Monday, July 22, 2024

Education

Michelle Krell
One of America’s best educators is poised to make a big splash with education on a statewide level. Beginning July 1, Michelle Krell of Blooming Prairie will take on the job as executive director of the Minnesota Elementary School Principals’ Association (MESPA). She currently serves as assistant...
Hayfield High School Seniors Sydney Risius and Reese Baumann, helped organize a “Mental Health Week” for students. Each day they had a mental health slogan — “Matter Monday,” “Talk about it Tuesday,” “Wellness Wednesday,” “Thoughtful Thursday,” and “Feel Good Friday.” A poster depicting the slogans...
Submitted Photo Jenna Kenworthy (left) and Cadence Spearman (right) working on signs for the upcoming Steak Feed and Donkey Basketball.
The past few weeks have been busy for Triton FFA members and their Alumni group. The annual steak feed dinner was hosted on February 25 at Faith Community Church in West Concord. There was great weather, and 520 meals were served. It was great for the members to meet with their sponsors and...
The American Heart Association has awarded Southeast Service Cooperative (SSC) national Gold Level recognition for its commitments to employee health and well-being as measured in the Association’s 2022 Workforce Well-being Scorecard™. SSC was one of just three small employers in the nation to be...
A magic and comedy show this Saturday evening will benefit the activities of the Hayfield 203 Education Foundation. The event is scheduled for Saturday, April 1, at the Oaks Golf Club. Social hour is 6:30 to 8 p.m. with the comedy show scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. The comedy show will feature...
Mark Matuska, Kasson-Mantorville Public Schools superintendent, testified last week at the Minnesota State Education Finance Committee as an avid supporter of “schools for equity in education” for more than a decade, according to a copy of his testimony supplied to the DCI. He first thanked those...
Triton Business Professionals of America (BPA) sent 31 members to the State Leadership Conference on March 9-11, where they smashed records by crowning a historic five state champions, 15 national trip winners, 27 top ten finishers, and had two state officers. “Every year, I say I’m blessed with...
photo by John Flatten A young artist shows off his work at the Youth Art Month display at the Mantorville Art Guild Gallery. The works by young artists will be on display through April 2.
Student artists from Byron, Hayfield, and Kasson-Mantorville are displaying their artwork now through April 2 as part of Youth Art Month at the Mantorville Art Guild Gallery in Mantorville. The yearly celebration allows local students, from elementary through high school, to showcase their works....
In mid-March, Kasson-Mantorville’s third grade students will receive a glimpse into careers in fine arts as part of the district’s “Immersive Experiences” program. Students will participate in a variety of activities with professional artists from southeast Minnesota. They will learn about water...
Byron’s School Board wants to hear from you. Beginning on March 6, the Byron School Board will have two board members available before each work session to listen to district residents. The listening sessions will be from 5-5:25 p.m. with the board work sessions following at 5:30 p.m. During the...

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