Mrs. Lauren Olson 

This is not Mrs. Olson. This is a picture of a monkey wearing a sweater.


Spring 2017 Class Schedule 

Period Time Class Grade
1st 8:30-9:20 American Literature 11
2nd 9:22-10:12 US History 11
3rd  10:14-11:04 American Government 12
4th  11:06-12:20 PREP  
  12:20-12:45 Lunch   
5th  12:47-1:37 Civics (2nd semester)  9
6th  1:39-2:29 World Literature (2nd semester)  12
7th 2:31-3:21 PREP  


B.S. Political Science, University of South Dakota, 2003
M.A. Education, University of Sioux Falls, 2008

At Rutland since

Previous Classes taught
World Geography, World History, Civics, Current Events, Early American History: Civil War Era, & Ancient Civilizations


  • 2017 TOP (Transatlantic Outreach Program) Fellow
  • 2016 Korean War Conference
  • South Dakota Social Studies Standards Workgroup. Summer 2014
  • TIE (Technology and Innovation in Education) co-presenter; breakout session “Taking Technology Out of the Classroom.” April 14, 2014
  • Presidents and the Constitution: Abraham Lincoln, co-sponsored by the Ashbrook Center and Liberty Fund, Inc. November 2013
  • Shifting Power on the Plains, NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshop. July 2010
  • Kids Voting District Coordinator. 2008-current
  • Patricia Behring 2014 Teacher of the Year in South Dakota. April 2014
  • Normandy Scholar. Normandy: Sacrifice for Freedom, The Albert H. Small Student and Teacher Institute. NHD. June 2013
  • Kids Voting Educator of the Month. February 2011