New Richmond News
"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 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.
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.
The River City Chorale invites everyone to celebrate the beauty and joy of the Christmas season by attending "Christmas with The River City Chorale" on Saturday, Dec. 16. The Chorale's three vocal ensembles will present two concerts at 3 p.m and 7:30 p.m., at Bethel Lutheran Church, located at 920 Third St. in Hudson.
It has been a great fall in many ways at St. Croix Central, especially in athletics. Students and coaches have been working extremely hard to attain the success they are seeing. I believe that some of this success can be attributed to the work our student athletes, coaches and other staff have put in over the past three or four years, since we raised our standards in athletics, implemented the Panther Way including the of Bigger, Faster, Stronger training program and the completion of the outstanding athletic and fitness facilities our community provided us through our last referendum.
The New Richmond Area Chamber officially opened Citizen of the Year voting today, Friday, Nov. 17, with the voting deadline scheduled for Friday, Dec. 1. Votes can be submited by going to goo.gl/forms/BPzZkcOKSapxs7OD2 or by going to newrichmondchamber.com/pages/CitizenoftheYearNomination. For more information on how to vote, contact the Chamber at firstname.lastname@example.org . The Citizen of the Year will be announced at the Chamber’s annual meeting and awards gala on Wednesday, Jan. 31, at R&D Catering. Here are this year's Citizen of the Year nominees:
The New Richmond School District held its annual Elementary Art Fair and Carnival on Thursday, Nov. 9, at Hillside Elementary.
How about those Panthers? I just want to congratulate the SCC football team for a tremendous season as they prepare to head back to state in Madison this Thursday to defend their state championship title. Our high school has produced some amazing results in the cross country team, the volleyball team and football team this fall.
The New Richmond High School drama department recently put on three performances of "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown," for family, friends and community members.