Apr 02, 2024

Hays teacher named Russell's Bickerdyke principal

Posted Apr 02, 2024 2:47 PM

By Jonathan Zweygardt
Hays Post

Hays Native and current Lincoln Elementary School teacher Jay Sanders has been named the next principal at Bickerdyke Elementary School in Russell.

According to the USD 407 district newsletter from Superintendent Jordan Perez, Sanders will begin working in the Russell district on July 1.

Sanders serves as a physical education teacher and behavior interventionalist at Lincoln Elementary School in Hays.

Sanders began working at Roosevelt Elementary School in Hays and worked as a PE teacher and coached football, wrestling and baseball at Hays High School.

He also previously coached baseball at Fort Hays State University.

Sanders is an FHSU graduate who also played baseball at FHSU.

Sanders and his wife, Sophia, have a daughter, Sylvie.