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    Kenneth Balfanz 
    Industrial Technologies
    Phone: 651-702-8679 
    Subjects taught:  Metals, CAD, How to Build Almost Anything, Robotics.
    Coach:  FIRST Robotics Competition Team 3007 , Tartan Trap Shooting Team
    Mr. Balfanz has been teaching at Tartan High School since 1999 after spending time working as a Manufacturing Engineer.    He is a graduate of Stillwater High School, University of Mn - Duluth, and University of Mn - St. Paul.  Additional course work was completed at St. Paul College and the University of St. Thomas.  He enjoys living in the St. Croix valley with his wife, two sons, and two English setters.  After school he coaches the Tartan Trap Team and the FIRST Robotics team (Team 3007).
    A guide to due dates for his classes can be found here:
    Contact me if you have any questions. 
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