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410 Central Ave. N.
New Prague, MN 56071

phone: 952-758-1700
fax: 952-758-1799

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About Mr. Kongshaug

My name is James Kongshaug, and this will be my eighth year teaching and fifth year with New Prague Area Schools. Prior to coming to NPAS, I taught for three years at another district in southern Minnesota. I also have some teaching experience teaching abroad in Latvia and Poland at different English language camps.

A little bit about me: I am originally from western Wisconsin (proud Packer fan!). For my undergraduate degree, I attended Winona State University. Currently, I am working on my master's degree through St. Scholastica. While not at school I enjoy many hobbies and interests when I have some free time. Watching sports (baseball - Twins, football - Packers & Gophers, and soccer - Minnesota United & Arsenal), running, traveling to new places, and learning about history are just a few hobbies. My wife and I have a Beagle/Jack Russell mix named Lola who keeps us very busy and active with long walks and playing fetch with her many toys. 

I am very excited to be part of a great 3rd Grade team at Eagle View. I look forward to working with all of the 3rd grade students this year. Together we will make the 2017-2018 school year a great one! If you ever need to chat, please contact me at the number or email listed in the contact information link.