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Principal's Message

Hello Withrow Students and Families,

Whether you are a new or returning student, we are ready to start the 2018-19 school year with a big Withrow Wildcat welcome!


About Dr. Michael Schanze

Dr. Schanze has been Principal at Withrow Elementary School since December 1, 2017. Dr. Schanze has been a High School teacher, coach of several sports, and an Alternative High School principal. Previously, Dr. Schanze served with Valley Center - Pauma Unified School District for the past seventeen years. Dr. Schanze earned his Doctorate in Organizational Leadership from the University of Laverne, and a Masters of Arts Degree in Educational Administration from Concordia University. Dr. Schanze completed his undergraduate degree from Cal State University Fresno.