Mrs. Jacqueline Ranuska began her career in education in 1992. She has been with the Lacey Township District since 1994, serving as the Cedar Creek School Principal since 2007, and currently is serving as the Cedar Creek Elementary Principal. Mrs. Ranuska has also served in several capacities including: principal assigned to special duties for the Superintendent's Office, elementary supervisor, high school vice principal, high school dean of students, teacher, advisor, and varsity coach. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health and Physical Education from Old Dominion University and a Master's Degree in Educational Administration from Georgian Court University.
Education has been a constant part of her life. Her parents and sister were teachers, her father an activities director and vice principal, her mother a middle school supervisor, and her sister currently serves as a high school principal. Mrs. Ranuska's teaching career began in Edison Public Schools in 1992 before returning to her hometown of Lacey. As a lifelong resident and graduate of the Lacey School System, she is committed to the community and students of Lacey Township.
Mrs. Ranuska is an advocate for all students, encouraging and promoting college and career readiness. As a principal she believes in the importance of teaching our students to be responsible for their actions, respectful, and good citizens of the school and community. She is proud to serve as the Lacey High School Interim Principal and proud of its academic programs and achievements, as well as, the variety of extra curricular activities available to the students.
Mrs. Ranuska has lived in Lacey Township since 1973. She currently resides with her husband Ed, daughter Kylie, and stepson Eddie.
“We all shine with our all small light, but TOGETHER we blaze like the sun!!”