New Richmond News
Christmas on Main will be this Saturday and the library is the first kick off spot. Lego Club will be held from 10:30-11:30 a.m. then we will transition into make and take Christmas tree ornaments from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The library is in full swing for the holiday season and you will want to tour the Christmas décor that is up and waiting to be viewed by you! Plan on heading on to Main Street to take in all of the wonderful treats, music and activities for the afternoon and evening.
During the cold winter months, it can be difficult to find motivation to exercise or even get out of the house to socialize. Many seniors recognize the importance of incorporating some daily exercise into their lives, but this can be difficult when the weather makes it unpleasant, or even impossible, to go outside and be active.
NRICH Tutoring Services, LLC, offers private tutoring sessions for students of all ages in all subject areas. Academic director Dr. Judie Harrington is a licensed elementary and reading teacher who has also taught at the college level. Harrington can help people of all ages who want to be better learners and can also assist adults working on their GED, learning English or studying for the citizenship test.
The Somerset High School drama department put on three performances of "Fiddler on the Roof" over the Nov. 17-19 weekend.
Due to a delay in its scheduled food delivery, the Deerfield senior living community was forced to cancel a Thanksgiving buffet for residents and their family members, scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 19. Deerfield campus administrator Jen Anderson released the following statement regarding the situation:
This October, Somerset High School and Middle School had two students travel to Madison to perform as a part of the WSMA State Honors Music project. Kayla Huerta was selected to perform in the High School State Treble Choir. She met with other choir students from around the state at the end of October to begin rehearsing for their concert, which took place at the Overture Center for the Arts.
St. Croix Central Elementary students were recognized for showing cooperation at the Nov. 3 CARES program assembly. Kindergartners recognized for showing cooperation during the month of October included: Tatiana Carpenter, Julia Janski, Joey Weinandt, Brynley Moreno, Emma Graese and Evan Weatherly. First-graders recognized as part of the school's CARES program for showing cooperation during the month of October were Eva Dyb, Mark Thomas, Kelsey Afdahl, Kelbie Flanders and Silas Underdahl.
"What if today we were grateful for everything."—Charlie Brown (by Charles Schultz). While it is always important to recognize the good things in your life, November traditionally becomes a time of appreciation for many. This month, we are reminded to slow down and take the time to reach out to those around us and say thank you for all you do for us.
St. Croix Central Middle School helds its October Students of the Month ceremony Friday, Nov. 3, 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 Lauren Schulte Parents: Jason and Michelle Schulte Favorite class: Reading
The St. Croix Central Elementary students and staff held a Veterans Day ceremony for friends, family and military members on Friday, Nov. 10.