CHIPPEWA FALLS — While construction on the new Stillson Elementary School won’t begin until next year, the project is slowly moving forward in the design phase. “We’re on time and on budget,” business manager Chad Trowbridge told the Chippewa Falls school board Tuesday. “Bids are going to go out in late January or early February and will be due back March 5. We are assuming they will be competitive.” While Stillson makes up about $22 million of the
CHIPPEWA FALLS – Donna Goodman is excited to begin her first year as Chippewa Falls High School principal. “This is where I really wanted to be,” Goodman said. “I’ve been in five different school districts. You see what they value and what they offer. This district empowers our staff to be involved in the decision-making.” Goodman replaces Becky Davis, who retired July 1 after 20 years in the district, including the past six as high school principal.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — Enrollment in the Chippewa Falls school district appears to be in decline for the second consecutive year, with the district down nearly 100 students. In a report presented to the school board Tuesday, early enrollment numbers show there will be 5,078 students in the district this year, including 1,510 at the high school. According to a report submitted to the school board last fall, there were 5,172 students districtwide through Sept. 7, 2017, including 1,526 in