Wake Ed

Principals hired at Moore Square Middle, Wakefield Elementary

The Wake County school board announced new principals on Tuesday for Moore Square Middle School and Wakefield Elementary School, both in Raleigh.

Jacqueline Jordan will start as principal of Moore Square Middle, a magnet school in downtown Raleigh, on June 15, with a salary of $93,692. She has been principal of Underwood Elementary School in Raleigh since 2007.

Danny Barnes will remain Moore Square’s interim principal through June 12.

Cynthia Keech will start as principal of Wakefield Elementary in North Raleigh on July 1, with a salary of $98,111. Keech has been principal of Carroll Middle School in Raleigh since 2011.