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End of the Line

This blog site is officially inactive due to retirement as Godfrey-Lee superintendent. It will remain available for archive purposes but as of June 30, no new postings will be contributed. I have an avid interest in local history, the future … Continue reading

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Board Adopts 5-Year Strategic Design Foundational Policies

The Godfrey-Lee Board of Education adopted the foundation policies of our district 5-year Strategic Design during its regular meeting held this past Monday night.  These three policies, revised substantially from policies that were adequate in the 20th Century, are intended … Continue reading

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These are exciting times for the people of Godfrey-Lee

As I begin the process of sorting through the past nine years worth of work in the superintendent’s office, preparing to step out of this role and move on to the next phase in my life, I came across some … Continue reading

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New Superintendent Selected

Following a second round of applications and interviews, our Board of Education has selected Mr. Kevin Polston of Grand Haven to serve as the district’s sixteenth superintendent in its 160-year history. Mr. Polston earned his Bachelor of Arts degree and … Continue reading

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“The Last Lecture” – Final Message to Our 2017 Graduates

  “The Last Lecture” – Commencement Address to the Class of 2017 by Superintendent David Britten Good evening. Ten years ago this September, a nondescript computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon University, walked out on a small lecture stage and … Continue reading

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

UPDATE: Both the 1981 and1992 rings are being reunited with their owners thanks to the many of you who spotted this post on our district Facebook page! One rarely knows what you’ll find in file drawers, especially since I have used … 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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