Principal’s MessaGE
Welcome to the 2020-2021 School Year

Dear Polk Families,

It is with great pleasure and excitement that I join the Polk Elementary School community as principal. After serving as the assistant principal at John Trumbull for the past 5 years and having the privilege of working with so many of you and your children already, I know that this is a community where teachers, students, and parents care for each other and strive to build relationships that promote both academic and social-emotional growth. I’m thrilled to be a part of this team for the next few months and continue the excellent work that is being done at Polk!

During the weeks ahead, I look forward to being in classrooms frequently and partnering with teachers to support learning opportunities for our students. If you ever have a question or a concern, please don’t hesitate to contact me at galikje@watertownps.org or by calling or stopping by the school. You can follow our adventures on Twitter @PolkESPrincipal.


Jennifer L. Galik


Polk Elementary School