PORTLAND — Advisory committees made up of staff, parents and community members are screening applicants for principal positions at Portland High School and Riverton Elementary School, district officials announced today.

Candidates will be interviewed through next week and finalists will have second interviews on May 27. Superintendent Jim Morse plans to appoint candidates to both positions at the June 7 school board meeting.

Portland High Principal Mike Johnson will become director of Portland Arts and Technology High School in the fall. Riverton Principal Nancy Kopack has resigned from her position, effective at the end of the school year.