New Principal to Greet Every Palm Crest Student

Cory Pak
Cory Pak

Members of the Palm Crest Elementary School community can expect to see a lot of Principal Cory Pak today, his first school day at the campus.
Pak, who was approved by the La Cañada Flintridge Unified School District Governing Board as principal on July 17, plans to meet every student and greet each of them.
“You won’t see me in here,” he said in a recent interview in his spacious office on campus, which at the time was mostly empty except for a desk, table and some signs left behind by previous Principal Karen Hurley, who has moved to a district-level post. “I won’t be in the office. I’ll be where the kids are almost every day. But certainly on the first day.” Continue reading “New Principal to Greet Every Palm Crest Student”

Palm Crest Elementary Gets New Principal

The La Cañada Flintridge Unified School District Governing Board voted on Wednesday to approve Cory Pak as the new principal at Palm Crest Elementary School.
Pak has worked in public education since 1997 and most recently has been an administrator in the Saugus Union School District in Santa Clarita, serving as principal for three schools — Rosedell Elementary School from 2005-10, West Creek Academy from 2010-17 and Charles Helmers Elementary School since 2018. Continue reading “Palm Crest Elementary Gets New Principal”