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Jamie Lockwood Named Principal at Ponderosa Elementary School

Jamie Lockwood

June 23, 2022
- Thompson School District announced today that it has named Jamie Lockwood as the principal at Ponderosa Elementary School, effective July 15. She will fill the position that is being vacated by Lorynda Sampson, who is departing the district.

Ms. Lockwood is currently serving in a number of roles at Indian Peaks Elementary School in Longmont, Colo. Among her duties, she has supported staff with student behavioral needs and interventions, recruited and supported grade-level teachers for after-school tutoring, and collaborated with instructors on curriculum and intervention groups. She also has career experience as a first-grade and third-grade teacher and has served as a mathematics instructor as well.

"I am excited to join the team at Ponderosa,” Ms. Lockwood said.  “I look forward to meeting the students and community. Together we will continue to grow our global learners and celebrate our successes along the way.”

Ms. Lockwood earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Pennsylvania State University. She also holds two master’s degrees - one in Teaching from the University of Northern Colorado and another in Educational Leadership from the University of Colorado at Denver.

For more information, please contact Michael Hausmann, Thompson School District Public Information Officer, at 970-613-5011 or via email at