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Philip Russell
6-12 Principal
Testing Coordinator
Dual Credit/Internship

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Principal's Message

Welcome to Selby Area School!

As Principal, I am very excited about the many opportunities that our school district has to offer.  Our faculty and staff are a dedicated team of professionals that will do everything in their power to "provide life-long learners with the knowledge and skills for success— today and tomorrow.”

If you have any questions about the Selby Area School District, please feel free to contact me at  




2022 - Present Selby Area School District
6-12 Principal / Testing Cord / Dual Credit

2012 - 2022 Mobridge Pollock High School
CTE Welding/Manufacturing Instructor

2007 - 2012 Tillamook School District
CTE Carpentry / Agriculture / Math

MS - Education
Certificate: STEM Education
2011 -Valley City State University

BS - Agricultural Science
Concentration: Ag. Business
Minor: Coaching
2006 - Dickinson State University

It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken adults! -Frederick Douglas

Ben Franklin