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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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Sportsmen’s Club Scholarship Recipient Announced

SCHOLARSHIP AWARDED — Anna Roder (left) of Elk Mound High School was selected to receive a $500.00 scholarship from the Colfax Sportsmen’s Club. She attended the club’s monthly meeting on May 4 and explained that she will be majoring in biology at UW-Eau Claire in the fall, with the intent of becoming a teacher. Doug…

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State Solo/Ensemble results for Colfax High School

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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Optimists honor Blaisdell as youth of the month

The Menomonie Optimist Club completed another year of honoring talented young people from Dunn County’s four high schools by naming Hailey Blaisdell of Colfax High School as the May 2022 Youth of the Month. The Optimist Club has been honoring such students for over 30 years. Hailey Blaisdell will graduate from Colfax High School having…

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Elk Mound Junior Prom

2022 ELK MOUND Prom was held Saturday, April 23 at the Emerald Ridge Event Center. Picutred from left to right are junior class king and queen Tate Anderson and Karsyn Heath and senior class queen and king, Kyah Fischer and Carter Sundeen. —photo submitted

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4th Graders Plant Trees

THE 4TH GRADERS at Mound View Elementary in Elk Mound had an opportunity to give back to the community by planting white pine trees at Wheaton Park Thursday, April 28th . The students had a fantastic time and learned a lot about how to plant a sapling. Members from the Wheaton Town Park Commission along…

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4-H Art U Student Art Show at UW-Stout April 30th to May 6th

4-H is a community of diverse young people across America. 4-H members learn new things by completing projects that interest them, participating in community service, leading club meetings, experimenting with science, making art, going to camp, taking care of animals or going on educational trips. This spring local youth have many opportunities to explore their…

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CVTC recognizes Colfax and Elk Mound high schools for dual-credit partnership

Students earn college credit through established program EAU CLAIRE – Chippewa Valley Technical College on Wednesday, April 13 recognized area high schools that have partnered with CVTC in the last year to offer dual credit opportunities to their students. In dual-credit classes, high school students earn full credit directly from the technical college as well…

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