The Simley High School adapted bowling team won its third consecutive state championship this month. The bowlers competed against Alexandria, St. Paul Humboldt and Minneapolis South. They ended up in first place by nearly 100 points.
Emily Rettinger took first place, making her the girls state champion, and the duo of Dallas Filek and Thomas Juneau placed first in doubles.
Paul Stokke placed sixth in the boys division and the team of Kyle Laundry and Michael Taylor took fourth place in doubles.
The Minnesota State High School League team begins practice in the spring, with the state championship in May. The team is coached by Randy and Renita Jones.
Prior Lake schools hire new administrators
The Prior Lake-Savage District will have new administrators at several schools in the fall.
Kevin Schuttinger was named assistant principal at Prior Lake High School. He will take over for John Bennett, who is retiring at the end of the year. Schuttinger is currently the dean of students at Minnetonka High School. He starts on July 1.
Katie Mahoney has accepted the principal position at WestWood Elementary and SAGE Academy in Prior Lake. On July 1, she will succeed Pam Winfield, who is retiring. Mahoney is currently the assistant principal at an elementary school in Brooklyn Center.
School district seeks literacy, math tutors
Bloomington public schools are looking for literacy tutors for its prekindergarten programs and elementary schools. The positions are offered through two AmeriCorps programs, Minnesota Reading Corps and Minnesota Math Corps.
In pre-K programs, literacy tutors will help children develop early reading skills in preparation for kindergarten and help ensure that kids are on track to read by the end of third grade. Elementary tutors will help students become successful readers by the end of third grade.
Math tutors will help students become proficient, aiming toward algebra proficiency by the end of eighth grade.
Literacy and math tutors must commit to 11 months of service beginning in August 2015.
Robbinsdale schools hosts career fair
Current and former students, families and community members are invited to the Robbinsdale School District's Pathways to Career fair from noon to 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 11. The event is free and will be held at Cooper High School, 8230 47th Av. N., New Hope.
The district describes the fair as a chance "to explore numerous career pathways and learn more about various postsecondary options available to further an education or advance in a career."
In addition, the district said, "there will be immediate employment opportunities with local business partners such as Hy-Vee, located in New Hope."
Local community and technical colleges will provide information, and staff will be available to help families fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Summit Academy OIC, a nonprofit vocational and educational training center, will also hold hourly information sessions. To register for one of those, call Mechelle Allen at 763-504-8027.