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New principal joins Sundance Elementary

Local schools also welcome new teachers

The school year begins anew next week and the students of Sundance Elementary School will be in the capable hands of a new head teacher. Robert Wiegel will be joining the campus as the new principal for SES.

"I was born in Wyoming, but spent the majority of my life living in Nebraska. When I was given the opportunity to come to Sundance and wear my favorite colors on a daily basis (red and white), it was a no brainer," Wiegel says.

This will be Wiegel's 13th year in education, he says. He graduated with his bachelors and masters degrees from Chadron State College and spent the first six years...