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Mrs. Krystal Bush

This is Krystal Bush's second year serving as the Principal of Larkin High School. Prior to her current position, Mrs. Bush served as the Principal of DREAM Academy High School, a role she held since 2018.  Prior to being promoted to Principal at DREAM Academy, she served in multiple administrative roles in U-46 including Associate Principal at South Elgin High School, Assistant Principal at Liberty Elementary School, and Dean of Students at Streamwood High School. In 2012, Mrs. Bush began her administrative career in School District U-46, and prior to her positions with the District, she was an administrator, physical education and health teacher since 1990.


Mrs. Bush believes in building strong relationships with staff, students, and families in order to be able to understand their needs and work to support them toward success.  In all of her roles, she worked to elevate student's voices, develop opportunities for collaboration among staff members to share best practices, and engage the parents and community to support continuous school improvement.

Ms. Bush earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in education with a focus on health and physical education from Xavier University, New Orleans, LA, and a Master of Arts Degree in Educational Leadership from Concordia University.  She is working toward earning her Doctorate in Educational Leadership from National Louis University. 

WE BELIEVE at LHS that all students have a voice and are to be supported academically and socially emotionally and we strive in creating transparent relationships with the student, families, and community.