Mrs. Kimberly Pinhey moved to the Eastern Shore in 1993 from Cincinnati, Ohio. She worked in Dorchester County Public Schools in the areas of special education and counseling for 11 years before transferring to Bennett Middle School as a school counselor. In Wicomico County, she held the positions of Assistant Principal at Bennett Middle School for three years, Assistant Principal at James M. Bennett High School for six years before joining the Parkside Ram family as Principal in 2014. She has a Bachelor of Science degree from Eastern Kentucky University, a Master’s of Education degree from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, and her Administration I and II certification from Salisbury University. Mrs. Pinhey also holds Nationally Board Certification in the area of school counseling. Mrs. Pinhey lives in Wicomico County where she enjoys the weather, close proximity to the ocean and the kindness and hospitality of the community.
Mr. Brian Briggs joined the Parkside High School Rams as Assistant Principal this year and before that was Assistant Principal at Wicomico Middle School for three years. Formerly a middle school math teacher right here at Wicomico Middle School, he received a bachelor's degree from Methodist College, a Master of Education in School Administration from Salisbury University, and successfully completed the Administrative Leadership Academy at Salisbury University. While a teacher at WMS, he chaired the Instructional Leadership Team, mentored many SU interns, and was a teacher leader in the area of mathematics. As a Dean of Students at SMS, he helped coordinate substitutes, arrange for bus transportation, and conduct grade-level and team-level meetings, as well as other administrative duties. Mr. Briggs lives in Salisbury with Christy, his wife and National-Board certified reading teacher, and their children Hannah and Josh.
Mr. Gibson comes to Parkside High School as the Dean of Students from the same position at Bennett Middle School. He has ten years of school experience in the classroom prior to moving into the position of Dean of Students. He is married with two children. He originally taught 5 years in Baltimore County before joining Wicomico County in 2009 as a history teacher at Salisbury Middle. He received his bachelor's degree in Geography from Frostburg State University and his Master's in Teaching from Towson University. He recently secured his Administrator I certification.