Laura Vatland may be new to the public education realm, but in reality, she has been "teaching" for many years.
Mediacom Communications is offering $55,000 in scholarship support for high-school seniors who plan to obtain further education.
Northeast Iowa and southeast Minnesota high school students and their parents will have an opportunity to talk with representatives of more than 60 higher education institutions on Monday, Sept. 14, at Luther College in Decorah.
Ethan Lapham might be new to teaching, but he has much excitement for his field. Lapham is the new ag teacher at Fillmore Central High School this year.
Special education teacher Amanda Thomas had a knack for working with kids who needed special attention in school. She grew up in the Fillmore Central School system and now has become one of the five new teachers being employed at her alma mater for the upcoming school year.
The Minnesota Music Educator's Association (MMEA) recently selected performing ensembles to represent the best in K-12 music performance. These groups will be featured at the MMEA Mid-Winter Clinic, held Feb. 11 to 13, at the Minneapolis Convention Center.
A mini-grant program has been continued for the 19th straight year by F & M Community Bank in Preston, First State Bank of Fountain and First Southeast Bank in Harmony for the Fillmore Central School District.
Students who love to tinker, get their hands dirty or do something creative may find that shop class is the most enjoyable part of the day. They are not the only ones who love the opportunity to work with their hands in a creative environment – their teacher may share the same loves.
Fillmore Central High School has released the names of students earning a place on the fourth quarter and second semester honor rolls for the 2014-2015 school year. The students are listed below by class.
The Conservation Corps of Minnesota and Iowa have placed Lindsey Weiss of Harmony as an apprentice at the Fillmore Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) office. Apprentices will spend their summer working alongside natural resource professionals to learn hands-on skills in managing soil and water resources.
Tina Barness of Ossian was recently named Minnesota Elementary School Counselor of the Year by the Minnesota School Counselor’s Association (MSCA). Barness is the daughter of the Rev. Wayne and Irmgard Ellingson; granddaughter of Thelma Ellingson of Decorah and Minna Hein of Mabel.
Over $40,000 in local scholarships were awarded to the graduating seniors of Fillmore Central during a special awards ceremony on Tuesday, May 19, at the high school.
With summer just around the corner it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Fillmore Central Schools will be providing free meals for children this summer!