Principal Kurtis Koenig

Welcome Trojans!


It is my sincere pleasure to serve you as the elementary principal for the 2023-24 academic year!  The K-5 Team is eager and excited to start another year of learning and growing!  Here at Whitehall Elementary, we all champion the belief that every student deserves our very best, every day, and we are committed to delivering just that. 


As a life-long resident of southwest Montana, my favorite aspect of living here is the people.  Growing up int he small town of Sheridan and then beginning my career in education in Ennis, I have learned that in these smaller Montana towns, the beating heart of our community is the neighborly relationships we have with our neighbors.  I look forward to continuing to build a strong partnership between the school and our community.  


The 2022-23 school year marks my sixth as the building principal for Whitehall Elementary.  My career began in Ennis, MT where I taught for 14 years and coached football, basketball, and track.  My family and I have loved living in Whitehall where we have noted the caring, supportive sense of community which this town exemplifies.  The teachers in this building constantly go the extra mile for their students, and I absolutely could not choose a better environment for our two children to learn and grow. 


I am very thankful to be a part of this community, this school, and most of all, this K-5 TEAM! 


I will always make myself available to chat with parents and community members.  Please contact me via email at [email protected], or via phone at 287-3882 ext. 2112. 


Go Trojans!


Kurtis Koenig, Principal