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Board moves $300,000 into Fund 46, saving taxpayers money

DARLINGTON – The Darlington School District Board of Education discussed moving $300,000 from their general fund balance in Fund 46 for capital projects in the future.

July 20, 2017 | Kayla Barnes | Education


Special fees discussed, principals participate in first meeting

SHULLSBURG – District Administrator Loras Kruser brought up the consideration of the 2017-2018 fee schedule to board members at the Shullsburg School District Board of Education meeting on July 12.

July 20, 2017 | Kayla Barnes | Education


School district looking at budget surplus

Budgets and staff hires were among the topics discussed by the Boscobel School Board during their regular monthly board meeting Tuesday.

July 20, 2017 | Emily Schendel | Education


Work coming along on high school remodel

DARLINGTON – Lee Black, Head of Maintenance for the Darlington School District, updated the Darlington School Board of Education on the progress being made at the high school at the meeting Monday night.

June 29, 2017 | Kayla Barnes | Education


School Board sees preliminary budget numbers

The Boscobel School Board got its first look at the school district's oh so very preliminary budget at their regular meeting Tuesday evening.

June 26, 2017 | Erin Martin | Education


Summer School underway at BES

They call Session One of the Boscobel Summer School Program an "enrichment session," but a quick look at the syllabus reveals a whole lot of fun stuff, starting out with Summer Fun for K-1 students, with activities that include "games, crafts, snacks and loads of fun."

June 22, 2017 | David Krier | Education


$240,000 library project splits school board

DARLINGTON – The main topic for the Darlington School Board of Education's special meeting on Tuesday, May 30, got pretty heated as the board looked at the bids that had come in for the current project involving the tech ed. and library.

June 08, 2017 | Kayla Barnes | Education


Merits of moving sixth grade to jr./sr. high school debated

After sending out letters to parents of students who will be attending sixth grade this fall, the Boscobel School Board posted meeting notices online and at various locations in town last Friday for a meeting Monday night to discuss and solicit input from the public on the possibility of moving the sixth grade classrooms to the middle/high school building.

June 08, 2017 | Erin Martin | Education


Best Communities for Music Education program Monday

Platteville has been named one of the Best Communities for Music Education award for the third consecutive year.

May 31, 2017 | | Education


Jefferson again named School of Recognition

State Superintendent Tony Evers praised Jefferson Elementary School of Richland Center for receiving Wisconsin Title I School of Recognition honors for the 2016-2017 school year during a recent ceremony at the State Capitol in Madison.

May 31, 2017 | | Education


Darlington Forensics Team awarded Excellence in Speech Award

The Darlington High School Forensics Team was once again awarded the organization's most prestigious award, The Excellence in Speech Award, which recognizes schools whose students earn the highest medalist honors at the State Speech Festival, which was held on April 22 in Madison. This is the 23-year that Darlington has received this award. Since the Wisconsin High School Forensics Association gives this honor to the top five percent of schools, which is 18 schools in the state. The following students participated at State and received the following medals:

May 25, 2017 | | Education


Former UW-R foreign exchange students return for visit

Read all about it in the May 25, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

May 24, 2017 | | Education


Boscobel hosts 25th annual Champion Games

Boscobel students and staff were all smiles as they began the March of Champions at the 25th annual Champion Games Friday at Boscobel High School. They hosted over 1,200 students, chaperones and volunteers from two dozen area school districts for a day of games, athletic competitions and inclusivity. UW-Platteville students joined high school student volunteers from Boscobel, Fennimore, Cuba City, Prairie du Chien, Southwestern and Wauzeka-Steuben

May 18, 2017 | | Education


Shullsburg chooses new principal and assistant principal

SHULLSBURG – The Shullsburg School Board of Education chose Mark Lierman as principal and Dana Bendorf as assistant principal at Shullsburg Community Schools on Wednesday, May 10.

May 17, 2017 | Kayla Barnes | Education


Library furniture takes top seat in school board discussion

DARLINGTON – The Darlington School Board of Education discussed the library furniture cost at their meeting, Monday night, May 15.

May 17, 2017 | Kayla Barnes | Education


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Fennimore teacher earns slot as national award finalist

One of Fennimore's fine minds is a finalist for the 2017 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science (PAEMST).

September 15, 2017 | Erin Martin | Education


Additional shelving needed in library, board wants other options

DARLINGTON – District Administrator Denise Wellnitz informed the Darlington School District Board of Education that the high school library would need more bookshelves or stacks. She ...

September 14, 2017 | Kayla Barnes | Education


Youths enjoy food, fun, fitness

Read about it in the September 14, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

September 13, 2017 | | Education


Act 32 out, making list of projects for Shullsburg Schools

SHULLSBURG – The Shullsburg School Board of Education decided that Act 32 would not work for their district at their Aug. 31 special board meeting to ...

September 06, 2017 | Kayla Barnes | Education


PPS ponders Harrison TIF

The Town of Harrison Board is expected to vote Tuesday on creating the town's first Tax Incremental Financing district in the area of the ...

September 06, 2017 | Steve Prestegard | Education


A+B=C

Fennimore School District welcomes 10 new teachers this year.

September 01, 2017 | Erin Martin | Education


UW–Platteville students receive UW System award

UW–Platteville students Avamarie Brueggeman and David Ababio received the 2017–18 UW System Alliant Energy/Erroll B. Davis, Jr. Achievement Award.

August 31, 2017 | by Amanda Bertolozzi UW–Platteville | Education


State budget panel OKs UWP projects

The week before students resume or begin classes at UW–Platteville, their educational institution got big news Monday.

August 31, 2017 | Steve Prestegard | Education


Darlington District Annual meeting

DARLINGTON – The Darlington School Board of Education held their annual meeting Monday night, Aug. 28 at the large group room in the DEMS building.

August 30, 2017 | Kayla Barnes | Education


Are you sick of being sick? Make changes with CHIP

Read about it in the August 31, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

August 30, 2017 | | Education


Board sees remodeling project, school opening on time

DARLINGTON – The Darlington School District Board of Education toured the Darlington High School remodel project after the monthly meeting Monday night, Aug. 21.

August 25, 2017 | Kayla Barnes | Education


Shullsburg Schools set special meeting for possible referendum planning

SHULLSBURG – The Shullsburg School District Board of Education is planning a special meeting, on Aug. 30 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss a possible ...

August 16, 2017 | Kayla Barnes | Education


Siblings earn major scholarships

Read about it in the August 3, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

August 02, 2017 | | Education


Five chosen as UW-Richland outstanding alumni

Read all about it in the August 3, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

August 02, 2017 | | Education


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