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Amanda O’Dowd Announced as Benignus Elementary Principal

Amanda O’Dowd Announced as Benignus Elementary Principal

Amanda O’Dowd is excited to begin serving today as principal of Benignus Elementary, a school that feeds into her alma mater, Klein Oak High School. 

“Amanda leads with a joyful heart and creates a family atmosphere wherever she goes,” Klein ISD Superintendent Dr. Jenny McGown said. “Her open, approachable leadership style builds strong relationships with students, educators, and families. With high expectations for student success, Amanda will certainly continue the tradition of excellence and innovation at Benignus.” 

Amanda comes from a family of educators and is consistently student-focused, as we have seen in her nine combined years of experience in our Klein Family. 

“I look forward to collaborating with the wonderful staff and school community at Benignus,” Amanda said.

We are looking forward to seeing what our Leopards accomplish under Amanda’s leadership!

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Klein ISD has an established 83-year history of excellence and innovation in education with unique pathways for EVERY student in our care to ensure learners are college, career, military, and life ready. With recognition for STEM, athletics, fine arts, and academics from highly-esteemed organizations, it is clear that Our Shared Vision of every student entering with a promise and exiting with a purpose is a reality for EVERY student who walks through our doors.

About Klein ISD
Klein ISD is a school district in Klein, Texas located in northwestern Harris County. The district spans approximately 87.5 square miles and serves more than 53,000 students in 33 elementary schools, 10 intermediate campuses, one high school program of choice, and 5 high schools.

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