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Rod Huston, Principal

Rod Huston has worked for Gilbert Public Schools since 2000, when he started as a special education teacher and coach at Gilbert High School.  He has been in administration for the past 15 years as an assistant principal at Desert Ridge High School, Highland High School and most recently Mesquite High. 

His wife Lori teaches 3rd grade at Settlers Point Elementary School.  His kids Colton and Brenlie both attended Gilbert Public Schools from Kindergarten through High School graduation. 

Colton currently attends ASU, plays on their lacrosse team and is serving in the US Army Reserve.  His daughter Brenlie is attending Azusa Pacific University and studying Christian Ministry.

Prior to entering education Rod was a US Army Paratrooper and ran youth sports programs, health and fitness programs as well as teen and family programs for the YMCA.  He has twice been named the region athletic director of the year and is currently finishing a term as the President of the Arizona Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association.  His family has served Gilbert Public Schools continuously for over 50 years, including his father Paul who was once the principal of Gilbert High School. 

He is extremely excited to be the Principal of Mesquite High School!

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    Wednesday Early Release: 7:30am–1:20pm

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