Julie Leston is bringing her skill set in mathematics as the new Mt. Washington Elementary School Principal following the retirement of Terri Lewis.
“I was extremely honored to be hired as the next MWES principal,” she said.
Leston has been in education 20 years, the past 3½ as Willard Elementary School Principal in School District U-46 in Elgin, IL.
According to the website, School District U-46 serves more than 39,000 children in grades preK-12 in 11 communities, including Bartlett, Elgin, Hanover Park, South Elgin, Streamwood and Wayne and portions of Carol Stream, Hoffman Estates, St. Charles, Schaumburg and West Chicago. The District ranks as the second largest in Illinois with 40 elementary schools, eight middle schools, and five high schools.