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Crescent Elementary holds talent show
Photos by Jamie Taylor/River NewsBefore the start of the Crescent Talent Show May 20, students and staff surprised custodian Ty Huber with a going away party. After seven years as the custodian at Crescent, Huber is leaving to take a new job.
Photos by Jamie Taylor/River News

Before the start of the Crescent Talent Show May 20, students and staff surprised custodian Ty Huber with a going away party. After seven years as the custodian at Crescent, Huber is leaving to take a new job.

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Rhinelander student attends semester school
Ashley Pierson of Rhinelander recently completed the spring semester of her sophomore year of high school at Coastal Studies for Girls in Freeport, Maine.

Coastal Studies for Girls is a Semester School for 10th-grade girls. The school features rigorous academic courses and an integrated marine science and leadership curriculum based on fieldwork and experiential place-based learning, the school said in a press release.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Rhinelander High School students attend business program
Over 100 Wisconsin students will participate in this year's Business World program at St. Norbert College in De Pere June 19 - 22.

In its 35 years as a WMC Foundation initiative, Business World has educated more than 14,000 students from across the state, according to a press release announcing this year's session.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

farewell walk
The NPHS Class of 2016 walked through the halls of the Eagle River Elementary School and Northland Pines Middle School on the last day of school to say their goodbyes. Students in kindergarten through eighth-grade lined the halls with signs and cheered for the grads as they walked through. There were hugs and high fives for everyone! Even the Eagle made an appearance in his cap and gown. The Northland Pines Middle School band played music for the grads as they walked through the middle school as well.
Saturday, June 18, 2016

Board opts not to test students for drugs
The School District of Rhinelander will cease to explore the issue of random drug testing of students involved in extracurricular actives or who have a parking pass.

The board took no action following a meeting of the Committee of the Whole Monday night, but the consensus was to drop the drug-testing idea. (subscriber access)

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Class of 2016 joins the ranks of Hodag alumni
Sunday was one of those near-perfect days that directors of movies about high school hope for when filming graduation scenes. At Mike Webster Stadium, the members of the Rhinelander High School Class of 2016 got their own picture-perfect ending to 12 years of education. (subscriber access)
Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Crescent students rewarded for good behavior
Crescent Elementary School ended the 2015-'16 school year Tuesday with a special assembly. Several students who followed the four B's - be respectful, be responsible, be safe and be here - won prizes and the school community thanked its very special "grandma" and "grandpa" volunteers. (subscriber access)
Saturday, June 11, 2016

Preparing for pomp and circumstance
Members of the Rhinelander High School Class of 2016 will receive their diplomas Sunday afternoon at Mike Webster Stadium. The class practiced for their final walk Thursday morning inside the Jim Miazga Community Gymnasium.
Saturday, June 11, 2016

Central School continues tradition with 21st annual flower garden
Fourth-grade students have planted the 21st flower garden at Central Intermediate School. Each year, students are involved in the planning, fundraising, and planting of the garden. The first flower garden was planted when Beth Hanson of Hanson's Garden Village, was a fifth-grade student in Mike Wiernasz's classroom at Central School.
Saturday, June 11, 2016

School's out
The 2015-2016 school year has come to a close. Many students enjoyed end-of-year celebrations and treats Tuesday, wrapping up the day with farewells to friends and teachers. Despite the chill in the air, children appeared excited to start summer vacation. Nativity Catholic School students in grades pre-K through second traveled to Nativity North on Stevens Street for Nativity's end-of-year carnival. Students played in the bounce house, and on the playground, and competed against peers in tug-o-war, sock toss, limbo and more. Students also bounced colored balls into the air off the rainbow parachute and popped balloons with their bottoms.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Still life: Central Intermediate students delve into history with living wax museum
The fifth-grade classes at Central Intermediate School immersed themselves in history Thursday, portraying famous Americans as part of a living wax museum project.

"They each picked out a historical character from the United States, and they did research on it," said teacher Susan Jackson. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 4, 2016

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