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Colfax School Crossing – 9-9-2020

By Editor | September 8, 2020
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Future in discus looks bright for Colfax’s Jensen and Hydukovich

By Editor | September 1, 2020

By Dan Luer Editor’s note: Although Dan Luer, who also is a graduate of Colfax High School, does not mention it in the article, he holds the state discus record for the Class C division in 1972 at 154-8. He is retired and formerly served as an assistant track and field coach in throws at…

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UW Health offers guidance for parents with children returning to school

By Editor | August 28, 2020

MADISON – UW Health is offering tips for parents to stay safe as their children go back to school or leave for college. Both scenarios present different challenges and risks of exposure to COVID-19. “We know these are difficult times for parents as they weigh the benefits of in person education for their children against…

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Colfax school board: 46 families enrolled in virtual learning

By Editor | August 25, 2020

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX —  Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, 46 Colfax school district families have enrolled their students in a virtual learning option as of August 17 rather than sending their children to in-person five day per week instruction. The 46 families account for 76 students, said Polly Rudi, director of special education…

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Colfax Schools hold virtual open house

By Editor | August 25, 2020
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Two more teachers retire from CSD

By Editor | August 11, 2020

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX —  The Colfax Board of Education has accepted requests for retirement from two more teachers, Colleen Verdon, high school Spanish teacher, and Lori Halpin, middle school language arts teacher. At a special meeting August 5 held primarily to consider the back-to-school plan, the school board also approved transferring Dianna Dachel,…

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Sailing into 2020-2021: Colfax school district back-to-school plan for COVID-19

By Editor | August 11, 2020

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX —  The 2020-21 Colfax Back-to-School Plan covers a variety of details pertaining to the five day per week in-person instruction approved by the Colfax Board of Education August 5. According to the introduction to the plan, “The purpose of our Colfax Back-to-School plan is to keep our students, staff, and…

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Colfax school board approves 5 days per week in-person instruction, masks required

By Editor | August 11, 2020

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX —  The Colfax Board of Education has approved starting school this fall with five days per week in-person instruction at school with masks required for students and school staff to help slow the spread of COVID-19. The plan approved by the school board also includes online options for those parents…

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WIAA approves fall sports season with dramatic changes

By Editor | July 24, 2020

For the many student athletes, coaches, parents, school administrators and fans that were holding their collective breath, they can all breathe a sigh of relief after the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Board of Directors approved conducting the 2020 fall sports season following a special business meeting Thursday, July 23. But there are significant changes and…

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Colfax school board reviews proposed $9.5 million budget for 2020-2021

By Editor | July 21, 2020

By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX —  The Colfax Board of Education has reviewed a proposed budget of $9.5 million for the 2020-2021 school year. Considering the COVID-19 pandemic and the expectation that the state’s revenue will be negatively impacted by the pandemic, “the key word is proposed,” said William C. Yingst Jr., school district administrator,…

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