Saturday, May 26, 2018

Education

During the School of Excellence celebration at Triton, kindergarten and first grade students delighted the audience by singing, “Oh, Mister Sun and Tres Pajaritos.” Other grade levels also performed during the party while many of the fifth grade students appeared in a video showcasing what makes Triton a special school.
The hard work had been already done when Nick Jurrens took over as principal at Triton Elementary last summer. His predecessor successfully coordinated all the grunt work for a top state honor, leaving Jurrens with the easy job of putting on a party to celebrate.  On Friday, students and staff...
Dodge County Sheriff Scott Rose said Saturday night that a student from Triton School has been arrested and transported to a juvenile holding facility in Rochester after allegedly making threats regarding the school. Triton School officials received information about 10:45 a.m. Saturday indicating...
Superintendent Brett Joyce, left, and School Board Chair Jim Jensen, right.
Triton’s school board has authorized administrators to make recommendations for reductions in programs and staff positions. Superintendent Brett Joyce said he expects the school district will have to cut $250,000 to $300,000 for the 2018-2019 school year. Triton cut about $380,000 for 2017-2018....
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Alecia Meline
Alecia Meline was surprised to see family members gathered March 31 at her place of business. That would be Kasson-Mantorville Elementary School, where Me-line has taught first graders for nine years. The occasion: Meline was hon-ored as the school district’s Teacher of the Year, through Education...
Art instructor Marie Torkelson is pictured with, from left, seventh-graders Alys Kleeberger and Olivia Twaddle; eighth-grader Olivia Smith; fifth-grader Megan Giese; and sixth-grader Eric Fagerlind.
Kasson-Mantorville Visual Arts educators celebrated Youth Art Month with an open house March 27 in the Learning Center at Kasson-Mantorville High School. A reception was held to honor students who had works of art exhibited during the 23rd-annual Zumbro Education District Traveling Art Show. Each...
Markayla Kujath
Kasson-Mantorville’s Markayla Kujath was among high school juniors honored with an ExCEL Award by the Minnesota State High School League, March 18 during the girls state basketball tournament. ExCEL (Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership) is a recognition award given annually to high...
Elle Schultz and Harrison Heppelman display their clarinet skills.
Kasson-Mantorville High School’s jazz, symphonic and concert bands joined Chamber ensembles March 14 in a band concert in the KMHS Performing Arts Center.  The musicians, under the direction of Anthony Boldt, played songs ranging from “Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most (featuring the Jazz Band...
K-M fifth-graders Abby Simons and Makena Rismeyer won the ‘D.A.R.E to be a leader’ poster contest, and their posters will be forwarded to the state level D.A.R.E. competition. School Resource Officer Jesse Kasel recognized them during the ceremony to commemorate the D.A.R.E. graduation.
The parking lot at the Kasson-Mantorville middle school was almost full the afternoon of March 17 as proud parents came to see 178 fifth graders receive certificates of achievement for completing the D.A.R. E. program.   The D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program was started in the...
Students get STEVE ready to climb a rope – which he did during the FIRST regional robotics competition in Duluth. From left to right: Keegan Leth, Nick Kremer and Justin Klepel.
At first it’s difficult to see them in the video: a bunch of Kasson-Mantorville High School students swarming with dozens more students from Minnesota schools at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. It’s a frenzy of activity. Machines are whirling around on a stage. And then it happens....

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