March 11, 2014
Jackie Patten, principal at Cougar Ridge Elementary School, announced Feb. 28 that she will retire at the end of the 2013-14 school year.
Patten has worked in education for 40 years, and said in an email to families that she has enjoyed working with an “outstanding community” at Cougar Ridge.
“It is truly a privilege to be ending my career in education at such a remarkable school,” Patten wrote. “Serving as an educator is a very rewarding profession.”