Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Education

Members of the Byron High School Green Club Gabriella Brinkmann, Ava Leigh, Emma Johnson, Jordan Oelkers, Leah Yokiel and Delanie Newell gave a presentation to members of the Byron school board at their February meeting. The club members are asking the district to consider reducing the amount of disposable plastics used at the high school including plastic water bottles and plastic silverware.
At the regular school board meeting Feb. 19, Superintendent Joey Page explained to school board members that the district was ready for “flex-learning days” the next time the district had to declare a snow day. He commented that that didn’t mean the flex day would be used the next day but the...
About forty fourth graders participated in the Block Kids competition last week at KMES.
There was plenty of creativity from Kasson-Mantorville fourth graders last week as 40 students competed in a Block Kids event hosted by the Southeast Minnesota Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction. During the evening, students have a limited amount of time to build a...
Seventh-graders Jasmine Broskoff, Elizabeth Hukee, Claire Terpstra and eighth-grader Cameron Vermilyea are creating an app to reunite lost and found pets with their families.
Three teams of Triton students, two from the middle school and one from the high school, are busy building apps that will be entered in the upcoming Minnesota Technovation challenge. Technovation is an international competition that is designed to get more girls interested in science, technology,...
The interview process for a new superintendent of schools did not go exactly as Triton School Board members had expected, but at the end of the process the board unanimously agreed to offer the position to Triton High School Principal Craig Schlichting. Board members had anticipated interviewing...
The Kasson-Mantorville Middle School Drama Program presents its delightful winter musical production, Bugsy Malone, Jr. Feb. 22–24, in the Minnesota WiFi Performing Arts Center at Kasson-Mantorville High School.   Adapted from the famous 1970s musical movie with music and lyrics by Paul Williams...
The Byron One Act Play Team, had a very successful year in 2019, receiving a Star Performance at State for the first time in school history. Left to right: Ivan Deyle ( Chorus), Christina Kelly( Chorus) , Maddie Harris (Mammy), Tiffany Howard( Chorus) , Josiah Rutgers (Wiley) , Riley Nelson ( Chorus) and Nia Kelly ( Chorus).
When the Byron One Act Play Team began its rehearsals for the one act play competitions in late November, there was no expectations of making it past the subsections. With a very difficult script to learn and an unusual one act play they would be performing,the expectations internally quite...
Rylee Finney was honored at the Byron school board meeting Jan. 22 for winning the seventh and eighth grade division competition for poetry writing for the Zumbro Education District’s 26th annual creative writing contest.
At their meeting Jan. 22, Byron school board members voted unanimously to close open enrollment for kindergartners for the next school year. In a later email, Superintendent Dr. Joey Page explained that the district has had to close open enrollment for at least one grade in recent years. During the...
The KM One Act Play Team has been working hard for its upcoming competitions. Some of the team members include, from left: Gabby Thomas, Cassie Gasser and Maddy Larsen.
The Kasson-Mantorville High School Drama Department is excited to present its 2019 One Act Play Competition show, Everyman in the Circus of Life, adapted by Travis Tyre. A free performance will be given on Friday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m. in the Minnesota WiFi Performing Arts Center at KMHS. Prepared as...
Across the country public schools are doing what they can to offer more career ready classes and programs. That's why starting in the fall students at Byron High School will have a new opportunity to learn a career through their CNA Program. Through a partnership with the Rochester Public Schools...
State Bound! All 17 members of the Triton BPA Qualified for State after a successful Regional Competition! Qualifying are seated, from left: Olivia Zill and Shelby Maloney; second row: Chloe Staub, Martha Moenning, Dani Utech, Abby Gilliland, Breanna Barney, Sydney Gilliland and Jessica Barajas; third row: Dylan Maas, Isaak Knutson, Colton Majerus, Connor Kleinwort, Daniel Persing, Cory Utech and Logan Krupa. Not Pictured: Bryan Rodriguez.
Triton Business Professions of America (BPA) sent 17 students to its Regional Competition, and they will send all 18 on to the State Competition after a successful day of competition.   The Regional Competition was held Jan. 9 at Rochester Community and Technical College. Triton’s students competed...

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