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Shayne KuslerShayne Kusler selected as new Sartell High School Principal

The Sartell-St. Stephen School District has selected Shayne Kusler as the new Sartell High School principal beginning July 1, 2022. 

Kusler has served as the principal of Foley High School since 2014. Previously, he was an administrative dean and guidance counselor at Sauk Rapids-Rice ISD 47. Kusler has his Master of Science in School Counseling from St. Cloud State University and his undergraduate degree in Psychology from St. John’s University.

Superintendent Jeff Ridlehoover stated, “Shayne’s eight years of experience as a high school principal along with his education and experience as a guidance counselor is what really set him apart from all of our applicants. His energy and his reputation as an effective collaborator and communicator will be tremendous assets for Sartell High School.”

Kusler stated, “I am excited to join the Sartell-St. Stephen School District; its deep breadth of programs can help students find their passion so they can move forward in their own definition of excellence. My family has attended St. Francis Xavier Church for the last 10 years, so I look forward to getting to know more community members, families, staff, and students as the principal of Sartell High School.”

Kusler succeeds Interim Sartell High School Principal Tim Wege who was selected to serve as interim principal after Sascha Hansen resigned earlier this year.