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May 19, 2016
Westside kindergartners Nick Paschke, Aniya Wilson, Cameron Dahl and Miranda Weber in Jeanne Kinney's class work last fall in the school garden. They were recording scientific observations. (Submitted photo)
River Falls tries for a transitional kindergarten option
May 19, 2016 - 3:48pm
May 17, 2016
Shown from left: EMS workers Oscar Palomino, Kelly Bibeau, Andrew Turner, EMS Director Jeff Rixmann, Lacey McAleavey, Dave Rogers, Jim Wolfe, and RFHS students (front, from right) Deb Ottman(instructor), Brenna Nowak, Connor Weinzirl, Briaanna Hughes, Mariana Gomez, Eric Rhoads, Olivia Milano, Emily Greenwood, Jacob Brant, Grace Kleinbrook, Hunter Olson; (back, from right) Nicole Swanson, Joel Johnson, Nathan Wolf, Tim McGrane, Sophia Naranjo Mata, Sid Freeman, Logan Lombard, Jared Worley, and Thomas Scott.
River Falls High School students cook up chow for ambulance crews
May 17, 2016 - 9:38am
May 12, 2016
Jami Morrow is the newest blogger featured on the River Falls Journal website.
'Intuitive' Meyer Middle School student expresses herself through writing
May 12, 2016 - 4:18pm
Public Montessori parent and paraprofessional Chantel Mitchell stands in the school's current playground area with green space behind her where the Outdoor Learning Environment will be constructed in phases. The new natural playground will even include some movable parts for children to use. The Montessori school will keep a portion of the green space available for games like baseball and soccer. (River Falls Journal photo by Phil Pfuehler)
Planning for new River Falls school playground is about going natural
May 12, 2016 - 4:00pm
Prom queen Marika Hanson, and Prom king Dylan Penny smile after being crowned.
High schoolers have an 'enchanting' prom
May 12, 2016 - 9:59am
May 5, 2016
Check out school's plant sale
May 5, 2016 - 10:51am
May 3, 2016
Last Friday Jim Higgins from the St. Croix Valley Bird Club visited Rocky Branch Elementary School for two hours of bird education for the kindergarten, first and second grade classes. The 98 students were divided into five groups and took turns building an eagle's nest.
Rocky Branch students get bird’s eye view
May 3, 2016 - 2:57pm
April 28, 2016
Sam Filkins walks away from the “crash” scene with an emergency responder. Student organizers hope the mock crash will encourage other students to drive safely.
Mock crash makes real impact
April 28, 2016 - 1:00pm
Arbor Day celebrated with tree donations to area students
April 28, 2016 - 12:23pm
April 25, 2016
Featured column: Superintendent's Corner: Educator shortage is a growing concern and impossible to ignore
April 25, 2016 - 11:10am
April 24, 2016
The River Falls High School Students of the Term are chosen for a number of reasons including displaying good character qualities. These are the Students of the Term for term 3. Shown  from left to right: Serena Bystrom, Ciara Parnell, Anna Kuehn, Anna Luebke, Emily Stifter, Ben Pierce.
RFHS 'Students of the Term' stand tall
April 24, 2016 - 6:00am
April 20, 2016
School board member Dennis Behnke gets a handshake from former board colleague Max Neuhaus during a tribute to Behnke at Monday night's school board meeting. Former superintendent Tom Westerhaus looks on. School board President Stacy Johnson Myers praised Behnke for being fair-minded and principled, even with those he disagreed with. (River Falls Journal photo by Phil Pfuehler)
Behnke's farewell made meeting a showstopper
April 20, 2016 - 12:40pm
April 9, 2016
St. Bridget students enjoyed snowshoeing and cross country skiing, among many other activities during a five day long retreat to Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center near Lake Superior, last month. (Submitted photos)
St. B’s students challenged in up north adventure
April 9, 2016 - 6:00am
April 6, 2016
Meyer Middle School's production of "Seussical Jr." will be presented Thursday and Friday, April 7-8 at 7 p.m. in the MMS auditorium.
MMS presents 'Seussical Jr.'
April 6, 2016 - 8:02am
April 1, 2016
Prof. Earl Blodget interacting with a lightning and plasma globe -- an Oudin coil, a variation of a Tesla coil -- during a Society of Physics Students (SPS) youth science outreach activity.  SPS will be part of the Girls in SCIENCE event. (Kathy M Helgeson/UWRF Communications)
Girls encouraged to try science with local event
April 1, 2016 - 6:00am
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