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Principal: Melissa DeDonder

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Mrs. DeDonder serves as the principal at Walden Middle School. She came to work in Park Hill in 1995 as a middle school social studies and English language arts teacher.  In 2004, she became and assistant principal at Congress Middle School, where she stayed until becoming one of Walden's first assistant principals when it opened in 2019.  Mrs. DeDonder received her master's and educational specialist degrees from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and her bachelor's degree from Baker University.  


Assistant Principals


Melissa DeDonder

Robert Milner
Assistant Principal 

Tara Bell
Assistant Principal