Elk Mound Schools

Elk Mound schools to offer safety presentation April 5

By LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND  —  If your children come home from school and say, “We had ALICE training today,” do you know they are talking about? Eric Wright, superintendent in the Elk Mound school district, said he has had several parents tell him their children talk about ALICE training but they do not…

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Arrgh, matey: Elk Mound HS team wins Rube Goldberg contest on campus

MENOMONIE WI —  Elk Mound High School’s pirate-themed Rube Goldberg machine sailed away with the treasure at a regional competition Friday, March 2, hosted by University of Wisconsin-Stout. The school’s machine took first place and earned two other awards to lead six teams in the technology and engineering challenge at the Memorial Student Center. Elk…

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13-year-old threatens shooting at Elk Mound schools

By LeAnn R. Ralph ELK MOUND  —  It all started with a field trip. A 13-year-old Elk Mound Middle School student involved in a verbal and physical altercation on a bus returning from a field trip to the middle school last Wednesday carried the altercation into the school and threatened the possibility of a shooting…

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Dunn County court upholds DPI decision on school district boundaries

By Cara L. Dempski MENOMONIE — A local judge denied a motion last week that could potentially have redrawn part of the school district boundary between Eau Claire and Elk Mound. Dunn County Circuit Court Judge Rod Smeltzer ruled in favor of the School District Boundary Appeals Board – part of the Wisconsin Department of…

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