Monday, July 22, 2024

Education

Photo by Wayne Hendrickson Bob Hasz in front of the Kasson-Mantorville school sign. Hasz has been the district’s business administrator since 2003.
Bob Hasz grew up on a farm near Scotland, S.D. with four siblings. The town was organized in 1879 by Scottish immigrants from their native country of Scotland. It is located about 75 miles southwest of Sioux Falls, and 30 miles north of Yankton, S.D. The Hasz family raised cattle, hogs, chickens,...
Submitted Photo Byron Middle School student Abdul Alyafi, left, will advance to the Southeast Minnesota Final Spelling Bee on February 21. Alyafi, along with Chase Rolland and Claudia Zacher, represented Byron at the Southeast Minnesota Regional Spelling Bee on February 7.
Confiscated. Switcheroo. Proscribed. Mausoleum. Catastrophe. Scornfully. These were among the words area middle school students had to spell while participating in a recent spelling bee. Two regional spelling bees were held on February 7 in Rochester, where 59 students participated. Students from...
Submitted Photo 6th and 7th grade team is Janelle Groehler coach, Liam Ayres, Maxwell Thomason, Bennett Reitz, Isaac Cunico, EJ Booth, and Sam Nichols.
What is the cubed root of 24? What is Harry Potter’s owl’s name? Who wrote the book, “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz”? These questions and others are among those the smart, talented Byron Middle School students answered as part of the 2022-2023 Junior High Knowledge Bowl. The Regional Competitions were...
A small group of southeast Minnesota legislators descended on the forum room at Kasson-Mantorville High School last week to listen and ask questions. They came to hear representatives of area school districts, primarily district superintendents, speak about the challenges facing schools, what they...
Submitted Photo Ava Schlaeger, a third grader grader, with her Giraffes Don’t Dance tissue box contest entry.
Whether it’s a graphic novel or “Diary of a Wimpy Kid,” students are loving on ‘I Love to Read Month,’ which is this month and is being celebrated at area schools. “It really does encourage and motivate those non-readers to read during the month,” said Kristin LaPlante, a fourth-grade teacher at...
Students from Byron, Kasson-Mantorville and Triton public schools, as well as Stewartville, will participate Friday in an Academic Triathlon from 3 to 8 p.m. at Byron Middle School. It’s the first of two meets scheduled for this winter. The second is March 10 at K-M High School. “Anyone who has an...
Jude Gosse of Triton High School has been named the Region 1A Triple “A” award winner. Every year the Minnesota State High School League sets out to recognize student-athletes who are exceptional in multiple different areas, and have many different skills. The MSHSL The Academics, Arts, and...
Karen M. Jorgensen Ingvild Herfindahl, director of the Dodge Center Library, was at the school with a booth explaining some of the activities that go on at the library and what librarians do. Casper Connor stopped by to chat and also try out his ukulele playing skills.
Students at Triton High School should have a better idea of what opportunities are available to them after last week’s “Beyond High School Day” at the school. All students in grades 9-12 had the opportunity to meet with potential employers and staff from post-secondary institutions to learn about...
Hiawatha Valley League Conference One-Act Festival awarded top honors to Byron and Kasson-Mantorville High Schools, naming them Starred Productions and Conference Champions on January 21. In its 29tth year, the Festival judges also named the following performers from our area All Conference: Chloe...
One of the most popular programs sponsored by Triton Community Education returns next week as the Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre presents Jack & the Beanstalk. The Prairie Fire staff will be in residence at Triton February 6-11 with auditions scheduled for Monday, and rehearsals after school...

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