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Board of Education members receive design layout for Career Tech classes

By Amber Hayden GLENWOOD CITY — The Glenwood City Board of Education received a layout for Career Technology classrooms at the January 13 meeting. Tim Johnson, district administrator, along with Patrick Gretzlock and Valerie Peterson of Wold Architects and Engineers, met with staff members Mike Wannemacher, Sean VanderWaal, and David Weikel to discuss the wants…

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BV School Board approves Aviation curriculum

By Amber Hayden BOYCEVILLE — The Boyceville Board of Education has approved the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) high school Aviation curriculum for freshmen. “Beginning next year, we would like to offer freshmen the opportunity to take either Physical Science or the AOPA High School ninth grade curriculum,” middle/high school principal Tyler Moy said.…

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Local student named to Dean’s List at UW-Superior

SUPERIOR – The following students have been named to the University of Wisconsin-Superior Dean’s List for academic achievement during the Fall 2019 semester: Trey Gullickson of Colfax, Tiffany Johnson of Colfax, Hannah Brunner of Elk Mound, and Krystal Nigon of Elk Mound. To be named to the Dean’s List, students must have completed 12 degree-seeking…

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Area students named to Dean’s List for fall semester at UW-Eau Claire

EAU CLAIRE – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire extends congratulations to the 2,566 students named to the fall 2019 Dean’s List. Their academic performance has been outstanding, and we recognize these students with pride. The Dean’s list eligibility criteria can be found online at https://www.uwec.edu/news/news/fall-2019-deans-list2-3965/. Students from this area who were named to the Dean’s…

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CHS students sing in choir of 1000 at Dorian Vocal Festival

Eight Colfax High School Choir students had the opportunity to attend Dorian Vocal Festival last week. Caden Erickson, Drew Gibson, Pierce Harvey, Trey Hovde, Wesley Kallstrom, Hunter Larson, Nathaniel Lee, and Belinda Loew travelled to Luther College in Decorah, Iowa with their choir teacher, Carrie Christensen to rehearse in a select choir of 1000 participants.…

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Low enrollment will make 2020-21 budget a challenge

By Amber Hayden GLENWOOD CITY — Superintendent Tim Johnson brought information to the Glenwood City Board of Education on how enrollment will make a difference in the upcoming school year budget. “We are down 60 students in the last four years,” Johnson explained. “And just some quick math that is close to $600,000.” Johnson explained…

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Boyceville MS earns team title in Medford, HS team runner-up

The Boyceville Middle and High School Science Olympiad teams competed at the 3rd annual Medford Invitational Tournament this past Saturday, with the Middle School team winning the team tournament for the second year in a row and the High School team earning the runner-up trophy. Boyceville High School earned medals in 24 out of 28…

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