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EDITORIAL: COVID still exists in 2021

December 31, 2020

With the holidays just around the corner, many families and businesses have started to make plans for their respective gatherings, despite pleas from the governor and other officials. Considering the...

Announcements for April 3

April 3, 2020

What's happening at BRFHS today?

We want to be engaged

We want to be engaged

April 2, 2020

Modern day students face many challenges. One in particular that seems to have captured the attention of the administration at Black River Falls High School is the student disengagement. Many approaches...

Announcements for April 2

April 2, 2020

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Concussions causing students to struggle during school

Concussions causing students to struggle during school

January 7, 2019

A concussion is classified as a mild form of traumatic brain injury caused by the violent movement of the head or neck causing the brain to hit the skull. Whether it had been through sports, car accidents,...

8 Ways to Deal with Winter

December 4, 2018

Memphis and Whitney focus talk to students and staff about their favorite winter activities.

Turning Out: The Youth Vote in Black River Falls

October 17, 2018

Should you vote? BRFHS students talk about what issues matter to them.

Paw Print Vlog: Homecoming 2018

October 15, 2018

Remember Homecoming 2018 with Whitney and Memphis!

Chambers Enforces New Lunch and Learn Policy 

October 8, 2018

Lunch and Learn was introduced last November. Principal Tom Chambers liked the suggestion and wanted to give it a try. Kids weren’t getting the help they needed, so he wanted to find a way to increase...

Staff Bios: Steve Marg

December 2, 2016

Fitzpatrick brings on the smiles

April 25, 2015 "I would describe Daniel as just a really fun loving and happy person he always is giving everybody a hug or a handshake or high five and he is just a really upbeat person."

2015 GM97 News

April 11, 2015

What would you march for?

January 17, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C.--US civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., waves to supporters from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial 28 August, 1963, on The Mall in Washington, DC, during the 'March on Washington'...

GM97: September 2, 2014

September 1, 2014 Welcome back to school! We've got yearbook, FFA, cross country and GM97 announcements

GM97: Let Me Take A #Selfie

August 25, 2014

GM97: June 6

August 25, 2014

GM97: May 21

August 25, 2014

GM97: June 5

August 24, 2014

What can you do this summer?

May 31, 2014

Best Moments of 2013-14

Best Moments of 2013-14

May 31, 2014

Students Jeopardize More Than Just Their Reputation

May 16, 2014

With the growing use of technology, teens sending provocative photos to their peers has become a growing problem. “I really in my heart don’t believe that taking the pictures off the phone is any...

Over/Under: March Madness

Over/Under: March Madness

March 15, 2014

Riley Rios and Isaiah Newell explain how they rate March Madness in comparison to the NBA finals and Super Bowl.

BREAKING: New NHS Members Named

February 28, 2014

21 new members will be inducted into National Honor Society on March 18 in the Lunda Theater. Adviser Justice Broker has identified the inductees as Zachary Zillmer, Kacey Koenigs, Tianna Loftsgordon, Gary...

How much do you think it will snow?

How much do you think it will snow?

February 20, 2014

Click through to vote! Photo by Flickr user TooFarNorth. Licensed under Creative Commons. Loading...

Woods classes offer high-interest challenge

June 5, 2013

Because students have just completed signing up for new classes for the new 2013-2014 school year, students looked at some of the classes that are offered here. One of the classes offered is the two levels...

Teachers spend summers at work, catching up

June 5, 2013

Teachers spend almost ten hours in a school every day. And then some on weekends. Then they get a three month vacation. But, believe it or not, teachers have lives outside of the school year. No, they...

Graduation brings out stress for seniors

June 3, 2013

Leaving high school and getting ready for college can be nerve wracking for some people, leaving the home environment and having to adapt to other surroundings can be hard. “I will have to adapt to new...

Aoki finishes up year abroad

June 3, 2013

Going to high school may be hard enough, but imagine having to do it in another country, like Japanese foreign exchange student Taiga Aoki. Aoki is 16 years old and is from Tokyo. He lives with the Anderson...

Volunteer work pays off

June 3, 2013

Senior Delaney Skelding has been involved in many fundraising activities throughout the year helping those in need. “I did the Dig for a Cure, March of Dimes, and the Shooting for Sanders benefits,”...

Music Scholarships Announced at Spring Concert

June 3, 2013

On Wednesday, May 22 the band and choir had a their annual spring concert. They played their instruments, sang their songs and some students were rewarded for their dedication to the music department. “I'm...

Short season shorts outgoing athlete’s experience

May 5, 2013

The snow has just melted and sports teams are just getting to be able to go outside. Athletic teams across the state were held in the gym for weeks while Mother Nature slowly continued bringing back winter...

Staff, students give tips for finding summer jobs

April 27, 2013

Many local businesses expect to have students come work for them during the summer. Having a summer job gives students a way to make money for themselves and feel independent. High schoolers are unsure...

Tennant wraps up skating career

April 20, 2013

Fourteen years after taking her first step on the ice at the age of three, Kayla Tennant is finally stepping off the ice once and for all. “I am really going to miss just being able to skate and do my...

DoNow: Women in the Workforce

DoNow: Women in the Workforce

April 9, 2013

@kqededspace What % of women do you think are in the work force? Correct answer: ~75.2% #kqeddonow #BRFPubs… — Sandy Lin (@itssandylin) April 5, 2013  

Trombone player Jayden Gjerseth performs during the Snowball assembly.

Students set to compete at state solo ensembles

April 6, 2013

Black River Falls musicians and vocalists will compete in state solo ensemble competition on May 4 at UW-Eau Claire. Many of the students that made it to state seemed excited and ready to go. "I'm excited...

College confessions pages: Fact or fraud?

College confessions pages: Fact or fraud?

April 6, 2013

College is the next step to adulthood after high school. Looking into colleges and choosing the best one can be tough for some people. Facebook confessions pages can be one stop on the way to making a...

Cheer takes on no-cut stance

Cheer takes on no-cut stance

April 6, 2013

The next fall’s Tigers cheerleading will still be the same, spirited squad that we have always known it for, only for this year’s tryouts they enforced a no-cut policy. Many would characterize the...

Delayed Expulsion, one year later

Delayed Expulsion, one year later

March 19, 2013

After it's been in place for a full year, students and staff explain how the delayed expulsion program works.

Flick, Cloud, Smith earn all-state honors

March 17, 2013

After taking to the ice together for 11 years, three seniors--Anissa Flick, Lydia Cloud, and Riley Smith--earned All-State recognition for hockey. Starting the sport early prepared them for high school...

Teacher Spotlight: A Romantic Road?

January 14, 2013

His road was long with many twist and turns. This teacher has fallen in love and had his heart broken, but there's one thing he could never hate, his passion to teach. Brad Lobenstein teaches English,...

Dancing their way through a season

January 12, 2013

With all of our winter sports already kicked off, there’s the question of how each of our seasons have been going. Our BRFHS dance team has had more than three performances and according to some of...

Girls hockey enters third year

January 12, 2013

The girls hockey team this year is non-conference, meaning that there aren't a certain number of teams that they play every year. The teams are subject to change. The team has been school-affiliated for...

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