Week of Monday, April 18, 2016
Mariah and Dana Haines are identical twins, and Seniors at Arcadia High School. They were born 2 hours apart and have birthdays on two separate days.  June 30th and July 1st!
They both plan to attend Viterbo University in the Fall.  Mariah wants to pursue a degree in Special Education, and Dana a degree in either elementary education or accounting. 
Mariah and Dana have both been on the A honor roll throughout high school.  They both are three sport athletes playing: playing volleyball, basketball, and softball.  Along with sports they are both members of National Honors Society, and were in the Arcadia’s fall musical (Shrek).  Mariah and Dana are also involved in band and choir, which they recently took a trip to Florida and performed at Disney. 
They will also both be running for Miss Arcadia in May, and are considering being a part of Arcadia’s spring play.  Mariah and Dana were also members of Project Close-Up which they traveled to Washington D.C. to explore our nation’s capital.

Week of Monday, April 11, 2016


Tyler is a junior at Onalaska High School.  He plays, and has lettered all three years of high school in, basketball and football

Tyler came back from a torn MCL injury sustained in football, which was thought to be a 6 month rehab, but with hard work and determination he was back 2 months earlier to finish his Junior Year in basketball.  Tyler is a dedicated kid who never misses a practice, even when he couldn't play.  In his 2nd and 3rd games back, he scored 19 and 20 points!

Tyler is ranked #1 in his class with a 4.0 grade point average!



Week of Monday, April 4, 2016

Ella is 11 years old and a 5th grader at Meadow View Intermediate School in Sparta, WI.

Ella began gymnastics at 2 years old!  She has been training at AMKM Gymnastics for 9 years.  She is competing USAG Level 9 this year and has her sights set on Level 10!  

Ella recently qualified to Level 10 at the Wisconsin Dells Gymnastics Vacation Classic in Wisconsin Dells the last weekend in January!  Ella is an incredibly dedicated, hard working young lady who never stops reaching for the top!  Ella is also a great student and performs very well in the classroom!

Week of Monday, March 28, 2016


Derek is a senior at Bangor High School.  He participates in Football, Basketball and Track.  Derek and the Bangor football Team won the 2015 state championship at Camp Randall.  Derek played a big part in helping the team succeed with his positive attitude and the will to help everyone, including the opposing team when down.  Derek has received many awards for his performance with sports and works very hard for them.  He is on the A Honor Roll consistently, with a big upcoming future in college.  Outside of sports, Derek has a passion of mentoring his younger brothers and sister and participating in other events.  He always brings a smile to people's faces. Derek is an outstanding friend, but most of all a fun and kind hearted young adult.  

Week of Monday, March 21, 2016


MaKyla Hove is a Senior at Tomah High School and member of the Varsity Softball team. She is a team player on and off the field. During the off-season, she can be seen in the weight room every day, maintaining her strength and stamina.

In addition to athletics, she has a 4.0 GPA and is considered a leader of her class.  She is a member of the National Honors Society, Roots and Shoots, Link Crew, the National Art Honors Society, and International Club.  MaKyla was voted President of the Class of 2016.  She rounded out her extra-curricular involvement with a splash of fun by being nominated Captain of the Football Tailgaters.  Outside of school, MaKyla is a caring and compassionate individual.  She's an absolute joy to be around; it's no wonder why she has been so successful!

Week of Monday, March 14, 2016

















Aubrey Hass is in 5th grade. She plays volleyball, basketball, softball, twirls and dances for Warriors Performing Arts and rides horses.


Drew Hass is in 2nd grade. He plays Football, Basketball, Baseball, wrestles and races go-karts.


Both kids love playing sports because they like being on a team and competing.  They know how to win and lose gracefully, be a good teammate and have good sportsmanship.

Week of Monday, March 7, 2016

Haley is currently a senior at Black River Falls High School.  She has been on the Varsity Cheerleading Squad since her freshman year, and is Team Captain this year. 

Haley has also lettered on the Varsity Track Team since her freshman year.  She went to the State Track Meet in LaCrosse last year for 100 meter hurdles.  She has also competed in 300 Meter Hurdles, 4 x 2, and 4 x 1.  

Haley was also Miss Black River Falls for 2013-2014.

She is also been a member of the FCCLA team since her freshman year, and has competed at State 3 years.

Haley works hard in the classroom also, and is on the Honor Roll.  After graduation this June, she will be attending UW Platteville majoring in Criminology.

Week of Monday, February 29, 2016


Chord LeClaire is a 7th grader at Logan Middle School.

She plays Volley Ball and also dances at Julie’s School of Dance.  She dances ballet, pointe, hip-hop and lyrical.  She excels at dance and is in level 4!

Chord is a high honor roll student and was rewarded with the title of "Student of the Month" for September of 2015!  She has received recognition from her teachers for being kind, caring towards others, and respectful to her teachers!  Chord is also a drama club member, and is very involved in her church.