Colfax Schools

Dachel selected at Optimist of the Month

Ayssa Dachel 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.  Alyssa 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 High School seniors awarded more than $350,000 in scholarships

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  All together, 23 Colfax High School seniors received scholarships and recognitions at the senior awards program May 1. Here are the students, listed in alphabetical order: • Elizabeth Affolter — Herb Kohl Foundation Student Initiative Scholarship for $10,000; United Recyclers Group scholarship for $500; recognition as a senior mentor…

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Kaylee Lemler: “It only takes two seconds.”

  By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  One year ago, on May 11, 2018, Colfax High School student Braden Lemler, age 16, died in a car crash on his way home from school. The day before the Colfax High School Junior Prom this year on April 27, Braden’s mother, Kaylee Lemler — along with Don…

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Colfax school district receives “gold” for transcripted credit classes

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  The Colfax school district has received a “gold” award for the transcripted credit partnership with Chippewa Valley Technical College. CVTC held an awards banquet for schools participating in the transcripted credit program last Wednesday, and Colfax received a gold award, said John Dachel, high school principal, at the Colfax…

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