Mr. Jay Mirus, Principal Happy Hollow Elementary


CELEBRATING OUR PRINCIPALS! Meet Jay Mirus! This is Mr. Mirus’ first year as the principal of Happy Hollow Elementary. He has served as assistant principal at Vandergriff Elementary School since 2017. He has also served as a classroom teacher, technology integration specialist, and adult education teacher. Read on to find out MORE about Mr. Mirus!

Q: What would students and parents be surprised to find out about you?😮
A: I believe people would be surprised to find out that I am a huge Razorback fan!

Q: What is one of your favorite go-to feel-good movies? 🍿
A: My favorite go-to feel-good movie is "Back to the Future"!

Q: What is your favorite memory as a principal so far? ✨
A: My favorite memory so far is getting to open the doors to families for an in-person open house. It was so exciting to see the excitement on everyone's faces.

Q: What is your favorite dish from the cafeteria? 😋
A: It would have to be the Thanksgiving feast.

Q: If you could pass on any wisdom to your students, what would you share? 🦉 A: A positive outlook on life will take you a long way.

Q: If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go? 🗺️
A: I would love to be flown into a remote Canadian lake for a week of fishing and relaxing!

Q: Is there a quote or saying that you live your life by? 🧬
A: "It takes a deep commitment to change and an even deeper commitment to grow." -Ralph Ellison