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Principal's_Message Card IconPrincipal's Message

Dear Hazel Strauch Families,
I hope you are relaxed, recharged and ready for the start of school on Monday, August 19!  I’m Michael Amparo, your new principal. Many of you already know me, as I have worked in Twin Rivers Unified since 2008 as a teacher and an administrator – and also as vice principal at Hazel Strauch from 2015-2017.  I feel so fortunate to have this opportunity to return, and I’m eager and excited for what promises to be an amazing school year.
I am replacing Mrs. Marlisa Rodriguez, who has now joined the administrative team at Grant Union High School as the new deputy principal. Strauch will miss her. Along with our remarkable  teachers and support staff, I will work hard to continue her legacy of success at Strauch. My goal is to ensure that all children are healthy, happy and safe so they learn as much as they can and reach new levels of achievement. I look forward to working with you to ensure our students meet their academic goals and have a successful school year.
Please do not hesitate to reach out to me if you have any questions or concerns. Our office number is (916) 566-2745.  Enjoy the rest of your break and we will see you soon!
Michael Amparo
Principal, Hazel Strauch Elementary


Vice_Principal_Cheryl_Chandler Card IconVice Principal Cheryl Chandler

Welcome Back, Falcons!
I am so happy to be back at Strauch this year! Our Strauch community of staff, students and families is one of the best in the district.  I am looking forward to supporting the Strauch tradition of excellence as we launch into another exciting school year!
Please stop by to say hello.  Looking forward to see you at school!
Cheryl Chandler
Vice Principal