Announcement

Millard School District's 2015-16 Initiative

Millard School District Announces New Principal for DES

MrsBliss

Millard School District is pleased to announce the selection of Mrs. Delna Bliss as the principal of the Delta Elementary School. Mrs. Bliss will replace Mr. Dave Noah who is retiring at the end of the current school year.

Eleven outstanding applicants were selected to interview for this critical position from a pool of 26 applicants, nine of whom are current employees of the school district and two who are currently employed as administrators in other locations.  A committee of 5 parents, 4 employees, and 2 administrators conducted these interviews and passed a recommendation on to the Superintendent who again interviewed Mrs. Bliss before passing her name on to the school board for their consideration.

Mrs. Bliss has been teaching in Millard School District since 1985. She graduated from Southern Utah University (SUSC) in elementary education with minors in reading, special education, and early childhood education. She earned her English as a Second Language and Gifted Education endorsements and completed her Masters Degree from Western Governors University. She has taught kindergarten, special education, and first through third grades.

Mrs. Delna Bliss lives in Hinckley and is married to Dan Bliss.  They have three children, Dustin, Danielle (Darren), and Delainee, and a grandson, Casper.

Mrs. Bliss is excited to accept this new position and eager to serve the community that has been so good to her and her family.

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