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Glenwood City High School student, Sydney Grant, wins first place in statewide writing competition

By LeAnn R. Ralph  GLENWOOD CITY  —  Sydney Grant, who will be a junior at Glenwood City High School this fall, has won first place in the Mary Jo Nettesheim Memorial Literary Competition.  The writing contest was sponsored by the Delta Kappa Gamma Wisconsin State Organization, an international society of women educators. Sydney’s story, “Fireworks,”…

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Glenwood City educator attends Total Band Workshop

MAPLE GROVE, MN — Mr. Matt Lamb, band director at Glenwood City, recently attended the Total Band Director Workshop in Maple Grove, MN.  This intense two day workshop is sponsored by Eckroth Music, Hal Leonard, JW Pepper, Yamaha, and Conn-Selmer.  During the two-day workshop, directors were introduced to new tools, materials, and music – not…

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GC School Board approves handbooks, academic standards and personnel hirings

GLENWOOD CITY — With just a handful of action items on its July 11 agenda, the Glenwood City School Board approved updates to several handbooks, student academic standards and personnel hirings during Monday evening’s regular session. Prior to the board’s approval, Glenwood City Elementary principal Betsy Haltinner and her middle school/high school counterpart Marcy Burch…

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Five staff members retire from Glenwood City School District

GLENWOOD CITY —  Five valued members of the Glenwood City School District called it a career at the conclusion of this school year. Retiring following the final day on May 27 were Angela Hierlmeier, choir and general music educator; Mary Jones, K-12 art teacher; Gordy Hierlmeier, K-12 physical education and middle school/high school health teacher…

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GC Student selected for Middle School State Honors Band

Each year, around 1000 auditions occur for the 305 available positions in the Middle Level Honors State Music Project. Every student that auditions should be very proud of his/her accomplishment, as preparation for the audition is an honor in itself.  The audition consists of a prepared solo, four memorized scales, sight reading etude, and participating…

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GC Senior Center announces 5th grade essay winners

GLENWOOD CITY — In January, fifth grade students at Glenwood City Elementary were asked by the Senior Center to write an essay about their favorite older adult. The Glenwood City Senior Center has been holding this intergenerational essay contest for over two decades.  Senior Center board President Alfie Schrank, along with Marge Quale, board secretary-treasurer…

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Glenwood City’s 2022 graduates awarded over $155,650 in scholarships

GLENWOOD CITY — For the past several years graduating classes at Glenwood City High School have been the recipients of six-figure scholarship totals. This year was no different. The Class of 2022 was awarded $155,650 in schlarship monies it was announced during the senior awards banquet held May 18 and printed in an insert that…

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14 honor students to lead GCHS’s Class of 2022 commencement

GLENWOOD CITY — The Glenwood City High School class of 2022 will graduate this Saturday morning, May 21 with 14 honor students. The commencement program is slated to begin at 11:00 a.m. in the high school gymnasium. Valedictorian Brendan Booth and salutatorian Isabella Simmons are featured in Tribune Press Reporter’s Special 2022 Graduation section that…

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Exemplary Performance Recognition at State solo/ensemble

WAUNAKEE – Wisconsin School Music Association (WSMA) proudly announces the 336 middle school and high school students and large ensembles identified by adjudicators for “exemplary performances” in State Solo & Ensemble at one of 10 university locations on April 30, May 6 or May 7. From over 6,800 vocal and instrumental solos and ensembles scheduled…

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GC music students perform at state solo & ensemble

Thousands of students headed to various locations across the state in the past few weeks for their opportunity to perform in a Wisconsin School Music Association (WSMA) State Music Festival – one of the largest student events of its kind in the nation. More than 32,000 student musicians took part in WSMA State Music Festivals.…

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