Charles City School Board Officially Welcomes New Principal

Charles City, Iowa- Bryan Jurrens loves community.  From living in Waverly, to educating at Waterloo East and now running Charles City High School, Jurrens says he’s found his home.


He says Charles City  welcomed him and his wife with open arms during their visit last week.  “You can see everyone has a lot of pride for the community.  Everyone wants to be a Comet,” says Jurrens.  But one key quality stood out to Superintendent Dr. Dan Cox about Jurrens: diversity.

Cox says Jurrens has worked in one of the most diverse places in Iowa at Waterloo East.

“With an ever-increasing diverse community here in Charles City, he’s got lots of experience in a variety of areas that make him a good fit here,” Cox said.

Some of those experiences are:


Jurrens says he’s excited to get to work, but his first goal is to getting familiar with the town and the people in it.  There’s something about everyone wanting to be a Comet, for Jurrens it’s about bringing everyone together.


Chris Berg

Chris was born in Webster City and raised in Charles City. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki, daughter Brynlee and son Jaxon.

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