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Principal's Message

Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year!

I look forward to an exciting and rewarding year serving as your principal here at Courreges Elementary School. We are thrilled to celebrate our recent CA Distinguished School award, as well as our excellent overall school results on the 2018 state CAASPP testing, which was administered last year to all 3rd-5th grade students. 


For those of you new to Courreges; this is my 18th year working as an administrator in the Fountain Valley School District. Prior to Courreges, I served as principal at Fulton Middle School from 2006–2011, principal at Moiola School from 2003–2006, and assistant principal at Masuda Middle School from 2001–2003. Prior to working in the FVSD, I was a middle school instrumental music teacher in the Long Beach Unified School District. I graduated from UC Santa Barbara with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Economics and earned my Master's and administrative credentials from UC Irvine and National University. I have three children of my own: Brittany, 22; Miranda, 17; and Conner, 15.


Welcome again to the 2018-19 school year. I look forward to leading all of the students, teachers and parents through another rigorous and fun-filled year at Courreges Elementary School. 


Chris Christensen, Principal