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Principal Dr. Timothy Bianchi


Hello East Pennsboro Area High School Community, 


I am honored to be the next Principal of East Pennsboro Area High School. Already I feel the tremendous pride and expectations the community has in its schools. In the coming months and years, I look forward to becoming a Panther and embracing the traditions and values of the East Pennsboro Area School District and greater community. Please see the link and narrative below for a brief personal introduction. I look forward to meeting you soon.  



Dr. Timothy (Tim) Bianchi



Video Message from Dr. Bianchi




My family and I are excited to begin this leg of our journey together. All great endeavors are accomplished with family and friends, and I am proud to introduce my family to the East Pennsboro community. My wife Kari and I have two awesome children, Ezzie (8; 3rd Grade) and Lucy (6; 1st Grade). Kari spent nearly 20 years as a Health & Physical Education teacher at Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School, where she is an alumnus. A year ago, she changed career paths to become the fourth generation to run her family’s business. Kari and I met at Mechanicsburg. I taught social studies and was an assistant principal there for 15 years. Ezzie and Lucy enjoy school and are involved in a number of activities. We spend a lot of time together as a family at their sporting events. Baseball is our favorite sport, and we root hard for the Phillies! 


I was born in Scranton, PA, and was raised in Lancaster County, attending Lampeter-Strasburg School District and Millersville University. Both of my parents along with numerous other extended family members were teachers. My father was a school administrator and still serves in the administration at Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology. Involvement in team sports has shaped my values to a great degree. One of my proudest series of memories involved watching my younger brother, Jeff, play major league baseball for the Milwaukee Brewers. My younger sister, Sarah, serves as a nurse in a retirement community. Our family has dedicated much in the line of service to others, and I hope to extend the same at East Pennsboro. In May of 2023, I earned my doctoral degree in Educational Leadership from Shippensburg & Millersville Universities. I aim to combine this academic experience with eight years as an assistant principal at Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School to help lead East Pennsboro to future success 


As I immerse myself in what it means to be an East Pennsboro Panther, learning of the proud history and tradition of the greater school community, I also hope to impart several of my core values to maintain and strengthen an already thriving school. I hope that through example, I will help lead a high-energy, positive, welcoming school environment that helps prepare students for the next phases of their lives. I believe in our next generation of students and future leaders. They have talents and abilities that I envy, and I hope to create a nurturing environment where all students can achieve their definition of success. 


Have a restful end of the summer, 

Tim Bianchi 

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Assistant Principal Dan Peck

dan peckDaniel Peck is the assistant principal for East Pennsboro Area High School. Dan was an elementary teacher at West Creek Hills prior to his administration at the high school.  He has taught at the elementary, middle, and high school level throughout his career and has been certified to teach in the states of Maryland, California, and Pennsylvania.


Dan grew up in western Pennsylvania where he is an alumni of St. Vincent College. He is a proud "Bearcat" that played baseball all four years of college while earning a bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts Education with a minor in Elementary Education. Dan went on to earn his masters in administration, at California University of Pennsylvania. 


Dan has two children. He enjoys spending time with his children watching them play lacrosse and soccer. In his spare time, you may see Dan kayaking or fishing on the local rivers. Being born and raised near Pittsburgh, Dan is a big Pittsburgh Steelers fan.


One of Dan’s most rewarding moments is when he gets to interact with his former elementary school students as they attend as high school students. It is amazing for him to see the growth students have made during their middle school years and to have the opportunity to work with them again in a different capacity. Dan looks forward to making each day purposeful for Panther students. He believes in developing our Character Education Program and in the core values that our community has established.

Assistant Principal John Jahoda

jahodaMr. John Jahoda joined West Creek Hills Elementary School as the Assistant Principal in the 2020-2021 school year.  Prior to joining EPASD, Mr. Jahoda taught for 10 years at the elementary and early childhood levels in Prince George’s County Public Schools, Maryland.  He has taught physical education and adapted physical education to students of all abilities.  He taught and coordinated multiple extended school year (ESY) and summer camp programs throughout his time at PGCPS.


Mr. Jahoda holds a Master of Science in Educational Administration from McDaniel College and a Bachelor of Science degree in PreK-12 Physical Education from SUNY Brockport.  He holds a PA teaching certification in Health & Physical Education PK-12 and Principal PK-12.  Mr. Jahoda believes in making a positive impact in the entire school community by building relationships and having fun. Communication is key! Mr. Jahoda believes that everyone in the school community should feel valued and appreciated.  He also believes that anyone can achieve great things if they have a positive attitude, growth mindset, and good character.  He strives to instill those qualities in our students and to be a positive role model to all. 


One of John’s most rewarding moments in school is when he gets to interact and spend time with the staff, students, and school community in all areas of the school day. John believes in developing a strong positive behavioral interventions and supports program (PBIS) in our school to help build a robust school community rooted in trust and respect for all.


Outside of school Mr. Jahoda enjoys spending lots of time with his family, exercising, playing various sports (baseball, softball, basketball, golf, and tennis), coaching his children’s sports teams and completing home improvement projects.