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Band Closes the Marching Season with a Concert

Band Closes the Marching Season with a Concert

Now that the football season is over, band students at Black River Falls high school don’t have to worry about playing in the frigid weather, but rather turned their attention to a fall concert that was held in the Lunda theater.  “I thought it went well. I tried to have fun with the concert with it being the last one. […]

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Hairy Times in November

November at Black River Falls can be a downtime to some with fall sports coming to a close and others starting up, but this November, some students are showing off a somewhat rare talent at a young age; the ability to grow facial hair or at least try to grow it. The new event students are partaking in is No […]

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What to do with That Buck!

For many people in Wisconsin November means only one thing: Deer Hunting. As rifle season approaches lucky students will shoot their dream buck to take home as a trophy for their passion, determination, and patience.   “Shooting a buck is really exciting. I have so much adrenaline that my body shakes and I’m scared I might fall out of my stand,” […]

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2010 CVSPA awards listed

Staffers gathered awards for their 2009-10 publications at the 2010 CVSPA conference yesterday at UW-Eau Claire. Overall General Excellence Paw Print Online, first place, scholastic newspaper Breeze, first place, scholastic yearbook Individual Newspaper Review Gregg Koboski, first place, “Sims 3 Review” Gregg Koboski, second place, “Super Mario Bros Wii Review” Lindsey Breheim, third place, “Alice in Wonderland,” Individual Newspaper Feature […]

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BRFHS Publications Shine at CVSPA Awards

BRFHS Publications Shine at CVSPA Awards

  The BRFHS Publications staff won many high honors yesterday at the CVSPA conference.  Seven current Publications students traveled to the 2010 Chippewa Valley Scholastic Press Association (CVSPA) conference hosted at UW-Eau Claire. The conference is an opportunity for area high school newspaper and yearbook students to earn recognition for their hard work.  “[This year] we won a lot of awards. […]

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Midterm Mock Elections Break Record Held for 18 Years

Midterm Mock Elections Break Record Held for 18 Years

With the midterm elections coming up on November 2, BRFHS spent the past week holding mock elections to determine where our school stands on the political race. During these mock elections, students put their vote in for Governor, US Senate, House of Representatives, State Assembly and State Senate. Along with that, students shared their opinion on how to solve issues […]

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Sophomores finish their final WKCE test

The WKCE or Wisconsin Knowledge and Concepts Examination, the state’s standardized tests, took place on October 25-27 for the sophomore class. While the sophomores were busy testing, the freshmen, juniors and seniors got to sleep in. The freshmen and upperclassmen didn’t have to come into school until 10:30 on Tuesday, and 10:20 on Wednesday. “The testing wasn’t too bad but […]

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WKCE testing in spotlight

Everyone has had to do it: the dreaded sophomore testing. This year the sophomores are getting an incentive for high scores. “As teachers we have talked about an incentive for sophomore students. If they were proficient or higher in all of their tested areas, then we could give them a reward to try and encourage them to do their best […]

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Did you see the Packers beat the Vikings?

The Green Bay Packers pulled out their fourth victory by four points, beating the Vikings 28 to 24. “This shows who truly is the top dog in the NFC north. The Minnesota Vikings obviously are an inferior team and clearly that is why they were defeated so easily,” said devoted Packer fan and senior Robert Gerzik. The emphasis of this […]

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Did you see the Brock Lesnar fight?

Brock Lesnar, former UFC heavyweight champion, was defeated in the Octagon by Cain Valasquez,  who is now the first Mexican to have the UFC Heavyweight belt. “I don’t think anyone in the United States saw Cain winning in the first round with a knockout. I was afraid Lesnar was going to win, but I was surprised when I heard the […]

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