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Principal's Message

Principal's Message


Greetings Grandview Grizzly Families, 

Welcome to the 2022-2023 school year! As the new principal of Grandview College Preparatory Academy, I am very excited and honored to serve the Grandview community. I have been an educator in HLPUSD for the last 21 years.  I have served as the K~8th Summer School Principal this past summer, Assistant Principal at Orange Grove Middle School for six years, Interim Principal at California Elementary, Cedarlane Academy Assistant Principal for three years, and as an English/Language Arts Teacher for eleven years at Newton Middle School. The school sites I have served in have received awards of recognition as Schools to Watch, California Distinguished School, Pivotal Practice Award school, Certified School of Kindness, and California Business for Education Excellence school.  In partnership with our Grandview Staffulty, we plan to continue the traditions of excellence for which Grandview College Preparatory Academy is known.   I will work hard by building strong relationships with parents, students, staff, and community partners.  We will focus on character education initiatives through Positive Behavior Intervention Support, strengthening student leadership through the Leader in Me program, fostering a nurturing, safe environment for children, establishing a 2:1 support initiative for all students, use of data to inform instruction, continue our work in New Pedagogies for Deep Learning, and by providing exciting and challenging enrichment opportunities for all students. 

In the new school year, we will continue to discover creative and innovative approaches to student learning. We continually look for ways to support students so that they may BE kind, BE innovative, BE creative, BE communicative, BE collaborative, and BE critical thinkers. 

Thank you for trusting us with the education and caring development of your child. If you have questions or concerns that arise at any time, please do not hesitate to give your child’s teacher or contact me via e-mail, phone, or the website. Family support is a critical link to student achievement. We want to hear from you!  

Go Grizzlies!  

Best regards, 

Mrs. Theresa Lei  
Principal, Grandview College Preparatory Academy