Micheal Thompson is in his fourth year as principal of Johnson Senior High School. Mr. Thompson brings a wealth of experience to his new position, especially for effectively working with and motivating high school students. He has spent more than 25 years with Saint Paul Public Schools, and previously served as the principal of Gordon Parks High School. Under his leadership, Gordon Parks transformed into a high quality school of choice that keeps students on track for graduation. His mantra “effort makes the difference,” is a cornerstone of his positive reinforcement toward the education of our students and contributions to our community.