Mr. Macord Johnson, Principal

Grades 5-8 

Education: Bachelor of Science in Education from Martin Luther College with a minor in Science

Favorite thing about being a teacher: Helping with whatever they need

Favorite Bible Passage: “No temptation has seized you except what is common to man.  And God is faithful; he will it not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can stand up under it.”  I Corinthians 10:13  

Hobbies: bird hunting, water skiing, and flying

Contact Mr. Johnson: 507-317-3653

 

 

Mr. Randy Ristow, Athletic Director

Grades 5-8 

Education:  Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Dr. Martin Luther College with a Science concentration and Biology minor

Favorite thing about being a teacher: Helping students to learn about being a better Christian person through life lessons. Students’ “Aha” moments are also awesome to see.

Favorite Bible Passage:  “Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.”  Philippians 4:8

Hobbies: snowmobiling, motorcycling, enjoying time with my family

Contact Mr. Ristow: randy.ristow@prairielutheran.us

 

 

Miss Anna Endorf, Technology Coordinator

Grades 5-8 

Education: Bachelor of science in Education from Martin Luther College with an emphasis in Social Studies (1999)

Favorite thing about being a teacher: I enjoy seeing students grow in their faith and knowledge!

Favorite Bible Passages:  “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”  Jeremiah 29:11 AND  “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who[a] have been called according to his purpose.”  Romans 8:28

Hobbies: reading, travel, and learning about anything.

Contact Miss Endorf: Annaliese.Endorf@prairielutheran.us

 

 

Miss Rachel Nowicki

Grades 3-4 

Education: Bachelor of Science in Education from Martin Luther College with a minor in Social Studies (2013)

Favorite thing about being a teacher: I enjoy getting to know each student over the two years that I have them in my class. It’s fun to see them grow and learn more about their Savior.

Favorite Bible Passage: “But those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.” Isaiah 40:31

Hobbies: cooking, traveling, and spending time with family and friends

Contact Miss Nowicki: rachelnowicki@prairielutheran.us  

 

 

Miss Olivia Knudsen

Grades 1-2 

Education: Bachelor of Science in Education from Martin Luther College (2017)

Favorite thing about being a teacher: I love watching the children grow – academically, spiritually, and physically – from the beginning of the year to the end!

Favorite Bible Passage:  “If God is for us, who could be against us?” Romans 8:31

Hobbies: painting, playing board games, traveling, spending time with my cat

Contact Miss Knudsen: oliviaknudsen@prairielutheran.us  

 

 

Mrs. Ashley Kuschel

Kindergarten 

Education: Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education from Martin Luther College (2017)

Favorite thing about being a teacher: Seeing each child grow physically, academically, and spiritually.

Favorite Bible Passage: “This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loves us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.” 1 John 4:10

Hobbies: reading, spending time outside, and spending time with family and friends.

Contact Mrs. Kuschel: Ashleykuschel@prairielutheran.us 

 

 

Mrs. Naomi Evenson

PreK 3 and 4 

Education: 

Favorite thing about being a teacher: 

Favorite Bible Passage: 

Hobbies: 

Contact