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Posted: Monday, February 6, 2012 1:00 pm | Updated: 6:13 am, Tue Feb 7, 2012.

Two Lodi Middle School administrators have announced their resignation, effective June 30.

Principal Patricia Lingerfelt and Vice Principal Lurdes Rosales will leave their positions following a controversial interaction between Rosales and a P.E. teacher in December.

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  • Jayna Kahler posted at 9:38 am on Sun, Feb 26, 2012.

    Jayna Kahler Posts: 4

    Hi, my name is Jayna and I made an earlier comment on this article. I tried to remove it because it was made with mixed emotions. I truely respect Mrs. Lingerfelt and was upset that she was leaving...because logically, it did not look like it was her choice...which I don't know for a fact either way. I made pompus comments and I did not mean to do that. I also made comments that seemed to attack the whole staff...that were uncalled for. The more I dwelled on my comments the more I regretted them. Lodi Middle has wonderful teachers and it is time to let them know that they are appreciated. I am asking that anyone that read my comment, disregard it, because it reflected bad on all the good that IS there.

  • Rocky Avitia posted at 7:03 pm on Sun, Feb 12, 2012.

    Rocky Avitia Posts: 20

    Thats good, hopefully the retards at the district do not employ them again

  • Betty Dean posted at 11:01 am on Wed, Feb 8, 2012.

    Betty Dean Posts: 144

    @Jackson Scott, Mrs Morehead would be awesome! LMS has had inadequate Administration for many years yes, including Mrs. Vetica.
    The best one was Mr. Ferrara. They have always had new Admin. They need someone STRONG, Respected,Experienced and who has Integrity! The only problem is, cough cough I don't think they will find any whom currently work for LUSD they just dont come that way anymore. I would like too see Joan Morrison as Principal and Ms. Morehead as Vice Principal Now THAT would be a team! Hi Bob!!!!

  • Jayna Kahler posted at 7:31 am on Wed, Feb 8, 2012.

    Jayna Kahler Posts: 4

    I know many of you are speaking based on limited information. I have had the opportunity to be at the school more than most parents. I'm at least a parent that is not ruled by a paycheck. I have to say, there are some great teachers at the school like Mrs. Nino, Mr. Moles, Mrs. Alexander and Mrs. Blevins. This is just to name a few. But there are some aweful ones like Mr. Young and Mr. Lapechet I feel the verdict is still out on him. Many parents have liked him and others can not stand him. I feel the two of them are very childish and that is from personal experience, not just listening to other people's point of veiw. Jackson made a comment about Mrs. Morehead and I would absolutely love that, because these teachers would be whpped into shape and actually do their job. Borchardt has a wonderful academic program and the kids really learn. I believe she is too strict, but when you have teachers that are there just for a paycheck...strict is good!!! I also worked closely with Mrs. Lingerfelt and had a lot of interaction with Mrs. Rosales. I would only support Mrs. Lingerfelt, and that is because her heart is in it and she supported the parents. I agree with Misti...get rid of tenure and find the teachers that care!!! I truely don't believe these two administrators are stepping down because they want to, I believe that is the only control the LUSD has...they seem to be too weak to take on the biggest problem...the teachers that think they rule a school!!! When WILL the PARENTS actually have a say?

  • michael aiello posted at 7:09 pm on Tue, Feb 7, 2012.

    AtoZawesomeness Posts: 1

    I go to this school and there was talk of this but no real proof, but now i know and I am glad to hear about this.I think it is insane to perform a citisen arrest on a person for blowing a whistle.I think they deserve this.I never wasc omplimented or encouraged by these people as a student.Those are my thoughts on the situation.

  • John Ring posted at 6:28 pm on Tue, Feb 7, 2012.

    John Ring Posts: 34

    I can't help but look at the facts thus far. 1) the DA decided there was no merit to the accusations and thus the citation was voided/dropped etc. 2) the two administrators have resigned and the teacher is still there. The union doesn't decide which administrators work at the school the district does. They obviously decided that it was in the best interest of the school to replace the administrators versus the teacher(s). I say teachers in the plural sense as some (PTA head) have suggested below that numerous teachers are a problem at the site. In addition if I take some of the comments below at face value we have teachers bullying students and admin at the site, AND the union bullying the district to the point of having 2 administrators onsite resign...really?

  • Jackson Scott posted at 6:19 pm on Tue, Feb 7, 2012.

    Jackson Scott Posts: 392

    Wow, some of these comments are crazy. Teachers bullying students? Insane priority of athletics over academics? Newest greenest, stupidest administrators?

    Teachers bullying students? I doubt it. It is called discipline. Something most of these kids lack at home from parents who act like friends. Athletics over academics? It's junior high Bob, they don't have real sports teams. JL is not a clown or a thug. You have obviously never met him. He is a well respected teacher & coach. Newest Greenest Stupidest? Well, part of this might be correct. New & Green are the same thing, but Stupidest? Clueless might be a better word.

    Ms Dean is on the right path. LUSD needs to bring in an established Principal with a strong backbone and with the ability to motivate the staff. Mrs Moorehead at Borchardt Elem would be a great choice.

  • Bob Silvano posted at 5:38 pm on Mon, Feb 6, 2012.

    Bob Silvano Posts: 145

    Just another example of the insane priority placed on athletics over academics. They’ll do away with a music or art program before they’ll ever dump an athletic activity. How sad. This clown of a PE teacher will continue to use these same thug like tactics unless someone in the district office gets the guts to do what needs to be done. It’s too bad it has to come at the cost of two good educators

  • Betty Dean posted at 5:33 pm on Mon, Feb 6, 2012.

    Betty Dean Posts: 144

    Hummmmmmmmmmm they ran some more out hu?? Keep up the good work LUSD and let the Staff at LMS rule the place. It really dosent matter they will put the newest greenest, stupidest administrators there anyway. All the misfit Admin go to LMS! No one withing LUSD would take that school for ANY amount of money!!!

  • misti traylor posted at 5:06 pm on Mon, Feb 6, 2012.

    sickined Posts: 2

    This is a terrible situation, because the STUDENTS of this town will continuted to be bullied, mistreated and underserved by (some teachers) at this school, regardless of any NEW administraion! P.S ABOLISH TENURE!! and give OUR students GREAT TEACHERS who care about OUR KIDS!!

  • Alex Kennedy posted at 4:57 pm on Mon, Feb 6, 2012.

    Alex Posts: 215


  • Jose Sanborn posted at 3:11 pm on Mon, Feb 6, 2012.

    Jose Sanborn Posts: 37




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