Friday, August 7, 2020


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...
One of the biggest supporters of local Students Against Destructive Decisions groups around the country is the local law enforcement personnel. That’s why last week the K-M SADD group gave back to the Dodge County law enforcement through a meal at the Sheriff's Office. After doing it for the...
Duane Bartel took his seat on the Triton School Board Monday night after being sworn in by Board Chair Jim Jensen. Bartel was appointed to fill a vacancy created by the resignation of board member Rodney Dostal. With the formality of the swearing in over, the board turned its attention to the...
The Kasson- Mantorville School Board approved the 2019 payable tax levy on Mon- day night during their regu- larly scheduled school board meeting. The levy amount approved by the board was set at $5,076, 836.21. The levy increase will be a increase of 4.52 percent compared to last year. Despite the...
There are many different paths for children as they receive their education. Growing up, some kids take to their path of learning like a fish to water. However, some other students may also need a little push that helps them get to where they want to be. In the Kasson-Mantorville district, there is...
The Kasson-Mantorville Learning Innovation Grant program has provided numerous opportunities for students to enhance their education in the district. A programmable robot that was added to Lisa Bronk’s classroom got an outstanding reaction when it was brought to life.
When discussing the Learning Innovation Grant Program, Kasson-Mantorville Director of Teaching and Learning Kelly Braun has one picture in mind. When former Project Lead the Way teacher Lisa Bronk used the program to acquire a grant to purchase a programmable robot for her classroom, the kids were...
The book report has been a necessary evil for middle school students and teachers for decades. The concept is a simple one in which a student reads a book and is assigned to describe the story to their teacher to show comprehension. In most cases, the book report is a cut and dry assignment that...


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