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Principal's Message


Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year, as we open our doors to our recently modernized and air-conditioned school site. Our construction project is complete and we look forward to an exciting and rewarding year educating our students here at Courreges Elementary School. 

For those of you new to Courreges, this is my 19th 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, 23; Miranda, 18; and Conner, 16.

I look forward to leading all of our students, teachers and parents through another rigorous and enriched year at Courreges Elementary School. 



Chris Christensen, Principal