Angela Hinrichs Ed.S, Principal

Photo of WGMS principal Angela Hinrichs in front of tiger mural.


Angela Hinrichs, Ed.S, a graduate of Courtland High School in Spotsylvania, earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Psychology at The College of William and Mary and her Masters in Education in Administration and Supervision at Virginia Commonwealth University. Mrs. Hinrichs graduated from the University of the Cumberlands with an Educational Specialist degree. She taught English at Courtland HS, Salem Church MS in Chesterfield, and at the Commonwealth Governors School before transitioning into Administration. Mrs. Hinrichs was an administrative intern at Chancellor HS, and has served as an assistant principal in King George and  Spotsylvania before joining Fredericksburg City Public Schools in March 2020 as an assistant principal. During her teaching career, Mrs. Hinrichs was named “Teacher of the Year” at Courtland HS. She volunteers as sponsor of IAAM (Inspired African-American Males) and as scholarship coordinator for Teen Enrichment Network.

Kisha Frye, Assistant Principal

Mrs. Kisha Frye, a graduate of James Monroe High School and a lifelong resident of the City of Fredericksburg. Mrs. Frye earned her Bachelor of Business Administration with a Minor in Human Resources Management from Strayer University and her Master’s in Education with a concentration in Special Education from the University of Mary Washington. In 2002, Mrs. Frye entered her educational career as a reading paraprofessional at Hugh Mercer. When Lafayette Upper Elementary School opened in 2005, she transferred there and in 2008 began her teaching career. Mrs. Frye returned to Hugh Mercer in 2018 to work in a shared position, as a special education teacher and an administrative intern. Mrs. Frye became Assistant Principal of Hugh Mercer in 2019.

Mrs. Frye and her husband, Charlie Frye Jr., are both James Monroe alumni and have raised their three children through the Fredericksburg City Schools.

Dr. Jay Snyder, Assistant Principal

Photo of WGMS assistant principal Mr. Snyder.
Mr. James "Jay" Snyder earned his Bachelor's degree from Virginia Tech and his Juris Doctorate from The University of Akron School of Law. Mr. Snyder is from Albemarle County in Virginia where he attended Albemarle High School growing up. In 2001, Mr. Snyder began his teaching career with Fredericksburg City Public Schools as a social studies teacher and coach at James Monroe High School. He later served as the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program Coordinator for JMHS. After seventeen years in the classroom, Mr. Snyder became Assistant Principal of JMHS in 2018. 
Mr. Snyder met his wife, Rosalia Snyder,  in Fredericksburg and together they are raising two children that also attend Fredericksburg City Schools.