Ridgefield School District welcomes new assistant principal


Ridgefield High School has a new assistant principal.

Lindsay McQuiston was hired into the role and will replace Allen Andringa, who is set to retire at the end of the school year. 

McQuiston is currently the assistant principal at Prairie High School, which is part of Battle Ground Public Schools. She is also the school’s advanced placement testing coordinator and treasurer for Battle Ground district’s administrative association, according to a news release. 

McQuiston has worked at Prairie High School since 2012. She got her start there as a high school math teacher. 

She was previously a middle school math teacher in Puerto Rico and Spain from 2007 to 2011 and in Forest Grove, Oregon for the 2011-2012 school year, according to the release.

“I am thrilled to welcome Lindsay to the RHS community,” stated RHS Principal Christen Palmer in the release. “It is wonderful to have an educator of her caliber and with her experience joining the Spudder family.” 

McQuiston is also excited to start her new role at Ridgefield.

“I am honored to be joining the administrative team at Ridgefield High School,” McQuiston stated in the release. “I cannot wait to build connections with staff, students and families, and begin working with and for the community I will be raising my family in. I couldn’t be more excited to be a Spudder.”

McQuiston has a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in mathematics from the University of Puget Sound. She also has a master’s degree in teaching secondary mathematics from Colorado College in Colorado Springs. McQuiston earned her administrative services certification from Concordia University in Portland.


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