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The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction released its estimates of the general school aids each public school district will receive for the 2020-21 school year.

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On June 23, Crawford Oil and Propane — a company based in Portage — proudly awarded Lucy Cuff with a $500 Shared Valedictorian Scholarship from the Crawford Oil and Propane “Fueling for Success” Scholarship Program. Cuff is the 2020 High School Shared Valedictorian graduate from Poynette Hig…

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The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has announced its semester honors for the spring 2020 semester. Students who earn a 4.0 GPA receive highest honors. High honors go to students earning 3.99 to 3.75 GPA. Honors are given to students earning 3.74 to 3.50 GPAs.

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On June 12, Crawford Oil and Propane — a company based in Portage — awarded Abbey Marquardt, a recent Poynette High School graduate, with a $500 Shared Valedictorian Scholarship from the Crawford Oil and Propane “Fueling for Success” Scholarship Program. Marquardt was the 2020 High School Sh…

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Grove City College in Pennsylvania had 449 students earn degrees on May 16. One of those students was Daniel Walton of Pardeeville. Walton graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering

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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.