West High School band members selected to participate in Gustavus Adolphus Honor Band: Jordan Anderson, Laura Carpenter, Cara Christiansen, Riona Ryan and Ben Mackie.
West High School students selected for college honor band
Mankato Area Public Schools' West High School band members were selected to participate in the Gustavus Adolphus Honor Band. As part of their selection, they performed at the college.
An American flag comprised of pictures of the entire student body and staff at Jefferson Elementary School.
Jefferson Elementary School students take part in mock-voting opportunity
Mankato Area Public Schools' Jefferson Elementary School students had a chance to cast their ballots on election day through a school-wide voting opportunity. According to a research study by the University of Virginia Center for Politics, mock elections can positively impact students and may lead them to a lifetime of civic involvement.
Jacob Cownie, Bill Leitch and Emily Snyder were selected as National Merit semifinalists.
Mankato Area Public Schools' students recognized for academic achievements
This year's Mankato Area Public Schools' National Merit semifinalists are:
Semifinalists advance for an opportunity to win scholarships.The National Merit Scholarship program recognizes 16,000 semifinalists from the 1.5 million who entered the competition by taking the preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship qualifying test. Semifinalists are the highest scoring participants in each state.
- Jacob Cownie
- Bill Leitch
- Emily Snyder
East High School students (top row left to right): Katie Moret, Hailey Colbrunn, Sarah Biesterveld, Anna Johnson, Megan Neubert, Emely Norbrock, Jean Smith; (second row left to right): Brianna Redford, Rachel Schaub, Katarina Thomas, Morgan Urbatch, Anna White and Mitchell Wilson. West High School students (bottom row left to right): Mitch Roberts and Kelsey Kennedy.
Mankato Area Public Schools' students' art honored
Mankato Area Public Schools' students recognized at art shows:
East High School
Region 2AA Minnesota State High School League Visual Arts Competition
Waseca Arts Council Regional Show
- Jordan Kuster, painting (best in show for region 2AA)
- Katie Moret, ceramics (best in show for region 2AA)
- Hailey Colbrunn, painting
- Sarah Biesterveld, drawing
- Anna Johnson, ceramics
- Megan Neubert, painting and two-dimensional mixed media
- Ben Neyers, ceramics
- Emely Norbrock, two-dimensional mixed media
- Brianna Redford, ceramics
- Rachel Schaub, ceramics
- Katarina Thomas, two-dimensional mixed media
- Morgan Urbatch, two-dimensional mixed media
- Anna White, painting
- Mitchell Wilson, drawing