Jim Rose will retire at the end of this school year after 22 years of working as Principal for the Geneva and Fillmore Central School Districts. Jim is a 1972 graduate of Blue Hill High School; he received his Bachelors degree from Hastings College in 1977; an additional Bachelors from Kearney State College in 1979; and in Masters of Education from UNK in 1993. Jim taught ad coached at Campbell and Nemaha Valley, and was Asst. Principal and Athletic Director at Holdrege before coming to Geneva. Jim received his Specialists in Education Degree (Superintendent) from UNK in 2001. Jim has been very dedicated in helping all students become the best person possible; his commitment to both Geneva Public Schools and Fillmore Central Public Schools has been fantastic! Best wishes to Jim on his retirement.
Colleen Kuska will retire at the end of this school year after 34 years as an elementary teacher in the Fairmont and Fillmore Central School Districts. Colleen was a 1974 graduate of Bishop Neuman High School in Waco. She received her Bachelors Degree from UNL in 1979, and her Masters Degree in 1985. Colleen was an elementary instructor in Fairmont from 1979-1992; she left for a few years to pursue other opportunities and then taught at Exeter schools from 1994-1996. She returned to teaching in Fairmont in 1996 and has been a part of the Fillmore Central system ever since. Colleen has been superb in her duties at the elementary; organized, efficient, caring and endearing, and so much fun for out students and staff to be around. Colleen gets to school early and leaves late; she is the ultimate professional teacher. Best wishes to Colleen in her retirement!