GFW Preschoolers made their egg hunt harder by getting eggs out of a maze!
Sometimes class projects at GFW High School are too big to fit in a backpack. This is looking great!
Summer is right around the corner and GFW Summer Rec is looking for coaches for T-ball, Softball and Baseball. Please contact Tonia Schiro at 507-207-2236 or email@example.com for more information or to apply.
There was a lot of great feedback from members of the House Capital Investment Committee from both parties today when Dr. Horton and Mayor Edwards provided testimony on 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.
Students in Mrs. Goblish’s Greenhouse Management class at GFW High School are prepping for Spring!
At today's T-Bird way assembly, students at GFW Elementary honored police officers as our hometown heroes of the month! Students got to visit with and celebrate some of our local law enforcement officers including Winthrop Police Chief Logan Anderson, Sibley County Sergeant Eric Johnson and his partner Otis, Gibbon Police Chief Shaun Doheny, and Officer Stephanie Kvare (Gibbon and Fairfax).
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!
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.
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.
Students in Culinary II class at GFW High School recently made some incredible strawberry shortcake and shared it with staff. Great work!
Kindergarten students really enjoyed learning about different types of fossils like bones, teeth, and shells.
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.
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
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
Kindergarteners learned about dinosaur fossils in STEAM class today!
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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!
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!
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.
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!