Posted on Jul 12, 2017 by Missy Nielsen

The Port Townsend School District would like to announce Patrick Gaffney as the new Blue Heron Principal. Mr. Gaffney has 19 years of service in public education and has been a teacher, counselor, and administrator; most recently he taught mathematics in Memphis, Tennessee.

He was a 7-12 Assistant Principal/Athletic Director in Chewelah, Washington prior to his Tennessee experience. He began his teaching career in Ocean Shores, Washington.

               Principal Patrick Gaffney

"I am excited and thankful to be selected as the Principal of the Blue Heron School.  I look forward to becoming part of the Port Townsend community. Throughout the process of applying and interviewing for the position, each person I met was kind and genuine. I truly appreciated the opportunity to meet part of the community during the evening forum. It is very evident to me that education is a high priority for all stakeholders in this community. I look forward to serving the Port Townsend school district during the 2017-18 school year."

Welcome to Port Townsend Principal Gaffney!