Education

The Milaca School District does not dump students’ uneaten trays of food if they are found to have no money in their lunch accounts. That is according to Milaca School District Food Service Director Mandy Zens. She was asked about the policy this month in light of reports of some school districts in the country [...]

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Gordon Fredrickson is a farmer, a soldier, a teacher and an author – but most of all, he is a preserver of farm heritage who has spoken to more than 30,000 students across the nation about farming history. Fredrickson, along with his wife Nancy, read to Milaca Elementary school students on Feb. 11 and 12 [...]

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Approximately 1 million students across 50 states, U.S. territories and Canadian provinces have been inducted into the National Honor Society, a program created to celebrate outstanding high school students. Add another 21 for the Milaca High School students who were inducted into the NHS Sunday in the Dahlager Theater. This year’s 2013-2014 NHS inductees are: [...]

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Milaca Elementary School has named its sixth grade students of the month for February. They are, pictured left to right, Aubrie Vivant, Maya Sproessig, Sam Tompkins and Zander Himle.

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  Milaca Public Schools kicked off its Olweus anti-bullying program Jan. 21 with a flourish, with the high school (grades 7-12) and the elementary each doing a separate set of activities. At the high school, staff members danced as a group on the gym floor while students swayed in the bleachers to thumping music. Audio-visuals [...]

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The Milaca School Board reorganized its officer positions at the start of its meeting Jan. 21 in the Milaca High School media center. Mark Herzing was elected board chair, replacing Jeff Larson, who was elected vice chair to replace Judy Pearson. Aimee Struffert was re-elected clerk. Todd Quaintance was elected treasurer, taking over the job [...]

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 Following the path of someone who has been there, and gaining knowledge along the way, generally leads to a positive outcome, which is the goal of the Give Me Five mentoring program in place for some Milaca students. January is National Mentoring Month, providing an opportunity to take an inside look at this program. Kathy [...]

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