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Eleven area students are set to graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. However, the spring commencement has been rescheduled for Oct. 10 to honor the nearly 3,600 graduates.

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A parade was held Saturday to celebrate the graduating seniors of Poynette High School. Those who came out to support the class of 2020 lined both sides of the streets along the parade route.

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On May 20, Poynette High School held its annual award night — virtually. It honored the senior class and those who received various scholarships and awards. There were 10 seniors who received Capitol Conference Academic Honors. they were Molly Anderson, John Bergeman, Mollie Blochwitz, Jake …

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Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit the country, high school seniors were already in countdown mode — counting down the numbers of days they had left in their respective schools before they walked across a stage at graduation.

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The University of Wisconsin System is offering an 11-day free application period for anyone wishing to apply to one of its two-year campuses for the fall 2020 or spring 2021 semesters. The free application period will run from June 5-15.

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Governor Tony Evers and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) recently announced that 31 school districts throughout the state have been awarded a total of more than $690,000 in grants to establish or expand local fabrication laboratory (fab lab) facilities.

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The Poynette School Board began its monthly meeting April 27 by welcoming Sally Stewart to the group. Stewart, along with current clerk Randy Tomlinson, won the April elections to fill the two open seats.

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Poynette High School recently announced its 3rd Term Honor Roll. These students have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Students who attained a 4.0 are noted with an asterisk. Listed in alphabetical order they are:

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The Poynette School District has been doing virtual learning since March 18 and before it was implemented, the district sent home letters from each school to inform parents and guardians what was expected of the students at each grade level.

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With the Arlington Early Learning Center (AELC) closing at the end of the school year, the Poynette School District has been working on ways to repurpose as much equipment as possible, and donate some pieces that are no longer needed.

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The following students from Poynette High School have been named to this year’s 2nd Term Honor Roll. These students have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or above. Students who attained a 4.0 are noted with an . Listed in alphabetical order they are:Seniors: Molly Anderson, Lauryn Bauer…

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Construction continues to move along at the site of the new Poynette Elementary School, according to an update provided at the Poynette School Board’s Monday meeting.

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2019 was a year of changes and growth for the Poynette area. Construction began on the new elementary school. The local True Value Hardware store closed after its owner retired. Student athletes garnered awards, annual traditions continued and voters marked ballots.

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Just over a year ago, voters approved a $28,385,000 facilities referendum in order for the Poynette School District to build a new school and complete upgrades and maintenance at other buildings. Last week, school board members and administrators visited the new elementary school construction site.

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The Poynette School District is pleased to announce that the following students from Poynette High School have been named to this year’s first term honor Roll. These students have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or above. Students who attained a 4.0 are noted with an *. Listed in alpha…

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Students in high school are getting a jumpstart in the trades with new industrial power classes available to them.

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Online applications for the 2020 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Excellence Scholarship can now be submitted at www.kohleducation.org. A total of 100 students will be chosen to receive $10,000 scholarships from among all applicants throughout the state.

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Do you know a teacher who does a great job educating students about agriculture? If so, encourage him or her to fill out an application for the Wisconsin Ag in the Classroom program’s Outstanding Teacher Award.

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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…