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Mankato Area Public Schools' East High School announces homecoming court

Mankato Area Public Schools' East High School's homecoming coronation is 1:30 p.m., Friday (September 27) in the Mankato East High School gymnasium, 2600 Hoffman Road. This year's homecoming court:

Candidates

  • Katelyn Flatgard escorted by Matthew Wedzina
  • Chloe Miller escorted by Alex Prochaska
  • Emily Sellner escorted by Muse Abdi
  • Olivia Starkey escorted by Kolin Baier
  • Lexi Tweeten escorted by Seth Hardesty

Honor guards

  • Owen Atherton
  • Alex Berg
  • Malachy Bloom
  • Aaron Brennan
  • Anthony Hernandez
  • Luke Drummer
  • Joich Gong
  • Ben Groebner
  • Jax Madson
  • Isaac Turner

Junior attendants 

  • Brandon Eichorst 
  • Brooklyn Berg

At 7 p.m., the Cougars football team will host Albert Lea at East High School football field. 

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National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists selected from Mankato Area Public Schools' West High School

Afnaan Hashmi and Isabella Aase, senior students at Mankato Area Public Schools' West High School have been selected as National Merit Scholar semi-finalists. As semi-finalists, Hashmi and Aase have an opportunity to win a National Merit Scholarship. Winners are selected based on their academic record, test scores, information about activities and leadership, an official written recommendation from the high school and an essay completed by the finalist.

For more information contact staff at 507-387-3461.

Afnaan Hashmi

Isabella Aase, National Merit Semi-finalist

Isabella Aase

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Complimentary "VIP Gold Card" to experience Mankato Area Public Schools concerts and events

Mankato Area Public Schools’ complimentary “VIP Gold Card” is exclusively for seniors—age 62 plus—who live within school district #77.  It’s a great way to enjoy no cost admission to enjoy concerts, athletic and academic events, plays and planetarium shows.  To obtain a “VIP Gold Card,” simply contact Mankato Area Public Schools’ central office at 507-387-1868; or the activity offices at East High School 507-207-3628, or West High School 507-207-3921.

Students benefit from audience attendance, intergenerational and community involvement.  Quality schools positively influence quality of life, economic development and home values.

 

VIP Gold Card exclusively for seniors
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Attend Mankato High School/West High School Hall of Fame induction ceremony October 10

Attend this year's Mankato High School/West High School Hall of Fame induction ceremony at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, October 10, at the Kato Ballroom, 200 Chestnut Street, Mankato. A reception will be held at 5:30 p.m. with a meal served at 6 p.m. Tickets cost $30 and are available at West High School's main office, 1351 South Riverfront Drive, between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday to Friday through September 26. This year's inductees are:

  • Governor Tim Walz
  • Peter Gronvall
  • Lynn Nordgren
  • Hans Storvick
  • Seijen Takamura
  • Cami (Longstreet) Zimmer

Hall of Fame inductees are graduates and staff who are being recognized for their legacies and contributions to Mankato High School/West High School, the Mankato community and beyond. Those honored with the Hall of Fame recognition serve as role models for current students. Selection criteria categories include professional, athletic/entertainment, science/technology and community service. A permanent display of the Hall of Fame is located at West High School near the gymnasium.

For more information contact staff at 507-387-3461.

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Attend East High School Hall of Fame induction ceremony September 27

Attend this year’s East High School Hall of Fame induction ceremony Friday, September 27 at the East High School auditorium, 2600 Hoffman Road, Mankato. The ceremony will be held at 3:30 p.m. and is open to the public. This year’s inductees are:

  • Sarah (Robbins) DeKramer
  • Mitch Gossen
  • Tim Knowles
  • Kellie Seiler
  • Mark Seiler
  • Jessica Smith

The Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to East High School athletics throughout the school’s history. Personalized plaques of each inductee are placed in a permanent Hall of Fame display area.

Nominations for East High School’s Hall of Fame are accepted and can be done through the East High School website or through the East High School athletic office.

For more information contact East High School staff at 507-207-3608.

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