Phone: 507-524-3918 ext 302
Degrees and Certifications:
B.A in Natural Science, Behavioral Science & Applied Arts B.S in Secondary Education with a Life Science License Masters work in Exercise Physiology with an emphasis in Cardiac Rehabilitation
Welcome to Maple River Schools!! I am Ms. Laura Olson and I teach in the science department. In my tenure at Maple River Schools I have taught high school Biology, Advanced Biology, AP Biology, CollegeNow Biology, Anatomy & Physiology, Environmental Science, Physical Science and Chemistry, as well as a middle school and high school STEM class. In addition to classroom instruction, I have also been the prom advisor, head fastpitch softball coach and an assistant volleyball coach. GO EAGLES!
I am a 1989 graduate of Mapleton-Amboy Good Thunder High School. I earned my B.A. in Natural Science, Behavioral Science and Applied Arts from Central College in Pella, Iowa where I also played college softball (Go Dutch!!). My graduate work was done at Minnesota State University- Mankato where I did my Master's work in Exercise Science with an emphasis in Cardiac Rehabilitation and also earned a B.S in Secondary Education in the field of Life Science. I have been with Maple River Schools since 1999.