Norwalk-Ontario-Wilton Elementary School students gave their spring concert May 2. Above, Cassidy Green and Megan McGinnis rock out during the show. For more photos, click here.
The Royall High School music department will present its pops concert, “Celebrate the Magic of Disney,” at 7 p.m. Friday, May 17, in the high school gymnasium.
This year’s theme centers on music from classic Disney movies.
Admission is $2 for each adult and $1 for each student; those younger than 5 can attend for free. Pie and punch will be served at intermission.
Also, the Royall Middle School music department will present its annual spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 20, in the high school gymnasium. The sixth-grade band, sixth-grade singers, seventh- and eighth-grade band, and the seventh- and eighth-grade choir will perform.
Four Royall FFA members competed at the state Wildlife Career Development event April 26 in Madison. Team members were (left to right) Colton Johnson, Brett Stanek, Trystan Houzner and Tom Neuman.
The team had qualified for state by competing at the district contest at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in March. At district, the team placed eighth out of 64 teams, and Stanek placed first out of 183 individuals. At the state competition, the team placed 15th out of 38 teams,
The Brookwood Special Olympics track team traveled to Oregon, Wis., on May 11 to compete in the regional track meet.
All athletes had a very successful day. Gabby Check received a first in the 50-meter dash and a second in the standing long jump. Also, Riley Graewin, LeRoy Petersen, Ryan Novy and Thomas Jonietz all received first place in the 100-meter dash, and Paul Gerber received a second and Paul Doyle a fourth in the 100-meter dash.
In shot put, Graewin received a second;
Students in the Royall High School Greenhouse Management Class have been busy planting, transplanting and growing flowers and vegetables for their annual spring bedding plant sale.
The sale starts Friday, May 17. The grand opening will be from 3-6 p.m. Friday and from 8 am. to 12 p.m. Saturday.
Throughout May, it also will be open from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. weekdays and from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturdays.
Vegetables will be for sale,
Norwalk-Ontario-Wilton Elementary School sixth-graders participated in the Battle of the Books competition throughout the year. A team of three — Kate Hyatt, Wyatt Leis and Anna Bever — attended the tournament April 30 in Viroqua. Fourteen teams particpated, testing their knowledge and memory of 50 different books. Back row (left to right): Ashley Atteln and Carsen Culpitt, both alternates. Front row: Kate Hyatt, Wyatt Leis and Anna Bever. (Contributed photo)
By JESSICA SHOWEN
This month at the Norwalk-Ontario-Wilton School District Community Learning Center, students will continue with their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) adventures.
The bluebird houses were built and successfully located in five different areas of the school. Students will monitor and record bluebird activity in the houses for the remainder of the school year. Also, one birdhouse apiece will be put up in Norwalk, Ontario and Wilton so the students can monitor bird activity over the summer.
Thirty-five events from Royall High School and Middle School received a starred-first at the district solo and ensemble festival and advanced to the state festival in La Crosse on May 4.
ROYALL HIGH SCHOOL
CLASS A, STARRED-FIRST RATING
Clarinet choir — Madeline Miller, Bekah Cleaver, Nicole Miller, Mallory Novachek and Kelsey Vieth
Soprano solo — Emily Nelson, Courtney Pearsall, Rebecca Segovia and Kelsey Vaassen
Alto solo — Ashley Field, Paige Hyer, Cara Masters, Madeline Miller, Anna Riedl and Allyson Stanek
Bass solo — Jordan Baeseman, Tristan Dow, Joe Pachowicz, Brandon Skolos and Austin Woodworth
Musical theater solo — Bekah Cleaver, Tristan Dow, Hayley Ormson, Anna
The Brookwood Junior/Senior High School artists of the month for March and April are Stacey Ebert and Esmeralda Ruiz for their cut-paper designs, Amanda Peterson and Marcelo Gutierrez-Gonzalez-Rubio for their parodies of Grant Wood’s American Gothic paintings, and Luis Tirado for his ceramic figurines.
Each artist had been artist of the month before.
Ebert, a junior, is the daughter of Kamie and Doug Ebert of Norwalk; Ruiz, a freshman, is the daughter of Aliney Aguilar of Wilton; Peterson, a senior, is
Rebecca Segovia and Bethany Lee take part in the Royall High School music department’s showcase concert on Thursday. The event featured state-qualifying solo-and-ensemble performances.
The following Brookwood Junior and Senior High School students were named to the third-quarter honor roll:
High Honors: Sarah Witt, Morgan Hyatt, Karl Radke, Erik Hefner, Jeremy Nelson, Branden Fleming,
The Brookwood FFA Chapter had its annual banquet Friday and gave out the following honors:
• Star Greenhand
The following Royall High School students were named to the third-quarter honor roll:
By JESSICA SHOWEN | CLC Coordinator
This month at the Norwalk-Ontario-Wilton Community Learning Center, students will delve into STEM (science, technology, engineering and
Earlier this year, a Royall High School team took third in the state stock-market simulation sponsored by the