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Clover Park School District announces school and administrative changes

The following Clover Park School District administrative changes will take place for the 2016-17 school year.


Evergreen Elementary School

  • Marianne Rupprecht is the new assistant principal at Evergreen Elementary. Rupprecht has worked in CPSD since 2010 as a supervisor of curriculum and instruction in the Teaching and Learning Department. She replaces Jaclyn Shope, who is now the assistant principal at Four Heroes Elementary.

Four Heroes Elementary School

  • Jacyln Shope is the new assistant principal at Four Heroes Elementary. She was the former assistant principal at Evergreen Elementary. She replaces Megan Qualls, who is now the principal at Dower Elementary.

Clover Park High School

  • Matt Fiteny is an assistant principal at Clover Park High School. He was a former co-principal of a public charter high school in Washington, D.C. Fiteny was also the founding director and dean of academics at the Maya Angelou Young Adult Learning Center for four years and taught in California for four years before moving to D.C.
  • Sheila Holter is an assistant principal at Clover Park High School. She was the former assistant principal/athletic director at Wapato High School, in Wapato, Wash. for the past three years. Holter also taught language arts at La Center High School in La Center, Wash. for 14 years.

Dower Elementary School

  • Megan Qualls is the principal at Dower Elementary. She was the assistant principal at Four Heroes Elementary for the 2015-16 school year. For the 14 years prior to that, Megan was a general and special education teacher in Tacoma. She replaces Jennifer Moore.

Lakes High School

  • Chelle Gallow is an assistant principal at Lakes High School. She has more than eight years of high school teaching and teacher leader experience gained in Florida. Gallow has vast experience with extracurricular clubs and activities, curriculum writing and leading a professional learning community.
  • Tanya Jones is an assistant principal at Lakes High School. Jones has 16 years of experience in suburban and urban school districts. Most recently, she served as the dean of students and math curriculum specialist at Franklin Pierce High School in Franklin Pierce School District.

Harrison Preparatory School

  • Former Clover Park High School assistant principal Kevin Rupprecht has been appointed as principal at Harrison Preparatory School and replaces Lisa Boyd, who accepted a position as principal in Tacoma Public Schools. Rupprecht has been with the district since 2002.

Hudtloff Middle School

  • Cindy Adams, former assistant principal at Lakes High School, is the principal at Hudtloff Middle School. She served as a teacher, coordinator for alternative programs, dean of students, assistant principal for four years at Clover Park High School and assistant principal for four years at Lakes. She replaces Greg Wilson, who is now the principal at Lochburn Middle School.

Lochburn Middle School

  • Greg Wilson, former principal at Hudtloff Middle School, is the principal at Lochburn Middle School. He has 22 years of successful experience as an educator and administrator in Clover Park School District (CPSD). He replaces Josh Zarling, who accepted a position as principal in Tacoma Public Schools.  

Tyee Park Elementary School

  • Sean Schoenfeldt is the principal at Tyee Park Elementary. He has four years’ experience as an elementary school principal, and was formerly at Muckleshoot Tribal School in Auburn. He replaces Taj Jensen, who accepted a position as principal in Tacoma Public Schools.

Woodbrook Middle School

  • Rebecca Sprague is the assistant principal at Woodbrook Middle School. Last school year, Sprague served as the dean of students at Woodbrook, while she completed her administrative internship. She was a consultant teacher from 2012-15 and worked as an instructional facilitator from 2004- 12. Sprague has been a teacher in CPSD since 1991. Sprague replaces Jason Greer, who accepted a principal position in North Thurston School District.

Auxiliary Services Center

  • Paul Vigil is the district’s new director of transportation. He replaces Delphie Nielsen, who held the position for nine years. Vigil has served as the district’s supervisor for transportation since April 2010. Prior to 2010, he was a transportation supervisor with East Valley School District in Spokane, Wash. Vigil also worked as a dispatcher and school bus driver for six years in eastern Washington. Paul has a certificate of graduation from Central Washington University’s Pupil Transportation Management Program.