Monday, July 22, 2024

Education

As the time approached when Triton High School student Logan Tufte had to decide on his Senior Project, he was undecided about what to do. He knew it was an important decision as the year-long project is a graduation requirement in the district. He did know one thing, however, and that was he...
  Kasson-Mantorville Schools announced a phenomenal leap in academic growth during the 2022-2023 school year, as evidenced by the exceptional Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments results in math, reading and science, according to a media release from the school. The school district not only...
Members of the Kasson-Mantorville community said goodbye to outgoing Superintendent Mark Matuska and welcomed Incoming Superintendent Dr. David Thompson at Monday night’s School Board meeting. Monday was Matuska’s last day in the district and Thompson took over the superintendent’s role on Tuesday...
Byron Public Schools are back in session as of Aug. 28, and plenty of newness awaits students. When it comes to curriculum, the elementary school will be unveiling a new literacy program, said Byron superintendent Mike Neubeck. The district will have an enrollment of 2,310 students, he said. About...
Kasson-Mantorville school officials have begun the search for a new superintendent following last week’s resignation by Mark Matuska. Matuska announced Tuesday evening that he would be resigning to accept a new position as principal of Jackson County Central High School. The K-M school board met...
Kasson-Mantorville school superintendent Mark Matuska is leaving the K-M district to become the principal at Central High School in Jackson County. The Jackson County Central Board of Education officially hired Matuska at a special meeting Tuesday. In an email letter sent to K-M staff and families...
Want to be a butcher or own a restaurant? Byron High School has you covered, having recently received a $27,000 grant from the Minnesota Department of Education to start a class called Meat Processing 101. The class will begin in the 2024-25 school year, said Family and Consumer Sciences teacher...
Both Kasson-Mantorville Elementary School and K-M High School have been recognized as 2022-23 Project Lead The Way Distinguished Schools. K-M Elementary is one of 492 schools in the U.S. to receive the honor for providing broad access to transformative learning experiences for students through the...
Courtney Frie’s official start date for her new job is July 1, but she’s so excited that she’s already getting started. Frie is the new principal at Kasson-Mantorville Elementary School, and is taking over from Ariana Wright who is leaving the position June 30. Wright will be the next...
Submitted Photo Kasson Mantorville’s Otternauts Robotics Team took fifth place at the regional Northern Lights Robotics competition in Duluth earlier this spring. Back row, left to right: Chase Myers, Coach Chris Otterness, Isaac Hruska, Brady Decker, Charlie Lindstrom, Ethan Brewner, Scott Bartz,...

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