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100th Day of School - We have SUPER Staff and Students!

100th Day of School - We have SUPER Staff and Students!

News

2/21/17

The Board of Trustees of the Lowell Joint School District appointed Mr. Marty Tourville to fill the unexpired term of Brandon Jones.  The provisional appointment serves until the next general election held in November 2018.

 

Mr. Tourville shared that his “philosophy of education is that every child deserves the opportunity to have available the best possible education.  It is also the responsibility of the administration to provide a safe environment to learn and grow.”

 

President Darin Barber, who presided over the open session interviews and selection process, stated, “We had a number of very capable and well-qualified individuals come forward to volunteer to serve on the Board of Trustees.  This was a very difficult decision as all of the Trustees would be proud to serve with any one of the applicants.”

          

Superintendent Coombs stated, “We welcome Mr. Tourville to the Board and the Lowell family.  We are excited to work together with him and his fellow Board members as we rely upon our district’s strong traditions and take our next steps forward as a District of Destination.”


 

Press Release - Marty Tourville 2017 Appointed.pdf

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2/21/17

At the February 16, 2017, Board Meeting, Martin "Marty" E. Tourville was appointed as the provisional appointee to the vacant position by the Lowell Joint school District Board of Trustees.  The provisional appointment shall become an effective appointment unless a petition calling for a special election, containing a sufficient number of signatures, is filed in the office of the Los Angeles County Superintendent of Schools within 30 days of the date of the provisional appointment. 

 

 

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12/9/16

The Board of Trustees approved the new Superintendent of Schools contract at the November 7, 2016, Board Meeting.  

 

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