School News

River Valley speech team are Subsection Champions
  The River Valley speech team competed at the Subsection speech tournament on Friday, April 1, at Montevideo High School.  The team earned 128 team points and received recognition as Subsection Champion.  Second place was awarded to Montevideo High School and third place to Redwood Valley who...
Springfield Elementary Principal Jeff Kuehn and Minnesota Commissioner of Education Dr. Brenda Cassellius watch as students perform in song.
Minnesota Department of Education Commissioner Dr. Brenda Cassellius, visited Springfield Elementary School on March 22 on her statewide tour of all schools that have received Reward School designation either four or five times. The visit lasted a little over an hour and the purpose was for...
The Music Department at Springfield Public Schools will present their Music Inspires Middle School Concert next Tuesday, March 22, beginning at 7:00 p.m.  This concert will feature the Sixth-Grade Choir, Junior High Choir, Sixth-Grade Band and the Junior High Band.   The choirs will perform music...
Joe Pieschel ExCEL nominee and Callie Wersal ExCel award winner
  Callie Wersal earned the 2016 Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership (ExCEL) Award from the Minnesota State High School League. Callie was one of the thirty-six recipients of the 2016 ExCel Award and will be recognized during the winter tournaments.  This is the 21st year that the...
Winter storms test technology, ‘flexible learning days’ at school
Two blizzards within the past week caused the closing of schools in Springfield and southwestern Minnesota, canceling activities, causing problems for motorists, and giving highway and street maintenance crews a workout.     Springfield Public Schools made best use of electronic technology and...
Pictured, front, from left: Rachel Ahlness, Melonie Heiling, Dana Larson, Mary Hesse, Deb Feser, Dawn Hagert, Cathy Burden and Christa Peterson. Back: Suzanne Silva, Trisha Lewis, Alyssa Sorenson, Krystal Plaster, Holly Jaeger, Elaine Weber (Foster Grandparent Program), Mariah Calverley, Sharon Ferdinandt, Pat Dauer, Samantha Shoen, Melanie Danielson and Barb Jones.  Paraprofessional Randee Krueger was not available for the picture.
Paraprofessionals in Minnesota schools are recognized for their work annually in January.  Paraprofessionals at Springfield Public School were celebrated on Wednesday, January 27, with the celebration centered on the theme “Queen for a Day.” The professionals were treated to a special meal, and...
The fifth-grade at Springfield Public School, in classes taught by Troy Hoyt and Ashley Quien, collected nickles, dimes, quarters and dollars totaling $191 during the holidays that they contributed to Coats for Kids. The money provides new winter coats to children in need in the Springfield area. ...
Heart of the Tiger Award Winners — front, from left: Diedrick Sorenson (3), Taya Beyer (2), Erik Davis (1), and Olivia Sprenger (K).   Back: Cole Hayden (6), Madison Wester (5), and Kiera Lafferty (4). A video of students proclaiming, “Thank You, Springfield,” over and over again, played on the big...
National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day on the third Friday in December is a day of light-hearted fun, so students and staff at Springfield High School decided to join in the fun by wearing their holiday sweaters on Friday, December 18. There were sweaters of all colors and holiday designs, but not all...
The agricultural education program at Springfield High School is one of only six agricultural education programs nationwide that received the National Association of Agricultural Educators Outstanding Middle/Secondary Agricultural Education Program Award, given at the NAAE annual convention in New...

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