Author Archives: David Britten

About David Britten

Retired U.S. Army Officer, former elementary, middle and high school principal, currently serving as a public school superintendent.

Lost your LHS class ring? It may have been found!

UPDATE: The 1992 ring is being reunited with it’s owner thanks to those who spotted this post on our district Facebook page. One rarely knows what you’ll find in file drawers, especially since I have used primarily technology and hardly ever … Continue reading

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District Weapons Ban

The Michigan Court of Appeals earlier this school year upheld the right of School Boards to enact district-wide gun bans on school property.  The court’s ruling is available online (PDF). Prior to this ruling, the Godfrey-Lee Board of Education enacted … Continue reading

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GLPS Senior Week 2017

The week that all members of the Class of 2017 have been thinking about for the past eight months!

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Board of Education Selects Finalists for Superintendent

As a result of the first round of interviews held last evening, the Godfrey-Lee Board of Education has selected the following candidates as finalists for superintendent: Kevin Polston, Principal, Grand Haven Lakeshore Middle School Michael Pascoe, Principal, Grand Rapids City … Continue reading

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Superintendent Search Update

The Godfrey-Lee Board of Education is pleased to announce it has selected the following candidates to interview for the position of Superintendent beginning the 2017-18 school year: Scott Riley, Superintendent, Camden-Frontier Schools, Camden, Michigan Kevin Polston, Principal, Lakeshore Middle School, … Continue reading

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2017-18 School Year Calendar

Below is a parent-friendly version of the 2017-18 school year calendar. If you are unable to print it out, copies are available at the District Administration office. School begins on Monday, August 21 and ends on Friday, June 1.

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Voters head to polls Tuesday to consider whether to approve the Strong Schools, Strong Communities proposal

Tomorrow, voters will consider whether to approve the Strong Schools, Strong Communities proposal, a 10-year, 0.9 mill increase for a regional enhancement millage that will allow local school districts to strengthen our future workforce and develop and attract strong talent … Continue reading

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