Elk Mound Schools

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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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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