Administration

 

Holly Hawthorne
Principal

Ms. Hawthorne

 

Holly Hawthorne is a native Arlingtonian and a product of Arlington Public Schools. She taught 14 years, was a teacher mentor, and an assistant principal. Ms. Hawthorne has been principal at Arlington Traditional School since 1992. She has a “hands-on” leadership style–she spends time observing and participating in the classroom. She is friendly and knows each child by name. She greets the children in the morning and says goodbye in the afternoon. She is accessible to parents, students, and staff. Ms. Hawthorne holds high expectations for everyone.

Education

  • Harvard University Principals’ Institute, 2007
  • Advanced studies – University of Virginia – Administration and Supervision
  • Master of Arts  – The George Washington University – Education and Human Development (Human Relations and Supervision)
  • Bachelor of Arts – Lynchburg College -Elementary Education
  • Diploma –  Washington-Lee High School

Endorsements

  • Commonwealth of Virginia Post Graduate Professional License
    • Elementary School Principal
    • Middle School Principal
    • Elementary Grades 1-7
    • Gifted Certified
    • TSIPS Certified

Awards and Recognition

  • Educator of the Year – American Association of University Women, 2006
  • Washington Post Distinguished Educational Leadership Award, 2005 – 2006
  • APS Principal of the Year, 2005
  • Outstanding Undergraduate Alumni Award (School of Education and Human Development) 2001
  • Outstanding Young Educator Award (Arlington Jaycee Chapter) 1989

Donna Honeywell
Assistant Principal

Mrs. Honeywell

 

Donna Honeywell is also a native Arlingtonian and graduate of Washington-LeeHigh School. Mrs. Honeywell has been counselor at ArlingtonTraditionalSchool since 2000 and assistant principal since 2003. Mrs. Honeywell traveled extensively during her husband’s Air Force career. She taught middle school language arts, social studies, special education, music and reading. She is an advocate for parents, students, and teachers and champions the ABC’s of Success!

Education

  • Harvard University Principals’ Institute, 2006
  • Advanced studies – University of Utah – School Administration and Supervision
  • Master of Science – Central Michigan University – Guidance and Counseling
  • Bachelor of Science – James Madison University – English
  • Diploma – Washington-Lee High School

Endorsements

  • Commonwealth of Virginia Post Graduate Professional License
    • Administration & Supervision preK-12
    • English
    • History
    • School Counselor preK-12
    • Gifted Certified
    • TSIPS Certified

Awards and Recognition

  • Air Force Association Educator Grant, 2008
  • Dominion Power Grant Recipient, 2007
  • Teacher Mentor