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Brain Food: AP Test-takers share their test-day breakfast strategies

May 13, 2010

There are a lot of factors that go into getting a good score on an AP test. One must study, take practice tests and get a good night's sleep the night before. Another important factor that sometimes gets...

Scheduling Process Still Underway

May 6, 2010

This year, guidance and administration decided discontinue arena scheduling for a number of reasons. "This way, it's better academically," said Assistant Principal Mark Weddig. "Arena scheduling is looked...

Ring It On: Black River Falls handbell choirs prepare for state competition

April 28, 2010

Two handbell choirs brought home a starred first rating from the regional Solo and Ensemble festival at Tomah on March 28, advancing both choirs to state competition in May. For the past four years, the...

03.27.10 FCCLA update

March 26, 2010

On Monday, March 29, FCCLA will be hosting the second blood drive of the school year. The group’s goal is to collect 60 donations. FCCLA adviser Tina Gilbertson is fairly confident that they will...

Preparations for Solo and Ensemble

March 26, 2010

On March 27, music students will be in Sparta to participate in the annual Solo and Ensemble. Students are working hard and preparing to perform in front of judges. The students will be performing...

Blood Drive Update

March 24, 2010

On Monday, March 29, FCCLA will be hosting the second blood drive of the school year.  The group’s goal is to collect 60 donations. FCCLA adviser Tina Gilbertson is fairly confident that they will...

A Period of Preparation: Guidance Office Update

March 16, 2010

The administration and the guidance office are continuing to put together students’ 2010-2011 schedules. “The goal was to get them out mid-March, but now we are aiming to get them out by April 12,”...

Guidance Update

February 18, 2010

The guidance office is working on organizing college scholarships for seniors. Guidance counselor Sue Leadholm said, "seniors are highly encouraged to fill out the local scholarship application--there...

Anissa Flick: Time is on Her Side

January 16, 2010

Can you imagine driving to Madison multiple times a week to play a sport? And spending most of your weekends at tournaments around the Midwest? For freshman Anissa Flick, life is just that. At least three...

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