Meet our new Principal
Woodridge and Endeavor Elementary School staff and students are welcoming their new principal, Mrs. Salina Thistle to start the 2014-2015 school year.
Mrs. Thistle is excited to join the Portage Community School District and is looking forward to working alongside students and staff members to nurture life-long learners.
Mrs. Thistle strongly believes in the importance of the relationship between school staff, families, and the community, and knows those ties have a direct impact on student success.
Outside the classroom setting, she has been active in the community through mentoring youth sports and volunteering in the PTO.
Mrs. Thistle had previously been a first and second grade teacher at Lodi Primary School. Prior to that, she served as center director for the UW Preschool Center, as well as a program coordinator from REM Wisconsin.
Mrs. Thistle received her undergraduate degree, majoring in Elementary Education and minoring in English and Communication Arts, from Edgewood College. She received her master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Viterbo University.