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February 10, 2015
Graduates Local students graduated from the College of St. Scholastica on Dec. 13 in a commencement ceremony at the Reif Gymnasium. The included Megan Berg of Superior, Bachelor of Arts, psychology; Tedd Ells of Superior, Master of Business Administration; Pauline Schwarz of Superior,...
February 10, 2015 - 7:00am
Online academy opens enrollment
Enrollment for the 2015-2016 school year is officially underway at Wisconsin Connections Academy, a virtual public school serving students across the state in grades K-12. Parents and students who are interested in learning more about virtual education are encouraged to attend...
February 10, 2015 - 7:00am
February 3, 2015
Waging war with pennies
This war makes cents. Northern Lights students are in the midst of a pitched penny war to raise money for monthly popcorn treats, and pizza...
February 3, 2015 - 7:00am
January 30, 2015
Teacher salaries differ between Superior, Duluth
The following is the first in a series of stories about teacher wages, benefits and retention rates in the Superior school district. When...
January 30, 2015 - 8:39am
Proposed UW cut could impact UWS positions
Already grappling with a $4.5 million budget gap, the University of Wisconsin-Superior could face even greater financial strain if Gov. Scott...
January 30, 2015 - 7:00am
January 27, 2015
Referendum talks continue behind closed doors
In January, the Superior School Board scrapped plans to move the matter to open session when it delayed discussion on the selection of an architectural firm to advise on referendum and pre-referendum services.
January 27, 2015 - 8:38am
Academic honors Catherine Albrecht of Superior made the dean’s list at Marquette University. Robert Brown, Kelsey Hansen, Reed Johnson, Ashley Kittelson, Virginia Lord, Grant Rindal and Shayna Schafter of Superior, and Michele Hughes, Hilary Munson and Ashley Stalvig of South...
January 27, 2015 - 7:00am
January 20, 2015
Food processors association offers student scholarships
The Midwest Food Processors Association is offering up to six $1,500 scholarships to undergraduate students majoring in agriculture or food science and attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison, UW-Platteville or UW-River Falls for the 2015-16 academic year. "The MWFPA recognizes...
January 20, 2015 - 7:00am
January 12, 2015
Community college leaders question how free schooling would be funded
In Wisconsin, community college leaders generally like President Barack Obama’s proposal to make the first two years of school free, but they're waiting to hear how the program would be funded.
January 12, 2015 - 4:51pm
Meet Kimberly Blaeser, Wisconsin’s new poet laureate
Wisconsin's next poet laureate hopes to hear more poems in public places, saying that poetry “has a spiritual role to play” in our lives.
January 12, 2015 - 9:05am
January 2, 2015
Income inequality threatens education
Student educational success is too often attributed only to the schools, quality of teachers and programs. Schools and teachers, of course, get the blame for insufficient success as well. My purpose, in this piece, is to point out that parental income plays an important part for student...
January 2, 2015 - 7:00am
December 31, 2014
Bye, bye 'bae'" term of endearment is on list of words to ban
Sorry bae, this might sound cra-cra but the takeaway from Lake Superior State University's list of a dozen words to ban from the English language is that some want that term of endearment outlawed.
December 31, 2014 - 9:02am
December 26, 2014
Republicans walk back plans to repeal Common Core standards
Republican lawmakers appear to be backing off of plans to repeal Common Core educational standards this coming session.
December 26, 2014 - 8:27am
December 23, 2014
UWS suspends 5 academic programs
The school is cutting language education minors for German and French, among other programs. The French minor has also been suspended, although the university will still offer a German minor.
December 23, 2014 - 8:59am
December 20, 2014
UW-Superior suspends 5 academic programs
The school is cutting language education minors for German and French, among other programs. UW-Superior spokeswoman Lynne Williams said the latest cuts will save the university $260,000 by eliminating four positions.
December 20, 2014 - 4:59pm