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Mike Johnson

Middle school principal picked for new job


In a special meeting June 14 the school board voted unanimously to hire Mike Johnson to become the district's new academic services director. He replaces Rick Osterhaus, who retired.

For the past four years Johnson has been Meyer Middle School principal. For three years before that he was River Falls High School assistant principal.

Johnson was one of 16 applicants for academic services director. He was the only applicant from the River Falls School District.

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Phil Pfuehler
Phil Pfuehler has been editor of the River Falls Journal since 1991.
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