New Richmond News
The following St. Croix Central High School students were recently named to the A and B honor rolls for the first quarter of the 2017-18 school year. A Honor Roll
Forward New Richmond, the Community Action Plan (CAP) committee formed to assist the City of New Richmond with updating its comprehensive plan, will host a community open house 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28 at Champs Sports Bar & Grill. The public is encouraged to attend and view and comment on more than 30 community improvement concepts the committee has created during the last six months. A small sampling of Forward New Richmond concepts were presented to the City Council at a recent workshop.
Twelve members of the NRMS Math Counts team competed at Regionals recently in Eau Claire. Of the 153 mathletes from 14 different schools, New Richmond had two individual competitors place in the top 10: Ian Sheetz for placing ninth and Jovani Perez Sanchez for placing seventh overall. The NRMS A team made up of Sheetz, Perez Sanchez, Alex Jarchow, and Andrew Blattner was the first place team. The NRMS A team will now compete at the Math Counts State competition in Sheboygan on March 3.
New Richmond High School students took part in this year's Team Day competition on Wednesday, Feb. 7. Team Day was just one event of many that the school used to celebrate Ice Fest Week.
The St. Croix Central Middle School has announced its second quarter A and B honor roll students for the 2017-18 school year. A honor roll
The New Richmond Middle School recently announced its second quarter honor roll and honor roll with distinction for the 2017-18 school year. Honor Roll
The New Richmond School District kindergarten parent information and registration meetings will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 27, at 6 p.m. This year, all elementary schools will be offering online registration for kindergarten. This new process will replace the paper version of registering your child for kindergarten. Parents are required to attend the meeting where your child will be entering school in the Fall 2018, which includes: Hillside Elementary - 636 East Richmond Way; Paperjack Elementary - 1011 East 11th St.; and Starr Elementary - 967 South Starr Ave.
On Jan. 8, Kiwanis of New Richmond President Nathan Schoone presented Boy Scout Venture Crew 9460 with a $500 check, which was a dollar-for-dollar match of initial fundraising efforts by the Crew to help fund the group's trip to Acadia National Park in July. Crew 9460 will embark on an eight-night high adventure trip to Acadia National Park, which is a 47,000-acre Atlantic coast recreation area primarily on Maine's Mount Desert Island.
New Richmond Middle School students participated in the Future City Competition held at the Dakota County Technical College in Rosemount, Minn., on Saturday, Jan. 20. Future City is a project-based learning program where students in sixth, seventh and eighth grades imagine, research, design, and build cities of the future. Teams presented their final projects to numerous judges throughout the event.
The City of New Richmond will host two public open houses on the evening of Monday, Feb. 12, at the City of New Richmond Civic Center (156 E. First St.) The first open house which will be from 4:30-5:30 p.m. and will focus on safety concerns and future bicyclist and pedestrian accommodations along the County Road A corridor between West Richmond Way and Somerset Road. Residents who live near County Road A are especially encouraged to attend to provide feedback about possible short-term and long-term safety improvements in this area.