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2018-2019 Building & Grounds projects considered

DARLINGTON – Darlington Community School Board of Education members agreed to table the 2018-2019 Building & Grounds projects proposed at $166,215 for the next meeting in order to get more information on furniture for the district office.

April 12, 2018 | Kayla Barnes | Education


CANteen program seeks to teach work skills

Efforts to bring a new program teaching life skills are underway at Fennimore Middle and High School. Katie Koestler, the exceptional education needs teacher in the high school, is seeking a $1,750 grant with the help of Kim Droessler, Technology Integration and ESEA Coordinator at Fennimore Elementary, from the Dubuque Racing Association. Those funds, if received, will allow Koestler and her students to open up the CANteen coffee shop.

March 23, 2018 | Erin Martin | Education


Walker signs Sparsity Aid bill at Riverdale

Gov. Scott Walker signed Sparsity Aid Legislation into law at Riveradle High School Monday morning. Assembly Bill 835 proposed by 17th District Wisconsin State Senator Howard Marklien (R-Spring Green) increases sparsity aid from $300 to $400 per pupil for the 2018-19 school year, estimated to increase state aid for smal rurals chool districts with relatively large geographic size by $6 million.

March 16, 2018 | Emily Schendel | Education


Darlington School Board: Varsity football realignment coming along

DARLINGTON – The Football Only Realignment plan presented at the WIAA Board of Control meeting in Madison on March 2 had its first reading and was approved 8-2 to move forward with the plan, Athletic Director Kurt Cohen told school board members on March 8.

March 15, 2018 | Kayla Barnes | Education


Fennimore native selected as principal

Fennimore's school district will keep a native son close after choosing him to succeed current middle and high school principal Dan Bredeson. Boone Tollefson will take on the mantle of administrative leadership this summer, July 1. Currently, Boone serves as the Dean of Students, School Assessment Coordinator, and Head Varsity Football Coach.

March 11, 2018 | Erin Martin | Education


Newspapers in Education

Read their articles and see ads designed by kids in the March 8, 2018 issue of The Richland Observer.

March 07, 2018 | | Education


RCHS dominates robotics challenge

See more photos and read about it in the March 8, 2018 issue of The Richland Observer.

March 07, 2018 | | Education


KidWind Challenge tests student-built Wind Turbines

Middle school students from Darlington and Shullsburg will participate in the "ultimate wind turbine design competition" on Saturday, March 3.

March 01, 2018 | | Education


Referendum informational meeting set for March 27

SHULLSBURG – After much discussion, it was agreed upon at the Shullsburg School District Board of Education meeting to have an informational meeting on March 27 to discuss the upcoming recurring referendum that the citizens of the Shullsburg School District will be voting on in April.

February 22, 2018 | Kayla Barnes | Education


School board denies land petitions

DARLINGTON – The Darlington Community School Board of Education denied six land petitions at their board meeting Monday, Feb. 19, from residents in the town of Kendall who were petitioning to leave the school district and join the Belmont School District.

February 22, 2018 | Kayla Barnes | Education


Chancellor Shields urges UW-Richland to dig in for 2018

Read about it in the February 22, 2018 issue of The Richland Observer.

February 21, 2018 | | Education


WEDC grant aims to spur CESA 3 youth entrepreneurs

Read about it in the February 1, 2018 issue of The Richland Observer.

January 31, 2018 | | Education


DHS Science Remodel, Energy Efficiency bids approved

DARLINGTON – The Darlington School Board of Education approved the bid from Portzen Construction of $522,096 for the DHS Science Remodel.

January 24, 2018 | Kayla Barnes | Education


Zimmerman named UW-R acting campus administrator

Read about it in the January 25, 2018 issue of The Richland Observer.

January 24, 2018 | | Education


Marjorie Wallace: educator and community leader

Read about the profound impact on Richland Center by the recently deceased former UW-Richland dean in the January 25, 2018 issue of The Richland Observer.

January 24, 2018 | | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Childhood experiences can impact brain development

Interest in the topic of ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) continues to grow in Richland County, as more community members have learned about their connection to ...

May 30, 2018 | | Education


Ithaca students take part in DNR research project

Read about it in the May 24, 2018 issue of The Richland Observer.

May 23, 2018 | | Education


Wages for 2018-2019 worked out for Shullsburg District

SHULLSBURG – The Shullsburg School District Board of Education approved raises for the Shullsburg Education Association (SEA) personnel and support staff for the 2018-2019 school year ...

May 17, 2018 | Kayla Barnes | Education


RCHS band members receive special awards

Four senior members of the Richland Center High School Symphonic Band were awarded special honors for their years of musical excellence as RCHS band students ...

May 16, 2018 | | Education


Shullsburg Prom

THE SHULLSBURG Junior class had their prom on April 21. The "Great Gatsby" theme was filled with much glitz and glam. Prom queen was Kaylee ...

May 10, 2018 | | Education


Belmont Prom

THE BELMONT Junior Prom, "Moonlight in Paris", was held Saturday, April 28. The prom king Andrew Weber and queen Ricca Varvil won the coveted crowns ...

May 10, 2018 | | Education


Darlington Prom

2018 DHS PROM was held Saturday, May 5 at the gymnasium at Darlington High School. A large crowd was on hand when Prom King Matt ...

May 10, 2018 | | Education


Schools out forever for Savatski

DARLINGTON – After 16 years teaching and 16 years as the principal at the Darlington Elementary/Middle School, Michelle Savatski says it is time for her ...

May 10, 2018 | Kayla Barnes | Education


Mental Health Mural

DARLINGTON – Four students from schools within Lafayette County won the ability to have their drawings about mental health made into a mural at the Lafayette ...

May 02, 2018 | Kayla Barnes | Education


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