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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 Apr 29, 2016 in Notes from the Superintendent | 0 comments

Dear Patrons, The 2015-2016 school year is coming to an end. I am not sure where the year went, but it has again gone by very quickly. I would like to take this opportunity to thank each of you for the opportunity to work with your children. I also appreciate your support this past year. I would like to remind everyone graduation this year will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, May 29th in the high school gymnasium. The 2016-2017 school year will begin on Monday, August 22nd and Tuesday, August 23rd with teacher inservice. The first day of school...

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Notes from the Superintendent

Posted by on Apr 3, 2016 in Notes from the Superintendent | 0 comments

Dear Patrons, I hope everyone enjoyed their time with family and friends during the Easter Holiday. With Easter season completed, the school year will soon be coming to an end. The months of April and May will be very busy. Students in grades 3-8 and 11 will be taking the State Assessment during the month of April. This test is required by the state. The results are used to determine a school districts Adequate Yearly Progress. I encourage parents to visit with their children about doing the very best on these tests. I thank you in advance for...

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