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Broker Moves on to a New School

May 17, 2014

English teacher Justice Broker will be leaving Black River Falls High School next year and moving to the Amery High School. Both Broker and her students have mixed feelings about this decision. Sophomore...

Graduation Parties: Personalize, plan, and have fun

Graduation Parties: Personalize, plan, and have fun

April 19, 2014

With only 7 weeks left before graduation, the race to plan a party that stands out is on. Both students and parents are preparing in different ways. But according to parent Andrea Hoffman, making it personal...

Hernandez-White Performs Poetry

April 12, 2014

Junior AJ Hernandez-White has learned to appreciate poetry as a writer and performer.

Students unsure of ISS effectiveness

March 22, 2014

Some students are concerned about the effectiveness of in school suspension. ISS is a place that is supposed to be for students to go to when they need to step out of class. Some students are sent there...

If I Were Principal for a Day

If I Were Principal for a Day

March 22, 2014

Ten students were asked what they would do if they could be principal for a day. This is what they said.

Show Some Respect

February 22, 2014

If a teacher is making it their goal to give you the best education they can, students should show them respect. When you walk into a freshmen classroom, what do you see? Probably a few students doing...

Athletes Find Ways Around ImPact Test

February 4, 2014 By Samantha Barnum, Tyler Leadholm and Jordan Rondorf See the other student work at PBS NewsHour's Tough Calls page.

Senior Abbey Johnson  does research for her Careers class. The class is taught by Tina Gilbertson.

Standing Out: Students On The Job Hunt

January 22, 2014

An average cell phone bill is about $50 a month. It costs about $40, give or take, for a full tank of gas. An average cost of a prom dress is $350. All of this begins to add up. But without a paycheck,...

Junior captain Riley Emerson encourages the rest of the team to complete warmups during practice. As captain, Riley usually leads warmups and other drills during practices.

On Their Own: New Group Takes over Girls Hockey

December 14, 2013

With four new players and six freshmen, the girls hockey team is dealing with some younger talent this year. With only one returning senior, the girls are feeling the pressure to step up. “It’s...

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