Principal's Message

Dear South Elementary Parents, Family Members, and Friends,

I am delighted and honored to introduce myself as the new principal of Mt. Healthy South Elementary.  As I step into this role, I want to express my sincere gratitude for the warm welcome I have received thus far from the staff, students, and families. It is with great enthusiasm that I join this exceptional school community.

First and foremost, let me assure you that my commitment to providing a safe, inclusive, and nurturing environment for all students is unwavering. I firmly believe that each child has unique talents, abilities, and potential waiting to be discovered and nurtured. It is my utmost priority to ensure that every student at South Elementary receives the support and guidance necessary to achieve their full potential academically, socially, and emotionally.

I bring with me a decade of experience as a school administrator, having served as an administrator in both suburban and urban public schools. Throughout my career, I have witnessed firsthand the transformative power of education and the impact that dedicated educators and engaged parents can have on a child's success. I am committed to fostering strong partnerships with families and the broader community, as I believe that collaboration is key to creating a thriving educational ecosystem.

I look forward to meeting and getting to know each and every one of you. I have been and will continue to actively engage with students, parents, staff, and community members to gain a comprehensive understanding of our strengths, challenges, and aspirations. Together, we will work towards continuous improvement and the pursuit of excellence in all aspects of education.

I am a firm believer in open communication, and I encourage you to reach out to me with any questions, concerns, or ideas you may have. I am available should like to schedule a time to chat - I am here to listen, learn, and collaborate with you. I firmly believe that education is a shared responsibility, and together, we can create a positive and enriching experience for every child at South Elementary.

Thank you once again for the warm welcome, and I am excited to begin this incredible journey with you all. Let us work hand in hand to create an environment where all our students can thrive and succeed.


Dr. Terrez Thomas, Principal