BH Principal Placed On Leave

Another official with Benton Harbor Area Schools is on non-disciplinary paid administrative leave pending an unspecified investigation. This time, it’s STEAM Academy at MLK Principal John David VanDyke. In a brief statement issued Thursday, the school district said VanDyke’s on-leave status is indefinite.The district tells us Jordan Wright will assume the duties of principal while VanDyke is out. All of this while Superintendent Shelly Walker remains on non-disciplinary paid administrative leave pending the results of another  investigation. Any parents with questions can call the central administration office. School officials are offering no further details.