School News

Julie Hoek is retiring after teaching 33 years in Springfield Public Schools.
 “It’s a bittersweet moment,” Julie Hoek said as she prepared to leave her kindergarten classroom at Springfield Public School Friday.  Mrs. Hoek is retiring from teaching after 33 years in Springfield Public Schools. “Retiring is the choice I needed to make,” she said.  “I need some family time...
Springfield High School will conduct its 2018 commencement Friday evening, May 18, starting at 7:00 in the school gymnasium. Forty-nine graduates will walk through the school corridors one last time as students, march into the gymnasium to the music of Pomp and Circumstance to receive their...
Kiera Lafferty with her teachers, 
Troy and Darcy Hoyt.
Kiera Lafferty, a sixth-grader at Springfield Public School, daughter of Erin and John Lafferty, won third place in the Creative Writing Contest sponsored by Southwest West Central Service Cooperative and Southwest Minnesota State University. Kiera received her award during the 14th annual awards...
The annual speech and drama awards program will be held on Sunday, May 13, at 4:00 p.m. in the performing arts center of the school.  This year’s play directors and speech coaches will recognize all students who participated in the fall play, speech, one act play, and/or the spring play.  Seniors...
 There are many sports, social and recreation opportunities and enriching programs available in the community for children through the Summer Recreation Program offered by Springfield Public Schools and Mayo Clinic Health System in Springfield. Visit Springfield Public Schools website and under the...
5th grade –  Dominick Sorenson, Talan Hall, Emmie McCone, Hannah Nystrom and Jaden Walter.  Back: Brady Anderson, Matthew Groebner, Jace Gordon, Kade Nachreiner and Keagan Streich. 6th grade —Mogen Winkelmann, Jack Scheitel, Danny Rogotzke, Easton Johnson, JaKob Nachreiner and Easton Jensen.  Back: Jalivia Richert, Bryn Gordon, Kiera Lafferty and Gabby Anderson.
Springfield Public Elementary School had four teams participate in the regional Math Masters Challenge at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall on Thursday, April 19.   Members of the fifth-grade Tigers 1 team were Jaden Walters, Keagan Streich, Emmie McCone, Jace Gordon and Hannah...
Springfield Public School Early Childhood Educators —front, from left: Melonie Heiling, Sharon Ferdinandt and Briana Jensen. Back:  Margie Potter, Jan Simonsen, Amber Vogel , Mandi Kuehn and Jena Veenstra.  Not pictured: Jen Schultz, Julie Hoek and Tori Amsden.
The Springfield Early Learning programs will celebrate The Week of the Young Child by hosting a carnival for area families and their children. The event focuses on children 0 years old — third-grade and their parents and siblings. The carnival will include games, activities, prizes and continuous...
River Valley Speech Team Subsection Champs
The River Valley speech team competed at the Subsection speech tournament on Friday, April 4, at Montevideo High School.  The team received recognition as Subsection Champion, earning 72 team points. Second place was awarded to RTR (Russell-Tyler-Ruthton) and third place to Montevideo High School...
Front: Helen O’Callaghan, Brooke Jensen, Anna Mattson, Iliana Tempel, Isaac Rasset, Maddie McCone, Kendra Kent, Ashton Danielson, Elizabeth Klabunde and Samantha Richert. Back: Mavrick Winkelmann, Timothy Rogotzke, Courtney Wendt, Isabella Johnson, Andrew Beckman, Tyson Meidl, Cylee Graff, Noah Richert, Randell Streich, Ryan Sanderville and Jordan Kieper.
Springfield FFA Judging Teams had a successful day at the South Dakota State University’s Little International Judging Contest on March 20. Springfield’s Dairy Cattle, Farm Business Management, Floriculture, Livestock Meats and Milk Quality teams all competed.   The Farm Business Management team...
Springfield High School Concert Band pictured during March 20 Spring Concert. Stephen Seaberg is Instrumental Music Instructor and Band Director.
 Since 1985, March has been filled with sound as music in our schools is celebrated around the nation. Sponsored by the National Association for Music Education, the event focuses the nation’s attention on the need for and benefits of quality music education programs. Schools and community groups...

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