New Richmond News
Summer Reads: Well let's pretend it's warm enough to go to the beach or maybe it's a vacation. You might have seen my Facebook post about summer reads this week. We are having a hard time keeping these books on the shelf so we keep ordering more in. I've decided to share about two books because one newspaper column is NOT enough room to highlight all of the fantastic lits out there!
New Richmond High School It is with great pleasure that New Richmond High School recognizes the fine scholastic effort of its students during the second semester of the 2016-17 school year. While schools recognize many different kinds of achievement, New Richmond High School believes that scholastic achievement is the basic purpose of higher education and would like to recognize distinction in this area.
Life changing moments TO THE EDITOR The last seven months have been life changing for our family. There have been scary, sad and challenging moments. But there have been so many moments of grace, compassion, love and kindness. It is difficult to find the words to adequately express our appreciation for the support we’ve received from family, friends, acquaintances and even strangers.
The Friends of the Friday Memorial Library recently donated $3,614 to the New Richmond library for Lucky Day books and DVDs, the summer reading program, and many other library needs.
Piano students from the Nina DeKock Music Studio performed in their spring recital at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College on May 22.
I've heard from so many families that life is just crazy busy this summer! I know we live in the part of the country where summer is when we plan to fit nine months of fun into three months because the weather is typically good. Well, barring this year, as rain seems to be the dominant forecast. Our staff loves to hear about the ball games, the camping and vacations, and oh yes, even about all of those skeeter bites! Seriously, I had a little girl this week talk about her bites for five minutes and I loved all of it — so cute!
The New Richmond Middle School recently announced its fourth quarter honor roll and honor roll with distinction for the 2016-17 school year. Honor Roll Eighth grade: Tristan A. Ristow, Willa F. Rogers, Jenessa E. Satterlund, Brian M. Schubert, Collin O. Sharp, Carson K. Smith, Ashton M. Snow, Maggie J. Stafsholt, Gavin B. Stewart, Marcus D. Stock, Kelsey M. Swiggum, Garrett K. Thon, Austin J. Vincent, Ali N. Vonwald, Sullivan T. Weiss and Kailyn E. Wienke.
Randy Calleja, of the Tavern League of Wisconsin, recently presented a check for $500 to Jackie Waalen, chair for the Walk to End Alzheimer's event. This donation of $500 for the Walk to End Alzheimer's will be matched by Wisconsin Tavern League Foundation.
The New Richmond Area Centre will be offer Fitness in the Parks classes — free outdoor community exercise classes — one Tuesday a month throughout the local parks, starting June 20, and going through Aug. 8. The classes are part of a collaboration with the New Richmond Parks Department. "It's a great way to get outside and get in a workout," said community outreach manager Kristi Pupak. "By offering Fitness in the Parks, we're aiming to make a healthy lifestyle more accessible to folks by bringing exercise classes to the communities in which our members live and work."
Hillside Elementary is pleased to announce their new "One Million Word Club" and "Two Million Work Club" inductees for the 2016-2017 school year. These students have reached this milestone by reading over one million words through the Accelerated Reader program