Washington Middle School

Washington MS Leadership Announcement

Dear Washington families and staff,

I am pleased to announce Adrian Manriquez has been selected as the principal of Washington Middle School beginning July 1.

Principal Manriquez was selected through a rigorous formal interview process that included staff, parent, and community participation.

Principal Manriquez has been with Seattle Public Schools for over 10 years. He started as a language arts teacher at Madrona and Meany Middle School then moved to Washington Middle School as house administrator and assistant principal.

His focus on fostering a positive, student-centered learning environment has included implementation of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports and coordinating student-led events. He participates the professional practice to examine, refine and improve teaching practices to support student learning. Principal Manriquez exemplifies Seattle Excellence.

Please join me in welcoming Principal Manriquez as the new principal for Washington Middle School!


Dr. Brent Jones
Seattle Public Schools