Northwest NEWS

August 19, 2002


Northshore School District announces five new principals

John Bond, Northshore's Executive Director of Elementary Education, recently announced Becky Clausen has been appointed interim principal at Crystal Springs Elementary School.
   Clausen has worked 22 years in Northshore, including 10 years as principal at Hollywood Hill Elementary and East Ridge Elementary Schools.
   From 1994 through her retirement in December 2000, she served as the district's Executive Director of Elementary Education.
   Clausen replaces Judith Weaver, who is moving to Denver after four years as principal at Crystal Springs.
   Other new principal assignments in the district include:
   Bill Bagnall - Principal - Canyon Creek Elementary (Previous position - Fernwood and Crystal Springs Elementary Schools)
   Jill Crivello - Principal - Woodin Elementary (Previous Position - Asst. Principal Woodmoor Elementary)
   Karol Pulliam - Principal - Cottage Lake Elementary (Previous Position - Lakeview Elementary in the Lake Washington SD)
   Gretchen Schaefer - Principal - Northshore Junior High (Previous Position - Director of Instruction Support Services - Edmonds School District)
   Bagnall replaces Kristin Tammetta who requested an appointment to become the assistant principal at Woodmoor Elementary
   Northshore Junior High will also welcome a new assistant principal, Joe Mismas, this fall. HE comes to the district from the Edmonds School District where he served as Dean of Students and as Principal Intern at Mountlake Terrace High School in 2001-2002. He has a Master of Education in School Administration and a B.S. in Technology Education from Western Washington University.
   The following Administrative changes have taken place during the summer:
   Eric Barnum - Interim Director of Secondary Education (Previous Position - Director of Student Services)
   Craig Hopkins - Interim Director of Student Services (Previous Position - Meadowdale Middle School in the Edmonds School District)
   Randy Wolf - Director of Transporation (Previous Position - Puget Sound Naval Shipyard)
   Nancy Young - Asst. Principal at Crystal Springs & Woodin Elementary Schools (Previous Position - Asst. Director of Elementary Education)