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SMU Cardinal Plunge Feb. 8 (01/26/2014)
Brave souls and warm hearts are invited to join Saint Mary’s University for the fifth annual “Cardinal Plunge” 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Lake Lodge Recreation Center, in coordinat ... 

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Parent Network Night (01/22/2014)
The Help Me Grow Committee of the Winona Area Public Schools (WAPS) invites parents of students, birth through Grade 6 who are receiving WAPS special education services, to participate in Parent Netwo ... 

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WACS kicks off raffle sale (01/19/2014)
The Winona Area Catholic Schools (WACS) will kick off a fundraising effort on Thursday, January 23rd. WACS students will be joining 84 other Catholic schools in selling tickets, with the hopes of bein ... 

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Kindergarten registration night January 22 (01/15/2014)
St. Matthew’s Lutheran School (756 West Wabasha Street in Winona) cordially invites parents to a special Kindergarten Registration Night @ 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 22. Children age 5 by Septem ... 

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WAPS information sessions (01/12/2014)
Winona Area Public Schools is taking applications for two elementary choice options available for the 2014-2015 school year. Applications for students entering grades K-4 are being accepted for the J ... 

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Riverway Learning Community Parent/Guardian Night! (10/07/2013)
Riverway Learning Community, a tuition free Minnesota Charter School located at 1733 Service Drive in Winona, will host its first Parent/Guardian Night on Tuesday, October 8th from 5:30-6:30.

Rese ... 

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Cotter announces medical leave for dean of students/coach (09/15/2013)
It was announced today to students, parents, faculty, and staff at Cotter Schools that, Bruce Carpenter will be taking a medical leave from his duties as Dean of Student Life, and as Head Football Co ... 

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WAPS Community Education introduces new staff (09/11/2013)
With the retirement of Linda Olson, the new K-8 Extended Day/Enrichment Coordinator is Sue McNally. Sue is coming to Winona from La Crescent, Minn. where she ran their school-age child care program fo ... 

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Cotter school packets ready (07/31/2013)
Attention Cotter High School and Junior High students and parents! Back to school packets for grades 7-12 will be available in the main office of Cotter High School from 8 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. daily s ... 

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Trouble on the bus: what parents need to know (03/20/2013)
By Chris Rogers -- Jerry Windley-Daoust had heard a lot from his children about bullying on the bus. For a while he thought, 'That is just a normal part of childhood.' But when he heard about fighting, explici ... 

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Save date for annual Cotter Auction (03/20/2013)
It’s time to save the date for the 34th Annual Cotter Auction to be held on Saturday, April 27th 2013 beginning at 5:00pm.

This year’s committee has been hard at work “Shakin it Up” to provide and ev ... 

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Looking for a job this summer? (03/13/2013)
The Winona and La Crosse Districts of the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge (Refuge) will be hiring four students each this summer to work on a Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) c ... 

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WSU Men’s Basketball NCAA Tournament ticket information (03/13/2013)
Tickets for the Winona State men’s basketball team’s NCAA Regional Tournament matchup with Northeastern State at 2:30 p.m. Saturday can be purchased in advance through the Minnesota State ticket offi ... 

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Cotter Band plant sale (03/10/2013)
Plants make a great Mother’s Day gift! Cotter band students will be taking orders for the annual spring plant sale fundraiser from March 1th to March 14. Money is to be collected at the time of the  ... 

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‘Disability in Dramatic Works’ presentation at WSU Feb. 27 (02/27/2013)
Winona State University English graduate student Daniel S. Skoglund will present “The Exploitation of Disability in Dramatic Works: From Shakespeare to Seinfeld” at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, on the s ... 

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City, WSU may partner for new ball field (02/27/2013)
By Chris Rogers -- The Winona City Council will hear about plans for a new baseball field at Bambenek Fields in Lake Park at an informational meeting on Monday, March 4. The use and costs of the new field would be share ... 

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Connie Gores of WSU named new president of Southwest Minnesota State University (02/27/2013)
The Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system today appointed Connie J. Gores to be the next president of Southwest Minnesota State University.

Steven Rosensto ... 

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WSU THAD presents ‘reasons to be pretty’ March 7-9 (02/27/2013)
March 7-9 at 7:30 p.m.

Dorothy B. Magnus Black Box Theatre

The Winona State University Department of Theatre and Dance presents “reasons to be pretty,” written by Neil LaBute, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, ... 

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Events at the Y for ‘no school days’ Feb. 15 & 18 (02/13/2013)
On Friday, February 15, the YMCA will be hosting a sledding party in the morning, followed by a pancake lunch at the Y! Bring your sled or saucer and sign up to go with us out to WE Valley from 10:00  ... 

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Special Education Parent Advisory group meeting (02/13/2013)
Parents of children with disabilities in Winona are invited to the Winona Area Public Schools’ Special Education Parent Advisory Council meeting on Wednesday, February 13 from 4:30-6:00 p.m. at the Di ... 

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Cotter grad serves with ‘Engineers Without Borders’ (02/03/2013)
Brian Rivers, Cotter class of 2011, recently served with “Engineers Without Borders” in Ghana, Africa. Brian is an engineering student at UW Platteville.

The purpose of the trip was to invite engin ... 

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Hope Lutheran High School shadow day Feb. 8 (02/03/2013)
Looking for an education that goes beyond a lifetime? Check out Hope Lutheran High School’s SHADOW DAY Friday February 8 from 7:45 a.m. to 11 a.m.! Tour the classrooms, meet the staff, and learn more ... 

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WSHS student selected Global Citizen Scholar (02/03/2013)
It only took a couple of minutes visiting with WSHS junior, Calvin Dretske, to know that he has a wanderlust personality---eager, almost restless, to travel the world and know its cultures and peoples ... 

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Weigh in on school cuts this Thursday (01/30/2013)
By Emily Buss -- The Winona Area Public School (WAPS) Board will hold a special meeting Thursday to facilitate public comment regarding the recently proposed $500,000 in budget cuts for the 2013-2014 school year. The  ... 

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Fundraiser, student talent show at Ridgeway School Feb. 2 (01/27/2013)
Ridgeway Community School will hold a “There’s No Place Like Home” meat and potato dinner followed by a free student talent show in the school multi-purpose room on Saturday, February 2nd. The dinner ... 

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Jan. 24 early release day for students (01/23/2013)
Parents and child care providers are reminded that they will be welcoming students from Winona Area Public Schools, Bluffview Montessori School, Dakota Community School and Ridgeway Community School t ... 

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Cotter Band fundraiser (01/16/2013)
The Cotter Band is partnering with Schwans for a frozen food fundraiser to support the Cotter band. With more than 350 delicious products, your sure to find something delicious to serve your family, w ... 

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Hope Lutheran High School open house January 30 (01/16/2013)
Looking for an education that goes beyond a lifetime? Check out Hope Lutheran High School’s Open House Wednesday January 30 from 5 to 7! Tour the classrooms, meet the staff, and learn more about Hope  ... 

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Fulbright scholarships available (01/09/2013)
3 weeks in London studying at Shakespeare’s Globe Theater

The American Institute For Foreign Study (AIFS), a leading study abroad organization, is pleased to announce that its’ Shakespeare’s Globe  ... 

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Kindergarten registration at St. Matthew’s Lutheran School (01/06/2013)
Please join us on Wednesday, January 23 at 6:30 pm (in our lower level meeting room) for a night to learn what St. Matthew’s Lutheran School has to offer your child through our program of Christ-cente ... 

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A walk down Memory Lane –Madison school revisited (12/26/2012)
by Kent O. Stever, Ph.D.

One perfect summer eve while visiting in-laws, I decided to take a walk.

I started in the blocks of Goodview on the outskirts of Winona, and soon found my way down Fifth  ... 

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Cotter’s CCMP group takes an urban plunge (12/26/2012)
Students in Cotter’s popular Cross Cultural Ministry Project (CCMP) club recently took their first ever trip to the Twin Cities to volunteer. Traditionally the club takes week-long trips that are out  ... 

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Rollingstone Community School receives Ipads (12/26/2012)
It was a big event at 10 am on Monday, December 17 at Rollingstone Community School. The long-awaited ipads were delivered by members of the WAPS IT Department with Herky along for the celebration. D ... 

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American Education Week is Nov. 12-16 (11/11/2012)
History of American Education Week:

The National Education Association was one of the creators and original sponsors of American Education Week.

Distressed that 25 percent of the country’s World War ... 

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Auction benefit for Hope Lutheran High school families Nov. 17 (11/08/2012)
Join us for our 9th annual fall AUCTION on Saturday November 17 at Riverport Inn, WInona, MN starting at 5:30. Silent auction begins right away while the live auction begins at 7. Join us for a night  ... 

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Blair-Taylor Elementary Reading Night Nov. 15 (11/08/2012)
Blair-Taylor Elementary’s 18th Annual Reading Night is November 15 - 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Doors Open at 6 p.m. and everyone meets in the green gym to match readers to listeners.

After listening to great s ... 

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Cotter announces second annual Vogel ‘Pay it Forward’ scholarship (11/08/2012)
The 2nd annual Joe Vogel “Pay it Forward” scholarship will be awarded during Catholic Schools Week 2013 (Jan 28-Feb 2). The application period for this scholarship is now open. The $500 scholarship is ... 

