Kruse named principal of Watertown Intermediate School

May 8, 2023

The Watertown School District is excited to announce that Mr. Tim Kruse has been named the new principal at Watertown Intermediate School, replacing Dr. Jennifer Bollinger, who is taking a position as the Director of Special Services for the district.

Kruse has been the Dean of Students and Assistant Principal at the Watertown Intermediate School for the past 7 years, and prior to that taught at the
Watertown Middle School and was a Family Teacher at Boys Town in Omaha, NE.

Kruse is a native of George, Iowa, and a graduate of the University of Sioux Falls and South Dakota State University.

Kruse has a wife, Katie who teaches at Watertown Middle School.

The Watertown School Board is expected to ratify the hiring of Mr. Kruse at the May 8th board meeting.

Superintendent Danielsen has this to say about Tim Kruse, “We are excited to have Mr. Kruse on board as the Principal at Watertown Intermediate School. He recognizes the whole child and has a great temperament to work with students, parents and staff. Mr. Kruse’s prior experiences make him valuable
not only to the WIS but to our entire district.”

Kruse will begin his duties on July 1st.