Colfax Schools

Colfax crushes McDonell in season finale

CHIPPEWA FALLS — After winning their season opener then dropping seven straight games, the Viking football team ended the season like they started, scoring a lot of points, earning a 40-15 win over McDonell Central at Dorais Field in Chippewa Falls Oct. 19. The coaching staff of both teams agreed to play both varsity players…

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School districts to experience drop in state aid

By Kelsie Hoitomt According to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction’s general aid certification, 64 percent of the state’s public school districts will receive less school aid for the 2012-2013 school year than they did in the previous year.

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Herb Kohl Foundation Excellence Scholarship applications now available

MILWAUKEE — Applications for the 2013 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Excellence Scholarship can now be obtained in the principal’s office at Wisconsin public, religious, and independent high schools, from the Wisconsin Parents Association www.homeschooling-WPA.org, and at www.kohleducation.org. A total of one hundred $1000 scholarships will be awarded next spring.

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Vikings finish 2-8 against tough competition

CAMERON — In their final tune up in the Cameron Invitational before beginning regional competition, the number five seeded Colfax volleyball team faced off against three teams  who are all seeded higher in the regional including Grantsburg (1), Cameron (2) and Fall Creek (3).

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