Dru Dixon was introduced to district administrators on Tuesday as the new Principal of Sapulpa Junior High School. He replaced Amy Riff who moved to the Washington Administrative Center as the district’s Digital Curriculum Coordinator.
Mr. Dixon came to the Junior High from Broken Arrow Public Schools.
“I’m excited to have this position and be here,” said Dixon who’s ready for the first day of school. “It’s fun to get ‘em all here, get everybody in and get it going. That’s what I’m looking most forward to.”
He’s the son of educators, both of whom were at one time his teacher in the classroom.
Mr. Dixon grew up in Checotah, Oklahoma and graduated from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah. He began his teaching career in Wagoner where he taught math.
Following his time at Wagoner, Mr. Dixon accepted the head football coaching position at Checotah. In addition to football, he’s also coached basketball and track.
He’s also worked at Claremore-Sequoyah, Okmulgee, and Tahlequah-Sequoyah schools.
Mr. Dixon has been in school administration for 13 years with stints as Principal at Tahlequah-Sequoyah and Assistant Principal at Broken Arrow high and middle schools.
His wife is Principal at Oologah Middle School and he has three children. His son is a senior and his daughters are in 11th and 9th grades. All three attend Oologah High School.
Here’s a little more about Principal Dixon. He stepped up and answered 10 hard-hitting questions about who he is!