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Witte, Mr. Russ

Math Department

Mr. Russell Witte is originally from West Salem, Illinois.  Mr. Witte has been teaching mathematics now for nineteen years.  Five of those years were spent out in Montana, where he taught grades 7-12 in Harlowton for one year and 7th grade in Hamilton for four years.  He moved back to Illinois to take a high school teaching job in Spring Valley at Hall High School.  There he taught Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, and Pre-Calculus.  Mr. Witte teaches Geometry and Algebra III here at Seneca High School.

Before his teaching career began, Mr. Witte attended Greenville University in Greenville, IL.  There he obtained his B.S. in Secondary Mathematics Education.  He also was a member of the Greenville University Panthers basketball team.  He received his masters in curriculum and instruction from National Lewis University and his Type 75 Administration certification from Aurora University 

Coaching sports is a big priority in Mr. Witte's life.  He has been an assistant boys' and girls' basketball coach at Harlowton and Hamilton High Schools before taking over the reigns as head boys' basketball coach at Hamilton High School.  He was also head boys' basketball coach at Hall High School.  Mr. Witte has been the assistant men's basketball coach at Illinois Valley Community College, a couple of years as an assistant basketball coach at Seneca High School, and now the head boy's basketball coach at Seneca High School. 

Along with coaching basketball, Mr. Witte has 8 years experience as boys' and girls' golf coach and has spent 8 seasons as an assistant football coach.

Mr. Witte was married July 14, 2007 to his wife Kristie who teaches moderate to severe mental disabilities at LaSalle-Peru High School.  He has 2 lovely children:  one girl, Bailey Marie Witte, born December 27, 2009 and one son, Damon Gideon Witte, born September 10, 2011.

  2019 - 2020 School Year Schedule
A Day B Day
1A Vocational Math 1B Geometry B
2A Geometry 2B Prep
3A Prep 3B Geometry
4A Geometry B 4B Geometry C