Sunday, June 24, 2018

Education

Wesley Asprey (left) is given his diploma by K-M Board of Education Chair Kent Harfmann at graduation ceremonies Sunday afternoon in Kasson. Asprey was one of 143 seniors to graduate this year from K-M.
As is tradition every June, Kasson-Mantorville High School honored its latest graduating class on last Sunday afternoon. In front of a jam-packed Home Federal Arena, the KoMets graduates remembered their rise through the ranks and were given advice as they enter the world with their diplomas in...
The halls of Kasson-Mantorville Elementary School were abuzz Thursday morning as staff and students celebrated K-M’s 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year, Rita Buehler.  She was honored with a surprise parade through the school-- not just for the TOTY award-- but also for her 30-year career in teaching...
A group of National Honor Society students from Triton High School cheered on participants in the Zumbro Education District Activity Day Friday in Dodge Center. The Super Heroes, from left, are Courtney West, Kiley Yankowiak, McKenna Jennings and Rhylan Peterson. They are cheering on Brady Bacon, a fourth grader from Byron, pictured in the foreground.
For Shannon Krekula of Byron, Friday’s Activity Day for students of the Zumbro Education District was a heartwarming time for her 12-year-old son, Jeffrey. He took part in a variety of activities, including races, soccer, bowling, T-ball and even some tattoos.  Krekula said the activity day was...
During the School of Excellence celebration at Triton, kindergarten and first grade students delighted the audience by singing, “Oh, Mister Sun and Tres Pajaritos.” Other grade levels also performed during the party while many of the fifth grade students appeared in a video showcasing what makes Triton a special school.
The hard work had been already done when Nick Jurrens took over as principal at Triton Elementary last summer. His predecessor successfully coordinated all the grunt work for a top state honor, leaving Jurrens with the easy job of putting on a party to celebrate.  On Friday, students and staff...
Dodge County Sheriff Scott Rose said Saturday night that a student from Triton School has been arrested and transported to a juvenile holding facility in Rochester after allegedly making threats regarding the school. Triton School officials received information about 10:45 a.m. Saturday indicating...
Superintendent Brett Joyce, left, and School Board Chair Jim Jensen, right.
Triton’s school board has authorized administrators to make recommendations for reductions in programs and staff positions. Superintendent Brett Joyce said he expects the school district will have to cut $250,000 to $300,000 for the 2018-2019 school year. Triton cut about $380,000 for 2017-2018....
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Alecia Meline
Alecia Meline was surprised to see family members gathered March 31 at her place of business. That would be Kasson-Mantorville Elementary School, where Me-line has taught first graders for nine years. The occasion: Meline was hon-ored as the school district’s Teacher of the Year, through Education...
Art instructor Marie Torkelson is pictured with, from left, seventh-graders Alys Kleeberger and Olivia Twaddle; eighth-grader Olivia Smith; fifth-grader Megan Giese; and sixth-grader Eric Fagerlind.
Kasson-Mantorville Visual Arts educators celebrated Youth Art Month with an open house March 27 in the Learning Center at Kasson-Mantorville High School. A reception was held to honor students who had works of art exhibited during the 23rd-annual Zumbro Education District Traveling Art Show. Each...
Markayla Kujath
Kasson-Mantorville’s Markayla Kujath was among high school juniors honored with an ExCEL Award by the Minnesota State High School League, March 18 during the girls state basketball tournament. ExCEL (Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership) is a recognition award given annually to high...

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