Central
High School
1801 Losey Blvd. S | La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601 | 608-789-7900 | FAX: 608-789-7931

Administration

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Mr. Troy McDonald, Principal

Phone: 608-789-7900

Email: tmcdonal@lacrossesd.org

Administrative Assistant:  Allison Bergemann

Education:

  • Central High School, 1982
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, 1987

         B.S. Health Education

  • Viterbo University,

         M.S. Educational Leadership

Professional Experience:

  • Teacher – Logan Middle School, La Crosse, WI, 1988-2005
  • Assistant Principal/Activities Director – Onalaska High School, Onalaska, WI, 2005-2007
  • Associate Principal – La Crosse Central High School, La Crosse, WI, 2007-2016

Hobbies/Interests:

Photography, golf, and spending time with family

Quote:

“The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second best time is today.” Chinese Proverb

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Mr. Jeff Axness, Associate Principal

Phone: 608-789-7900

Email: jaxness@lacrossesd.org

Administrative Assistant: Paula Krings

Education:

  • Winona State University, 1996

         B.S. Mathematics Education

  • Viterbo University, 2004

         M.S. Educational Leadership 

Experience:

  • Teacher – Comfrey High School,

Comfrey, MN 1996-1997

  • Teacher – La Crosse Logan High School,

La Crosse, WI 1997-2011

  • Dean of Students – La Crosse Central High School,

La Crosse, WI 2011-2016

Hobbies/Interests:

Spending time with my family, golfing, and outdoor activities.

Quote:

“The way of progress is neither swift nor easy” – Marie Curie

Mr. Mark Ambrose, Dean of Students

Phone:  608-789-7900

Email:  mambrose@lacrossesd.org

Administrative Assistant:  Jolene Goodman

Education:

North Crawford High School, 1986

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, 1996

B.S. Broad Field Social Studies

Winona State

M.S. Educational Leadership

Professional Experience:

Teacher – Viroqua High School, Viroqua, WI, 1998-1999

Dean of Students – Viroqua Middle/High School, Viroqua, WI, 1999-2001

Teacher – La Crosse Central High School, La Crosse, WI – 2001-2016

Hobbies/Interests:

Spending time with family, cooking, attending sporting events

Quote:

“Don’t let what you can not do interfere with what you can.” – John Wooden

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Mr. Joe Beran, Activities Director

Phone: 608-789-7900

Email: jberan@lacrossesd.org

Administrative Assistant:  Lana Beyer

Education:

  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, 1989

B.S. Secondary Education -Math and Social Studies

  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, 1994

 M.S. Professional Development

  • University of Wisconsin, 1999

Administrative Certification 

Experience:

  • Softball and Football Coach

Logan and Central High School 1986-1997

  • Teacher – Central High School

La Crosse, WI, 1990-1997

  • Director of Activities – Central High School,

La Crosse, WI, 1997-Present

Hobbies/Interests:

Spending time at my cabin with friends and family,my two dogs Sam and Jack, biking, and other outdoor activities.

 

Quote: “Success is a Journey, not a destination”