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Why I Support Barrett-Mitchell

Why I Support Barrett-Mitchell

May 31, 2012

With the recall election rapidly approaching, bloggers, newspapers, and persons of interest are handing out their endorsements. While I’m no person of interest, I do enjoy talking through politics....

What You Need to Know About Politics

May 31, 2012

I’m going to hit you with something, and I want you to know... it’s the cold hard truth. Politics, in their raw form, are relentless. Politicians and their campaign staff will go the distance to get...

Seniors, freshman look back at first and last

May 31, 2012

With the 2011-1012 school year winding down to a photo finish, many students at the high school are feeling relieved it’s finally over. Seniors look on to a new beginning elsewhere, while some freshman...

Lois Corey announces resignation

May 9, 2012

The Black River Falls School Board will be seeing three new faces in the near future. Board Treasurer Lois Corey who has served on the board since 2002 announced her resignation at the annual board meeting...

Repealing the Affordable Care Act a Costly Mistake

Repealing the Affordable Care Act a Costly Mistake

April 16, 2012

The Supreme Court of the United States recently heard arguments on President Obama’s most distinguished accomplishment in domestic reform, the Affordable Care Act--also commonly known as “Obamacare.”...

Congressman Kind visits high school students

April 16, 2012

Some 21st Century World students were visited by United States Congressman Ron Kind on April 11. Kind was in the area for a listening session in the Lunda Theatre and after the listening session, Kind...

Schjeldahl strives for EMT at 17

January 4, 2012

Becoming a certified EMT at 17 is something no one has ever accomplished in Wisconsin. However, senior Audra Schjeldahl is currently in the process of accomplishing that feat, and according to certified...

Public teachers not to blame

December 14, 2011

The attacks so many heap upon public education and teachers is sickening for me to see. As a student at BRFHS, I see teachers put in countless hours to make sure I get a good education. So first, I’d...

Corporatism in the pink ribbon

December 1, 2011

Pinkwasher: (pink’-wah-sher) noun. A company or organization that claims to care about breast cancer by promoting a pink ribbon product, but at the same time produces, manufactures and/or sells products...

Frustration runs high as Wi-Fi readied for use

Frustration runs high as Wi-Fi readied for use

November 26, 2011

Technical issues, not procedural, are behind the open Wi-Fi delay at the high school. A glitch in the system has made the Wi-Fi network unstable and the district tech team has been working to pin-point...

With Class: Intro to Business

With Class: Intro to Business

November 2, 2011

“I would really recommend taking Intro to Business, or any classes that Mrs. Finch or Mrs. Byrns offer because they’re both really great teachers,” said former Intro to Business student, senior Kaitlyn...

Dig for a cure: Volleyball girls fundraise for breast cancer

Dig for a cure: Volleyball girls fundraise for breast cancer

October 18, 2011

A big win was accomplished for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure organization by community members, high school students and the volleyball team at a ‘Dig for a Cure’ event. “[We raised] $1456.50,...

Board Set to Decide Wi-Fi Policy

September 16, 2011

Black River Falls High School could be in store for some drastic technology changes in the coming weeks. On Monday, September 19, the Black River Falls School Board will vote on a policy change which will...

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