Congratulations Joanne Lasher – Vice Principal St. Andrew’s School

  Posted: May 19, 2022


(May 19, 2022) The Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) warmly congratulates Joanne Lasher  who will be moving into the role of Vice Principal of St. Andrew’s School in High Prairie beginning August 2022. 


Joanne moved to High Prairie from England at a young age and attended St. Andrew’s School from Grade 3 to 12.  She graduated in 1999 and received her Bachelor of Education from the U of A in 2003.  Joanne returned as a teacher to St. Andrew’s School in 2003, and has been teaching there for the past 18 years.   


“I have enjoyed building relationships with parents/guardians, students, and staff in my role as a teacher and I look forward to building on those relationships and fostering new ones”, she says.


Superintendent Betty Turpin adds, “Joanne brings years of teaching and leadership experience to this position and I look forward to supporting her in this new role.” 


Joanne looks forward to this new chapter in her career, “I am excited to move into this new role in the school that has been my second home for so many years.” Joanne quotes Carl Buechner saying ‘They may forget what you said but they will not forget how you made them feel’.