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LAMS Building Administrators Dr. Zahedi and Mrs. Fenn Smith explain the plan for the expanded reopening on April 19, 2021.Author: LAMSLength: 25 minutes
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Sixth Grade Orientation - September 2nd, 2021 from 5 to 6pm
Parents of our incoming sixth grade class, please click here for resources for our orientation session Thursday, September 2, 5 to 6 pm.
Mrs. Stacie Fenn Smith Appointed Principal at LAMS
The Red Hook Central School District is pleased to announce the appointment of Stacie Fenn Smith as Principal of Linden Avenue Middle School. Mrs. Fenn Smith has been serving as the Assistant Principal at LAMS since July 2018 and first joined the middle school as a Family & Consumer Science Teacher in 2002.
Mrs. Fenn Smith was appointed by the Board of Education at a special meeting July 30, 2021. She officially starts as Principal on August 2. Superintendent Janet Warden said, "We are very proud to appoint Stacie Fenn Smith to the position of Linden Avenue Principal. She has been an asset to the district in her capacity as a teacher and assistant principal. Ms. Fenn Smith will continue to support the mission and vision of the district as an integral part of our team."
She is a graduate of Saint Michael's College where she earned a Bachelor's in Elementary Education; the University of New England with a Masters in Education; SUNY New Paltz with a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Educational Leadership; and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Educational Policy and Leadership at SUNY Albany.
"LAMS is such a special place and I am honored to have the opportunity to lead a school that I just love. I am dedicated to student academic achievement, and student social and emotional well-being," said Mrs. Fenn Smith. "Authentic relationships and experiences are key elements in learning. We want our students to achieve, we want them to feel welcome and we want to foster confidence in them while encouraging their individual personalities."
Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction Dr. Kitty Summers led the interview process after receiving over 40 applications for the principalship. A total of 15 candidates were interviewed by a committee comprised of teachers, administrators, building staff and parents. "We went through a rigorous interview process from which Stacie emerged as our top candidate," she said.
Mrs. Fenn Smith is a lifelong resident of the Red Hook Central School District and a graduate of Red Hook High School. She and her husband Jesse have four children.
Congratulations to the LAMS Student CouncilThe National Student Council has recognized the Linden Avenue Middle School Student Council as a 2020 National Gold Council of Excellence. Winning the National Gold Council of Excellence Award is testament to the highest standards of quality that LAMS Student Council consistently demonstrates in its operation, and its projects and activities. NatStuCo Gold Councils of Excellence are the models of quality for other student councils. Well done, students and council advisor Mrs. Goldhirsch!
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