New Richmond News
Mattias Engstrom Grade: 6 Parent(s): Chad Engstrom & Linnea Engstrom Favorite class: Math Favorite activities: Riding horse and basketball. What I like about school: Math and band. Soley Crist Grade: 6 Parent(s): Shawn and Monica Crist Favorite class: Ex. Lit. Favorite activities: Drawing, reading and playing piano. What I like about school: The challenges that the teachers give us and seeing my friends. Emily Perez Mora Grade: 6
The New Richmond Middle School Fuel Up to Play 60 team — led by Mrs. Karen Stellrecht — recently held an event to promote dairy farmers at the school. The event included serving hot chocolate made with milk. "The students loved it and the Fuel Up team did a great job serving it and promoting milk," said NRMS staff member Tara Burmood.
St. Mary School held its annual Christmas Concert on Friday, Dec. 21.
Fifth grade Samantha Simmer Parent(s): Natalie and Brad Simmer Favorite class: Science Favorite activities: Basketball, volleyball, ice skating and skiing Favorite book: "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" What I want to be when I grow up: Elementary science teacher What I like about school: I like the field trips, teachers, W.I.N. and challenging homework. Jakob Wyss Parent(s): Mike and Maya Wyss Favorite class: Math
St. Anne Catholic School recently announced its first trimester honor roll students for fifth through eighth grade. Fifth grade A Honor Roll: Kelly Maier and Ava Plourde B Honor Roll: Carson Belisle, Ellie Hagen, Charlie House, Izzy Neumann, Amelia Reisdorf and Cal Skramstad Sixth grade A Honor Roll: Nora Kopp, Ella Olson and Ellie Schmitt B Honor Roll: Ashley Carufel, Paige Foster, Alex McGurran, William Schimmel and Henry Measner Seventh grade
The seventh and eighth grade Math-lets from Somerset Middle School participated in a Math Counts competition in New Richmond on Nov. 28. Taking second place as an individual in the competition at the eighth grade level was Breck Weldon. Both the eighth grade team — including Caeden Kreibich, Jordan Walters, Marissa German and Jaiden Kohler — and seventh grade team — including Ella Reese, Jenna Peper, Hailey Settem and Julia Hills — placed second in the competition.
The New Richmond Happy Kids Backpack program recently received a $600 donation from the St. Croix County American Legion. St. Croix County American Legion hosts an annual golf tournament to raise funds to benefit youth in the county. The 2019 date is set for June 12, 2019 at Hammond Golf Course. This event is open to the public. Not interested in golfing? There are hole sponsors, raffles and silent auction. Contact St. Croix County Veterans Service office at 715-368-4758 with any questions.
WITC is bringing back the Promise Scholarship for the fourth consecutive year. Funded by the WITC Foundation, the Promise Scholarship provides free college tuition for area high school graduates who meet program eligibility requirements. The WITC Promise Scholarship provides an opportunity for individuals in the WITC district to go to college who otherwise might not have been able to afford to enroll. The scholarship will pay the balance of tuition and fees for eligible students after federal and state grants are applied.
Holiday celebrations are often joyous occasions that families look forward to all year, but they can be challenging for the millions of people living with Alzheimer's disease and dementia, according to the Alzheimer's Association. Alzheimer's disease affects an estimated 5.7 million people in the U.S., and more than nearly 16 million people care for someone with the disease.
Cheap Andy's Saloon is the December Business of the Month for the Central St. Croix Area Chamber. They celebrated with a Business After 5 on Monday, Dec. 10. They have been a member of the Chamber for over a year. "I love the small town feel", is what owner Andrew Schmitz said about owning and running Cheap Andy's Saloon on Davis Street in Hammond. Schmitz built the new building on the foundation of the old Hammond Hotel site over 20 months ago. His interest in owning a restaurant was a lifelong dream.