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Give to the Max Day Nov. 15 (11/08/2012)
United Way of the Greater Winona Area, along with several of its funded partners, are among the many nonprofit organizations throughout the state that will once again ask Minnesotans to display their  ... 

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Soup and chili supper Nov. 10 to benefit Utica School (11/08/2012)
The Utica Area Cancer Research Fundraiser Group will host a Soup & Chili Supper on Saturday November 10 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Utica School, 144 South Center St. in Utica, Minn.

Enjoy chili an ... 

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Zumbathon® Nov. 10 to raise funds for First Generation Initiative at SMU (11/08/2012)
r scholarships! On Saturday, Nov. 10, the public is invited to a Zumbathon® fundraiser from 4 to 5 p.m. at Saint Mary’s University. The event will be held in the SMU gymnasium and freewill donations w ... 

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‘Science Fun Night’ Friday (11/07/2012)
The Winona State University Physics Club will present a night of science adventure and fun with “Science Fun Night” at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, in the Goodview Elementary School Gymnasium.

This even ... 

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Athenaeum Series event at WSU Nov.7 (11/07/2012)
Winona State University assistant business and management professor Hamid Yeganeh will present “Can God Save Us From Corruption? A Cross-National Investigation into the Effects of Religiosity on the O ... 

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Flippin’ for Books Nov. 10 (11/07/2012)
The 7th Annual Flippin’ for Books Family Literacy & Wellness Event is this Sat, Nov 10 from 8:30-11:30am at Winona Sr High Concourse.

Pancakes & sausage served from 8:30-10am. This free event is a mo ... 

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Ridgeway School Veterans Recognition Program November 9 (11/07/2012)
Area veterans and community members are invited to join the students, staff, and families of Ridgeway Community School as we honor our veterans on Friday, November 9th at 10:30 a.m. This year’s prog ... 

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‘Making the Grade’ back on the air (09/30/2012)
After a summer hiatus and a set renovation, WAPS “Making the Grade” is back on the air. This collaboration with HBC Cable TV is taped monthly and airs on HBC Channel 25 on Mondays at 5:00, 8:00 and 1 ... 

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Felton, Klagge honored for athletic contributions at WSHS (09/30/2012)
On September 12, 2012, Don Klagge and Ray Felton were both honored at the Region 1AA Awards Program for their contributions to athletics at Winona Senior High.

Ray was honored with a Distinguished S ... 

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Cotter Class of 1960 to celebrate (08/22/2012)
The Cotter Class of 1960 will celebrate their 70th birthday with a casual evening on Saturday, September 22, at the American Legion starting at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, September 23, they will meet at Cedar  ... 

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Hope Lutheran High School kicks off celebration of its first ten years (08/19/2012)
Thank you to all who came to the 10 year kick off celebration of Hope Lutheran High School Aug 12 to hear the Winona Hims and have pie and ice cream. It was a huge success with over 270 people in atte ... 

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New school policy still not okay with state Open Meeting Law (08/15/2012)
By Sarah Squires -- The District 861 School Board approved a policy change last month that removes the requirement that mediation sessions that are closed to the public be audio recorded.

This policy change would presen ... 

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WAPS orientation date correction (08/15/2012)
The Back to School edition of Inside Your Schools can be found as an insert in the August 15 Winona Post. On the back page District Calendar, the WMS Orientation dates are listed incorrectly.

The WM ... 

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Warrior football opens fall camp (08/15/2012)
The sound of whistles once again filled the air inside Verizon Wireless Stadium as the Winona State football team opened its fall camp Saturday afternoon.

On a comparatively cool August afternoon the ... 

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WSHS Class of 1957 having reunion (08/15/2012)
The Winona Senior High School Class of 1957 is celebrating its 55th reunion the weekend of September 14. A golf outing is planned for Friday morning and a get-together at 3 p.m. at the Green Mill Pati ... 

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Cotter back to school events/dates (08/05/2012)
As the start to the 2012/2013 school year approaches, here are a few dates for Cotter students and families to note:

August 6th : Marching band camp begins

Back to school packets are available for p ... 

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WACS back to school information (08/05/2012)
Winona Area Catholic Schools begins the school year August 23, 2012.

Back–to –school parent pack information for new and returning students for BOTH schools (St. Mary’s Primary School and St. Stanisl ... 

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Concert raises funds for Ready Set School (07/25/2012)
Winona National Bank held its final Summer Concert on July 20 in Central Park, featuring Bob the Beachcomber as well as the famous $1 hot dog lunch. Lunch sales totaled $805.12 which was donated to Re ... 

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Cotter students, teachers visit Germany (07/25/2012)
For two and a half weeks in June, Cotter German students, Hannah Sillman, David Schwend, Xavier and Dmitri Waters visited the city of Koeln (Cologne) accompanied by their German instructor Ulrike Scho ... 

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Imagine- Nation program at Children’s Museum (07/25/2012)
Saturday, August 25: Cardboard Arcade

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. building, 3-5 p.m. playing

Children’s museums are places away from work and household distractions, where parents and caregivers can spend q ... 

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Paulson to lead WSU men’s golf program (07/25/2012)
Brian Paulson, a former All-American at Winona State, has been named the Warriors’ men’s golf coach, Athletic Director Eric Schoh announced Tuesday.

“I am excited to have Brian join our team,” Winona ... 

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Redeemer Lutheran Preschool adds early childhood professional (07/25/2012)
Redeemer Lutheran Preschool is proud to announce the addition of early childhood professional Jessica Martinson to its staff. Jessica will team up with Heidi Braun, Director/Teacher, as the preschool ... 

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Winona State football season ticket information (07/25/2012)
Winona State football season ticket holders are currently able to renew their ticket purchases for the 2012 season, with season and single-game tickets going on sale to the general public on August 6. ... 

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Winona Middle School new student registrations (07/22/2012)
New student registrations are accepted at the Winona Middle School throughout the summer. Summer office hours are Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., earlier times available by appointment. ... 

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Winona Middle School report cards mailed (06/17/2012)
The Winona Middle School report cards have been mailed along with a supply list, and newsletter. Grades may also be accessed through the parent portal. The 3rd trimester honor roll will be sent to the ... 

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Winona educator to tour Chinese schools (06/13/2012)
Katy Smith Named the NEA Foundation Pearson Foundation Global Learning Fellow

The NEA Foundation announced today that it has selected Katy Smith, a parent education teacher at Winona Area Public S ... 

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Cotter announces appointment of interim president (06/10/2012)
Sr. Judith Schaefer, O.P., Ph.D., will begin service as interim president of Cotter Schools on July 15, 2012.

Currently, Sister Judith is Professor and Chair of Theology, and University Dean for Univ ... 

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Cotter Classic June 18 (06/10/2012)
Registration for the 25th annual Cotter Classic Golf Tournament is open with limited spots available for golfing! The event will be held on Monday, June 18, 2012, at Cedar Valley Golf Course. It’s a 4 ... 

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Golf invitational, dinner to honor Larry Holstad June 21 (06/10/2012)
Larry Holstad’s leadership helped turn Winona State into one of the premier athletic programs in the country. Now Warrior fans will have the opportunity to help his legacy of leadership and excellence ... 

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WMS marching band parade season (06/10/2012)
Is that parade music you hear? Yes it is! The WMS Marching Band is ramping up for another parade season. Drivers are asked to be mindful of our band as they rehearse on Bundy Blvd. and Storr’s Pond  ... 

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SMU receives Centennial congratulations from U.S. legislators (06/03/2012)
The Minnesota Congressional Delegation has signed a congratulatory letter in honor of the university’s 2012-13 Centennial Celebration, expressing confidence Saint Mary’s will “continue to amaze” durin ... 

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WAPS staff lauded for diversity support (06/03/2012)
Four Winona Area Public Schools educators were recognized earlier this month by the District’s Diversity Advisory Committee for their exemplary “efforts toward diversity education and inclusiveness in ... 

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WSU recognized for commitment to service, civic engagement (06/03/2012)
Winona State University has been named to the 2012 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

This is the second ... 

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College news (05/30/2012)
Local students among graduation candidates at UW-Eau Claire include:

Arcadia, WI

Sara Baumgartner, BA, Education and Human Sciences, social studies;

Derek Nelson, BBA, Business, business adminis ... 

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WSU students receive awards (05/30/2012)
Winona State University students Chase Lundstrom, Parbati Sanjel and Tauseef Hemayet of “The Miracle Workers” have received the People’s Choice Award in the 2012 Microsoft Imagine Cup Competition.

T ... 

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Youth Arts Camp to be offered in Winona (05/30/2012)
The Minnesota Marine Art Museum (MMAM) and the Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts (aka MCA, Valencia) are teaming up to offer a summer visual arts camp for area youth. This camp will offer a sampling ... 

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iPad fundraiser kickoff breakfast June 3 (05/23/2012)
On Sunday, June 3rd from 9am to 1pm

At the Rollingstone Community School

Rollingstone Community School students are already super excited for school to start this fall! Winona Area Public Schools s ... 

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Students selected for Project FINE scholarships (05/23/2012)
Four area high school students have been selected as recipients of the Project FINE College Education Connection Essay Contest Scholarships. These four recipients, Pahoua Xiong, Yia Hang and Meng Xion ... 

