Friday, March 24, 2017

Education

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....
Row 1, left to right: Kyrielle Peterson, Kiara Boeck, Kindra Kubat, Olivia Anderson, and Caitlyn Sowieja. Row 2 - Taylor Schandorff, Rhylan Peterson, Drew Kelly and Brady Essig (Not pictured: Natalie Donner).x
The following Triton High School choir students received superior ratings at the Section Solo/Ensemble contest, held Monday, March 6 at Riverland Community College in Austin.   Solos: Kiana Komatsu, Coltan Smisek, Shawnna Crawford, Natalie Donner, Rhylan Peterson.   Duets: Caitlyn Sowieja and...
Gunnar Ramberg will represent Triton Middle School at the Minnesota National Geographic State Bee.
Gunnar Ramberg, an eighth-grader at Triton Middle School, has qualified for the 2017 Minnesota National Geographic State Bee, to be held Friday, March 31 at MSU-Mankato.   This is the second level of the National Geographic Bee competition, now in its 29th year. School Bees were held in schools...
Kaleb Melcher (left) and Dylon Ramer share a laugh during rehearsal for Schoolhouse Rock: Live! K-M Middle School students will perform in the musical, March 24-26 at Kasson-Mantorville High School.
If leading a musical cast of 62 youngsters in grades 5-8 is a challenge, Bernie Buehler is up for it. He and co-directors Tony Boldt and Andrew Faller are preparing the youths for “Schoolhouse Rock Live!”, based on the 1970s TV show. Performances are March 24-26 at the Kasson-Mantorville Performing...
The Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) fall conference was held in Bloomington, Minn., the weekend of Nov. 12, where about 25 K-M HOSA students participated alongside some 300 students from around the state, taking part in health-related sessions and activities intended to raise awareness...
When Luke Lutterman returned to Triton Middle School this summer as principal he felt as if he was coming home. And he was. Lutterman is a 2000 graduate of Triton High School. “It feels like home,” Lutterman said. “I always thought about coming back to Triton.” He went to elementary school in Dodge...
Triton High School honored its students last week at the annual Fine Arts and Academic Awards Night. Principal Craig Schlicting announced the Triple A Award winners and the recipient of the Principal’s Leadership Award. The Triple A Award is presented to a Triton High School male and female senior...

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