Welcome new or newly assigned school leaders

2022 OSD Administrative Retreat showing nearly 70 district administrators seated at round tables in the Capital High School Commons.
Superintendent Patrick Murphy welcomes district administrators at the 2022 Administrative Retreat held at Capital High School.

Please help us welcome new or newly assigned principals, assistant principals and dean of students at schools throughout the district:

Elementary Schools

  • Hansen and Centennial ES: Assistant Principal Denise Freund, who most recently served as the K-12 Special Education teacher for the Kelso Virtual Academy.
  • LP Brown ES
    • Principal Sean Shaughnessy, who most recently served as principal at Roosevelt Elementary in Olympia.
    • Dean of Students Callie Jones, who most recently served as an administrative intern at Roosevelt Elementary.
  • McLane ES: Principal Dannie Clark, who most recently served as assistant principal at Hansen and Centennial elementary schools in Olympia.
  • Roosevelt ES: Principal Chisa Marshall, who most recently served as principal of Shining Mountain Elementary School in the Bethel School District.

Middle Schools

  • Jefferson MS
    • Interim Principal Jane Allaire, who most recently served as an assistant principal in the Elma School District.
    • Interim Assistant Principal Sharyn Merrigan, who most recently served as the elementary summer school principal, principal intern at Boston Harbor Elementary and a technology instructional coach.
  • Thurgood Marshall MS: Principal Anthony Brock, who most recently served as principal at McLane Elementary in Olympia.
  • Washington MS: Assistant Principal Bonnie Hauschka, who most recently served as principal at LP Brown Elementary in Olympia.

High Schools

  • Capital HS:
    • Interim Principal Lillian Hunter, who served since February 2022 as assistant principal at Capital High School.
    • Assistant Principal Doug Anderson, who most recently served as middle school principal in the Griffin School District.
    • Dean of Students Michael Lunde, who most recently worked as a dean of students at the former South Sound High School in North Thurston Public Schools, and a coach at Capital High School.
  • Olympia HS
    • Assistant Principal Elizabeth Cornelius, who most recently served as dean of students at Nisqually Middle School in North Thurston Public Schools.
    • Assistant Principal Dan Casler, who most recently served as a fifth grade teacher at Peter G Schmidt Elementary in Tumwater.
  • Olympia Regional Learning Academy: Assistant Principal Stacey Anderson, who served most recently as the principal at CHOICE, an alternative school in Shelton.