Lucy Keaton, Principal
Ms. Keaton has had the privilege of being a principal at various schools within the Clark County School District. Halle Hewetson was known as one of the lowest performing schools in the district; however, under Ms. Keaton’s guidance, Hewetson skyrocketed in achievement and was recognized as the Title 1 “Five Star” School of the Year in 2012.
Ms. Keaton received the National Distinguished Principal Award on October 12, 2010 and she was inducted into the Nevada Education Hall of Fame on May 16, 2011. Ms. Keaton also lead the Clark County School District’s English Language Learner Program during the 2013-2014 school year while serving as an Assistant Superintendent and was responsible for ensuring that 63,000 students received instructional support in Clark County schools.
On a personal note, Ms. Keaton has three amazing adult daughters and five grandchildren she loves to spend time with; family is extremely important to her and she is dedicated to creating a sense of community and partnership between educators, students and parents. She is proud to be a part of the Pinecrest Academy of Nevada ‘family’ with St. Rose Panther Pride!
Jon Haskel, Elementary Assistant Principal
Mr. Jon Haskel attended Eastern Michigan University and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Elementary Education. He earned a Master’s degree from Southern Utah University in Elementary Education and earned a Master’s degree in Educational Administration from Sierra Nevada College. Mr. Haskel taught 5th grade for eight years before working as a learning strategist and instructional coach for two years. For the past four years, Mr. Haskel has served as the Elementary Assistant Principal at Pinecrest Academy St. Rose.
Mr. Haskel is married to Cassy Haskel and has two amazing children, Ryder Haskel who is 6 years old and River Haskel who is 4 years old. Mr. Haskel enjoys professional and college sports, snowboarding, rock climbing, canoeing, kayaking, camping, coaching t-ball, reading and Netflix. He is a fan of the Detroit Tigers and Michigan Wolverines.
Amy Barbine, Middle School Assistant Principal