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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 health. Richland County UW-Extension and UW-Richland Continuing Education recently hosted a full day "Wisconsin ACE Interface" training at UW-Richland, with Peter Daniels as the speaker.

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 at their meeting on Wednesday, May 9.

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. Pictured from left to right: Abby Ruetten - Senior Band Award; Alex Slaman - Louie Armstrong Jazz Award; Sterling Kleist - John Philip Sousa Band Award; Rob Cooper - Marine Corp Semper Fidelis Band Award.

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 Rueter and prom king was Michael Welsh.

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 that night.

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 Douglas and Queen Bethany McDonald (foreground) were chosen to represent the DHS Junior class.

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 to spend more time with the family and have some fun.

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 County Human Services in Darlington.

May 02, 2018 | Kayla Barnes | Education


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


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Five chosen as UW-R Outstanding Alumni

Read about them in the August 16, 2018 issue of The Richland Observer.

August 15, 2018 | | Education


Wally Byrne hired as new BHS principal

Starting about half an hour late from closed session, the Boscobel School Board met for a special board meeting on Monday.

August 09, 2018 | Emily Schendel | Education


American Legion Auxiliary names essay contest winners

Read about it in the July 12, 2018 issue of The Richland Observer.

July 11, 2018 | | Education


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