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Educating Through a Pandemic: Finals Edition

Posted on May. 6, 2020 by Alisa Lewis

Finals. A word that holds an infinite amount of weight for both high school and college students. With college’s finals weeks fast approaching, the question becomes what will change as we complete the semester virtually? Many students are wondering if and how these final exams and essays will be administered, and if the grading criteria READ MORE

Intern Intro: Charlie

Name: Charlie Hildebrand Age: 19 Hometown: Neenah, WI School attending: University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2023 Tell us about your background: Born in raised in Neenah, I am the youngest of two children. Throughout my childhood, I was lucky enough to travel across the country and to different countries. Because of this, I have always had a deep READ MORE

Fox Cities Activity Book

Posted on May. 4, 2020 by Alexa Jones

We put together a fun spring-themed Fox Cities activity book to keep you entertained this month and beyond! It’s got bingo, coloring sheets, a word search, and more – download it here. 🌼

NEW Brew Drive-Thru

What’s better than a craft brewery? Six of them, offering up their best brews in one place at the same time. That’s what will be happening on Sunday, May 3 from noon to 4 p.m. in the parking lot of Appleton’s Stone Arch Brew Pub. The participating breweries include Appleton Beer Factory, Barrel 41 Brewing READ MORE

Food for Thought: Hot Dishes

Island Shrimp  Caribbean Taste, Appleton  In May 2019, Reggie Desamour’s idea for a Caribbean food truck became a reality. Desamour serves authentic Caribbean food on the road and at events with his Caribbean Taste food truck and as a pop-up restaurant out of Green Tomato in Appleton. He also regularly serves at McFleshman’s Brewing Co. READ MORE

Food for Thought: Three New Menus

Menu change ups at three local favorites As the global health crisis continues to evolve and impact businesses, please be aware that menus and hours may change. Check in with each establishment for their current offerings. SAP Brunch, Brown Bag & Bakery, Appleton Breakfast big-hitter SAP Brunch, Brown Bag & Bakery in Appleton changes its READ MORE

Food for Thought: The Tales of Two Coffeehouses

A pair of coffee shops get added to the Fox Cities lineup White subway tile? Check. Reclaimed pallet wood tables? Check. Organic, fair-trade espresso beans that get turned into carefully crafted beverages complete with photo-worthy latte art? Check and check. South Kaukauna experienced a bit of a heatwave last August with the opening of Wildfire READ MORE

Educating Through a Pandemic: Virtual Tutoring

Posted on Apr. 23, 2020 by Alisa Lewis

One of the most important questions families are asking through this pandemic is how they can enhance and maintain their child’s education. With Governor Evers extension of the stay at home order through May 26, schools have closed for the remainder of the year. As schools close, primarily moving to virtual learning, the task of READ MORE