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Elementary Badger of the Week: Kacie McCormick

Elementary Badger of the Week: Kacie McCormick

Kyle LeVeque, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

This week's Elementary Badger of the Week is third grade student Kacie McCormick. Kacie's mom is former Cascade student and Class of '02 graduate Emily (Ethridge) McCormick.  Kacie is nine years old and has a brother in first grade named Jackson. Her favorite subject and thing about school is...

7-12 Badger of the Week: Madison Vandevender

7-12 Badger of the Week: Madison Vandevender

Kelli Ober, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


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Madison Vandevender, a senior here at Cascade, is this week's 7-12 Badger of the Week. She is the daughter of Scott and Renea Vandevender and has a younger sister, Kayla, who is a sophomore this year. Madison's favorite subject in school is weight training, and her favorite hobby outside of school...

K-6 Badger of the Week: Bridget Mortag

K-6 Badger of the Week: Bridget Mortag

Seth Gutierrez, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017


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Sixth grader Bridget Mortag is this the Badger of the Week for October 2. Bridget is 11 years old, and her parents are Todd and Mary.  She has two siblings Hayden, a 2007 graduate of CHS, and Reese, who is currently a freshman here in Cascade. Her favorite subject in school is science. Outside...

7-12 Badger of The Week: Justin Smith

7-12 Badger of The Week: Justin Smith

Kyle LeVeque, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017


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This week's 7-12 Badger of the Week is none other than eighth grader Justin Smith. Justin is 13 years old and is the son of Becky and Scott Smith.  He has two older siblings, Brandon, a 2016 CHS graduate, and Megan, currently a junior at CHS.  Justin's favorite subject is family and consumer science....

7-12 Badger of the Week: Savannah Spurzem

7-12 Badger of the Week: Savannah Spurzem

Kyle LeVeque, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

This week's 7-12 Badger of the Week is 17-year-old senior Savannah Spurzem. Savannah has one brother, 2016 Cascade graduate, Lane Spurzem.  Her parents are Jim and Heather Spurzem of Ulm. Savannah's favorite hobby and thing about school is sports, and her favorite school subject is agriculture.  Savannah's...

Elementary Badger of the Week: Willlam Ayers

Elementary Badger of the Week: Willlam Ayers

Seth Gutierrez, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Cascade second grader William Ayers is this week's Elementary Badger of the Week. He is eight years old. His mom's name is Misty, and his dad's name is Michael. He has a brother named Jake. His favorite subject in school is science. Outside of school, his favorite thing to do is play board games....

K-6 Badger of the Week: Lane Phillips

K-6 Badger of the Week: Lane Phillips

Seth Gutierrez, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Fourth grader Lane Phillips is this week's Badger of the Week. He is nine years old and soon to be ten. His mom's name is Shannon, and his father's name is Ray. He has two brothers, Gavin, a third grader, and Greyson, a kindergartner. His favorite subject is art. He wasn't sure about several things,...

7-12 Badger of the Week: Jeremey Carpenter

7-12 Badger of the Week: Jeremey Carpenter

Cassy LaFromboise, Staff Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Jeremey Carpenter is the son of Sue Taft. He is currently 16 years old and a sophomore at Cascade School. Jeremey is involved FFA and also plays Badger football. His favorite subject in school is his weight lifting class. His favorite thing about coming to school is getting to attend sports practices...

K-6 Badger of the Week: Christian Aldrich

K-6 Badger of the Week: Christian Aldrich

Kelli Ober, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Meet Christian Aldrich, a 10-year-old 5th grader here at Cascade.  He is the son of Jessie and Sarah and has four siblings, one of whom attends school at Cascade with him. His oldest brother, Blake, lives in Washington, while his older sister Shelton (15) is a sophomore in Cascade.  His older brother...

7-12 Badger of the Week: Sydney Gutierrez

7-12 Badger of the Week: Sydney Gutierrez

Kyle LeVeque, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Meet Sydney Gutierrez, daughter of Tanya and Wayne Gutierrez.  She is Cascade School's first-ever 7-12 Badger of Week. Sydney is 12 years old and is in the 7th grade.  She has an older brother, Seth, who is a sophomore here in Cascade.  Her favorite subject is math, and her favorite hobby is reading....

Cascade School Welcomes Six New Staff Members

Cascade School Welcomes Six New Staff Members

Ketochi Staff

August 31, 2017


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Cascade School has recently welcomed in new, friendly faces to the staff. Here's your opportunity to get to know them!

This Week In… 2010

This Week In… 2010

Cassy LaFromboise, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

It's hard to believe that 2010 is three years short of being an entire decade ago. During the week of Sunday, May 9- Saturday, May 15, 2010, many events were happening that some of you may remember or heard of during that time frame. Can you believe that in 2010, Justin Bieber was just rising to fame?...

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