Mr. Charles “Chuck” Welsh will step in as a one-year interim principal for the 2017-18 school year. Mr. Welsh retired in 2010 after a long and successful career as a teacher and administrator, culminated by a decade as a principal for the Howell Township schools. Since his retirement, Mr. Welsh has successfully completed interim principal positions at the West Long Branch School District and the Bear Tavern School in neighboring Hopewell Valley. He spent last year as an interim administrator for the Middletown Township School District. Mr. Welsh will bring stability, experience and leadership to Lore prior to the search for a permanent principal for Lore that will commence in early 2018.