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Riding into the Sunset

Riding into the Sunset

Kelli Ober, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018


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"That is your legacy on this Earth when you leave this Earth: how many hearts you touched." - Patti Davis Cascade's long-time business teacher and BPA adviser, Linda Cotton, has decided that she will retire after the 2017-2018 school year. Ms. Cotton has dedicated 44 years of her life to educating students...

Say Goodbye to Your Centennial Class of 2018!

Say Goodbye to Your Centennial Class of 2018!

Cassy LaFromboise, Kelli Ober, Raija Buley, Brooke Hanson, and Yoko Tran

May 11, 2018


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The senior class of 2018 will be walking the stage to receive their diplomas on Sunday, May 20th, at 2 p.m. in the North gymnasium. However, this year is not like any other graduation. Why, you may ask? The 2018 seniors are the 100th graduating class in the history of Cascade High School. Only seven...

April High School Student of the Month: Savannah Spurzem

April High School Student of the Month: Savannah Spurzem

Brooke Hanson, Staff Writer

May 8, 2018


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Congratulations to senior Savannah Spurzem, who has been named the High School Student of the Month for April.  Savannah was nominated by Mrs. Nancy McGonigal. "Savannah is a student who puts her best effort into anything she attempts," said McGonigal. "She has consistently gotten good grades and...

April Junior High Student of the Month: Rikki Nefzger

April Junior High Student of the Month: Rikki Nefzger

Brooke Hanson, Staff Writer

May 8, 2018


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Eighth-grader Rikki Nefzger has been named Junior High Student of the Month for April.  She was nominated by English teacher Nancy McGonigal. "Rikki adds enthusiasm and a positive outlook to her 8th grade class," said McGonigal. "She is a good student who cares about the work she produces, and she...

7-12 Badger of the Week: Katie Skasick

7-12 Badger of the Week: Katie Skasick

Yoko Tran, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


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This week's 7-12 Badger of the Week is eighth-grade student Katie Skasick. An only child, Katie is the daughter of Kristin and John Skasick.  Her favorite color is turquoise. She absolutely loves dogs, and she plans to be a veterinarian when she grows up. "I love all animals, except spiders,"...

K-6 Badger of the Week: Jackson McCormick

K-6 Badger of the Week: Jackson McCormick

Cassy LaFromboise, Student Editor

April 23, 2018


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Jackson McCormick, a first-grade student at Cascade, is the son of Emily McCormick. Jackson has an older sister, Kacie, who is in the third grade. He enjoys learning math at school and participating in all the sports he can. He has done two years of Little Guy Wrestling and has done Badger Cubs basketball...

7-12 Badger of the Week: Taeden Sanford

7-12 Badger of the Week: Taeden Sanford

Kyle LeVeque, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018


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High school freshman Taeden Sanford is this week's 7-12 Badger of the Seek. Taeden is fifteen years old and celebrates his birthday on March 14. Taeden is the son of Ashley and Tracy Sanford.  His little sister, Tahlea, is an eighth-grade student here in Cascade.  Taeden also has two half-siblings, Michael...

K-6 Badger of the Week: Kaidyn Halvorson

K-6 Badger of the Week: Kaidyn Halvorson

Seth Gutierrez, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018


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Cascade fourth grader Kaidyn Halverson is this week's K-6 Badger of the Week! Kaidyn is currently 10 years old and lives with parents Kaite and Herb. Kaite works in building garages, and Herb works at a casino. He has a sister Jasmine, who attends Cascade as a sixth grader. Kaidyn's favorite subject...

Cascade Hosts Three Student Teachers

Cascade Hosts Three Student Teachers

Seth Gutierrez, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018


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Recently, Cascade school accepted a group of student teachers to study and learn from our three experienced master teachers. The student teachers are Miss Malory Moultray, Miss Leisa Stevenson, and Mrs. Cathy Workman. Miss Moultray is the student teacher currently working under Estelle Whitman,...

Cascade School Hosts Annual M.I.O.S.M Dinner and Concert

Cascade School Hosts Annual M.I.O.S.M Dinner and Concert

Brooke Hanson, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018


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Music In Our Schools Month, or M.I.O.S.M, is celebrated during the month of March to promote quality music to communities, educators, and students all across the country. The Cascade Schools music department held their M.I.O.S.M concert on Monday, March 5 at 7:00 pm. Prior to the concert, a dinner...

Junior High February Student of the Month: Preslee Carroll

Junior High February Student of the Month: Preslee Carroll

Seth Gutierrez, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018


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Preslee Carroll, a seventh-grade student at Cascade School, has been named the Junior High Student of the Month for February. Preslee is thirteen years old and is the daughter of Damon and Tanella Carroll. Her mother Tanella works as an apartment manager and her father works in construction. She...

February High School Student of The Month: Kaicey Oliver

February High School Student of The Month: Kaicey Oliver

Kyle LeVeque, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018


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February's High School Student of The Month is senior Kaicey Oliver. Kaicey is seventeen years old and celebrates her birthday on March 17.  Kaicey is the youngest of four children, and her parents are Bob and Shelly Oliver. Kaicey has two sisters, Kailey and Kaitlyn, and one brother, Kyle. ...

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