About our Principal

Phone: (608)835-4301


Degrees and Certifications:

Jim Pliner

At OHS Since:

In Education Since
: 1990
Duties: Instructional Leadership in the role of Principal
Education: Graduate Licensure Program from Edgewood College, Educational Leadership (May, 2008), Master of Education and Professional Development from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse (May, 2004), Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (Dec.1989).
Awards/Honors:  2015 Edgewood College Maffit Outstanding Educator Award, 2015 Excellence with Equity Award (Team Category) Madison Metropolitan School District, 2011 Oregon School District Making A Difference Award, 2010 Outstanding Community Support Award from the Madison Police Department, 2007 Outstanding Community Service Award from Madison School Community Recreation, 2002 Walmart Teacher of the Year, 1996 Friend of Education Award from Representative Scott Klug, 2003 Big 8 Conference Baseball Coach of the Year. 
Service/Activities:  Volunteer youth sports coach (baseball, basketball, football), Member of the Board of Directors for the Simpson Street Free Press

About our Associate Principals

Phone: (608)835-4302


Degrees and Certifications:

Brad Ashmore

At OHS Since: 2018

In Education Since:  1998

Duties:  Currently on the building administrative team at OHS, Neighborhood Associate Principal in support of students/families with last Names O-Z.

Education:  BS in Elementary Education-Winona State University.  Masters in Educational Leadership-Cardinal Stritch University

Volunteer/Community Service:  Youth sports coach and volunteer in Oregon.

Professional Organizations:  AWSA

Awards:  Kohl Fellowship teacher nominee-SASD


Phone: (608) 835-4323


Degrees and Certifications:

Durand Hunter

At OHS Since: 2023

In Education Since:  

Duties: Associate Principal, Oregon High School; Neighborhood Associate Principal in support of students/families with last Names G-N


Volunteer/Community Service: 

Professional Organizations: 


Phone: (608) 835-4303


Degrees and Certifications:

Maggie Zywicki

At OHS Since: 2021

In Education Since: 2009

Duties: Associate Principal: Instructional & Equity Leader, Neighborhood Associate Principal in support of students/families with last Names A-F & AVID Students 

Education: Master's in Educational Leadership from Edgewood College, Edgewood College (2017), Master's of Social Work, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2009), Bachelor's of Science-Human Development & Family Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2004)

Awards: PBIS School of Merit 2012, PBIS School of Distinction 2013, 2014, 2015.

Professional Organizations: Association of Wisconsin School Administrators

About Our Director of Athletics

Phone: 608-835-4335


Degrees and Certifications:

Brittany Spencer Grant

At OHS Since: 2021

In Education Since:  2010

Duties: Ms. Spencer Grant is currently on the building administrative team at OHS overseeing athletics.

Education: Master's Degree in Kinesiology from the University of Central Missouri and Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology from the University of Wisconsin - Madison.  Certified Master Athletic Administrator certification from the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association.

Volunteer/Community Service:  Member of the Wisconsin Athletic Directors Association Board of Directors, Youth Sports Coach (hockey, soccer), Member of the Verona Youth Hockey Association Board of Directors

Professional Organizations:  Wisconsin Athletic Directors Association, National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association

About Our Administrative Assistants

Phone: (608) 835-4306


Degrees and Certifications:

Jen Eithun - Lead Administrative Assistant

Phone: (608) 835-4309


Degrees and Certifications:

Amy Berning - Administrative Assistant

Phone: (608) 835-4398


Degrees and Certifications:

Angie Dunn - Administrative Assistant

Phone: (608) 835-4391


Degrees and Certifications:

Laura Prine - Administrative Assistant/Receptionist

Phone: 608-835-4387


Degrees and Certifications:

Dave Jameson - Athletics

Phone: (608) 835-4308


Degrees and Certifications:

Sara Kempker - Attendance A - Z

Phone: (608) 835-4311


Degrees and Certifications:

Tricia McCauley - Health Paraprofessional