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May 20, 2016
Tom Brenny, a kindergarten teacher at Pinecrest Elementary School, is this year’s Teacher of the Year in Hastings. (Star Gazette photo by Katrina Styx)
Tom Brenny is Hastings’ Teacher of the Year
May 20, 2016 - 11:29am
May 16, 2016
St. John the Baptist School students who competed in the regional contest last week are pictured here. In the front row are Wyatt Matz, Brooke Kuhn, Clara Wilson, Mary Strommen and Scott Thorkildson. In the second row are Billy Wilson, Jacob Wagner, Mandy Bauer, Chloe Hanson and Aaron Kirby. In the back are Elisa Kurzawski, Jack Sieben, A.J. Werner, Tyler Kuhn, Abby Strommen, Allison Wentzler and David Petitsch. (Submitted photo)
17 St. John’s students compete in regional science fair
May 16, 2016 - 9:31am
April 28, 2016
The Jazz Ensemble I is pictured here. The group took second place at a major competition recently. (Submitted photo)
HHS Jazz Ensemble I takes second at Eau Claire Jazz Festival April 23
April 28, 2016 - 8:47am
April 19, 2016
Empty Bowls fundraiser is April 21 at HHS
April 19, 2016 - 3:06pm
April 14, 2016
Students at the respect retreat learned to cooperate and support each other in a massive group exercise. (Submitted photo)
Learning to respect self and others
April 14, 2016 - 8:00am
April 8, 2016
Makenna Erickson, a first-grader, demonstrates one of the scoop seats many students like to use. (Star Gazette photo by Katrina Styx)
Goodbye, desks! Hastings classrooms add ‘flexible learning spaces’
April 8, 2016 - 3:26pm
March 28, 2016
Spelling bee contestants pictured in the front row, from left, are Ethan Greene, Maddie Moore, Alex Talley, Andy O’Brien, Luke Harris and Christian Strommen. In the back are Margot Agin, Tristan Miller, Maggie Siebenaler, Joe Notch, Ryan Sellars and Monica Calkins. (Star Gazette photo by Jane Lightbourn)
SEAS School holds spelling competition
March 28, 2016 - 8:57am
St. John the Baptist preschool student Bronson Brockman, front, is presented with a Kindle e-reader as part of the Catholic United Financial fundraiser. With him are school principal Sister Tresa Margret, Stephanie Gruner of Catholic Financial, and the Rev. Cole Kracke, church pastor. (Submitted photo)
St. John the Baptist School raises $12,530
March 28, 2016 - 8:54am
March 25, 2016
This year, students in second through fourth grade are learning the basics of programs like Google Apps, which they’ll be able to use for school projects all the way through high school. (Star Gazette photo by Katrina Styx)
Education upgraded: Elementary schools integrate technology to improve classroom learning
March 25, 2016 - 9:11am
March 2, 2016
Hastings High School far exceeds Minnesota's average graduation rate
March 2, 2016 - 10:21am
February 19, 2016
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton (SEAS) School teacher Kathleen Gleich, center, was honored as the “Heart of the School” last week. Others pictured are, left to right, Barb Laumeyer, SEAS preschool director;  Rita Humbert, former SEAS School principal; Peter Gleich (husband);  Mary Gleich (daughter), the Rev. T.J. McKenzie; and SEAS Principal Tim Sullivan. (Star Gazette photo by Jane Lightbourn)
Long-time SEAS teacher Kathleen Gleich is honored
February 19, 2016 - 4:44pm
February 17, 2016
Senior members of Riverside Company are pictured with the grand champion trophy after their most recent competition. Photos courtesy of Beck Photography
Show choirs give trio of top scores
February 17, 2016 - 1:26pm
February 14, 2016
St. Philip’s Early Learning Center collects coins for Bella
February 14, 2016 - 7:00am
February 12, 2016
Charlie Johnson reads from his book, “Emmy and the Rude Rooster” to a group of children and families. (Submitted photo)
Hastings author Charlie Johnson plans Feb. 26 visit
February 12, 2016 - 3:14pm
Kennedy Elementary School uses ‘What If’ grant to continue to promote learning
February 12, 2016 - 9:54am