Apollo Swim Team Dives into History

Apollo Swim Team cheering their teammate on.

When it comes to making strides in the classroom, Apollo English Learner instructor, Alex Badger, knows how to make it happen. As a first-year Apollo swim coach, she is similarly shaping this year’s girls’ team with one goal in mind: to reflect the strengths and diversity of Apollo High School. Determined to break through barriers … Read more

Striking the Right Chord With Music Education


Tech High School senior, Camryn Hafner, feels strongly about the importance of music and performing arts in her life as a student. “I’m in band, orchestra and theater. It has really helped me come out of my shell, helped [me] with public speaking and given me more confidence in who I am, as well as in my potential … Read more

Alumni Success Story: Josh Kaler

Josh Kaler

When you think of Nashville, it’s all about country music, honky-tonks, cowboy boots and Johnny Cash. What you may not know is that 1997 Apollo graduate, Josh Kaler, is all about Nashville. Recording artist, producer and songwriter of indie, pop and rock music, Josh is leaving his mark on Music City. Taking a year off … Read more

Alumni Success Story: Todd Williams

Todd Williams on an Indian motorcycle.

The saying goes, beauty is in the eye of the beholder.  And it certainly echoes through the extraordinary work of 1990 Apollo graduate, Todd Williams. Williams is a professional photographer who has traveled the world photographing people and places. His clients have included Polaris, Victory Motorcycles, Indian Motorcycles, Vogue, Esquire, Cosmopolitan, Nike, Gatorade and many … Read more

Alumni Success Story: Justin Ploof

Justin Ploof

As Technical High School revs up to celebrate 100 years of tradition and excellence, 2002 graduate and professional musician, Justin Ploof, will be bringing in the band. Justin Ploof and The Throwbacks is a familiar name in central Minnesota. The band is one of the newest sensations on the music scene, especially since their original … Read more