ST. CLOUD - A new principal has taken over at Madison Elementary in St. Cloud.

Jean Clark is now principal and replaces Travis Okerlund, who has been reassigned as assistant principal at North Junior High in St. Cloud.

Both started at their new positions on Monday.

District 742 spokesperson Tami Deland says Clark will be a principal on temporary assignment and previously served as a principal for many years in the Sauk Rapids-Rice district before retiring in 2010.

Okerlund had started his second year as principal at Madison this year.