Principal's Message

  • I'm starting my second year as principal of Walnut Grove Elementary School, and I'm so blessed to be a part of the WGS Family! I love the small school atmosphere, and I have enjoyed being able to develop personal relationships with the students and their families.

    I've worked in the Hazel Green Community for nearly 20 years, serving as assistant principal at Hazel Green High School, and library media specialist and second-grade teacher at Hazel Green Elementary before that.  It's good to be back to my roots in elementary!

    On the personal side, I've been married to Lance for twenty-four years.  Don't be surprised to see him at the school for events and extra-curricular activities.  We have a daughter, Olivia, who is starting her sophomore year at Auburn this fall.  We also have two sons - Carter, going into 9th grade, and Griffin, who will be a senior.  We've lived in the Hazel Green area for almost fifteen years.  I'm so proud of this community.  I love our schools and our people, and I'm glad I'm able to continue my career here!

    I am committed to meeting the needs of all students at Walnut Grove. I believe that the relationship between students and teachers is critical in the learning process, and if there's ever anything I can do to help you, please contact me.

    Tracey Wray