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MADISON, WI – Nearly 7,500 students received degrees during the University of Wisconsin-Madison's spring commencement ceremonies, May 11-12, 2018.

The ceremony for doctoral, MFA and Medical Degree graduates was May 11 at the Kohl Center, bachelor’s, master’s and law graduates received their degrees May 12 at Camp Randall.

Chancellor Rebecca Blank told graduates they’ve been educated in the proud tradition of the Wisconsin Idea — the commitment to public service. She urged graduates to focus on the question, “What am I doing for others?”

“If you keep asking that question, you will keep finding ways to use your knowledge and skills to make the real world a little better,” she said.

  • MADISON, WI – Nearly 7,500 students received degrees during the University of Wisconsin-Madison's spring commencement ceremonies, May 11-12, 2018.

    The ceremony for doctoral, MFA and Medical Degree graduates was May 11 at the Kohl Center, bachelor’s, master’s and law graduates received their degrees May 12 at Camp Randall.

    Chancellor Rebecca Blank told graduates they’ve been educated in the proud tradition of the Wisconsin Idea — the commitment to public service. She urged graduates to focus on the question, “What am I doing for others?”

    “If you keep asking that question, you will keep finding ways to use your knowledge and skills to make the real world a little better,” she said.

  • Spring Valley Schools Fall Information

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – The first day of school, Tuesday, September 4, is for Grades 4K-5 and 6-9 only.  Grades 10-12 will begin on Wednesday, September 5.  Students in Grades 10-12 who are new to the district are encouraged to attend on September 4.  This staggered start date is to allow for a smoother transition for our middle school students and freshmen. 

  • Spring Valley Board of Education July regular meeting results

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – The Spring Valley Board of Education held their regular meeting for July on Monday, July 16, 2018. Here are the results of that meeting...

  • Connors Kids' Lemonade Stand II scheduled for next week

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Last year the Connors Kids' Lemonade Stand was such a huge success (raising nearly $800 for the local charity, "Stayin' Put") we decided to do it again this year! 

  • Local gals help Hudson Raiders 14 U-B Blue team win 1st Place

    HUDSON, WI – Several local gals helped the Hudson Boosters - Raiders 14 U-B Fastpitch Blue team win 1st Place at the Tri-county State Qualifier Tournament.

  • [Campus News:] Area students receive degrees from UW-River Falls

    RIVER FALLS, WI – The following local residents were among 744 students to receive degrees from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in May.

  • EAU CLAIRE, WI - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire awarded 1,292 degrees in May.

    Local Spring Valley students who received degrees and their fields of study are:

    • Claire Arneson, Arts and Sciences, Bachelor of Science, physics and mathematics.
    • Andrea Blegen, Nursing and Health Sciences, Doctor of Nursing Practice, nursing.
    • Emily Boisen, Arts and Sciences, Bachelor of Science, integrated strategic communication.
  • Play 60 Rewards Event

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Spring Valley Elementary School had three big winners at the Play 60 Rewards Event held in the Elementary Gymnasium on May 7, 2018.

  • Kindergarten class designs, makes and sells flowers for chicks

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Thank you to the businesses that supported the Johnson/Vetsch Kindergarten class with the selling of flowers, which the children designed and made during their dramatic playtime.

  • Summer Theater and Dance classes conclude with creative live performances

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – The elementary Summer School students of Spring Valley concluded their 2018 Theater and Dance classes with creative live performances on stage at the Spring Valley Theatre last Friday, June 29 with nearly full house audiences of family and friends.

  • Super fifth grade Accelerated Readers recognized

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Congratulations and job well done to the following super fifth graders who earned 300 or more Accelerated Reader Points throughout the 2017-18 school year at Spring Valley Elementary School.

  • Honors celebrations held for Spring Valley Middle-High School

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – On Thursday, May 10, 2018, students, parents and administration celebrated the academic achievements of students at Spring Valley Middle-High School. 

  • Chase Lee is Pierce County Ag in the Classroom Essay Winner

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Chase Lee, a fourth-grade student from Spring Valley, is the Pierce County winner of the Agriculture in the Classroom essay contest. Chase is the son of Brandon Lee and Monica Zignego. Mrs. Stevens is his fourth-grade teacher at Spring Valley Elementary. 

  • Elmwood and Spring Valley School Districts to receive TEACH grants

    MADISON, WI – Governor Scott Walker visited the Mosinee School District has announced 252 school districts in Wisconsin were awarded $7.8 million in Technology for Educational Achievement (TEACH) Information Technology Infrastructure grants.

  • SPRING VALLEY, WI - While the Spring Valley softball season wasn’t very productive, there were many bright spots in the season and a lot of player development.

    One of those bright spots was the play of senior Tessa Cipriano.

    Cipriano led the Cardinals offense, and much of the league, finishing the season hitting .528 over 14 games played, the highest average among everyday players in the Dunn-St. Croix Conference.

  • Spring Valley’s Brooks plans to continue program

    RIVER FALLS, WI – With his graduation from Chippewa Valley Technical College’s Electromechanical Maintenance Technician program Thursday, May 17, Jordan Brooks has a credential in hand that would set him up with a job at many area manufacturing plants.

  • SPRING VALLEY, WI – While the season ended, and the Cardinals reign of four straight conference championships ended as well, Spring Valley was represented well on the D-SC All-Conference teams.

    The Cardinals earned four spots on the various teams, led by sophomore Aaron Borgerding’s first team selection.

    Borgerding led the Cardinals with a .474 batting average on the season over 14 games. The sophomore had 18 hits in 38 at-bats on the season, leading the team with 16 RBI’s. He was just a clutch hitter.

  • Tyler Leach is new 2018 D3 State Golf Champion

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – Tyler Leach graduated from Spring Valley High School with Honors on Saturday, May 26, 2018, but he had one more honor to accomplish as part of his high school career.

  • Spring Valley High School Senior Awards presented

    SPRING VALLEY, WI – On Wednesday night, May 16, 2018, 200 people gathered at the Spring Valley High School Commons to recognize the accomplishments of the forty-seven students graduating as the SVHS Class of 2018. 

  • CADOTT, WI - The WIAA Regional track meet marks the end of the regular season for track and the beginning of the trip to state, as does the D-SC conference meet, which happened last week.

    D-SC Conference Meet - The Cardinals placed just one conference champion at the D-SC Conference Meet in Mondovi last week, the girls’ 4x200 meter relay team of Erin Stans, Shye Klatt, Maddie Jacobson and Briana O’Brien.

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