THE NEW FORTY North Dakota Legislators - did you have sex before marriage?
I was unaware that North Dakota legislators put a law in place in 2011 (that became effective in July 2012) that requires K-12 schools in North Dakota to include in sexual health curriculum "instructi... Posted on 1/17/13 at 11:38 PM
The River Falls High School Marching Wildcats took two firsts and all caption awards, including Best Musical Performance, Best Visual Show, Best Color Guard and Best Percussion, the weekend of Oct.1-2 at competitions in Schofield and Merrill.
At a special meeting last week, River Falls School Board members quickly concluded that with a few “tweaks” they could turn defeat into victory by holding a slightly revised referendum format in November.
Event organizer Julie Larson says she’s disappointed to report that the National Football League’s lockout forces the River Falls High School senior-class party-planning committee to cancel its Packer-basketball fundraising game scheduled for 1 p.m. Sunday, April 17.
From left to right are high school choir students Brian Erdrich, Julia Langlois and Alex Haskins. The three have been selected to perform with the 100-member State Mixed Honors Choir. Alternates include students Emily Gabriel and Taylor Kittleson. All five auditioned with 1,600 students state-wide for the only 430 spots available.
Youth Frontiers, Inc., a Minneapolis-based character education organization, had its program staff on hand at Westside Elementary School Friday to lead a “Kindness Retreat” for fourth- and fifth-graders.
The High School mentorship group Connecting ALL Together Socially (CATS) and the Kinnickinnic Kids Special Olympics partnered together as sponsors of a campaign to discourage use of the word retard or retarded.
Protestors packed into the Falcon’s Nest at the UW-River Falls University Center the afternoon of Wednesday, Feb. 16 for an hour-long protest rally against a proposed budget-repair bill that all but eliminates union collective bargaining plus asks public-sector employees to pay more toward their health insurance and pension plans.
Debbie Griffin photo
A group of four senior boys at the high school has been answering the “call of the questions” as a somewhat unrefined Quiz Bowl team and doing very well at it.
The River Falls High School Quiz Bowl team left to right: Trenton Mannetter, Evan Miller, Gabriel Johnson and Sam Quist.
The 11-member River Falls High School Dance Team competed Saturday, Jan. 29, at the Wisconsin Association of Cheer/Pom Coaches Western Regional Competition at Eau Claire North High School and earned a spot at the State Dance Championships Saturday, Feb. 5, at the La Cross Center.
Pictured left to right in the front row: Hayley Howe, Katie Thompson (captain), Riva Macbeth (captain) and Dagny McClelland. Left to right in the back row are: Alyssa Dunn, Jenna Lammer, Tessa Balsiger, Megan Bjork, Claire Peichel, Trisha Steiner and Carley Ruemmele.
The Web-based organization Go Kids Day presented a $3,000 check the morning of Jan. 25 to the River Falls schools and their respective parent-teacher organizations at the River Falls School District office.
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