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The Somerset School District’s Disabilities Awareness Committee will host its second annual Family Fun Friday this Friday, April 11, from 5-8 p.m. at Somerset Elementary School. Activities will include karaoke, art projects, bounce houses, obstacle courses, face painting, rope climbing, bingo and teen center Wii and air hockey. Concessions will be for sale. Admission is $3 at the door. Children age 2 and under are free.
Congratulations to the following students who were recognized as receiving five or more HALOS during the month of March at St. Anne Catholic School in Somerset. The students were recognized at an all school assembly Tuesday, April 1. They include Evan Futhey, Hannah Futhey, Kai Krogmann, Eddie Mallery, Paytton Mattren, Westton Mattren, Kylie Moeller, Ellen Nelson, Teddy Neumann, Ava Jean Plourde, Sophia Plourde, Jack Schottler and Halle Zahnow.
More than 50 people including parents, teachers, administrators, school board members and alumni filled the elementary school library in Roberts Monday night to participate in the newly formed St. Croix Central School District Facilities Task Force (FTF). Spearheaded by Superintendent Tim Widiker, along with Craig Uhlenbrauck of Miron Construction and Vaughn Dierks of Wold Architects, the task force is scheduled to meet five more times before making a recommendation to the school board at its June 16 meeting.
Roberts Public Works Director John Bond is dedicated to running the wastewater treatment plant in such a way that the environment is protected. That’s one reason why the pilot microfiltration plant project he has been experimenting with is so important. Simply put, the Wisconsin DNR Natural Resources Board adopted administrative rules aimed at cutting phosphorus coming from farms and industrial and municipal wastewater dischargers in June 2010.
The St. Croix Central Graduation Association and SCC High School students will hold their fifth annual Get Movin’! 5K Road Race Saturday, April 12, at Pheasant Hills Golf Course near Hammond. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Racers will take off at 9:30 a.m. The cost for kids 14 and younger is $10, $20 for people 15 and older. The registration fee includes a long-sleeved shirt.
Congratulations to the St. Croix Central March Students of the month! Seniors Tori Forseth and Lucas Alzen, juniors Jaycie Regner, Nic Hammond, Zac Offner and Lauren Moll, sophomore Hailey Schultz and freshmen Kaitlyn Bastin, Stevon Smith and Austin Boettcher received the award for optimism at the end of March. These students have faced difficult times but remain confident and positive. They lighten the mood when it’s needed and help bring spirits up. Congratulations! Submitted by St. Croix Central High School
St. Croix Central Middle School announced its third quarter honor roll students April 3. A Honor Roll Grade 8 Savannah R. Bodish, McKenzie D. Budrow, Deja Caswell-Moriarty, Patrick J. Cieslak, Joshua M. Cleary, Blake R. Coleman, Kalli J. Cress, Abigail E. Edelman, Alec M. Fischer and Mikaelyn Fry.
Sunrise Styles has found a new home at 118 Spring St. in Somerset, at the back of the building behind Tammy Jackson’s Body Architect Studio 118. Owner Lori Demulling, who is renting the space with one of her best friends, Apple River Salon’s Angie Charland, said the Spring Street building is kind of like a one-stop shop for health and beauty. “It’s a fitness and beauty mix,” Demulling said. “It’s a space that fits all of us. Tammy found a space that would work well for us all.”
Roadhouse 35 Bar & Grill owners Jim and Yujin Hartwick have been hard at work transforming the former Settlement bar into their dream bar and grill, and hopefully one day soon, supper club. The Hartwicks bought the business and building March 18. The name Roadhouse 35 Bar & Grill comes from the obvious fact that it’s situated on Highway 35, but also the style of the building, Hartwick said.
Somerset High School senior Hannah Marie Rosentreter was selected to receive a Kohl Excellence Scholarship from the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation in early March. Rosentreter, Somerset’s Class of 2014 valedictorian, was one of 100 high school graduates in the state to receive the $1,000 award.