Students of the month are honored at Wolf Creek in recognition of academic achievements, positive attitudes, and contributions to the school and community. Students are nominated by their Learning Managers and elected through a series of voting by the staff.
CONGRATULATIONS to Jordyn Wald & Nina Hertaus!
Jordyn Wald – This is Jordyn’s first year at Wolf Creek. She is a Junior balancing college courses at Northwestern University, a 1.25 credit load at Wolf Creek, and a part-time job. She is very motivated and organized. She does an excellent job at initiating communication with teachers. She asks questions as needed, strives to do her best work, and sets goals to meet in her future.
Nina Hertaus is a senior who will graduate one term early this year. She has been with Wolf Creek for over a year and has grown in her online skills each term and is an exceptional student. She communicates well with her Learning Manager and has plans to attend college this fall. She has been accepted at Hamline University and is still looking into other colleges.
CONGRATULATIONS to Tessa Franer and Mackenzie Karas!
Tessa Franer is a senior that will be graduating early after this term. She started during Term 1 and struggled at first and then started coming to lab during Term 1. She worked hard and finished up the term. This term, she has been working hard all term and is right on track in her classes. We are really proud of her!
Mackenzie Karas is here at Wolf Creek for the first time. She has done an excellent job at organizing her schedule at home and on campus. She checks in regularly with her Learning Manager, asking questions about courses and making sure that she is staying on track. She is very motivated and takes pride in her work! She has started volunteering this past month and is planning a college visit at the end of the month (she is only a sophomore!). Her Learning Manager has really enjoyed working with her this year and looks forward to helping her reach her goals.
CONGRATULATIONS to Caleb Killian and Caysone Phommasy!
Caleb Killian is a senior planning to graduate after Term 2. Caleb consistently comes to campus and completes amazing work. This term he has worked hard to meet his goal with even better grades than in the past! Caleb is planning to pursue the trades after graduation and is looking into pipe fitting. Keep up the good work Caleb!
Caysone Phomassy had an excellent Term 1, made significant improvement in his classes, passing all his classes with high grades! Caysone communicates well with his learning manager and responds quickly. We are proud of you Caysone and keep working hard!
CONGRATULATIONS to Molly Baker and Alyshia Hanser!
Molly Baker is a returning student at Wolf Creek. Molly has made awesome progress this term and will finish her classes on time. Molly communicates exceptionally well which aids in her success. Molly lives on her own and is training to become a manager at Arby’s. Congratulations Molly, we are really proud of you!
Alyshia Hanser strives to do her best and holds herself to high expectations and is maintaining high marks in her classes. Alyshia shows true acts of kindness towards others and her sweet personality is contagious. Way to go Alyshia! Continue the hard work!
CONGRATULATIONS to Cullen Peter and Donald Huffman!
Cullen Peter is new to Wolf Creek this year and is doing awesome! Cullen asks questions when he has them, has demonstrated great communication skills, and sets a good example for those around him both online and on campus. He is on track with his classes week
after week and works hard to keep up with his assignments.
Donald “DJ” Huffman has been staying on top of his classes this year while working part-time at the new Casey’s in Chisago City! DJ is friendly and always willing to help out at school. He attends campus regularly and sets a good example for those around him.
CONGRATULATIONS to Riley Connell and Leah Schwelling!
Riley Connell returned to Wolf Creek this past winter to finish her high school education. She took an overage of credits in order to graduate on time, and successfully completed all her courses by the May 25th deadline. Riley works hard and takes pride in her work. She is respectful and friendly on campus.
Leah Schwelling is a graduating senior at Wolf Creek. Leah is an exceptional student who works really hard and communicates very well with her Learning Manager and content teachers. Leah is planning to attend Century College in the fall and will be pursuing a career as a Dental Hygienist. We are really proud of Leah and her hard work has paid off!
CONGRATULATIONS to Cheyenne Davidson and Nicole Johnson!
Cheyenne Davidson is in her 2nd year at Wolf Creek. Cheyenne attends campus each week and works very hard on her classes. She strives to be a good student and get good grades. Cheyenne participates in school events by being a member of the WC Council and being a lunch assistant. Cheyenne struggled at previous schools and is thriving at Wolf Creek!
Nicole Johnson came to Wolf Creek from Cambridge High School. She has excelled in classes and is a responsible online learner. Wolf Creek is a great place for Nicole!