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Riverway Learning Community’s Director announces retirement (05/16/2012)
After over 40 years in the field of education, Laurie Krause, Riverway’s Director and Founder, has decided to retire at the end of the 2011-2012 school year. Laurie’s vision for educational reform wi ... 

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Saint Mary’s honors Dick Kowles with Presidential Award (05/16/2012)
A distinguished professor emeritus of biology, Winonan Dick Kowles, Ph.D., devoted 40 years to education and the sciences at Saint Mary’s University.

In recognition of his dedication and service, Dr. ... 

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St. Joseph Award presented at Cotter (05/16/2012)
The St. Joseph Award, in honor of the patron saint of Cotter High School, is given annually to one or more individuals who have contributed substantial amounts of their time, talents, and/or resources ... 

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Saint Mary’s commencement May 12 (04/29/2012)
On Saturday, May 12, the Winona campus of Saint Mary’s University will host two commencement ceremonies to mark the end of the academic year.

The Winona campus undergraduate commencement will begin  ... 

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Southeast Tech golf outing (04/29/2012)
Golfers are signing up now for the Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical College Foundation’s 7th Annual Community Connections Golf Tournament and Dinner, Thursday, May 24, at Mississippi Nation ... 

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WSU Spring 2012 commencement May 4 (04/29/2012)
More than 1,200 students will participate in the Winona State University Spring 2012 Commencement ceremonies Friday, May 4, in McCown Gymnasium in Memorial Hall on the Winona campus.

The morning cere ... 

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WSU student wins National Theatre Award (04/29/2012)
Winona State University student Tiffany Streng was awarded the “Margolis Method Summer Intensive Fellowship” at the Irene Ryan National Acting Scholarship Auditions at the Kennedy Center in Washington ... 

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Bluffview celebrates Montessori Education Week (02/29/2012)
Maria Montessori would have been proud—and perhaps a little bemused.

Students and staff at Bluffview Montessori School celebrated the Italian doctor’s legacy this past week as part of Montessori Educ ... 

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Cotter High School Chess Club members in Rochester tournament (02/29/2012)
Ten Cotter High School Chess Club members participated in the Rochester Chess Club tournament on February 4th. The club did well with 5 members receiving Bantam event trophies: 1st place, based on “t ... 

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Cotter High School Choir spring concert March 8 (02/29/2012)
The Cotter High School Music Department presents a

Choir Spring Concert on Thursday, March 8th, 2012 at 7:30 PM in the St. Cecilia Theatre. Performing groups will include the Cotter High School Con ... 

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Cotter jazz March 4 (02/29/2012)
Join the Cotter Junior High and Cotter High School Jazz Bands this Sunday, March 4th at Jefferson’s Pub and Grill. The bands, along with some smooth sounding jazz combos will perform from 4-6:30pm. T ... 

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March events at SMU Performance Center (02/29/2012)
March 12- April 4

Artist Marcia Thompson, recent work, “Nordic Roots”

Ben Miller Lobby of the Performance Center

TH, March 15, 7:30pm

SMU Music presents:

SMU Chamber Singers Homecoming Concert

C ... 

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Supt. finalists chosen; but board might want Hannon (02/15/2012)
By Sarah Squires -- District 861 School Board members narrowed a list of candidates for superintendent from five to two on Tuesday, but before the night was through it became clear: a majority of members prefer interim s ... 

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Warrior basketball season hit with NCAA eligibility decision (02/15/2012)
The NCAA has determined that Winona State men’s basketball student-athlete Grant Johnson will be ineligible for the remainder of the 2011-12 season. Winona State is still evaluating the implications o ... 

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Saint Mary’s theatre students to perform in London (10/12/2011)
Saint Mary’s University theatre majors will stage the comedic satire “Greater Tuna” Oct. 18-22 at TARA Studio in London.

In this hilarious satire of small-town American morals, audiences will meet th ... 

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Senior University class on biodiversity and extinction (10/12/2011)
Winona State University will offer “Vanishing Species: Today’s Biodiversity and Mass Extinction” as part of Senior University WSU. The class will meet 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays Nov. 1 through Nov. 22 in Ma ... 

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SMU breaks ground on new residence hall (10/12/2011)
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota broke ground Friday, Oct. 7, on an innovative new residence hall at its Winona campus.

The Saint Mary’s Board of Trustees recently approved final plans and fundin ... 

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Students celebrate National Chemistry Week during Saint Mary’s Chemistry Nights (10/12/2011)
Many area high school juniors and seniors will perform hands-on chemistry projects during upcoming Chemistry Nights at Saint Mary’s University, which will run 5 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 27 and Nov. 3 ... 

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C-FC Future Business Leaders silent auction October 7 (10/05/2011)

The Cochrane-Fountain City Future Business Leaders of America will be hosting their 6th annual silent auction during the homcoming festivities this Friday, October 7.  Some of the items up of bid th ... 

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‘Inspired by Japan’ at SMU gallery (09/21/2011)
After the devastating earthquake and tsunami in March of this year, artists and printmakers from around the world gathered to produce a suite of prints titled “Inspired by Japan” to raise money for re ... 

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Register for the 4th annual Warrior Waddle (09/21/2011)
The 4th Annual Warrior Waddle will be held on Saturday, October 22, 2011, in conjunction with the Winona State Homecoming activities. The 5k (3.1 miles) walk/run will kick off at 8:00 a.m. starting a ... 

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Saint Mary’s invites public to Fall Frolic Oct. 1 (09/21/2011)
The public is invited to participate in the 24th Fall Frolic 5K fun run/walk at Saint Mary’s University Saturday, Oct. 1.

Registration will run from 8 to 9:30 a.m. in SMU’s Toner Student Center with ... 

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Talk on mathematics and home at WSU (09/21/2011)
The Winona State University CLASP Series presents “Mathematics and Science of Home and Place/Position” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, in Stark Hall Auditorium.

The talk is free and open to the public ... 

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WSHS Homecoming activities (09/21/2011)
The WSHS will celebrate homecoming the week of September 26-30th. The following events will take place throughout the week.

Monday:

Dress: Hubba Bubba Monday- bright colors- pinks... orange.. etc ... 

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WSU hosts Middle East expert, author (09/21/2011)
Winona State University will host Daniel Byman, professor at the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, from 7-9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, in East Hall, Kryzsko Commons.

This event is free  ... 

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College news (02/02/2011)
Emerson College student Meghan Lowell of Rollingstone has been named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2010 semester.

The following students were named to the Fall 2010 honors list at Vermilion Commun ... 

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Forbes ranks SMU nation’s best for minority graduates in STEM programs (02/02/2011)
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is the nation’s top-ranked college for minorities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs, according to a recent Forbes report.

Forbes ranked ... 

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HVED meeting dates (02/02/2011)
Board meeting dates for the 2011 calendar year for the Hiawatha Valley Education District.                           

February 23, 2011

7:30 p.m.

HVED Conference Room   

March 23, 2011

7:30 p.m.  ... 

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POLICE BLOTTER (05/30/2010)
Winona Police

Tuesday, May 25

•At 5:54 p.m. police responded to a call reporting that Amy Beth Stevens, 32, of Winona, had kicked in a door to a residence on the 600 block of Olmstead Street and  ... 

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Cotter NHS raises funds for Haiti quake victims (04/21/2010)
Cotter High School National Honor Society students recently donated $1,000.00 to the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) international “http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aid_agency” humanitarian agency. Their  ... 

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Reduce, reuse, and recycle with the Cotter Band (04/21/2010)
Do you have old jewelry you are no longer wearing, old handbags you no longer use, or old cell phones no longer in service? If so, help the Cotter Band by bringing your old jewelry, handbags, and cell ... 

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C-FC 2009-10 school year update (08/09/2009)
Next week a newsletter regarding information for the start of the school year will be mailed to students and box holders. Please note this newsletter contains information that should be helpful for t ... 

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School bus transportation deadline is August 14 (08/09/2009)
Parents of students that are eligible for bus service must submit a written bus registration form to the WAPS Transportation Office if they have moved, if studetns are changing shcool, or if they have ... 

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School screening for 3 and 4-year-olds (08/09/2009)
The Winona Area Public Schools will be mailing Early Childhood Screening invitations to families of three and four year olds residing in the school district.

Early Childhood Screening is a quick and ... 

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WMS orientation scheduled (08/09/2009)
The Winona Middle School will be holding orientation for all students in September. Letters have been sent to all students listing the orientation dates and times. Included with this mailing is a gene ... 

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Dist. 861 superintendent finalist in Forest Lake search (04/29/2009)
By Cynthya Porter -- District 861 Superintendent Paul Durand is getting a long look from the Forest Lake School District, a St. Paul Pioneer Press story announced Tuesday after the district revealed a slate of semifinalis ... 

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Merchlewitz off to Teacher of the Year finals (04/29/2009)
This Friday, May 1, Luke Merchlewitz, a second grade teacher at W-K Elmentary School and the Winona Education Association Teacher of the Year, will head to Brooklyn Park, MN as one of eleven finalists ... 

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Making a difference in the community (04/08/2009)
Is there a typical Winona State University student? Not really, but many of the students who attend Winona State University are highly motivated young people who study hard, work hard, and in their sp ... 

