Principal's Message

Dear Clayton Parents & Guardians,

My name is Jared Wright and I wanted to reach out and tell you how excited I am to be the next principal of Clayton Middle School.  Some of the happiest and most fulfilling years of my career in education were when I worked at Clayton as the assistant principal. 

Over the next few weeks, I will be working closely with Linda Richins and Tim Porter to begin the leadership transition process.  Clayton was well served with Mrs. Richins as principal and I am committed to continuing the great tradition of excellent education for all of the 740 students enrolled at this amazing school.

For the past three years I have had the privilege of serving as the principal of Dilworth Elementary School.  Until the district appoints a new principal there, I will be splitting time between Dilworth and Clayton.  In the meantime, if you need to contact me please feel free to email me or set up an appointment with Mrs. Hall.  We are hoping to schedule some “meet the new principal” evenings sometime in August. 

For those who may not know me, I am from Salt Lake and my wife and I are the proud parents of 5 children, two of whom have been students at Clayton.  I am an avid USU fan, love spending time outdoors with my family, enjoy singing, and I am an Ed.D. student at BYU.  Before being appointed as the principal of Dilworth, I worked at Clayton as the assistant principal and taught Spanish & Radio Television Broadcasting at West High for six years.  I love education and believe in the potential of every student.  I aim to be supportive of my teachers, engaged with our students, and open and communicative with our school community. 

I look forward to once again joining the Clayton community and working towards providing the best possible middle school experience for your student.  Have an enjoyable and safe summer.


Jared G. Wright

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