Springfield Public Schools

"Learning for All"


  • Friday, January 15th-  School is closed.  Students please follow the distance learning day schedule sent for this day.  Activities are canceled.  No school aged child care or meal service.  Enjoy your day and be safe!

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  • Springfield School Facilities February 9, 2021, Bond Election Information

     “Investing in Our Future by Building on Our Solid Foundation”

    On February 9, 2021, residents in the Springfield School District will have the opportunity to vote on a two question facilities bond referendum.  The vote will determine whether the district will be able to make necessary repairs and update our facilities to provide a safer and healthier learning environment for all and programming opportunities for our kids.  It has been more than 28 years, longest in school history, since the Springfield School District has addressed the needs of the school facility through a bond referendum.

    To Learn More, use one of the following links:

    February 9, 2021 Bond Referendum Booklet (pdf)

    February 9, 2021 Bond Referendum Website

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  • February 9, 2021, Bond Election Community Informational Meetings

    The Springfield School District invites community members to learn more about the school facility bond referendum by attending one of our upcoming community informational meetings.   Each meeting will have an in-person and on-line meeting option.  The in-person meeting will be held in the school auditorium.  All three meetings will have identical presentations and will include a question and answer session.  Experts will be available to help address specific questions.

    Community Informational Meetings Dates, Times, and Location
    Wednesday, January 20th at 7 p.m. - School Auditorium
    Wednesday, January 27th at 7 p.m. - School Auditorium
    Wednesday, February 3rd at 7 p.m. - School Auditorium

    To Attend In-Person Please Register in Advance Due to Attendance Limits
    In-person attendance will need to be limited to 65 attendees due to COVID-19 restrictions.  To attend an in-person meeting, please register by any of the following options:

    To View Meetings Online
    To view any of these meetings “online” a link will be posted on the district website homepage, found at www.springfield.mntm.org, by 6:55 p.m. the night of each meeting.  Simply, click on that link.

    To Learn More
    Please click the “FEBRUARY 9TH BOND ELECTION” tab.  The school has also drafted an informational booklet that should be delivered to mailboxes within the school district by U.S. Mail prior to these meetings. 

    The school district welcomes all questions and feedback about the proposed bond referendum.   Questions and comments can be submitted by contacting Superintendent Keith Kottke at keith.kottke@springfield.mntm.org or  507-723-4283. 

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  • Tomahawk Conference

    Winter Sports Guidance

    Updated January 7th, 2021


    Spectators 9-12th Grade Events


    Each player will be allowed two spectators for games in which they are active participants.  Passes will be given to each player that the spectator should show at each event.

    The two spectators per participant will need to sit next to each other at the event. 

    Spectators should not arrive at the game site until 10 minutes before the scheduled start time.

    Spectators must leave immediately following the conclusion of their athletes games if the venue does not have enough seating for all spectators. 

    Each player must have their spectators designated by noon on the day of the game.  No changes to this list will be allowed at the site of the game.

    Spectators must be masked at all times and follow the guidelines of each host school.  Failure to do so will result in your removal from the game.

    Cost for admission into each game will be $5.  Exact change is required upon arrival.


    Spectators 7-8th Grade Events

    Due to gym capacity limits spectators for JH games will be restricted to home fans only.  It will be up to the discretion of each school to determine how many home fans per participant can attend their events.


    Live Streaming

    It is the goal of Tomahawk Conference schools to livestream as many events as they can during this winter season.  Information is listed below on all schools live streaming links for games at their schools.

    Live Streaming - Tomahawk Conference


    Tomahawk Conference Rosters

    Boys Basketball - Rosters


    Girls Basketball - Rosters

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  • Elementary Basketball (4th, 5th and 6th grade Boy's and Girl's) registration forms are due Jan. 15th.  However, practice will start this week.  Click here for: 
    Registration Form
    Practice Schedule (through Jan. 15th)

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  • Monday, January 4th in-person learning for all students (PreK-12th grade) will resume. 

    An email was sent today (Dec. 23rd) on the modifications we will need to make to our weekly school calendar to accommodate the governor executive order for additional prep time for staff.  We have reviewed the options of a 12:30 p.m. early dismissal the last day of the school week and understand that can create a mid-day pick-up of students issue for families.   We are also considering having students distance learn on the last day of the week in the morning and providing meal deliveries that day.  This would reinforce that routine and could be more family friendly.

    Local school districts have been receiving guidance documents from MDE without fore notice.  I understand and regret the changes and disruption this brings.

    Our school district will continue to work hard to communicate with families and advocate for the needs of children while we provide a safe learning environment for all.

    With appreciation,

    Keith Kottke
    Springfield School District

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  • Click here for School COVID-19 Resources

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  • Tiger Activities/Athletics
    Those students who will be participating on an athletic team or in an activity need to sign the MSHSL Eligibility Brochure. This should be done online and by using your e-signatures.  Directions for registering and the link is below.  This link will become available about August 13th.  Those participating on an athletic team must have had a sports physical in the last three years. Typically 7th and 10th graders are due to have a sports physical.  All 7th-12th graders should have received an Eligibility email, with more information regarding the 20-21 seasons.  There is a document in your Privit profile that must be signed by both parent and student saying you have received the email and fully understand and agree to all SHS and MSHSL policies. 

    Parent/Guardian Instructions for Activity Registration

    Sports Physical Form 20-21


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  • Sports Physicals

    The MSHSL Board of Directors Executive Committee approved the extension of the expiration date of the Three-Year Physical Clearance.
    *A student with a three-year clearance that expires at any time from March 12, 2020 through the conclusion of the 2020-2021 school year will have the clearance extended through the completion of the 2020-2021 school year.
    *Each student must still complete the annual health history questionnaire.
    *Any student who had not previously participated and who does not have medical clearance to participate will be required to have a physical and be cleared to participate.


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