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Hiawatha Valley Education District to have new executive director (04/01/2009)
The Hiawatha Valley Education District is pleased to announce that Glenn E. Haupt, currently Special Education Director of CESA #3 (Cooperating Education Service Agency) in Fennimore, Wisconsin has ac ... 

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Do your spring cleaning early (03/08/2009)
The 2nd hour Service Learning Class at Winona Senior High School has rescheduled their indoor garage sale for Saturday, April 4, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Winona Senior High School Concourse. Items ... 

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Faculty, students, Christian Brothers honored at SMU Founder’s Day (03/04/2009)
At its Founder’s Day ceremony Tuesday, Feb. 24, Saint Mary’s University observed the 75th anniversary of the De La Salle Christian Brothers’ affiliation with the university. Also honored were a dedica ... 

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Jergenson nominated for SMU Outstanding Senior Award (03/04/2009)
Saint Mary’s University English major Julia Jergenson, daughter of Skip and Kris Jergenson of Houston, Minn., was nominated for the university’s Outstanding Senior Female Award.

For the past 44 year ... 

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Spring breakers unite to build homes with Habitat (03/04/2009)
More than 30 students from across the country will travel to Winona County for their spring break to build Habitat for Humanity houses. The students are participants of Collegiate Challenge, a Habita ... 

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WCCL scholarship application deadline is March 31 (03/04/2009)
The Winona County Conservation Legacy Scholarship has been setup in memory of Jim Stewart (2006) and John Micheel (2007) for their great love and devotion to conservation. The purpose of this scholar ... 

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WMS orchestras participate in state festival (03/04/2009)
The WMS 6th Grade Orchestra and the combined 7th and 8th Grade orchestras participated in the MN Middle Level Orchestra Festival in Stillwater on February 20th.

Their performance received overall “S ... 

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WMS students to participate in MBDA Honor Band (03/04/2009)
Heidi Baudhuin, Haley Christensen and Sarah Ortega were chosen to perform in the Middle Level State Honor Band, sponsored by the Minnesota Band Director’s Association. Baudhuin, Christensen and Orteg ... 

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WSHS students excel at Regional Science and Engineering Fair (03/04/2009)
Six Winona Senior High students competed on Friday, February 20, at the 56th Annual Southeastern Minnesota and Western Wisconsin Regional Science and Engineering Fair held at Winona State University.  ... 

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School Board recognitions (11/09/2008)
Benjamin Johnson and Nick Graetz have been named Commended Students in the 2009 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation has been presented by WSHS Principal, John Phelps, to these ... 

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WAPS fundraiser underway (09/03/2008)
WAPS Touchdown Club has begun our annual Fundraiser! This year the raffles grand prize winner will drive away in an EXCITING 2008 black 2-door Coupe Ford Mustang. There will also be 9 cash drawings  ... 

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AWANA program starts Sept. 10 (08/31/2008)

Hey mom and dads! Are you looking for a Wednesday night kid’s program? All kids in preschool through grade six are welcomed to take part in Awana. Awana is a children’s program that is full of adven ... 

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KIDZ blast off weekend September 5-7 (08/24/2008)
Winona area families with children ages preschool through 5th grade are invited to this Pleasant Valley Church community event. The fun starts Friday at the Jaycee Pavilion with a free carnival from  ... 

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Winona Middle School Fifth grade academy August 18-20 (08/03/2008)
The Winona Middle School will hold its 5th Grade Academy on August 18th, 19th and 20th. Pre-registration is required by August 11th and can be made by calling 507-494-1031.

Orientation for 5th and  ... 

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WMS report cards mailed (06/15/2008)
The Winona Middle School 4th Quarter report cards have been mailed along with next year's supply list and an information sheet that contains orientation information. If at the end of the school year,  ... 

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The real future of giving (05/25/2008)

by Luke Merchlewitz

W-K School teacher, from presentation during WCF's 2008 Celebrity Night event

For the past 25 years I have been an elementary classroom teacher and have been able to touch t ... 

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WACS golf outing June 2 (04/09/2008)
Winona Area Catholic Schools will sponsor its 8th Annual WACS Golf Outing at noon,June 2,2008 at Bridges Golf Club in Winona. The fund raiser is to help support educational programs in its schools. An ... 

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WAPS District #861 receives 2008 School Finance Award (01/16/2008)
Annually the Minnesota Department of Education recognizes school districts that exemplify organization that demonstrate fiscal health, sound management and accountability. Staff at the Minnesota Depa ... 

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WSHS course registrations for 2008-09 school year scheduled (01/13/2008)
WSHS will be handing out 2008-2009 registration information to current 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students in their homeroom on Tuesday, January 22, 2008.

On Thursday, January 24,2008 in the WSHS conc ... 

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New WALC opens for grades 6-12 Dec. 10 (12/02/2007)
The students and staff of the Winona Area Learning Center(WALC) are looking forward to the opening of their new school at 1299 West Third Street on Monday, December 10. The new phone number will be 4 ... 

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‘Poinsettias for the Holidays’ fundraiser set to begin (11/04/2007)
The 13th annual "Poinsettias for the Holidays"¯ Cotter Band Booster Fund Raiser is about to get underway! Look for information and order forms to arrive in the mail next week!

With the holidays righ ... 

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WMS conferences, report cards and honor roll information (11/04/2007)
6th, 7th, 8th grade Conferences: Winona Middle School parent/teacher conferences for students in 6th, 7th or 8th grade will be held on November 8th and 12th from 4:00 - 7:30pm. Because of limited park ... 

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WAPS Touchdown Club means big prizes for you (10/07/2007)
Support the Winona Area Public Schools Touchdown Club and win big! The first prize is a 2007 Ford Ranger extended cab 4x4 pickup truck. You can catch a glimpse of it around Winona at Kwik Trip stores, ... 

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C-FC to host silent auction (09/23/2007)
Cochrane-Fountain City High School will be hosting its second annual Silent Auction on Friday, September 28, starting at 4 p.m. and ending at the seven minute mark of the third quarter of the football ... 

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WAPS week (09/23/2007)

September 24-28, 2007

Central Elementary:

9/27: Scholastic Book Fair Family Night

Goodview Elementary

9/28: Vision & Hearing Screening, a.m.

Jefferson Elementary

9/24: Kindergarten Project  ... 

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WSU Distinguished Alumni awards dinner Sept. 27 (09/23/2007)
Five Winona State University alumni have been named recipients of the 2007 Awards of Distinction. Jane Estes and Harry Schoen are recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award. Patrick Knoll is the Dis ... 

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WAPS week (09/16/2007)
September 17-21, 2007

Central Elementary:

9/17: PTA Meeting, 6 p.m.

9/18: Save for America Program begins

9/21: School Picture Day

Goodview Elementary

9/19: Lyceum program, 12:45 p.m.

9/21: ... 

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WSU offers sesquicentennial calendar (09/16/2007)
As Winona State University celebrates its sesquicentennial; WSU announces the availability of a 17-month, sesquicentennial themed calendar.

The calendar features daily historical trivia, vintage p ... 

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ECFE programs now open (09/09/2007)
Early Childhood Family Education

5100 W 9th Street

Winona MN 55987

507 - 494 - 0913

Winona area schools have started again and so has Early Childhood Family Education. ECFE is an educational progr ... 

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SMU pre-season basketball camp Sep. 16-Oct. 14 (09/02/2007)
The Saint Mary's University Advanced Pre-Season Basketball camp "” for boys and girls in grades eight through 12 "” will run Sept. 16 through Oct. 14.

This camp will consist of five intense basketbal ... 

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SMU Concert Band rehearsals begin Aug. 29 (08/12/2007)
The Saint Mary's University Concert Band, founded in 1990 as a college-community partnership ensemble, will hold its first rehearsal of the 2007-08 season from 6:45 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, in Ro ... 

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WSHS freshman orientation August 15 (08/08/2007)
We would like to invite all incoming 9th Graders and their parents to the Winona Senior High School for Freshman Orientation on August 15th at either 1:00 P.M. or 7:00 P.M. This is a wonderful opport ... 

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WSU donates scholarships to Camp Invention (07/18/2007)
Thanks to the generosity of Winona State University, financial assistance will be available for students interested in attending Camp InventionĀ® this summer. Winona State University will host Camp  ... 

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SMU cross-country fundraiser July 28 (07/15/2007)
The Saint Mary's University cross-country teams are hosting a fund-raiser race "” the SMU Trail Scamper "” Saturday, July 28, through the trails of Saint Mary's Winona campus. The 4-mile run/walk wil ... 

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WSU spring Dean’s List (07/11/2007)

The following area students have been named to the Winona State University Dean's List for spring 2007.

Alma: Katy Shones

Altura: Peter Kreidermacher, Marie Mierau, Nicholas Walch

Arcadia: Sarah  ... 

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MSC-ST announces President’s List (06/27/2007)
The following area students have been named to the Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical President's List for spring 2006-07.

Jennifer Ahrens, Winona; Matthew Ambuehl, Winona; Parker Ask, Houst ... 

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WAPS bus registration deadline July 2 (06/24/2007)
A reminder to all families with children transported to school by bus that the deadline for bus transportation registration is July 2, 2007. If you reside more than one mile from school, are new to t ... 

