Skyline assistant principal to take the helm at Issaquah

May 28, 2013

Issaquah High School is staying within the district to hire its next principal, as Paula Phelps prepares to leave to become the executive director of high schools.

Andrea McCormick, Skyline High School’s assistant principal, will make the move to Issaquah beginning July 1, according to an email sent to Issaquah High School families.

The new Issaquah principal was described as a top leader who “communicates well and often,” in the email signed by Superintendent Steve Rasmussen and incoming Superintendent Ron Thiele.

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Skyline assistant principal to take the helm at Issaquah

May 22, 2013

NEW — 5:40 p.m. May 22, 2013

Issaquah High School is staying within the district to hire its next principal, as Paula Phelps prepares to leave to become the executive director of high schools.

Andrea McCormick, Skyline High School’s assistant principal, will make the move to Issaquah beginning July 1, according to an email sent to Issaquah High School families.

The new Issaquah principal was described as a top leader who “communicates well and often,” in the email signed by Superintendent Steve Rasmussen and incoming Superintendent Ron Thiele.

“She has proven to be unwaveringly focused on the personal achievement of every student, from those who are struggling to those who are excelling and everywhere in between,” they wrote. Read more

Paula Phelps is next director of high schools

May 7, 2013

In a letter sent to Issaquah High School families April 19, the school’s principal, Paula Phelps, announced that she would leave her post at the end of the school year to become the district’s executive director of high schools.

“For the past 15 years, this school community has been such a family to me,” Phelps wrote. “I can’t tell you what a rich experience it has been to watch your students learn, grow, laugh and leave here ready to pursue their dreams.”

Phelps said she originally turned down the offer from Superintendent Steve Rasmussen. Now that she is making the move, Phelps told families that the district wants to work closely with them in the process of selecting a new principal.

 

 

Paula Phelps to become next director of high schools

April 26, 2013

NEW — 4:36 p.m. April 26, 2013

In a letter sent to Issaquah High School families, the school’s principal, Paula Phelps, announced that she would leave her post at the end of the school year to become the district’s executive director of high schools.

“For the past 15 years, this school community has been such a family to me,” Phelps wrote. “I can’t tell you what a rich experience it has been to watch your students learn, grow, laugh and leave here ready to pursue their dreams.”

Phelps said she originally turned down the offer from Superintendent Steve Rasmussen. Now that she is making the move, Phelps told families that the district wants to work closely with them in the process of selecting a new principal. A survey to help shape the selection criteria is on its way, she added.