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Education Briefs for May 2

SWWC Behavior Services staff attends behavior conference The 2018 Behavior Conference, hosted by SWWC Behavior Services, was a success this year despite spring weather challenges. The conference was held in two locations on two consecutive days. Approximately 200 people attended in Marshall ...

Campus Notes for April 25

Local students studying abroad Three local students are studying abroad during the spring semester 2017 through the Center for Global Education at the College of Saint Benedict, St. Joseph, and Saint John’s University, Collegeville. Brent Andries, son of Joe and Helen Andries of Marshall, ...

Local students excel in creative writing contest

MARSHALL — Seven area students were among the top finishers in the 2018 Creative Writing Contest, which is made possible through a partnership between Southwest West Central Service Cooperative and the Southwest Minnesota State University creative writing department. In its 14th year, the ...

Campus Notes for April 18

Area students earn degree St. Cloud State University graduated more than 1,000 students during fall semester 2017. Commencement ceremonies took place Dec. 15, 2017. Garvin, Alex Barker, bachelor of science, mathematics teaching, summa cum laude Marshall, John Marshall, bachelor of ...

SMSU Briefs for April 18

Culture Shock Event today at SMSU The ninth annual SMSU Culture Shock will be from 6-7:45 p.m. today in the Student Center, upper level. A number of entertaining events highlighting various cultures will be included in the program, which is free and open to the public. The schedule: ...

MHS Knowledge Bowl has another successful season

Submitted photo The Marshall High School Knowledge Bowl team has been growing in recent years — a total of 40 students participated in grade 7-12. Both middle school and senior high teams had positive seasons. The middle school team (7th-9th grade) had 23 members, and four teams qualified ...

Education Briefs for April 11

TLCS releases honor roll True Light Christian School announces its third quarter honor roll: 8th grade: Kaia Christensen, Kaylee Prins, Natasha Ross. 7th grade: Kaden Clark, Shauna Fricke, Jackson Lendt, Justin Sternke, Jettison Wing. 6th grade: Emma Bottelberghe, Coby Brownlee, ...

Sharing their culture

MARSHALL — They came from across the globe to Marshall, Minnesota. And while they’re learning about a different culture, exchange students at Marshall High School said they are enjoying the experience. A group of four exchange students spoke with local residents at the Adult Community ...

SMSU Briefs for April 4

SMO children’s concert features ‘The Musical Forest’ The Southwest Minnesota Orchestra’s annual children’s concert is entitled “The Adventures of Squiggles T. Buglet in The Musical Forest” and will be held twice on Tuesday, April 10. The concert will be shown to third- and ...

Education Briefs for April 4

2018 Avera Marshall Auxiliary scholarships available The Avera Marshall Auxiliary announces three scholarships of $1,000 each. The application forms can be found in area high schools counselors’ office and/or on school websites. These scholarships are for students planning to pursue a ...

SMSU Fine Arts Celebration to run through May 1

There will be something for everyone at the 12th annual Fine Arts Celebration through May 1 at Southwest Minnesota State University. Vocal and instrumental concerts, theater productions, readings, art displays, costume making and more are on the schedule. “This is a way to highlight the ...

SMSU briefs for March 28

SMSU announces recent graduates A total of 310 degrees were awarded to students following the summer and fall session of courses at Southwest Minnesota State University. The students earned their degrees in both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. An undergraduate student who ...

Education Briefs for March 28

Holy Redeemer raises $16,250 in six weeks The year 2018 brought another successful Catholic Schools Raffle at Holy Redeemer School. Teachers, staff and the surrounding community of Marshall united with students and their families to raise a total of $16,250 for the school. Since Jan. 12, ...

‘Using the scientific method’

MARSHALL — Creative projects are currently scattered throughout the science lab at Holy Redeemer School as third-graders showcase their recent hands-on efforts to their peers and community. “Our third-graders made some great looking projects,” HRS music teacher Anna Lenz said. The ...

Campus Notes for March 21

Braithwaite graduates from The College of St. Scholastica Michael Braithwaite of Marshall graduated from The College of St. Scholastica with a master of education. St. Scholastica had its fall 2017 Commencement ceremony Dec. 16 in Reif Gymnasium in the Burns Wellness Commons on campus. The ...

SMSU Briefs for March 21

Anita Gaul presentation March 21 and 27 History Professor Anita Gaul will give a presentation, “The Women of Southwest Minnesota and the Great War,” on March 21 and 27. The Wednesday, March 21, presentation will be at 12:30 p.m. in the William Whipple Gallery in the McFarland Library on ...

SMSU Briefs for March 14

Forensics team members do well at state tournament Southwest Minnesota State University forensics team member Kristen Barnhardt took first in her category to highlight the team’s efforts at the Feb. 16-18 State Forensics Tournament in St. Cloud. Barnhardt won her title in After Dinner ...

Marshall BPA qualifies 20 for national competition

MARSHALL — A record-high number of Marshall High School students received recognition, undoubtedly leaving a positive and inspirational mark at the 2018 Minnesota Business Professional of America (BPA) State Leadership Conference this past weekend in Minneapolis. Of the 42 MHS students ...

GOLD College kickoff scheduled for March 14 at SMSU

The spring session of GOLD College at Southwest Minnesota State University will kick off at 2:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, in Charter Hall 201 on campus. The program will feature SMSU undergraduate students presenting their research projects on a variety of topics. Registration will be ...

Campus Notes for March 7

DSU Concert Choir announces 2018 Spring Tour, which includes Marshall The North Dakota State University Concert Choir and Madrigal Singers present the 2018 Spring Tour concert series in March, featuring choral works that include music by composers Kuhnau, Bach, Mendelssohn, Fissinger, Faure, ...