Thursday, February 29, 2024

Education

The American Heart Association has awarded Southeast Service Cooperative (SSC) national Gold Level recognition for its commitments to employee health and well-being as measured in the Association’s 2022 Workforce Well-being Scorecard™. SSC was one of just three small employers in the nation to be...
A magic and comedy show this Saturday evening will benefit the activities of the Hayfield 203 Education Foundation. The event is scheduled for Saturday, April 1, at the Oaks Golf Club. Social hour is 6:30 to 8 p.m. with the comedy show scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. The comedy show will feature...
Mark Matuska, Kasson-Mantorville Public Schools superintendent, testified last week at the Minnesota State Education Finance Committee as an avid supporter of “schools for equity in education” for more than a decade, according to a copy of his testimony supplied to the DCI. He first thanked those...
Triton Business Professionals of America (BPA) sent 31 members to the State Leadership Conference on March 9-11, where they smashed records by crowning a historic five state champions, 15 national trip winners, 27 top ten finishers, and had two state officers. “Every year, I say I’m blessed with...
photo by John Flatten A young artist shows off his work at the Youth Art Month display at the Mantorville Art Guild Gallery. The works by young artists will be on display through April 2.
Student artists from Byron, Hayfield, and Kasson-Mantorville are displaying their artwork now through April 2 as part of Youth Art Month at the Mantorville Art Guild Gallery in Mantorville. The yearly celebration allows local students, from elementary through high school, to showcase their works....
In mid-March, Kasson-Mantorville’s third grade students will receive a glimpse into careers in fine arts as part of the district’s “Immersive Experiences” program. Students will participate in a variety of activities with professional artists from southeast Minnesota. They will learn about water...
Byron’s School Board wants to hear from you. Beginning on March 6, the Byron School Board will have two board members available before each work session to listen to district residents. The listening sessions will be from 5-5:25 p.m. with the board work sessions following at 5:30 p.m. During the...
Photo by Wayne Hendrickson Bob Hasz in front of the Kasson-Mantorville school sign. Hasz has been the district’s business administrator since 2003.
Bob Hasz grew up on a farm near Scotland, S.D. with four siblings. The town was organized in 1879 by Scottish immigrants from their native country of Scotland. It is located about 75 miles southwest of Sioux Falls, and 30 miles north of Yankton, S.D. The Hasz family raised cattle, hogs, chickens,...
Submitted Photo Byron Middle School student Abdul Alyafi, left, will advance to the Southeast Minnesota Final Spelling Bee on February 21. Alyafi, along with Chase Rolland and Claudia Zacher, represented Byron at the Southeast Minnesota Regional Spelling Bee on February 7.
Confiscated. Switcheroo. Proscribed. Mausoleum. Catastrophe. Scornfully. These were among the words area middle school students had to spell while participating in a recent spelling bee. Two regional spelling bees were held on February 7 in Rochester, where 59 students participated. Students from...
Submitted Photo 6th and 7th grade team is Janelle Groehler coach, Liam Ayres, Maxwell Thomason, Bennett Reitz, Isaac Cunico, EJ Booth, and Sam Nichols.
What is the cubed root of 24? What is Harry Potter’s owl’s name? Who wrote the book, “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz”? These questions and others are among those the smart, talented Byron Middle School students answered as part of the 2022-2023 Junior High Knowledge Bowl. The Regional Competitions were...

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