Colfax Schools

Colfax and Elk Mound Dunn-St. Croix scholar athletes announced

By Amber Hayden The Dunn-St. Croix conference has announced the selection of scholar athletes for each of the conference’s schools. Colfax’s Trey Hovde and Kameri Meredith and Cade Hanson and Hailey Blaskowski both of Elk Mound were named to the list for 2019-20 sports seasons. “Congratulations on your hard work in the classroom and in…

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Colfax school district COVID-19 response: questions but no answers

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  — School has been closed since March 19 because of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, and now there are many questions but no answers regarding end of school activities. William C. Yingst Jr., district administrator, told the Colfax Board of Education at the April 21 meeting that he has recently attended…

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Thinking of Sharing Your Senior Photo on Facebook? Think Twice!

Milwaukee, Wis. – It seems harmless and fun! A bunch of friends on Facebook or other social media are sharing their senior portraits, including the high school name and graduation year, to support the graduating class of 2020 (most of whom are at home because of the coronavirus pandemic). Watch out, scammers or hackers who…

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CHS seniors receive support through yard signs

By Amber Hayden COLFAX — While driving through Colfax, it is hard not to see the signs that are placed in the yards supporting the Class of 2020. In early April, Sherri Bennett Scholfield reached out to the families of the high school seniors and asked if they would want to purchase the signs for…

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Trey Hovde of Colfax named 2020 DAR Good Citizen

EAU CLAIRE – Trey Hovde, son of Nancy and Trevor Hovde of Colfax, has received  the Good Citizen Award from the Eau Claire Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).   This award is given to a high school senior who excels academically, participates in extracurricular activities, and is active in the community.…

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Colfax school board: school closed, all activities cancelled

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  — The most pressing topic of discussion for the Colfax Board of Education at the March 16 meeting was the closure of school as of 5 p.m. March 18 and the cancellation of all activities due to the COVID-19 coronavirus. “I want to commend our staff and the administrative team,”…

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