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Little Elm ISD Announces Chavez Elementary and Strike Middle School Principals

June 2, 2022

Little Elm, TX - Little Elm ISD is pleased to announce the hiring of two principals: Bill Bush will serve as the Principal for Strike Middle School and Lindsay Sivick will serve as the Principal for Chavez Elementary. 


Strike Middle School - Bill Bush


Bill Bush has served as the Principal for the AIMS/GOALS and Alternative Campus at Zellars since 2013. Working primarily with at-risk students, Mr. Bush has implemented programs that have helped at least 7% of the graduating class of Little Elm High School through the high school alternative education program for the last six school years. Bush has experience leading a middle school campus as an Assistant Principal in Coppell ISD, and has taught English in Sachse ISD, Denton ISD, and Lubbock ISD. Collectively, Bush has 25 years in public education.

“Mr. Bush has brought change and has been a positive leader in our District,” said Daniel Gallagher, superintendent. “He has a heart for students and teachers and we know he will serve the Strike community with diligence and tenacity. We are looking forward to his continued influence in Little Elm ISD.”

Chavez Elementary - Lindsay Sivick


New to the District is Lindsay Sivick who will serve as Principal at Chavez Elementary. Sivick previously served as Assistant Principal at Mendenhall Elementary in Plano ISD. She also served as an AP at Huffman Elementary, where she also taught kindergarten and was a third-grade team lead. Some of Sivick’s experiences include incorporating the collaborative team framework into daily lesson planning while initiating data trackers in order for teachers to track essential TEKS.

 “Ms. Sivick is a leader who takes initiative. She is strong instructionally, and her beliefs align with our District Cornerstones of teaching the standards, intentional design of rigorous and relevant lessons, and supporting teacher PLC’s District-wide,” said Gallagher.