Elk Mound Schools

Elk Mound Veterans Day program scheduled Nov. 12

ELK MOUND  —  The School District of Elk Mound will be hosting the annual Veterans Day program on Monday, November 12, at 2:20 p.m. in the Elk Mound High School gymnasium. The keynote speaker will be Greg Quinn, Dunn County Veterans Service Officer. According to the County Veterans Service Officer Association of Wisconsin’s on-line directory,…

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Elk Mound school board sets tax levy of $3.012 million

By LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND  —  The Elk Mound Board of Education has set a property tax levy for the 2018-2019 school year of $3,012,408. The levy that was approved at the Board of Education’s October 22 meeting included a Fund 10 property tax levy of $1,987,210 and a debt service levy of $1,025,194.

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Elk Mound Cross Country teams win Dunn-St. Championships

BOYCEVILLE — In two of the closest finishes in the history of the Dunn-St. Croix Conference’s Cross Country Championships, the Elk Mound boys’ and girls’ cross country squads won their respective races and with it the title of 2018 conference champions. The favorite to claim the ladies D-SC title this season, the Elk Mound girls did…

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LeRoy Butler: the journey from a wheelchair to the Super Bowl

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  —  Unbelievable as it may seem, LeRoy Butler, a member of the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame and recently nominated to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, started out life in a wheelchair. Butler spoke to elementary, middle school and high school students in the Colfax High School gymnasium…

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Elk Mound school district to gain 12 properties from Eau Claire

By LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND  —  The Elk Mound school district will soon be expanding its boundary by a dozen properties. Eric Wright, district administrator, reported at the Elk Mound Board of Education’s September 17 meeting that the Eau Claire County Planning and Development office had contacted him with a question about a property…

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Paul Kling hired as new Elk Mound High School principal

By LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND  —  The Elk Mound Board of Education has hired a new Elk Mound High School principal. The school board held a special meeting at 6:30 a.m. September 5, and during a closed session, agreed to contract with Paul Kling for the position of high school principal. Kling has taught…

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Five new staff members start at Elk Mound schools this fall

By LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND   —  Five new staff members will begin their duties in the Elk Mound school district when school starts September 4. The new staff members include McKayla Brunner (financial literacy, career explorations, AP principals of marketing and computer applications at Elk Mound High School); Abe Ferguson (fifth grade English…

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Elk Mound High School principal resigns

By LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND  —  The Elk Mound Board of Education has accepted the resignation of high school principal Paul Weber. The school board accepted Weber’s resignation during the regular monthly meeting August 20 held prior to the school district’s annual meeting.

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