Lawrence High School principal to resign

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Lawrence High School Principal Jessica Bassett is resigning from her position at the end of June, the school district announced Tuesday evening.


Bassett, in her second year as principal, has accepted a position in another school district, according to a news release from the district.

“I appreciate the opportunity to work with Lawrence High and have thoroughly enjoyed the challenge, students, staff, and community,” Bassett said in the release. “LHS will continue to be a bright light in Kansas for all of its students.”

Bassett’s resignation, pending Lawrence school board approval, will take effect June 30, according to the release.

“Jessica has high expectations for school improvement. She has helped to lead the Lawrence High staff in guiding our scholars to higher levels of success,” Superintendent Anthony Lewis said in the release. “I appreciate her contributions to our team and know that she will also be an asset to her new district.”

The district on Tuesday also announced the resignations of the principal of Sunflower Elementary School and the assistant principal of Liberty Memorial Central Middle School. Read more at this link.

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