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Incoming freshmen received scholarships from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire for the 2019-20 academic year, with many students receiving multiple awards. Each award varies in amount and criteria. View scholarship details online.

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The Wisconsin Pork Association announces four scholarships available to high school seniors and college students. Students with sincere interest in the swine industry are encouraged to apply for these scholarships.

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Lodi High School senior Desmon Sachtjen signed his national letter of intent to swim for the University of Minnesota on Nov. 14. Joining Desmon at the signing were his parents Karl and Tracy Sachtjen and his grandparents Steve and Shari Sachtjen.

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Poynette High School senior, Caleb Reddeman, addresses the crowd at the Poynette High School annual Veterans Day Program held last Friday.

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Poynette 8th-grader Alli Ripp received quite the surprise last Friday at the a school-wide assembly. Principal Jerry Pritzl opened the presentation by describing one particular student who had been a particularly special student, who had volunteered just shy of 250 hours over a calendar year…

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Classmates from the Poynette High School Class of 1968 recently gathered to celebrate 50 years. This was the first class to attend four complete years in the (at that time) new high school building. Memories, current addresses, and favorite experiences were shared during dinner at Rex’s Innk…

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Poynette High School 2018 Homecoming Court: Bottom Riser (L to R): Prince Dillon S & Princess Kat R.; King Corbin H. & Queen Casey S. Middle Riser (L to R): Senior Reps Trevor J. & Aubri K.; AFS Student Escort Garrett B. and AFS Student Sofia O.Top Riser (L to R): Freshman Reps G…

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Poynette 2018 Homecoming Court King Corbin H. and Queen Casey S. wave from a Ford Mustang during the Homecoming Parade last week.

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Grandparents and other special guests visited more than 60 fourth-graders at Poynette Elementary on Friday. Late in the afternoon, students welcomed in their special guests, where they asked them a number of questions about what life was like what they were young. Questions covered cost of l…

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Ryan Alcorta, left, and Ryan's Aunt, Claudia Alcorta, fill out a survey together at last week's Grandparents and Special People Day at Poynette Elementary. 

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Mari Fernandez, left, guides her son, Mateo, through a questionnaire the pair filled out during Grandparents and Special Person Day. 

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This spring, Karate America in Lodi announced an exciting fundraiser to help outfit Heritage park at the new elementary school in Lodi where every dollar raised would be donated to the fund. Shown here is Brenda West accepting a check for $345 from Chris Plumer, co-owner of Karate America.

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The teachers pictured are working on summer professional development with a representative from CESA 5 in an effort to strengthen literary education in Poynette school classrooms, according to Poynette Middle School Principal Jerry Pritzl. Pictured: bottom left (clockwise): Jennifer Hecht, M…

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Come and enjoy a Sunday outdoor worship service at 9:30 a.m. on Aug. 5 in Merrimac Memorial Park on Lake Wisconsin.

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Sarah Hagenow of rural Poynette, and a member of the Arlington Prairie Producers 4-H Club, recently participated in the State 4-H Dairy Judging Contest held on the Jackson County Fairgrounds near Black River Falls. While participating in the State contest, Sarah and the other Wisconsin 4-H y…

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The School District of Poynette was recently awarded $82,665 by the Wisconsin Department of Justice School Safety Grant program. As part of a competitive grant process to pay for school safety improvements, the District partnered with local law enforcement agencies to review safety policies …

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The Poynette Blessings in a Backpack continues to make a difference in the Poynette community. Recently, program volunteers, as well as representatives from the Monsanto – Arlington station, gathered for a volunteer appreciation night.

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Two students from the Poynette High School Science Olympiad team won first place for their performances during an optics event at the State Science Olympaid Competition April 7.

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The Poynette School District is preparing to unveil a survey that will guide the district toward a likely referendum that includes building a new elementary school.

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Darcy Miller’s favorite food to bake is bread. She said it’s a stress reliever for her, even though she spends her days helping her students perfect their own dishes.

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The Poynette School District Board of Education approved the 2018-19 Wisconsin School Nutrition Purchasing Cooperative food service agreement Jan. 15 at its regular meeting.

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Bloody political and religious conflicts around “The Troubles” in Northern Ireland may not be not typical high school fare, but Poynette High School students were up to the task.

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Poynette School District has again been rated four stars by the Department of Public Instruction, giving it a rating of “exceeds expectations.”

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This honor roll, provided by the Poynette High School, recognizes students who have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or above. Students who attained a 4.0 are noted with an *. They are listed in alphabetical order.

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It’s 7 below zero in the middle of winter and a Poynette School District bus is involved in an accident at 6:50 a.m. Although it’s a scenario nobody wants to envision, a group of first-responders thought a lot about it recently.

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Discussions are continuing around the next steps on the Poynette School District’s path after its facilities study earlier this year.

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This third term 2016-17 honor roll, provided by the Poynette High School, recognizes students who have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or above. Students who attained a 4.0 are noted with an *. They are listed in alphabetical order.

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Touching on the district’s history, a potential timeline leading up to a referendum and the creation of a community committee, the Poynette School Board continues to gather information on its facilities’ futures.