Tuesday, May 26, 2020


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...
Triton Community Ed is starting a new program this month for senior citizens that will move between the three communities in the Triton School District. O.A.S.I.S (Older Adults Sharing Ideas and Socializing) will have its first meeting on Jan. 14 in West Concord. The group will meet from 9:30 to ...
K-M graduate Zakh Peterson was sworn in by K-M School Board Chair Kent Harfmann as the newest member of the K-M School Board on Monday.
It was the first school board meeting of 2019 for the Kasson-Mantorville School Board on Monday night which meant it was also their annual organizational  meeting. During the meeting it was a chance for new school board members Zakh Peterson and Mark Torkelson to be sworn in as the newest members...
During the Lewiston Auto Holiday Classic, Kasson-Mantorville senior Logan Bigelow earned a distinct honor by being named the recipient of the 2018 Bob Welch Memorial Award. The two-day tournament, which the K-M boys basketball team participated in on December 27 and 28, gives out the award for a...
Sixth grader Ryan Heimer and Heriberto Rivera Arrequin, a student in Mrs. Stahls’ class enjoy working on projects and games.
Imagine that you could go to school, stop by your homeroom and pick up a schedule of what is being taught that day and then head out to the classes you choose.  Not only that, but the teachers were able to teach whatever class they chose. It only happens once a year but on the last day before the...
Katie Macrafic was recently named Triton’s Teacher of the Year.
Ever since she was a child Katie Macrafic knew she wanted to be a teacher. “This is what I was meant to be,” the Triton kindergarten teacher said. She has 21 years teaching experience, the last 19 teaching kindergarten at Triton. Her fellow Triton teachers agree and she has been chosen as Triton’s...
The house that the construction technology class is centered on is just one of many that have been built in the K-M community since the class was installed roughly 25 years ago.
One of the concepts that is engrained into society is that once a student graduates high school, they must go to a four-year college and obtain a bachelor’s degree to find success. While a higher level of learning is beneficial to some graduate’s potential career choice, other jobs simply require a...


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