The School District of Black River Falls is committed to creating a learner-responsive environment that ensures educational excellence and life-long learning.
News from the Administrative Team
Mike Lichucki will be transferring to Gebhardt next school year. He will also take on the role of District Title VII Administrator.
There is no school on Monday, May 27 due to the Memorial Day holiday; the District Office will be closed.
Forrest Street News from Mike Lichucki
Thanks to Kalen Leque for creating a volunteer wordle. Our volunteer recognition ceremony will be at 2:00 on Monday, May 20.
Thanks to Jody Gawron for bringing her Third Street students over to Forrest Street for a short musical on Friday.
Thanks to Karri Larson, Katie McNeely, and Sarah Staff for attending the Title VII banquet on Monday.
We had our 5k parent orientation for the 2013-2014 school year. Please encourage anyone planning on attending to enroll now!
Thanks to all of our special education aides this year. They have a difficult job and don't always get the recognition they deserve: Sarah Franks, Becky Markee, Mara Waldera, Becky Hulett, Delrae Chenoweth, Nikki Sackmaster, and Karen Haaglund. Thanks for being so kind and patient with the kids!
Third Street News from Shelly Severson
Today is Miss Lenart's last day joining Kathy Hanson's third grade classroom. Good luck to you! You will make great contributions to the profession!
Gebhardt News from Shelly Severson
Thanks to Christy Roush and the PTO for coordinating David Drake, a Troubadore, to come and visit with us today! He sang and played folk instruments for us. The name of his performance was Winscon-SING! Very appropriate for Wisconsin History!
This week we held the Presidential Awards for Educational Excellence. It was our largest group of fifth grade students yet!
Middle School News from Dave Roou
According to 8th grader Ciara, we have picked out and ordered the colors for the school store. We are now finishing up mudding and sanding and will soon start painting. We are preparing for some electrical work coming in sometime next week. We ordered a variety of boards for the door, display, and window.
In Mike Downie's and Allison Boerger's 6th grade social studies classes, students were given expectations this week for a Middle Ages project. There are five project choices to choose from including constructing a castle, creating an invention booklet, and dressing as a character from the time.
Karen DeBerg’s 8th grade book club concluded with their last meeting on Wednesday with Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. This year, students met over lunch (often over pizza) once a month. Students jumped in and out of book club based on their interest in the book selections. All book selections were decided on by students. Students met and discussed the following books this year:
There was a lot of lively discussion over these books!
High School News from Tom Chambers
On Monday, our seniors showed some Tiger Pride and leadership with their exit presentations to the underclassmen.