Both the Bancroft-Rosalie and Lyons-Decatur schools are currently selling Wolverine activity passes for the 2016-17 school year. The pass admits a fan into all home events in both Bancroft and Lyons but cannot be used for EHC, NSAA, tournaments and track events. Costs are as follows: individual $40, spouse $20 and senior citizen passes are available to anyone age 65 or older who is a landowner in the school district. This year . . .
Molly Hermelbracht has been busy in the four years since she graduated from Bancroft-Rosalie High School. Her hectic schedule includes full-time classes at Hastings College as an elementary and special education student as well as a competitve roper for the Broncos. So last fall when she severely injured her right thumb to the point where it had to be amputated, she didn't have time to mope around a hospital room. Her . . .
Congratulations to the following "GRR" Students of the Week: Anabelle Freese, Brecken Sedivy, Reese Blackbird, Peyton Petersen, Jaylynn James, Carter Frederickson and Jacob Lopez for P-3; Graysen Briggs, Nick Buchholz, Landon Cooper, Ayden Dolezal, Makenna James and Seth Pierce for 4-7, and Destiny Dickey, Tiahna Bonneau, Tanner Bonneau, Nolan Smith and Trent Schmeckpeper for 8-12.
Six new staff welcomed students back last Tuesday, the first day of school. On the elementary side, Tara Dolen is the new first grade teacher, and Lance Sovde is the new fifth grade teacher. Sovde is helping coach junior high football and will help with junior high track this spring. B-R alum Tracey Neumann is in charge of speech for elementary, junior high and high school. She is also helping coach junior high volleyball. . . .