Principal Named For Hight School

Hervey A. Taylor, III has been named principal of the new H. Allen Hight School opening this fall in Creekside.

Taylor currently holds the Interim Principal post at American Lakes Elementary school.

Taylor previously worked at Natomas Middle School for six years. He started as a history teacher and later served as Vice Principal for three years.

In 2004-05, Taylor was selected as the Teacher of the Year for the Natomas Unified School District.

“My mission as principal is to be an instructional leader and to provide each student with the opportunity to learn in a safe, secure and nurturing environment,” Taylor writes on the American Lakes Elementary School website.

A community meeting to be held 6 p.m. on April 24 at Natomas Park Elementary School to discuss Hight. Any of those who live in the district and have children who could potentially attend the new school should attend.

Other important details:

  1. The first day of school is August 11, 2008.
  2. Right now the plan is to start the school with grades K-5.
  3. Children who are 5 years old on or before December 2nd are eligible to enroll in the Kindergarten class.

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