OSHKOSH STUDENTS EARN GOLD

THREE RECENTLY GRADUATED EIGHTH GRADERS FROM MERRILL MIDDLE SCHOOL TOOK HOME GOLD IN THE SKILLS USA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS. LAUREN GRISWOLD, MICHAEL STACK, AND ELIZABETH TOONEN WERE NAMED NATIONAL CHAMPIONS IN THE TEAM ENGINEERING CHALLENGE. THE SKILLS USA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS TOOK PLACE IN LOUSIVILLE KENTUCKY FROM JUNE 26TH TO JUNE 29TH, MORE THAN 6 THOUSAND STUDENTS FROM ACROSS THE NATION COMPETED IN 102 DIFFERENT TRADE, TECH AND LEADERSHIP FIELDS.

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What Are They Trying To Hide?

For a number of years now, the Oshkosh School Board has been very boring.  Former Superintendent Stan Mack ushered in an era of groupthink that urged members not to disagree with each other in public, not to openly question administrators and to always vote in unanimity on agenda items to give the public the perception…

The Coverup Within the Coverup

One aspect of the Catholic Priest Abuse Scandal that often gets glossed over is the active role church members themselves took in perpetuating the cover up.  Another example of that was provided by Green Bay Bishop David Ricken during a press conference last week addressing Auxiliary Bishop Robert Morneau’s resignation from active ministry.   Ricken…

Give the Kids a Chance

It’s Friday, and that means another night of high school football.  Our Saturday morning sports updates are increasingly filled with outrageous blowout scores–as a growing number of schools see a migration of good athletes away from the sport–leaving those left behind to get pounded on a weekly basis.  Last week’s spreads in the Fox Valley…