Trevor Menne to succeed Gregory Neuman as leader after four years as assistant principal

In a message to the West Linn High School community, West Linn-Wilsonville Assistant Superintendent Jennifer Spencer-Iiams announced that Trevor Menne will succeed Gregory Neuman as the principal of West Linn High School.

Menne told Pamplin Media Group that WLHS is a special place with incredible teachers, staff, students and families.

"I'm incredibly honored and excited to serve as principal at West Linn High School. … I'm looking forward to working alongside the West Linn High School community," he said.

Menne served as assistant principal at WLHS for four years. Before that he was a learning specialist during his 12 years as a teacher at WLHS.

In her message, Spencer-Iiams said Menne was selected after an interview process that included a screening, formal interviews with top candidates and another interview with the superintendent, human resources director and assistant superintendent.

"Through our process, Mr. Menne displayed the leadership values necessary to be the new principal of West Linn High School," Spencer-Iiams said in her message. "He spoke to the importance of relationships and building trust, collaborating with staff to collectively accomplish school goals, and to continue moving the instructional practices work forward at West Linn High School, while maintaining our equity lens."

Menne takes over as principal following Neuman's resignation, which was announced last week. Neuman did not share a specific reason for his departure, saying only that the decision came after discussions with his family.

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