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Former WNBA star Janel McCarville returns to central Wisconsin high school to coach basketball

In 2022, Janel McCarville played her last game in the Swedish professional women's basketball league. In her later seasons, the ...

“The stars lined up”: Reflecting on Wisconsin’s first high school girls basketball championship

Prior to 1972 girls didn't always have the opportunity to play sports at school. But the passage of Title IX ...

Palestinian exchange student in Wisconsin returns home despite violence

For a brief time, Palestinian exchange student Anastasia had a window of what life as a Wisconsin teenager could be.   ...

My Brother, Thomas: By Cierra Riederer

Earlier this year, “Wisconsin Life” started working with students at Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School, or MG21. The goal ...

Remembering The Sheboygan Armory: A Hub For Concerts, Basketball & Community

For nearly 80 years, the Sheboygan Armory has overlooked Lake Michigan. Completed in 1942, it was a project of the ...

‘It’s Not The Way It Was Supposed To Be’: Graduating High School During A Pandemic

Many of Wisconsin’s high school seniors have now graduated, capping off one of the strangest ends to a school year ...

No Rubber-Roni Here: Holmen’s Student-Grown Cafeteria Food Defies School Lunch Stereotypes

The only time Holmen High School junior Gracie Kromke is exposed to the stereotypical bad lunch — rubber-roni, slapping food ...

First Day of School

“First Day of School” is an animated version of the story written by Jo Shaffer describing the dreadful anxieties that ...

Classroom Frequency: Student Voices From Wisconsin

When I took on the role as host and producer of "Wisconsin Life" on Wisconsin Public Radio, I wanted to ...

For The Love Of Military History

When you walk into a classroom at Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School, there’s one desk that stands out. It’s ...

The Poetry And Music Of Coyote Johnson

Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School sophomore Coyote Johnson does everything. She sings, plays guitar, draws intricate sketches, and she ...

A Political Awakening: Jasnen Valencia On Immigration

The following story is about a high school student experiencing a political awakening. Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School senior ...

The Music Of Circe Johnson

Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School freshman Circe Johnson expresses herself through poetry and music. She wanted to share a ...

A Day In The Life Of Calvin Renard

Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School junior Calvin Renard is a talented artist and likes to work with his hands. ...

Living With Childhood Grief

Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School student Abbie Pochel reflects on her journey of finding out her father had pancreatic ...