Goodbye, Havre, hello, Abu Dhabi
It will be out of the frying pan and into the fire for Havre High School English teacher Axel Schmaing this summer.
The bearded, bespectacled local legend will leave his teaching post in Havre for a position halfway around the globe. He leaves behind 35 years of distinguished service at Havre High.
"There's no one that's indispensible, but he comes pretty close," said friend and former colleague John Musgrove, now a state representative. "It's the end of an era for Havre High School."
Schmaing will begin work next fall at a private school in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, which shar...