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Everything I Learned About: The “Perfect” Day

April 25, 2015

Before spring break started, I found something particularly interesting, but to keep up suspense and drama, I’m not going to tell you what I found just quite yet. Instead, I’m going to explain how...

Seniors Reflect on High School

April 25, 2015

The Class of 2015 will be moving on from high school on graduation day and onto their new lives. As their high school career comes to an end, seniors reflect on their time at Black River Falls. “My...

Everything I Learned About: First Graders

March 30, 2015

Every year since my freshman year, I have traveled through the schools in Black River Falls School District to present a variety of topics: drugs, saying nice things, not bullying people online, etc. This...

Everything I Learned About Life from the Cinderella Musical

March 9, 2015

Male lead wasn’t something that I thought I would ever have the privilege of saying, but in the first week back from Christmas break, I was surprised to be able to call myself Prince Charming in the...

Everything I Should Have Been Told: Traveling by Air

January 24, 2015

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: A girl sleeps in the departure lounge at Gatwick airport on April 15, 2010 in London, England. All flights in and out of Britain's airports have been grounded due to a plume...

Everything You Need to Know About: Traveling by Air

December 22, 2014   With Christmas break coming up in the next couple of days, many people will be hitting the road or the air for a family getaway. I, for one, prefer air travel over roadtrips...

Richard Replaces Olson in Tech Ed Department

September 13, 2014

Andrew Richard replaced long-time tech ed teacher Dan Olson on September 2nd. Richard said that he found out about this teaching position from the internet and he applied soon there afterward. “I’m...

BRFHS #Selfie Parody

August 23, 2014

A Time of Change

June 6, 2014

Freshman year is barely in the grasps of my memory now that I try to think back to it. I do, however, remember my very first day in high school. I walked through the menacing archways that I now recognize...

Students Debunk Popularity Myth

Students Debunk Popularity Myth

May 17, 2014

Stereotypically, students have been divided by a line of popularity throughout the decades of high-school, however BRFHS students believe that their is a shift in the rules of popularity that may change...

Tigers head into playoffs

February 25, 2014

The boys basketball season has been a very interesting season to say the least. There have been some tough losses: West Salem, 50-67 or Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau, 55-74. There’s been some close calls...

Weight loss could spell trouble for wrestlers

February 8, 2014

Rapidly losing weight to drop into a lower weight class, known as weight cutting, has been prevalent in both high school and college wrestling for decades. “Well, whenever I cut weight, I hated it,”...

Coach Gaier huddles with his teammates after taking a strong lead in the game on Dec 10. The Tigers won against La Crescent 73-70.

Photo contributed by Lauren Helstad

Tigers Feel the Heat

December 11, 2013

After defeating Tomah in the first home game of the season, the basketball team was at home again in a disappointing loss against West Salem. Some of the players have been hard on themselves, but were...

Senior starter Junior Gulbronson pushes the ball down court. Gulbronson scored 20 points in the game against the Mustangs.

Tigers Get Redemption

November 22, 2013

  Coming back after a disappointing 55-59 loss against the Wisconsin Dells Chiefs, the Tigers had an early Thanksgiving and feasted upon the Melrose-Mindoro Mustangs on Nov. 21. The Tigers trampled...

New Talent Steps on Court

New Talent Steps on Court

November 20, 2013

The Tiger basketball players are back in action after a 2-21 season last year. There has been particular pressure on the basketball team to push out some more wins ever since Jack Taylor, a 2009 graduate,...

Students support Servant

June 5, 2013

Sophomore Gabby  Servant had a tumor on her spine which was originally thought to be meningitis. She has recently had surgery to get the tumor removed and everything is looking up. What is it that has...

Women Discrimination Overestimated?

June 3, 2013

There has always been a certain tension between men and women throughout history. Mostly because of something called ‘women’s rights’. Like many of our ancestors, there has been change, whether it...

Tours important step in choosing college

May 5, 2013

Many students are starting to study for the ACT and SAT tests. Some are even starting to look at college life and financially preparing. One thing that students are starting to also do is touring colleges....

DoNow Blog: Pope Prioritizing Issues?

March 19, 2013

The selection of a new pope is very widely publicized. Especially since this new Pope is the first South-American Pope, it leaves some people wondering: what other changes is the church going to make?...

DID YOU SEE THAT: 5 Short Films

DID YOU SEE THAT: 5 Short Films

December 15, 2012 5.) For all of you hopeless romantics out there, this short film by Antoine Shapiro is a short but sweet love story about love at first sight. This is at number...

Students Prepare for Madrigal

Students Prepare for Madrigal

December 1, 2012

One of the biggest events in the music department is madrigal. Madrigal is a dinner theater produced by the band and choir students each year. A lot of hard work goes into one night of singing and dancing. Take...

Sibling Rivalry: Remington and Grant Stittleburg

Sibling Rivalry: Remington and Grant Stittleburg

November 24, 2012

On many occasions, siblings seem to compete more then anything else. Like the gladiators of Rome, they were meant to fight to the death, weren’t they?  The bond between siblings is a unique bond, especially...

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