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My name is Ashley Ruka and I was hired recently (February 2022) as principal of South Washington County Alternative High School. I am thrilled to be joining the SWAHS family and am grateful to be entrusted with the responsibility to lead and carry our school forward! I am a resident of Cottage Grove, an alumna of Park High School, have spent my entire career in SoWashCo and have a strong passion for and commitment to this community and our school district.  I am proud to be serving our students and families in this capacity.


Ashley Ruka

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