Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Education

This summer, 50 students from Kasson will receive brand-new backpacks stuffed with essential school supplies through the Bremer Backpacks initiative. Made possible by Bremer Bank’s expanded partnership with United Way, this first-of-its-kind initiative ensures more than 5,000 children in need...
Students and chaperones on the SC Minnesota Ag tour posed for a photo outside of Alumacraft Boat.
Two years ago Kasson-Mantorville Agriculture Teacher Lori Pagel took a group of students around South East Minnesota to explore the eight different pathways of agriculture.  Two weeks ago, students from K-M along with students from Byron took part in the second ever ag tour this time exploring...
Hayley Schlichter of Blooming Prairie concentrated on the pineapple pinata she was making in the Exploring Spanish & Pinata Making Class during the ZED Summer Academy held in Byron last week.
Students from all Zumbro Education District schools got together at Byron High School recently to take part in the ZED Summer Academy. The Summer Academy is a one-week, half-day opportunity for gifted and talented students who have completed grades 3-6. Students are recommended by staff from their...
Triton Senior Gabriela Staub explained her senior project to a panel of teachers and community members. Her project was entitled “Developing Skin Substitutes for Burns.” The project included working with researchers at the Mayo Clinic, writing a paper and giving an oral presentation to the panel.
On the Wednesday before graduation, Triton seniors waited outside classrooms to present their senior projects to groups of Triton teachers and community members. Some were nervous, some were confident and some just wanted to get it over with. The senior project is a requirement for graduation at...
Byron High School Graduate Alexandra Green, along with her fellow graduates gave hugs to those who supported them over the years after graduation Sunday.
The Byron High School Gym was filled with family, friends and community members on Sunday to celebrate the Byron Class of 2019. Tara Dunken, a teacher at Byron who was picked by the class to give a speech during graduation used the time to talk about the different lessons that the class taught her...
The Triton  community came together last week to present 26 flags and stands to the Triton High School. The flags will be placed in all high school classrooms.
Triton High School classrooms will each have an American flag when school resumes next fall thanks to the efforts of several Triton area groups. The 26 flags and stands were presented to Triton High School officials last week. The idea for the flags came from Triton High School Teacher Ali Horejsi...
After almost three decades of being the driver’s education coordinator for Kasson-Mantorville, Bryan Johnson will be passing the keys to Dillon Denter as Denter will now the driver’s education coordinator.
Almost four decades ago, Bryan Johnson began his career as a driver's education teacher for Kasson-Mantorville. Although, he will still be continuing to teach the course this fall, he will be passing off his responsibility of being the drivers education coordinator, to Dillon Denter, who has been...
Rachel Johnson and School Board member Amy Olson, share a hug during the K-M graduation on Sunday.
Four years ago, Kasson-Mantorville High School Principal Trent Langemo, and a freshman class started at the school together. Now four years later, that same class walked across the graduation stage, on Sunday. During the graduation ceremony School Board Chairperson, Kent Harfmann, spoke to the...
When the school buses pull away from Triton Elementary School next month it will mean retirement for long-time district employees Julie Bowman and Cindy Lutterman.
When the buses pull away from Triton Elementary School on the last day of classes next month, it will be a bittersweet day for Julie Bowman and Cindy Lutterman. The two women, who have worked for the school for 36 and 28 years respectively, will be retiring at the end of the year. They both started...
The Triton School Board approved a number of personnel decisions Monday night, several of which indicated a new direction for the administration. Contracts were approved for Mary Morem as elementary school principal and Luke Lutterman as secondary school principal. A contract for Shane VanBeek as...

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