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Educators pictured at the refreshment table are Luke Amsden, Beth Weingart,  Deanna Forry and Todd Bertram, and Auxiliary Past Presidents doing the serving are Arliss Petersen, Cindy Schnobrich, Cheryl Haala and Dalores Stern.
Annually, during American Education Week, the Past Presidents of American Legion Auxiliary Unit 257 entertain administrators, faculty and staff of Springfield Public and St. Raphael  Schools at a social hour when they serve cake and coffee to show appreciation for their role in building strong...
The cast for Springfield High School Fall Play  —  kneeling and seated from left:  Jace Rosenau,  Julio Martinez,  Kaleb Wenisch, Julieann Reindl, Kaylynn Sanderville, Kiera Lafferty, John Ombaye and Kieren Lafferty. Back: Noah Riederer, Libby Tonn, Colton Jensen, Grace Pingeon, Sydne Wahl, Anna Reiner and Ethan Louwagie.  The play is directed by Gabby Cohrs Rohlik; assisted by Elizabeth Wellmann and Cheryl Neidt.
“It was September and there was a town.” The year is 1916 in Erwin, Tennessee. Erwin is known for two things; its railroad and its people. Not every town has a railroad, and the fact that Erwin does sets it apart from the other small towns in Tennessee. Having a railroad means that people can come...
Firemen Joel Pingeon, Victor Thatcher and Dale Knutson showed the children around the fire station, fire trucks, their equipmet and had a good discussion with the preschoolers about fire safety.
The Tiger Cubs Preschool classes at Springfield Public School (children 4 and 5-year olds) recently visited the Springfield Fire Station while learning about fire safety during Fire Prevention Month.   See more pictures on page 9 of this week's issue of the Springfield Advance-Press. */
Dad visits with Heidi McCone in filing health history for Harley, 4, daughter of T.J. and Kari Smith.
Early Childhood Screening (ECS) provides an opportunity for parents to learn more about their child.  Parents and children participate in screening components that include a vision and hearing check, growth screening, immunization review, developmental progress using a standardized tool, family...
Springfield High School Drama Department will present the play,  Elephant’s Graveyard, November 16 and 17.  “The actors have been working very hard and are excited to share their play with the community,” says Director Elizabeth Wellmann.  The members of the cast are pictured — kneeling and seated...
Students who were top fundraisers in the Tiger Trek campaign had the privilege in revealing the total amount raised for their school.  Pictured from left: Gavin Vanderwerf, Bryan Buerkle, Taylor Roiger, Olivia Simonson, Dylan Simonson, Abigail Rasset, Katie Thram, Gavin Morse, Kylie Beyer and Kendall Beyer.
Springfield Public Elementary students raised $19,135.28 in the 2018 Tiger Trek, an activity sponsored by PAWS (Parents Aligned With Schools). Students obtained pledges from family and friends to support their Tiger Trek  bike ride or walk. The money will be used to further improve the quality of...
Springfield FFA livestock exhibitors at the State Fair — front, from left: Brooke Jensen, Mikayla Opatz, Elizabeth Klabunde and Samantha Richert. Back: Alex Steffl, Chelsey Havemeier, Tyson Meidl, Noah Richert and Logan Richert.
Springfield  FFA and their animals were well represented at the 2018 Minnesota State Fair.  Rural youth helped share the ag story at the State Fair where there’s ample opportunity for the students to showcase their skills. They engaged in competitive exhibits, and from showmanship in the arena to...
The American flag is a symbol of our nation’s pride and values, and we Americans, like people from countries all over the World, display their country’s pride to other nations. Throughout its history, the American flag has always been meant to be hoisted on a pole and fly freely, and to remind us...
 Welcome to the start of the 2018-2019 school year.   The start of a new school year is always an exciting time for students, parents, and staff.  We hope everyone returns to school re-energized and prepared to create, work towards, and accomplish their new achievement goals.    To help your child’...
It is a tradition at Springfield Public School to offer Kindergarten Camp to entry level kindergarten students each August.  Students meet half days for four consecutive days. The schedule includes classroom activities directed by the kindergarten teachers, interaction with their peers,...

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