Donna Knutson

Profile Updated: June 8, 2010
Class Year: 1962
Residing In: Bismarck, ND USA
Occupation: Retired teacher
Yes! Attending Reunion
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After graduating from McCook High School, I attended McCook Jr. College and then graduated from Kearney State College. 1962 grduate Ruth Ann Holthaus and I were college roommates and also lived together during our first teaching jobs in Alliance, Nebraska where I taught for 2 years. I then taught in Bismarck, ND until 2002. During my teaching years, I taught some English, Physical Education and alot of US History, all at the middle school level. I also spent several years coaching girls track and gymnastics. Since retiring I have had alot of time to spend jet skiing at my Lake Sallie cabin near Detriot Lakes, Minnesota, traveling, attending Minnesota Twins baseball games,skiing and in general enjoying not working . The past several years fellow classmates Ruth Ann Holthaus (Don Ruby), Arlene Chester (Maurey Mannlein), Nancy Wulff and I have had mini reunions at my cabin, Chicago, Phoenix, Boston with a side trip to Maine, and Philadelphia. Professionally,I was always involved in the ND Education Association and National Education Association and served as a delegate to several regional and national NEA conventions. I remain active in retired teachers' organizations and attended the National Education Association Retired (NEA-R) national conference in Los Angeles as a ND delegate. This July I am looking forward to attending the international conference of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, in Spokane, Washington. And of course the 2010 summer hilight will be the 2010 Bison Reunion.

School Story:

I transferred to McCook High School from Bismarck, ND, toward the end of my junior year and could not have found a more inviting class of which to be a part. I have great memories of the games, band, potluck, friends, jiffy burgers, and yes even some classes. When teaching, I often thought of the sign in Loy Teter's class room that said " If you don't tell your parents everything about me, I won't tell them everything about you." I have never, to this day, attended a graduation ceremony where "Pomp and Circumstance" has been sung. That made our graduation unique.

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Happy Birthday,Donna! Will I see you at the reunion?

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Have a Happy Birthday, Donna!

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