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Nicolet's transfer program gives students a head start

Nicolet Area Technical College reported an increase of 5% this fall compared to the fall of 2010 in its university transfer liberal arts program, where students complete the first two years of a bachelor’s degree at Nicolet.
“More students are discovering that they can start at Nicolet and then transfer their Nicolet credits to just about any four-year college or university in the state,” said Nicolet College President Elizabeth Burmaster.
“This includes the UW-Madison. Nicolet has a unique partnership with the state’s flagship

Tuesday, November 08, 2011 8:59 PM
YMCA to offer day camps

In light of a school holiday slated Monday, Nov. 14, the YMCA of the Northwoods Eagle River Branch has announced that it will provide a day camp for children ages 5 to 12.
The School’s Out camps will be held when area schools are not in session and will begin at 6:30 a.m. and run until 5:30 p.m. at the YMCA of the Northwoods Eagle River Branch.
Students should take a lunch. Participants will receive a midmorning snack and an afternoon snack. Students also should dress appropriate for the weather.

Tuesday, November 08, 2011 8:52 PM
Nicolet College to offer precollege academies

Citing success with its Environmental Science Academy for ninth- and 10th-graders, Nicolet Area Technical College will now put the finishing touches on two more pre-college academies for early next year that will focus on engineering and health occupations.
Both academies, designed for high school freshmen and sophomores, will run simultaneously for five consecutive Saturdays, Jan. 28, Feb. 4, 11, 18 and 25 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Nicolet’s Rhinelander campus.
Each academy is designed to teach students engineering and health-care skills and also give them

Tuesday, November 08, 2011 8:42 PM
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Three Lakes High School celebrated Homecoming with a dance Saturday night at the Sugar Camp School. The court included, front row from left, seniors Trenten Stefonek and Stephanie LaBeau, Queen Zana Lorbetske and King Jake Schneider, and seniors Shannon Cline and Ross Thorn; second row, seniors Ben Wales and Moriah Phelps, and Stephanie Cornella and Ben Pitlik; back row, freshmen Hunter Mathison and Abbie Baumann, sophomores Brendan Stoehr and Stephanie Pekoc, and juniors Ashley Dorpat and Austin Wierschke.  --Photo By Terri Lorbetske
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 1:57 PM
Pines middle school to participate in Month of the Young Adolescent

October is Month of the Young Adolescent, an annual international collaborative effort of education, health and youth-oriented organizations.
Initiated by National Middle School Association, Month of the Young Adolescent brings together a wide range of organizations to focus on the needs of this age group.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 1:48 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, October 11, 2011 1:57 PM )
Nicolet science academy offerred to area high school students

All area high school freshmen and sophomores are welcome to attend an Environmental Science Academy at Nicolet Area Technical College this fall.
The academy will run on five consecutive Saturdays — Sept. 24, Oct. 1, 8, 15 and 22 — from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  on the Nicolet College Rhinelander campus.
Transportation will be provided to and from the Nicolet campus from area communities. Lunch will be provided.
“Everything is designed around hands-on activities that are fun for students,” said Susan Kordula,

Tuesday, September 13, 2011 1:02 PM
Pines middle school offers supply lits for 2011-’12 year

School officials have announced the student supply lists for the upcoming year as follows:
General supplies for all grades: Backpack or book bag (to fit in locker — backpacks not allowed in class), book covers (not stretchy).
Physical education for all grades: Tennis/athletic shoes (must tie), T-shirt with sleeves (no tight or short shirts), gym shorts or sweats, white socks, sweat shirt and pants.
Correction fluid and pencil boxes are not allowed.

Sixth grade
General supplies: 20 No. 2 pencils, durable pencil bag (not box), colored pencils, eraser, one box tissues, loose-leaf paper, one 1-inch three-ring binder. Pens and Trapper Keepers are not allowed.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 1:25 PM
Christ Lutheran announces school supply list for 2011-’12

Christ Lutheran School has released its student supply lists for the upcoming school year.
All students in grades two through eight: New International Version Bible and grades one through eight will need a copy of “Christian Worship: A Lutheran Hymnal.” Additional items can be purchased at registration.
Items needed for each grade level are listed as follows:
4-year-old kindergarten: Backpack, four pencils, crayons (eight-pack large size and 24-count regular size), Crayola Classic markers (8- to 10-count blunt tip), scissors (blunt Fiskars), large pink eraser, five large glue sticks, two bottom-pocket folders, one wide-ruled spiral notebook

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 1:24 PM
YMCA sets after-school program

As parents look for opportunities to keep their children active and safe after school, the YMCA of the Northwoods-Eagle River Branch is preparing to provide a state-licensed after-school program at Northland Pines Elementary School.
“We recognize the need for good, reliable after-school care that engages kids in activities that will help develop their spirit, mind and body,” explained Matt Kluetz, chairman of the Eagle River board.
The after-school program will be held at Northland Pines Elementary School with activities on the

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 1:24 PM
Pines announces meal program

The Northland Pines School District announced its policy for children unable to pay the full price of meals served under the National School Lunch Program and the Special Milk Program.
Each school office and the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by any interested party.
Application forms are being sent to all homes with a notice to parents and guardians. To apply for free or reduced-price meals or for free milk, households must fill out the application and return it to

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 1:21 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, August 16, 2011 1:24 PM )

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