Johnson moving from LMS to Woodland Heights, Ennis will move up to top job at middle school

LACONIA — School Superintendent Terri Forsten announced yesterday that current Middle School Principal Eric Johnson will take over as the principal at Woodland Heights Elementary School beginning next year.

Johnson, whose roots are in elementary education, was the principal at Pleasant Street School before being shifted to the Middle School two years ago. He will replace current Principal Dennis Dobe. Johnson has been with the Laconia School District for seven years.

Taking over at helm of the Lacona Middle School will be current Asst. Principal Chris Ennis, who has been in the district for 18 years. For the past 15 years, Ennis has been at the Middle School and is also one of the team that designed the school's security plan.

The school district is currently reviewing application for a principal spot at Elm Street School.