Friday, February 8, 2013 12:00 am
A former vice principal is suing Lodi Unified School District for what she considers wrongful termination.
Friday, January 25, 2013 12:00 am
It has been a full year since 23 teachers from Lodi Middle School filled up a meeting of the Lodi Unified School District board of trustees and asked for a solution to the deteriorating environment at their school.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 12:00 am
Scott McGregor will take on the role of principal at Lodi Middle School, a decision announced by the Lodi Unified School District Board of trustees after a closed session. McGregor is currently the principal at Vinewood Elementary School.
Thursday, February 23, 2012 12:00 am
The parents of Lodi Middle School have spoken. They want a principal with experience working with students at this grade level, one who plans to address gang issues and can manage what parents call some very strong staff members.
Wednesday, February 8, 2012 12:00 am
Discussion over the future of social studies courses in Lodi
Unified School District high schools grew heated during a board
meeting Tuesday night.
Monday, February 6, 2012 1:00 pm
Two Lodi Middle School administrators have announced their
resignation, effective June 30.
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 12:00 am
Jeff Johnston offered an apology to about 20 members of the Lodi
Middle School faculty who were present at the Lodi Unified School
District board meeting Tuesday.
Tuesday, January 17, 2012 12:00 am
Charges against the Lodi Middle School teacher who was placed
under citizen's arrest by an administrator in December were
Jon Lapachet no longer faces an investigation by the District
Attorney's office, according to Jeff Johnston, president of the
Lodi Education Association. The court declined to follow up on
battery allegations against Lapachet by vice principal Lurdes
Rosales, with instructions not to resubmit the charges.
Wednesday, January 4, 2012 12:00 am
On Dec. 20, Lurdes Rosales, the vice principal at Lodi Middle
School, did something unprecedented in the history of the Lodi
Unified School District: She placed a teacher under citizen’s
Rosales conducted the citizen’s arrest following an incident in
which she claims John Lapachet, a physical education instructor at
the school, blew a whistle in her ear and jostled her in front of
Thursday, December 29, 2011 12:00 am
I read the front page article in the News-Sentinel titled,
"Admin Places Teacher Under Arrest" on Dec. 24. In the latter part
of the article, I was struck by the comment that Principal Patricia
Lingerfelt compared Lurdes Rosales' experience to that of Rosa
Parks refusing to give up her seat on a bus in the segregated
Saturday, December 24, 2011 12:00 am
The Lodi Middle School vice-principal who placed a physical
education teacher under citizen's arrest said Friday she did so
after he jostled her and blew a whistle in her ear.
Monday, July 27, 2009 10:00 pm
Students in the Lodi Unified School District will head back to
school today after a tumultuous summer of budget cuts.