McBride steps up amid changes at Vale district

By John L. Braese

The Enterprise

VALE – For the second time within one year, Alisha McBride is doing double duty. While handling the daily duties as principal of Vale Elementary School, McBride is also overseeing the district, including the building of a new middle school, as interim superintendent.

McBride is also maintaining a personal life as a wife and mother to four boys while preparing for Christmas dinner at her home.

“I have a great support system,” said McBride. “My husband, Toby, is a great dad and shares the household duties. I am always confident that if I have a late night, when I get home, the boys are fed, the homework is done and everyone is happy. I would not be able to do this without him.”

After serving one stint as interim superintendent, McBride said she was flattered by this second offer.

“It was an honor . . .