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Schools

Wed
03
Feb

Kimberly School Board views presentation on student problem solving

Director of Student Improvement John Schultz and three district educators presented the Kimberly Area School District Board of Education with an update on the district’s student problem solving focus work at its regular meeting last Monday.

Wed
03
Feb

Kaukauna schools in 2020 was in four quarters

Leave it to a former physical education teacher and coach to come up with a sports analogy for 2020 school year in Kaukauna.

Superintendent Mark Duerwaechter likened the year into four portions, with the last three of them heavily focused on dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.

Wed
03
Feb

Kaukauna school board charges administration to plan for secondary students to increase days in school

As COVID-19 numbers in Wisconsin improve, members of the Kaukauna Area School District’s board of education last week asked administrators to bring a recommendation to the Feb. 8 meeting to bring secondary students to school more often than the current two days per week.

Wed
27
Jan

Paffenroth receives inaugural outstanding high school director award

Kaukauna High School teacher and Choir Director Joy Paffenroth earned the Wisconsin Choral Directors Association’s inaugural Outstanding High School Director Award.

Wed
27
Jan

Kaukauna school board working on plan to bring students back to school more often


Autumn Steif speaks remotely at the Jan. 11 board of education meeting about the importance of building classroom libraries at the elementary level in Kaukauna schools/Brian Roebke photo

Secondary level students in Kaukauna are getting closer to being in school more often. The district has come with a new instructional model that has every student in grades 5-12 in school on Mondays, with each of the co-horts in school on Tuesday or Thursday, and everyone virtual on Wednesdays.

Wed
20
Jan

UW System funding falls behind peers, threatening its competitiveness

The University of Wisconsin System and its flagship university are falling behind their peers in key financial metrics, as a tuition freeze, declining enrollment, stagnant state funding, and lackluster growth in research spending threaten their long-term competitiveness.

Wed
20
Jan

Little Chute School Board approves COVID-19 supplemental leave policy

The Little Chute School Board approved at a meeting last week a district-sponsored COVID-19 supplemental leave policy available to employees through March 31

Wed
20
Jan

Kimberly school board presented with five-year budget forecast

Director of Business Services Becky Hansen presented the Kimberly Board of Education with the district’s five-year budget forecast at its regular meeting last Monday evening.

Wed
13
Jan

Kaukauna High School names December students of the month


Twelve Kaukauna High School students were selected as students of the month for December. Top: Taylor Bartels, Paige Butts, Maya Ebben and Parker Herrmann. Middle: Alexa Kinas, MaryJayne Kolosso, Jacob Myhill and Jenna Rankinen. Bottom: Natalie Sanderfoot, Makaley VanAsten, Ethan Yang and Logan Young/Submitted photo

Kaukauna High School has selected 12 students as students of the month for December of the 2020-21 school year. Students are selected by a staff member in each department in the school.                                                                                                        

Art: Ethan Yang, Grade 12

Wed
06
Jan

UW System funding falls behind peers, threatening its competitiveness

The University of Wisconsin System and its flagship university are falling behind their peers in key financial metrics, as a tuition freeze, declining enrollment, stagnant state funding, and lackluster growth in research spending threaten their long-term competitiveness.

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