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May 2010 - Students from Prescott High School were on hand when the Governor Jim Doyle signed into law a bill that made Wisconsin the first state in the country to enact legislation connected to the use of race based mascots in public schools. Over the past two years Prescott students have participated in demonstrations, testified in front of the State Assembly and State Senate Education Committees, lobbied individual members of the state legislature, written scores of letters, and made countless phone calls urging lawmakers to support the historic legislation. Zach Simones, Zach Lewis, Brenna Ryan, Maddie Smith, Jackie Cutler, and Mindy Mutschler were officially invited to the private signing ceremony by the Office of the Governor and the by members of the Wisconsin State Legislature.
The Wisconsin Humanities Council has awarded a $1,000 grant to the Prescott School District for "Ojibwa Lifeways: A Native Cultural Experience." This grant will help fund the HS Native American class trip to Waswagoning on the Lac Du Flambeau Indian Reservation. This is the second time this program has been the recipient of this grant. The Wisconsin Humanities Council also helped fund this program in 2003. Learn more about this group at: www.wisconsinhumanities.org/
Below are pictures from the 2006 and 2007 trips to Waswagoning on the Lac Du Flambeau Indian Reservation in Northern Wisconsin. This year's trip is scheduled for October 2nd - October 5th. Students have been making this annual trip to Lac Du Flambeau since 2000. Over 150 Prescott High School Alumni have made the trip to Waswagoning. If you would like learn more about the PHS Waswagoning trips and see more pictures, visit our blog page.