Poplau resigns as superintendent

Dr. Frankie Poplau, New Prague’s superintendent of schools since 1999, has resigned her position, effective in late August.

According to a school district spokesperson, Poplau tendered her resignation to school board chair Dan Carlson Wednesday morning, April 26. The resignation is subject to board approval. The next school board meeting is a special meeting to discuss the budget and other matters at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 1.

In a letter to board members and school staff, Poplau indicated that a professional opportunity had come up and led her to make this decision.

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