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PRESS RELEASE: Live Oak Principal Accepts Superintendency at Durham Unified


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PRESS RELEASE— May 18, 2017 — Live Oak principal Lloyd Webb has accepted the Superintendent position at Durham Unified School District in Durham, California. Principal Webb will finish out the 2016-2017 school year at Live Oak, making the transition to his new position over the summer.

“I will miss this community, greatly,” said Webb of leaving the district. “There are so many amazing people, from teachers and support staff to parents and volunteers who come to work and give their time to make Live Oak the amazing place it has become, and I can’t thank them enough for their support over the years. But I will miss the students most of all. They have taught me invaluable lessons during my time here, and I wish them nothing but long, happy, and successful lives.”

A long time resident of Morgan Hill, Mr. Webb began his career at MHUSD in 1995 as a teacher at Live Oak High School. From teacher and varsity football coach to assistant principal and then principal, Webb has dedicated his life to enhancing the lives of students in Morgan Hill.

“Throughout his tenure, Lloyd has been a trusted advisor to thousands of students in Morgan Hill while ushering the school community to tremendous success. As a parent, educator, and coach he brought a breadth of perspective to work with him every day which allowed him to connect with students, parents, and staff even during the most challenging times,” Superintendent Steve Betando said. “He will be missed, and we wish him the best of luck on this new journey.”

Through his calm presence and leadership, Mr. Webb was able to bring much-needed healing to Live Oak campus over the last six years. Working with staff, he has created a campus environment that exudes safety and comfort for all who attend. It is with sincere gratitude that we congratulate Principal Webb on his new position and wish him all the best in his new endeavor.