Gov. Evers directs DHS to mandate statewide closure of all K-12 Wisconsin schools

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MADISON — On Friday, March 13, Gov. Tony Evers directed Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm to issue an agency order mandating the statewide closure of all K-12 schools, public and private, as part of the state’s efforts to respond to and contain the spread of COVID-19 in Wisconsin. The mandated closure will…

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Read Across America Week at Colfax

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Read Across America Week in Colfax
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Ken Bjork recognized at WASB convention for 35 years of service

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Ken Bjork 35 Year WASB Award resized photo

MILWAUKEE — School District of Colfax school board member Kenneth Bjork has been recognized by the Wisconsin Association of School Boards (WASB) for serving 35 years on the Colfax Board of Education. Bjork was honored at the State Education Convention in January in Milwaukee in front of hundreds of school board members and school district…

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Colfax Fire Department announces 2020 poster contest winners

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Colfax Fire Department poster contest winners
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Colfax HS Students’ Solo/Ensemble Results 2020

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GLENWOOD CITY — Glenwood City High School hosted Solo & Ensemble Festival on Tuesday, March 2nd. Schools participating were: Spring Valley, Boyceville, Colfax, Durand, Assumption and Glenwood City. The primary purposes of WSMA festivals are to: • Establish standards of quality for music literature. • Motivate students to prepare and perform to the best of…

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Colfax High School chapter of the National Honor Society raised $1,106.48 for Pennies for Patients

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Colfax NHS Leukemia & Lymphoma donation
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Colfax school board report: Native American mascot resolution fails at WASB convention

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By LeAnn R. Ralph COLFAX  — Colfax school board member Ken Neuburg says he is perplexed about the failure of a resolution at the Wisconsin Association of School Boards convention in January regarding school districts retiring Native American mascots. Neuburg, who spoke about the WASB resolutions at the Colfax Board of Education’s February 24 meeting,…

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Colfax 2020 Spelling Bee Winners

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Colfax Elementary spelling bee winners 2020
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Colfax Winter Carnival 2020

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CHS Winter Carnival Court 3 Feb 2020
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Sand Creek Arts Scholarship available to HS seniors

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Sand Creek Arts will be offering one $1500 scholarship ($750 each semester of the freshman year) for a 2020 graduating high school senior.  The focus of Sand Creek Arts is to promote the arts, recreation, and theater in the Sand Creek, Wisconsin community.  The goal of this scholarship is to help its recipients toward reaching…

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