As we are getting ready for Hybrid, there are several important thing for you to be aware of. Below is most information that will help you and your student be successful during our Hybrid Learning.

Mrs. Buchanan, Principal
Karla Buchanan

Hello Washington Avenue Roadrunners, my name is Karla Buchanan. I am your new principal here at Washington Avenue. I have been in education for over 23 years. I received my Bachelor’s degree from East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma. Then I received my Master’s Degree in Administration from ENMU, Portales. I spent 21 years in the classroom teaching 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders. I have taught summer school for K-5 students and 6-8 students. I was Literacy Coach for Roswell Independent School District for two years. Then, I became the Assistant Principal at Military Heights in January of 2020. I am originally from Oklahoma and have lived in Roswell for over 11 years. I am married to James Buchanan, Science Director and teacher, at ENMU-Roswell. I have 2 Bassett Hounds, Charlie and Bella, and 1 miniature Dachshund, Spanky.

I am excited to work with the families and educators at Washington Avenue. Washington Avenue teachers work hard to provide a quality education. I have seen their commitment and dedication during this unprecedented time.

I want to thank you all for welcoming me to Washington Ave. I look forward to working with everyone to provide the best education for Washington Avenue students.


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