New principal named for Blue Bell Elementary School

During a recent meeting, the Wissahickon School District’s Board of School Directors appointed Angela Farlow as the new Principal of Blue Bell Elementary School. Farlow has over 20 years of K-5 and middle school teaching experience and has been within the district since 2007, first as a language arts teacher and for the past two years as assistant principal at Wissahickon Middle School.

“Ms. Farlow will be an excellent leader for Blue Bell Elementary School. She knows good teaching and learning and is committed to continuous improvement. Equally important, she knows what it takes to foster a welcoming, nurturing school environment,” said Dr. James Crisfield the district’ss superintendent.

Prior to Wissahickon, Farlow worked for the School District of Philadelphia, as a reading and social studies teacher for five years and a 4th and 5th-grade teacher for seven years.

Farlow received her M.S., Elementary Education, from the University of Delaware, her Master’s in Educational Administration from Gwynedd Mercy College, and holds a Principal Certification and Instructional Certification for Elementary, Middle School English, and Middle School Social Studies.