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South Mountain Principal Tina Lehn to Retire

Principal of South Mountain School Tina Lehn told parents in an email Wednesday that she plans to retire at the end of the 2014-15 school year. The email is published below.

Lehn became principal of South Mountain School and South Mountain Annex in 2009. Prior to that, she was assistant to the principal at Seth Boyden School, and was a long-time teacher in the South Orange – Maplewood School District.

A Message From the Principal

To Our South Mountain Families,

I would like to share some personal news with all of you. I am planning on retiring on September 1 this year. This was a very difficult decision to make. I think you all know how much I care about this community and your wonderful children, and how honored I feel to work with our exceptional South Mountain staff. However, I want to spend more time with my children and grandchildren, as well as my mom in Ireland.

Thank you all for allowing me to support teaching and learning at South Mountain. It has been my honor and joy.

Tina Lehn

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