There was some extra fun taking place at the Ag Career and College Fair with interviews with students and representatives from local businesses being filmed by Mr. Werner. Stay tuned for more about the amazing connections made at the fair!
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Student interviewing representatives
Students interviewing with a microphone
Student interviewing
Student interviewing representative
Student interviewing representative
Student interviewing representative
Representative Urdahl and Representative Harder's legislative bill to bring $3 million in funding for economic development to the cities of Gibbon, Fairfax, and Winthrop will be heard by the House Capital Investment Committee on Monday, April 3. Dr. Horton and Winthrop's Mayor Edwards will be providing testimony to the committee in support of the legislation. A companion legislative bill from Senator Lang with support from Senator Gruenhagen is currently in the Capital Investment Committee in the Senate.
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Breaking Legislative News for GFW
Taxes are complicated and school finances are even more complex. To support local farmers to better understand the GFW Bond Referendum, we are holding two sessions to provide more information. Join GFW Superintendent Jeff Horton and Chief Financial Officer Lindsey Heine as well as financial consultants Mike Hoheisel and Steve Pumper, and representatives from Kraus-Anderson to have an in-depth discussion specifically as it impacts farmers. GFW works with multiple financial consultants who have each individually served more than 200 Minnesota School Districts. They are some of the most respected and sought-after financial consultants in the state of Minnesota. Join us on Thursday, March 30, 2023 at 2 p.m. or 6 p.m. at the UFC Berdan Center located at 705 E 4th Street Winthrop, Minnesota 55396.
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Referendum Information Meeting for Farmers
Students in Culinary II class at GFW High School recently made some incredible strawberry shortcake and shared it with staff. Great work!
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Strawberry shortcake
Strawberry shortcake for staff
Strawberry shortcake for staff
Kindergarten students really enjoyed learning about different types of fossils like bones, teeth, and shells.
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Students learning about fossils
Students learning about fossils
Students learning about fossils
Students learning about fossils
Students learning about fossils
Students learning about fossils
Students learning about fossils
There was so much excitement during the Ag Career and College fair yesterday! Thank you to all of the representatives from local businesses and higher education institutions for meeting with our students and sharing about all the opportunities there are in the agricultural industry.
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Ag Career and College Fair
Ag Career and College Fair
Ag Career and College Fair
Ag Career and College Fair
Ag Career and College Fair
Ag Career and College Fair
Ag Career and College Fair
Ag Career and College Fair
Ag Career and College Fair
GFW Public Schools will again be providing students the opportunity to take the ACT during the school day on Thursday, April 27. We will offer the online ACT with writing at the cost of $64. If your student is interested please have them fill out the google form at the link below! https://forms.gle/y7PDmA5xvDeRfvWD6
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Tomorrow is the Ag Career & College Fair at GFW Middle School and High School! Students will be able to connect with a variety of vendors to learn about local AgriBusiness in our communities as well as local colleges that have post secondary opportunities in the area of Agriculture. All students are welcome and encouraged to attend during their scheduled time slot: 8:30-9 a.m. - Grade 12 9-9:30 a.m. - Grade 8 9:30-10 a.m. - Grade 11 10-10:30 a.m. - Grade 10 10:30-11 a.m. - Grade 9 11-11:20 a.m. - Grade 11 and 12
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Kindergarteners learned about dinosaur fossils in STEAM class today!
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Kindergarten student learning about fossils
Kindergarten student learning about fossils
Kindergarten student learning about fossils
Kindergarten student learning about fossils
Kindergarten student learning about fossils
Catch up with the latest student stories, events, and news updates. It's everything GFW Public Schools, in your pocket. If you haven't already, download the app! Download for Android https://bit.ly/3X15Imd Download for iPhone https://apple.co/3Z9hhcG
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Veterinarian, Dr. Rod Riewer, came to speak to Ms. Houseman’s fifth grade STEM class and Ms. Wood’s eighth grade college and career readiness class. GFW students enjoyed his presentation about being a “cow doctor” and learning about veterinarian careers!
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guest speaker in class
Presentation in class
We had great participation at this week's community engagement meeting where members of our community got to learn more about a future-focused school and share their priorities. Thanks to all who attended!
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Community engagement participation
Women participating in community engagement
Man putting post it note on a priority
March is “Music in our Schools” month! Students at GFW Elementary have music three to four times per week. In addition to learning all of the basics about music, singing, and dancing, they get the opportunity to play recorder, ukulele, bells, percussion instruments and spend time in our piano keyboard lab.
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Keyboard lab
Teacher helping student with keyboard
Students with keyboard
Students playing ukulele
Children singing
Children singing
In STEAM Class last week, Noah built a table and chairs. Alex and Dawson built a tower and when creating the roof they watched for spots where the tower was weak and supported it throughout the whole process. It was quite the balancing act!
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Student with table and chairs he built
Students building a tower
Students posing with tower
Studnets with the tower they built
Mr. Werner stopped by Ms. Houseman’s 5th Grade STEM class last week to explore how technology has changed and what changes could come in the future due to motivated students like them. Film strips, floppy disks, Speak & Spells, vintage Technology magazines, and discussions about Christa McCaullife and the Space Shuttle program were all topics of discussion. Students watched Archival footage of Ronald Reagan’s address to the nation after the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster where he stated, “The future doesn’t belong to the faint hearted; it belongs to the brave.”
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Student holding floppy disks
Student holding speak and spell
Class photo with old technology
Students watching the challenger
students watching President Reagan's address
GFW Elementary Students created some amazing art in after school enrichment classes!
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Student with painting
Student with painting
Student with painting
Student with painting
Student with painting
Student with painting
Congratulations to the students at GFW Elementary for reading throughout the month of February and raising $11,700 for their school! To celebrate their achievement last week, Mrs. Thompson and Mr. Goodall ate a mashed potato concoction created by students. The bowl contained mashed potatoes, sardines, oysters, ketchup, mustard, horseradish, chocolate syrup, strawberry syrup, sour patch kids, peanut butter, sprinkles, and a cherry on top. A drawing had Mr. Goodall taking three bites of the concoction and Mrs. Thompson taking four bites.
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Students at an assembly
Students mixing food together
students at an assembly
Teacher and student mixing food in a bowl
Student mixing food together
mashed potato concoction
principal thompson and mr. goodall eating the food
principal thompson and mr. goodall eating the food
principal thompson and mr. goodall eating the food
Eighth grade students got to hear some words of wisdom from Mr. Werner during College and Career Readiness class!
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Mr Werner presenting to class
There's lots of learning and creating going on at GFW Elementary School thanks to enrichment classes. What was your student's favorite project?
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Students showing off blankets they made
Students with items they've built
Students with quilts they made
Students showing off paintings
Students at GFW Elementary have been learning new skills and creating amazing things during their after school enrichment classes!
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Student with painting of a cat
Student with painting of a cat
Student with painting of a cat
Student with painting of a cat
Student with painting of a cat
Student with painting of a cat
Student with painting of a cat