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Education Briefs for May 15

True Light’s spring musical Thursday-Friday True Light Christian School's spring musical “Go, Go Jonah!” will be at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday in the new worship center on the Grace Life campus at 601 E. College Drive. Through the experiences of Jonah, children in grades K-6 learn the ...

Campus Notes for May 15

Area student receives NDSU scholarship Damion Caron, son of Dion and Esther Caron, Marshall, received the Freshman Academic Scholarship in the amount of $2,000 at North Dakota State University. The scholarship recognizes high academic achievement. Caron will enter NDSU in the fall and ...

Campus Notes for May 8

Zeug initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi The following local resident was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Bethany Zeug of Marshall was initiated at South Dakota State ...

High school girls oratory competition accepting applications

Fifty high school girls will be selected to compete in a juried Minnesota oratory competition. The speech topic is “A Republic if you can keep it” Rising to Benjamin Franklin’s Challenge. Applications are being accepted now. The event is held on Oct. 26 at the Minnesota State Capitol. A ...

Education Briefs for May 1

Local driver’s ed teachers attend state conference The Minnesota Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association had its 52nd annual conference April 5 and 6 at Cragun’s Resort in Brainerd. Pat Irsfeld, Cheryl Henn, Leann Carmany and Melissa Schulte, teachers from the driver education ...

Campus Notes for May 1

Area students selected to University of Minnesota Twin Cities dean’s list The following students have been named to the 2018 fall semester dean’s list at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, the university announced this week. To qualify for the dean’s list, a student must ...

Area students compete in Math Masters challenge

MARSHALL — It’s all a matter of numbers. Representing 15 schools from around the area, 40 teams, comprised of 20 fifth-graders and 21 sixth-graders, competed individually and as teams on eight sets of mathematical problems in the competition. Two hundred and five students from southwest ...

Education Briefs for April 24

Scholarship offered to veteran daughter or granddaughter The American Legion Auxiliary is offering a scholarship in the amount of $500 to a senior daughter or granddaughter of a veteran (living or deceased). Application forms can be obtained from Marshall High School student services. The ...

SMSU Briefs for April 24

‘What is Art?' program Thursday Southwest Minnesota State University will host a Philosophy Speaker Series titled, “What is Art?” from 4-6 p.m. Thursday in the Whipple Gallery on campus. The event explores a number of themes this year. Student projects will explore the concept of ...

SMSU Briefs for April 17

SMSU Chorale to perform April 23 The Southwest Minnesota State University Chorale, under the direction of Dr. Stephen Kingsbury, will perform “Masterworks Concert,” on Tuesday, April 23 starting at 7:30 p.m. at the First Lutheran Church located at 100 Church St. in Marshall. The concert ...

Education Briefs for April 10

Scholarships available for students pursuing healthcare degrees The Avera Marshall Auxiliary announces five $1,000 scholarships. The application can be found in the school counselor’s offices and on school websites. These scholarships are for students planning to pursue a career in a ...

SMSU Briefs for April 3

29th annual International Food Festival April 13 The Southwest Minnesota State University International Student Organization will host the 29th annual International Food Festival on Saturday, April 13 from 5-8 p.m. in the SMSU Student Center, Upper Level. A total of 250 tickets will be ...

Education Briefs

Area students attend College Experience Day On March 21, the Yellow Medicine Integration Collaborative (YMIC), (Canby Public High School, Dawson-Boyd High School, Lakeview Secondary School, Minneota High School, Renville County West High School, and Yellow Medicine East High Schools), in ...

Campus Notes for April 3

Minnesota West Health Information Technology associate degree program receives Initial Accreditation from the CAHIIM Minnesota West Community & Technical College announces that the Health Information Technology/Management associate degree program has been awarded Initial Accreditation. ...

Campus Notes

Hall named to fall dean’s listat Northwest Technical Amanda Hall from Granite Falls earned dean’s list honors from Northwest Technical College in Bemidji at the conclusion of the fall 2018 semester. To be eligible for the dean’s list, NTC students must be enrolled for at least 12 ...

Rotary Club essay winners announced

MARSHALL — Marshall Noon Rotary member Dallas Dammen stood in front of several classes of sixth-graders sitting in the front rows inside the Marshall Middle School theater Monday afternoon. “Is it the truth?” he asked the students. “Is it fair to all concerned?” “Will it build ...

A rewarding time in the nation’s capital

SLAYTON — Mary Beech has spent nearly 20 years as a licensed school counselor and said she loves what she does. For the past 15 years, Beech has served the high school students at Murray County Central. Along with the academic, career and personal counseling services, Beech is also the ...

Education Briefs for March 20

Holy Redeemer School raises $20,680 in six weeks 2019 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 an outstanding total of $20,680 for the school. Since ...

Campus Notes for March 20

Area students named to CSB dean’s list Three area students have been named to the dean’s list for the 2018 fall semester at the College of Saint Benedict. • McKeigh Bossuyt, daughter of Kenny and Alison Bossuyt of Marshall. Bossuyt is a senior nursing major at CSB. • Sophia ...

Campus Notes for March 13

Plumbing Technology program to be offered on the Minnesota West Pipestone Campus Minnesota West Community & Technical College will offer the Plumbing Technology Program on the Pipestone campus, fall semester of 2019. Program options for plumbing will include a 45 credit diploma program ...