Saturday, April 4, 2020

Education

Some students learn best by doing and thanks to grant money from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) the students at Zumbrota Education District (ZED) South are getting academic skills by running their own fishing lure business. Carl Olson, science teacher at ZED South, said that just by...
Reading Corps Volunteer Amanda Reynick shows students a word, gives them the pronunciation and the meaning. The word will be used in the story they are about to read.
Educators agree on the importance of a student being able to read at grade level by third grade; in fact, that is one of the standards of learning in Minnesota. Those are the grades where students are learning to read, after third grade they are reading to learn. Still, locally, statewide and...
The Kasson School Board honored its stu- dents of the month, heard from student school board representatives, and discussed the World’s Best Workforce Report during its monthly meeting on Monday, Jan. 27. Teaching and Learn- ing Director Kelly Braun presented on how Kas- son-Mantorville school...
Katya Wheeler, left, and Mya Matecjek were the first and second place winners, respectively, in the Triton Middle School Spelling Bee last week. They will go on to compete at the Regional Spelling Bee in Rochester in February.
Seventeen Triton Middle School students gathered at the Middle School Library last week to compete in the district Spelling Bee. Thirteen rounds later, Katya Wheeler and Mya Matejcek placed first and second and earned a trip to the Regional contest on Feb. 11 in Rochester. The rules for the Bee...
The December Hero Award winners posed with their certificates.
Triton Elementary School honored its December “Heroes” and gave out the December Golden Awards at an assembly last week. Students who show exceptional behavior and helping others are chosen as Heroes for the month. December Heroes included: Kindergarten: Talon Buenvenida, Skippy Edwards, Corbyn...
As Byron Middle School (BMS) enters a new decade, the students will encounter a new way of learning thanks to a $100,000 grant that the school recently received from the Bush Foundation. BMS Principal Richard Swanson said his school already had a relationship with the foundation after their seventh...
The Kasson-Mantorville School Board handed out KoMet Kommendations, discussed upcoming school events, set a tentative vote date for Zumbro Education District (ZED) re-location, and reviewed a recent visit to Cardinal Manufacturing during its monthly meeting on Monday, Oct. 21. Michael Meeker, a...
Triton Elementary School students pose with their certificates honoring them with monthly Hero awards at the school. Awards were given out at a ceremony last week recognizing kids who are exceeding expectations with their behavior.
Each month Triton Elementary School gives out a variety of awards to individual students and to classrooms for meeting and going beyond expectations. Individual Hero Awards for the first month of the school year include: Kindergarten -- Bentley Kunz, Stella Kispert, Eisen Barghusen, Chelsy  ...
Jacob Froyum of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, explained invasive species to Triton seventh graders last Friday.
The seventh grade science students at Triton Middle School got a lesson in invasive species last week in preparation for an ecology project that will have them presenting their findings to the public tomorrow afternoon. Jacob Froyum, a forester from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
While almost everyone knows about the dangers of smoking, there is less information out there about the dangers of vaping. As of Oct. 3, The Center for Disease Control said 1,080 cases, including 18 deaths, related to a vaping-related lung disease have reported, up from the 805 cases reported a...

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