Friday, January 27, 2023

Education

Lori Pagel’s Community Action Class at Kasson-Mantorville High School is unique. It is a class with a focus on connecting with the community in a hands-on way through volunteering and helping others. The class involves classroom time where people from the community come into the school to talk...
Photo by Karen M. Jorgensen Craig Anderson directed the Triton High School Choir for a final last June at the graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2022.
Members of the Triton community are mourning the passing of a longtime music teacher and choir director. Craig Anderson, who retired at the end of the school year last June, died on Saturday. He was 65. Anderson was hired as a music teacher in the Claremont district in 1983 and when Claremont,...
Hayfield High School Principal Grant Klennert has resigned following his arrest last month on charges of criminal sexual conduct from incidents that allegedly occurred 20 years ago. Klennert submitted his resignation on December 23 and the school board accepted it on December 26, according to Supt...
Byron High School Careers teacher Jacob Findlay describes being honored, shocked and excited “all at the same time” when he learned he’d won a prestigious educator’s award. Thirteen southeast Minnesota educators, including five total from Byron, were nominated for the 2022-2023 Outstanding Educator...
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Hayfield High School Principal Grant Klennert has resigned following his arrest last month on charges of criminal sexual conduct from incidents that allegedly occurred 20 years ago. Klennert submitted his resignation on December 23 and the school board accepted it on December 26, according to Supt...
Five Byron teachers are among the 13 southeast Minnesota educators were nominated for the 2022-2023 Outstanding Educator Award hosted by STEM Forward (formerly RAMSP) which recognizes K-12 professionals who strive toward the highest levels of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)...
Triton’s school board approved a school tax levy of $3,277,628.64 at the December school board meeting. The levy amount includes $1,988,318.16 for the General Fund, $118,886.61 for Community Service fund and $1,170,423.87 for Debt Service. The levy amount will be payable in 2023 but the funds will...
Triton Community Education will have its annual Craft and Vendor Show on Saturday, December 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Triton main cafeteria. Admission is free to the public. Park in the main elementary school lot and enter through the Elementary School Doors #5. The event is a chance to...
Submitted Photo Trip to the orchard Kasson FFA members recently took a field trip to Northwoods Orchard. Lori Pagel is the K-M agriculture instructor and FFA advisor.
Hayfield’s American Legion Auxiliary will be observing American Education week November 13 — 19. Since 1921, the American Legion Auxiliary has promoted the idea of visiting our schools. American Education week is not just for the active parents and educators; it is for everyone. Some citizens may...
Kasson-Mantorville Elementary School teacher Natalie Tweten is one of 59 teachers selected across the U.S. to have earned the 2022-23 Outstanding Project Lead the Way teacher award. The award recognizes educators who demonstrate a strong record of delivering an inspiring and empowering student...

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