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Palo Alto teacher named new Hoover principal

Original post made on Mar 30, 2012

Palo Alto teacher Katy Bimpson has been nominated to become the new principal of Hoover Elementary School, replacing Susanne Scott, who will retire in June.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, March 29, 2012, 10:13 PM

Comments (4)

Posted by Parent of Former Student, a resident of Barron Park
on Mar 30, 2012 at 3:36 pm

My son was in her class around 1996, and I honestly can't think of a better person to transition from teacher to principal!! Congratulations to Katy and the entire Palo Alto school district - this is fabulous news!!!


Posted by Retired educator, a resident of Midtown
on Apr 1, 2012 at 6:26 pm

Katie is the best! Worked with her at El Carmelo----she has a unique spirit.


Posted by Rajiv Bhateja, a resident of Hoover School
on Apr 4, 2012 at 11:13 am

Great to hear the positive comments about Ms. Bimpson. Dr. Scott has been a gift, so hopefully this continues the tradition of great principals at this fabulous school.


Posted by Mark Weiss, a resident of Gunn High School
on Jul 15, 2014 at 4:25 pm

Katie Bimpson is also known as Katie Delay, and is a Gunn grad, class of 1983, I just realized.

Kudos to Katie; it's great to see a product of the system come back and evolve into leadership of the system.

(i ran into Katie at Peets and said hi for the first time in 30 years and she told me she is now a school principal...)


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