About NHW » Principal


Mrs. Sheila Hughes is excited for the start of the 2022-2023 school year and her second year at North Hopewell-Winterstown (NHW)!


Mrs. Hughes has been a part of the Red Lion Area community for nine years. This school year will mark her tenth school year in the Red Lion Area School District. Prior to joining the team at NHW, Mrs. Hughes served as the principal at Windsor Manor Elementary (2018-2021) and Clearview Elementary (2013-2018). She is committed to working in collaboration with the families, staff, and students to create a safe, nurturing and inviting learning environment.


Mrs. Hughes holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Bloomsburg University in Elementary Education and Special Education. In Central Pennsylvania, Mrs. Hughes taught special education at the elementary and middle school level before serving as an elementary assistant principal for two school years.  Mrs. Hughes also holds a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Bloomsburg University and her Principal and Supervisory of Special Education Certificates from Shippensburg University. In 2015, she received her Reading Specialist certificate. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate degree in educational leadership at Immaculata University.


Personally, Mrs. Hughes has been married for 14 years and resides in the Red Lion Area School District with her husband, John, daughters, Reagan (6) and Reese (5) (who also attend RLASD), and their dog, Kona.  In her free time, Mrs. Hughes spends her time with her family camping or traveling as well as reading, running, traveling, and working on projects in the home.


Should you have any questions during the school year, feel reach out via email or phone. Mrs. Hughes looks forward to working with you and your child(ren) during the 2022-2023 school year.