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home : spring valley tribune : school news April 16, 2014 

Kingsland graduate recognized among 'rising alumni' at U of M
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David Parker, research director for ServeMinnesota, is one of 23 emerging rising leaders from the University of Minnesota's College of Education & Human Development (CEHD) recognized in a new web profile series who have achieved early distinction in their careers, demonstrated emerging leadership, or shown exceptional volunteer service in their communities.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Mock car crash set at Kingsland
The Spring Valley - Wykoff FFA of Kingsland High school will be doing a mock car crash today (Wednesday) at 8:30 a.m.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Reading, in many forms, takes shape at Kingsland
"In just a week our students in preschool through third grade read a total of 73,147 pages!" exclaimed Kingsland's literacy tutor Morgan Zimmer, recounting the events of the past week, March 2 through 7, as Kingsland Elementary marked Read Across America.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
FFA chapter advances several to state competition
Many teams from the Spring Valley - Wykoff FFA chapter are advancing to state competition in April.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Kingsland musicians are 'superior'
Thirteen Kingsland fifth to eighth graders participated in a middle level solo/ensemble festival March 1 at Brownsdale Elementary School.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Kingsland gets grant for ag class that meets chemistry standards
Kingsland received a grant for $18,551 from the Minnesota Agriculture Education Leadership Council (MAELC) to start a food science class for juniors and seniors.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Peace poster contest winners named
Winners of the annual Lions International Peace Posters Contest were recently announced for the 5M1 Lions Club District during a luncheon held at the Clarion Inn in Rochester on Dec. 15.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Local Teens for Christ raise funds for summer trip
On Feb. 16 St. John Lutheran Teens For Christ (TFC) raised $1,700 at a spaghetti dinner and silent auction for a trip next summer to the Creation Museum in Petersburg, Ky.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Fillmore County 4-H Horse Project participants elect officers, receive awards
The Fillmore County 4-H Horse Project started off the new 4-H year by electing new officers on Nov. 4.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
St. Johns names second quarter honor roll
Several students from St. Johns Lutheran School in Wykoff have earned honor roll recognition for their efforts throughout the second quarter of the school year.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Students take art outdoors, even in winter
"I have a son who is an art student in college, and it's given me an appreciation for things he's learned and done. Also, art and music are the first things to go when there are budgetary problems, and I like to come up here, I like working with the kids, volunteering," said Cleveland, a resident of Spring Valley. "Now that I don't get paid to work, I do what work I like."
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
FFA members celebrating this week
The Minnesota FFA Association is celebrating National FFA Week this week. With over 10,000 members in Minnesota and nearly 600,000 across the country, FFA is the largest student organization in the United States.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Middle school has interventionist to help students in reading, math
"I'm mainly a reading and math interventionist," said Kingsland Middle School's Weinmann, "so the staff is helping me out, getting materials, freshening me up on that. I'm working with fourth through sixth graders, and it's tentative, based on the needs of the students. For now, I'm going into mainstream classrooms, and if I see a student who needs one-to-one help, I help, or they come in here in groups of eight or so and work together with me."
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
New drama club creates a close-knit group at Kingsland
With 20 members, the Kingsland Drama Club, which was formed in September, has not only bolstered theater in the school, it has also created a close-knit community of students.
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Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Haley Colton named Kiwanis Student of Month
The Spring Valley Kiwanis Club has chosen Haley Colton, daughter of Dennis and Kelly Colton of Spring Valley, as its February Kiwanis Student of the Month.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Contest deadline nears for co-op's free youth trip to Washington
Area junior and senior high school students have until Feb. 21 to take part in a contest to win an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C., to attend the 2014 Rural Electric Youth Tour on June 13 to 19, courtesy of Tri-County Electric Cooperative (TEC).
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Kingsland releases first semester honor rolls
Kingsland High School administrators have announced the honor rolls for the first semester.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Kingsland students advance to the Regional Spelling Bee
Kingsland Public Schools held their annual District Spelling Bee on Thursday, Jan. 30, at the middle school in Wykoff. Participants included 20 students in grades five through eight.
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
St. John's student wins a chance for college scholarship
Reece Eickhoff, an eighth grade student at St. John Lutheran School in Wykoff, won the school-level competition of the National Geographic Bee and a chance at a $50,000 college scholarship. Ian Meisner took second place and Daniel Hayes-Hall took third place in the competition. The students answered questions on geography at the school-level Bee. This level was the first round in the 26th annual National Geographic Bee.
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Kingsland students win Triple 'A' Award
Melinda Woods and Jordan Meskill, Kingsland High School seniors, have been selected to represent Kingsland in the Academics, Arts, and Athletics Award program, activities director Tom Speltz announced last week.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Kingsland students create in 3-D
Jesse Grant's almost finished his starship, and Clayton Friemuth's swimming pool is a real gem.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014


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