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Delano High School announces third trimester honor rolls

Delano High School posts its honor rolls for the third trimester. ‘B’ honor roll Seventh grade – Kendra J. Adickes, Cody J. Anderson, James G. Ballhagen, Riley C. Barcenas, Charles W. Bardal, Micah J. Behnke, Gabriella J. Blundy, Logan K. Bosch, Bryce J. Brenny, Julyana M. Buckley, Kade S. Danielson, Finley J. Demeules, Eva E. Dinger, Liam H. Ellingson, Mason […]

St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic School announces middle school high honors for third trimester

Delano High School honors May Students of the Month

Delano High School Class of 2024 embraces the future

Delano High School honored the Class of 2024 on Sunday during the school’s 130th annual commencement exercises. It was a bittersweet day for many Delano-area parents and teachers as the school’s 175 graduating seniors walked into the gymnasium in caps and gowns to receive their diplomas. More than one parent described the day as emotional. Many wiped away tears as […]

Bishop Williams blesses St. Kolbe school’s first graduates in decades

Five eighth-grade students graduated this year from St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic School. This year’s eighth-grade class was the school’s first to graduate since 1975, when 25 graduated. Father Kyle Kowalczyk and Principal Bridget Schulz presented the “Fabulous Five,” as the school referred to them, with their diplomas during a Tuesday morning ceremony at St. Peter church. The students were Ellie […]

Delano Spanish teacher trades classroom for Segovia after 39 years

John Fitzer plans to start his next adventure in Spain. The Spanish teacher, who has taught at Delano High School since 1989, is retiring at the end of this school year. He has taught for 39 years, all but four years of that time at Delano High School.  Fitzer said he plans to move to Segovia, about 50 miles northwest […]

Delano students recieve FIT-DIS award

Fifty-six students in fourth through sixth grade were recognized for earning this year’s FIT-DIS award. Students must score higher than 85% of their peers of the same age and gender across the nation in every fitness evaluation done in class. The evaluations include the pacer (students run back and forth as many times as they can – cardio endurance), sit […]

Two DIS students recognized for achievements in stock market game

Carter Larison and Aaron Tew, fifth-graders at DIS, recently attended a ceremony in Minneapolis to be recognized for their achievements in the stock market game. This school year, Carter and Aaron’s portfolio made enough money to get them fourth place for their region in Minnesota. In the stock market game, students are given $100,000 at the beginning of the school […]



Delano Elementary School announces May Students of the Month

Delano Elementary announces May Students of the Month for this year.

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