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COVID-19 Impacts Exchange Students

May 1, 2020

Exchange students Giorgia Minervino and Dalela Sarhan have different challenges during this pandemic. Sarhan faces safer at home while in a country she'd expected to explore and Minervino has been at...

10 Things to do during quarantine

May 1, 2020

Looking for a way to keep busy? Bella’s got some options!

Roommates: A Best Friend or a Nightmare?

Roommates: A Best Friend or a Nightmare?

April 7, 2020

Going to college brings some great opportunities, one of which being able to room with someone who isn’t your sibling! As students prepare to leave the nest, they experience mixed feelings on how to...

Students Travel To Iowa For Choir Festival

Students Travel To Iowa For Choir Festival

January 15, 2020

The largest choir in the country performed in Decorah, Iowa on Monday January 13, comprised of over 1,000 singers, seven choir seniors were able to take part in the event. “Dorian at Luther College...

20 Things Students Need To Know For 2020

20 Things Students Need To Know For 2020

December 13, 2019

I often hear that people never know what’s going on. So, I thought I would help everyone out by putting together a list of dates that everyone should know before the end of the school year. The first...

Schools With No-Cut Sports Policies Mislead Students

Schools With No-Cut Sports Policies Mislead Students

December 2, 2019

You try out for a sport. It’s sophomore year, and you are sure you’re going to make varsity. You practiced and played as much as you could in order to do your very best at the try out. The teams come...

Community Pep Assembly Recap

October 31, 2019

Recap of the community pep assembly during homecoming week!

New Teachers

October 23, 2019

See how some of the new teachers here at BRFHS are settling in.

Mini Cheer Clinic 2019

Mini Cheer Clinic 2019

October 17, 2019

Over 60 boys and girls joined in on the Tiger Cheerleaders’ mini cheer clinic this year. This event is hosted every year during homecoming week to get the Kindergarten through Fifth graders interested...

E12: 2018-19 Wrap, Let’s Hear from the Staff!

E12: 2018-19 Wrap, Let’s Hear from the Staff!

June 6, 2019

It's been a fast and eventful year at the Paw Print, so staff members reflect back on a year on staff that was a good surprise for many.

Pribbenow Sweeps up at State Solo and Ensemble

May 20, 2019

Junior Kaylana Pribbenow performs in two events at state solo and ensemble--and earns first in both.

The Pawdcast Episode 11: April is Child Abuse Prevention month

The Pawdcast Episode 11: April is Child Abuse Prevention month

April 25, 2019

Today I am joined by two women who work for Jackson County. We will be talking about how April is Child Abuse Prevention month and what can people do to raise awareness. This may be a sensitive topic...

5 Ways to Stay Motivated in Your School Work This Spring

5 Ways to Stay Motivated in Your School Work This Spring

April 19, 2019

FCCLA State Goes to State Spring, the approach and coming of the last lap of the school year. It it leaves everyone with a bit of “cabin fever.” A yearning to get outside and do what they want...

The PawdCast: Episode 10, What a Great Coach Can Do

The PawdCast: Episode 10, What a Great Coach Can Do

March 28, 2019

If you've had great coaches, you know how much they can impact their players--not just on the field, but also throughout the rest of your life. Isabella talks to Coach Mark Lehnherr about one of his...

Musical students scramble to learn choreography in time for opening night

Musical students scramble to learn choreography in time for opening night

February 28, 2019

Ever since January many students have been working on the School’s musical production of the show “Smile.” Even with several snow days and missed practices, the show will still open Friday, March...

Attitude: How a positive mindset can change your thinking and make you happier.

Attitude: How a positive mindset can change your thinking and make you happier.

February 28, 2019

Hello Everyone, Thank you so much for joining us today! I’m your host Isabella Cowles, and I had the privilege of sitting down with school counselor Sue Leadholm to have a conversation about positivity--truly...

The PawdCast: Student Engagement

The PawdCast: Student Engagement

February 4, 2019

Isabella talks to two students about what keeps them interested...or not so interested...in school.

Teachers and Administrators, Bring back Tiger Privilege for Juniors!

Teachers and Administrators, Bring back Tiger Privilege for Juniors!

January 28, 2019

Teachers and administrators, the junior class would respectfully like to ask for privilege back. Thousands of debates have surrounded school issues before, here we have privilege. Why is there not “Tiger...

5 Things every student needs to know about school safety

5 Things every student needs to know about school safety

December 21, 2018

1. Teachers and staff are here because they care about students and want to keep us safe. One thing that students don’t realize is that teachers are here for them. People cannot be teachers unless...

E5: The Falls History Project

E5: The Falls History Project

December 13, 2018

Social studies teacher Paul Rykken explains the Falls History Project and how it ties into a display of historical photos at the high school. Find out more about the Falls History Project at its website.

National Honors Society raises funds with the annual Seroogy chocolate sale

National Honors Society raises funds with the annual Seroogy chocolate sale

December 7, 2018

National Honor Society becomes an increasingly popular club this time of year, not because of inductees, but because of the annual Seroogy’s chocolate sale. Students in National Honors Society sell...

PawdCast E4: School Safety at BRFHS

PawdCast E4: School Safety at BRFHS

December 6, 2018

Want to know more about what's being done to keep our school safe? Listen to Isabella talk to School Resource Officer Kyle Nosbisch and Assistant Principal Chris Stalheim.

Native American High School Mascots Perpetuate Stereotypes

Native American High School Mascots Perpetuate Stereotypes

November 15, 2018

Isabella talks to Memphis about Native American mascots and their effects on children. Visit Change the Mascot to learn more.

E1: What's the PawdCast all About?

E1: What’s the PawdCast all About?

November 7, 2018

  Isabella gives the details about this new effort by the Paw Print staff.

Laura Hefty studies for an AP class.

AP students, teachers give tips for success

October 30, 2018

The high school has a wide variety of Advanced Placement classes. These are college-level courses offered with the intention to better prepare students for college. Because there is a chance of earning...

Choral students attend Clearwater

Choral students attend Clearwater

October 23, 2018

Eight students from the Chamber choir ensemble joined over 200 other high school students to learn and perform at the Clearwater chorale music festival. Saturday, October 21, over 200 individuals...

Woman looks at education promotional materials.

Juniors get tips at education fair

October 17, 2018

Preparing for secondary education can be a daunting task, so juniors had the opportunity to start their planning now. Students had the option to visit La Crosse for a college fair October 4. This was...

Football team keeps winning streak

September 20, 2018

Fire up, get hot, will the football boys go to the top? Coming off of a two-game winning streak, the high school football team is feeling pretty confident. After a long season of losses in 2016, the...

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