New Hampton Schools

New Hampton’s school enrollment has dropped by more than 2 percent, the School Board learned during a meeting Monday night, but Superintendent Jay Jurrens said be believes the district has prepared itself well for the challenges that come with declining enrollment.The district’s Oct. 1 certified...
What would it be like to travel halfway across the world to a place entirely different from your own for one year?You would find yourself away from everyone you love, but also opened up to a brand new world of adventure and possibility.Viktoria Izdebska and Silje Sorenson are doing just that and...
While teachers strive daily to engage their students in their lessons, it is perhaps less probable that a teacher hands students the keys and challenges them to live with the results.But handing students the keys — a challenge issued by teacher leadership consultant George Couros last week — is...
Teachers cheered on their last peers standing as a rock, paper, scissors tournament advanced, following quickly to the next active game.As the final round ended, teacher leadership consultant George Couros raised the hand of New Hampton faculty member Sara Baltes in victory as cameras flashed....
One of the highlights of homecoming every week is the annual tradition of “Celebrity Readers,” and this past Thursday, the “celebrities” — the members of the fall sports teams at New Hampton High School — spent the morning with a designated New Hampton Elementary School classroom and read children’...
Jay Jurrens has been through a construction project before so he’s not panicking — not even coming close — at a slight delay when it comes to New Hampton Community Schools’ $19.415 million project.“We’re going to be fine, and after going through a project in Emmetsburg, I think that’s helped keep...
The parking lot has been somewhat cleared, orientation for New Hampton High School freshmen and new students was held Thursday, the new Chromebooks are scheduled to arrive today or Monday and a few more parking places have been created.In other words, they’re ready to start classes at New Hampton...
The New Hampton School Board gave the go-ahead Tuesday night for members of the New Hampton Alumni Association to begin a fundraising campaign for a larger vocational agriculture and industrial technology center.FFA Alumni President James Frantzen said the organization would seek pledges to help...

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