Thursday, August 6, 2020

Education

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...
The Kasson-Mantorville school board discussed an expected partnership between the high school and CHS Inc., the option for students to take this quarter’s classes as pass or no credit and changes to the schedule at K-M Middle School among other subjects at its monthly meeting on Monday, May 18....
After helping his team reach the state tournament and only losing one senior off last year’s team, Hayfield left fielder Kolby Tapp would rather be striving for another shot at winning state, but at least this pandemic won’t end his baseball career.             He recently chose to continue his...
A lot has been taken away from the Byron High School seniors, but now thanks to the Byron American Legion they have something they can call their own. The legion, represented by Finance Officer Gordy Bishop and Commander Carl Dewaard, presented Byron High School Principal Malia Schroeder and...
This is a strange time for everyone who normally attends school and the teachers are no exception. While all teachers have had to adjust to this new reality, some subjects are harder to teach virtually than others. Andrew Faller, Kasson-Mantorville’s vocal music teacher, who normally teaches large...
It may be a graduation unlike any other but the Kasson-Mantorville Class of 2020 will still have the opportunity for parents and grandparents to watch them receive their diplomas. Details are still being worked out, said Supt. Mark Matuska, but the plan is for the ceremony to be held outside in the...
Some students learn best by doing and thanks to grant money from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) the students at Zumbrota Education District (ZED) South are getting academic skills by running their own fishing lure business. Carl Olson, science teacher at ZED South, said that just by...
Reading Corps Volunteer Amanda Reynick shows students a word, gives them the pronunciation and the meaning. The word will be used in the story they are about to read.
Educators agree on the importance of a student being able to read at grade level by third grade; in fact, that is one of the standards of learning in Minnesota. Those are the grades where students are learning to read, after third grade they are reading to learn. Still, locally, statewide and...

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