Lanny Hass Named New Principal of
Thompson Valley High School, Effective July 1
The Thompson School District is pleased to announce that Lanny Hass has been hired to become the Principal of Thompson Valley High School, effective July 1, 2013. Hass is filling the position that will be vacated by Mark Johnson, who is retiring at the end of the current school year.
Hass, who is a graduate of Thompson Valley High School, has over twenty-four years of experience in the field of education. He completed his undergraduate work at Colorado State University before proceeding to earn his Masters Degree in Mathematics at the University of Northern Colorado and his administrative licensure through CSU. Hass and his wife, Suzanne, have two sons. Their oldest child, Tory, is a junior at Thompson Valley, while Koby is a 6th-grade student at Conrad Ball Middle School.
Hass has dedicated his career to the students and families of the Thompson School District. He served as a teacher at Berthoud High School, Bill Reed Middle School and at Thompson Valley before transitioning to the role of Assistant Principal at the location. Starting in January of 2012, Hass began work as the "Colorado Integration Project Manager" for the District, managing grant funding that has been awarded by the Colorado Legacy Foundation. Meanwhile, Hass is looking forward to returning to a building that holds such a large personal connection.
"Thompson Valley High School has a wonderful legacy here within the Thompson School District," he says. "I look forward to working with the community to continue the great things that are happening within the school and to further explore opportunities in the future."
"Lanny has the perfect background to lead the team at Thompson Valley," says Dr. Stan Scheer, Superintendent of Schools. "His personal history with the school, as well as his service in a multitude of positions within the district, make him an excellent fit as we move forward to meet the challenges of tomorrow."