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Education Briefs for Dec. 21

Minneota High School sophomores participate in employer panel Life-long learning, being a self-starter, accepting mistakes, mastering the art of communication, taking advantage of career exploration opportunities and keeping both your driving and criminal record clean were the themes shared ...

SMSU Briefs for Dec. 21

SMSU receives ranking as one of best value online schools Southwest Minnesota State University was recently named to the ranking of the best value online schools in Minnesota for 2016. The ranking was created using data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System to narrow ...

Ready to roll

COTTONWOOD — Physical education is an integral part of the overall education of every student. And with phy ed classes getting shorter and shorter — oftentimes even cut from curriculums — it’s becoming even more important that schools provide high-movement opportunities for every ...

Campus notes for Dec. 14

Area students among Minnesota State University, Mankato graduates Minnesota State University, Mankato presented 1,587 degrees during summer/fall commencement exercises Dec. 10 in Taylor Center on the Minnesota State Mankato campus. Undergraduate students receiving recognition will include ...

MMS students learn about the Dakota culture

MARSHALL — Fifth- and sixth-graders at Marshall Middle School recently had the opportunity to learn about the Dakota when several members of the Dakota Wicohan came to the school and gave a presentation, performed a play and demonstrated hoop dances. Dakota Wicohan is a Native nonprofit ...

Education briefs for Dec. 7

Local student takes part in field trip through online school Students from the K-12 online public school MTS Minnesota Connections Academy and their families, including Marshall’s Chance Andrews (7th grade) and his parents, took a field trip to Sea Life Aquarium at the Mall of America. The ...

SMSU Briefs for Dec. 7

Planetarium Christmas shows at SMSU The Southwest Minnesota State University Planetarium Christmas and laser light show will take place on four dates this holiday season. The show is titled “Star of Wonder” and will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, Saturday, Dec. 17, Friday, Dec. 23, and ...

SMSU Briefs for Nov. 30

RHA receives distinction Southwest Minnesota State University’s Residence Hall Association (RHA) was recently honored by the Midwest Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls (MACURH) for the Community Service Program and the Diversity Program of the Month in October ...

Campus Notes for Nov. 30

Local students to perform in Gustavus Adolphus College’s Christmas in Christ Chapel Gustavus Adolphus College will be the host of its annual Christmas in Christ Chapel worship services Dec. 2-4 on its St. Peter. campus. The evening performance on Saturday will be live streamed online for ...

Education Briefs for Nov. 30

HRS announces honor roll Holy Redeemer School has released its first quarter honor roll. Grade 5: Hannah Bauer, Brady Brandl, Colton Appel, Skyla Crowley, Hudson Dieken, Preston Grosklags, Dawson Chappuis, Amelia Clarin, Michael Naber, Elizabeth Coudron, Nathan Panka, Tate Condezo, Noah ...

Lynd School construction project includes new addition

LYND - Construction and remodeling efforts at Lynd School have been productively taking place for the past few weeks, resulting in school-wide excitement.The project is driven by the need for additional space due to increasing enrollment at the school. While a referendum failed a few years ago, ...

Education briefs for Nov. 16

MHS theater department to perform 'Mary Poppins'Marshall High School Tiger Theatre presents "Mary Poppins: The Broadway Musical" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, and Saturday, Nov. 19, and at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, and Sunday, Nov. 20. Performances will take place at the Schwan Center for the ...

Campus notes for Nov. 16

Minnesota West named to Victory Media's 2017 Military Friendly Schools ListMinnesota West Community & Technical College has been designated a 2017 Military Friendly School by Victory Media. Each year, the list of Military Friendly Schools is provided to service members and their ...

Campus notes for Nov. 9

Thielges honored for high academic achievementAlissa Thielges was recently honored for her high academic achievement by the Chi Iota chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society. In a ceremony on Oct. 25, Thielges an English technical communications minor at Minnesota ...

SMSU Briefs for Nov. 9

Zarzana presentations Nov. 16The SMSU Visiting Writers Series will host "A Conversation with James A. Zarzana, author of The Marsco Saga," on Wednesday, Nov. 16, noon at the Marshall-Lyon County Library and at 7 p.m. at Southwest Minnesota State University, Charter Hall 201. Both events are ...

Yellow Medicine Integration Collaborative holds 2nd Annual Business Tour Day

The Yellow Medicine Integration Collaborative, comprised of six area school districts including Canby Public High School, Dawson-Boyd High School, Lakeview Secondary School, Minneota High School, Renville County West, and Yellow Medicine East in partnership with the SW MN Private Industry ...

Rosenstone speaks on ‘demographic tsunami’

MARSHALL - In a presentation on Tuesday at Southwest Minnesota State University, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Chancellor Steven Rosenstone spoke about an impending "demographic tsunami" that is expected to culminate in Minnesota within the next 15 years.That tsunami represents a ...

SMSU briefs for Oct. 26

Jazz Ensemble celebrates 10 years of guest artistsThe Southwest Minnesota State University Jazz Ensemble will celebrate 10 years of its guest artist series with a concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, in the SMSU Fine Arts Theatre.The guest artist will be trumpeter Larry McWilliams, who was ...

Education briefs for Oct. 26

October is National Principal's MonthOctober is National Principals' Month, and we want to take a moment to say thank you to the talented group of principals and administrators that we have the privilege to work with in the Marshall Public School District."I believe the heart of any successful ...

MN Zoo’s Zoomobile pays a visit to MATEC

MARSHALL - Environmental science students at MATEC recently had a visit from the Minnesota Zoo's Zoomobile as part of a grant the school received through the Environmental and Natural Resources Trust Fund.Along with the Zoomobile visit and field trips to the Glynn Prairie located between Amiret ...