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Principal Daniela Jacobs

I am a career educator who wanted to be a teacher as early as the 2nd grade!  I have lived in Northern Virginia, Colorado, Montana, Alabama, and California (yes, I was a military brat!!)  I received my undergraduate degree from James Madison University (Go, DUKES!!!) and my Master of Education from Virginia Commonwealth University. 

I have spent my entire career in Richmond Public Schools.  Beginning in August 1991, I was a 2nd, then a 3rd grade teacher at Oak Grove Elementary.  There, in 1993, I received the R.E.B Award for Teaching Excellence and traveled to Australia and New Zealand to study the Great Barrier Reef, rainforests, and their educational techniques.  When I returned to RVA I helped to start a K/1/2 multiage program at Southampton Elementary. Later, I became the Assistant Principal at Linwood Holton Elementary before becoming the Principal at William Fox Elementary in July, 2005. In 2019, I was honored with the REB Award for Educational Leadership! With the Award money, along with more support from our PTA, we  installed a new piece of Playground equipment for our students and the community to enjoy.

I am a proud Richmond City resident and live in Woodland Heights with my husband and 2 dogs.  My husband is also an educator and serves as the Assistant Principal at Albert Hill Middle school. I have 2 sons who both attended RPS Schools (Fisher Elementary, Hill Middle, Thomas Jefferson HS, Maggie Walker Governor’s School). In my spare time, I like to cook, read, bike ride, do yoga, travel, and spend time with my three dogs and very active family.


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Daniela Jacobs

Phone: 804-780-6259


Assistant Principal LaTonya Oliver

My name is LaTonya B. Oliver and it’s my pleasure to introduce myself as William Fox’s Assistant Principal. I taught at E.S.H. Greene Elementary from 2004-2007 and Linwood Holton Elementary from 2007- Feb. 2014. In February 2014, I was selected as Swansboro Elementary School’s Assistant Principal where I remained until August 2017 when I was appointed as William Fox’s Assistant Principal.

I am a graduate of both Old Dominion University (Go Big Blue!) and Virginia Commonwealth University (Go Rams!!). My favorite thing to do is spend time with my large family - especially
my mom, three children, and doggie. In my spare time, I like to read, fish, do yard work, and dine out.

I am happy to be a part of the Fox Family. I am excited to work and collaborate with the students, parents, and school personnel to ensure academic success for all students is sustained.

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LaTonya Oliver

Phone: 804.780.6259