Schools

Monday’s meeting of the Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau school board served to close the book on both the 2019-20 school year, and the tenure of their administrator. Aaron Engel, who assumed the role of district administrator at G-E-T on July 1, 2015, oversaw his final regular meeting of the school board...
Mark Anderson, a 1990 graduate of Blair-Taylor High School, was recently named the Administrator of the Year by the Wisconsin Association of School Councils (WASC).  Anderson, the son of Jerome and Belinda Anderson of Blair, has served as the assistant principal at Menomonie Middle School since...
The Blair-Taylor School Board has decided that a special meeting is the next step in moving ahead with its proposed Nov. 3 referendum.  The board further discussed the district’s desire for a daycare after a money talks session with public financier Jeff Belongia in which a clearer picture of the...
The Whitehall Area Youth Association will not have a softball or baseball season this summer because of concerns about the COVID-19 virus. President of the Whitehall association, Melissa Pientock, said the seasons were cancelled after the sports’ leagues, Chippewa Valley Baseball League and...
Although original plans for Whitehall’s class of 2020 commencement ceremony have been interrupted due to COVID-19, the district is putting together plans to have an in-person ceremony on July 25. Meanwhile, the district is tentatively planning for effects in the fall. The district planned to have a...
  Through a series of motions at their regular meeting Monday night, the Arcadia School Board voted to freeze teacher salaries for the coming school year. In separate motions Monday night, the board voted to forgo Consumer Price Index (CPI) wage increases and revisit other wage increases for...
Gale-Ettrick Trempealeau High School has announced its top honor students for the third term of the 2019-2020 school year. Students making the “A” honor roll were: Seniors: Hunter Andersen, Annaleece Anibas, Alivia Beaman, Avery Beirne, Grant Beirne, Mitchel Bergmann, Brendan Bishop, Brandon Boos,...
School is cancelled for the rest of the year, but Whitehall School District superintendent Mike Beighley said last Monday in the virtual school board meeting that the effects of COVID-19 on schools may last significantly longer. Most immediately, the Whitehall graduation ceremony was cancelled. The...
Citing low interest rates, the Blair-Taylor school board discussed a potential referendum for various improvements to district facilities last week Monday. Among the potential areas of improvement to district facilities discussed were the baseball field, renovations to support district daycare, a...

James Ziegewald(AHS) and Ariel Koxlien (WHS)

Students from Arcadia and Whitehall have been honored with the Good Citizen Award from the Eau Claire Chapter of the Duaghters of American Revolution (DAR).  The award is given to high school seniors who excel academically, participate in extracurricular activities and are active in the community...

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