About Our School

Our History

Shadow Oaks Elementary opened its doors in 1990. The first principal was Mr. Charlie Alexander who served only one year before being promoted to the district office. In 1991, Mrs. Gayle Heaton was named principal and served in that position until her retirement in June 2001.  Mrs. Lynda Pointer served as principal from 2001 until her retirement in June 2005. Mrs. Traci Suiter-Riley served as principal from 2005 until she retired June 2017. Ms. Michaela Smith is currently serving as our Principal (see the "Principal's Corner" to view her bio).