Welcome, new staff

Welcome, Mr. Kuphal!

Gary Kuphal is re-joining the Lancer School Community as the Acting Superintendent until the successful search for and hiring an interim/permanent Superintendent. Gary comes to us with 45 years of experience in education, all but four years in Minnesota. Administratively, he has served as a high school Principal in Henderson, a middle school Principal in La Crescent, and Superintendencies in Southland, LeRoy-Ostrander, Planview-Elgin-Millville, and Mabel-Canton. He will be serving La Crescent-Hokah Public Schools two days a week while also serving Mabel-Canton Public Schools as their part-time Superintendent. Gary’s many years of experience have led him also to be a Service Provider for the Minnesota School Board Association. He has also been a resident of La Crescent for many years with children who are La Crescent graduates and now grandchildren in our schools.