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Herb Kohl Foundation Teacher and Principal Nominations can now be submitted online

MILWAUKEE — Nominations of Wisconsin PK through 12 teachers and principals can now be submitted online at www.kohleducation.org for the 2022 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation teacher Fellowship and principal Leadership awards. The deadline for submission is Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. central time. Awards are $6,000, with an additional $6,000 grant going to…

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Search still underway for Glenwood City High School/Middle School principal

GLENWOOD CITY — Superintendent Tim Johnson informed the Glenwood City Board of Education at its August 30th meeting that 16 candidates had applied for the open position of high school/middle school principal. Johnson also told members that he had offered interviews to five of those candidates with those interviews scheduled for today, September 8. He…

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Boyceville H.S. first in state with You Can Fly program

James Harvey informed the Tribune Press Reporter that the Boyceville High (BHS) is the first High School in the state to incorporate the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) “You Can Fly” High School Aviation STEM curriculum into its elective course selection. The incoming BHS freshmen (Class of 2025) are eligible to participate in this…

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Keeping kids safe during back to school

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) and Department of Public Instruction (DPI) have released guidance on strategies districts and schools can use to best protect students during in-person learning this school year. “As a parent planning for this school year, it’s great to see so many schools and districts taking steps to keep students,…

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Residents express masking concerns at Boyceville school board meeting

BOYCEVILLE — Three district residents appeared at the August 18 meeting of the Boyceville Community School District’s Board of Education to tell members of their concerns about the use of masks in schools. Carol Breslin along with Debbie McHenry and her daughter-in-law Sarah McHenry spoke to board members about what they believe to be the…

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Drive with caution as school buses return this fall

After an unprecedented pandemic school year, students across Wisconsin are going back to the classroom, which will bring out more traffic near schools. September’s Law of the Month reminds drivers of the rules involving school buses and ways to protect young passengers. “School bus law violations pose serious risks for children, but the threat can…

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GCSD’s mil rate set to drop significantly in 2021-2022

GLENWOOD CITY — The mil rate for the School District of Glenwood City has been trending downwards ever so slightly since the 2016-17 school year. But, the 2021-22 projected mil rate is set to make a significant decrease. During the district’s annual meeting held Monday evening, August 16 in the high school commons area, the…

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Board accepts Gretzlock resignation, approves safe-return-to-school plan

GLENWOOD CITY — The Glenwood City Board of Education unanimously accepted the resignation of middle school/high school principal Patrick Gretzlock Monday evening bringing a quiet end to what had been a tumultuous six-month ordeal in which some district residents and parents had voiced their concerns about the district’s handling of Gretzlock’s employment status and urged…

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Herb Kohl Foundation Scholarship application forms now available

MILWAUKEE — Online applications for the 2022 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Excellence Scholarship can now be submitted at www.kohleducation.org. A total of 100 students will be selected to receive $10,000 scholarships from among all applicants throughout the state. Applicants must be residents of Wisconsin who will graduate from high school in 2022, and plan to…

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