School News

Thanks to the Early Learning Program, a young family watches as the North Memorial Air Ambulance lands in the parking lot at Springfield Schools.
  This past Thursday, the Springfield Early Learning Programs held their annual vehicle fair. The Learning Program estimates that they had 330 kids and adults who attended.  “It was a phenomenal evening and we were blessed with the best weather,” stated Jan Simonsen. “We have just amazing community...
River Valley Speakers at the MSHSL Class A State Speech tournament.
A total of five students from the River Valley speech team participated in the MSHSL Class A State Speech tournament held at Eastview High School in Apple Valley on Saturday, April 29.  This year’s participants included senior, Sarah Kottke in drama, junior, Kiera Lafferty in prose, sophomore, Lily...
“ECFE Construction Zone”
  On Tuesday, April 18 children and grandparents gathered for the Springfield Public School’s spring Grandparents Event.   This was sponsored and organized by the Springfield Public School’s Early Learning department.   The theme was “ECFE Construction Zone”.  The students and grandparents enjoyed...
St. Raphael student, Kolton Jensen, paints foliage in art class for the school’s upcoming production of The Jungle Book Kids.
  St. Raphael Catholic School students are excited to present Disney’s The Jungle Book Kids on Wednesday, May 10 and Thursday, May 11.  They will present a matinee at 1:00 p.m. and an evening performance at 6:00 p.m. both days.  Students in kindergarten through sixth grade have been preparing the...
Brianna Platz
  St. Raphael Catholic School has a new staff member that started in January for the second semester of this school year.  Springfield native, Brianna Platz, is teaching the ten students in fourth grade. Brianna is a 2018 graduate of Springfield High School and a December 2022 graduate of Winona...
Springfield High School Gold Knowledge Bowl team competed in sub-regions this past week.
  Springfield High School competed in last Friday’s Knowledge Bowl Sub-Region meet held at Minnesota West in Worthington.  Teams had to place in the top ten to move forward.  The Springfield Maroon team consisting of Brenna Pabst, Kiera Lafferty, Kierin Lafferty, Blaise Louwagie, and Rylee Nelson...
Completed big and littles buddies project.
  The month of February is “I Love To Read Month” in schools across the country.  It is an entire month dedicated to promoting a love of reading and being read to.  There are numerous themes and activities schools across the country use to celebrate the month. Locally, St. Raphael Catholic School...
Apply for Scholarships
  Springfield students have the opportunity to apply for scholarships for higher learning offered by several local Educational Trusts. There are significant benefits to students who receive scholarships that relieve them of some of the financial burden of paying for school.  See this week's and...
Paraprofessionals honored
  Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has proclaimed Paraprofessional Recognition Week for January 23-29, 2023.  Being an educator himself, he definitely understands that the support and services provided by the paraprofessionals are integral to student achievement, resulting in even better, more effective...
SHS vocalists attending the Dorian Vocal Festival
   Ten Springfield High School vocalists and their director, Mr. Bailey Cords, attended the 73rd Annual Dorian Vocal Festival at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa January 8-9.  One of the leading vocal festivals in the nation, it brings together junior and senior high school vocalists from across the...

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