New Richmond News
On May 15, the New Richmond High School National Honor Society held its annual induction ceremony and celebration. These students are not only successful in academics, but are athletic competitors, talented musicians, and active organization members both in school and in the community.
For many years, angler and instructor Ernie Shores has taught students about fishing and how important it is to take care of our ecosystem for future generations. "The waterways are very important where these trout go as far as the quality and the habitat and so on," Shores said. "To get a fishing pole in their hands is extremely important to me. To watch their eyes light up in the excitement of what they are doing is important to me.
New Richmond High School students took part in the school's annual Service Learning Day on Friday, May 19, which included working outside, holding the annual Friendship Games at the high school and helping out around town.
Somerset High School graduated 127 students during a ceremony held in the high school gym on Friday, May 19.
The Somerset Pea Soup Days Committee will post a new clue to its annual Pea Soup Days Medallion Hunt — on its website (peasoupdays.com), Facebook and Twitter pages, as well as in the New Richmond News — each Wednesday morning at 9 a.m. leading up to Pea Soup Days. All participants in the medallion hunt will need a Pea Soup Days button in order to take part in the hunt, which can be purchased for $2.
The New Richmond community is invited to join City of New Richmond staff and elected officials for a North Side Listening Session 5:30-7 p.m. Monday, May 22 in the City Council Chambers at the Civic Center. The public will have the chance to ask questions and will also be able to share their thoughts and ideas on the north side of New Richmond. Questions can be directed to City Administrator Mike Darrow at 715-243-0401 or email@example.com .
St. Croix Central Elementary students were recognized for showing courage at the May 5 CARES program assembly. Kindergartners recognized for showing courage during the month of April were Elsie Hanson, Hannah Schulte, Jack Olson, Lane Gillis, Callie Heinbuch and Quinn Baar. First-graders recognized as part of the school's CARES program for showing courage during the month of April were Hadley Berger, Jaden Pittman, Colton Kahler, Greyson Goodwin and Maverick Sullivan.
St. Anne Catholic School hosted Grandparents Day April 28. Grandparents were invited to attend Mass at 12:30 p.m. and a program in the school gym featuring the school's three band sections as well as a performance by each grade level (fourth grade class is pictured). Guests were able to visit the Scholastic Book Fair and student exhibits on display from the previous evening's 4K through eighth grade art show and middle school science fair. Photo submitted by Rand Stanke
Chad Bauer, of Edward Jones, held a ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony May 4. Edward Jones is located at 830 Rivard St., Suite 500, Somerset.
The Kiwanis Club of New Richmond hosted their annual honors banquet May 8 at Gibby’s Banquet center. This 40-year tradition honors students in the top 10 percent of the New Richmond High School graduating class for their great achievements and recognizes their parents.