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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


School year guaranteed

Given the uncertainty of the last year's events at St. Mary School in Platteville, recent news by Most Rev. Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison, will likely provide some relief. In a letter dated Aug. 25 to St. Mary's parishioners and friends of St. Mary School, Morlino guaranteed that the school will be open for the complete 2011-2012 academic year. "It is my hope that this guarantee will provide every assurance to enroll students, so that they may hear the Gospel Word, receive the sacraments, and be formed to have the mind and heart of Christ," Morlino outlined ...

September 06, 2011 | Dan Wackershauser | Education


Southwestern School board approves budget at annual meeting

The Southwestern School Board approved the district's 2011-2012 budget Monday night. The budget and annual meeting was held in the multi-media room at Southwestern High School.

September 01, 2011 | Stephanie Pitzen | Education


Riverdale balances budget despite state aid cuts

At a sparsely attended annual meeting on Monday, approval was given for a 2011-12 tax levy of $3,144,552 for the Riverdale School District.

August 31, 2011 | Peter Lindblad | Education


Boscobel adds 10 new teachers

Embarking on a brave new adventure in the Boscobel School District are 10 new teachers.

August 31, 2011 | Peter Lindblad | Education


School district budget comes into focus

With the beginning of the school year on the verge of starting, the Platteville School Board was made aware of the district's financial situation, among other issues, during its regular meeting Monday evening. Art Beaulieu, director of business and auxiliary services, presented the board with the district's proposed budget and tax levy for the 2011-2012 school year.

August 09, 2011 | Dan Wackershauser | Education


New co-curricular program at FHS focuses on healthy lifestyle

By Correne L. Morgan

August 04, 2011 | Correne Martin | Education


Southwest Tech dedicates memorial to Hollmann

By Correne L. Morgan

August 04, 2011 | Correne Martin | Education


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Lindmeier to discuss climate change

An event titled Solving the Climate Challenge, featuring Bob Lindmeier, will be held on Sunday, May 19, 3:00-5:00 p.m., at the Richland ...

May 15, 2019 | | Education


Climate Challenge to be discussed

An event titled Solving the Climate Challenge, featuring Bob Lindmeier, will be held on Sunday, May 19, 3:00-5:00 p.m., at the Richland ...

May 08, 2019 | | Education


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


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