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WSHS 2007 graduates (06/24/2007)
Eli George Abnet

Joshua D. Angst

Camila M. Nogueira dos Anjos +

Bryan Edward Atkinson

Andrew B. Ayers

Louise Catherine Bagshaw*

Sarah Elizabeth Bagshaw*

Jonathan Peter Bambenek

Brice C. Banner ... 

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WSU area graduates, spring 2007 (06/24/2007)
Dr. Sally Johnstone, Vice President for Academic Affairs at Winona State University, is pleased to announce the names of area students completing academic requirements for degrees following Spring Sem ... 

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WMS fourth quarter honor roll (06/20/2007)

AA HONOR ROLL:

8th Grade - Isabella Albright, Peter Baudhuin, Bridget Bawek, Nicole Becher, Morgan Benson, Carlie Bittle, Amanda Drazkowski, Meghan Fakler, Martin Feddersen, Donald Gilles, Jennifer ... 

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WSHS fourth quarter honor roll (06/20/2007)

9AA

Viviane Bain

Charlie Berlin-Burns

Jonathan Birdsall

Zachary Block

Emily Buege

Dakota Carlson

Jacob Dalton

Brandon Dionysius

Olivia Eckhoff

Alexandra Eddy

Aixa Evenson

Kayla Ewert

 ... 

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C-FC high school quarter four honor roll (06/17/2007)
C-FC high school

quarter four honor roll

Honors

Kayla Anderson

Alessa Bakkum

Sarah Benson

Nicole Blank

Jackson Bork

Arielle Christianson

Heather Cornelius

Janna Drazkowski

Kelsey Earney

Je ... 

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C-FC honor roll semester two (06/17/2007)
Honors

Kayla Anderson

Nicholas Auer

Alessa Bakkum

Sarah Benson

Nicole Blank

Jackson Bork

Arielle Christianson

Heather Cornelius

Janna Drazkowski

Kelsey Earney

Jessica Ernst

Bonnie Gabrick  ... 

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C-FC junior-senior high shool quarter four honor roll (06/17/2007)
4.0 HONOR ROLL

Zachary Auer

Alexis Baker

Nikki Gilbertson

Kathryn Jackson

Jacob Kafer

Emma Kuhn

Kelly McCamley

Michelle Pehler

Nicholas Pehler

Anna Suhr

Sara Walsk

Holly White

HIGH HONORS ... 

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Cotter Marching Band to appear in Vikingland Band Festival (06/17/2007)

The Winona Cotter H.S. Marching Band is among 21 marching bands scheduled to appear in the Vikingland Band Festival parade marching championship in Alexandria, Minnesota. The 23rd annual parade wil ... 

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WMS report cards, supply lists sent (06/17/2007)
The Winona Middle School 4th quarter report cards along with a newsletter and a supply list for next school year have been sent. Students who owe a fine or have not returned books (text, classroom or  ... 

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CHS 4th quarter honor roll (06/13/2007)
A HONOR ROLL

Grade 9:

Yong Seop Cho

Nicole Kirkvold

Grade 10:

Brian Keane

Kaitlin Marg

Laura Nicklay

Min Jung Park

Jae Eun Shin

John Sobolewski

Grade 11:

Caitlin Bambenek

Cal ... 

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CJHS 4th quarter honor roll (06/13/2007)
A HONOR

Grade 7:

Brittany Meurer

Grade 8:

Lydia Feuerhelm

Marissa Giers

A AVERAGE

Grade 7:

MacKenzie Brosnahan

Brandon Duellman

Kristin Eichenberg

David Holien

Erin Keane

Kelli Koetz

Da ... 

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CJHS awards presented (06/13/2007)
Right Stuff Recipients 7th Grade: Brennan Devine, Katie Harbinson, Bryan Richter, Brittany Meurer, Dani Kramer, Anthony Wilma, Kelli Koetz, Mitchell Kuhlmann

Right Stuff Recipients 8th Grade: Ryan Ka ... 

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CHS Celebration Day awards presentation held May 25 (06/06/2007)

Jason Roffler Memorial Scholarship: presented by Ruth Ann Roffler: Michael Redig

Jake Edstrom Memorial Scholarship: presented by Dave Gudmastad: Tim Olstad

Perfect Attendance: Sam Blank, Kurt Bol ... 

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CHS marching band in July 4 Lions parade (06/06/2007)
This summer the Cotter High School marching band will travel to Chicago to march in the Lions Parade on July 4th. The Cotter Band will be representing the Lions of Multiple District MD5M. This encomp ... 

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Winona Health Auxiliary awards scholarships (06/06/2007)
This year's scholarships total $20,000

The 2007-2008 Winona Health Auxiliary Carol Hill Scholarship committee has awarded $20,000 in scholarships to 21 students, all of whom have been accepted into ... 

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Commencement exercises held June 1 at Riverway Learning Community (06/03/2007)
Riverway Learning Community, a tuition-free, Minnesota public charter school, serving 85 students in pre-primary through 12th grade, held graduation commencement exercises on Friday, June 1, at 7:00 p ... 

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Hope LHS now taking applications for next school year (06/03/2007)
Informational meeting to be held Wednesday, June 6

Hope Lutheran High School is now accepting applications for the 2007/08 school year. Financial aid and scholarship applications are due July 1, 2 ... 

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Registration underway for WSU ‘College For Kids’ program (06/03/2007)
Registration continues through June for Winona State University's College For Kids program.

The program dates are July 9-13 and July 16-20, with classes offered at 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. each day.  ... 

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SMU music workshops (06/03/2007)
It's still not too late to register for the Jazz Combo & Improvisation or Music Production workshops to be held Tues and Thurs. afternoons in June at Saint Mary's University in Winona, MN. The detail ... 

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WSHS orchestra students receive awards (05/30/2007)
WSHS Orchestra cellist Jenny Schmidt was chosen by orchestra members to receive this year's National School Orchestra Award, an award which is given annually in each high school orchestra across the  ... 

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Cotter students receive awards (05/27/2007)
Visual Arts Awards:

Studio Arts - Ryn Kim

Photography - Kristen Dieterman

Computer Arts - Khris Grant

Computer Arts - Alex Theis

World Language:

German Communication Award: Cooper Boland

Achie ... 

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WAPS education reception June 4 (05/27/2007)
The Winona Area Public Schools is hosting an Education Reception to recognize years of service and honor our retirees on Monday, June 4 at 4:30p.m. at the Winona Middle School Commons, 1570 Homer Road ... 

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WSHS students place at science fai (05/27/2007)
The 58th Annual International Science and Engineering Fair(ISEF) was held May 13-18, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Student winners are ninth through twelfth graders who earned the right to compete at I ... 

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First class of seniors to leave Hope Lutheran (05/23/2007)

The Board of Directors at Hope Lutheran High School is pleased to announce that the first ever class of seniors will graduate on Friday, May 25. Nine seniors have completed the necessary course and  ... 

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Scholarships awarded to C-FC grads (05/23/2007)

National Guard ROTC Scholarship: Chad Levis & Lindsey Rowland

Riverland Energy Scholarship/$1000: Josh Pronschinske

Alliance Bank Scholarship/$1000: Katie McFarlin

Hilltop Trailblazers Scholarshi ... 

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SMU alumnus receives biochemistry award (05/23/2007)
Winona native and 2002 Saint Mary's University alumnus Joseph Roche is one of two recipients of the 2007 Armand J. Quick Award for Outstanding Senior Medical Students in Biochemistry. The award was gi ... 

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SMU biology students honored (05/23/2007)

Eight Saint Mary's University biology students presented their research at the Iowa Academy of Science/Beta Beta Beta annual meeting, held at Central College in Pella, Iowa, April 28. The students, ... 

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SMU names five to board of trustees (05/23/2007)
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota has announced five new members of its board of trustees:

"¢ Brother Gustavo Ramirez, FSC, has served as president of Universidad La Salle Noroeste in Sonora, Mexi ... 

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Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota (05/16/2007)
Graduate and Professional Degrees

Amy Elizabeth Addington, Rochester, Minn.

Erin LaRayne Agosto, Elk River, Minn.

Humaira Akhter, Bethesda, Md.

Lynn Gallagher Albee, Galena, Ill.

Zuber Shiekdo ... 

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Cotter students raise funds (05/13/2007)
Students in 7th, 8th and 9th grade at Cotter Schools raised over $1500.00 during a Lenten mission project. The students used Rice Bowls to collect money for Catholic Relief Services and through other ... 

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WMS offers fifth grade academy (05/13/2007)
The Winona Middle School will again be offering the "5th Grade Academy"¯ this summer for current 4th grade students. The academy will offer a comfortable setting in which current 4th grade students wi ... 

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WSHS third quarter honor roll (05/09/2007)
12AA

Jocelyn Blank

Melanie Blasko

Alyssa Brandt

Ryan Brink

Matthew Browne

Matthew Brust

Ellie Cenfield

Elisabeth Clemans

Emily Eng

Miranda Gaulke

Kristin G ... 

