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Ryan Affeldt spent April 1 as principal for the day at Starr Elementary. He said the job wasn't as hard as he thought it would be.

Fifth-grader takes on school principal role

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Ryan Affeldt spent his April Fool's Day playing pranks on his sister and mom.

Affledt, a fifth-grader at Starr Elementary in New Richmond, was named principal of the day on April 1. He used the opportunity to call his sister Megan, a kindergartener, to the principal's office and called his mom to tell her Megan was causing problems at the school.


"Oh this will be so awesome," Affeldt said with a mischievous smile.

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