CONGRATULATIONS to Kailey Collins and Jax Ebbenga
Kailey Collins has been with Wolf Creek for two years and is an excellent student that also works outside of school. She self-advocates and follows the weekly assignment checklist very well. She has shown initiative to participate in school testing (ACT and MCA). Nominated by her Learning manager Lindsay Jarombek.
Jax Ebbenga is a senior on track to graduate. He has been at Wolf Creek for two years. Jax works hard to pass his courses. Jax has a full schedule of core courses this year and is motivated to graduate. He communicates with his Learning Manager on a weekly basis. He is respectful and follows through on his word. Nominated by his Learning Manager Hanna Coleman.
CONGRATULATIONS to Stephon Caprioni and Dominique Sayre
Stephon Caprioni came to Wolf Creek in Term 1 this school year, and despite some challenges, passed all his classes. Stephon is so open and appreciative of his Learning Manager’s guidance and replies every Friday to say “Thank you!” “I see so much potential in him”, states his Learning Manager, Becki Olseen. Wolf Creek is excited to celebrate Stephon’s accomplishments.
Dominique Sayre is a junior who is now in her 2nd year at Wolf Creek. Dominique stays on track each week and turns in exceptional work. She reaches out for help when she needs it and communicates really well. During Terms 1 and 2 she was on the “A” honor roll. Congratulations Dominique!
CONGRATULATIONS to Mitch Lukkonen and Logan Peterson
Logan Peterson is very motivated to graduate this year and continues to work hard to accomplish this goal. Wolf Creek staff is proud of him taking the initiative to focus on school and be successful.
Mitch Lukkonen started part-time with Wolf Creek three and half years ago. He decided Wolf Creek was a good fit for him, so he came full time. He passed all of his classes this year with good grades and graduated at the end of Term 2! He has dreams of going to school to be an interior designer.
CONGRATULATIONS to Caitlin Flaherty and Dylan Murphy
Caitlin Flaherty is an extremely hard-working student. She has had many setbacks, but perseveres. She is determined to graduate on time and has already applied and been accepted to both Century College and Anoka Ramsey Community College. Caitlin has always struggled in math but with the help of our awesome math team has been passing all of her courses and attending online tutoring sessions on a regular basis. Caitlin is always respectful and sweet.
This is Dylan Murphy‘s second year at Wolf Creek. Last year as an 11th grader, Dylan completed more credits than required. Dylan’s hard work will allow him to graduate early this year to focus on his post-secondary goals. Strategies that have helped Dylan succeed at Wolf Creek are: coming to campus every Tuesday and Thursday; working hard and checking in with teachers when questions arise.
CONGRATULATIONS to Nick Dufresne and Jim Karas
Nick Dufresne came to Wolf Creek last year. This year Nick is really motivated to get his work done. He passed two cores and OTIS first term and just needs the three cores left this term to graduate!
Jim Karas joined Wolf Creek last year. The first term he was here was a challenge; however, in Terms 2-4 he turned things around and has since passed all his courses. Jim does not attend campus, but communicates with his Learning Manager on a weekly basis. He uses checklists and is motivated to graduate this year. Jim passed all his courses in Term 1!
CONGRATULATIONS to Alexis Jester and Paradise Peltier
Alexis is a senior at Wolf Creek Online High School. She is currently passing classes and making progress towards graduation! When asked what went well this term, she noted how interesting she found US History and how much fun she is having learning about and participating in the Physical Ed. activities! Being in an online school Alexis is able to manage both school and her job. Wolf Creek staff are proud of her accomplishments!
Paradise is now in her 2nd year at Wolf Creek Online High School. She is a senior working hard to graduate before June. This term Paradise worked mostly off campus and successfully passed all classes with above average grades. A flexible schedule has is helping Paradise reach her goal of graduation. Congratulations Paradise; keep up the great work!
CONGRATULATIONS to Ciara Knight and Brooke Kurkowski
Ciara is an exceptional student! She is completely on track in her classes and is completing awesome work. She balances working and school very well. Starting Wolf Creek as a Junior last year, she will graduate this year. She is looking into applying at Northwestern College and has plans to become an Elementary Education teacher. Ciara advocates and communicates well with her Learning Manager and all her teachers. Congratulations Ciara and have a great year!
Brooke started at Wolf Creek mid-year last year. This year, she is very motivated and taking 5 classes in Term 1. She is doing well in all classes and coming to campus often. Outside of school Brooke works at her family’s restaurant. After graduating from Wolf Creek she would like to pursue a career in Cosmetology. Congratulations Brooke and have a great year!