New Richmond News
St. Croix Central Middle School helds its November Students of the Month ceremony Friday, Dec. 8, at the middle school. During the ceremony, teachers from each grade level read a page about the students stating why they were nominated for Student of the Month. Parents were then invited to take their child out to lunch. This month, Cheap Andy's provided a free lunch for the Students of the Month. Fifth grade Annika Yang Parents: Lor Mee Xiong and James Chor Yang Favorite class: math
Author Jacqueline West presented to all of the New Richmond elementary school fourth and fifth graders on Dec. 15 at New Richmond Middle School. West is the author of "The Books of Elsewhere," a series of five related books for upper elementary students. The main character is an 11-year-old girl named Olive who moves into an old house only to learn that the house does not want the new family to learn about its secrets.
This time of year brings a lot of excitement and energy, especially in an elementary school! But for some, it brings a lot of anxiety and uncertainty. We assume that with all the fun and excitement around the holidays that children and parents have no worries. However, we may be surprised to know that the flurry of activities that cause adults some anxiety — buying presents, cooking holiday dinners, and traveling long distances — may also be overwhelming for children.
The St. Anne Catholic School recently announced its first trimester middle school honor roll. Fifth Grade A honor roll: Nora Kopp, Addy Neumann, Ella Olson, William Schimmel and Ellie Schmitt B honor roll: Ashley Carufel, Paige Foster, Westton Mattren, Alex McGurran, Henry Measner and John Wuorinen Sixth Grade A honor roll: Ava Kopp and Julia Rybacki B honor roll: August Lang, Paytton Mattren, Ada Schottler and Ava Urquhart Seventh Grade
The City of New Richmond recently released the following examples of the Community Action Plan Committee's possible concept ideas, including a disc golf course, a community bridge, "The Good Place" and an edible trail. New Richmond Disc Golf Course
If I were to envision the ideal school community, one where learning and character education are at the forefront of everything happening within the school walls, I would expect to see certain shared qualities of all those working in that district. Through every interaction with students, colleagues, parents, and other community members, I would see staff who are empathic, who clearly communicate, who are present and engaged, and who look to serve others. Above all, purposeful relationship building would be priority number one.
What is a Teen Advisory Board (TAB)? A TAB is a group of teens who participate in and influence the functioning of the library, especially teen programming. TAB is a way to have your opinions and suggestions heard.
New Richmond High School held its annual holiday concert on Monday, Dec. 18, in the high school auditorium.
Lauren Hauger is respectful, thoughtful, and kind. She is responsible and shows others that they matter. Lauren participates and puts forth her best effort in all she does. Lauren is a fantastic student and a pleasure to have in class.
St. Croix Central has had an incredible fall to get our 2017-2018 school year started. Our varsity athletics performed at phenomenal levels with much success, and we witnessed extremely positive performances and outcomes athletically at the middle school as well. With all of these fantastic performances to think about, I would characterize the performances that took place at the Community Auditorium this past weekend as simply amazing and one of the best performances of the fall.