Looking back after three decades in the classroom

By: MIRIAM CAMPANReporterTuesday, May 14, 2019

After 30 years Kim Miller is retiring to her family and six grandchildren.

Photo by Miriam Campan

Retiring this year, Lewistown’s Kim Miller has been teaching for about 30 years, she said, including part-time and substitute teaching. Miller retires at the end of this month from Lewistown Junior High.

Thirty years is a long time for any career; however teaching was not Miller’s first priority originally. 

“I started out in finance in college. I was interested in the stock exchange. I went there once and there was a lot of energy,” said Miller.

But after a short hiatus from college and various jobs, Miller said, “I got the [teaching] bug and decided to do it.”

And do it she did…three decades worth. That’s a lot of teaching experience.

Junior High School Principal Scott Dubbs said, “Kim had already seen kids of all ages when


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