My name is James T. Ayres. I am originally from Ogallala and graduated from Ogallala High School. I received my Bachelors of Science Degree from the University of Nebraska at Kearney and my Masters of Arts in Educational Administration Degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.I am married to Angie Ayres who is a first grade teacher at McDonald Elementary School. We have three children, Madilyn, Brooklyn and Jaxon. This is my 18th year in education. I am currently the Principal at North Platte High School. I have been in this position for two years. Before my current position, I served as the Associate Principal at North Platte High School for nine years.
Our mission at North Platte High School is to ensure that students acquire the knowledge and skills that will prepare them to be College and Career Ready. The Career Pathways focus on education that offers students the opportunities to learn the knowledge, applications, and attitudes to succeed in school, in life and in the workplace. Students who are College Ready, should be prepared to handle the rigor of college while pursuing a career. When students graduate from NPHS, they are prepared to be citizens, informed consumers and effective workers.
My name is Scott Siegel, and I serve as an Associate Principal at North Platte High School. This is my first year in the district, and I have quickly grown to love my role, as well as the community.Prior to becoming a Bulldog, I served in principal/administrator roles in Madison Public Schools and Oakland-Craig Schools. I began my career as a Middle School Teacher and Coach in Omaha Public Schools.
I am a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where I earned a Bachelors Degree in Middle Grades Education (4-9) and also a graduate of Wayne State College, where I received my Masters Degree in PK-12 Administration. I am currently working on my Educational Specialist (Ed.S) and eventual Doctorate (Ed.D) from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
I grew up in Grand Island, Nebraska, where I graduated from Grand Island Senior High in 2003. As a former athlete, I still find competitive outlets through strength training and the occasional round of golf. When I'm not busy, I enjoy spending time with my family and squeezing in some time to play classic video games.
My proudest achievement in my life is being a member of my family. My wife, Reva, is an excellent teacher at NPPSD. Together, we have two beautiful daughters: Zoey (5), and Stella (1).
I look forward to many years of serving the community of North Platte, its students, and its families. Go Bulldogs!
My name is Micah Fisher and I serve as the Associate Principal at North Platte High School. This is my first year within the district. Prior to coming to North Platte, I was a teacher at South Sioux City Community Schools, where I was the Health and Strength/Conditioning coach for three years. I was also a coach for the football and basketball program.
I began my collegiate career at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, where I participated on the football program. After UNO shut down the football program, I transferred to Midland University. I graduated at Midland University with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Fitness/Sports Management and PK-12 Physical Education with a minor in coaching. I am also a graduate of Chadron State College, where I received my Masters of Education Degree in PK-12 Educational Administration. I am currently working towards my Educational Specialist degree in Educational Administration.
I also have a beautiful boy name Grayson, who is the greatest blessing a person could ask for. He is a constant reminder of the importance of guidance and leadership. My role for being an administrator is developing skills that shape our future students’ in effectively educating life-long learners by understanding skills and attributes necessary to become productive citizens. I want to help all educators grow and develop tools necessary in establishing a positive learning environment. It is critical component in building and developing a school culture that embraces diversity, high expectations, and a focus on learning.
I am thrilled to serve this community! I look forward to many years of guiding and supporting the students and families at North Platte. Go Bulldogs!
My name is Marc Mroczek. I am the Activities Director at North Platte High School.I grew up in Alma, NE, and graduated in 1996. I attended Doane University and received my Bachelor of Arts Degree in 2000. In 2010, I received my Master of Arts in Educational Administration Degree from the University of Nebraska at Kearney.
I taught and coached at Chase County Schools in Imperial, NE, from 2000-2012 before coming to North Platte High School in 2012.