School News

Grace Pingeon and Sarah Kottke rehearse their parts as sisters, Jamie and Jo last Thursday for the One-Act play.
It’s One-Act Play time once again at Springfield Public School and rehearsals are underway for this year’s entry.     “It’s another long night for Jamie, with an obnoxious sister and a trio of sardonic puppets to keep her awake.  Tinged with fun and sisterly nostalgia, the merriment comes...
Springfield Board of Education- seated from left Clerk Mandy Rasset, Chairman Jeff Kretsch, Treasurer Megan Quesenberry, Superintendent Keith Kottke. Back: Mike Vogel, Ramsey Beyer, Eric Schwarzrock, and Justin Roiger.
The annual reorganization of the Springfield School District 85 Board of Education was conducted during their first meeting of the year 2020 on the evening of January 8.  Jeff Kretsch was reelected Chairman of the board. Mandy Rasset was reelected Clerk. Megan Quesenberry was reelected Treasurer. ...
Springfield High School YES team will again be collecting non-functioning holiday lights this season. Clean some clutter by donating your lights you don’t use. Recycle the unused lights. Drop off the old, tangled or non-functioning lights at Runnings, Springfield Market, high school office,...
St Raphael’s kindergarten class cheer after they completed their tower as part of the Guinness World Record sport stacking event held on Nov. 14.
On Thursday, November 14, students at St Raphael Catholic School joined thousands of other participants to take part in Guinness World Records Day through sport stacking. Each year, the World Sport Stacking Association provides more than half a million participants around the world to break the...
On November 19, students from St. Raphael Catholic school gathered together for a photo with some of the items students at the school collected for Socktober.
St. Raphael School recently completed a snuggly project, Socktober. For a second year, students in preschool through sixth-grade, the school staff and parishioners of St. Raphael Catholic Church gathered two huge boxes filled with coats, socks, mittens, hats and scarves for St. John Circle of Care...
Early Childhood Screening (ECS) is scheduled for Monday, December 9 at Springfield Public School.  Informational letters were mailed to all eligible 3 and 4 year olds. Early Childhood Screening was mandated by the State Legislature in 1991.  It is offered free of charge to all 3—5 years old. ...
Under the guidance of FFA Advisor Sarah Lee, Tyson Meidl received his American FFA Degree on November 2, 2019.
On Saturday, November 2, 2019, Tyson Meidl put on his FFA Official Dress for a final time to walk across the stage at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, to be recognized for earning his American FFA Degree. This is an honor that few people in Springfield FFA history have achieved. Tyson is...
Even family members had questions about the school facilities project. School Board member Eric Schwarzrock answered questions proposed by his mom, Joyce. Larry Petersen listened to answers by Superintendent Kottke.
During the evening on Tuesday Oct. 9, the Springfield School District hosted an informal informational meeting regarding the school facilities project being proposed to the residents of the Springfield School District.  This was a relaxed meeting for community members to come and go as they pleased...
Site plan draft proposal for capital improvement projects at Springfield Public Schools
 A financial projection regarding the school facilities project being proposed to the residents of the Springfield School District concluded a series of meetings of the Facility Task Force and Board of Education, and two Information and Listening Sessions for the public Monday evening.  The...
They’re off!    Teachers Bob Fink, James Eckstein and Troy Hoyt  lead Tiger Trekers on their way.
Springfield Public Elementary students raised $19,035.88 in the annual Tiger Trek.   Students obtained pledges from family and friends to support their Tiger Trek project. “That’s a generous amount of money the people of your community have poured into our school and we thank them,” said Elementary...

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