Thursday, August 6, 2020


Graduation rates are soaring across the region as area schools shot above the state average. Throughout the state, schools showed impressive graduation rates in 2018. In fact, according to the Minnesota Department of Education, “more Minnesota seniors than ever before graduated in 2018, with 55,869...
Dodge Center along with sixty-three schools in Minnesota, will benefit from $2.3 million in planning assistance and infrastructure grants that support the Safe Routes to School program, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced this week. This includes grants provided to the City of...
Schools across the state and country are always trying come with innovative ways to help their students learn better, and to be prepared for the future. That’s exactly the case for the Kasson-Mantorville School District. At Kasson-Mantorville Elementary School next year, there  will be changes made...
The Kasson-Mantorville HOSA organization held its 10th annual sponsored blood drive last week. During the drive, 27 people donated blood meaning up to 81 lives can be saved.
The Kasson-Mantorville biomedical career awareness student organization began having biannual blood drives at the school in 2015. Since that time they, along with community members, have helped save 675 lives through their blood collection efforts. That tradition continued last week as the 10th...
 About 29 Kasson Mantorville Elementary School students are currently signed up for the newly formed running club.
In January of 2016, K-M alum Brian Hunn began working at Kasson-Mantorville Elementary School as a paraprofessional. Ever since then, Hunn has had the idea of one day creating a running club. Now that idea has become a reality, as the KoMet Running Club is in full swing. Hunn, an avid runner,...
It was without a doubt a historic year in Minnesota between the snow, high winds and as recently as last week, a thunderstorm during a winter storm. One of the entities that had the biggest impact from the historic weather is schools across the state. That’s what prompted lawmakers to come up with...
Recipients of the March Hero Awards at Triton Elementary School posed with their certificates after the ceremony.
Triton Elementary School recognized its March “Heroes” last week along with announcing the winners of the monthly “Golden” awards. Receiving Hero awards for their exemplary behavior during the month were: Kindergarten: Finley Fate, Crio Hinck, Brielle Wilks, Aemelia Fox; First Grade, Caesar Osorio...
The K-M FCCLA had a very successful state conference after sending 15 of its members to the national competition.
Kasson-Mantorville High School has always had a proud tradition of success when it comes to its FCCLA program. That success continued again this year as 15 K-M FCCLA students will be heading to California in July after they qualified for nationals recently. Nearly 1,000 students participated in 50...
For Karrington Wiseman the subject was cookies. Specifically, would people like cookies better if they were baked immediately or after the dough had been in the refrigerator 15 minutes. In her sample, the refrigerated cookies were preferred.
Triton fourth graders showed off their science investigation skills last week at the Triton Elementary School Science Fair. The projects were displayed in the gym during the school day with teams of judges from the community meeting with each student for an explanation of the project and how the...
There will be visible changes next fall when the 2019-20 school year opens at Triton. The Triton School Board last week made the decision to approve some tough budget decisions that will cut teachers, an educational assistant and an administrator. It will also cut one afternoon bus route and...


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