Eligible La Porte ISD employees will receive a 3 percent salary increase in the 2022-23 school year under a compensation plan approved unanimously by the Board of Trustees on Tuesday.
A new principal has been named to James H. Baker Sixth Grade Campus, and three other administrators have been appointed as associate and assistant principals, respectively.
Karen Lawley has been selected to lead La Porte Elementary School as its new principal, and Dr. William Rhodes has been named as the new director of human resources.
Dr. Alicia Upchurch will become La Porte ISD’s executive director of elementary education, and Linda Hyde will return to Heritage Elementary School as its new principal, the district announced on June 7.
Incumbent Board Vice President Dee Anne Thomson and Trustee Melissa Crutcher took their oath of office on May 6 after which the Board reorganized for the coming year.
The La Porte ISD Board of Trustees on April 3 unanimously approved the hiring of four administrators, including three at the district level.
La Porte ISD alumnus Danny Hanks was sworn in Tuesday as the newest member of the district’s Board of Trustees.
All three La Porte High School bands rewrote school history by earning the coveted Sweepstakes award at the 2022 UIL Concert & Sightreading contest on April 21-22.