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  • Sophomore ecology student, Ashlyn Arneson, teaches students about the layers of the forest.
    2nd Graders Learn About Layers of the Forest
    Sophomore ecology student, Ashlyn Arneson, teaches students about the layers of the forest.
  • For the JV Girls Soccer Team's last practice, the team and coaches enjoyed an untraditional practice...with water balloons!
    JV Girls Soccer Team Wraps Up Season
    For the JV Girls Soccer Team's last practice, the team and coaches enjoyed an untraditional practice...with water balloons!
  • 2nd grade Mono-Chromatic Portraits are on display at the Hazel Brown Leicht Memorial Library. http://lacrossecountylibrary.org/westsalem.asp
    2nd Grade Art On Display at Hazel Brown Leicht Memorial Library
    2nd grade Mono-Chromatic Portraits are on display at the Hazel Brown Leicht Memorial Library. http://lacrossecountylibrary.org/westsalem.asp
  • Jennifer Shilling addressed the group as well as other important county and state employees, including Judge Bjerke.
    High school students participated in Youth Government Day
    Jennifer Shilling addressed the group as well as other important county and state employees, including Judge Bjerke.
  • High school students raised over $5,000 to donate to the American Cancer Society and had an assembly to celebrate each goal they reached.
    Relay for Life High School Assembly
    High school students raised over $5,000 to donate to the American Cancer Society and had an assembly to celebrate each goal they reached.
  • Maggie Lattos and Connor Koepnick were honored as West Salem's representatives for the WIAA Scholar Athlete Award.  This award is given to senior student athletes who have excelled in both the classroom and athletics during their high school careers.  Maggie has competed in volleyball, basketball and soccer during her high school career and Connor has participated in cross country, basketball and track. LeRoy Krall spoke on behalf of Connor and Tina Thompson spoke on behalf of Maggie.
    Scholar Athlete Banquet
    Maggie Lattos and Connor Koepnick were honored as West Salem's representatives for the WIAA Scholar Athlete Award. This award is given to senior student athletes who have excelled in both the classroom and athletics during their high school careers. Maggie has competed in volleyball, basketball and soccer during her high school career and Connor has participated in cross country, basketball and track. LeRoy Krall spoke on behalf of Connor and Tina Thompson spoke on behalf of Maggie.
  • Photo from Project and Inquiry class at the middle school.
    Project and Inquiry Class
    Photo from Project and Inquiry class at the middle school.
  • Rick Martinson from The Pizza Oven visited the elementary school this week to show the 2nd graders how to make a healthy version of pizza using spaghetti squash. Squash was the Harvest of the Month for the month of March.
    Rick Martinson from The Pizza Oven Cooks Spaghetti Squash Pizza With 2nd Graders
    Rick Martinson from The Pizza Oven visited the elementary school this week to show the 2nd graders how to make a healthy version of pizza using spaghetti squash. Squash was the Harvest of the Month for the month of March.
  • Photo of the Gearbox Heroes, Team 5019 tour of FlexCraft of Houston, MN.
    Gearbox Heroes
    Photo of the Gearbox Heroes, Team 5019 tour of FlexCraft of Houston, MN.
  • Missy Haas, high school family and consumer science education teacher, named teacher of the month for radio station 94.7.
    Missy Haas Named 94.7 Teacher of the Month
    Missy Haas, high school family and consumer science education teacher, named teacher of the month for radio station 94.7.
  • The West Salem High School Visual Arts Classic team won the La Crosse VAC Regional Competition! The earned first place in the Group Critical Thinking Category, the Art History Quiz Bowl category and First Place overall!

This group is moving on to the State Competition on April 7th at Edgewood College in Madison. Congratulations on all of your hard work WS VAC!
    VAC
    The West Salem High School Visual Arts Classic team won the La Crosse VAC Regional Competition! The earned first place in the Group Critical Thinking Category, the Art History Quiz Bowl category and First Place overall!

    This group is moving on to the State Competition on April 7th at Edgewood College in Madison. Congratulations on all of your hard work WS VAC!
  • Click here to view the district's promotional video. Aerial image courtesy of DEP Enterprises.
    Promotional Video
    Click here to view the district's promotional video. Aerial image courtesy of DEP Enterprises.
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