'Hands-on' principal arrives at Bonsall West
Last updated 8/31/2007 at Noon
Janet Whiddon embraces her new job as principal of Bonsall West School with enthusiasm and vigor. It’s evident in her ready smile and firm handshake. Whiddon takes over for Tom Pelegrino, who opened Bonsall West two years ago. The school, situated at the end of a cul-de-sac in a neighborhood of modest homes, draws students for its K-5 classes from Oceanside, just inside the outermost boundary of the Bonsall district.
Whiddon comes to her new position directly from Washington Middle School in the Vista Unified School District, where she was employed in 1988. Hired first as a math and scie...