Colfax Schools

Yingst chosen as December Optimist of the Month

McKenna Yingst 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.  McKenna 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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Colfax Board of Education approves safety plan

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  The Colfax Board of Education has approved a safety plan that is one of the requirements for receiving nearly $92,000 in school safety grants from the state Department of Justice. The Colfax school district has been using a safety plan and has been an active participant in the Dunn…

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Colfax Varsity Dance Team competes at the Menomonie Holiday Classic

At the Menomonie Holiday Classic this past weekend, the Colfax Dance Team had an excellent showing. The dancers had a lot of fun with their sassy Jazz routine but know it will need more work to place. The dancers created their own choreography for these competition routines and the choreography for the Jazz routine was…

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Colfax school district “exceeds expectations” on state report card

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  On the annual review of school district performance for student achievement in 2017-2018, also known as the state report card, the Colfax school district has exceeded expectations. “This is good news,” said William C. Yingst Jr., school district administrator, during the Colfax Board of Education’s November meeting. “We have…

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