Community Spotlight: Katie Jarnot |

Community Spotlight: Katie Jarnot

Eagle Valley Middle School Prinicpal Katie Jarnot
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Name: Katie Jarnot

Job: Principal at EVMS

Lives in: Eagle

In high school I was…. p robably really nerdy, but I thought I was pretty cool.

If I was a t-shirt, I would be (fabric, color, any print?)… Neon purple and say, “For Crying Out Loud Can We Please Make Public Education a Priority? Who Doesn’t Want Our Kids To Succeed?!” because I’m passionate that way.

What’s the best thing about your town? I can’t go anywhere without seeing someone I know.

The best thing about my job is…. I don’t know where to start. I love it all. I love my awesome staff, the fabulous kids, building lasting relationships with parents and constantly learning new things. I’m a third generation educator, so to say this is in my blood is not an exaggeration.

As a kid, I always… had an extremely vivid imagination and tons of energy.

If I could be any superhero, I’d be…. a middle school principal. A dear friend of mine gave me a cup that says “My superpower is being a principal, what’s yours?”

If I was given a million dollars, the first thing I’d buy is…. I’d think through it very carefully and figure out how to best support my school. I’d save just enough to buy a truck and horse trailer so I can go trail riding all over the west.

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