Northland Pines http://wxpr.org en Long School Year Comes To An End http://wxpr.org/post/long-school-year-comes-end <p>School is finally out for the summer, for most students.&nbsp; Mercer has its last day Friday.&nbsp; Northland Pines and Rhinelander school districts finished Thursday.&nbsp; Several other districts like Three Lakes and Tomahawk finished last week.&nbsp;</p><p>It was a long year for many students, thanks to canceled days of school during the winter months.</p><p>Northland Pines District Administrator Mike Richie says rain and cloudy weather on the last day of school helped the kids hang in there.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 23:02:12 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 19652 at http://wxpr.org Long School Year Comes To An End Northland Pines To Increase School Security http://wxpr.org/post/northland-pines-increase-school-security <p>One Northwoods school district is upping its security efforts.</p><p>The state Department of Public Instruction this week sent out a report saying they wanted to, among other tasks, increase safety at schools by increasing help for students with mental illness issues.</p><p>While school administrators were sifting through the recommendations, Northland Pines District Administrator Mike Ritchie says they have already upped security at their schools. He says they still do the standard drills, but have added others..</p> Thu, 01 May 2014 22:22:24 +0000 Ken Krall 17748 at http://wxpr.org Northland Pines To Increase School Security Northland Pines to Take Over Eagle River YMCA http://wxpr.org/post/northland-pines-take-over-eagle-river-ymca <p>The YMCA of&nbsp;the Northwoods is stepping away from its facility in Eagle River.&nbsp; As of March 1<sup>st</sup> the Northland Pines School District will run the fitness center that’s housed at Northland Pines High School.</p><p>YMCA Interim CEO Laurie Schlitt says the Eagle River facility has been operating at an average loss of $15,000 a year, subsidized by fundraising and the Rhinelander location.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 21:41:43 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 14074 at http://wxpr.org Open Enrollment Period Begins http://wxpr.org/post/open-enrollment-period-begins <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Open enrollment begins this week.&nbsp; Wisconsin families have the option of enrolling their kids in any public school district, even if they live outside its boundaries. &nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">F</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">or some districts open enrollment brings more revenue, while for others it draws resources out of the area.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 20:38:25 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 13969 at http://wxpr.org Open Enrollment Period Begins N.Pines Science Class Gets State Recognition http://wxpr.org/post/npines-science-class-gets-state-recognition <p>A project of Northland Pines high school is one of six to be honored&nbsp; by the Department of Public Instruction Friday at the state capitol.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">High school Science teacher Robin </span>Indermuehle's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> "Growing Your Own Food In the&nbsp; </span>21st<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Century" began, she says.&nbsp; as a class project.</span></p><p></p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 15:21:05 +0000 Ken Krall 13813 at http://wxpr.org N.Pines Science Class Gets State Recognition 400 Northland Pines Students Out Helping http://wxpr.org/post/400-northland-pines-students-out-helping <p>About 400 Northland Pines students will be helping to make the Eagle River area a bit 'greener' as the annual Earth Day is set for May 8.</p><p>Northland Pines High School Science teacher Ann Perry says the idea came about 10 years ago a teacher came up with the idea of students en masse helping the community...</p> Tue, 07 May 2013 22:22:10 +0000 Ken Krall 1859 at http://wxpr.org