Waterford High School principal Dr. Ignacio Ramirez has accepted a principal position at West Shores HS in the Coachella Valley Unified School District. Dr. Ramirez has served as WHS principal for five and a half years during which time the school received the California Gold Ribbon Award and the Title 1 Academic Achievement Award for academic distinction. Dr. Ramirez is accepting the position to be closer to his aging parents and to bring leadership to West Shores HS who has been without a principal for a number of months. Ms. Peggy Herndon the alternative education director and adult school principal will serve as the interim principal of Waterford High School until the end of the school year.
Dr. Ramirez and Waterford District Superintendent, Dr. Don Davis, announced the decisions to the teaching staff and student leadership on Friday afternoon.