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Colfax High School seniors awarded more than $500,000 in scholarships

By LeAnn R. Ralph  COLFAX  — Seniors at Colfax High School have been awarded more than $500,000 in scholarships. As a group, the Class of 2022 faced a tremendous amount of adversity because of the COVID-19 pandemic, said John Dachel, Colfax High School principal, at the Senior Awards presentation May 4 in the CHS gymnasium.…

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Exemplary Performance Recognition at State solo/ensemble

WAUNAKEE – Wisconsin School Music Association (WSMA) proudly announces the 336 middle school and high school students and large ensembles identified by adjudicators for “exemplary performances” in State Solo & Ensemble at one of 10 university locations on April 30, May 6 or May 7. From over 6,800 vocal and instrumental solos and ensembles scheduled…

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State Solo/Ensemble results for Colfax High School

Thousands of students headed to various locations across the state in the past few weeks for their opportunity to perform in a Wisconsin School Music Association (WSMA) State Music Festival – one of the largest student events of its kind in the nation. More than 32,000 student musicians took part in WSMA State Music Festivals.…

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Optimists honor Blaisdell as youth of the month

The Menomonie Optimist Club completed another year of honoring talented young people from Dunn County’s four high schools by naming Hailey Blaisdell of Colfax High School as the May 2022 Youth of the Month. The Optimist Club has been honoring such students for over 30 years. Hailey Blaisdell will graduate from Colfax High School having…

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Colfax Junior Prom

2022 COLFAX PROM COURT — Colfax High School held the 2022 Junior Prom this past Saturday, April 30. Maci Harvey and Kyle Irwin were crowned as this year’s queen and king. The 2022 Junior Prom court is pictured above. Front row (L to R): Crown Bearer Sabyne Tuschl, Queen Maci Harvey, King Kyle Irwin, and…

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Colfax High School inducts 25 new members into National Honor Society

By LeAnn R. Ralph  COLFAX — The Colfax High School chapter of the National Honor Society held an induction ceremony for 25 new members on Wednesday evening, March 30, in the Martin Anderson Gymnasium. Officers for the National Honor Society chapter at Colfax are Emilee Burcham-Scofield, president; Madison Barstad, vice president; Jasmine Best, treasurer; and…

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Colfax Board of Education candidate: Andrew J. De Moe

COLFAX  — Incumbent Colfax school board member Andrew J. De Moe is one of four candidates running for two positions on the Colfax Board of Education in the April 5 election. Incumbent school board member Todd Kragness also will be on the ballot along with challengers Matt Flatland and Tom Hendrickson.  De Moe, age 52,…

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Colfax Board of Education candidate: Todd Kragness

COLFAX  — Incumbent Colfax school board member Todd Kragness is one of four candidates running for two positions on the Colfax Board of Education in the April 5 election. Incumbent school board member Andrew J. De Moe also will be on the ballot along with challengers Matt Flatland and Tom Hendrickson. Kragness, age 52, is…

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