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Photo Gallery: Soccer vs. Northwest, May 9, 2024
Photo Gallery: Soccer vs. Northwest, May 9, 2024
Scott Hoskins, Journalism Adviser/Photographer • Published May 13, 2024
Photo Gallery: Soccer vs. Northwest, May 9, 2024
Photo Gallery: Soccer vs. Northwest, May 9, 2024
Scott Hoskins, Journalism Adviser/Photographer • Published May 13, 2024
Photo Gallery: JROTC @Daytona Beach Drill World Championships
Photo Gallery: JROTC @Daytona Beach Drill World Championships
Gisely Argueta, Phototgrapher • Published May 8, 2024
Exam schedule posted
Exam schedule posted
Staff ReportPublished May 8, 2024
Laptop collection day set for Thursday, May 16
Laptop collection day set for Thursday, May 16
Staff ReportPublished May 6, 2024

Meet Charcie Fordham, assistant principal

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Scott Hoskins
Charlcie Fordham monitors a softball game on March 28, 2024. Part of assistant principals’ duties are ensuring safety at athletic events.

Assistant Principal Charlcie Fordham is in her first year as an assistant principal. She transitioned into this role this school year after serving as an English Language Learner teacher. 

Fordham began her journey as an original Coyote when West Creek opened in 2009. She taught Spanish before transitioning into the role as an English Language Learner teacher.

Dr. Tosha Diggs, West Creek’s second principal, encouraged her to become an administrator.

“She was an amazing and inspiring woman,” Fordham said about the former principal. She also wanted to become an administrator because she felt she could see more than just the learning in the classroom, and she was determined to impact the “big picture.”

Fordham works closely with freshmen. Although not the favorite part of her job, part of her responsibility is providing discipline to students. This can be a positive part of the job, though.

“It is super important to develop a relationship with [students] from the beginning,” she said, “especially students who improve their discipline based on meetings I had with them. I value building relationships with students and making a positive impact on the learning environment.”

Her favorite part of her job is working with teachers.

“I get to help them feel valued for the amazing job that they do every day,” she said.

Fordham also works with English, World Language, and AVID teachers. Her responsibilities are to give teachers feedback and strategies. She mainly observes teachers through walk-throughs. 

She works with three other assistant principals, Dr. Mandy Frost, Patrick Digby and Kathy Young, who have helped her in her first year as an assistant principal. 

“All three have something to offer,” she said. “Dr. Frost is very creative and a good mentor, Ms. Young understands the rules and can help me with discipline, and Mr. Digby converses well and can help me talk to parents when involving conflict.”

 

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