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Cardinal Head Student Showcase

We are pleased to announce our third annual Student Showcase on Monday, May 2. Parent-Teacher conference times have been adjusted to allow for the setup and running of the student showcase. Parent-Teacher Conferences for grades 5-12 will be held in teachers’ classrooms on Monday, May 2 from 4:00-7:00pm.

The showcase will start at 7:00pm with students from grades 5-12 presenting classroom work and projects. Artwork and other student work will be displayed in the commons.

All are invited and welcome to attend. Please come out and see the great work Upsala students have done this year!

Cardinal Head Band Solo/Ensemble Results

Upsala students performed at the Band/Solo Ensemble competition on Tuesday, April 12.
Trumpet Duet - Excellent Rating: Nicole Lyon, Ben Blonigen
Flute Trio - Superior Rating: Rachel Prom, Samantha Blonigen, Mia Roerick
Snare Trio - Superior Rating: Noelle Kedrowski, Stefani Pohlmann, Brandon Young
Flute Solo - Superior Rating: Rachel Prom

Rachel Prom was also selected as "Best of Site" for her solo performance from judge 4.

Cardinal Head DFS - You've Been Cardinaled!

Watch for the Cardinals to come landing in your yard.   Seniors will be selecting people to help raise money for next years DFS scholarships by placing "cardinal" lawn ornaments in local yards. Please consider making a donation.
This year the following people have pledged to "BIKE" 5 miles for every $100 raised for Upsala Dollars for Scholars:
• Superintendent - Vern Capelle
• School Board Member - Ryan Thomas
• Dean of Students - Nick Klug
• Business Manager - Colleen Harren
• Upsala DFS Founder - Dave Piasecki
All proceeds from this event will go to benefit the Upsala Dollars for Scholars 2017 senior scholarships.

Cardinal Head Study Club

If your student needs extra help with schoolwork, has math or science questions, we can help! Study Club is staffed by licensed teachers who are excited to help. We meet after school on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:00-5:00pm (phone ext. 125) in the Cardinal Media Center.

Permission slips are required for grades 4-8 and can be obtained from any teacher or from our school website here. Slips may be returned to the school office or brought with to Study Club.

April Student Recognition
Students of the Month

Mia Roerick

Amber Biniek  
Subject Area Students of the Month
  Senior High Sr.
  Ag/ Voc. Tech: Tim Valencia-Louden  
  Art: Jolene Kremers  
  Health: Makayla Ganz  
  Language Arts: Andrew Prokott  
  Math: Kiley Smieja  
  Music: Nicole Lyon  
  Physical Ed.: Mathias Braun  
  Science: Matt Herzog  
  Social Studies: Chase Douvier  
  Technology: Mathew Cavegn  
  World Language: Alexis Krebs  
Junior High  
  Ag/ Voc. Tech: Amber Biniek  
  Art: Shanna Campbell  
  Health: Carter Johnson  
  Language Arts: Peyton Guthrie  
  Math: Paige Biniek  
  Music: Audrey Thomas  
  Physical Ed.: Nick Herzog  
  Science: Abby Ripplinger  
  Social Studies: Shayla Ganz  
Athletes of the Month:
  Baseball Justin Cichon  
  Softball Kaitlyn Welinski  
  Track Tim Valenica-Louden  
    Peyton Guthrie  
  September, October, November, December,  
  January, February, March, April &May  


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