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Mrs. Emily Boyles - Principal Galax Elementary


Emily Boyles began her teaching career at Galax High School in 2007. She taught Spanish at GHS for 8 years before obtaining the job of Assistant Principal at Galax Elementary School in 2015. During her time in the classroom, Mrs. Boyles coached various sports and helped with many extracurricular activities. She is proud to have served as the chairwoman for the Balanced Calendar Committee which led to the implementation of an innovative school calendar for the school division. Mrs. Boyles served as Assistant Principal at GES for three years under the leadership of Dr. Legg and is excited to become the new Principal for the coming school year. She graduated from Emory and Henry College in 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and Education. In 2011, she graduated with a Master of Science in Educational Administration and Supervision from Liberty University. Mrs. Boyles is currently completing work in the Virginia Tech Doctoral Program for Educational Leadership. She also serves as a board member on the Virginia Association of Elementary School Principals and enjoys advocating for the students of Southwest Virginia. She is married to Brandon Boyles and they have two children, Connor (age 6) and Caroline (age 2). Mrs. Boyles says, "I am thrilled to have the opportunity to serve as Principal of Galax Elementary School. I feel so lucky to work in an innovative school division with so much support from the City Council and School Board. Galax City Public Schools has the best faculty and staff who always put students first and do whatever it takes to make all students successful. Our students are amazing kids who work hard and put a smile on my face every single day. I cannot imagine myself serving students anywhere else. Galax is my home and this school is my family."