Jamie Benson, a superintendent for 15 years at River Valley School District near Madison, has tentatively accepted an offer from the River Falls school board to be the local district’s next superintendent. Benson would succeed Tom Westerhaus who is retiring as River Falls superintendent at the end of June after five years.
The school board and its superintendent advisory committee interviewed seven candidates for the job of school superintendent. School Board president Stacy Johnson Myers said three finalists have been picked: Barry Cain, Ellsworth Community School District superintendent; Donald Haack, Spooner Area School District; and James Benson, River Valley School District in Spring Green.
Nick Roy is the January Teacher of the Month for Ellsworth High School. Mr. Roy teaches physical education. He was chosen because he works hard to help all the students in his class. Mr. Roy also helps the students find an activity they can have fun with and do later in life.
FORWARD, the River Falls Public School Foundation, will sponsor a Colleen Raye holiday concert at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, at the River Falls High School Auditorium. The concert will feature holiday songs from the 50s and 60s.
State School Superintendent Tony Evers has proposed that all 11th graders take the ACT standardized college admission exam as well as a separate career skills test starting in the 2014-15 school year. In addition, 8th, 9th and 10th graders would also take a pre-ACT test.
PRESCOTT—WESTconsin Credit Union offices are serving as community collection sites for school supply donations to help families throughout the region. In Pierce County, there are offices in Prescott and Spring Valley.
The 2011-12 school year just ended but already you would hardly recognize the inside of Rocky Branch Elementary. Rooms, hallways, ceilings and the main office are largely torn up as the grade school undergoes renovation for handicapped accessibility, security, mechanical systems including air conditioning, electrical upgrades for technology, and improved energy efficiencies.
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