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Principals Message

Principal's Message [1]


Welcome to Wood Elementary School where your children are the number one priority of our staff!

I feel extremely fortunate and excited to be named the new principal of Wood Elementary School. I have been a part of the Merrillville family since 2002 and taught mathematics at Pierce Middle School.  In 2013, I became an assistant principal at Pierce and was able to share in the success of all the students. 

I am looking forward to being the principal of a school with an incredible reputation of having wonderful children, a motivated and dedicated staff, parents who partner with the school, and strong community support.

I will continue to support Wood’s history of providing your children with a safe and nurturing learning environment, a positive and fun climate, educational and social emotional programs that are conducive to student learning and development, and a strong partnership with parents and community members.

I truly believe effective and open communication between home and school is crucial to the success of the children.  Do not hesitate to contact any of our staff members if you have any questions or concerns. Together, we will make your child’s school year a memorable one!

Again, welcome to the 2022-2023 school year!

Mrs. Igras