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River Valley Speech Team (l to r): Sarah Kottke, Joseph Jensen, Kiera Lafferty, Jace Rosenau, KayLynn Sanderville, Sydne Wahl, Aubree Paplow, Libby Tonn.
This week the speech team had planned to compete virtually in the Luverne tournament.  After realizing this tournament was going to be asynchronous (pre-recorded), the team made a quick switch over to the STMA (St. Michael-Albertville) tournament so they could compete synchronously (live).  This...
The sixth grade class  paused for a photo during their last Catholic Schools Week at St. Raphael during their sledding activity. (From left) Leo Hovland, Olivia Milbrath, Jada Reese, Zoie Riederer, Addision Lang, Kameron Bigelow.
Catholic Schools Week 2021 (January 31-February 6) at St. Raphael School was a memory making week! Students had many dress up days, a service project, and various fun activities to celebrate our school! Some of the highlights include a petting zoo, a scavenger hunt, s’mores and hot chocolate with...
Springfield Public School's fifth grade class, taught by Kari Smith and Brandon Wilhelmi,  worked together to show compassion and generosity for others this holiday season by donating to the local Coats for Kids program.
by Janet Simonsen, Springfield Public Schools Early learning Coordinator & Family Educator During the pandemic, a lot is being asked of parents.  Our roles at home, work and the community have changed.  Living together in close proximity and spending more time together may present challenges. ...
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Last Tuesday, November 17  Superintendent Keith Kottke informed the community that Springfield School District will be transitioning to distance learning, starting November 30, for two weeks (Nov 30-Dec 11).   They continued the rest of last week with in-person learning.  The transition to distance...
2020 Springfield Homecoming Court
Springfield High School 2020 Homecoming coronation was held Monday afternoon, November 2.   As each pair was announced they did fun dances for those watching online and in the parking lot.  The 2020 Homecoming royalty are from L-Cylee Graff and Mason Leonard, Kennedy Groebner and Tori Helget, Queen...
Tyler Vanderwerf recently received Lions Club Citizenship Award for the month of September. He is pictured with Lion Joel Pingeon.		Photo submitted.
Tyler Vanderwerf was recently awarded the Lions Citizenship Award for the month of September.  The award honors a student who has shown by words and actions that he/she  possesses the qualities and characteristics that inspires and encourages other students to be better citizens. 
Springfield’s Homecoming court Front  L to R: Kadin Johnson, Tyler Vanderwerf, Mason Leonard, Dylan Batzlaff, Tori Helget. Back Row, Left to Right: Courtney Wendt, Kennedy Groebner, Kimberly Infante, Cylee Graff not pictured, Anna Mattson.
The Springfield High School Homecoming court was announced on Friday October 23, 2020. Homecoming week will be November 2-6. The week will begin with dress up days: On Monday November 2 is  Teacher Look Alike, November 3: Character Day, November 4: Mathletes vs. Athletes, November 5: Class Color...
 Members of the high school band playing Bohemian Rhapsody.
Music wafted up and down Burns Avenue on Monday evening, October 12.  The Springfield High School Band, under the direction of Stephen Seaberg, and the Concert Choir, under the direction of Bailey Cords, presented an outdoor “Concert on the Ave.”  Parents and friends enjoyed the concert performed...
Kelsey and Robin Walter work on matching skills Monday evening.
On the evening of September 28, young children joined in the fun with family members and friends at Springfield Public School for activities with Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE).  On that evening, the students participated in many learning based activities that revolved around leaves and...

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