By Danielle Coots
For the News-Current
BEAVERCREEK – New principal Jeff Jones has been steering Beavercreek High School’s ship for a little more than a month and is excited about the excellence of the Beavercreek has to offer its students.
“As principal of Beavercreek High School, I oversee all facets of campus life including academics, extra-curricular activities, and community outreach. I’m humbled to serve the students, staff and community of Beavercreek,” Principal Jones said. “The opportunity to lead our high school is an honor because of its reputation for student success and community service. I truly believe this district is a ‘destination district’ and it shows by how many professionals gladly spend their careers serving it and truly enjoy helping students reach their fullest potential.”
Principal Jones came to the Beavercreek district after finishing his term as principal near Columbus at Big Walnut High School in Sunbury, Ohio. He also served as a vice-principal at Hayes High School in Delaware, Ohio and has more than 15 years of teaching science and coaching experience in a number of districts.
He earned his degrees at Otterbein College, Ohio State University and Ashland University. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences and master in teaching. He has earned a CBI/OWE Endorsement and completed his Administrator’s Licensure and Superintendent’s Licensure.
“We’re fortunate to have a professional of his caliber in such an important position. I’m confident his leadership will pave the way for student success and help our district continue to be one of the best in Ohio,” Beavercreek City School Superintendent Dr. William McGlothlin said.
Principal Jones is a family man and knows the challenges of juggling a professional career and maintaining a healthy and enjoyable family life. At the time of his appointment, he also demonstrated his support for the Beavercreek football team by wearing the traditional orange and black.
“I look forward to meeting everyone and ‘weaving myself into the fabric’ of the Beavercreek community, working collaboratively with everyone to continue to honor the traditions and enrich the experiences for everyone here at Beavercreek High School,” he said.
Contact Principal Jones at [email protected] or by telephone at 937-429-7547, ext. 2483.
Danielle Coots is a freelance writer for Greene County News.