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SCOTT KLOETZKE

I come to you from Shoreview, Minnesota where I was retired from Lutheran administration and currently teach as an adjunct professor at Concordia University in the education department. I am married to Barb, an Occupational Therapist and have two children Emily and Joseph. I enjoy spending time with my two grandchildren, Henry and Cameron as well as fishing for the elusive walleye at the cabin.  I spend my free time watching my wife garden, reading history books and losing golf balls on the golf course.

Interim Principal

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LUCY ROSTE

I have a BA in Elementary Education and am certified in Family and Early Childhood Education through Concordia University, St. Paul. I have a love for working with Preschoolers and helping them grow through "play". I enjoy walking, time at the lake and spending time with my husband Jeff and our four grown children. 

Preschool 

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Rachel Harbig

I Graduated from Concordia St. Paul and have been teaching for over 25 years. I am married to my husband Dallas. We have two adult children. I enjoy crosstitching and gardening. 

1st Grade

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REX MINDACH

I received my teaching degree from Concordia University St. Paul and have been teaching for over twenty years. I am married and have three adult children and two grandchildren. I enjoy time with my family, teaching, hiking, camping, traveling, and trying to stay physically fit.

3rd Grade

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AMBER ROUSU

I grew up in the Alexandria area and have been teaching in the upper grades at Zion since the fall of 2000. I am a graduate of the University  of Minnesota-Morris and I recently completed the Lutheran Teacher Colloquy program through Concordia University Education Network to obtain my Lutheran Teacher certification. I enjoy spending time with my husband, Jeff, and my three children.

7/8 Grade

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Erin Johnson

Mrs. Johnson's Bio Coming Soon.

Part-time Pre-K

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Senior Pastor 

REV. PAUL DARE

It has been a joy to serve as the Sr. Pastor at Zion since March of 2019. My wife, Rachel, and I have been married for 20 years and have been blessed with three children. When I am not at church I enjoy racquetball, reading spy novels and sports, especially the great and glorious Green Bay Packers. Did I mention I am from Wisconsin? My greatest joy in life however, is sharing the truth of God's Word and grace of God in Jesus Christ who brings new life and eternal life to the world.

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Kindergarten

MANDY MEYER

I grew up in the Alexandria area and I am a Zion School Alumni. I graduated from Concordia University, St. Paul in 2010. After graduating I taught at St. Peters Lutheran School in Edina, before returning home to Zion. I have a passion for child development and want to support each child as they begin their educational and spiritual journey. I enjoy spending time away from work with my husband  and chasing after our three children. 

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6th Grade

TIFFANY HARTFIELD

Mrs. Hartfield's bio is coming soon.

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4th Grade

CAROL CHORLEY

I am originally from Perham, MN. I graduated from Concordia University, St. Paul. After teaching at a Lutheran school in Florida for many years, my husband and I moved to Alexandria and began teaching in 2005 at Zion.

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5th Grade

BRETT LUDWIG

I am the 5th grade teacher. I grew up in Alexandria, attended Zion Lutheran School, and graduated from Jefferson Senior High School. I graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead with a degree in Elementary Inclusive Education. I taught second grade at St. Paul's Lutheran School in Perham, MN prior to returning to Alexandria. 

Call Us: 320-763-4842

Email: Zionschool@zionalex.org                          

Find Us: 300 Lake Street, Alexandria, MN 56308

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