The Connection

UW-Stout's TRIO Talent Search Update

Thank you for your continued support through this final year of our grant cycle. Our staff thoroughly enjoys working with you and your staff. I have enjoyed meeting with you to talk about the future of our partnership. Below you will find statistics related to the 2014-2015 school year along with unique updates from this fall.

Fall Events

Grade 6 - 19 visits

Grade 7 - 14 visits

Grade 8 - 7 visits

  • 2 WIN days at Menomonie Middle School
  • Math Counts Competition

Grade 9 - 9 visits

Grade 10 - 9 visits

  • UW-Stout's Multicultural Preview Day

Grade 11 - 6 visits

  • 2 Wisconsin Educational Fairs
  • UW-Green Bay campus visit
  • PSAT tests at WBHS & MHS
  • NTC campus visit
  • UW-Eau Claire & UW-River Falls campus visit
  • 1 on 1 meetings with many students

Grade 12 - 6 visits

  • 1 on 1 meeting with every student

Program Objectives & Outcomes

  1. Secondary School Persistence: Goal is 95% - Talent Search students persisted at 100%
  2. Secondary School Graduation: Goal is 95% - TS seniors graduated at 98%
  3. Secondary School Graduation with Rigor: Goal is 60% - TS seniors took rigor at 72%
  4. Postsecondary Educational Enrollment: Goal is 80% - TS seniors enrolled at 83%
  5. Postsecondary Degree Attainment: Goal is 40% - not reported for 6 years...

Wittenberg-Birnamwood School District

  1. WBHS TS students persisted at 100%
  2. WBHS TS seniors graduated at 100%
  3. WBHS TS seniors took rigor at 71%
  4. WBHS TS seniors enrolled at 90%
  5. not reported for 6 years...

Menomonie School District

  1. MHS TS students persisted at 100%
  2. MHS TS seniors graduated at 98%
  3. MHS TS seniors took rigor at 73%
  4. MHS TS seniors enrolled at 77%
  5. not reported for 6 years...