Schools

At their regular meeting last week, the Independence school board unveiled their plans for in-person and remote learning options this fall. The plan features a mask mandate for 4K-through-12th-grade students and staff attending in person or on school-provided transportation, sanitization and...
The Whitehall School District has released its plan for education in the fall with a focus on parental choice. However, superintendent Mike Beighley warned the board and the public that plans could change over time.  As it stands, Whitehall schools will open at the end of August for face-to-face...
The Dairyland Conference will be looking to play a conference-only sports schedule this fall after finalizing tentative plans in meetings the past two weeks. The Coulee Conference meanwhile is attempting to navigate the logistical challenges of schools located in four separate counties while the...

Carl McKeeth handed over the keys to the Arcadia High School art room to his daughter, Taryn McKeeth.            (Submitted photo)

For Taryn McKeeth, taking over her father Carl McKeeth’s art room has been a dream since it was her after-school sanctuary as a child. It became a dream realized this past month, as she was hired to assume her father’s role for 22 years as Arcadia High School art teacher. “I have wanted to be an...
The Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau school board heard back-to-school proposals for the coming school year, including specific plans for elementary, middle school and high school buildings at a special meeting Monday night. District superintendent Michele Butler explained that the district plan aligns...
Blair-Taylor School District survey indicates many are in favor of school re-entry this fall.  The district school board discussed data from a district-wide survey designed to assess feelings surrounding opening schools.  “While the data isn’t perfect, it does give us a good look as to where people...
  An in-person graduation ceremony for the Class of 2020 is no longer scheduled for Aug. 7 after the Arcadia School Board voted 4-3 to cancel amid COVID-19 concerns at their regular board meeting last Monday. The board had considered in-person ceremonies held in either the Wanek Center or at the...
The Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau School District announced they will present their plans for reopening in the fall at a special open meeting of their school board on July 27. The announcement came Monday night at the district’s regular board meeting, at which two school board members were vocal on...
  The cancellation of the spring high school athletic season has left many area student-athletes feeling lethargic, frustrated and anxious. According to a recent survey of 3,243 high schoolers in Wisconsin by the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 65 percent reported at...
  All five area schools are expected to see an increase in general school aids for the 2020-21 school year. As required by law, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction last week released estimates of the general school aids each public school district will receive for the upcoming school...

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