The Ellendale Public School Board voted on Monday, June 19, 2018, to approve the contract for Mr. Michael Kaiser to serve as the superintendent of schools for the 2018-2019 school year.

Kaiser previously served as the high school principal for Grafton Public Schools. He and his wife, Kristen, have two children and will make their home in Ellendale.

Kaiser will take over for Mr. Jeff Fastnacht, who served the Ellendale School district for 22 years, 16 of them being superintendent.