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Jason Kersten


Position:  Superintendent

Email:  jason.a.kersten@k12.nd.us

Phone:  701.228.2266

Education: Bachelors at Mayville State University, 1989
Masters at Northern State University Aberdeen, 1997

About:  My wife, Jodie, and I have one child, Sydney. I am a 1984 graduate of Newburg United. I took my first teaching position in 1989 in Westhope.  I taught mathematics. In 1995, I was hired as Secondary Principal/Teacher at Newburg United.  In 1998, I became the Superintendent/Secondary Principal at Newburg United. In 2005 I became the Superintendent at the Bottineau Public Schools. I enjoy attending Bottineau Public School activities, spending time with my family and ice fishing.

Notes from the Superintendent

Posted by on Mar 1, 2017 in Notes from the Superintendent | 0 comments

Dear Patrons, Where does the time go? February has now come to an end. The month of March brings the start of our spring activity practices. Hopefully, spring weather will now follow and we can put winter in our rearview mirror. The school district will be having an early out on Wednesday, March 15th. The school district will be offering a half day of professional development for our staff. Central School students will be dismissed at 12:30 p.m. The buses will leave the the Middle School at 12:45 p.m. There will be no school on Thursday, March...

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Storm Make Up Days

Posted by on Feb 23, 2017 in Notes from the Superintendent | 0 comments

I am writing this letter in regards to the storm make up days.  Currently, the district has missed four days of school.  These days will need to be made up and will not be forgiven or waived by Governor Burgum.  I received correspondence from the state last Friday, February 17.  The correspondence I received stated Governor Burgum’s position at this time is not to support waiving any storm days. The district does have a plan in place to make up the four days missed in November and December of this school year.  Three of the days will be...

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