FORM 8-K

UNITED STATES


SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION


Washington, D.C. 20549


FORM 8-K


CURRENT REPORT


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (date of earliest event reported):  July 5, 2018


SCHOOL SPECIALTY, INC.


(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)








           Delaware              


    000-24385    


      39-0971239      


(State or other jurisdiction


of incorporation)


(Commission


File Number)


(IRS Employer


Identification No.)






W6316 Design Drive


        Greenville, Wisconsin  54942        


(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:  (920) 734-5712


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:




Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)






Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)






Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))






Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§ 230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§ 240.12b-2 of this chapter).


Emerging growth company


If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use


the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting


standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.










Item 5.02


Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers


On July 5, 2018, Edward J. Carr, Jr.’s employment as the Executive Vice President and Chief Sales Officer of School Specialty, Inc. (the “Company”) ended.  In connection with the end of his employment, the Company and Mr. Carr agreed that he would be entitled to the benefits of a termination without cause in accordance with his employment agreement.








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SIGNATURES


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.









 

SCHOOL SPECIALTY, INC.


 

 

 

 

Dated:  July 5, 2018


By:


/s/ Kevin Baehler               


 

Kevin Baehler


Executive Vice President and


Chief Financial Officer








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