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Reporter & Farmer photo by Amanda Fanger
Jessica Duerre is the FACS (Family and Consumer Science) teacher at Webster Area High School this year, although she doesn’t have a traditional teaching degree. The 2011 WAHS graduate holds a degree in hospitality management and was recruited by the school to fill the open teacher position. “The FACS department is really important to me. It teaches basic life skills which lead to success later in life. I just felt a tug in my heart to come back. I felt I could make an impact on the students this way. It’s gone surprisingly well so far. It feels good to be back home,” she said. Duerre will work throughout the school year to earn her teaching certificate.

Area schools face challenges

in teacher shortage issue

Administrators shuffle staff to cover educator job openings

by Amanda Fanger

Help wanted: teachers.

Even with students back in class, there are still some teacher jobs left unfilled in school districts across the state and nation. This is a problem for more than the obvious reasons of having no educators in the classroom.

These days, the pool of educators to draw from is …

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Bearcats claw way to 14-12 win

by Emre K. Erku

Hail Marys soared across Cyclone airspace, backfields were feeding grounds for quarterback sacks and the Bearcats’ running game bulldozed their ways to help create a 14-12 victory against Clark/Willow Lake Aug. 28.

“It was a very exciting game, including a couple huge ...

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