Updates

Town Hall Meetings Give Senate a New Perspective

For the 2010 school year Student Senate has chosen to focus on improving BRFHS and spreading Tiger pride. “We had our own ideas about what our school needs, but we really want to get the whole student body involved in making changes so that everyone is happy,” said Student Senate president Emiley Rios. On Monday, December 19, the senators held […]

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Winter Sports On Ice

How would you like to spend your winter afternoons in an ice rink that is 24-26 degrees Fahrenheit? That is exactly what BRF hockey players and figure skaters are doing to start their seasons. The Black River Falls Figure Skating Club (BRFFSC) will be celebrating its 27 birthday in 2011. Members of the BRFFSC have recently begun their winter season […]

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Sophomores, juniors, seniors have opportunity to train in health care career

“As a junior who was previously involved, I can tell you it is probably the easiest class to get into,” a current junior, Connie, commented. It really is that simple, too. All that is needed is $48, which pays for the application and test fees as well as the $8, two-step Tuberculosis (TB) test. The TB test is a very […]

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Voting, Pride, and Ping-Pong for the Senate

On October 19 at the Student Senate meeting, it was all about voting, Tiger pride and ping-pong.  “Every student in the school will have one of these in their hands,” said adviser Paul Rykken.  Rykken was referring to the Student Voting Guides, a blue packet of information pertaining to the candidates in the senate, assembly and governor elections as well […]

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Guidance updates: Junior meetings

All throughout October and November, junior students and their parents will receive an envelope in the mail summoning them to a meeting. There is no reason to be alarmed, the dreaded envelope in the mail is a good thing. The Black River Falls High School guidance counselors, Eric Erickson and Sue Leadholm, will be meeting with all junior students and […]

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Band and Choir preparing for performances

The BRFHS music department is busy preparing for the upcoming fall review concert and Madrigal Dinner. “We’re getting ready for our Fall Review Concert [in band] and we are starting to prepare music for the Madrigal Dinner,” said junior choir and band member Savannah Markee. In band this will be band director Paula Hardie’s first year preparing for a concert with the […]

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FCCLA plans travel opportunities

FCCLA, Family Career Community Leaders of America, brings students opportunities to travel to different cities and meet new people who can become friends for a lifetime. “FCCLA is well known out in the community by the projects being done by the students,” said FCCLA adviser Tina Gilbertson. This meeting covered the whole year and what FCCLA will be doing. One […]

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Keeping Up with the Senate

Tuesday, October 5 marked the second meeting for the 2010-2011 Student Senate.  Senate adviser Paul Rykken describes the students to be in their “organizational stage,” but still managed to get work done. The executive council was chosen with senior Emiley Rios serving as the president, junior Josh Hanson as vice-president, senior Elizabeth Cook as secretary and senior Andy Epps in […]

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Breaking the Block Schedule?

On September 21, the Curriculum and Instruction committee and principal Tom Chambers met to discuss possible schedule changes. “I think it went well; I presented the information that we have so far on different types of schedules, and they want to get some more information on that,” said Chambers. “We will be interviewing and talking with a number of schools […]

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A Review of Homecoming

A Review of Homecoming

Finally, Homecoming comes to a close, and the Pep club did a good job making 2010 a year to remember. The dress up days were a success, many students and teachers participated in some if not all of the five dress up days.  Participation in Monday’s dress up was hard for some people because of forgetting over the weekend. Opposite […]

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