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Riverdale Board discusses referendum communications

The pending referendum vote was again a major topic for the Riverdale School Board at their regular monthly meeting Tuesday.

February 20, 2017 | Erin Martin | Education


UW–Platteville chancellor withdraws from Wright State presidential search

UW–Platteville chancellor Dennis Shields will not become the next president of Wright State University.

February 17, 2017 | Steve Prestegard | Education


Leona M. Havens Theatre

Leona M. Havens Theater is the new name of the Darlington High School auditorium, as a tribute to the many hours Leona spent in the auditorium creating the magnificent shows for over thirty years. The sign was constructed by Jeremiah Kleiber, hung by Lee Black and Jerry Paisley and donated by the Pop Factory Players.

February 08, 2017 | | Education


Facility Use Policy debated

DARLINGTON - The issue of waiving facility use fees was brought up at Darlington Community School Board of Education on Monday, Feb. 6.

February 08, 2017 | Kayla Barnes | Education


UWP Chancellor discusses State of the University address

"Higher education is a dynamic environment," University of Wisconsin-Platteville Chancellor Dennis Shields expressed when addressing points in his State of the University address he gave Tuesday, Jan. 31 to community members and members of the Platteville City Council.

February 02, 2017 | Kayla Barnes | Education


B&G Committee approves $800,000 DHS roof bid

The Darlington School Board of Education Building & Grounds Committee meeting came to order Wednesday, Jan. 25 at 6:30 p.m. The primary purpose of the meeting was to make a decision on roof bids for the Darlington High School (DHS) and plan for the future.

February 02, 2017 | Brian Lund | Education


Foreign exchange students experience educational, cultural differences here

When students choose to travel from around the world to attend high school in the United States, it's rarely the academic education they are coming for. It's the experience of living within another culture, the chance to grow and become more independent that brings them here.

January 30, 2017 | Erin Martin | Education


Shullsburg teachers ready for any situation

You never want to think it could happen in our schools; where a student or teacher could get seriously injured and need medical attention right away before EMTs arrive. But something could happen and Shullsburg is now prepared for that situation.

January 26, 2017 | Kayla Barnes | Education


Boscobel School Board drops plans for third referendum in three years

The Boscobel School Board rescinded their contract with School Perceptions during the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, Jan.17.

January 26, 2017 | Erin Martin | Education


Spanish students headed for Puerto Rico

Thirteen students ranging from freshmen to juniors who are enrolled in Instructor Mark Ekiss's Spanish classes at the Boscobel High School will be spending five days in June applying their Spanish-speaking skills in Puerto Rico. In addition, students will explore the man-made creations and natural wonders of Puerto Rico's island capital in beautiful San Juan in addition to Fajardo and Camuy Caverns. Students will see Spanish colonial architecture while walking along the stone walls of El Morro, visit the El Yunque Rain Forest and Luquillo Beach, and kayak in the glow of the Bioluminescent Bay. Students will also ...

January 23, 2017 | | Education


A machine to cut metal and mold minds

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.

January 20, 2017 | Kayla Barnes | Education


Chancellors make case for more UW funding

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.

January 20, 2017 | Steve Prestegard | Education


Community member concerned about tax increase

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.

January 12, 2017 | Kayla Barnes | Education


Riverdale to seek voter approval to exceed revenue cap

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.

January 12, 2017 | Erin Martin | Education


Storer accepted in NYC’s Brown dance company

Read about his exciting opportunity in the January 12 edition of The Richland Observer.

January 11, 2017 | Dawn Kiefer | Education


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Miller retains seat on Boscobel School Board following recount

There has been another twist in the April 4 Boscobel School Board race, with incumbent Todd Miller now declared the winner in Area 2 over ...

April 20, 2017 | David Krier | Education


DHS walk through to identify Energy projects

The Darlington Community School Board of Education walked through the high school with McKinstry Program Manager Troy Zimdars to see what exactly would be done ...

April 13, 2017 | Kayla Barnes | Education


Area high school students ‘Get Real’

Read all about it in the April 6, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

April 05, 2017 | | Education


Four candidates for Darlington School Bd.

There will be four candidates on the ballot for the Darlington School Board of Education election on April 5: Matt Crist, Joe Schilling, Donna Jean ...

March 30, 2017 | | Education


Riverdale referendum on Tuesday ballot

When it comes to trimming the fat from the budget, there is really none left to cut at Riverdale School District, according to District Administrator ...

March 30, 2017 | Erin Martin | Education


Board hears inclusion efforts, results report

Much of the relatively short open session portion of the regular monthly meeting of the Boscobel School Board Tuesday night was spent hearing an explanation ...

March 27, 2017 | Erin Martin | Education


Remaining technology funds, $164,794, used for purchases

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 ...

March 23, 2017 | Kayla Barnes | Education


Colouring the world, one wall at a time

To keep the students of the Black Hawk School District safe, the school built a wall when entering the school.

March 23, 2017 | Kayla Barnes | Education


Richland Middle School Science Fair

See more photos of the RMS science fair in the March 16, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

March 15, 2017 | | Education


St. Mary’s school may reopen

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 ...

March 10, 2017 | Steve Prestegard | Education


Night or afternoon?

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 ...

March 10, 2017 | Steve Prestegard | Education


Possible new signs for bus stops

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 ...

March 08, 2017 | Kayla Barnes | Education


Newspapers in Education

Mrs. Schroeder's Jefferson fifth graders wrote articles for the March 9, 2017 Richland Observer special Newspapers in Education pages.

March 08, 2017 | | Education


RCHS dominates robotics challenge

Read all about it in the March 9, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

March 08, 2017 | | Education


Are you sick of being sick? Make changes with CHIP

It is said that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Dr. Jillian Scherer couldn't agree more.

March 01, 2017 | Dawn Kiefer | Education


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