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The Boscobel School Board rescinded their contract with School Perceptions during the regular board meeting held on Tuesday, Jan.17.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

Boscobel School Board OKs 2017-18 calendar

The Boscobel School Board approved the school calendar for 2017-2018 as recommended by the district's calendar committee Tuesday night.

December 26, 2016 | Erin 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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