The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) recently named new principals at seven of its schools, including Poway’s Abraxas High School. Principal Alain Henry joins Abraxas with a 25-year career in education, including 17 years as a special education teacher. Most recently, he was principal at Durango Big Picture High School in Colorado for eight years, where he worked with at-risk students towards academic success.

The other six new principals joining PUSD this year are Jill Halsey (Canyon View Elementary School), Lisa Wilken (Sunset Hills Elementary School), Scott Corso (Black Mountain Middle School), Tina Ziegler (Westview High School), Eric Takeshita (Del Sur Elementary School), and Marie Galaz (Bernardo Heights Middle School).