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.Hello, my name is Mrs. Paula Mortenson.

(easiest way to contact me)
507-582-3568 ext. 4385

I'm happily married for 29 years to Kevin and we have two children that have both graduated from Southland High School. This is my eighteenth year teaching at Southland. Some of my hobbies are golf, reading, DIY Projects, cross country skiing, kayaking, and spending time with family and friends.

1993 from Bemidji State University  BS of Chemistry, Biology Minor
2004 from Bemidji State University, Secondary Licensure Completed in Chemistry and an additional Physics Cognate (graduate level)
2007 from Saint Mary's University, MA of Education
Licenses held: Chemistry (9-12), Physics (9-12), and General Science (5-8)

Classes Taught
9th grade Physical Science (Intro to Chemistry/Physics)
Chemistry (College Prep) prerequisite of Alg II completion or consent of teacher
CES Physics (concurrent with Riverland Community College)  prerequisite of Pre-Calculus completion or consent of teacher

Chemistry (M, T, Th, F) 8:15 - 9:02 am
Study Hall (2nd semester- PREP) (M, T, Th, F) 9:05 - 9:52 am
STEM 6 (M, T, Th, F) 9:55 - 10:42 am
REBELS (Advisory Hour) (M, T, Th, F) 10:45 - 11:10 am
Senior Seminar (2nd Semester) (M, T, Th, F) 11:38- 12:30 pm
College Physics (M, T, Th, F) 12:35 - 1:20 pm
Physical Science (M, T, Th, F) 1:23 - 2:10 pm
Physical Science (M, T, Th, F) 2:13 - 3:00 pm

Wednesday Block Schedule:
1st Block- MS Engineering Applications
2nd Hour- REBELS
3rd Block- HS Engineering Applications
4th Block- College Physics 

Extracurricular Activities
Southland MS/HS VEX EDR Robotics Head Coach
Prom Advisor
Southland Foundation Board Member

Contact: Paula Mortenson