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Laurie Lowy Appointed to Principal of John S. Malcom Elementary School

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA – The Capistrano Unified School District Board of Trustees appointed Laurie Lowy Principal of John S. Malcom Elementary School, effective March 1, 2018.


Ms. Lowy was appointed to the position after the school’s previous principal, Peggy Baerst, became Director of Student Achievement for the Capistrano Unified School District.


Lowy has extensive experience in a variety of administrative roles by serving as Assistant Principal of Castille Elementary, Del Obispo Elementary, and Phillip J. Reilly Elementary schools. Prior to these positions, Lowy served for three years as Assistant Principal for Niguel Hills Middle School and for eight years as the Assistant Principal at Fred Newhart Middle School.


Lowry’s accomplishments include leadership in the implementation of Common Core curriculum and standards and a leadership position on the Student Study Team and Individualized Educational Program processes.


Described as a strong administrative leader with a deep commitment to addressing the needs of students and teachers, Lowy’s record of educational success has prepared her for her new role as Principal of John S. Malcom Elementary School.




Posted by: Tania Cluttey, District Admin, Capistrano Unified School District Published:3/7/18
Audience: Webmasters and Elementary School News Group

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