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Fergus Falls Public Schools

Superintendent: Mr. Jerry Nessx1010 601 Randolph Ave. ( Google map)
Business Manager: Mark Mastenx1009 Fergus Falls, MN   56537
Personnel Director: Elaine Jahnkex1010 Phone: 218-998-0544 x2000
Curriculum Director: Carri Thompson – x1005 FAX: 1-218-755-5000


Secondary School (6-12): Kennedy Secondary School
Principal: Mr. Dean Monkex2002 601 Randolph Ave. (Google map)
Assistant Principal (9-12): Mr. Shane Thielke - x2026 Fergus Falls, MN   56537
Assistant Principals (6-8): Mr. Brad Strandx3072                         Mr. Jon Steinbrennerx3032 Phone: 218-998-0544 x2500
Athletic Director (9-12): Mr. Gary Schulerx2504 FAX: 1-218-755-5000
Athletic Director (7-8): Mr. Shane Thielkex2614
Elementary Schools (K-5): Adams Elementary School
Principal: Mr. Scott Colbeckx1301 301 W. Bancroft (Google map)
Assistant Principal: Mrs Tindy Rundx1401 Phone: 218-998-0544 x1300
FAX: 1-218-755-5000
Cleveland Elementary School
919 Northern Ave. (Google map)
Phone: 218-998-0544 x1400
FAX: 1-218-755-5000
McKinley Elementary School
724 W. Laurel (Google map)
Phone: 218-998-0544 x1500
FAX: 1-218-755-5000
Area Learning Center: Fergus Falls Area Learning Center
Director: Kristin Tuelx2600 340 Friberg Ave. (Google map)
Phone: 218-998-0544 x2540
FAX: 1-218-755-5000
Early Childhood & McKinley Elementary School
Family Education: 724 W. Laurel (Google map)
Director: Karen Hananx1529 Phone: 218-998-0544 x1500
Community Education & Community Education
Adult Basic Education: 340 Friberg Avenue (Google map)
Director: Mary Mattesonx1601 Phone: 218-998-0544 x1600
FAX: 1-218-755-5000
Special Education Coop: Fergus Falls Area Area Special Education Coop
Administrator: Shannon Ericksonx1004 518 Friberg Ave. (Google map)
Phone: 218-998-0935 x1004
FAX: 1-218-998-0055

Recent Posts

Supt. Ness: STEM Academy coming together

Over the last few months, the Fergus Falls Public Schools – specifically the Modern Manufacturing Learning Lab – has greatly benefited by the generosity of our community. The lab has been developed through a strategic plan and vision to give our students a realistic view of modern manufacturing.  Local manufacturing companies, Rotary, and especially the leadership of Kim Embretson have been invaluable in moving the project forward.

The next step is to match the curriculum with the facility. A team of teachers from the areas of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), along with a language arts component are developing a plan for a STEM Academy to begin next fall.  The Academy would allow students to enroll in a cohort group where they would take a course in fabrications, engineering, math, and language arts – all focused on the technical skills for a wide range of careers from an engineer to a fabricator. The STEM Academy would be available for students in grades 10-12, with the senior year being highlighted by a Capstone Project. The project would be a demonstration of the knowledge and skills developed through the STEM Academy. Continue reading

  1. Oct. 27, 2014 board minutes
  2. Supt. Ness: Addressing Public Health Concerns
  3. October 13, 2014 board minutes
  4. Adult Basic Education offering new GED prep course