Assistant Principal's Message

  • John Hoolihan, Assistant Principal

    John Hoolihan, Assistant Principal


    Dear Pines Lakes Parents, Community Members, and Stakeholders,

    Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year!

    It has been an absolute honor and privilege to work alongside Mrs. Sasse and the STEMazing staff at Pines Lakes as your Assistant Principal.  As a member of the local community, I am incredibly proud to of the life-changing team of dedicated professionals that helped Pines Lakes to remain a “B” school grade under Florida’s rigorous accountability system for the second year in a row! 

    During my classroom teaching experiences in Kindergarten through 5th grade, I have learned the importance of creating a school atmosphere that is conducive to academic and social growth for all students.  As your Assistant Principal, it is my personal promise to you that the children in our school will nurtured and provided every opportunity to be successful.  The elementary school years help to lay the foundation for our students’ future.  These years will have a lasting impression on their growth and development as they work towards becoming college and career ready.

    My goal as your Assistant Principal is to provide the leadership and support that will facilitate a positive learning environment, which encourages continuous improvement for all members of the Pines Lakes family. We will continue to our laser like focus on high academic standards and effective individualized instruction will help your child soar to new heights.

    I truly believe that schools need parents and families to play an active role in our children’s education. From PTA, SAC, SAF, or volunteering, we have several ways that you can help to make a difference on our campus.  I am always eager to work with you to support your child’s progress and success in school. I look forward to meeting you and seeing you at various events in our community.  I invite you to contact me at 754-323-7100 or, if there is anything I can do to assist your family.




    John Hoolihan

    Assistant Principal


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