The Real Wolves of WMS ~ Our Wonderful Administration
David Childress is proud to serve as the principal of Woodstock Middle School. A 20-year veteran of the classroom, Mr. Childress began his teaching career at Etowah High School in 1988. In addition to teaching mathematics, he also served many years as head baseball and softball coach and as an assistant football and wrestling coach. As an administrator, Mr. Childress has served as assistant principal at Etowah, Macedonia Elementary, and E.T. Booth Middle.
Mr. Childress firmly believes that every student can achieve success, and one of his roles as principal is to establish an environment in which students are encouraged both to pursue high academic goals and to develop into good citizens and leaders. By building relationships among teachers and students, enforcing structured discipline with positive behavior incentives, and instilling an atmosphere conducive to learning, he believes Woodstock Middle School will provide a successful transition between elementary and high school.
Always looking forward to what students will accomplish when motivation and effort meet challenge and responsibility, Mr. Childress encourages students to do their best. It is his honor to lead Woodstock Middle School in the battle cry, “WE ARE WOODSTOCK!”
Lea Campos is humbled to be serving as Woodstock Middle School’s administrator. Prior to being an administrator, she spent 10 years in the classroom as a middle school teacher. She has taught ELA, Social Studies, and Lit/Comp. Dr. Campos has served as the English Language Arts department chairperson. She has been involved in the school leadership team for eight years working towards school improvement.
Dr. Campos enjoys working with middle school students and is looking forward to the opportunity to continue to be a positive influence in their lives. Dr. Campos graduated from Kennesaw State University in 2016 with her degree in Secondary Education. She believes that strong partnerships with family and community help make a school a safe place for students to learn and to grow.
Tim Murray is honored to be able to serve as an administrator at Woodstock Middle School. His teaching career began in 1997, teaching high school in Palm Beach County Florida. Mr. Murray also helped to develop athletes by coaching basketball and cross country at the high school level. Mr. Murray has served Woodstock Middle School for the past 11 years teaching social studies as well as in-school suspension. In addition, Mr. Murray taught at Polaris Evening Program for the last ten years. He believes that his most important role as an administrator is to create an environment where teachers, students, and parents can work together and maximize their potential.