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Mrs. Keana Butler
Welcome to Park Ridge Elementary – “Home of the Patriots”
As principal of Park Ridge Elementary, I want to welcome you to our website and to our Patriot family. Here at Park Ridge we are engaged learners committed to academic excellence. We believe in educating the whole child. We focus on how to be a great student, friend, but most of all a good person. Daily our students demonstrate Patience and Perseverance, Respect and Responsibility, Interest and Integrity, Discipline and Dependability, and Effort and Excellence. Patriots have PRIDE!
We believe in an effective Home-School connection and welcome you to contact us here if there are ever any questions or concerns. I can be directly reached at (540) 658-6320 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mrs. Keana Sirmans-Butler was named Principal of Park Ridge Elementary School in August of 2013. She began her teaching career in Brooklyn New York at P.S. 167 in District 17 where she taught 3rd grade for 4 years. She moved to Spotsylvania Virginia with her family in August of 1999 where she came to Stafford County and taught 3rd and 4th grade as a Falmouth Falcon for 5 years. Mrs. Butler left Stafford County for a short while and was appointed the Assistant Principal at Essex Intermediate School in Tappahannock, Virginia. In 2007 Mrs. Butler had the opportunity to return to Stafford County and was appointed the Assistant Principal at Rocky Run Elementary, home of Rocky the Bulldog where she served for 6 years. Additionally, Mrs. Butler holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Virginia State University, a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education from Long Island University, Brooklyn Center, and a Post Graduate Degree in Education Leadership from George Mason University. Mrs. Butler is the wife of a Federal Police Officer, the mom of a Graduate Student, and 2 Rat Terrier pups named Sissy and Chip. Additionally, Mrs. Butler is an Avid New York Giant’s Football fan.