Schoenke earns Golden Bear award

 Riverview Middle School science teacher Katie Schoenke was presented with the November 2019 Golden Bear staff award at the Barron Area School Board’s regular monthly meeting Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, at Almena Elementary School. Pictured are Doug, Max, Katie, and Gus Schoenke, and Jeff Nelson, school board president. The award recognized Schoenke for the energy and imagination she brings to her classroom. “Katie looks for ways to enhance learning, using strategies that are project based,” District Administrator Diane Tremblay said. “She also incorporates fun (into) her classes with her famous ‘Mad Science Lab.’”                                                                                                                                            Photo by Bob Zientara