Schools

Blair-Taylor School District Superintendent Jeff Eide praised the teaching, support and administrative staff of the Blair-Taylor school district for their efforts to prepare for the mandated school closure over the past weekend.  “The last few days they have been outstanding,” Eide said. In their...
Area superintendents and district administrators are grappling with the fallout of an indefinite school closure order from Gov. Tony Evers issued last week. Arcadia superintendent Lance Bagstad and the Arcadia school board submitted a waiver last Tuesday for the waiver of 109 instructional hours to...
The Whitehall school board voted to allow district administrators to make temporary changes to school policies to better help dealing with COVID-19. District superintendent Mike Beighley said the virus, which has caused the closing of schools and numerous area businesses, has made it necessary for...
For the first time in his 36 years coaching, Randy Storlie has ended a season with a win. There was a brief celebration, in front of a small group of fans — mostly parents, but there will be no gold basketball. They didn’t know it at the time, but Blair-Taylor’s win over Bangor in the Wisconsin...
Arcadia middle school art teacher Susanna Schlosstein was among 60 educators who were honored statewide as being Educators of Promise.  The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, in collaboration with the Wisconsin Army National Guard, and the Wisconsin Association for Middle Level Education,...
The Arcadia school board held their regular meeting Monday night, and discussed ongoing preparations for the spread of COVID-19 in the wake of Governor Tony Evers’ mandate for schools to close effective this Wednesday, March 18. District superintendent Lance Bagstad provided updates to the board on...
School across the state will close by Thursday of this week after Gov. Tony Evers directed Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm to issue an agency order mandating the statewide closure of all K-12 schools, public and private, as part of the state’s efforts to respond...
The Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau school district board approved a four-year, $736,000 lease with Apple for new iPad’s at their regular meeting Monday night. Under the agreement, which takes effect April 2, the district will lease iPad’s for district students and iPad Pros for district teachers that...

Aaron Engel

Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau superintendent Aaron Engel may soon be leaving for a job in a larger district. The School District of La Crosse announced Engel as one of three finalists for its superintendent vacancy last week. He will interview against Stacey Everson, director of secondary education for...
Whitehall’s school board approved the implementation of a new visitor system last Wednesday that intends to increase school safety. They will be the first school in the area to implement the system, according to superintendent Mike Beighley.  The system is called Raptor Visitor Management, and...

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