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Lassen High Announces Hiring of New Superintendent Principal

Monday, May 13th, 2019

Lassen High School’s new Superintendent/Principal Morgan Nugent -photo provided

Lassen Union High School District has announced the hiring of Morgan Nugent as Superintendent/Principal beginning in the 2019-2020 School year.

“Mr. Nugent brings his broad academic and leadership experience to build on the progresses that have been made by Mr. McCabe and his Administrative team,” the district said in their announcement.

He will be arriving at Lassen in July and working with current Superintendent/Principal Bill McCabe to ensure a smooth transition.

Nugent is finishing the current school year as the principal of Osan American Middle High School in South Korea.

This school serves military families stationed overseas throughout Europe and the Pacific region. Nugent has served as a principal at the Marine Corps Air Station in Iwakuni, Japan, and as a principal at Osan Air Base in Songtan, South Korea.

According to the short bio released by the school Nugent grew up in Bridgeport, California where his family still resides.

“It has been an honor to serve the military members and their families overseas these last 10 years. However, I am very excited to be returning back to where my home has always been, the Eastern Sierras,” said Nugent.

A former social studies teacher and coach who has taught in both California and Missouri.

The school’s press release describes Nugent as having a long history of working with staff, parents, students and community members in enhancing educational programs that ensure that students have the tools and resources to be college and career ready.

“He is looking forward to working closely with the Lassen community to maximize the opportunities for all of our students. Mr. Nugent believes that continuing to build a close partnership with Lassen Community College and a strong Career Technical Education program is critical for the success of our communities.”

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4 Responses to Lassen High Announces Hiring of New Superintendent Principal

  1. Mervin Lent

    Monday, May 13th, 2019 at 9:30 am

    Ervin Lent

    • Ervin Lent

      Monday, May 13th, 2019 at 10:12 am

      Yay! Go Morgan! Go get em’ kid!

  2. Donald Moose

    Monday, May 13th, 2019 at 6:20 am

    Adrienne Lent

    • Adrienne Lent

      Monday, May 13th, 2019 at 6:22 am

      Donald Moose Leslie Lent-Rangel told me over breakfast. That’s cool.

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