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Retiree Tributes: Au Revoir, Marcia Clem

Written by Jeff Stanton It is a great honor for me to write this tribute to Marcia Clem for her retirement, after her many years as a Lapeer Community Schools employee. Unfortunately, I was only able to be Marcie’s principal for one year at Zemmer.  In that short time though, I could really see her dedication […]

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Retiree Tribute: Lisa Loachridge, a ‘Principal’s Dream’

Written By Jeff Stanton It is with great pleasure I write this tribute to Lisa Loachridge as she retires from her many years of service for Lapeer Community Schools.  I was lucky enough to be Lisa’s principal at Rolland-Warner for a few years and at Zemmer this past year. She served both the roles of Special Education […]

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Retiree Tribute: Kathy Hayes was ‘Born to be a Teacher’

Written by Doug Lindsay In 2009, Kathy Hayes was recognized by the District with the Distinguished Educator Award. In her tribute for that award, one line that stands out is as true today as it was more than a decade ago: “Kathy was definitely born to be a teacher.” With her retirement this year, Lapeer […]

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Retiree Tribute: Lani Ward has a ‘Passion for Teaching’

Written By Wyatt Stevens Lani Ward was hired as a new teacher by the great Jon Nugent, back in 1989, and spent the first part of her teaching career in the elementary realm before she became hooked into middle school. Since then, she has spent her time teaching primarily technology-based courses, which surprisingly correlates with […]

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Retiree Tribute: ‘The Reset of a Lifetime’ for Nick Ward

Written by Jared Field For the past 33 years, Nick Ward has called Lapeer Community Schools home. Nick, as most of his fellow employees know well, has been the District’s Director of Technology for more than two decades. He’s the voice on the other end of the line when your desktop monitor displays the blue screen of death; or, […]

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2020 Retiree Tribute: Nancy Lamphere comes ‘Full Circle’

Written by Kasie Allen Nancy Lamphere knew she wanted to be a teacher at eight years old. She began her career in a Catholic school after graduating from Central Michigan University. Once she came back to Lapeer Community Schools, she was home for good. Nancy taught in Lapeer for 31 years in numerous elementary schools. […]

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LCS Board of Education postpones superintendent search

LAPEER, Michigan — The Lapeer Community Schools Board of Education has postponed its superintendent search citing Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Stay Home, Stay Safe order. The order has closed school districts across the state for the remainder of the school year in order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.   Board President Summer Putnam said the […]

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