Dr. David Rockwood

Assistant Principal (Last Names A-F; Spanish Speaker)
Room Number
Main Office
  • I speak Spanish
  • Doctor of Education from the University of Utah (2018) in Educational Leadership and Policy
  • Master of Education from the University of Utah (2008) in Educational Psychology (Instructional Design)
  • Bachelor of Science from Brigham Young University (2003), Psychology Teaching major, Spanish Teaching minor
  • Endorsements: Psychology, Spanish, and Administration & Supervision (K-12)
  • Other Credentials: USA Track & Field Level 1 Coaching Certification, American Sport Education Program Coaching Certification 
  • I coached Track & Field, Cross-Country and little bit of Wrestling, for over 30 seasons from 1996 to 2019
  • I carried the Olympic Torch through Maple Valley, WA for the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta Georgia
  • Hometown: Richland, WA

The head principal oversees all aspects of the functioning of the school. As an administrative team, however, we divide responsibilities to directly supervise specific programs between the four administrators.  As an assistant principal, I have areas and programs assigned to me. My specific areas of direct responsibility include the following:

  • Matters pertaining to students whose last names fall from A to F (attendance, truancy, discipline, etc.)
  • School accreditation
  • Athletics, (including UHSAA, Region 7, school teams, athletic director, and coaches)
  • Building rentals, reservations, and scheduling
  • Evaluation of assigned teachers
  • Fundraising
  • Historical preservation
  • Hall(s) of Fame
  • PHS Culture Book
  • IEP's and 504's (Last names A-F)
  • Teacher Leadership Team (i.e. department chairs)
  • Latinos in Action
  • Employee Handbook
  • School website
  • Departments: World Languages, Social Studies, Science, Health & P.E., Athletics