School News

School bells seem like a long way off but United Way of Brown County is already working to help families get their kids backpacks filled for school.  It takes a lot of money to fill a backpack and United Way knows that some families struggle to get this done. Letters were sent out to almost 600...
The Music Department of Springfield High School will present their annual Pop Concert Friday evening, May 12. “Musical Adventures” is the theme for this year’s concert with performances by the Springfield High School Concert Choir directed by Julie Prechel, and the Springfield High School Band...
The Students from Springfield Elementary participated in the regional Math Masters Challenge at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall on April 20, 2017.  The students competed individually and as teams on eight sets of mathematical problems in this competition.  Fifth-grader Ellie Tonn...
Kiera Lafferty and her two fifth-grade teachers at Springfield Elementary, Ashley Quien and Troy Hoyt.  Kiera is in Mr. Hoyt’s class.
Kiera Lafferty, a fifth-grade student at Springfield Public Elementary School, won third place in the poetry section of the fifth and sixth-grade category of the 13th Annual Creating Spaces Writing Contest sponsored by the Southwest West Central Service Cooperative at Southwest Minnesota State...
Springfield High School Drama Department will present their annual spring play this weekend.   The Murder Mystery at the Murder Mystery, by Brian D. Taylor, will go on stage at 7 p.m. Friday, May 5, and Saturday, May 6 in the performing arts auditorium.  This hilarious, off-beat murder mystery has...
Top scorers at Springfield Public School competed in the local level of National Geography Bee competition Friday — front, from left: Kade Nachreiner, Kody Bast, Ellie Tonn, Gabby Anderson and Joseph Jensen. Back: Blaine Anderson, Nicholas Peterson, Josh Moldan, Champion Libby Tonn, and John Ombaye.
Libby Tonn, daughter of Derek and Becky Tonn, is Geography Bee Champion at Springfield High School, where she is an eighth-grader.  She won the title for the second consecutive year. Josh Moldan, son of Jay and Laura Moldan, a seventh-grader, was runner-up. They were two of 10 contestants from...
Springfield Public Elementary School will present their annual holiday program Thursday, December 1, in the school’s performing arts auditorium.   The kindergarten will present their program at 2:30 p.m.; and children in grades 1, 2 and 3 will perform their program, Elflandia, starting at 7:00 p.m...
Elementary Principal Jeff Kuehn, School Board Member Justin Roiger, and Brown County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Eric Schwarzrock prepare for the demonstration in the Media Center at Springfield Public School.   All participants wore face masks to protect them from pellets.
ALICE is an acronym for Alert – Lockdown – Inform – Counter – Evacuate, or run-hide-fight, a federal Homeland Security Department program originally created for use in workplace settings.  The information presented and demonstrations showed things employees can do if they are ever confronted with...
Springfield High School Drama Department cast and crew for fall play, Radium Girls — center front: Andrew Hoffmann; seated front, from left: Kendra Kent, Kendra Parks, Julieann Reindl, Briana Schmidt and Emily Scheitel. Second row: Anna Reiner, Jacklynn Reindl, Madeline McCone, Colton Jensen, Grace Pingeon and Sarah Dunn. Back: Amaya Martinez, Libby Tonn, Julio Martinez and Joshua Moldan.
*/ The Springfield High School Drama Department will tell the sad, tragic story of the Radium Girls on stage this weekend. The play will be presented the evenings of Friday, Nov. 18, and Saturday, Nov. 19. Curtain time is 7:00 p.m.
Luke Roiger takes aim during the State FFA Trap Shoot. Tiger team members are Anna Plotz, Cole Christensen, Andy Baumann and Tim Rogotzke.
Springfield FFA participated in the State Trap Shoot at Marshall recently.  The Tigers’ young team did good shooting, finishing in the top 10 — tying with Eden Valley – Watkins for eighth place with a score of 162, and then falling to ninth place with the tie breaker fifth-shot.  Sixty-five teams...

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