Jonathan Rouse - Principal

Jonathan Rouse is entering his 13th year in education.  He earned a double major from Edgewood College in 2003 in both English and Spanish Education.  From 2003-2010 he worked at DeForest High School as an English and Spanish teacher, as well as the varsity soccer coach.

After earning his Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership in 2009 from National Louis University in Chicago, Jonathan joined Sun Prairie High School as an assistant principal.  He learned a lot during his five years in Sun Prairie, but is proud to be a member of the Riverside Middle School team.

Jonathan and his wife, Adrienne, have three boys: Aaron (6), Jonah (5), and Elijah (9 months).  Most of his free time is spent with family, both his immediate and his extended family.  He enjoys being active outdoors and has a passion for travel and culture.  His goal is to instill a love of learning and to help all students embrace their potential.

Luke Spielman - Assistant Principal

Luke Spielman joined the Watertown Unified School District in 2006 as a Social Studies teacher at Riverside Middle School.  During his time in the school district he has served as a classroom teacher, coach, adviser, and administrator.

Luke received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Secondary Social Studies Education.  In 2008, he completed his Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Marian University.  He is a graduate of the Watertown Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Watertown program and serves on the board of directors of the Watertown Area United Way.

In 2010, Luke accepted the position of Assistant Principal at Watertown High School.  After spending four years at WHS, Luke was excited about the opportunity to return to RMS in 2014 and work with the talented staff and incredible students.

  • Watertown Unified School District
  • 111 Dodge St.,
  • Watertown, WI 53094 ·
  • Phone: 920 262-1460
  • Fax: 920 262-1469
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