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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,...
FFA Advisor T.J. Brown, Bella Johnson, Cylee Gaff, Jerry Majors and Kory Schenk posed for a picture at the Clydesdales Stable at Grant Farms.
Four members of the Springfield FFA, Cylee Graff, Bella Johnson, Jerry Majors and Kory Schenk, and Advisor T.J. Brown joined 34 FFA members from Sleepy Eye and Mountain Lake for the 2018 Region VI Summer Ag Tour to St. Louis, Missouri, July 16-18.     They boarded their bus at 5:00 a.m. Monday,...
School bells seem like a long way off but United Way of Brown County is already working to help families get their kids’ backpacks filled for school.  It takes a lot of money to fill a backpack and United Way knows that some families struggle to get this done. Letters were sent out to almost 600...
Pictured at the campground are FFA Advisor Sarah Lee, Noah Richert, Jerry Majors and Elizabeth Klabunde.
Three Springfield FFA members and FFA Advisor Sarah Lee took advantage of an opportunity to attend the Experience Alaska Agriculture Camp hosted by Silent Springs FFA in Alaska, with the help of other Alaskan FFA chapters, June 3-10. The Alaskan adventure took place in boats, rafts, on trails, and...
Front, from left: Makayla Parker, Makenna Winkelmann, Arynzi Rabb, Kate Vogel, Brianna Platz and Cheyanne Hammerschmidt. Back: Tyson Meidl, Tanner Vogel, Ross VanDerWal, Makayla Michel, Sierra Roiger and Kory Schenk.
 Fourteen students chose to enroll in the Work-Based Learning (WBL) class at Springfield High School during the 2017-18 academic year. With the help of their teacher, Sarah Lee, each of these students was placed at a job location around town. They all had the opportunity to do some job shadowing...
Excellent Solos
Springfield High School Band and High School Choir participated in the region-state Solo and Ensemble Music Contest at Redwood Valley High School on Saturday, May 5.   See complete story in this week's edition of the Springfield Advance-Press.

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