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Angela Marcis, Edgar, has been placed on the honor roll at Wisconsin Lutheran High School, Milwaukee, for earning a 3.4 GPA or higher during the first quarter of the 2020-21 school year.
Edgar Elementary School will give parents the option of having in-person or virtual conferences with teachers over Zoom this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The conferences are scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 18, and Thursday, Nov. 19, 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Parents can schedule a conference using a new free website called PTCFast.com.
St. Johns the Baptist Catholic Church, Edgar, has announced it will hold extra Christmas Masses at the church and at a sister parish Holy Family Catholic Church, Poniatowski. The Christmas Eve Masses will be held at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. at St. Johns and at 8 p.m. at Holy Family. Christmas Day Masses will be held at 9 a.m. at St. Johns and 10:30 a.m. at Holy Family.
The extra Masses are to accommodate social distancing at the two churches due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Edgar Public Schools has announced that as of Thursday, Nov. 12, there are six students or staff that currently test positive for COVID-19 and are active cases. This represents less than one percent of the total of all staff and students. Since Sept. 1, there have been 51 confirmed students/ staff cases of the coronavirus.
Due to the uncertainty regarding COVID-19 and in the interest of protecting supporters, volunteers and the local community, the PCCW of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Edgar, has canceled the annual PCCW Christmas bazaar, fish fry and raffle. This event was usually held the Friday before Thanksgiving. The PCCW hopes to hold the holiday event in November 2021.
The Central Wisconsin Conservation Club Inc. will sponsor a dumpster for the disposal of deer carcass waste (rib cages, heads, legs and fat scrap) during the upcoming deer firearm season. The dumpster will be placed in the Edgar waste site located at the junction of Weinkauf and Willow Rd. There will also be a separate container placed there for unwanted deer hides which will be donated to the Lions Camp for the Blind. The dumpster will be placed there on Friday, Nov. 20, through Tuesday, Dec. 1. This program is being done as a surrounding community service to help to keep the environment cleaner from improperly disposed waste in rural ditches. The club asks people use the dumpster only for deer carcass waste.
The Village of Edgar has reminded residents of safety rules for ATV operators travelling on village streets.
_ No person under 12 years of age may operate an ATV for any reason.
_ All ATV safety certified operators age 12-15 must also be accompanied by an adult except for operation for agricultural purposes with adult supervision.
_ All ATV operators and passengers under the age of 18 are required to wear a minimum DOT standard ATV or motorcycle helmet with the chin strap properly fastened. Bicycle helmets do not meet this requirement.