Colfax Schools

CHS to perform “Newsies” March 22, 23, 24

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  While it is always a unique experience to attend a Colfax High School musical, this year’s production of “Newsies” will be an even more unique experience. “It’s a brand new show. This is the first year it can be performed. River Falls did it. Stevens Point or somewhere around…

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Knutson March’s Youth Optimist

Rachel Knutson was selected by her teachers at Colfax High School as the Dunn County Optimist Youth of the Month.  Four seniors from Colfax will be honored throughout the year.  Rachel has a broad interest in school, community activities, and organizations.  The purpose of the Optimist Club is to develop optimism as a philosophy of…

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2019 Colfax Solo & Ensemble results are in

GLENWOOD CITY – Members of the Colfax Music Department attended the Solo & Ensemble Festival on Tuesday, March 12th. Schools participating were: Colfax, Durand and Glenwood City.  The primary purposes of WSMA festivals are to: •  Establish standards of quality for music literature. •  Motivate students to prepare and perform to the best of their…

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Colfax Spelling Bee top honors go to Marek Neuville

COLFAX — First place winner in the Colfax Spelling Bee, seventh grader Marek Neuville, went on to compete at the CESA 11 Spelling Bee on Wednesday, February 20. Second place in the Spelling Bee went to Audrey Ackerlund, seventh grade, and third place was Leila Hurlburt, fifth grade. Here are the winners from third grade…

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Colfax Girl’s Basketball Team wins Division 4 Regional Championship

THE COLFAX GIRLS’ BASKETBALL TEAM was all smiles after winning its third straight WIAA Division 4 regional championship at home Saturday afternoon, February 23 with an 84-59 win over Cameron. Colfax has won the regional title five out of the past seven seasons. The Vikings will advance to play St. Croix Falls in this Thursday…

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Colfax schools working on plan for making up snow days

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  So far, students in the Colfax school district have had eight snow days off from school for winter storms and below-zero temperatures caused by a polar vortex. At the time of the February 18 Colfax Board of Education meeting, there were seven snow days, but another winter storm on…

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Colfax FBLA members participate regional competition at Superior

Colfax FBLA members participated in the regional level of competitive events in January and February. On Saturday, February 2, chapter members attended the Region I Leadership Conference at Superior Senior High School. At the conference, the results of the competitive events were announced. For the 28 schools in Region I, the top 5 places in…

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