District News

Farbo provided passion, direction

Posted on: Jul 18, 2019

Farbo provided passion, direction

For 27 years, Susan Farbo was a guiding voice for Delano High School students through the full gamut of experiences, from the soccer field and prom preparations to class scheduling and college... Read More

Diethart modeled care, enthusiasm

Posted on: Jul 1, 2019

Diethart modeled care, enthusiasm

For the past 11 years, Ginger Diethart has helped scuffling students find their footing at Delano Elementary School. First as a Title 1 Basic Skills teacher, then as the Alternative Delivery... Read More

Mentor, traveler Faul retires after 19 years

Posted on: Jun 28, 2019

Mentor, traveler Faul retires after 19 years

While experiencing the frequent transitions common to military families, Lanette Faul never lost sight of the work she would one day like to pursue when things settled down. When her husband... Read More

Briesemeister was a 'priceless asset'

Posted on: Jun 20, 2019

Briesemeister was a 'priceless asset'

For nearly four decades, Gwen Briesemeister spurred high-performing students to greater heights through engaging challenges and opportunities. With her retirement this summer after 39 total... Read More

Exchange students enjoyed Delano

Posted on: Jun 19, 2019

Exchange students enjoyed Delano

New friendships, abundant choices in classes and activities, school dances and more highlighted the year-long stay in Delano for eight foreign exchange students in 2018-19. Two boys and six... Read More

DHS named 'a model for other schools'

Posted on: Jun 17, 2019

DHS named 'a model for other schools'

Delano High School is among just 31 high schools in Minnesota to receive the 2019 College Success Award from national non-profit GreatSchools. Of those Minnesota award winners, only two... Read More

Burns: 'We picked Delano for the schools'

Posted on: Jun 13, 2019

Burns: 'We picked Delano for the schools'

In the beginning, Lori Burns was simply looking for the best educational opportunity for her young children.  By the end, she had helped provide a positive start for hundreds of others as... Read More

Kindness essay winners pay it forward

Posted on: Jun 12, 2019

Kindness essay winners pay it forward

All Delano Intermediate School students had the opportunity to participate in a new kindness essay contest put on by the Lions and United Way earlier this year. Fifth-grader Brynn Spanier (left)... Read More

After 33 years, Bingea bows out

Posted on: Jun 7, 2019

After 33 years, Bingea bows out

When John Bingea graduated from the University of Minnesota and began hunting for a teaching job in the mid-1980s, the Wisconsin native had never heard of Delano. Thirty-three years later,... Read More

CIS students conduct Science Show

Posted on: Jun 4, 2019

CIS students conduct Science Show

Flashes of fire, volcanic eruptions and an ear-splitting explosion kept kindergartners entertained as high school chemistry students became the teachers in the first ever Science Show at Delano... Read More

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