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Fillmore Central triple "A" award winners


Fri, Jan 22nd, 2010
Posted in Education

Tricia Harstad and Nathan Hanson have been selected to represent Fillmore Central High School in the Triple "A" (Academics, Arts, and Athletics) Award program sponsored by the Minnesota State High School League.

Established in 1988, the Triple "A" Award goes to high school seniors who have a "B" or better grade point average and who participate in League-sponsored athletic and fine arts activities.

Tricia is the daughter of Jim and Polly Harstad. She is a member of Fillmore Central's National Honor Society and Scholar Club. Tricia's athletic activities include volleyball, basketball and golf. She has been captain of all of these squads. She has also been an academic all-conference selection in all 3 sports and band and choir.

Tricia's fine arts activities include band, where she has participated in both large and small group contests, receiving superior ratings, and choir, including tapestry and large and small group contests, receiving superior ratings.

Tricia has also been active in flag corps for marching band, radio show, TNT, SADD and student council. Tricia was one of the captains of the volleyball team which raised over $11,000 this year in the fight against breast cancer.

Outside of school Tricia is involved in her church youth group (president), making blankets for the Ronald McDonald House and has traveled to New Orleans to help Hurricane Katrina victims.

Nathan is the son of Allen and Sandy Hanson. He is also a member of the National Honor Society. His athletic activities include football, basketball and golf. He is a captain of the golf team and has been academic all-conference in sports and music.

Nathan's fine arts activities include band, where he has participated in solos and ensembles and received superior ratings as well as a best-in-site award and choir where he participated in an ensemble. He has also been a member and president of the one-act plays and performed in musicals and all-school plays. Nathan often has had the lead role in those plays and musicals. Nathan has also been a member of the speech team and works on the radio show.

Nathan was also elected president of the senior class this year. He has used his musical talent by playing the saxophone and singing in churches, nursing homes and retirement homes.

Tricia and Nathan will now be eligible for sub-section, section and state awards.

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Lentz remains chair of Kingsland school board

Fri, Jan 22nd, 2010
Posted in Education

After two meetings that had tie votes for a board chairman, the Kingsland School Board elected the current chair, Mitch Lentz, as chairman. In the past two unsuccessful attempts the vote was three votes for Mitch Lentz and three votes for Mike Zimme ..... 
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Discussing Superintendent's role

Fri, Jan 15th, 2010
Posted in Education

The Kingsland Board of Education met in special session on Wednesday night and attempted to elect a board chair for 2010. Two people were nominated for the position:

The current board chair, Mitch Lentz, was nominated by Deb Dahl and seconde ..... 
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Early Childhood Initiative

Fri, Jan 15th, 2010
Posted in Education

The Fillmore County Early Childhood Initiative (ECI) is a county wide coalition of community members who are concerned and involved in the early childhood experience for our children. The mission for our ECI is to "support families while building a ..... 
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Fillmore Central's District Science Fair

Fri, Jan 15th, 2010
Posted in Education

The Fillmore Central District Science Fair was held on Tuesday, January 12th. The students presented their final projects to an array of local judges. This process started back in September where the students wrote down three topics they were interes ..... 
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Fillmore Central Knowledge Bowl Team

Fri, Jan 15th, 2010
Posted in Education

In case you hadn't heard, the knowledge bowl teams did a fabulous job last Wednesday. We should all be extremely proud of how well our students represented Fillmore Central.

First of all, congratulations to the 9 th grade knowledge bowl team ..... 
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Kingsland School Board faced with some challenging decisions

Fri, Jan 8th, 2010
Posted in Education

The agenda for the meeting of the Kingsland School Board was short to begin with, and as it ended up, the board didn't get through item 1.

The first item on the agenda was the Election of Board Officers. The current Board Chair, Mitch Lenz, ..... 
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Chatfield School Board endorses transfer of Potter Auditorium over to EDA

Thu, Dec 31st, 2009
Posted in Education

The Chatfield School Board held its regular monthly meeting on December 21st, 2009. All of the board members and approximately fifteen community members were present. Holiday refreshments were served to those present to accompany the "Truth in Taxat ..... 
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R-P races to the top

Thu, Dec 24th, 2009
Posted in Education

Both the board and the administration were in a light-hearted, jolly mood at the Monday, December 21 meeting. No doubt it had just as much to do with the rapid forward paces the district has been making as it does the holiday season. The short meeti ..... 
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