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Parents Aligned With Schools (PAWS) believe that all students deserve great schools. And these dedicated individuals embody the spirit of partnership and collaboration between educators, parents, and community that is critical to student success.  The mission statement of Parents Aligned With...
Both Springfield Public Schools and St. Raphael School began the 2020-21 school year on Monday, August 24, 2020.  Case Anderson was excited, masked and ready to go to school as he climbed out of his dad’s truck Monday morning.
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On Friday August 7, 2020 Springfield Public Schools announced that they will begin the 2020 school year with In-person learning for all Pre-K -12 students. Under their guidelines posted on social media, In-person learning K-12 students will learn at school with respect to social distancing measures...
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Dear School Community, Recently the school district conducted a 2020-2021 Return to School Parent Survey.  Please find this survey’s results posted on our school website homepage. The district is planning on doing another survey as we get closer to the opening of school.  5 fast facts from the...
Springfield High School mathematics teacher and coach Jeff Briard, was named Springfield’s 2020 Teacher of the Year
Long-time high school mathematics teacher Jeff Briard, was named Springfield’s 2020 Teacher of the Year.  “It’s been fun, I really enjoy it here,” said Briard. Briard has taught for 33 years and he has spent 32 years teaching and coaching in Springfield. He enjoys being a teacher at the same school...
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...

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