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BV school board approves move to remote learning

BOYCEVILLE — The Boyceville Community School District, in its entirety, will be moving to a remote or online model of learning following the upcoming Thanksgiving break. Following a proposal from superintendent Nick Kaiser, in which he advocated for a “reset” to combat rising close contacts and positive cases due to COVID-19 within the district by…

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Colfax Elementary stages “shutdown practice”

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX — With cases of COVID-19 spiking in Dunn County, students at Colfax Elementary recently had an opportunity for “shutdown practice” just in case instruction must go virtual on short notice. School staff sent home Chromebooks with students in grades kindergarten through sixth on November 3, and along with the Chromebooks…

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Lyra Ketola among students who participate in WSMA Virtual Middle Level State Honors Music

WAUNAKEE, WI — Many of Wisconsin’s most accomplished junior high and middle school music students (band, choir and orchestra) participated in the first-ever Wisconsin School Music Association (WSMA) Virtual Middle Level State Honors Project held on Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31. Among the 2020 WSMA Middle Level State Honors Student Members is Lyra…

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BHS NHS inducts 11 new members

On Monday evening, November 9th, 2020 the Boyceville High School Chapter of the National Honor Society held its annual induction ceremony. To be eligible for membership consideration, students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5. In addition, candidates must meet high standards of leadership, service, citizenship and character. Members of the junior class were evaluated…

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Glenwood City High School sophomores write about places that bring them joy

Editor’s Note: Students in Megan Finley’s sophomore English class at Glenwood City High School were recently given an assignment to write about a place they enjoy, which would be submitted for publication somewhere. Finley told her students that their compositions may not get published and that rejection is part of the publishing process. Several students…

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GC school board discusses educational options during COVID pandemic

GLENWOOD CITY — Like school districts throughout the area, state and nation, Glenwood City is grappling with the coronavirus and its effects on students and staff. Glenwood City’s board of education Monday evening listened to concerns of the instructional staff and discussed the daily impacts that the COVID-19 pandemic is having on students, teachers and…

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