Congratulations to Mr. Rex Weltz for being named Superintendent for the Helena Public Schools. Upon the culmination of two days of finalist interviews, Mr. Weltz was recommended and approved as the district’s next superintendent by the Helena Public Schools Board of Trustees. The Board will now enter into contract negotiations with Mr. Weltz as the final step in the hiring process. Mr. Weltz joined the Helena Public Schools this past summer as principal of Rossiter Elementary. Prior to joining HSD, Rex served as superintendent for the Polson School District in Polson, MT. from 2016 to 2020. He is the proud father of two sons and one daughter, and Papa to his grandson, William. Rex lives in the Helena area with the love of his life, Karla. The Helena Public Schools congratulates Mr. Weltz and we collectively look forward to his leadership for years to come. Additionally, we thank everyone that participated in the hiring process including finalist Dr. Kevin Aten. Dr. Aten is a gifted educator and leader, and we remain grateful for his interest in Montana, Helena, and our Helena Public Schools.