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Former teacher returns as principal

By Correne L. Morgan

September 27, 2011 | Correne Martin | Education

Official enrollment up

It's official. The Platteville School District's official enrollment numbers were announced during the regular school board meeting Monday evening. According to Art Beaulieu, director of business and auxiliary services, the third Friday count shows an increase of three students compared to the official count last year. The preliminary enrollment numbers a couple weeks ago indicated a decrease of five students; however, the official number will be 1,460 students compared to 1,457 students last year.

September 27, 2011 | Dan Wackershauser | Education

Banned Books Week at the Soldiers Grove Library

It's Banned Books Week at the Soldiers Grove Library on Sept. 24 to Oct. 1.

September 23, 2011 | Erin Martin | Education

Shullsburg school enrollment declines

SHULLSBURG-Enrollment dropped below estimates for the third Friday count at Shullsburg School District.

September 22, 2011 | Dena Harris | Education

PEP grant funds state of the art fitness center at Cuba City High School

During this past year, the Cuba City School District has been featured numerous times discussing and explaining the Carol M. White Physical Education Program (PEP) Grant.

September 22, 2011 | Stephanie Pitzen | Education

Emotional Boscobel School Board meeting

Once again, the Boscobel School Board put off a decision on the next health insurance provider for district employees.

September 21, 2011 | Peter Lindblad | Education

Southwestern Schools hires new elementary/middle school principal

The resignation of Southwestern Elementary/Middle School principal, Carmen Burkum left a vacancy in the district with only two weeks until the beginning of school. At a special board meeting John Costello was hired to replace Burkum and officially began his duties with the district on Sept. 1.

September 15, 2011 | Stephanie Pitzen | Education

Enrollment up in Hillsboro School District

A full attendance of School Board members received some good enrollment news at their regular monthly meting on Monday night.

September 14, 2011 | By Jack Knowles | Education

Riverdale School Board hears enrollment figures

Enrollment appears to be down slightly in the Riverdale School District, at least according to early numbers.

September 14, 2011 | Peter Lindblad | Education

Platteville enrollment dips slightly

The unofficial enrollment numbers are in. During its regular meeting on Monday evening, the Platteville School Board was presented with the preliminary enrollment numbers by Connie Valenza, superintendent. The enrollment in the district is 1,466 full-time equivalent students, down from five students at this time last year. The official enrollment count is taken on the third Friday of the school year, which will be this Friday, Sept. 16. The number isn't expected to change drastically.

September 13, 2011 | Dan Wackershauser | Education

Enrollment, state budget affect Shullsburg schools

SHULLSBURG - The Shullsburg School District faces uncharted waters as student enrollment declines and the state's biennial budget creates the perfect storm.

September 08, 2011 | Dena Harris | Education

Still building character

Pep rallies, motivational speakers, posters, chants and high fives - all things you would see in a school in Grant County in the fall during football season. But in Potosi and Cassville the first day of school last week, none of those things had to do with any sports team or upcoming game - they were all part of the character education initiatives taking place to help students have a positive attitude, be considerate to their peers, and to continue to make the school a better place.

September 08, 2011 | David Timmerman | Education

Teacher terminated over lapsed license

When in school, teachers often tell students that completing homework on time is a valuable lesson to learn and that there are consequences of a lower or failing grade for not doing so. For one teacher, a delay on getting his recertification has cost him his job as the Lancaster Community School District Board voted the night before the first day of school last Wednesday to terminate instrumental music teacher Rob Shepherd.

September 08, 2011 | David Timmerman | Education

Students welcomed

Incoming University of Wisconsin-Platteville students were welcomed to the city on Friday. The Platteville Area Chamber of Commerce and UW-P held the annual New Student Welcome, which included a scavenger hunt at businesses in the downtown area.

September 07, 2011 | | Education

Several local schools gain recognition for success with low-income students

"Let's start the 2011-12 school year celebrating what's right in education," said State Superintendent Tony Evers as he announced the names of 116 schools receiving recognition for their success in educating students from low-income families.

September 07, 2011 | Charley Preusser | Education

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The last concerts

Every year since 1974, the UW Marching Band, and its winter version Varsity Band, has ended its season with a concert.

April 17, 2019 | Steve Prestegard | Education

RCHS forensics students take home competition medals

Read about it in the April 18, 2019 issue of The Richland Observer.

April 17, 2019 | | Education

Jones receives Kohl Fellowship

Read about it in the April 11, 2019 issue of The Richland Observer.

April 10, 2019 | | Education

Take five

For the fifth consecutive year, Platteville Public Schools has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The National Association of Music ...

April 04, 2019 | | Education

The first state champion

MADISON - The first Wisconsin Civics Games in the State Capitol Friday turned out to have many similarities to a sporting event.

April 04, 2019 | Steve Prestegard | Education

River Ridge moving forward with site plan

In a tight vote, the River Ridge School Board decided to move forward with the proposed Patch Grove site plan, which will bring track and ...

March 13, 2019 | David Timmerman | Education

Newspapers in Education

Read stories and see ads designed by the kids in the March 7, 2019 issue of The Richland Observer.

March 06, 2019 | | Education

RCHS teams top annual Sea Perch challenge

Read about it in the March 7, 2019 issue of The Richland Observer.

March 06, 2019 | | Education


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