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12:53 PM, Oct. 15, 2013  |  Comments
Wausau West Cheer Team participate in the Susan G. Komen Race for a Cure in Wausau. After the start of the race, the team cheered for racers on the course and encouraged athletes as they made their way through town.
Wausau West Cheer Team participate in the Susan G. Komen Race for a Cure in Wausau. After the start of the race, the team cheered for racers on the course and encouraged athletes as they made their way through town.
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Wausau West High School

Cheer team encourages Komen racers

The Wausau West Cheer Team participated Aug. 11 in the Susan G. Komen Race for a Cure in Wausau.

Their participation included a "Flash Mob" cheer routine in collaboration with the Wausau East Dance Team that was performed center stage at The 400 Block downtown. A dance routine with stunts was the highlight of the performance that day.

After the race began, the team cheered racers on the course and encouraged the athletes as they made their way through town.

Coaches Kristine Haling and Cindy Hollander were very proud of the teams as they volunteered throughout the day.

The Warrior Cheer Team is already looking forward to "cheering for a cure" at the 2014 Race for a Cure on Aug. 10, 2014.

2013 Homecoming becomes memory

Wausau West High School held its Homecoming festivities the week of Sept. 20 to 28.

Special thanks to the students and staff for planning, organizing and participating in Wausau West's Homecoming 2013 celebration starting with the kick-off assembly on Sept. 20 through the game on the 27th against Kaukauna, and dance on Saturday night.

The 2013 Wausau West Homecoming Court comprised Patrick Grundy, Isaac Buttke, Charlie DeLoye, Jack Radenz, Sam Ably, Ravyn Heckendorf, Sarah Kate Beck, Sam Holton, Hailey Scandin and Ali Oosterhuis.

John Muir Middle School

Boys may attend Science Idol event

The University of Wisconsin Marathon County and its office of Continuing Education will host Science Idols for Boys, a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) event from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at the UWMC campus in Wausau. The event is designed specifically for middle school boys.

The goal of this educational event is to encourage students to consider a variety of careers within the science, technology, engineering and math fields. The boys will choose three cooperative, hands-on learning sessions that relate to their interests and abilities.

The sessions will be taught by local professionals who connect academic learning with real world applications, inspiring the students' curiosity and encouraging them to be technology-driven, problem solvers and innovators.

Workshops the students may choose from cover chemistry, micro-biology, banking, animal medicine, astronomy, meteorology, geology, chiropractic health, engineering, information technology and paleontology. The opening session will highlight the numerous STEM careers within the agricultural industry.

Space is limited, so early registration is recommended. The cost is $10 per student (scholarships available), and includes lunch and the hands-on workshops.

For more information call UWMC Continuing Education Department at 715-261-6375 or visit the website: uwmc@uwc.edu\continuing_education.

Maine Elementary School

Positive behavior reinforced

At Maine Elementary students have been reviewing and practicing school-wide behavior expectations: Be Respectful, Be Responsible, Be Safe.

Parents are encouraged to talk with their students to reinforce the positive behaviors their teachers expect for riding a bus, working in the classroom or being on the playground, in the cafeteria, hallway or bathroom.

Stettin Elementary School

Wildcat Wall of Fame winners

Students join the Wildcat Wall of Fame for demonstrating the Stettin School core values by being respectful and kind, being safe and working hard and doing their best.

Winners for the week of Sept. 20 were Emily Kallio, Sifa Ngel and Brice Kaiser, kindergarten; Ron Lee, Rigo Pintor and Ryan McCallum, first grade; Rose Selle, Natalie Moran and Owen Graveen, second grade; Elaina Thao and Sienna Yang, third grade; Natasha Yang and Mason Schreiner, fourth grade; and Robyn Kirsch and Bobbi Jo Zimick, fifth grade.

Wall of Fame winners the week of Sept. 27 were Lydia Clohessy, Andrew Lo and William Deedon, kindergarten Ethan Ulm, Jessica Enquist and Brady Phelps, first grade; Emily Amerson, Cynthia Ahles and Austin Sorenson, second grade; Allie Marquardt and Elaina Thao, third grade; Grace Albee and Chloe Weisenberger, fourth grade; and Payton Redinger and Garrett Richardt, fifth grade.

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