School News

Back to school time
Students in Springfield schools will go back to class on Monday, August 24.   Some boys and girls are feeling excited and maybe a little sad that summer vacation is over. Some kids feel nervous or a bit scared on the first day of school because there’s a lot of “new” in the new school year — new...
Kindergarten campers
Boys and girls who will be kindergarten students at Springfield Public Elementary School for the 2015-‘16 academic year had the opportunity to get acquainted with teachers, classmates and curriculum during Kindergarten Camp during four half-day sessions, 8:00 to noon, August 3-6.  Carried out with...
The Springfield Education Foundation invites participation in its second annual Tiger Pride Golf Scramble Friday, July 17, at the Springfield Golf Course. The Springfield Education Foundation is a newly formed 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to support the mission of Springfield Public...
Cody Schwartz  A sophomore at South Dakota State University, Brookings, is participating in Prairie Repertory Theatre this summer.
Cody Schwartz became intrigued in theatre as a fourth-grader, and participates in drama and speech whenever possible.   A sophomore at South Dakota State University, Brookings, Cody is participating in Prairie Repertory Theatre this summer.  The Prairie Repertory Theatre at SDSU puts on a number of...
Class of 2027~graduates from kindergarten
Children in kindergarten classes taught by Julie Hoek and Briana Jensen at Springfield Public School received their diplomas during a program in the auditorium Monday afternoon.
The top three scholars of Springfield High School Class of 2015 — Valedictorian Molly Dunn, Salutatorian Amy Davis, and Katie Rosenstengel.
Springfield High School will conduct its 2015   Commencement Friday evening, May 15. Fifty-nine students — 35 young women and 24 young men — will walk through the school corridors one last time as students and march into the gymnasium to the music of the traditional Pomp and Circumstance to receive...
The Annual Speech and Drama Awards Program will be held on Monday evening, May 11, at 8:00 o’clock in the performing arts auditorium at Springfield Public School and will recognize all students who participated in River Valley (Springfield / Sleepy Eye Public) speech, the fall play, one act play,...
Springfield High School celebrated 2015 Prom Saturday night beginning with a banquet at the Springfield Area Community Center.    Pictured at the banquet, from left: Courtney Place, Jena Roiger, Michael O’Callaghan, Aaron Beussman, Callie Wersal, Amber Fenger, Tristan Johnson and Tyler Vogel.
Prom is the highlight of school year! Want more photos - Click on our  Image Galleries tab. Springfield High School celebrated 2015 Prom Saturday night beginning with a banquet at the Springfield Area Community Center.    The grand march and dance were held  in the high school gymnasium. The prom...
Wells Fargo, the premier corporate sponsor of the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL), announced that Molly Dunn of the River Valley Speech Team, Springfield,  received the Wells Fargo Spotlight on the Arts Award of Excellence at the 2015 Class A state high school speech tournament.  The...
The River Valley speech team earned Section Championship honors at Saturday’s Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) Section 3A tournament at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall.   River Valley was champion with 54 team points, with Luverne and Adrian coming in second and third...

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