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16
Jun

KCHA scholarship awarded to Greenleaf’s Carlie Hendricks


Submitted photo/Carlie Hendricks, second left, displays a certificate honoring her as the recipient of the Kaukauna Community Health Associates’ 2021 scholarship. Making the grant presentation to Hendricks are, from left, KCHA scholarship committee members Carlene Enama, Sandy Van Zeeland and Jane Eiting.
Carlie Hendricks is the recipient of the 2021 Kaukauna Community Health Associates scholarship. The daughter of Michael and Amy Hendricks of Greenleaf receives $750 annually while she pursues a degree in Rehabilitation Science/Pre-Occupational Therapy at Concordia University of Wisconsin in Mequon. 
Wed
16
Jun

Peeters named Little Chute High School Student of the Month


Tim Peeters
The Kiwanis Club of Little Chute, in an effort to recognize Little Chute High School students who excel in their club activities, has developed an award to honor these particular students. 
The Student of the Month for the month of June is Tim Peeters, who is a Mustang Mentor.
Wed
09
Jun

Kimberly educator Henshaw named finalist for national award

Six Wisconsin educators, including Julia Henshaw, an eighth-grade mathematics teacher at J.R. Gerritts Middle School in Kimberly, were named finalists for the 2021 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. 
Wed
09
Jun

Little Chute School Board makes indoor and outdoor masking optional

Recognizing that some individuals, staff or student, would feel more comfortable wearing masks, while others felt safe not wearing masks, the Little Chute School Board voted at a special session last week to make indoor and outdoor masking optional for summer school and summer program participants.
Wed
02
Jun

Kimberly School Board votes to make masks optional for summer classes


Andrew Hanlon photo/Kimberly Area School District Board of Education President Montgomery Elmer addressed community members in attendance prior to discussing the issues of the district’s mask mandate.
The Kimberly Area School District Board of education voted unanimously to keep the district’s mask mandate through the end of the school year before removing the mandate June 4, allowing masks to be optional during summer school.
Wed
02
Jun

Dave Botz winding down 35-year career in education


Dave Botz
Traumatic moments when staff and students watched the Challenger rocket ship, carrying teacher Kristy McCullough, blow up and the airplanes crash into New York’s World Trade Center towers on 9/11 paled compared to the impact of COVID-19 on Little Chute School District students, teachers and administrators.
Wed
02
Jun

Baumgartner hired as Brillion superintendent


Corey Baumgartner
It’s deja vu again in Kaukauna as the community deals with well-liked Kaukauna High School Principal Corey Baumgartner leaving the position to become superintendent of the Brillion School District effective July 1.
Wed
02
Jun

Community member try to sway Kaukauna school board on masking


Brian Roebke photo/Dale Kerry and Joey Fischer, eighth graders at River View Middle School, gave a witty two-man speech to the Kaukauna school board about their opinion of having to wear face coverings in school.
An unusually large crowd of people didn’t go home with what they wanted but did get an olive branch given to them after attending last week’s Kaukauna school board meeting.
Wed
02
Jun

Nowak is Kaukauna Lions Student of the Month


Taylor Nowak
Taylor Nowak, daughter of Debra and Tony Nowak, was named Kaukauna Lions Student of the Month for the month of May.
While at KHS, she has enjoyed math the most because there is no interpretation or analysis of what you are doing, it just is. “It is also the same in all countries, which I love,” she said.

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