New Principal announced for Middle School

By on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021 in More Top Stories Northeastern Oregon News

LA GRANDE – La Grande School District is excited to announce, effective July 1, 2021, Mr. Chris Wagner will become the new Principal at La Grande Middle School, filling a vacancy created by retiring Principal Mr. Kyle McKinney.  

Mr. Wagner is in his 3rd year as Assistant Principal at La Grande Middle School (during his first year as Assistant Principal at LMS he was also Assistant Principal at Central Elementary). Prior to becoming an administrator, Mr. Wagner was a respected teacher in the district, serving as a grade 6 teachers and a middle school math teacher.   Superintendent George Mendoza said of Wagner, “There is a rapport and respect that exist between Mr. Wagner and our Middle School students, staff, parents, and community. His goals align well with our district values, beliefs, and strategic plan. The district is happy to have him serve LMS in this new role.”