Wisconsin Education News

May 25, 2018

The Wisconsin Education News is a daily update of education news and events that are taking place around Wisconsin. 


Board discusses teacher prep time (Kenosha News (WI) © 05/25/2018)

Kenosha Unified high school teachers called on district administration to find ways to increase preparation time during a School Board work session held Thursday night.

District eligible for more than $80,000 in safety initiative grants (Waterloo Marshall © 05/25/2018)

The Waterloo School District learned last week it could be eligible for up to $80,000 in state funds for advanced security measures in the district buildings.

New high school principal hired, district staff member resigns (Waterloo Marshall © 05/25/2018)

The Marshall School District has announced Sharin Tebo will be the new Marshall High School principal.

School budget shakeup: New MPS superintendent looks to reverse planned cuts (WITI My Fox Milwaukee © 05/25/2018)

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Public Schools new interim superintendent shook things up big time at his first board meeting Thursday, May 24. Keith Posley is reversing all planned cuts to schools next year. However, this does not mean there won't be changes.

School, village officials agree to fund school resource officer (Waterloo Marshall © 05/25/2018)

Marshall school officials unanimously voted to hire a new, full-time School Resource Officer (SRO) for the 2018-2019 school year when the board met May 16.

Baraboo students work with Ice Age Trail Alliance for service learning project(Baraboo News Republic © 05/25/2018)

Gordon L. Willson Elementary School fourth-graders spent the year learning about Wisconsin’s geologic history and how glaciers created some of the features around Baraboo.

Local elementary school holds flag ceremony (WYOW ABC 34 © 05/25/2018)

WAUSAU, Wis. (WAOW) - Dozens of students gathered outside Thursday morning to show their respect for Memorial Day.

Students at West Allis elementary school build outdoor classroom (WDJT CBS 58 © 05/24/2018)

WEST ALLIS, Wis. (CBS 58) – Students at General Mitchell Elementary School in West Allis are taking their learning outside.

Crivitz High School Campus Is Now Gordon P. Rieden Learning Center (Peshtigo Times © 05/24/2018)

"Crivitz Wisconsin has been blessed with many superb school board members, administrators, teachers, support staff and supporters and has produced extraordinarily accomplished students, but the standard by which all now must forever be judged is Gordon Rieden.

Districts to seek safety grant money (Monona Cottage Grove © 05/25/2018)

Monona Grove School District Superintendent Dan Olson said the district will seek about $120,000 from the state’s $100 million for improved safety measures at all Wisconsin schools.

Mahlon Mitchell to Sauk Prairie students: Be involved in the process (Baraboo News Republic © 05/25/2018)

Wisconsin Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Mahlon Mitchell visited with about 90 students at Sauk Prairie High School May 22.

Detert appointed AWSA president-elect (Merrill Foto News © 05/25/2018)

Trisha Detert, Elementary Principal at Washington Elementary School in Merrill, was recently appointed as the Association of Wisconsin School Administrators (AWSA) President-Elect for the 2018-2019 school year.

Gresham trying another school referendum (Shawano Leader © 05/25/2018)

The Gresham School District is seeking another referendum to help its ailing school building, more than two years after its last attempt to ask voters for new and improved facilities.