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Palos South Administration

Mr. Wrzesinski

Dr. Stuart Wrzesinski

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Mr. Wrzesinski was appointed by the Board of Education as the Palos South Principal for the 2014-15 school year.

Before coming to South, he served as the principal of West for one year. He began his career in education as a math teacher, and in 2010 became an assistant principal for a middle school in Homer Glen, IL. He received his bachelor’s degree from Northern Illinois University, and his master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Concordia University.

Mr. Wrzesinski looks forward to meeting and working with all of the students, staff, and parents at Palos South Middle School. His primary goal is to continue promoting a safe learning environment while educating the students socially, academically, and emotionally. He feels the partnership between school and home is the key to the successes for our children in the community.

Mr. Wrzesinski comes to Palos South with a strong commitment to education and the students he serves. He and his wife have three children, and reside in the southwest suburbs of Chicago.

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Ms. Jennifer Legris
Assistant Principal

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Ms. Legris is excited to start the 2023-2024 school year at Palos South Middle School. 

She received her bachelor's degree in Education from Illinois Wesleyan University. She holds a master's degree in Child and Adolescent Development from Capella University and a master's degree in Educational Leadership from Concordia University. Ms. Legris spent 14 years as a classroom teacher and Math RTI Specialist at varying levels. This will be her sixth year in administration. 

Ms. Legris is committed to creating a safe learning environment that supports the academic and personal growth of all students. She is looking forward to working with the students, families, and staff at South!