Rhinelander high school http://wxpr.org en Wearing Purple For Epilepsy Awareness http://wxpr.org/post/wearing-purple-epilepsy-awareness <p>Rhinelander students wore purple on Wednesday to spread awareness about epilepsy.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Lynne and Bryan Wakely have an 18-year-old son named Eli who has frequent seizures.&nbsp; In his case, he also needs help with daily routines, and has to be monitored 24 hours a day.&nbsp; But his mom will be the first to tell you, their son nothing short of awesome.&nbsp;</p><blockquote><p>“He’s always, no matter how many seizures he has at night, he wakes up with a smile on his face, ready for the next day.”&nbsp;</p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 21:57:28 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 16107 at http://wxpr.org Wearing Purple For Epilepsy Awareness Updated Grand Piano To Debut This Sunday at RHS http://wxpr.org/post/updated-grand-piano-debut-sunday-rhs <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Not many schools have a Grand Piano, but you have a chance to hear one this Sunday for free and benefit the Rhinelander Area Food Pantry at the same time.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Funding for the &nbsp;newly restored Steinway Model B Grand &nbsp;was made possible by a grant from the Hodag Schools Foundation and a gift by Dori Brown.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Rhinelander students from grades 4 through 12 will perform a variety of selections &nbsp;including pieces by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Lorrie Line and George and Ira Gershwin.</div>< Fri, 14 Mar 2014 18:27:11 +0000 Ken Krall 15551 at http://wxpr.org Updated Grand Piano To Debut This Sunday at RHS Rhinelander Mock Trial Again Captures State Title http://wxpr.org/post/rhinelander-mock-trial-again-captures-state-title <p>Rhinelander High School is once again the state champion in mock trial. &nbsp;The team competed before the state Supreme Court justices in Madison.&nbsp;</p><p>It’s the 17<sup>th</sup> time Rhinelander has won the state championship.&nbsp; But with one loss in the semifinals, Coach Kathy Vick-Martini says the final round against Shorewood High School was tense.&nbsp;</p><blockquote><p>“So we knew going into the finals that Shorewood had defeated the team that had defeated us.&nbsp; And we were definitely the underdog.”&nbsp;</p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 18:32:11 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 15394 at http://wxpr.org Rhinelander Mock Trial Again Captures State Title Mock Trial Team Prepares for State Competition http://wxpr.org/post/mock-trial-team-prepares-state-competition <p>Rhinelander High School Mock Trial team is heading to the state competition in Madison this weekend.&nbsp; The team won has won state 16 times, including last year. &nbsp;</p><p>Team captains Amber Sheth and Lydia O’Brien have been with the team for the past four years.&nbsp; WXPR’s Natalie Jablonski sat down with them to find out more about why they participate in mock trial, and how it works. &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 15153 at http://wxpr.org Mock Trial Team Prepares for State Competition RHS Mock Trial Team Advances to State http://wxpr.org/post/rhs-mock-trial-team-advances-state <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Rhinelander High School’s Mock Trial team won the regional championships at Wisconsin Rapids last weekend.&nbsp; It now heads to the state competition.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Faculty coach Kathy Vick-Martini says Rhinelander could face stiff competition, with teams from around the state getting better and better every year.</p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 18:59:39 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 14263 at http://wxpr.org RHS Mock Trial Team Advances to State High School Jobs Program Lands Grant http://wxpr.org/post/high-school-jobs-program-lands-grant <p>Rhinelander High School is getting a grant to fund a career training program. &nbsp;</p><p>AT&amp;T is donating $30,000 to fund the Jobs for America’s Graduates – or JAG—program.&nbsp;</p><p>Regional JAG coordinator Sandy Sobek Leslie says it’s a national career development program, aimed especially at students who are at risk for not graduating.</p><blockquote><p>“We try to integrate right into the school day, so the kids are in our classrooms as part of their curriculum that they’re already involved in. So we find our way into homerooms, or advisories.”</p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 21:46:42 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 10541 at http://wxpr.org High School Jobs Program Lands Grant