By Ian Hanigan
We have some heartbreaking news to share with you this morning.
Lisa Livernois, the principal of Meadow Park Elementary School since 2007, and one of the nicest people we’ve ever met, died early Sunday morning at her home following a lengthy battle with cancer. She was 46.
Memorial services are pending, and we’ll pass along information as it becomes available. In the meantime, additional counseling resources have been dispatched to Meadow Park, where students and staff are grieving the loss of a remarkable educator, leader, colleague and friend.
“Beyond being an exceptional educator who cared deeply about her students and colleagues, Lisa was that rare individual who felt like a lifelong friend moments after you met her,” IUSD Superintendent Terry Walker said. “Her laugh and smile were infectious, and there are no words to describe losing her at such a young age.”
We first met Livernois in the fall of 2007, when she joined IUSD as Meadow Park’s new principal. In an interview for another district publication, she told us there was something unique about her new workplace.
“When you walk in the school doors, you immediately feel the sense of community,” said Livernois. “People are happy here. They’re …read more
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