Ms. Alexa Francois

Vinton-Shellsburg Community School District proudly announces 2023-2024 Middle School Principal Ms. Alexa Francois!

Superintendent Koeppen will recommend Alexa Francois as the next middle school principal at Vinton-Shellsburg. After reviewing thirty-six applications and conducting day long interviews, Ms. Francois stood out as the best candidate. Koeppen stated “Ms. Francois’ energy and passion for our students stood out, she is intimately knowledgeable of the current systems and structures which will help her hit the ground running.”

Ms. Francois has served our district for nine years as a special education teacher at the middle school and most recently moved into an instructional coach position serving our middle school staff and students. Ms. Francois has also served our students as an assistant varsity cross country coach and as the head 8th grade boys track and field coach.

“It is my honor and I am beyond grateful for the opportunity to be the next Vinton-Shellsburg Middle School Principal. I am extremely excited to continue to work alongside our amazing staff and community in our pursuit of excellence for all students,” Ms. Francois said.

Ms. Francois enjoys spending much of her free time playing volleyball and spending time with her family and friends. She enjoys outdoor activities like playing sand and grass volleyball, golfing, watching track and field during the spring, and spending time around water during the summer months.