School News

2022 - Year In Review
  Students and Staff enjoyed a PAWS sponsored end of the semester sledding event at the Springfield Golf Club.  Thespians at Springfield Public School began rehearsing for the school’s entry in the One-Act Play Competition.  Director Gabby Cohrs-Rohlik announces that this year’s entry is Rivers...
Pictured left to right:  Kali Nachreiner, Aubrey Vogel, Paige Schwarzrock, Erika Wells, Christina Reindl and Thomas Beers (seated).  Not pictured:  Aubree Paplow and Amaira Brown.
  The cast of Sideways Stories of Wayside School, the fall play at Springfield High School, has been hard at work preparing to bring the zany characters and extremely silly stories of Wayside School to their Springfield audience.  There are many newcomers to the Springfield Drama Department in the...
Fourth Graders donated three shopping carts of non-perishable items to the Springfield Area Food Shelf during the “Tiger’s Give Back” event.
Springfield Public Elementary School students spent last Friday morning giving back to the community.  In it’s seventh year, the “Tigers Give Back” event is way for the students to say thank you to the Springfield community for supporting their school for the annual Tiger Trek and throughout the...
Sharon Ferdinandt
  Sharon Ferdinandt is retiring after 20+ years on the ECFE staff at Springfield Public Schools.  Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) is based on the idea that parents provide their child’s first and most significant learning environment for their healthy growth and development.   Springfield...
  The 2022-23 school year will be starting Monday, August 22 at Springfield Public School and St. Raphael Catholic School.  See this week's issue in the Springfield Advance-Press for supplies needed for each class.
Bike Safety class taught by Chief John Nicholson
Throughout this month there are a variety of activities offered to children through the Summer Recreation program.  Two of the activities offered this past Friday were a Bike Safety class sponsored by the Springfield Police Department.  This was a free class open to children through 6th grade. In...
Springfield Elementary School continued their new tradition, the Elementary Hall of Fame, by naming Anne Nibbe, Sheena Dauer and Pieschel Family Foundation as the 2022 inductees.  The Hall of Fame is to honor and celebrate the hard work and accomplishments of outstanding individuals, while...
Sons of the American Legion scholarships recipients from L Carter Hillesheim, Jaida Wenisch, Victoria Roiger, Tate Mathiowetz and Caleb Hauger 
and Cole Hayden (not pictured).
The 2022 Annual Awards Day Program at Springfield High School was held Tuesday morning, May 17.  Juniors and Seniors gathered in the auditorium to celebrate classmates achievements of the 2021-22 academic year. Students received awards, cords, certificates and scholarships along with words of...
Dolly Parton’s “9 to 5” being performed by the male chorus members.
  The Springfield High School Music Department presented its 73rd Pop Concert Friday evening in the Performing Arts Center at Springfield Public School.  The annual spring event “caps off” the year and displays the musical abilities of the students in the high school choir and band.  The audience...
State Speakers Group
  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 23.  This year’s participants included senior Sydne Wahl in drama, junior Sarah Kottke in prose, junior Joseph...

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