High School / Teacher

Ken Balk

Ken Balk, NFV High School Art Teacher

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Mr. Balk graduated from Turkey Valley in 1974 and University of Northern Iowa in 1978. He has taught 3-12 art/ speech at Allison- Bristow Community Schools from 1978-1980, K-8 art at Charles City Community Schools from 1980 - 1985; K-12 art at Remsen-Union Community Schools from 1985-1986; 6-12 grade art at North Fayette Community Schools from 1986 - present. Presently he is the 9-12 art teacher and yearbook advisor.

Neal Bentley

Neal Bentley, NFV High School Industrial Technology Teacher/Assistant Cross Country

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HS Classes Taught: Intro to I-Tech, Blueprint Reading and Design, Material Processing, Power and Energy
MS Classes Taught: 6th Grade Drafting, 7th Grade Hand Woodworking Tools, 8th Power Woodworking Tools

Tim Feldman

Tim Feldman, NFV High School Math/Assistant Boys Track

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Bridges, Algebra I, Algebra II, Functions, Statistics & Trigonometry, Precalculus and Discrete Math

Kathy Hageman

Kathy Hageman, Instructional Coach

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Bachelor of Arts in English
Bachelor of Arts in Art Education
Master of Arts in Education
Viterbo University

Ryan Holthaus

Ryan Holthaus, NFV High School Agricultural Education/FFA

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Education: Iowa State University-May 2004
Degree: B.S. Agricultural Education w/ Minor in Animal Science
Courses: Agricultural Education I-IV, Horticulture, Survey of the Animal Industry, & Principles of Agronomy
Groups: FFA, IAAE, & NAAE

Molly Holthaus

Molly Holthaus, NFV High School Business Education Teacher

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There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

Dan Hovden

Dan Hovden, NFV High School Science Teacher/Baseball/Boy's Basketball/Asst. Football

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Education: B.S. from Upper Iowa University

Courses taught:  Biology,  Environmental Science, Anatomy & Physiology

Experience:   Mt. Ayr Community - 5 years

                    North Fayette and NFV - 1992 to present.

Go TigerHawks!!

Kelli Kovarik

Kelli Kovarik, NFV High School Language Arts Teacher/Speech

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Composition I/II, English II, Public Speaking, and Speech

Bob Lape

Bob Lape, NFV High School Physical Education/Football/Softball

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Head Football Coach
Head Softball Coach
Middle School Boys Track

Tracy Nuss

Tracy Nuss, NFV High School Science Teacher/Speech/Robotics

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Graduated from Upper Iowa University in Fayette. Started teaching Science at North Fayette High School 2011/12 school year.