ROYAL OAK, Mich. -

A former Royal Oak principal was sentenced to 2 years probation Tuesday for embezzling thousands of dollars from accounts meant for various student activities.

Michael Greening, the former Royal Oak High School Principal, was charged with two counts of Embezzlement of $1,000 or more, but less than $20,000.

In 2011, the Royal Oak school district asked the Royal Oak Police Department to investigate financial irregularities involving funds associated with the high school's various student activity accounts.

Royal Oak principal Michael Greening