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Carol Kampa, Principal
ckampa@isd271.org
952-681-5003

As the new principal at Kennedy High School, I am honored to lead and serve this amazing community.  I strongly believe that every student has potential for greatness and that our role is to provide the instruction, programs and supports necessary to foster their academic, personal and career potential.
 
I have worked within the Bloomington School District since 2004. I have a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and earned my Master of Science degree in School Counseling and an administrative licensure at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  Prior to coming to Kennedy High School as an assistant principal, I was the director of the Beacon ALP and served as an administrator in North St. Paul.  

Kris Krenz, Assistant Principal

kkrenz@isd271.org
952-681-5040

Ms. Krenz has been the Dean of Students, Assistant Principal, and Activities Director at Kennedy. She enjoys working with the students, staff and community of Bloomington. "We have such wonderful staff and community, and I am excited to work with all of the amazing students and families from Kennedy. I look forward to building on the current success at Kennedy in the years to come."

Previously, Krenz served as the interim assistant principal, physical education/health teacher, DAPE teacher and athletic trainer at North St. Paul High School. Krenz finished her administrative degree at the University of St. Thomas and holds a Master's and Bachelor's Degree from the University of Minnesota. Krenz also worked with the University of Minnesota athletic department and the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx.


Sam Hostetler, Assistant Principal
dhostetler@isd271.org
952-681-5018

Mr. Hostetler has been at Kennedy since 2010. While at Kennedy he has served as a special education teacher, Dean of Students, and now as Assistant Principal. Mr. Hostetler earned his B.A. in Political Science and later his M.A. in Special Education from the University of Colorado Denver, and his administrative license from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota. Mr. Hostetler began his career as a Special Education and English teacher in Colorado. 
 
Mr. Hostetler is excited to serve as Assistant Principal and wants all community members to know that his door is always open to them. 

Kelly Brown, Dean of Students
kbrown@isd271.org
952-681-5060

Kelly Brown will be in her 6th year at Kennedy has been a Special Education teacher and para.  Prior to coming to Kennedy, Kelly worked at Edina H.S. for 7 years.  Additionally, Kelly comes to Kennedy with 10 years of experience running non-profit organizations in the Twin Cities working with students interesting in STEM and working with adults with disabilities. 

Prior to her non-profit and high school work, Kelly worked in professional theater and film in New York and Los Angeles.  Kelly holds an Education Specialist Degree and K-12 Principal License, a Masters Degree in Arts and Cultural Management, a Bachelor’s degree in Theatre Arts, and a teaching license in Special Education.

Don Gramenz, Dean of Students
dgramenz@isd271.org
952-681-5046

Don Gramenz has been in the Bloomington district for 15 years. He was a classroom teacher for 11 years at Washburn Elementary and 4 years as Peer Coach district-wide. Don earned his Bachelor of Arts in Economics and History from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and was a member of the Men’s Division I soccer team. He earned his Master of Arts in Teaching and licensure from the University of St. Thomas and his administrative license through the University of Minnesota.

Prior to becoming a teacher in Bloomington, Don played professional soccer for 9 years and coached professional soccer for 2 years.


Jon Anderson, Activities Director

jranders@isd271.org
952-681-5047