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Washougal recognizes school principals

The Columbian

WASHOUGAL — Washougal School District is celebrating National Principals Month in October by recognizing each school’s leader and a project they are proud of. At Cape Horn-Skye Elementary and Canyon Creek Middle schools, Brian Amundson has been working to create a shared culture but separate identity for both schools. At Columbia River Gorge Elementary, Tracey MacLachlan is proud of their Awesome Otter reward tickets and Awesome Otter Store, which supports rewarding positive behavior. Gause Principal Tami Culp is proudest of the resilience of staff, students, and families have shown through the pandemic. Wendy Morrill, principal of Hathaway Elementary School, is very excited about the addition of two dual-language kindergarten classrooms. David Cooke, Jemtegaard Middle School, is most proud of how staff responded to necessary changes through the pandemic. Washougal High Principal Sheree Gomez-Clark has created a rolling desk that she can use in hallways and other places where she is more accessible to students. Jason Foster, Washougal Learning Academy, is proud of his team of teachers and their ability to quickly expand the program curriculum, transition to standards-based evaluation and offer enrichment activities.

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