New principals announced

Congratulations to two Lincoln Public Schools administrators who have new positions as principals of elementary schools:

  • Polly Bowhay will be the new principal at Kloefkorn Elementary School.
  • Amy Clark will be the new principal at Adams Elementary School. 

Jane Stavem associate superintendent for Instruction at LPS: “We are fortunate to have strong leaders who are ready to assume these new positions for the 2017-18 school year.  Both Polly and Amy understand what great instruction looks like, and care deeply about students and families, and we know our schools and school district will continue to thrive under their leadership.”  

Eric Weber, associate superintendent for Human Resources at LPS:

  • “Amy has established herself as a well-respected and passionate leader as assistant principal at Adams. It will be a distinct advantage to have her stepping into the role of principal with her strong understanding of the Adams students, staff, parents and community.”

  • “Polly is an excellent veteran Lincoln Public Schools principal with a wealth of experiences as an administrator. Her passion for helping each student reach his or her maximum potential and her high expectations drive the work she does on a daily basis.” 

Polly Bowhay

Polly Bowhay is currently principal at Belmont Elementary School, and was previously assistant principal at both Adams and Hawthorne elementary schools, and coordinator and teacher at Fredstrom Elementary School.  She earned her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and her Master’s Degree from Doane College.

Amy Clark

Amy Clark is currently the assistant principal at Adams Elementary School, and was previously coordinator, team leader and teacher at Sheridan Elementary School   She earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and is working toward her Education Specialist Degree from Doane College.


Published: April 21, 2017, Updated: April 21, 2017