William Sininger, Principal
This is William Sininger's first year as the Principal of McKinley-ALC. Prior to joining the McKinley-ALC staff Mr. Sininger was the Assistant Principal at North Junior High for one year and the Dean of Students at Apollo High School. In the years before that Mr. Sininger started and taught the PRIDE Program at South Junior High for six years. Mr. Sininger has worked with kids either in education or through running group homes for over 20 years.Mr. Sininger spends most of his time with his wife and four kids playing games, watching movies and going on short distance adventures. Mr. Sininger has designed 9 board games over the past 11 years. When not playing games, he can usually be found watching Marvel or Star Wars movies.Mr. Sininger looks forward to working with students, families, staff and the community members of McKinley-ALC to ensure every student receives the best educational experience possible.
Richard Chakolis, Assistant Principal
Richard Chakolis graduated from Augsburg College. Prior to that he attended school and played football at the Air Force Academy prep school. Chakolis also wrestled and played football at the Coast Guard Academy. He completed his master's degree and administrative licensure at St. Mary's University. Chakolis has taught and coached in several different school district's and has always had a strong relationship with the students. This will be his second year as the assistant principal at the ALC. Previously he worked at Talahi elementary as assistant principal, and at South Junior high as the administrative intern. Chakolis loves working with parents, staff, and students. He is very excited for the upcoming year.