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Schools

Wed
01
Nov

Kaukauna school board approves continued tax decrease

By Brian Roebke
Editor
The Kaukauna Area School District Board of Education adopted the 2023-24 tax levy and budget at their Oct. 23 meeting.
Wed
25
Oct

Haen School students and parents get in the NEST

By Brian Roebke
Editor
More than 500 people attended the first “Frozen Fall Family Night” at Victor Haen School on Oct. 17 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Thu
19
Oct

Veterans Affairs rep outlines guidelines for military honor funerals

By Brian Roebke
Editor
Sherwood American Legion Post 496 hosted a veterans funeral honors training/refresher course for area Legion Posts on Oct. 10 in the Sherwood Community Center with Jeff Hughes of the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs.
Thu
19
Oct

Kaukauna school tax to increase one cent per $1,000 in value

By Brian Roebke
Editor
The Kaukauna Area School District is poised to increase its mill rate one cent from last year if they approved the 2023-2024 budget presentation given last week to the board of education.
The projected $6.02 mill rate for 2023 compares to $6.01 last year.
Thu
19
Oct

Parents Guide to Kimberly High School Night

By Brian Roebke
Editor
Kimberly High School hosted its second Parents Guide to Kimberly High School Night on Wednesday, Oct. 11.  
Thu
19
Oct

Kaukauna school board hears key performance indicators of business services department

By Brian Roebke
Editor
Every Monday morning, Superin-tendent Mike Slowinski leads the Kaukauna Area School District’s continuous improvement strategy team that’s made up of the 10 people who are ultimately responsible for the district’s 21 key performance indicators.
Thu
19
Oct

Kimberly school board approves self-funded health insurance process

By Daniel Schoettler
Reporter
The Kimberly school board approved a self-funding process for the district’s health insurance for the 2024-25 plan year. Self-funding will give the district more control over rising insurance costs and will still give people options with providers. 
Wed
04
Oct

Sherwood street project priorities come into clearer focus

By Tom Collins
Reporter
The potential order for work on Sherwood’s streets came into clearer focus at the Sept. 25 edition of the village board.
Wed
04
Oct

Kimberly School Board hears safety plan and proposed budget

By Daniel Schoettler
Reporter
The Kimberly School Board was presented with both the district’s safety plan and the overall budget at last week’s meeting.
Wed
04
Oct

Musicians inspire Kaukauna students to deal with their mental health

By Brian Roebke
Editor
Students at Kaukauna High School were treated to music from talented musicians 7000apart from Green Bay and Sweden and Bailey James from Nashville.
But it wasn’t all about the music.
Members of the bands spoke about their journey through mental health. 

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