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Feith awarded scholarship from multiple sclerosis society

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) Wisconsin Chapter has announced that Coty Feith, a senior at Northland Pines High School in Eagle River, has been awarded a $1,500 scholarship.

Feith will use the scholarship at UW-Eau Claire where she plans to study business administration.

The society’s annual scholarship program helps students affected by multiple sclerosis pursue a college or technical school education.

It is open to high school seniors who live with multiple sclerosis (MS) or

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:06 PM
Meagan Neis receives competitive internship

The Wisconsin Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) System has selected Meagan Neis, a graduate of Northland Pines High School in 2010, to receive a competitive summer internship in community health.

Neis has studied Global Health and African Languages at UW-Madison, and is originally from Eagle River.

The Community Health Internship Program (CHIP) is a program of the Wisconsin AHEC System,

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:05 PM
Students of the month
The Northland Pines High School students of the month for May are, front row from left, Coty Feith, senior; Allyson Sima, junior; Alexandrea Falcetta, sophomore; and JoHanna Marley, freshman. Financial sponsor representatives are, back row, Rob Dixon, Ripco Credit Union; Nancy Schuller, River Valley Bank; Cheryl Olejniczak, Associated Bank; and Theresa Sullivan, First National Bank.                  —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:04 PM
Pines gets Farm to School grant

Northland Pines School District has received an AmeriCorps Farm to School Partnership Grant from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection  (DATCP) for the second year in a row.

The goal of the Northland Pines AmeriCorps Farm to School program is to provide an innovative approach to decreasing childhood obesity by promoting healthy eating habits in students and increasing access to local foods in schools.

The grant provides the program two half-time

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:03 PM
Writing contest
Third- through fifth-grade students from Land O’ Lakes Elementary School recently participated in the Delta Kappa Gamma Writing Contest, which is open to students in grades three through eight. Participating students each wrote and illustrated their own stories which were then sent to be judged. Each grade level at the school had a first-, second- and third-place winner. Contest winners were, front row from left, Patrick Roth, fourth grade; Gabe Hickson, fourth grade; and James Fritz, third grade; back row, Molly Payne, fourth grade; Vovka Gehr, third grade; MaryKate Kusick, third grade; Billy Garrison, fifth grade; and Kate Thoma, fifth grade. Missing from the photo is fifth-grader Walker Hook.    —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 2:02 PM