Mrs. Claire Garrett, Principal Washington Elementary


CELEBRATING OUR PRINCIPALS! Meet Claire Garrett! This is Mrs. Garrett’s first year as the principal of Washington Elementary. Mrs. Garrett previously served as the assistant principal at Root Elementary, a position she has held since 2017. She has also served as a special services designee and as a special education paraprofessional. Read on to find out MORE about Mrs. Garrett!!

Q:  What would students and parents be surprised to find out about you?😮|
A:  I spent a summer in Australia with the National Outdoor Leadership School.

Q:  What is one of your favorite go-to feel-good movies? 🍿
A:  My favorite go-to feel-good movie is "Mary Poppins"!

Q:  What is your favorite memory as a principal so far? ✨
A:  Making connections with all students and staff at Washington.

Q:  What is your favorite dish from the cafeteria? 😋
A:  Edamame Salad!

Q:  If you could pass on any wisdom to your students, what would you share? 🦉
A:  Become a listener. When you listen, you fill your mind and grow your learning.

Q:  If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go? 🗺️
A:  New Zealand - again!!

Q:  Is there a quote or saying that you live your life by? 🧬
A:  "The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook." ~William James