Valerie Capitulo-Saide is anxious to meet as many parents as she can before the start of the new school year. Jefferson Primary School's new principal will host a meet-and-greet get-together on Tuesday, August 28 at 7 p.m. in the school gymnasium.
Ms. Capitulo-Saide formally assumed her new post on August 1. She replaces former Principal Margaret H. Evers, who retired on June 30. "I have been busy preparing for the new school year and getting to know about the rich history of Jefferson School," Ms. Capitulo-Saide said in a letter to parents. "I believe in a well-rounded education which focuses not only on academics, but also on the arts and technology. I encourage high standards for all students."
All parents of Jefferson students are invited to attend the meet-and-greet session. "This will be an opportunity for us to meet in an informal setting before the beginning of school," Ms. Capitulo-Saide told parents. "I want to assure you that I am committed to your child's education at Jefferson."