Education

The Delano Elementary School will host a Kindergarten RoundUp on Thursday, March 14 (for families with last names beginning A through K), and Tuesday, March 10 (remaining and those unable to attend on the March 14), 6 to 8 p.m. (registration begins at 5:30). Children will get to experience a day of school, and there […]

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The Delano math team placed first in a 7 -team conference meet at Lakeville South on Monday, Feb. 11. The Tigers easily qualified for the state tournament as they placed first in all 5 conferences meets this year, and 20 straight conference wins overall. Delano finished the season ranked eighth in state. The Tigers also […]

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A cast of drama students in grades three through six will bring Disney’s “Jungle Book for Kids” to the stage of Delano Middle School in performances set for Thursday, Feb. 28 through Saturday, March 2. Performance times will be at 7 p.m. on Feb. 28 and March 1, and 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. on […]

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Delano High School announces the students named to the 2012-13 second quarter Scholars, A and B honor rolls. The students are:   12TH GRADE  SCHOLARS HONOR ROLL Colette Bersie, Chantelle Blackowiak, Blake Bobick, Nathan Bressler, Breanna Bryant, Amber Doboszenski, Laura Finn, Kristin Hedtke, Nicole Hofstede, Emily Holm, Ann Kliszcz, Samuel Madden, Jessica Meyer, Zachary Muckenhirn, […]

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by MATT SCHOEN, SUPERINTENDENT, DELANO PUBLIC SCHOOLS In September I wrote an article highlighting the successes that Delano Elementary School (DES) has achieved. I would like to continue updating you on accomplishments at our elementary school at the mid-way point of our school year. On Nov. 26, the Minnesota Department of Education informed DES Principal […]

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Delano Public Schools and the city of Delano are getting ready to submit a joint application for federal grant funding under the Safe Routes to School program. The Delano School Board approved a resolution supporting the grant application at its Monday, Jan. 28, meeting. As this newspaper went to press, the Delano City Council agenda […]

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Delano Elementary School is using a helpful strategy to support students in dealing with bullying. It goes by the acronym CALM (C-cool down, A-assert yourself, L-Look them in the eye, M-Mean what you say), and is a set of actions that can be drawn upon to avoid, and stop, instances of bullying. Character traits that […]

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Convicted murderer held for possessing guns Christian Phillip Oberender, of Watertown Township, was convicted in the 1995 shooting death of his mother as a 14-year-old, and 18 years later he and his collection of 13 guns is causing officials of Delano Public Schools to once again take a close look at district safety precautions. Oberender […]

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