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WSHS third quarter honor roll (05/09/2007)
12A

Eli Abnet

Joshua Angst

Andrew Ayers

Sarah Bagshaw

Louise Bagshaw

Christopher Blom

Tyler Boehmke

Margaret Brako

Ashlie Bublitz

David Dambach

Camila Dos An ... 

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WSHS third quarter honor roll (05/09/2007)
12B

Joel Barnewitz

Anna Becker

Ryan Beck

Dustin Benson

Tina Berg

Erin Bittner

Samantha Blaschka

Tanner Brethorst

Trevor Bronk

Jordan Brown

Samanthajo Cady

Na ... 

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Young authors, artists conference (05/09/2007)

The Southeast Service Cooperative is once again sponsoring the annual Young Authors, Young Artists Conference on May 16-17 for students in grades 4-6. The event will take place at the Univer ... 

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WSU recognizes outstanding students (05/06/2007)

Winona State University recognized 49 members of the Spring 2007 graduating class at the 19th Annual Student Recognition Awards ceremony on Thursday, May 3, at Lourdes Hall on WSU's West Campus?. Th ... 

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WSHS third quarter honor roll (05/02/2007)

11AA

Elise Abnet

Haley Bawek

Kristin Bennett

Paul Blacklock

Erik Blomsness

Amy Breyer

Andrea Brown

Amanda Buege

Stephanie Cisewski

Heather Dansingburg

Kenneth  ... 

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WSHS term three honor roll (04/29/2007)
10AA

Jeremy Bade

Jillian Blank

Madeleine Bryant

Kelvin Dondlinger

Katelyn Eng

Nikki Gensmer

Callie Glenna

Michael Glowczewski

Nick Graetz

Katie Gunderson

Megan ... 

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WSHS term three honor roll (04/29/2007)
10B

Darin Amann

Tricia Armstrong

Elaine Ayers

Chelsea Bambenek

Chloe Barak-Ramer

Courtney Barth

Rachel Bartholomay

Myles Beckman

Claudia Bergaus

Annie Bergler

Trav ... 

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CHS third quarter honor roll (04/25/2007)
lA HONOR ROLL

GRADE: 9

Yong Seop Cho

Nicole Kirkvold

Rebecca McCormick

Frank Merchlewitz

Jackson Penning

Sarah Spiten

GRADE: 10

Chelsea Cierzan

Yeong Han lee

Laura Nicklay

Min Jung Park

G ... 

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SE Tech to display Diego Rivera Murals (04/25/2007)
During the week of April 30th - May 4th Southeast Technical's Red Wing and Winona campuses will be hosting full size replications of murals painted by well-known Mexican artist Diego Rivera.

In addi ... 

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WSHS student artists win top honors (04/25/2007)

Congratulations are in order for the following art students who received Superior ratings in the Minnesota State High School League 1AA Visual Arts Festival:

In the area of Painting:

Tess Polach ... 

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WSHS term three 9th grade honor roll (04/25/2007)
9AA

Viviane Bain

Andrea Bautch

Charlie Berlin-Burns

Jonathan Birdsall

Dakota Carlson

Kesala Cook

Jacob Dalton

Brandon Dionysius

Olivia Eckhoff

Alexan ... 

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WSHS term three 9th grade honor roll (04/25/2007)
9A

Kayla Anderson

Matthew Bagshaw

Andrew Baudhuin

Michael Belter

Courtney Benson

Zachary Block

Brady Brink

Alec Brown

Emily Buege

Erik Chapman

Denni Cisewski

Kelly Co ... 

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WSHS term three 9th grade honor roll (04/25/2007)

9B

Jessalyn Abnet

Jordan Ashelin

Melissa Baer

Alan Bagniewski

Shelby Beeman

Angela Beeman

Douglas Berg

Melissa Boehmke

Lee Boettcher

Katiana Bolduan

G ... 

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WSU announces spring 2007 commencement ceremonies (04/25/2007)
Winona State University Spring 2007 Commencement takes place Friday, May 4, in McCown Gymnasium on the Winona campus. More than 880 graduates are scheduled to participate in the ceremonies.

The morni ... 

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College news (02/28/2007)
Local Minnesota students were among the 2,592 North Dakota State University students to be placed on the fall 2006 Dean's List. Tim Kronebusch, Altura; Laura Griffin, Renetta Kalis, Kayla Vick, Lewist ... 

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Ridgeway Community School kindergarten roundup, open house postponed until March 15 (02/28/2007)
Due to delays caused by last weekend's storm and winter weather forecast for Thursday, Ridgeway Community School is postponing its Kindergarten Roundup and All School Open House originally scheduled f ... 

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Cotter first quarter Honor Roll (11/26/2006)
A Honor Roll

Grade 9:

Nicole Kirkvold

Frank Merchlewitz

Jackson Penning

Garrett Welle

10th Grade

Laura Nicklay

Samantha Zimmerman

11th Grade

Caitlin Bambenek

Rory Biesanz

Karl Butenhoff ... 

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St. Martin’s Honor Roll (11/08/2006)
Congratulations to the following St. Martin's students for achieving academic honors for the first quarter grading period:

A Honor Roll Grades 7 & 8

Ben Bain

Shelby Faustino

Jordan Gahnz

Mike Ho ... 

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WAPS elementary registration day August 9 (07/30/2006)
Families new to our area are invited to visit our elementary schools on Wednesday, August 9 to register new students. We look forward to meeting you. Central, Goodview, Madison, Jefferson, and W-K E ... 

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Hal Leonard Corporation establishes Scholarship Fund in memory of founders (07/16/2006)
Company's Gift Benefits Music Students at Founders' Alma Mater, Winona State University

On June 13th, Hal Leonard Corporation regretfully announced the death of the last company co-founder,  ... 

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C-FC students win business contest (04/12/2006)
The 52nd Wisconsin FBLA State Leadership Conference was hosted in Green Bay, WI on April 6-7. The State Leadership Conference brought outstanding young adults together for an unforgettable experience ... 

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Here are ways to reduce prom expenses (04/12/2006)
by Becky Hagen Jokela, University of Minnesota Extension Service

Proms can be fun and one of life's special events. But they can also be a drain on individual and family resources if expenses aren' ... 

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WSHS German Klub wraps up great year (04/12/2006)
The Winona Senior High School's German Klub completed another successful year with their recent performances of the fairy tale "Schneewittchen,"¯ or as it is known in English, "Snow White."¯ The Germa ... 

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Dist. 861 school board recognizes achievements (03/19/2006)
"¢ The National Merit Scholarship Program has been a long-standing measure of student achievement. We are proud of our long history of annually announcing National Merit Scholars at Winona Senior Hig ... 

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Ready, Set, School to benefit at Blooming Grounds (03/15/2006)
Tuesday, March 21, will be Ready Set School's Koffee for Kids Sake at Blooming Grounds Coffee House. 10% of store sales on Tuesday will be donated to Ready Set School. Ready Set School works to ensu ... 

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Senior High Calendar (03/15/2006)
3/16 Thu WSHS All School Musical-WSHS auditorium

3/17 Fri Var Adap Fl H Tourney at Stillwater 3/18 Sat Var Adap Fl H Tourney at Stillwater

3/23 End of 3rd Term grades 9-12

3/24-3/31 Spring Brea ... 

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Hope Lutheran celebrates National Lutheran Schools Week (03/09/2006)
Hope Lutheran High School will celebrate National Lutheran School Week, March 5-12. HLHS kicked off the week long celebration with a Celebration of Thanksgiving on March 5th at Redeemer Lutheran Chur ... 

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Hope Lutheran High School fish fry March 17 (03/09/2006)
Hope Lutheran High School will host a St. Patrick's Fish Fry Fundraiser at the Winona Knights of Columbus Hall, 64 East 5th Street, Winona. Meals will consist of batter-fried or broiled fish, potato ... 

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It’s a tie at WSHS Battle of the Bands (03/09/2006)
By Brian P. Heilman -- After the dust settled on the Winona Senior High School's musical battlefield last Friday night, two student bands stood united in glory, co-winners due to a scoring mixup.

Apparently, the great batt ... 

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National Lutheran Schools Week has full slate of activities (03/09/2006)
St. Martin's Lutheran School, 253 Liberty Street, will be celebrating National Lutheran Schools Week March 6-10. Acitivities include:

Monday: Animal Kingdom Day. We will be visited by the Minnesot ... 

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Regional Science Fair results (03/09/2006)

The 53rd Annual Southeastern Minnesota Regional Science Fair was held at St. Mary's University of Minnesota in Winona on March 3. One hundred forty-three students competed from seven different scho ... 

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The End is Near"¦Hopefully! (03/09/2006)
Students at Blair-Taylor Elementary have been collecting pop tabs since October 2004 and if they collect as many tabs on March 15th as they did on Feb. 15th, they will meet their goal of collecting a  ... 

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Cotter band concert (03/06/2006)

The Cotter High School Bands will present their annual Spring Band Concert on Sunday, March 12 at 2:00 p.m. in St. Cecilia Theatre. The Cotter Symphonic and Concert Bands, under the direction of  ... 

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Final collection party for Cotter Auction (03/06/2006)

The 27th Annual Cotter Auction is near! Our final Adult Auction Collection Party will be at Bub's Brewing Company in the lower level on Friday, March 10, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Bring your Au ... 

