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MEDIA ADVISORY: Foster Elementary School Student Named Principal for the Day

MEDIA ADVISORY: Foster Elementary School Student Named Principal for the Day
Posted on 05/28/2019

San Diego Unified School District

WHAT: Second-grader Jameson Thornton will be Principal for the Day at Foster Elementary School. The winner of this year's silent auction fundraiser, Jameson will start his day by welcoming students at the front gate as they arrive to school. He will spend the day visiting classrooms and the library/STEM Lab, observing students and teachers work on projects. "Principal" Thornton will also read a book to kindergarten students and give the entire student body a surprise extra 15-minute recess.

WHEN: Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 7:30 a.m. to 12:05 p.m.

7:30 a.m. - 7:45 a.m.: Welcome students

7:50 a.m.: Announce extra recess

8:30 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.: Read to kindergarten students

11:30 a.m.: Lunch

WHERE: Foster Elementary School, 6550 51st Street, San Diego, CA 92120

INTERVIEWS AVAILABLE:

  • Jameson Thornton (Principal for the Day)
  • Amber Thornton Jameson (Mother)
  • Dr. Whitney DeSantis (Principal)
  • Jenny Stanfill (Teacher)
  • Lukas Pena & Gustavo Romero (best friends)

MEDIA CONTACTS: Cassandra Beal, cbeal@sandi.net or 619-582-2728

Elizabeth Kramer, ekramer@sandi.net or 619-885-6733

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