About Our Teachers

Mr. Evans

My name is Joel Evans. I teach Health and Physical Education at the High School and ALC. I started working for the district in 2010 at the Middle School and ALC. I received my education from Minnesota State University Moorhead.

The thing I enjoy most about teaching is helping mold students into reaching their highest potential.

An interesting fact about myself is that I can't stand the smell/taste of popcorn.

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Mr. Grimmius

My name is Brad Grimmius. I am a High School Health and Physical Education Instructor and Head Varsity Football Coach for District 518. I began my teaching and coaching career in Elk River, MN. During my two year tenure at Elk River, I taught Health and various Physical Education classes. After Elk River, I accepted a teaching position as a High School Health and Physical Education Instructor for the Spirit Lake Community School District. Throughout my eight years at Spirit Lake, I taught various Health and Physical Education classes. After Spirit Lake, I accepted a teaching position as a High School Health and Physical Education Instructor at Worthington. I have been here since 2008. 

During that time I have taught the following subjects: You and the Outdoors, Team Sports, Healthy You and Health 10. As for my education background, I have graduated colleges with the following Degrees: Bachelors of Science Degree in K-12 Physical Education and Health as well as a Masters of Science Degree in Exercise Physiology.

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Mr. Lindner

My name is Mr. Lindner.

I teach Health/Physical Education and graduated from Adrian High School and then received my degree from the University of Sioux Falls, Moorhead State.

I worked in the Sioux Falls district for 9 years and then started working in the Worthington school district in 1999.

The thing I enjoy most about teaching is being able to help students and seeing them be successful in later years.

My first teaching experience was substitute teaching in Worthington before I received a job in Sioux Falls.

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Ms. Peters

My name is Rachel Peters. I teach Physical Education and Health at WHS. I graduated from Southwest Minnesota State University in the fall of 2016 where I earned my bachelors degree in K-12 Physical Education with a minor in Developmental Adapted Physical Education and Coaching. 

I am the assistant Girls Varsity Hockey Coach for Worthington. I began working for District 518 in 2017. In my free time I enjoy spending time with family and fishing.

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Mr. Wenninger

My name is Skyler Wenninger. I have been Physical Education and Health Education teacher and coach at WHS since 2018. I have a Bachelor of Human Science degree from South Dakota State University where I played baseball and graduated from in May in 2018. I enjoy spending time with students, it is my favorite part of my job.

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