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Wisconsin Education News

Survey suggests preference for Waunakee Middle School on South Street, rebuilding Heritage Elementary
The majority of Waunakee Community School District (WCSD) residents would prefer that the district’s new middle school be built on South Street and that Heritage Elementary gets replaced with an updated K-4 facility in the next few years, according to the results of a recent survey.

Waterloo School Board approves $700K per year for November referendum
The Waterloo School Board has moved closer to setting a November operating referendum after approving a dollar amount of $700,000 per year for 5 years.

Too hot to teach? Madison teachers say lack of air conditioning affecting student learning
With classroom temperatures reaching as high as 88 degrees Wednesday, staff members at Franklin Elementary are finding it hard to teach in the heat and they’re asking district officials to bring in air conditioning.

Janesville School District will give teachers one-time bonus from saved revenue as positions went unfilled, substitute hours not used
The Janesville School District will give eligible teachers recognition bonuses and additional sick time days paid out of funds saved from unfilled positions.

Chainsaw Demonstration Held at Wausaukee School
Students at the Wausaukee School District recently watched a chainsaw carving demonstration by Lisa and Jamie Doeren of Renegade Carving Company.

Local elementary school hosts animal day to educate students on agricultural benefits
A local elementary school within the Seymour Community School District hosted its annual Animal Day.

Shannon Murray selected as new superintendent of Merrill school district
Shannon Murray may be the principal of Merrill High School right now, but in a few weeks, he will be the Merrill Area Public Schools Superintendent.

School Board agree with Medical Advisory Committee, vote for more oversight
The School District of Lodi Board of Education is accepting a Medical Advisory Committee recommendation of cautious continuation amid an uptick of COVID infections, but not risking any future recommendations take effect without the Board’s prior approval.

Stratford will keep dean position
The Stratford Board of Education on Monday decided to keep the dean of students/activities director position in the future.

Familiar faces already
The Port Washington-Saukville School District’s three new administrators don’t begin work until July 1, but they’re already becoming familiar faces in the district.

Fond du Lac foundation welcomes North Fond du Lac's Aaron Sadoff as new executive director
A familiar face will find a new role next year as North Fond du Lac school leader Aaron Sadoff sets to transition as executive director of Fond du Lac Area Foundation.

Stoughton’s new Collins Field groundbreaking May 10
The shovels have hit the dirt, and now it’s construction season through the summer for the much-anticipated renovation of Stoughton High School’s Collins Field to an artificial turf surface.

Gibraltar School Board Extends Offer for Principal Position
The Gibraltar Area School Board voted Monday in favor of hiring former district English teacher and former school board member Lauren Ward as the elementary school principal.

MMSD staff, student COVID cases jump to 315 week of May 2
The Madison Metropolitan School District had its fifth-highest weekly COVID-19 case count among students and staff the week of May 2.

School District of Tomahawk receives WREA Foundation grant for ‘Games in Math’ project
The School District of Tomahawk and Math Specialist and GT Coordinator Laurie Tracey were recently awarded $2,000.00 by the Wisconsin Retired Educators’ Association (WREA) Foundation for Tomahawk Elementary School (TES)’s “Games in Math” project, a release from WREA said.

Wautoma Area School District Waives Student Registration Fees for 2022-23 School Year
The Wautoma Area School Board unanimously voted to eliminate student registration fees for the 2022-2023 school year during their May 9 regular meeting at Parkside School.

School celebrates renamed Dr. Virginia Henderson Elementary SchoolTwenty-eight months after the Madison School Board renamed Glendale Elementary School to honor the late Virginia Henderson, the school community celebrated the change Tuesday night.

'Our children deserve to be found': Federal report examines Native lives, cultures lost at Indian boarding schools
In 2021, Gov. Tony Evers signed an executive order apologizing for the state's role in supporting Indian boarding schools and committing to work with the Interior Department on its investigation.

McFarland middle school students get real with Real World Day
On the morning of Thursday, April 14, Indian Mound Middle School students had the extraordinary opportunity to take a peek into what the future may hold for them.

‘Dairy’ good cause: Logan High School teachers take pies to faces in student fundraiser
You could call it a “dairy” good cause. Teachers at Logan High School in La Crosse volunteered to take a pie to the face. Students paid $3 to take their best shot!

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