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Administration Team

Mr. Terrell Price - Principal  Mr. Price is in his 21st year in education, and his first year serving as Principal at Westlake. Prior to being named Principal, he served as Assistant Principal for Westlake for a year and 8 years at Northglenn High School.  Before coming to Adams 12 Five Star Schools, Mr. Price served as Principal and Athletic Director for 8 years in Byers, Colorado.  Mr. Price also taught high school and middle school Social Studies.  Mr. Price has a Bachelor's Degree in History from Colorado State University and Master's Degree in Education Administration and Supervision.  On a personal note when Mr. Price is not at Westlake, you can find him at a sporting or 4H event proudly watching any one of his three children competing.  

Mr. Jon Novotny - Assistant Principal, 7th grade Adminstrator  Mr. Novotny is entering his 22nd year in education, and his 8th as a Westlake Wolverine.  Prior to working in administration, he taught science to 7th, 8th and 9th graders for seven years.  He was the Dean of Students at Thornton Middle for five years before becoming an Asst. Principal there for two years.  He has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Colorado and a Master’s in Educational Administration from Denver University.  He has a son and a daughter at home and his wife was an instructor in the Outdoor Education program.  In his free time he enjoys movies, hiking and playing ice hockey.  Mr. Novotny loves being a Westlake Wolverine and is looking forward to helping assure Westlake students get the best education possible.  Mr. Novotny works directly with the 7th grade students.

Ms. Robin Skolnick - Assistant Principal, 6th grade Adminstrator  Ms. Skolnick is in her 21st year in education, and her first year here at Westlake.  Prior to Westlake, she served as Assistant Principal for 14 years at the Adams 12 Alternative Education Campus (Vantage Point High School, Crossroads Middle School and Vista View Expulsion Program).   She also served as Interim Assistant Principal, Dean of Students and taught Social Studies at Shaw Heights Middle School before coming to Adams 12 Five Star Schools in 2007.   Ms. Skolnick has a Bachelor's Degree and Master's Degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from University of Northern Colorado - Go Bears! On a personal note - she grew up in Minnesota before coming out to Colorado for college.  She was on the UNC Swimming & Diving Team for 4 years.  She loves movies, golfing, watching her three kids in their sports, and traveling.  Ms. Skolnick works directly with the 6th grade students. 

Ms. Katie Pennamped - Dean of Students, 8th grade Adminstrator Ms. Pennamped is in her 22nd year in education. Prior to being the Dean of Students at Westlake, Katie taught 6th, 7th, and 8th grade Physical Education and Health for 22 years in Adams 12; 10 years at Thornton Middle School and 12 years here as a Warrior/Wolverine. Ms. Pennamped has a Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology from Indiana University, Bloomington (Who? Who? Hoosiers!) and a Master's Degree in Education Administration and Policy Studies from The University of Denver. In her free time she likes to spend time with her son, travel, hike, wakeboard, snowboard, and workout.

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