Superintendent Messages

Posted 8-31-2022

Dear LPOSD Families,

We hope your students are as excited as our staff to start school next week! The first day of school is always so special, no matter what your age 😉. As we begin the 2022-23 school year, our focus will be on school safety and security, gathering community input for our new 5-year Strategic Plan, and providing a supportive learning environment for all students. The District Safety Task Force (DSTF), which includes parents, law enforcement, first responders and administrators, had a very busy summer working to implement priorities identified as immediate (see our DSTF Board presentation for more detail).

  • Be prepared for new school safety and security measures:

    • All visitors will need to sign in with an identification card and wear a badge

    • All staff will be identified with a badge

    • All interior doors will be locked

    • Exterior doors will be locked and/or supervised for admittance

    • Any suspicious activity or threats will be reported to a monitored anonymous tip line SEE-TELL-NOW =888-593-2835

    • Students will be able to identify one trusted staff person at each school to ensure we are building connections with all students!

Thank you for supporting our efforts to ensure every one of our students has a safe and secure learning environment. If you have not had the opportunity to give us your input regarding school safety, please take a moment to fill out the survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NVWSLT5.

I wish you a fun-filled Labor Day weekend with your family as you soak up the last days of summer break☀️, bwm

Dr. Becky W. Meyer, Superintendent

August Edition of The Loop - Volume 2 of LPOSD's "Edublog"

Posted 7-29-2022

Dear LPOSD Families -

I have thoroughly enjoyed my first month immersing myself back into the LPOSD community. I have been impressed with the level of community involvement and care for the school district. With the goal of open communication and transparency, we are starting a monthly Edublog called The Loop, which will be emailed out to all parents, staff, and interested patrons. The first one is linked below. Let me know what you think. I would love for you to take a moment to fill out the school safety survey for our District Safety Task Force (linked into the Edublog) - your perspective matters. Thanks for your interest and involvement in our District, bwm

The Loop - July 2022 Edublog

Superintendent Transition Plan of Action 2022-2023

  • Build a strong working relationship with the Board, administrators, staff, parents, and community members.

  • Gather input from all stakeholders through formal and informal methods to:

    • become more familiar with the people, programs, and community culture and

    • utilize input to formulate the first iteration of a new LPOSD Strategic Plan.

  • Create and engage stakeholders in a District Safety Task Force.

  • Conduct a thorough review of multiple measures of student performance data to assess unfinished learning and provide instructional support, as identified.

  • Develop and follow a comprehensive and collaborative communication strategy.

Dr. Becky W. Meyer, Superintendent

Posted 7-5-2022

LPOSD families,

I am thrilled to be back home again and be able to serve as the next Superintendent for the Lake Pend Oreille School District. I look forward to reacquainting myself with the community, as well as meeting all of the new folks. It is a special community - small enough to know people by name, diverse enough to enjoy a wide variety of perspectives, and strong enough to always do what is right for kids. I am blessed to be back home again!

Parent-school connections are a key component in creating a quality learning environment for all students. I look forward to working in partnership with our LPOSD families. One of the first items I have been tasked with is to gather stakeholder input to develop a new 5-year Strategic Plan, as the current one is expiring this year. To collect parent and patron input we will be sending out a survey this fall, as well as hosting Community Input Forums. More information to follow this summer. I also initiated a District Safety Task Force to assess and address school safety and security. After our initial meeting next week, we will create communication lines to keep the parents and community in the loop and gather your input.

Have a fun and safe 4th of July weekend with your family and friends! I look forward to a strong working relationship, Dr. Becky Meyer.

Dr. Becky Meyer

Superintendent of Lake Pend Oreille School District