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5th grade –  Dominick Sorenson, Talan Hall, Emmie McCone, Hannah Nystrom and Jaden Walter.  Back: Brady Anderson, Matthew Groebner, Jace Gordon, Kade Nachreiner and Keagan Streich. 6th grade —Mogen Winkelmann, Jack Scheitel, Danny Rogotzke, Easton Johnson, JaKob Nachreiner and Easton Jensen.  Back: Jalivia Richert, Bryn Gordon, Kiera Lafferty and Gabby Anderson.
Springfield Public Elementary School had four teams participate in the regional Math Masters Challenge at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall on Thursday, April 19.   Members of the fifth-grade Tigers 1 team were Jaden Walters, Keagan Streich, Emmie McCone, Jace Gordon and Hannah...
Springfield Public School Early Childhood Educators —front, from left: Melonie Heiling, Sharon Ferdinandt and Briana Jensen. Back:  Margie Potter, Jan Simonsen, Amber Vogel , Mandi Kuehn and Jena Veenstra.  Not pictured: Jen Schultz, Julie Hoek and Tori Amsden.
The Springfield Early Learning programs will celebrate The Week of the Young Child by hosting a carnival for area families and their children. The event focuses on children 0 years old — third-grade and their parents and siblings. The carnival will include games, activities, prizes and continuous...
River Valley Speech Team Subsection Champs
The River Valley speech team competed at the Subsection speech tournament on Friday, April 4, at Montevideo High School.  The team received recognition as Subsection Champion, earning 72 team points. Second place was awarded to RTR (Russell-Tyler-Ruthton) and third place to Montevideo High School...
Front: Helen O’Callaghan, Brooke Jensen, Anna Mattson, Iliana Tempel, Isaac Rasset, Maddie McCone, Kendra Kent, Ashton Danielson, Elizabeth Klabunde and Samantha Richert. Back: Mavrick Winkelmann, Timothy Rogotzke, Courtney Wendt, Isabella Johnson, Andrew Beckman, Tyson Meidl, Cylee Graff, Noah Richert, Randell Streich, Ryan Sanderville and Jordan Kieper.
Springfield FFA Judging Teams had a successful day at the South Dakota State University’s Little International Judging Contest on March 20. Springfield’s Dairy Cattle, Farm Business Management, Floriculture, Livestock Meats and Milk Quality teams all competed.   The Farm Business Management team...
Springfield High School Concert Band pictured during March 20 Spring Concert. Stephen Seaberg is Instrumental Music Instructor and Band Director.
 Since 1985, March has been filled with sound as music in our schools is celebrated around the nation. Sponsored by the National Association for Music Education, the event focuses the nation’s attention on the need for and benefits of quality music education programs. Schools and community groups...
River Valley Speakers
Speech season is coming to an end, and River Valley Speakers will participate in their season’s last invitational at the Southwest Minnesota State University tournament in Marshall Saturday, March 24. The speakers  are training diligently for Subsection competition with their goal to send a good...
River Valley Speakers in Montevideo tournament — front, from left: Julio Martinez, Ross VanDerWal, Isaac Nelson, Meriah Kirschstein and Emily Scheitel.  Middle: Anna Reiner, Isaac Rasset, Kendall Kelly, Brianna Platz and Layla Schwarzrock. Back: Kaylynn Sanderville, Sarah Kottke, Joseph Jensen, John Ombaye and Julieann Reindl.
The majority of the River Valley speech team traveled to Montevideo on Saturday, March 10, for the Thunderhawk tournament.  In creative expression, Isaac Nelson was first place champion with Ross VanDerWal following closely behind in second place.  Meanwhile, in extemporaneous reading, Emily...
Lowell Helget presents scholarship checks to Kylie Hayden and Justina Streich
Lowell Helget, chapter president of the Cottonwood River Gobblers, National Wild Turkey Federation, presented scholarship checks to Kylie Hayden and Justina Streich during the 18th Annual NWTF Banquet on Saturday, Feb. 24.  Kylie and Justina were the 2017 recipients of the NWTF Scholarship and...
Ashley Nystrom and Aliza Griffis.
Aliza Griffis, a fifth-grader at Springfield Elementary School, is spelling champion at Springfield Public School. She is the daughter of the late Jonathon Griffis, and lives with her aunt, Martha Coffland.    Runner-up was Ashley Nystrom, an eighth-grader, daughter of Anthony Nystrom and Rene Lord...
BPA students, from left: Ross VanDerWal, Justin Haugo, Anna Plotz, Devin Johnson, Shane Hoffmann, Andrew Beckman, Tyson Meidl, Madison Neperman and Madisyn Kuehn.  BPA students unavailable for photo include Sierra Roiger, Anna Reiner, Juliann Reindl and Lindsey Kettner.
On January 19, 12 of the 14 members of the Springfield Chapter of the Business Professionals of America (BPA) attended the regional competition at Minnesota West Technical College in Granite Falls.   Placing in the top 10 were:  Justin Haugo, eighth in Fundamental Accounting and eighth in Banking...

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