We recommend that you check out the in-depth coverage of Cahall’s early exit by the excellent student journalists at the Wilson Beacon, the high school’s newspaper (during their winter break, no less):
DC Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson announced Wilson Principal Pete Cahall’s resignation in this letter:
An Important Message from the Chancellor–Principal Cahall Resigns
Principal Cahall submits resignation, Mr. Greg Bargeman is appointed Interim Principal
December 23, 2014
Dear Wilson Senior High School Community,
I am writing to inform you that Principal Cahall has resigned from DCPS, effective immediately. Assistant Principal Gregory Bargeman will lead Wilson for the remainder of the year as Interim Principal.
As we look toward the future, I am eager to work with all of you – students, parents, teachers, support staff, and community members – to identify an outstanding leader to help guide Wilson into the future.
Our first step in this process will be a community meeting, which we are working to schedule for mid January. This will be an opportunity for you to share your vision for Wilson, and identify the qualities you feel are most critical for the school’s next principal. In the interim, please do not hesitate to contact Dan Shea (email@example.com), Wilson’s Instructional Superintendent, with any questions. He will be your primary point of contact throughout this process.
I am confident that, together, we will identify an outstanding principal to help Wilson reach new heights. Thank you in advance for your participation in this process – and thank you for all that you do, each and every day, to support Wilson.
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