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Ryan Burns Named Principal of Gus Almquist MS

JANUARY 25 - Hutto ISD is pleased to announce the first principal of the new Gus Almquist Middle School - Mr. Ryan Burns! Mr. Burns has a tenured career at Hutto ISD serving as Assistant Principal at HHS from 2016-19, Associate Principal of HHS from 2019-2021, and Farley Middle School Principal since 2021. Prior to his arrival at Hutto ISD, Burns worked as a teacher and coach in both Pflugerville ISD and Austin ISD. 

"It is an honor to be named the first principal of Gus Almquist Middle School. I have loved serving the Hutto community for the last eight years through both Farley Middle School and Hutto High School," said Burns. "I look forward to continuing that service as we all work to inspire excellence in our students. I am excited to get started working with the GAMS community on building a culture of excellence on that campus that welcomes and supports our students, families, staff and community."

We welcome Mr. Burns to another exciting chapter of his service to Hippo Nation!