Principal's Message

 Meet Our New Interim Principal
Mrs. Marcella Fisher
     Mrs. Fisher has demonstrated commitment to the students of St. Landry Parish School District by serving in a variety of roles. She began as a student teacher at Park Vista Elementary. Upon completing a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education, she became a 4th grade Reading and English teacher at Park Vista Elementary. In 2009 she became Creswell Elementary School’s Literacy Instructional Coach. After completing a Master’s in Educational Leadership in 2011, she became one of Port Barre High School’s Assistant Principals. When the opportunity became available to return to the elementary setting in 2013, she eagerly rejoined the Park Vista Elementary community as an Assistant Principal and has remained in that position for the past four years. Mrs. Fisher has also served as Adjunct Instructor for adult education at SLCC in Lafayette. Currently, she is a participant in the National Institute for School Leaders (NISL) Executive Development Program. In this principal fellowship, NISL provides comprehensive and highly engaging training that prepares school leaders for success.  
     Mrs. Fisher is excited about the opportunity to join the Southwest Elementary School’s team and looks forward to growing with them.