Our Principal

Phone: 313.494.8820


Degrees and Certifications:

Administrator Certificate Professional Teaching Certificate with DX endorsement in Science Master's in Education from Wayne State University

Ms. Krystal Bolar

Ms. Bolar is a life-long Detroiter and graduate of DPS. Her career in education started at her former middle school, Hally Magnet Middle. She was a classroom teacher of Science for 19 years in the DPSCD school district. After 19 years, she departed from the classroom to become an Instructional Specialist from the 2013-2016 school years. In 2016, she was promoted to Academic Engagement Administrator/Assistant Principal at Nolan. She is now the new Principal for Thurgood Marshall Elementary/Middle School.

Ms. Bolar currently holds an Administrator Certificate and a Professional Teaching certificate with a DX endorsement in Science. She holds a Master's of Education from Wayne State University.
Ms. Bolar loves music, spending time with her family, and with her pitbull, Ms. Thing.