Prescott celebrates Public Schools Week TO THE EDITOR Prescott School District joins thousands of other schools across the nation this week to celebrate the second annual Public Schools Week. Strong public schools provide both personal individual goods and spillover goods to society as a whole, creating communal benefit. Prescott School District serves to build the knowledge and skills our young people need to be successful. Public schools across our nation are providing
The Phipps Dance Company, a non-competitive performing dance troupe, is celebrating its 14th season with showcase performances April 6-14 on Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. at The Phipps Center for the Arts. The 2018-19 company, led by director Christina Leines and associate director Stephanie Campbell, is comprised of 14 auditioned dancers who range in age from 14 to 18 years old. The performances will feature a variety of styles, including musical theater, lyrical, hip-hop, jazz, contemporary and classical ballet.
Prescott High School senior Jena Heinsch, 17, of Prescott, has been honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a President's Volunteer Service Award.
Have you thought about processing your own milk, cheese, yogurt or ice cream? How would you go about changing your business model, marketing and making your own product? Three workshop opportunities are available for farmers to explore these options this spring. Adding Value to Your Farm: Exploring On-Farm Dairy Processing will be offered 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 27, at the Best Western, 100 Spring St., River Falls. It will feature the nuts and
Even though health cannot be purchased, smart decisions can be made when purchasing foods. With the increasing amount of information on new food trends and food items, trying to choose products when shopping can be overwhelming. To make matters worse, people now have to worry about buying items in the store at an expensive price with low quality. Luckily, local farmers markets provide fresh produce that make shopping worthwhile.
Prescott School District is seeking input from the community. In a commitment to continually strive toward self-improvement the district is gathering information regarding perceptions about Prescott School Board effectiveness, facility management, budgeting and student performance. This survey will remain open until March 30 and all community members are invited to participate. The survey is available on the district website, www.prescott.k12.wi.us or at this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GX5XZS8 .
On Wednesday, March 20 the UW-Eau Claire Jazz Ensemble 1 will share a concert with the Minnesota Youth Jazz Band and guest artist Lauren Sevian at 7 p.m. in the Doris Fuka Auditorium at River Falls High School. The event is free and open to the public.
Mark your calendars! giveBIG – Day of Giving is coming! giveBIG Day is a 24-hour online fundraiser for non-profits serving the St. Croix Valley. If you are a non-profit interested in registering, the deadline has been extended to March 20, 2019. Visit: www.givebigscv.org to register.
Prescott High School has announced its 2019 Top 10 graduates, listed in alphabetical order. Valedictorian is Madelynne Stites; Salutatorian is Allison Murphy Sydney Benck Parents: Eugene & Andrea Benck College: UW-Madison Major: Business Mackenzie Carey Parents: Steve & Barb Carey College: St. Mary's Major: Pre-Sonography Morgan Chesney Parents: Chris & Mary Chesney College: Puget Sound Major: Entrepreneur Karin Geerdes Parents: John & Cynthia Geerdes College: Undecided