Brendan Menuey, principal at Reston’s Lake Anne Elementary for the last three years, is leaving the school to serve as Fairfax County Public Schools’ Executive Principal for School Improvement for Region 2, the school announced.
Lake Anne students sang their goodbyes to Menuey on Friday.
Menuey will supervise and support 44 schools in the Annandale, Falls Church, McLean, Marshall, and Stuart high school pyramids, as well as Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology.
Prior to leading Lake Anne, he was assistant principal ft the school for three years.
Karen Siple will take over as interim principal at the school.
Siple is a retired FCPS principal. She taught at Herndon’s McNair Elementary and served as principal at Floris Elementary and Coates Elementary, also in Herndon.