Elk Mound Schools

Elk Mound salutatorian: Morgan Radtke

ELK MOUND —  The salutatorian of the Elk Mound High School Class of 2019 is Morgan Radtke. Morgan is the daughter of Rod and Michelle Radtke of Eau Claire. The Colfax Messenger sent out a questionnaire to Morgan, and here are her answers. • Describe your most memorable event in high school. I don’t have…

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Elk Mound Academic Decathlon team takes 3rd place at state meet

By LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND  — The Elk Mound High School Academic Decathlon team took third place in the Wisconsin Academic Decathlon in Division 3 March 7 and 8 at Wisconsin Dells. This year’s theme for the Academic Decathlon was “The 1960s.” Teams from Elk Mound have competed in Academic Decathlon for more than…

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Snow days influence 2019-2020 Elk Mound school calendar

By LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND  —  It’s one of those “just in case” situations. The Elk Mound Board of Education approved adjustments to the 2019-2020 school year calendar at the March 18 meeting to provide cushion in the event that next year has as many inclement weather days as there have been this year.…

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Elk Mound school board accepts CESA 10 proposal for cost analysis

By LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND  —  The Elk Mound Board of Education has approved working with CESA 10 on a cost analysis of potential big-ticket items in the school district. The school board approved working with CESA 10 on the cost analysis at the February 18 meeting. The projects are part of the school…

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Elk Mound school district “exceeds expectations” on state report card

By LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND  —  The Elk Mound school district has “exceeded expectations” with a score of 77.2 on the annual review of school district performance for student achievement in 2017-2018. The score indicates a four point increase and compares to the previous year’s score of 73, said Eric Wright, school district administrator,…

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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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