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Remington Mueller

08/30/2018
With two years working in the field before applying for long-term positions and scholarships, Remington Mueller took full advantage of the Wisconsin Y...

Kelly Wu

08/30/2018
From community outreach through high school clubs to meeting international delegates at the National Youth Science Camp (NYSC) in West Virginia, Kelly...

Rachel Halberg

08/30/2018
One might expect a National Merit Scholar, Herb Kohl Student Excellence Scholarship recipient, and valedictorian of her class to talk at length about...

Jhanae Harris

08/30/2018
Many students go on school-sponsored field trips or even out-of-state expeditions with their classmates. For Jhanae Harris, exploring different parts...

Bradley Jordan

08/30/2018
Ten days after Bradley Jordan finished high school, he took the 30-minute ferry ride from Washington Island and settled right back into his college co...

Sophia Sun

08/30/2018
Sophia Sun wasn’t sure that a dance marathon should count as the biggest highlight for her high school career. However, the work and coordination that...

Teaching About the 2018 Elections

08/30/2018
Drawing from the best and most current information, the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s School of Education is hosting a conference called Teaching...

Themed Issue: Students of Wisconsin

08/30/2018
As the 2018-19 school year begins, educators from our 421 school districts are welcoming new students into their classrooms. Familiar faces of student...

Purdy Elementary: Choosing Kind

08/17/2018
“When given the choice between being right or being kind, choose kind.” -R.J. Palacio, Wonder This quotation sums up Purdy Elementary’s goal for our...

Career and Technical Education: Explore the Possibilities

08/17/2018
A new video from the Department of Public Instruction features Wisconsin students explaining the opportunities they were afforded through Career and T...