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Middle School program helps reinforce behaviors

Special to ACN-Times Press This year the Seymour Middle School has implemented a proactive school-wide discipline program. Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is a compilation and implementation of best effective practices, interventions, and system change strategies for improving academic…

BC Salvation Army seeks holiday help, benefits from events

The season for increased need is coming fast at The Salvation Army Extension Service Unit located in Black Creek. We are starting to take applications for the upcoming holidays of Thanksgiving and Christmas. Applications are being accepted at 227 E.…

Final Shiocton school levy increases slightly

The final tax levy for the Shiocton School District was announced at the Oct. 18 school board meeting. The total of $3,131,337. This requires a mill rate of $10.74 per $1,000 of equalized value. The levy will be $2,363,645 for…

Shiocton edged in regional volley final

Shiocton lost in its WIAA Division 3 girls volleyball regional final Friday Shiocton, seeded #3, headed to Kewaunee #2 for the second round of regional play. Shiocton lost to Kewaunee 1-3 with scores of 25-19, 23-25, 20-25, 19-25. Leaders for…

Fire explorers provide safety tips – and pizza

The Seymour Fire Explorers teamed up with the Outagamie County Health and Human Services Department to provide the students at Rock Ledge Primary Center information that could save their lives in the event of a fire. The Seymour Fire Explorers…

State health survey coming to Seymour

The Survey of the Health of Wisconsin (SHOW), the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health’s statewide research project, will be surveying households in the Seymour area through early December. Every year, SHOW meets with Wisconsin residents from…

Plea agreement reached in Internet sting case

Diane Baumgart Correspondent Daniel W. Wilcox, 47, Appleton, pled no contest during a hearing in Outagamie County Circuit Court Branch 1 on Oct. 19. Wilcox had been charged with one count of child enticement – sexual contact, a class D…

Black Creek School holds fund-raiser dinner

A fund-raising spaghetti dinner sponsored by Black Creek Teachers and Families For Education will be held from 5-8 p.m. Nov. 5 at the school. The dinner will raise money for instructional materials and technologies for students. Children’s entertainer Randy Peterson…

Shiocton Punt, Pass and Kick winners listed

Fall weather provided good conditions for the annual Punt, Pass and Kick competition recently at the Shiocton football field. Thanks to all the kids that came out and competed, parents that helped run the event, and the school for letting…

Milk Council meets in BC, Seymour

The 2010 Quality Milk Council Farm Barn meetings will be held Oct. 28 in Black Creek and Nov. 4 in Seymour. The Oct. 28 meeting will be held at the Jed and Kristie Court farm, N3793 Hample Road. Topics and…