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St. Johns Lutheran School Wykoff - Spelling Bee Champions Southeast Minnesota Lutheran Schools - Region 3 Spelling Bee

Fri, May 9th, 2014
Posted in Wykoff Social Scenes

Front Row: Mrs. Soltau, Andrew Imm, Nicole Schultz, Megan Schultz, Eliza Kiese, Sydney Eickhoff, Isabel Snyder, Mr. Peterman. Back Row: Ethan Imm, Joshua Burmeister, Bradly Snyder, Duncan McDonald, Reece Eickhoff, Raegan Eickhoff, Kileigh Howard. Photo submitted

Samples of 7/8th grade challenge words: anachronism, hippophile, onomatopoeia, philately, assiduously, oligarchy

Teams which took part in this year’s spelling bee were Rochester Central Lutheran School, Immanuel-Plainview, St. Martins-Winona, Immanuel Silo-Lewiston, and St. Johns-Wykoff. St. John’s team consisted of the following students:

•Grades 3-4: Andrew Imm, Eliza Kiese, Nicole Schultz, and Isabel Snyder

•Grades 5-6: Joshua Burmeister, Ethan Imm, Raegan Eickhoff, and Kileigh Howard; Bradly Snyder – alternate

•Grades 7-8: Sydney Eickhoff, Megan Schultz, Reece Eickhoff, and Duncan McDonald; Daniel Hayes-Hall – alternate

Our St. Johns Eagles did very well at the contest. We took a number of individual trophies which included the following:

•Isabel Snyder – 1st Place for grades 3-4

•Joshua Burmeister – 1st Place for grades 5-6

•Megan Schultz – 2nd Place for grades 7-8

•Nicole Schultz – 3rd Place for grades 3-4

•Duncan McDonald – 3rd Place for grades 7-8

Team awards went to Winona – 3rd Place, Silo – 2nd Place, and St. Johns, Wykoff – 1st Place. We commend the Eagles for the exemplary job of using their God-given spelling abilities. Congratulations!

This is the 4th year of taking 1st place at the spelling bee, with wins in 2010, 2012, 2013, and now in 2014.

Performance season opens on Dreamacres Farm

Fri, May 9th, 2014
Posted in Wykoff Arts & Culture

The Dreamery Rural Arts Initiative opens its season on DreamAcres Farm (outside Wykoff, Minn.) with Bluegrass music by Duluth’s own Riverside Bog Stompers on May 16 at 8pm in the farm’s barn. The event is pay-what-you-can, and follows wood-fired ..... 
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Kingsland board approves formation of Facilities Task Force

Fri, Apr 25th, 2014
Posted in Wykoff Education

The Kingsland school board met on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 in the district conference room. All school board members were present as well as Superintendent McDonald. Consent agenda items approved included the board agenda, April 2014 bills, polic ..... 
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Pamela Sue Burns

Fri, Apr 18th, 2014
Posted in Wykoff Obituaries

Pamela Sue Burns Miller, 65, of rural Wykoff, Minn., died April 11, 2014 at her home unexpectedly of natural causes. Pamela was born March 29, 1949 in Bloomington, Ill. Pamela worked as a home health care aid for many years. Pamela enjoyed c ..... 
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St. Johns Lutheran Preschool

Fri, Apr 4th, 2014
Posted in Wykoff Education

St. Johns Lutheran Preschool is owned and operated by St. John Lutheran Church of Wykoff, Minn., under the supervision of the congregation’s Board of Education. St. Johns Lutheran Preschool was established to assist and support Christian parents in ..... 
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Information and opinions given at Kingsland community meeting

Fri, Mar 28th, 2014
Posted in Wykoff Education

The community meeting and facilities discussion held at the Kingsland High School Cafeteria on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 was well attended with school board members, administration, Kingsland staff and residents reviewing a large amount of information ..... 
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Kingsland School District explores idea of additional bus route

Fri, Mar 21st, 2014
Posted in Wykoff Education

The Kingsland School Board met on March 17, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. for its regular monthly meeting. All school board members were present. Consent agenda items approved included the board agenda, minute review of the February 19, 2014 meeting, March 2 ..... 
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Betty Timm

Tue, Mar 11th, 2014
Posted in Wykoff Obituaries

Betty Timm, 90, of Wykoff, Minn., passed away peacefully Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Spring Valley Senior Center. She was born Aug. 7, 1923, in Forestville, Minn., to Lulu (Jeffers) and Charles Schwartz. She lived most of her life in the rural W ..... 
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Stephen Leo Glady

Tue, Mar 4th, 2014
Posted in Wykoff Obituaries

Stephen Leo Glady, age 69, of rural Wykoff, Minn., died Sunday evening, March 2, 2014, at the Spring Valley Care Center. Stephen was born January 17, 1945, in Wykoff the son of Leo and Esther (Mensink) Glady at his great-aunt’s, Mrs. Anna Shep ..... 
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