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Stembler Named Next President of Cardinal Newman

It is with mixed emotions we congratulate Mr. Charles Stembler ‘83 on being appointed the next president of Cardinal Newman High School in West Palm Beach, Florida, effective July 1, 2024. He will remain as principal at Calvert Hall through the 2023-2024 academic year. 
A member of the Calvert Hall faculty and staff team since 1987, Mr. Stembler began his career at Calvert Hall in the classroom teaching AP American/Comparative Government, Leadership, English, and Social Studies. He then served 23 years as the assistant principal for student affairs, culminating in his most recent position as principal for the past decade. 
In collaboration with the community, Mr. Stembler has helped to champion new initiatives such as the Brother Tom Miller Honors Program, the Bring Your Own Device Program and The Leadership Institute. He assisted in expanding the LaSalle Program as well as the robotics and conclave programs.  
“Being at Calvert Hall has been one of the great joys of my life,” Stembler shared. “The students are wonderful, the faculty is great, and the community is awesome. It is truly a special place that will forever hold a place in my heart.” 
During his tenure at Calvert Hall, he has been recognized as a Distinguished Lasallian Educator, Br. Gabriel Alumni Award recipient, and the 2023 Best Principal honoree by The Baltimore Sun’s Reader Rankings.
 President Brother John Kane, FSC, Ed.D., shared, “Chuck has been a key person at Calvert Hall for 40 years, including his time as a student. He has moved Calvert Hall forward in every position he has held, in particular during his time as principal. Calvert Hall is better because of him, and we will miss him. This is a wonderful opportunity for Chuck and his family. On behalf of Calvert Hall, I wish him all the best! Cardinal Newman will be in good hands with him at the helm.” 
Please join us in congratulating Mr. Stembler on this next chapter of his career. Cardinal Newman can expect amazing things as he brings a wealth of knowledge, passion, and commitment to educating the whole person: spirit, mind, and body.  
Calvert Hall College High School will begin a national search immediately for the next principal who will oversee a robust academic course of study featuring 29 AP courses and 90+ electives along with an extensive extracurricular offering of 60+ faculty moderated, student-led clubs and 40 MIAA “A” athletic teams.