Hello Grant All Star students and families!On behalf of the teachers and staff here at Grant, I want to welcome you to our wonderful community and introduce myself. My name is Jen Wingert and I am the principal at Grant. It is my complete privilege to serve Grant School in the capacity of principal as well as serve as a support for our talented and dedicated staff. This is my 17th year in education and 15th year in the Columbia Public School district. I began my CPS career at Grant, teaching 5th grade, first grade and working as an administrator. After leaving for a year to work as an assistant principal within the district, the opportunity to return to Grant as the principal presented itself and I returned “home.”
Grant School is one of a kind. Our staff are innovated thinkers who seek collaboration and implement project-based learning. The Grant School community is diverse in population, values higher-level learning opportunities, focuses on the importance of Fine Arts, and provides various family/school events throughout the year. We are a neighborhood school with under 400 students, allowing the small-school feeling to radiate our hallways!
Again, welcome to Grant! I encourage you to become involved in our "community of learners" as strong partnerships between school and families help maximize students’ learning experiences.
Dr. Jen Wingert