New Richmond News
Crowning Achievements had an amazing time at the St. Croix Lanes in River Falls as part of its annual bowling event on Feb. 26. Crowning Achievements also hosted a service project and served lunch Sunday, March 5, at the Somerset Christ Lutheran Church. They made blankets and pet toys for animals in rescue. Coco's Heart and Secondhand Hounds rescues both came to visit with some awesome dogs.
New Richmond On March 20, students from Hillside, Paperjack, Starr, and St. Mary's School attended one of three concerts performed by Mu Daiko, a professional taiko drumming ensemble. Students learned about the traditions and history of taiko, and how the performers practice and learn new music. Some teachers and students were even chosen to play the taiko drums after the troupe had performed three lengthy songs with a rousing beat.
Writteb by Kimberly Hennings, library director of the Friday Memorial Library in New Richmond. Find the Falcons! Join your community in April 2017 as we read and celebrate the noir classic “The Maltese Falcon” by Dashiell Hammett.
New Richmond Middle School New Richmond Middle School History Day members were recently joined by Hudson Middle School students to participate in a National History Day pre-regional event at the middle school. National History Day Contest encourages more than half a million students around the world to conduct historical research on a topic of their choice. The theme this year is "Taking a Stand in History." Projects included exhibits, websites, performances, documentaries, and research papers.
At the Monday, March 13, Rotary Club of New Richmond meeting, area students were honored for winning the club’s annual essay contest. Students honored for their essays were eighth grade first place, Chloe Jones; second place, Aine Connolly; and third place, Ashley Patten; (middle row) sixth grade first place, Natalia Drill; second place, Payton Bahr; third place, Makayla Langeness; seventh grade second place, Clara Betts; first place, Madison Lewis; and third place, Carolin Fuchs. The students received a certificate and a monetary prize.
New Richmond Middle School student volunteers sported "Cat-in-the-Hat" hats while reading Dr. Seuss books to Starr Elementary Students in grades K-3 in honor of Dr. Seuss's Birthday.
New Richmond The Old Gem Theater's Young Performers Ensemble presents "Annie Jr." The show is a "By Kids, For Kids" production where an all-student cast performs popular plays and musicals. Performances are scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, March 23; 7 p.m. Friday, March 24; 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 25; and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 26.
New Richmond Middle School Four New Richmond Middle School students reached their goal of reading 20 chapter books to complete the NRMS Battle of the Books EXTREME Challenge. In first place was Elva Crist, Kira Schulze was second, Carly Rodriguez was third and Dominic Sumption was fourth.
Eleven WITC business students competed in the 2017 State Leadership Conference of Business Professionals of America (BPA) in Wausau and walked away with an array of awards, special recognition and a scholarship. New Richmond campus students scored in the top five of four competitions to qualify for the national convention in Orlando, Fla., in May. The team includes Chris Smith (Amery), Noah Hedlund (St. Croix Falls), Michelle Marshall (Houlton) and Michael Christianson (Woodbury, Minn.).
Friday Memorial Library Relaxing in the warm sun on a lounge chair during spring break is the perfect time to catch up on your reading. Even if you aren't lucky enough to take a fabulous trip, these recently-released books will transport you to a different place in your mind. Read them now or put them on hold for warmer Wisconsin months.