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In an article titled “Area students receive UW-Green Bay semester honors” in the Feb. 13 issue, Abby Miller was inadvertently left off the list of those receiving high honors from the school. Miller is a Windsor resident who graduated from DeForest Area High School.

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The Windsor Elementary School community participated in an all-school Windsor Reads extravaganza, which started right after winter break and culminated on Jan. 28 with a Literacy Night. During the all-school read, each classroom read the book “Wishtree” by Katherine Applegate. “Wishtree” is …

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Students in third and fourth grade at Windsor Elementary School displayed their scientific skills at the school’s annual Science Fair on Feb. 11. A total of 43 students participated, having prepared displays showing how they completed a scientific process. Students presented on a wide range …

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The DeForest Area School District will be represented among those the selection committee for the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Student Scholarship, Teacher Fellowship and Principal Leadership program announced as recipients of the 312 Herb Kohl Foundation awards for Wisconsin students, t…

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The three finalists of the DeForest Area School District’s Geography Bee were: third-place finisher Ruby Muniz, seventh grade; second-place Miles Kuluvar, seventh grade; and first-place Brett Harsh, sixth grade. Harsh will take a computer test from the National Geography Bee to determine if …

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Mary Sherrick, author of “Tales from a Lucky Shepherd,” conducted the Read Aloud Celebration Wednesday, Feb. 5, at Yahara Elementary School, speaking here to first graders. A technical writer, Sherrick has also spent 30 years writing IEPs, or individualized education programs for school chil…

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DeForest’s Kyle Cass made the President’s List at Drake University. To be eligible for the President’s List, students must have earned a perfect 4.0 GPA during the Fall 2019 semester at Drake.

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A number of dads and daughters waited for the opportunity to participate in the DECA Dad & Daughter Dance on Saturday, Jan. 25. The event was hosted by DeForest Area High School and took place in the DAHS North Gym.

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Saturday's LINK-ages breakfast at the Community and Senior Center was provided by students and staff from DeForest Area High School. Those who took part are pictured here, from left to right: Colleen Kollasch, National Honor Society advisor; Cheryl Ksobiech, operations and programs superviso…

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Many dog owners can attest how their animals bring them joy and seem to know when something is wrong. For the handlers of Madison’s Go Team therapy dogs, weekly interactions between their canines and people from all walks of life prove these connections are real.

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The LINK-ages breakfast for older adults was held Saturday, Jan. 25, at the DeForest Area Community and Senior Center, as DeForest Area High School students served area seniors at the event.

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Ripon College has announced its dean's list for the fall 2019 semester, recognizing academic excellence. To qualify, students must achieve a 3.40 grade point average or higher on a 4.00 scale and complete at least 12 credits of regular letter-graded work.

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Students in the Techniques of Food Preparation class at DeForest Area High School recently spent a week learning about dairy as an ingredient, as well as dairy as an industry. They participated in milk fat experiments and heard from teachers as guest speakers from the DAHS Agriculture Depart…

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The following area students have been named to the dean’s list at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse for the fall semester of the 2019-20 academic year, ending December 2019.

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Increasing instructional minutes for English Language Arts (ELA) and math is a top priority, as DeForest Area School District officials look to establish core programming for the new intermediate school.

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Cadence Klaustermeier (right), an eighth grader at DeForest Area Middle School, won the 2020 DeForest Area School District Spelling Bee. Justin Busch (left), an eighth grader, came in second, and Vaira Mcmahon (middle), a sixth grader, took third. Klaustermeier will advance to compete in the…

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Although still months away, the area’s spring elections may provide some changes for municipal and school boards.