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Elk Mound School Board hears quarantine updates

By Cara L. Dempski ELK MOUND — On September 20, the Elk Mound School Board heard from district administrators that there are fewer than five active cases of COVID-19 per building, with approximately 15 students per building in quarantine. The information was presented after a group of district parents led by Shannon Todd, who spoke…

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Elk Mound School Board approves preliminary budget

By Cara L. Dempski ELK MOUND – The Board of Education for the Elk Mound Area School District approved a preliminary budget for the coming school year during its August 23 budget hearing and annual meeting. The preliminary budget indicates total expenditures of $25,502,140 across all expense funds, with the proposed property tax levy of…

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EM High School Alumni Scholarship Fund awards three students

ELK MOUND — The Elk Mound High School Alumni Scholarship Fund awarded scholarships to three spring graduates this year. To be considered for the scholarship, the students were required to write an essay and also participated in a virtual interview. Wensel Sydney Wensel, daughter of Travis and Cindy Wensel, received a $1,000 scholarship. Sydney plans…

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Mayo Clinic Health System awards scholarships to high school graduates in Northwest Wisconsin

EAU CLAIRE — Graduating seniors from high schools in Northwest Wisconsin recently received $1,000 scholarships from Mayo Clinic Health System to pursue education in a health care-related field. This program is supported by the Northwest Wisconsin Community Giving Committee as part of the organization’s commitment to the community and healthcare workforce development. The recipients are:…

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EM Class of 2021 Salutatorian: Nate Lew

By LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND — The salutatorian of the Elk Mound High School Class of 2021 is Nate Lew, the son of David and Susan Lew of Eau Claire. Nate says being named salutatorian is a meaningful way for his academic efforts to be acknowledged. “It means a lot to me because it…

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Elk Mounds holds Class of 2021 graduation ceremony

The 89 members of the Elk Mound High School graduating class of 2021, with family, friends, school staff, and guests surrounding them at the Friday, May 14 commencement exercise. This was Elk Mound’s 101st graduating class. The first class graduated in 1921 with just seven students. More photos of Elk Mound’s graduation will be available…

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WEDC invests in Elk Mound Area School District for fab lab equipment

ELK MOUND – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) announced Wednesday, May 5th that the Elk Mound Area School District is the recipient of a state grant to fund new fabrication laboratory (fab lab) facilities, which will equip Wisconsin students with essential skills for the 21st century’s global economy. Elk Mound Area School District was…

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Pritchard, Levra named D-SC Scholar Athletes at Elk Mound

The Elk Mound High School Athletic Department is proud to announce the selection of Kennedy Pritchard and Ethan Levra as this year’s Dunn-St Croix Conference Scholar Athletes. Each member school district within the Dunn-St Croix Conference is invited to nominate one boy and one girl for scholar athlete honors. Criteria for selection include grade point,…

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