3D printer put to use by Boyceville Science and Math teacher Andrew Hamm

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3D printed mask

By Amber Hayden BOYCEVILLE — Andrew Hamm, Math and Science teacher, of Boyceville High School, has begun to print 3D masks, with the help of Boyceville senior Cade Klefstad, after finding plans online to help organizations in their time of need. “After watching a TV program last week where the president of the Massachusetts General…

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BEST Scholarship fund helps seniors venturing out after graduation

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By Amber Hayden BOYCEVILLE — In 1988, at the 30th high school reunion for the class of 1958, Capt. James Harvey, USN, presented the idea for a scholarship foundation that would include the involvement and guidance of several past graduates as well as friends of Boyceville High School. “The Boyceville Education Scholarship Trust (BEST) was…

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Glenwood City and Boyceville School Districts offer free lunches for students

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By Amber Hayden The Glenwood City and Boyceville School Districts have been offering free lunches for students with Glenwood City beginning their service last Monday, March 23, and Boyceville’s began on March 19. Glenwood City School District families will need to visit the school website, click on free lunches, and then take the short survey.…

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BVSD in uncharted territory due to COVID-19

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By Amber Hayden BOYCEVILLE — With Governor Tony Evers shutting down public schools for the foreseeable future, the Boyceville School District has found itself in uncharted territory with COVID-19 still a threat to people. “We had decided to not come back on Monday with the students coming off of spring break,” said superintendent Nick Kaiser.…

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Boyceville High School Science Olympiad sets team record for medals and team points, regional runner-up

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BV Science Olypiad group meeting

MENOMONIE – Boyceville High School’s Science Olympiad team earned medals in 25 out of 28 events, setting a new school record and earning only 40 points across all scored events, smashing the previous school record of 48 teams in last year’s snow-reduced regional tournament. Regional championship gold medals were earned by Helland and junior Connor…

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Gov. Evers directs DHS to mandate statewide closure of all K-12 Wisconsin schools

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MADISON — On Friday, March 13, Gov. Tony Evers directed Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm to issue an agency order mandating the statewide closure of all K-12 schools, public and private, as part of the state’s efforts to respond to and contain the spread of COVID-19 in Wisconsin. The mandated closure will…

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Boyceville Drama Department to present ‘Beauty and the Beast’

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BOYCEVILLE'S Drama Department will be performing the musical, Beauty and the Beast,
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Tara Gunnufson awarded Herb Kohl Initiative Scholarship

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Tara Gunnufson

By Amber Hayden BOYCEVILLE — Tara Gunnufson, a senior at Boyceville High School, has received a $10,000 Initiative Scholarship from the Herb Kohl Foundation. Tara is the only child of James Gunnufson. Tara explained that high school counselor Karlene Berry had called her and asked her to answer a few questions about a scholarship. “She…

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Boyceville School District denies petition to move property into Menomonie District

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By Amber Hayden BOYCEVILLE — At the Wednesday, February 19, meeting Superintendent Nick Kaiser suggested the Boyceville School District deny the petition from Dan and Jenna Brandenburg that would alter the school district boundaries. “It wouldn’t be in our best interest,” Kaiser explained. “We would be giving up those tax dollars and student count if…

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BV MS Science Olympiad wins second regional crown

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BV Science Olympiad MS varsity team

BOYCEVILLE – Boyceville’s Middle School Science Olympiad team won eleven events on their way to winning the team title this past weekend at the West Regional Tournament held at Boyceville Middle School. Boyceville set a new school record of winning eleven events, surpassing the record set last year of ten gold medals. Regional championship gold…

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