As the Principal of Hazelwood West Middle School, I am honored to be a member of this great school community, which is known for its tradition of academic excellence and school pride.
Over the past fifteen years, I have had the opportunity to work in several educational positions. I’ve served as a math teacher, teaching and learning facilitator, and principal in the St. Louis region. In each role, I have worked diligently to support the success of all students by ensuring the implementation of research-based instructional practices, character development, and community partnerships.
My goal is to continue the HWMS culture of excellence by building strong relationships with students, teachers, staff, parents, and the community. I believe collaboration and communication is paramount in successful partnerships. As a principal, I realize the middle school years are a critical time for academic and social/emotional growth in students. I encourage parents and community partners to actively participate in the learning environment at HWMS.
Once again, I am truly thrilled to work with this great community of educators, students, and parents.
Together we will provide the best educational experiences for our Wildcats!
Lanetra Thomas, Ed.S.
Phone Number: 314-953-7801