Monday, July 22, 2024


Photo by Karen M. Jorgensen Members of the ZED ALC Class of 2023 included, left to right, Aracely Becerra, Avril Arleth, Alesha McKee, Kaylee Nirk, Damien Brown, Zander Peterson, Horacio Sanchez, and Ripley Swanson. Not pictured is Jackson Wilson.
It has been a year of firsts for the Zumbro Education District (ZED) as the district opened the school year in a brand-new building in Kasson after years of operating out of several locations in Byron. “Just take a look at the amazing facilities,” Area Learning Center (ALC) Principal Amy Stites...
Submitted Photo Karlee Wynia and some of her drawings.
Mantorville’s Karlee Wynia called on her hometown roots to win an art competition. A senior at Kasson-Mantorville High School, Wynia submitted a pencil drawing of her cow, Mabel, to the First District Congressional Art Competition. And she won. “Karlee’s artwork stood out as a true representation...
Photo by Karen M. Jorgensen It was a rainbow of color last week as students at Kasson-Mantorville Elementary School attended an assembly to celebrate the school receiving the School of Excellence designation from the Minnesota Elementary School Principals Association.
It was an exciting day at Kasson-Mantorville Elementary School last Thursday as students, staff, parents, and the community celebrated the school’s being named one of four state elementary schools designated a Minnesota School of Excellence. Jon Millerhagen, executive director of the Minnesota...
Submitted Photo Triton’s BPA chapter had eight members qualifying as National Finalists. The finalists included Lydia Stanton, Ari Wennes, Liam Dostal, Weston Haugen, Phineas Quella, Talia Kelley, Kaitlyn Krupa, and Katya Wheeler.
Triton’s Business Professionals of America (BPA) chapter had yet another record-breaking performance at the National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, Calif. on April 26-30 with eight National Finalists. Triton BPA built upon their historic 15 members winning trips to the National Conference and...
Photo by Karen M. Jorgensen Kasson-Mantorville School Resource Officer and D.A.R.E. Instructor Jesse Kasal presents a certificate to Xander Urbanek for completing the D.A.R.E. program and also for placing in the top 20 Minnesota students in the D.A.R.E. poster contest sponsored by the Minnesota Twins.
Just over 170 fifth graders at Kasson-Mantorville Middle School filed into the school gym last Friday afternoon to celebrate their graduation from the school’s Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E) program. In addition to the students, parents and family members were also on hand for the...
Photo by Karen M. Jorgensen Jenavieve Hepner, a student in Stewartville, with her project investigating “What Color Do Dogs Prefer.”
Fourth, fifth, and sixth grade students from the area were at Triton High School recently to participate in the annual Zumbro Education District (ZED) Science fair. One-hundred-ten projects were entered in the fair this year, according to Becky Remmele, special projects coordinator for the Student...
Ariana Wright
Early on in her career, Kasson-Mantorville Elementary School principal Ariana Wright knew she wanted to lead. She’ll soon take on a new level of leadership as Lake City Public Schools superintendent. “Lake City is a very special district just like Kasson-Mantorville. The leadership is exemplary,...


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