Sunday, August 14, 2022

Education

The Triton School Board approved a number of personnel decisions Monday night, several of which indicated a new direction for the administration. Contracts were approved for Mary Morem as elementary school principal and Luke Lutterman as secondary school principal. A contract for Shane VanBeek as...
Last week U.S News and World Report came out with its list of top schools in the nation. Included on that list is Byron High School. Principal Steve Willman said that having the school recognized in that way is a true honor. “It is truly an honor to be recognized for the work our staff and students...
Kasson- Mantorville High School English Teacher and Teaching and Learning Coach Lisa Goihl will begin her new adventure this fall as the assistant principal of Instructional Leadership at River Falls High School in Wisconsin.
Since she began her career in education, Kasson-Mantorville High School English teacher and teaching and learning coach Lisa Goihl has always taken advantage of different opportunities presented to her. That's why this September, she will begin her next chapter in education, as the assistant...
Sitting in his office in the Triton Administration area of the school, Superintendent Brett Joyce reflected on his career as he prepares to retire at the end of the current school year. “I’ve enjoyed my career in education,” he said. “I wouldn’t have done anything else.” Joyce will officially be...
During the April Kasson-Mantorville School Board meeting, the board accepted the resignation of K-M Middle School principal Erin Kyllo. Kyllo accepted a middle school position in Colorado and her last day will be at the end of June. With the resignation comes an opening for a middle school...
The Minnesota Telecom Alliance announced that it received 140 scholarship applications from across the state and two winning students are from Kasson. Jora Nicole Gergen was selected to receive a $2,000 scholarship, and Garsen Schorr was selected to receive the first $2,000 Information Technology...
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...

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