Hayfield High School Principal Resigns After Criminal Sexual Conduct Allegations

(Wabasha, MN) — The principal of Hayfield High School in southeastern Minnesota stepped down after being accused of sexually assaulting students when he was a teen. The school board accepted the resignation of 37-year-old Grant Klennert at a late December meeting. Klennert is charged with first- and second-degree criminal sexual conduct. Deputies say an alleged victim came forward in October to report that he began sexually assaulting her in second grade. Two other victims claimed they were abused by Klennert at ages 14 and seven. He’s back in court on February 22nd.