Ms. McDonald is a strategic leader, collaborative educator and a dedicated team member. She began her career as an educator in the CVUSD at Madrona Elementary School more than 22 years ago. She most recently served as the Assistant Principal for Westlake Hills Elementary School during the 2021-2022 academic year. Ms. McDonald will officially begin her new role as Principal of Cypress Elementary School on July 1, 2022.
In the Conejo Valley Unified School District we proudly serve ALL students and even more proudly affirm to be a place where ALL students belong.
June is National Pride Month in recognition of the valuable contributions LGBTQ+ individuals across America have made to our nation, their fight for equality, and their tireless ongoing struggle against discrimination and injustice. At the Tuesday, May 3rd Board of Education Meeting Resolution #21/22-42: In Support of National Pride Month was approved.
Congratulations to the 22 CVUSD students who received a Youth Citizenship Award from the Thousand Oaks Rotary. These annual recognitions are bestowed to a 5th grade student from each CVUSD elementary school and an 8th grade student from each CVUSD middle school. Students are chosen for the award for successfully demonstrating good citizenship by helping others, for making a contribution to the school and community, and for being a role model to others. Students are also selected for exhibiting outstanding leadership skills.
Each year, Lockheed Martin, a global security and aerospace company, hosts Code Quest, an annual computer programming competition where teams of two to three high school students work together to solve problems by using programming to complete the “quest”. This spring Westlake High School had three teams of students compete at the California Code Quest, which included more than 70 teams from all over the state.