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Student Senate to Return!

Posted by on Dec 6, 2014 in News | 0 comments

vote-button_0The BRFHS Student Senate will be returning for 2015!  The nomination process will begin in early December and elections will be held the week of 12 January.

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Thunder Speaks to Class

Posted by on Dec 5, 2014 in News | 0 comments

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Ho-chunk Education Director Adrienne Thunder was a guest speaker recently in our Ho-chunk and Ethnic Studies class.  She is pictured here with Tori Cleveland and Sara Decorah.  Ms. Thunder spoke to students about the history of Ho-chunk education and her own educational journey.

 

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Students Tour Ashley Furniture

Posted by on Dec 1, 2014 in News | 0 comments

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On October 27 the high school Housing courses traveled to Ashley Furniture in Arcadia for a tour of the facility and to meet with industry professionals. On the tour, the students met with Corporate Staffing and Recruiting Coordinator Heidi Hughes, who assisted in organizing the field trip.

The day began with an overview of the company along with logistics and the history of the business. Students then toured the facility and met with Product Design Supervisor Phil Hoff, who explained how products are developed, marketed, and taken to the final process of production. Phil also explained the importance of knowing your target audience and meeting the demands of customers while maintaining quality products at reasonable prices.

Next students met with Interior Design Supervisor Sarah Hulett. Sarah explained the process of setting up stores, the importance of color palates, lighting, and textures in design. Sarah explained how they work with other corporate Ashley Offices to meet customer demands. Finally, students left the production facility and traveled to the Ashley Homestore to tour the displays and learn about the marketing and staging of items for optimal sales.

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Black River Falls High School is a Gilder Lehrman affiliate school. Exploring History Through Images and Documents: Document of the Month. Gilder Lehrman named BRFHS teacher Paul Rykken 2014 Wisconsin History Teacher of the Year.

Untitled-1Black River Falls High School is the site of a PBS News Hour Student Reporting Lab.

Black River Falls HS is located at 1200 Pierce Street in Black River Falls, Wisconsin. Our office can be reached by phone at 715-284-4324. Our fax number is 715-284-7626.

Falls History Project

Since 2000 we have been exploring and documenting the history of our region with the goal of establishing a research archive for future students and community members. We have compiled more than 600 pages of material through our annual projects, including 42 interviews with local residents on a variety of topics. Read more...

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