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Minnesota final spelling bee


Fri, Feb 14th, 2014
Posted in All Education

Two Regional Spelling Bees were held on Tuesday, February 11 at the Southeast Service Cooperative in Rochester, Minn. Seventy-eight (78) students participated in the two Regional Spelling Bees. Students from 38 districts throughout southeast Minnesota advanced to compete in the Regional competitions coordinated by the Southeast Service Cooperative.

The top 12 spellers (six from each Spelling Bee) now advance to the Final Spelling Bee on Tuesday, February 25, at 9 a.m. at the Southeast Service Cooperative. The Grand Champion of the final will advance to the annual Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C. on May 25-31, 2014.

Students advancing to the Southeast Minnesota Final Spelling Bee are:

Regional Spelling Bee

at 9 a.m.

1st place: Shane DeSilva, Pacelli Catholic Schools, 8th grade

2nd place: Shenali DeSilva, Pacelli Catholic Schools, 6th grade

3rd place: Christine Farnberg, Rochester Catholic Schools, 7th grade

4th place: Miranda Cox, Mabel-Canton Public Schools, 8th grade

5th place: Eleanor Hinchcliff, Austin Public Schools, 7th grade

6th place: Alexandra Lubahn, Grand Meadow Public Schools, 8th grade

Alternate 1: Renee Lechner, Kingsland Public Schools, 7th grade

Alternate 2: Rowan Kraft, Albert Lea Public Schools, 7th grade

Regional Spelling Bee

at 1 p.m.

1st place: Olivia Sailer, Wabasha-Kellogg Public Schools, 8th grade

2nd place: Bejamin Lee Su, Byron Public Schools, 6th grade

3rd place: Spencer Lavelle, Wabasha-Kellogg Public Schools, 8th grade

4th place: Noah Mitchell, Rochester Public Schools, 6th grade

5th place: Hannah Pahs, Northfield Public Schools, 8th grade

6th place: Emily Jacob, Plainview-Elgin-Millville Public Schools, 8th grade

Alternate 1: Mikayla Vande Zande, Fillmore Central Public Schools, 8th grade

Alternate 2: Abi Thomann, Plainview-Elgin-Millville Public Schools, 8th grade

66th Annual Dorian Band Festival takes place March 2-3, 2014

Thu, Feb 13th, 2014
Posted in All Education

Approximately 625 musicians are chosen to participate in the Dorian Band Festival. Students are placed in of three festival bands: two Festival Massed Bands and the select Festival Symphonic Band. The Symphonic Band consists of the 70-80 students wh ..... 
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Winslow finishes in top four of National Discussion Meet competition

Thu, Feb 13th, 2014
Posted in Fountain Education

Katie Winslow of Fountain in Fillmore County finished in the top four of the National Collegiate Discussion Meet competition today at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) Conference in Virginia Beach, Va. Sh ..... 
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Rushford-Peterson One-Act Play state bound again

By Kirsten Zoellner

Fri, Feb 7th, 2014
Posted in Peterson Education

Picture this: An egotistical high school drama director forces his students to do a cutting from the play “Equus”, the 1973 play by Peter Shaffer, for the Minnesota State High School League competition. Rebellious at this insistence, the student ..... 
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Rushford-Peterson One-Act Play state bound again

By Kirsten Zoellner

Fri, Feb 7th, 2014
Posted in Rushford Village Education

Picture this: An egotistical high school drama director forces his students to do a cutting from the play “Equus”, the 1973 play by Peter Shaffer, for the Minnesota State High School League competition. Rebellious at this insistence, the student ..... 
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Rushford-Peterson One-Act Play state bound again

By Kirsten Zoellner

Fri, Feb 7th, 2014
Posted in Rushford Education

Picture this: An egotistical high school drama director forces his students to do a cutting from the play “Equus”, the 1973 play by Peter Shaffer, for the Minnesota State High School League competition. Rebellious at this insistence, the student ..... 
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Houston School Board approves MSHSL grant submission

By Angie Rodenburg

Fri, Feb 7th, 2014
Posted in All Education

The Houston School Board held a meeting on February 3. At the meeting the board approved board committee assignments and approved sending requests for auditing services proposals to four different firms. Casey Indra, Houston’s athletic director ..... 
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College News 2.3.14

Fri, Jan 31st, 2014
Posted in All Education

Dean’s List/Honors •Gustavus Adolphus College: Nathaniel Chase of Chatfield, Bailey Hilgren of Chatfield and Carl Schiltz of Rushford. •University of Wisconsin - La Crosse: Sarah Costello of Chatfield, Athletic Training Major; Jamie Mathison ..... 
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Kingsland discusses impact of snow days

Fri, Jan 31st, 2014
Posted in Wykoff Education

The Kingsland School Board met on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in the Kingsland Conference Room. All members were present with the exception of Steve Tart. Superintendant John McDonald was also present. Following the Pledge of Allegi ..... 
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