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Sauk Prairie School District Retirees, Part II

By Ellen Paul

 

This is the second installment of articles on teachers and staff who have retired in the Sauk Prairie School District in 2022.

At Sauk Prairie Middle School teachers Hans Fester, Kelly Miller, and Angie Schmidt have retired.  

Bridges raises $37,000 for climbing wall

Students at Bridges Elementary in the Sauk Prairie School District have been busy lately, all working towards a common, tangible, goal. It would have been easy to miss the official action on their goal at last Monday’s school board meeting because it was just part of a routine meeting. 

But it must have meant everything to those kids.

Tower Rock ‘Outdoor Tuesdays’ let students explore Nature

By Angus Mossman

 

Sauk Prairie School District Retirees, part I

By Ellen Paul

 

Sauk Prairie Graduation section inside

See the graduates’ photos as well as pictures from the ceremony.

(See the special e-edition on the website)

Saying goodbye to Black Earth and Mazomanie Elementary Schools

The text of all four speeches and photos on page 7.

 

 

The Wisconsin Heights School District held Closing Ceremonies for Black Earth and Mazomanie Elementary Schools last week. There were short speeches by board members and administration at each ceremony. Here are the speeches:

 

Wisconsin Heights Vanguards Class of 2022

The Class of 2022 celebrates moments after turning their tassels, as Bailey Wolf, Class President, rises his hat, above. At right, everyone was all smiles as their received their diplomas.

Optimists honor SPSD retirees


On May 18, the Sauk Prairie Optimist Club honored Sauk Prairie School District retirees at a breakfast held at the River Arts Center Gallery at Sauk Prairie High School. After a tasty breakfast compliments of the District’s Food Service department was served, a welcome was given by Sauk Prairie Optimist President Bart Mauch, and a slide show presentation with narration by Superintendent Jeff Wright and building administrators at Bridges, Jamie Breunig, and Tower Rock, Kelly Petroski, as well as Chad Harnisch, High School Principal, were given. Melissa Sumwalt, Administrative Assistant to Wright, created the slide show with the assistance of Optimist member Ellen Paul, decorations were provided by Optimist member Diane Shaw and the event was organized by Paul. Certificates and gifts from the Club were awarded as well. Look for more on the retirees in future issues. Pictured: front row, left to right: Martha Allan, SPHS Nurse; Angie Schmidt, SPMS Mathematics teacher; Cheryl Schneller, SPHS Special Education Teaching Assistant; Rita Henn, SPHS Administrative Assistant; Kelly Miller, MS World Language Teacher. Back row (left to right) Jim Jackson, SPHS Technical Education Teacher; Mike Bennett, SPSD Maintenance; Mike Rauls, SPHS Chemistry/Science Teacher; Patricia Brandt, SPSD Project SEARCH Teacher. Retirees not pictured: Laurie Martin, ESL Teacher at Tower Rock, Bridges, and Merrimac Community Schools; Hans Fester, SPMS Physical Education Teacher; Heidi Liverseed, K-5 Virtual Teacher; Joyce Marr, Bridges and Grand Avenue Reading Interventionist; Tammy Diehl, Bridges Secretary; Marilyn Bongard, SPSD Health Secretary; Renee Frey, Tower Rock Food Service: Darlene Hacker; SPHS Food Service.

On May 18, the Sauk Prairie Optimist Club honored Sauk Prairie School District retirees at a breakfast held at the River Arts Center Gallery at Sauk Prairie High School.

Above the Line


The May Above The Line theme was “Citizenship.” The students listed below received awards on Friday, May 13, from their classroom teacher or staff who felt that they are an individual that demonstrates citizenship in and out of the classroom. Congratulations to these students! Pictured above: Bottom row (left to right): Paige Wood, Chloe Maly, Dexter Kehrli, Lily Stucki, Cameron Wilson, Darwin Ausman, Addi Litscher, Lyle Opie, Keaton Schmidt. 2nd Row (left to right): Gracie Smith, Ryette Smith, Spencer Davis, John Brennan, Nadya Khodakivska, Sylvan Hansen, Makenna Getgen, Brock Wipperfurth, Domenico Sylvester. 3rd Row (left to right): Ayden Quinn, Danica Baxter, Jasmine Walls, Yamilet Vega, Linea Keiser, Lyra Goetz, Sophie Keller, Brody Walch. Top Row (left to right): Isabel Barba, Jayden Teague, Leah Kruchten, Ellie Reinart, Blake Fitzpatrick, Drew Brickl, Ryder Falkenstein Not Pictured: Rylie Anen.

The May Above The Line theme was “Citizenship.” The students listed below received awards on Friday, May 13, from their classroom teacher or staff who felt that they are an individual that demonstrates citizenship in and out of the classroom.  Congratulations to these students!

Pictured above:

Merrimac trout taste sweet, sweet, freedom


Students at Merrimac Community School released their 100 trout into a local stream as part of a project that’s been going on since January. Their mission was to leave no trout left behind! Since January students have solved water quality problems, cared for, and learned about trout.

Students at Merrimac Community School released their 100 trout into a local stream as part of a project that’s been going on since January. Their mission was to leave no trout left behind! Since January students have solved water quality problems, cared for, and learned about trout.

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