Numerous school districts across the Chippewa Valley have referendums on the April 3 ballot, led by the $65 million request by the Chippewa Falls school district. About $22 million would go toward replacing Stillson Elementary School. The school board decided last month to buy 36 acres in the town of Lafayette, roughly a mile from the present Stillson Elementary School, for the new building. The district already owns 19 miles within the city limits along Highway I that was earmarked for a new
CHIPPEWA FALLS — The public got its first glimpse at blueprints for a new Stillson Elmentary School on Tuesday at a discussion for a $65 million referendum heading to voters April 3. Schools Superintentendent Heidi Taylor-Eliopoulos presented some rough schematics for the proposed $22 million Stillson Elementary School, showing the gymnasium, library and classrooms, and described how the building could be divided for multiple uses. She cautioned the blueprints are early designs, but they
CHIPPEWA FALLS — A Chippewa Falls teacher has been suspended, and the school board will vote on whether to dismiss him, after he was charged this week with sexual assault in Rock County Court. Tyler J. Edge, 24, 655 Dutchman Drive, began working for the Chippewa Falls school district last June as a social studies teacher. Before coming to Chippewa Falls, he taught in Beloit. Edge was charged in Rock County on Monday with sexual assault of a student by school staff and repeated sexual
CHIPPEWA FALLS – A Chippewa Falls teacher has been suspended, and the school board will vote on whether to dismiss him, after he was charged this week with sexual assault in Rock County Court. Tyler J. Edge, 24, 655 Dutchman Drive, began working for the Chippewa Falls School District last June as a social studies teacher. Prior to coming to Chippewa Falls, he was a teacher in Beloit. Edge was charged in Rock County on Monday with sex assault of a student by school staff and repeated
CHIPPEWA FALLS — A plan to keep Stillson Elementary School in the town of Lafayette failed Tuesday on a 3-3 vote. With board member Pat Allen on vacation, the Chippewa Falls school board couldn’t agree on where the new $22 million elementary school should be located if a $65 million referendum is approved by voters in April. The board had previously decided to build the new school on a 19-acre parcel it owns east of the intersection of Highways I and 178, east of HSHS St.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — A Southview Elementary School student has been referred to the juvenile justice system for bringing a plastic airsoft pistol to school on Thursday. Michelle Golden, director of human resources for the Chippewa Falls school district, said a student had the gun in a backpack and showed it to two other students. “Upon seeing the gun, both students immediately reported this information to a staff member,” Golden wrote in a news release Thursday. “The