Sunday, August 14, 2022

Education

Area school boards are welcoming new officers this month, with incoming chairs, vice chairs, clerks and treasurers reporting for duty. School board officers have turned over at Kasson-Mantorville, Byron and Hayfield. At Triton, the school board officers remained the same for 2021-22, with Rebecca...
Kasson-Mantorville School Board members elected to take a massive pay cut for 2021, reducing their salaries to $1 per month and $1 per special meeting. In 2020, the board chairperson made $1,300 annually and the other school board members pocketed $1,000 each annually. On Monday, Jan. 4, during its...
College students are among those filling in in area classrooms, taking on the job of classroom supervisor for in-person learners when teachers are teaching from home. This trend is unfolding around the country, reports ABC News, with college students recruited to oversee classrooms during a...
Making schoolwork applicable to the real world is what Kasson-Mantorville High School business teacher Chris Fernholz is known for. It’s one of many reasons why Fernholz was named KM Teacher of the Year last fall. “I’m extremely proud of the work Chris has done for students at Kasson-Mantorville,”...
Monica Maloney, a middle school teacher at Triton, has been named the district’s Teacher of the Year.
     Monica Maloney is Triton’s 2020-2021 Teacher of the Year. Monica is a middle school math and language arts teacher. She has taught at Triton for 17 years, 12 years in 4th grade and five in 6th grade.       Monica graduated from Osakis High School and attended University of Minnesota, Morris. ...
KM Elementary School teacher has been named the most recent recipient of the STEM Forward Outstanding Educator Award.
A Kasson-Mantorville Elementary School teacher has nabbed a significant award called the STEM Forward Outstanding Educator Award. Jessica Marquardt secured the award during a year when “area educators are wondering if they are doing enough or are good enough at supporting our youth to receive the...
Because of a significant increase in coronavirus cases in Dodge County, Kasson-Mantorville students in grades 7-12 will transition to a hybrid learning model on Monday, Oct. 5. To prepare for the change, tomorrow, Friday, there will be no classes for secondary students. The school board made the...
Cade Spreiter, a 2020 graduate of Kasson-Mantorville High School was inducted into the Naval Academy Class of 2024 Thursday, June 25, and will begin six challenging weeks of basic midshipman training as part of Plebe Summer. Approximately 1,200 candidates are selected each year for the Academy's "...
After competing for the blue and white KoMets for the past two years, right-handed pitcher and third baseman Kaleb Thiesse has decided to compete for another blue and white team, the Norse of Luther College, next year.             He chose Luther because, “I loved the campus, loved the facilities...
Each year about 500 high school sophomores and juniors apply to make it into the following year’s All-State band, mixed choir or orchestra, but only about 140 are accepted. Despite those odds, Kasson-Mantorville High School will be well represented next year as Ethan Barnum (clarinet) and Sayer...

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