Becky Estrada, Principal

  • Becky Estrada

    Becky Estrada is honored to serve as the principal at South Junior High School. She has over 26 years of experience in educational leadership working with elementary, middle, high school and alternative school students and families. She began her career as an English Language coordinator and served as a high school counselor for 16 years. She has also served as middle school dean of students, high school assistant principal, elementary assistant principal and principal as well as a varsity cross country coach. Becky is very passionate about being a leader in District 742 because of her strong connections to St. Cloud’s students and families. Becky attended graduate school at SCSU and has nieces and nephews in the school district as well as family who live and work here.

    Becky has a strong commitment and passion for educational equity and relationship building.  Providing opportunities for teachers, students and communities to connect and building deeper capacity for learning is her priority!  

    Email: Becky Estrada

Shara Stone, Assistant Principal

  • Shara Stone

    Shara Stone is thrilled to work with South families and students as an assistant principal again for the 2023-24 school year.  While this will be her second year as an AP, it will be the 21st year she has been at South in various roles. She is excited to help students find success with their academic, social, and emotional needs by focusing on South's community pillars of Accountability, Respect, and Empathy. 

    Ms. Stone's greatest joy as an educator comes from the relationships she has built with students and families over the years. She looks forward to building more positive and collaborative partnerships with families to meet the unique needs of each student. Go Tigers!

    Email: Shara Stone