School board selects interim superintendent

The Rochester Board of Education voted Monday to enter into contract negotiations with a candidate for interim superintendent. Tresa Zumsteg, Ph.D. was chosen by a board committee to replace outgoing Superintendent Fred Clarke, who over the summer announced his intention to find another job. He has not yet resigned, so it’s not yet known when Zumsteg will start. Zumsteg will be paid on a per diem basis to work alongside Clarke getting ready to take over. Once Clarke leaves, she will … [Read more...]

Letter to the editor about Jeremy Nielson

Dear Rochester Voters, Election Day is 8 November, only days away. While most attention goes to major races, the School Board probably has the most impact on your children’s future and your taxes. Of the three open seats on the Rochester School Board, I urge you to vote for JEREMY NIELSON. I attended the League of Women Voters debate and Jeremy obviously has the most comprehensive understanding of educating our children well with reduced budgets. Indeed, Jeremy’s son is just starting in the … [Read more...]