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John Peña named Principal of Coon Rapids High School

John Peña, CRHS Principal(7/13/21) John Peña has been named principal at Coon Rapids High School - Center for Biomedical Sciences and Engineering (CRHS). Peña’s first day as principal will be July 19.

Peña has a strong record of service in the Anoka-Hennepin School District. He currently serves as Assistant Principal at Anoka Middle School for the Arts, a position he has held for ten years. Previously, Peña was an Assistant Principal at Jackson Middle School for four years and served as an Administrative Intern at Oak View Middle School. Prior to joining Anoka-Hennepin, he taught elementary school for eight years for Minneapolis Public Schools. 

Members of the community are invited to welcome and meet Peña at CRHS on Wednesday, July 21 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Please use the main entrance of the school, located off of Northdale Boulevard, if you plan to attend.