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Luke Roiger takes aim during the State FFA Trap Shoot. Tiger team members are Anna Plotz, Cole Christensen, Andy Baumann and Tim Rogotzke.
Springfield FFA participated in the State Trap Shoot at Marshall recently.  The Tigers’ young team did good shooting, finishing in the top 10 — tying with Eden Valley – Watkins for eighth place with a score of 162, and then falling to ninth place with the tie breaker fifth-shot.  Sixty-five teams...
Students of Springfield Elementary School raised $18,790.03 in the eleventh annual Tiger Trek sponsored by PAWS (People Aligned With Schools).
Students of Springfield Elementary School raised $18,790.03 in the eleventh annual Tiger Trek sponsored by PAWS (People Aligned With Schools).  In recent years, PAWS established a goal for the fundraising, each year raising the bar a bit, but this year no goal was set and students were asked to...
The 2016-’17 academic year is off to a good start at Springfield Public Schools, administrators reported to the Board of Education during their regular monthly meeting the evening of September 12. See issue for full story.
Springfield High School musicians and chaperones departed Springfield at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, June 19, in Reading Bus Line motor coaches and drove through the night, making brief comfort stops and for breakfast,  arriving in Colorado Springs at 9:00 Monday morning. They arrived home in Springfield at...
Kindergarteners celebrate last day of school with graduation. Brooklyn Anderson is pictured as she received her diploma from Elementary Principal Jeff Kuehn.
Kindergarteners celebrate last day of school with graduation Kindergarteners at Springfield Public School celebrated graduation on Monday, May 16.  Forty-four boys and girls, in classes taught by Julie Hoek, Brianna Jensen and Whitney Sperry, entertained parents, grandparents, uncles, aunts,...
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...

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