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Three Bear Sled Dog Races - 2016

This past weekend 40 Conserve School students headed into Land O’ Lakes for the  Three Bear Sled Dog Races, a true Northwoods experience. This annual weekend of races draws sled dog teams from all over the Midwest, yet has a small-town feel because most of the spectators and officials are Land O’ Lakes (population 861) locals. 244 more words

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First Snowshoe

On Wednesdays the school day at Conserve School ends a bit earlier than on other days. I took advantage of this fact this week to introduce a group of students to one of my favorite hikes. 195 more words

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T-Rescues in Outdoor Skills Class

Early this week students went from theory to practice as they built their t-rescue skills with our canoes on the waters of Big Donahue Lake. A t-rescue is a procedure used to recover a swamped canoe and its canoers. 186 more words

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Labor Day Auroral Splendor

Greetings from Conserve School,

This past Monday evening Conserve School students and staff were fortunate to again witness an impressive display of Northern Lights. For me the evening began as it often does with a quick after dinner check of the website… 387 more words

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CS 11 - The first few days

As the Head of Conserve School, one of my favorite things to do is visit classes to observe the wonderful teaching and learning going on there. 263 more words

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Welcome CS 11

On Friday August 21, 2015 Conserve School welcomed the 63 new students of Conserve School Semester 11 (CS 11). These adventurous juniors and sophomores have elected to spend one semester of their high school career living and learning in the Northwoods of Wisconsin. 567 more words

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CS10 Exploration Week Begins

Today Conserve School students headed out across the Northwoods for Exploration Week. During Exploration Week students spend six days (five nights) either on the trail along the… 175 more words

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