Raising money can sometimes be difficult. Raising $31,000 might seem impossible to some but to Zach Woodworth, it's a goal that is not far out of reach.
The chancellors of UW–Platteville and UW–Madison came to UWP Jan. 11 to argue that the UW System, and their campuses specifically, need more money from the state in its next budget.
The Darlington School Board of Education heard from a community member at the Tuesday, Jan. 3 meeting, who was concerned about the amount his taxes had gone up.
In a unanimous vote, the Riverdale School Board approved pursuing a non-recurring, five-year operational referendum on the spring ballot. If approved by voters, the referendum will allow the school district to exceed the state imposed revenue limit by $600,000 each year.
Read about his exciting opportunity in the January 12 edition of The Richland Observer.
The Boscobel School Board approved the school calendar for 2017-2018 as recommended by the district's calendar committee Tuesday night.
The room was full at the Darlington Community School's Board of Education meeting, Monday, Dec. 19, hoping to convince the board to keep the District Social Media/DHS Library Assistant position. The board has posted the position for several months and do have applicants. This position was cut to save money when the referendum failed. The board had to decide whether to bring the position back during second semester or wait until next school year. The position is in the budget.
At the Darlington School Board meeting on Monday, Dec. 5, the school board members discussed selling the track and field records on the current board. The records will be sold to the individuals and/or family members of those record holders for $50. The funds will be used to offset the new replacement board.
Read all about it in the December 8, 2016 issue of The Richland Observer.
Read all about it in the December 8 issue of The Richland Observer.
Board members on the Darlington School Board discussed on where to put a sign for the high school auditorium and what it would look like. The school board approved having the auditorium named Leona M. Havens Theatre in May 2016. The Pop Factory Players said they would be donating the signage for the theatre. They came to the board asking if they would like a sign to be inside the building or outside.
Read about it in the December 2, 2016 issue of the Richland Observer.
It was good news for the Boscobel School District with the recent release of the K-12 school and district report cards by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. The report card shows a 2015-2016 school year overall score for the district of 76.3, which is an "Exceeds Expectation" score.
More than twice as many occurrences this quarter than same time last year. Read about the District's concerns in the November 24 issue of the Richland Observer.
Much of Tuesday night's meeting of the Boscobel School Board was used to hear presentations – first on the growing success of the Bulldog Coffeehouse run by students of the Special Education's transition classes and then on immersive trips being planned by the high school Spanish and Biology teachers.
The Darlington Community School Board of Education discussed the remaining funds in the technology budget and approved purchases for several items in both the high ...
To keep the students of the Black Hawk School District safe, the school built a wall when entering the school.
See more photos of the RMS science fair in the March 16, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.
Five years after St. Mary's School in Platteville closed, efforts are under way to reopen the school, possibly as early as this coming school ...
Platteville Middle School eighth-graders and their parents should find out by the time their spring break starts next week when their eighth-grade completion ceremony will ...
The Darlington Community School Board of Education heard a presentation from Brad Willborn and Ole Olson on their signs that alert other vehicles of slow ...
Mrs. Schroeder's Jefferson fifth graders wrote articles for the March 9, 2017 Richland Observer special Newspapers in Education pages.
Read all about it in the March 9, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.
It is said that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Dr. Jillian Scherer couldn't agree more.
Classes at Boscobel High School have entered their second semester. Thoughts of summer are perhaps flitting through a few minds already. But for the seniors ...
Interest in the regional girls' basketball competition in the Boscobel High School gym spilled over into the Boscobel School Board regular meeting Tuesday evening. The ...
DARLINGTON FFA & FFA Alumni Toy Show and Pancake Breakfast held Sunday, Feb. 19 at the Darlington High School drew large crowds to both events. Many ...
By Kayla Barnes
The pending referendum vote was again a major topic for the Riverdale School Board at their regular monthly meeting Tuesday.
UW–Platteville chancellor Dennis Shields will not become the next president of Wright State University.