Ryan Joyal

Assistant Principal

Why I Teach: 

I teach because I love kids and hope to help them become the heroes of their own stories.

Family: 

I have the most amazing family!  My wonderful wife is an engineer at Intel; she works to support my teaching habit. My 3 kids have all come to school here; 1 is still here with me and 2 have moved on to Kinard MS and Fossil Ridge HS.  We love cycling, hiking, sledding, swimming, games, reading, and any activity that we get to do together.

Education: 

BS from BYU in Youth Leadership; MA from University of Northern Colorado in Elementary Education; Also certified in ESL, bilingual (Spanish), and administration (principal).

Hometown: 

Buffalo, NY

Interests/Hobbies: 

Outdoor activities such as pickleball, camping, swimming, hiking, skiing, sledding, etc.  I also enjoy reading.  And Phineas & Ferb is the best!

Favorite Book or Story: 

I'm a huge Harry Potter fan!  I also enjoy reading about US history.

Favorite Sports Team: 

BYU Cougars; CSU Rams; The Rockies; The Avs