The 26th Annual Chetek-Weyerhaeuser Variety Show returned to live performances for the first time in two years as 14 acts performed on Friday, March 25, on the middle school stage. Attendance was exceptional as audience members were treated to performances by C-W students and staff, ages 8 and up, who auditioned to gain a spot on the stage. Along with on-stage performances, there was a Silent Auction and Kids’ Basket Raffle to help raise funds for student scholarships. MC’s for the Variety Show were Leah Glaser and Olivia Suedel. Pictured above, at left, Staff infection—John Loy, Joe Bognor, Andrew Elbin, Tim Tschumperlin, Bill Munch and Lee Killoren—play their own version of “Ghost Riders in the Sky” altering the lyrics. Pictured in middle is Marie Christenson dressed in a chicken suit dancing to the Staff Infection’s latest hit while the mother-daughter duo of Ella Olson and Leslie Olson, at right, also jams to the music. Pictured below, at left, second grader Auggie Anderson, 7, showcases his violin skills. Pictured in middle, shoppers search for silent auction items to purchase. Pictured at right, senior Marissa Zelek performs “Burning House” by Cam.

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