Shannon M. Conner is the new principal for McClure Middle School (1915 First Ave. W.).

Conner most recently served as an assistant principal at Hamilton International Middle School in Wallingford. Prior to that, she taught language arts and social studies at Nathan Hale High School in Northeast Seattle, where she also taught leadership, ASB and government.

Former principal Sarah Pritchett was appointed executive director of schools for the Central Region of Seattle Public Schools in June.