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Riverway enrollment open house (03/06/2006)
Riverway Learning Community, a tuition-free Minnesota public charter school located at 115 Iowa Street in Minnesota City, will hold enrollment open houses at the school on Saturday, March 4, at 10:00  ... 

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St. Matthew’s to celebrate Lutheran Schools Week (03/06/2006)
St. Matthew's Lutheran School will be celebrating National Lutheran Schools Week the week of March 6-11. The general theme this year is "Lutheran Schools: A Great Place to Grow"¯ with a sub-theme of " ... 

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Winona Area Public Schools Preschool registration (03/06/2006)
Registration for the 2006-2007 school year, for Lincoln Preschool at Goodview Elementary and Rollingstone Preschool, begins Monday March 13, 2006.

Registration will take place at the Early Childhoo ... 

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Winona Middle School Drama Club to present "Flapper"¯ (03/06/2006)
The Winona Middle School Drama Club will present the musical "Flapper"¯ on Friday, March 10th and Saturday, March 11th at 7:30pm in the WMS auditorium. Tickets may be purchased by contacting the After ... 

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Cotter students perform at 57th Annual Dorian Band Festival (02/26/2006)
Four members of the Cotter High School Band performed at the 57th Annual Dorian Band Festival at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa on February 26 - 27. Joining over 600 high school musicians from four ... 

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Jefferson roundup coming (02/26/2006)
Jefferson Elementary School has sent out the invitations for Kindergarten Roundup for the fall of 2006. Roundup is scheduled for Friday, March 3, at 8 a.m. and again at 12 p.m. (note time correction). ... 

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Ridgeway School holding open enrollment (02/26/2006)
Ridgeway Community School is currently holding its Open Enrollment Period for its free, public Kindergarten to Fifth Grade classes for the 2006-07 School Year. New students who register during the op ... 

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WAPS Foundation supports Young Authors Conference (02/26/2006)
Members of the Winona Area Public Schools Foundation presented a check in support of "A Celebration of Writing: A Young Authors' Conference"¯ hosted by the Hiawatha Valley Education District.

The Co ... 

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‘Prelude to Spring’ Orchestra Tea (02/23/2006)

Question: What is a sure sign that spring is on the way?

Answer: The Tenth "Prelude to Spring"¯ Orchestra Tea, which will be presented by Strings in Motion on Sunday, March 5.

Strings in Motion,  ... 

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12th Annual Chili Cook-off Winners (02/23/2006)

The 12th Annual Chili Cook-off sponsored by Winona National Bank on Saturday, February 11, raised $1595.25 in sales for Ready Set School. Cash donations of $5619.55 were also raised at the event, f ... 

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ACS offers scholarships to youth cancer survivors (02/23/2006)

The American Cancer Society is taking applications in Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota and South Dakota for the organization's 2006 Youth Scholarship Program aimed at young people who have been diagnosed  ... 

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Board reviews service learning curriculum (02/23/2006)
By Cynthya Porter -- The District 861 school board reviewed curriculum policies last week after members said parents approached them with concerns about a recent class project.

According to Curriculum Director Sue Roehri ... 

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Concert to celebrate music in parochial schools (02/23/2006)

In recognition of Music in Our Schools Month, the David Lawson II Music Foundation is holding a special March concert celebrating music in our parochial schools.

The David Lawson II Music Foundatio ... 

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Cotter calendar (02/23/2006)
Feb. 26-27 -Dorian Band Festival

Feb. 27- Midquarter Progress Reports Pickup 9:00-2:00 Main Offices CHS/CJH

CHS/CJH out at 2:00

Parent Teacher Conferences 2:30-7:30

Mar. 1 - Ash Wednesday Liturgy ... 

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Saint Mary’s University announces fall dean’s list (02/23/2006)
The following Winona-area students have been named to the fall semester 2005 semester dean's list at Saint Mary's University. These students must achieve a 3.6 grade-point average for the semester and ... 

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WAPS breakfast menu (02/23/2006)
Wednesday, Mar. 1: Milk, cereal, strudel stick, fruit or juice.

Thursday, Mar. 2: Milk, sausage, egg and cheese on a bun, fruit or juice.

Friday, Mar. 3: Milk, cereal, blueberry muffin, fruit or jui ... 

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WAPS Week at glance (02/23/2006)

Feb. 26-27 -Dorian Band Festival

Feb. 28- Midquarter Progress Reports Pickup 9:00-2:00 Main Offices CHS/CJH

CHS/CJH out at 2:00

Parent Teacher Conferences 2:30-7:30

Mar. 1 - Ash Wednesday Li ... 

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Women’s Resource Center receives grant to work with WSHS (02/23/2006)
The Women's Resource Center of Winona (WRC) sent a representative to the Social Change Fund Convening held by the Women's Foundation of Minnesota on February 6th and 7th. Participants in the Convening ... 

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WSHS to host Battle of the Bands (02/23/2006)
Winona Senior High School H.O.P.E. (Helping Our Peers Excel) group will sponsor a Battle of the Bands in the WSHS concourse on March 3, from 9 p.m. to midnight. Doors open at 8 p.m. and admission is $ ... 

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WSU Dean’s List (02/23/2006)
Bethany Ahrens- Winona

Bushra Ali- Winona

Noah Anderson- Winona

Eunice Areba- Winona

Brianne Arendt- Winona

Brenda Arens - Kellogg

Jennifer Arms - Galesville

Saurav Aryal- Winona

Corey Ator - ... 

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Regional Spelling Bee (02/19/2006)
Eighty-five students in grades five through eight will convene at the Southeast Service Cooperative in Rochester to participate in the Regional Spelling Bee on Tuesday, February 21. The Spelling Bees ... 

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Cotter High School 2nd Quarter Honor Roll (02/15/2006)
A-HONOR ROLL

9th GRADE:

Kameliya Hristova

10th GRADE:

Rory Biesanz

Karl Butenhoff

Jacob DeMarais

Jessica Giers

Jisu Kang

Eun Chun Kim

Jin Young Lee

Jin Hong Park

Hyun Gi Yun

11th GRADE:

 ... 

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St. Mary’s Primary School Round Up for 2006-2007 School Year (02/15/2006)
The purpose of St. Mary's Primary School is to provide Christian oriented programs in early childhood for children 16 months through Kindergarten. The St. Mary's programs, located within the Winona Ar ... 

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Teacher of the Year candidate field narrowed to 27 (02/12/2006)
The field of possible recipients for this year's Minnesota Teacher of the Year honor has been narrowed to 27. A selection panel of 22 community leaders meeting in St. Paul had the difficult task of ch ... 

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2006 Cotter Alumni Career Day and Alumni Achievement Award (02/09/2006)
Cotter Alumni will return to speak with students about career and life choices on Tuesday, February 14 at 12:45 in St. Cecilia Theatre. Fr. William Kulas ‘66, Greg Wohletz ‘86, and Moniqu ... 

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Band clinics to be held (02/09/2006)
The Hiawatha Valley League Band Clinics will be held on Wednesday, February 8 at Hayfield High School and Kenyon-Wannamingo High School. The Cotter High School Symphonic Band and Concert Band, al ... 

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Cochrane - Fountain City Junior & Senior High School Honor Rolls (02/09/2006)

COCHRANE-FOUNTAIN CITY JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

QUARTER TWO HONOR ROLLS

QUARTER 2 - 4.0

Jacob Hoffmaster

Jacob Kafer

Emma Kuhn

Derek Nelson

Kelly Palkowski

Michelle Pehler

Anna Suhr

Tyler Tulliu ... 

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Cotter High lunch menu (02/09/2006)
Wednesday, Feb. 8: Hamburger and fries, ravioli, garlic toast.

Thursday, Feb. 9: Hamburger and fries, chicken in gravy, mashed potatoes, biscuit.

Friday, Feb. 10: Corn dogs and fries, quesadillas, n ... 

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FAA Pilot Safety Seminar (02/09/2006)
The Aeronautics Division of the Minnesota Department of Transportation Aeronautics (MnDOT) in cooperation with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical (M ... 

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Owl pellets in your classroom (02/09/2006)
Sunday, March 5, 2006 at the Houston Nature Center - Houston, MN

Attention teachers! The Festival of Owls will be holding a special hands-on program to show teachers how to use owl pellets to teac ... 

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Ridgeway School ‘500’ Card Party (02/09/2006)
The traditional Ridgeway school ‘500' Card Party Tournament will begin this Sunday, February 12th. Once again the card parties will be held on three consecutive Sunday afternoons, beginning on ... 

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Rollingstone Community School welcomes Luxembourg delegation (02/09/2006)
Monday, January 30th was a big day for the students and staff of Rollingstone Community School as they visited with a Luxembourg delegation at the Manarch House and eagerly welcomed them to the school ... 

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WAPS local science fair winners (02/09/2006)
The 43rd annual WAPS Local Science Fair was held Friday, February 3rd, at the Winona Middle School. Forty-four students in grades 5-11 presented forty-two projects in four categories: Consumer Scienc ... 

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WSHS plans ‘Pork ‘n Pops’ (02/09/2006)
The Winona Senior High Band Boosters invite you to their annual Pork ‘n Pops dinner and concert on Sunday, February 12, at the Winona Senior High School. Pork sandwiches will be served from 11 a ... 

