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AVID elective prepares students for college

AVID elective prepares students for college

Jameson Stahl, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2019

AVID is a program offered in the district that is meant to give middle academic students an extra boost on their path to college. Most students enrolled are the first in their family to go to college, so this experience is completely new to them. Despite the benefits of the class, AVID students ...

Rondeau skips way to educational success

Rondeau skips way to educational success

McKenzie Bohlig, Photographer

November 5, 2016

"Grade skipping, also known as 'green-shirting,' used to be standard practice before other enriched academic options, such as gifted programs, became commonplace. Still, even with enrichment programs, some kids are better served by going up a grade," reporter Sarah Rivera said. Junior Sophi...

Sierra Smith signed as a Gopher

Lexie Sherrick, Editor in Chief

February 11, 2015

The crowd full of maroon and gold sits quietly and intensely watching the ice moments before the puck goes into the net. As it slides in the crowd immediately stands, hands fly in the air, screams can be heard from outside the Ridder Arena and are echoing along the walls and through the fans from the...

Seniors take on college courses

Seniors take on college courses

Alexander Pavlicin, Advertising Editor

October 30, 2014

PSEO is a unique way to accelerate learning in high school and be introduced into the college environment. For students who enjoy learning beyond the basic course outline or simply want to get ahead on college work, one option is the Postsecondary Enrollment Options, open to sophomores, juniors and seniors who want to get col...

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