School News

Fifth grade teacher Troy Hoyt recently retired after 34 years teaching at Springfield Elementary School.
It’s an wonderful thing when a teacher spends their entire career with one school district. It shows thier belief in the district and in the community.  Mr. Troy Hoyt has spent his entire teaching career in Springfield.  He is originally from a farming community similar to Springfield. He grew up...
Springfield High School is scheduled to conduct its 2020 commencement Friday evening, May 22, starting at 7:00 p.m. The ceremony is closed to the public. However, the commencement ceremony will be broadcasted on Marshall Radio, KKCK 94.7. Weather dates for the ceremony are: Thursday, May 21 at 7:00...
On Friday, May 8, the Minnesota Department of Education, Office of Higher Education and Minnesota Department of Health released guidance for schools regarding graduation ceremonies.  The guidelines do not allow football stadium gatherings and strongly recommend virtual graduations.  “To be brief,...
On Friday, April 24 the class of 2020 took part in a drive-by parade as a part of the Be The Light MN initiative. To keep to social distancing guidelines, seniors lined up inside their vehicles on the west end of Central Street.  At approximately 8:40 p.m. fire trucks led the senior class down...
The Springfield School Board of Education went virtual, using Google Meet to hold their April 8 regular school board meeting. All board members were present checking in from their homes and offices to the board meeting.  During the Superintendent’s report, Keith Kottke spoke about the daily meal...
This team consists of (L to R) Isaac Rasset, Connor Scholten, and Wyatt Schmidt.
  On Tuesday, March 10, Springfield FFA members competed in the Region VI Crops, Farm Business Management, and Employment Skills Interviews at Minnesota West Campus in Jackson.  The Crops team placed third and will be advancing to the state competition. Senior Jake Rosenstengel placed fourth...
On a rainy Tuesday morning last week, bus drivers from Superior Transportation were busy loading up vehicles. They were loading up a hot pizza lunch to take to drop spots for area students to pick up.  Head Cook Shelia Roiger explained that they were serving both breakfast and lunch to...
Taking first place as a team were the junior high speakers of River Valley Speech team at the tournament held on Tuesday, March 10.
On Tuesday, March 10, the junior high speakers of River Valley Speech attended one last junior high tournament at St. Peter.  They ended their season with a bang by taking first place as a team! Taking first place in their categories were Sarah Kottke in drama, Lucas Milbrath in humorous, KayLynn...
Ellie Tonn will represent Springfield as a National Geographic GeoBee State Competition Semifinalist.
The National Geographic Society named Ellie Tonn, an eighth grader at Springfield Public Elementary, as one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2020 National Geographic GeoBee State Competition.  Ellie is the daughter of Becky and Derek Tonn.  She is the first Springfield student to...
National Honor Society
On Wednesday Feb. 26. the Springfield High School Honor Society hosted a blood drive. The American Red Cross Bloodmobile collected 87 pints of blood during its visit to Springfield High School. The total collected was 14 pints over their goal and 11 more than the previous school record of 76. “It...

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