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Internet crimes against children talk at C-FC school (02/06/2006)
The PTO, C-FC School and Alma School are proud to sponsor a free educational seminar about protecting children's safety while using the Internet. The presentation will be at the C-FC School, in the J ... 

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NEWS from WAPS (02/06/2006)
February 6th-February 17th

"¢ National School Counseling Week

February 6-10 is National School Counseling Week recognizing the fine work of these individuals who line up testing, assist students wi ... 

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Senior High Calendar (01/16/2006)
1/16 Mon Martin Luther King Day - no school

1/17 Tue B B Basketb. at Red Wing 4:30 pm

Tue B C Basketb. at Red Wing 4:30 pm

Tue Var Adap Fl Hock Owatonna at WMS 5 pm

Tue B JV Hockey at Aus ... 

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Adult Literacy Classes (01/11/2006)
It's not too late to register for the winter session of Adult Literacy classes. GED and ESL (English as a Second Language) classes are offered mornings and evenings. Adults needing to brush-up on c ... 

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Student wins $7,500 from HyVee for WMS (12/12/2005)
Christmas came early for Allison Wildenborg and her Winona Middle School class, courtesy of Winona's Hy-Vee grocery store. That's because Alison's nomination was chosen in Hy-Vee's "Smiles for Educat ... 

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C-FC High School honor roll (12/07/2005)
The following students are on the Cochrane-Fountain City High School Quarter One Honor Roll.

4.0 Honors: Brittany Baures, Carrie Baures, Ashley Blum, Keith Bollinger, Jill Burt, Corina Cercelaru, Ann ... 

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Grandy in band (12/07/2005)
Erica Grandy of Winona participated in musical groups at Coe College this fall. Erica is the daughter of Sandy Schlitz and Tim Grandy and a 2005 graduate of Cotter High School. She played bassoon i ... 

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Big Lake Fun Run set for Saturday (11/09/2005)
Its time again for the annual 5K Fun Run around the Big Lake which will be held Saturday, November 12, beginning at 10 a.m. The run will benefit the WSU women's track and field team.

The course begin ... 

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C-FC to hold college and financial aid night (11/09/2005)
The annual College and Financial Aid Night, sponsored by the Random Acts of Kindness/Co-op Class from Cochrane-Fountain City High School will be held Monday, November 14, from 5:30-7:00 p.m. in the Co ... 

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Jefferson Elementary plans events to celebrate Education Week (11/09/2005)
American Education Week will be celebrated November 13-18. Jefferson Elementary School in Winona has several events planned to celebrate public schools and education.

Monday, November 14: School Prid ... 

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Winona Senior High Calendar (11/09/2005)
Senior High Calendar

11/14 Mon Booster Club WSHS lower library 6 pm

11/19 Sat G Var Hockey at Mankato East 3 pm

11/22 Tue G JV Hockey at Austin 5:30 pm

Tue G Var Hockey at Austin 7:30 pm

11 ... 

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WSHS students will host Thanksgiving dinner (11/09/2005)
The Winona Senior High School Student Council will be putting on a Thanksgiving Dinner for all senior citizens at the WSHS Concourse, 901 Gilmore Avenue, on Wednesday, November 16. Arrive between 4-5  ... 

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Cotter parent-teacher conference date change (10/23/2005)
Parent-Teacher Conferences for both Cotter High School and Junior High School will be held on Thursday, November 3rd, from 2:30-8:00pm.

ALL teachers will be in the Hiawatha Room at St. T's Gym. W ... 

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Cotter royalty twice as nice (10/16/2005)
Twins Isaac Chavez Garza and Ileana Chavez Garza will reign as Cotter High Schools Homecoming King and Queen. Also serving on the court are, front, left to right: Lauren Belter, Alyssa Kukowski, Ilean ... 

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Cotter indoor marching band Oct. 23 (10/12/2005)
The Cotter High School and Junior High School Marching Bands will present their annual Indoor Marching Band Concert on Sunday, October 23 at 6:00 p.m. in the St. Mary's University Fieldhouse. Feature ... 

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Only one home meet left for Winona High girls swim team (10/12/2005)
The team is at midseason with only one home meet left on the schedule. Their next home swim meet is at the Winona High School pool this Thursday 10-13-05 at 6:00 p.m vs. the Owatonna Huskies. The re ... 

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Winona Senior High honor roll (07/24/2005)
9AA

Casey Albrecht

Haley Bawek

Shaun Berhow

Joseph Braatz

Amy Breyer

Timothy Bruels

Amanda Buege

Christopher Bullard

Cuong Cao

Stephanie Cisewski

Heather Dansingburg

Kennet ... 

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Congratulations to WSHS 2005 graduates (06/08/2005)
Cole Randy Abnet

Bethany Lynn Ahrens

Bryant R. Allen

Christopher Donald Allen

Jenna Lynn Ammann

Dawn L. Anderson

Ashley Marie Arnoldy *

Tigran Asoyan +

Jerod R. Baertsch

Shelby Elizabeth Bak ... 

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Band Clinic at Cotter (01/30/2005)
The Hiawatha Valley League Band Clinics will be held on Wednesday, February 9 at Cotter High School and Zumbrota-Mazeppa High School. The Cotter High School Symphonic Band and Concert Band, along wit ... 

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Cochrane-Fountain City honor roll additions (01/30/2005)
4.0 Matthew Eikamp Annette Foegen Aubrey Fonfara Phillip Glodowski Jacob Hoffmaster Derek Nelson Kelly Palkowski Joy Pehler Benjamin Suhr Kevin Weis Cody Wolfe Elizabeth Wolfe High Honors McKenzie Bae ... 

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Goodview Elementary raises $1,000 for tsunami victims (01/30/2005)
The fourth grade students at Goodview Elementary School studied about the tsunami and the resulting devastation that it caused in Southeast Asia. Students became very involved in learning about this  ... 

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Local science fair judges needed (01/30/2005)
The 42nd Annual WAPS Local Science Fair will be held Friday, February 4, 2005 at Winona Middle School for students in grades 5-12. We are in need of approximately 40 judges for the fair to make the m ... 

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Cotter students at Dorian (01/23/2005)
Congratulations Amy Sobolewski, Will Kujak, Ryanna Glentz, and Jon Walz for being selected to participate in this year's Dorian Choir Festival at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa on January 9-10,  ... 

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Central, WSU present educational program (01/19/2005)
For a second year WSU and Central Elementary have teamed up to present a program entitled "How Parents Help Kids, Teachers, and Schools."¯ The program will feature WSU professional educators addressi ... 

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News from Dist. 861 (01/19/2005)
January 19-26, 2005

"¢Workshop Day for Staff

The school year is half over on January 20! Friday, January 21 will be a workshop day for district staff to work on report cards and grades, attend tec ... 

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WSHS kids go to music listening contest (01/19/2005)
Question: What do Bela Bartok's 4^th String Quartet, Charles Ives' 4^th Symphony, and Jimi Hendrix's Manic Depression have in common?

Answer: They are each one of the musical compositions being stud ... 

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Fish Fry for Cotter Jr. Hi (01/16/2005)
Cotter Jr. High Band Fish Fry will be held on January 28, 2005 at the Knights of Columbus from 5:30-8:00 Menu

Batterfried or Broiled Cod

French Fries or baked Potato

Coleslaw and Bread

Coffee or M ... 

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Governor Pawlenty presents K-12 plan
Eight percent increase in funding available to local districts that embrace reforms
(01/16/2005)
Taking action to enhance Minnesota's reputation as the nation's leader in education innovation, Governor Tim Pawlenty today announced a sweeping package of education reforms including extra funding fo ... 

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Two public hearings on sending Stockton students to Rollingstone (01/16/2005)
The School Board of Winona Area Public Schools, Independent School District 861, has scheduled 2 public hearings to consider redistricting the Stockton area into the Rollingstone Community School atte ... 

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WMS spelling bee winners announced (01/16/2005)
The middle school spelling bee was held on Tuesday evening, January 11. Sixty-four sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students participated in this event. The team winners for sixth and seventh grades  ... 

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WSHS art students earn honors (01/16/2005)
The Minnesota Scholastics Art Competition is very highly regarded as an outstanding recognition and exhibition of excellent high school student art. Oftentimes, over 1000 entries are received from a ... 

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WSHS Reflections winners to state (01/16/2005)
Congratulations are in order for the following art students who had work selected for the PTSA reflections competition.

In the area on Photography: Jennifer Smith, Kristin Olson and Ari Klages-Mundt. ... 

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Cotter High presents winter concert (11/28/2004)
The Cotter High School Bands will present their annual Winter Band Concert on Sunday, December 12 at 2:00 p.m. in St Cecilia Theatre. The concert will feature both the Symphonic and Concert Bands per ... 

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Kiwanis offers $700 scholarship (11/28/2004)
The Kiwanis Sunrisers of Winona is encouraging local high school seniors who plan to attend a college, university, or vocational school in Minnesota, North Dakota, or South Dakota next year to apply f ... 

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Teams advance in SMU High School Challenge (11/28/2004)
Round 1C, the final preliminary round of High School Challenge "” a tournament of knowledge sponsored by Saint Mary's University "” took place Saturday, Nov. 20.

The teams competing played two m ... 

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