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There are so many wonderful things happening at Southwest High School, and this school year, the Positive School Wide Engagement team wants to recognize our hard work and commitment to our jobs and learning. Each week, one staff member will be highlighted in our Staff Spotlight section. When chosen, that staff member gets to choose a student for our Student Spotlight. Be sure to congratulate our staff and student of the week when you see them around! Let's acknowledge the hard work we do! 

Staff Spotlight Week of 10/3/2016

Ted Tellman is recently remarried with 5 adult children and two wonderful grand kids that live in the twin cities. Education is Ted’s third career with 21 years of teaching from Massachusetts to Minnesota. Ted’s former careers were eight years in the Navy where he was stationed at Bahrain for one year and he was a police officer in a small town in NH for six years. Ted went to school at Granite State College in NH and his graduate degree from Simmons College in Boston. Ted works with students that have autism in a fully integrated program that address not only academic needs. Ted has a big heart and the people that work directly with him benefit from his daily positive attitude and optimism.