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ACGC School Board Selects New Superintendent




Contact: Sandy Gundlach, MSBA Director of School Board Services, 507-934-2450, ext. 128

ACGC School Board Selects New Superintendent

GROVE CITY— The ACGC School Board has voted to select Nels Onstad, Director of Educator Licensing, Minnesota Department of Education, as the district’s new superintendent.

“We believe Nels has the qualifications and skills to move the school district forward. We look forward to working with Nels in his new capacity,” said Michael Hendrickson, Board Chair.

The School Board will be conducting contract negotiations with Nels, and a contract is expected to be approved by the School Board at a March 16 school board meeting.

The pending start date for Nels will be July 1, 2017.


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Final Three Superintendent Candidates Announced

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Interviews To Start For Superintendent Finalist


After Friday’s interviews, the board will narrow the finalists down to 3.  Those 3 finalists will be invited back for 2nd round interviews which are scheduled to be held Thursday, Feb. 23 starting at 4:15pm.  During the 2nd round interviews, there will be a staff & community member question and answer session with each finalist.

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ACGC Student On The 2017 All-State Dance Team

CONGRATULATIONS to Brielle Moore and Nicole Lilleberg! They are members of the 2017 MADT All-State Dance Team!  They have been nominated by their coach, Kristi Lilleberg, and selected by MADT (Minnesota Association of Dance Teams) to represent the top dancers in class A Kick.

The All-State team will be featured in a dance show on Saturday, March 11th, at Eden Prairie High School.  As an All-State team member, they will perform in a routine with other All-State dancers on their “team,” based on their class and category. They will also perform in an opening routine and finale with all dancers selected for the 2017 All-State Team.

Brielle Moore

Nicole Lilleberg

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Atwater Area Historical Society Now On Facebook

You can now follow the Atwater Area Historical Society on Facebook.  Currently they are featuring the process of their move to their new site on Highway 12.

The Historical Society welcomes you to visit and like their page.



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Tony Anderson Benefit


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2 Hour Late Start For ACGC 1/11/17