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(480) 541-6201


(480) 541-6201

Meet the Assistant Principal & Athletic Director

About the Assistant Principal and Athletic Director

Dear Jaguar Families and Students,

It is an honor to serve as the Assistant Principal and Athletic Director at Aprende Middle School. I am honored to call Kyrene Aprende my home as I had served as the 6th grade Academic and Behavioral Specialist for the past 5 years. I am committed to providing academic and behavioral support in a positive and safe learning environment for all students. As the Assistant Principal, I will primarily be providing support to our 8th grade students and families. Aprende’ s faculty and staff are dedicated to fostering a culture that promotes learning, enthusiasm, and achievement for all students.

Originally from South Bend, Indiana, I received my BS degree in Theatre/Speech Communications and Secondary Education from Ball State University and my MS in Educational Administration from Grand Canyon University. Within my 24 years in education, I have proudly served as a Theatre Arts teacher, Instructional Leader and Assistant Principal for the Yuma Union High School District and as an IB Teacher for the Phoenix Union High School District.

 I am honored to be the Kyrene Aprende Assistant Principal and I look forward to working with all of you to ensure the success of all our students. Please feel free to contact me at any time at or 480-541-6251.

Wishing all of you the best 2023-2024 school year!


Amy Violette