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Christ Lutheran taking enrollments

Christ Lutheran School in Eagle River currently is accepting applications for enrollment for the 2011-’12 school year.
Children in 4-year-old kindergarten through eighth grade learn in an environment enriched with Christian teachings and morals.
Those interested may request a tour of the school and a packet of enrollment information. Financial

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 1:40 PM
Pines teachers selected for fellowship

Three social studies teachers from the Northland Pines School District have been selected to receive teaching fellowships for the next two years through UW-Eau Claire.
The program, Constructing and Reconstructing Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness from the Age of Revolution to the Present is part of a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, and each fellowship has an approximate value of $8,500.
The three teachers include Northland Pines High School teachers Deb Foster and Ann Hewitt and

Tuesday, April 05, 2011 1:11 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, April 05, 2011 1:12 PM )
Culinary arts open house set at Nicolet

Aspiring culinary professionals may explore the field at the open house held by the culinary arts department at Nicolet Area Technical College Wednesday, April 13, from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the Northwoods Center on the Rhinelander campus.
“This is a great chance for anyone considering a career in the culinary arts to learn more about the profession,” said Vicki Mendham, Nicolet College culinary arts instructor. “People will have the

Tuesday, April 05, 2011 1:10 PM
Geography bee PDF Print E-mail
Northland Pines Middle School eighth-grader Eli Otterpohl, a geography bee finalist, recently traveled to Madison to participate in the state competition. State winners have the opportunity to compete for $100 and a trip to Washington, D.C.  --Contributed Photo
Tuesday, April 05, 2011 1:08 PM
VFW speech PDF Print E-mail
Jack Sarama, an eighth-grade student at Northland Pines Middle School, won first place for the speech he wrote for the Veterans of Foreign Wars competition at the local level and also took first place at the district level. His speech went on to the State level, where he received ninth place. He is pictured here with Jim Beyer, eighth-grade history teacher and Becky Pokrandt, eighth-grade language arts teacher. The speech was part of an interdisciplinary assignment.  --Contributed Photo
Tuesday, March 29, 2011 1:13 PM
Students of the Month PDF Print E-mail
Taking part in the Three Lakes junior high and high school March Students of the Month presentation were, from left, Will Starke, Jake Grulkowski, Kelsey Briggs, Michael Pederson and Principal Bill Greb. Missing from the photo are Karenna Jolin and Jordan Michalek.  --Contributed Photo
Tuesday, March 29, 2011 12:51 PM
Students to sell Danish kringles through April 13

The Special Education department of the Three Lakes High School District is currently selling Racine Danish Kringles as a part of a fundraising event.
The public can order the kringles from now through April 13. The proceeds from the event will allow students to participate in activities and events that enhance their overall educational experiences.
The freezable kringles cost $8.50 apiece and are available in 10 different flavors. To order, contact Nikki Maney at (715) 546-3323 or download the order form on the school’s website and mail it in

Tuesday, March 29, 2011 12:50 PM
Children create sculptures using discarded books

Land O’ Lakes Public Library recently celebrated Youth Art Month and held a sculpture class for area children.
The class was organized and taught by Wendy Powalisz of both Artistree Gallery and Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans (LOLA).
Powalisz enlisted professional sculptor Marilyn Annin, an Artistree Gallery member, to give a short lecture to the older children on creating sculpture with found objects.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011 12:42 PM
Pines forensics team completes season
The Northland Pines Middle School forensics team members included, front row, from left, Trevor Clure, Maddy Blaedow, Shelby Foster, Lindsey Hartlep and Madison Ludwig; middle row, Gabe Kohls, Alex Falcetta, Sophia Svetnicka, Lainey VandenBoom, Clayton Lindbom, Abel Lifschutz and Eddie Stevens; back row, Jennah Ludwig, Mariah Miller, Brittany Pockat, Alexis Schliling, Maddie Smith, Shelby DeWitt, Hannah Tilley, Kelsey Sherry, Hunter Kiesow and Nathan Lofy. Missing from the photo was Jordanne Bozic.  --Contributed Photo

The Northland Pines Middle School forensics team began its season in early January and completed by the end of February, with competitions being held at Crandon and Tomahawk middle schools.
The team consisted of 23  students who, under the direction of Becky Pokrandt, honed their public speaking skills.
According to Pokrandt, the students exemplified strong confidence in themselves while being judged

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 1:43 PM
Students taking orders for kringle fundraiser

Northland Pines High School (NPHS) choir students are taking orders now through April 6 for the original Racine Danish kringles.
Priced at $8 each, the kringles are a 22-ounce size and come in 28 flavor varieties. The traditional flavors, including cherry, raspberry, cinnamon and apricot, are available as well as more exotic flavors such as key lime, Heath Bar and macadamia nut.
The kringles will be available for pickup Wednesday, April 20, from 3:30 to 6 p.m. at the NPHS choir

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 1:39 PM

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