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Principal's Corner

Laurelle Texidor
Laurelle Texidor
Principal of Nathan Hale Arts Magnet School

texidorl@newlondon.org

Thank you for your interest in our school community. It is our hope that this website provides you the important information you are seeking. We are a regional public school and aspire to serve as Southeastern Connecticut’s premiere K-5 arts magnet school: a diverse community of creative and confident scholars dedicated to artistic and academic achievement.

While I am new to Nathan Hale Arts Magnet School this year, I am not new to New London Public School. I have served as an educational leader throughout New London Public Schools since 1991. I have held the position of Principal at both Winthrop Elementary School and C.B Jennings and Director of Science and Technology Magnet School of Southeastern Connecticut and now I am very excited to come full circle back to my elementary roots and join the Nathan Hale Arts Magnet School Family.

As the new Nathan Hale Arts Magnet principal, the staff and I are looking forward to a year of growth, opportunity, and adventure, as we endeavor to lessen the negative impact of COVID-19 on our educational process I am truly honored and humbled to be appointed to the position of Principal and look forward to working with staff and community members to positively impact every student.

At Nathan Hale Arts Magnet School we believe it is our mission to be a kind and caring community where students, families, staff, and community members feel welcomed, safe, and valued. Through collaborative relationships, NHAMS builds a positive and diverse school climate. We foster an expressive and creative environment, which empowers students’ learning and growth, where students and staff are motivated, engaged, and self-directed learners. Within our school, we serve as role models, recognizing our contributions and responsibilities to our community at large.

We are here to support your children’s ability to reach their fullest potential, our faculty and staff is committed to providing them with a productive learning environment and experience. We believe in a positive approach to student engagement and management. Your children will receive direct instruction and modeling in core academics areas, as well as the visual and performing arts that are the essential core to our Magnet Theme, which you will see integrated throughout all that we do. I am committed to supporting your child(ren)’s ability to reach their fullest potential, and along with our faculty and staff is committed to providing them with a productive learning environment and experience. We believe in a positive approach to student engagement and management.

Please do not hesitate to reach out to me if I can be of service to you.
Laurelle Texidor – Principal

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