End of Year Announcements
Thursday, June 11, 2020 5:45 AM

Dear Lake Harriet Families:
As we wrap up this most unusual school year I wanted to let you know about some changes that are happening at the Lower campus next year.
We had a few retirements:
  • Merry Tilleson, Principal
  • Sheri Sisler, Kindergarten teacher
  • Renee Beer, Art specialist
  • Georganne Csargo, Speech teacher
  • Nancy Johnson, First grade teacher
  • Jane Lyga Jones, First grade teacher
  • Deb Ryan, Special education assistant.
We also have a few new additions and changes to tell you about.
There is a new Principal and her name is Angie Ness.
We will only have five sections of kindergarten next year.
We have a new kindergarten teacher, Katie Falk.
In the First grade we will have six sections.
Mary Rice is moving from kindergarten to first grade.
Kelly Pier and Susan Saly are moving from 3rd grade to the first grade.
We also have two new teachers in the third grade, Paige Seeger and Isabella Haeger.
Our new speech teacher is Emily Hastings.
In our DCD classroom will have two teachers, Alycia Lund Busch and Susanne Donahoe.
Remember Summer School is an option for your child this summer. Summer school is still planned to
go June 15-July 23 with it being online. Youth Enrichment through Community Ed will be online as
well, June 15-July 23 https://summerschool.mpls.k12.mn.us/ and
https://summerschool.mpls.k12.mn.us/gems_gise_stem_3 has links to online registration.
As information about next school year becomes available make sure to check out the MPS web site as
well as our schools web page and newsletter. Note: your new class assignments will be sent to you in
Thank you all for making Lake Harriet Community a great place to work and learn and for keeping
Kindness an important part of your daily lives.