Principal Sanchez announced a few months back that she would no longer be in the position of being principal of HHS. Since then, HHS Hiring Committee members have considered who will be able to take Mrs. Sanchez’s place based upon interviews with select candidates for the position. Within the last month, final decisions were narrowed down with the final say coming from Principal Sanchez herself in an email sent to faculty and staff, addressing the individual.
In the email, she announced that, “the new Hollywood High School Principal is Mr. Edward Colacion, the current principal at Young Oak Kim Academy – a middle school within the Los Angeles Unified School District focusing on science, technology, engineering and mathematics, also known as STEM.” She also mentions, “Mr. Colacion will begin at HHS on January 8th, 2018.” Meaning that coming weeks of the fall semester will allow her to remain with us until Friday, December 15th, which is her last day. The email concludes with, “our sincere gratitude goes to the HHS Hiring Committee members for their time, commitment and involvement in this important process.”
With the prospect of a new principal, students, faculty and staff can expect some changes to arrive once the next semester begins in a new year.