Wisconsin Education News

April 15, 2024

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

Lunch debts in the Wausau and D.C. Everest Area school districts are over $20,000. This fundraiser aims to help.

WAUSAU − Yauo Yang knows the struggles some families face trying to make ends meet and putting food on the table.

Special Education Spring Fling dances through Holmen High School

HOLMEN, Wis. (WXOW) - Holmen High School held a Spring Fling Dance for special education students in and around the Holmen School District. 14 different schools attended the spring dance.

Field of Dreams donation money running out, district plans to raise more

The Pulaski Community School District is now seeking options to pay off about $1.2 million in debt from the Field of Dreams project as donation funds run low.

5th and 6th Graders head to Kids' College

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) -- Nearly 200 5th and 6th graders enrolled in the Mississippi Valley Gifted & Talented Network took part in a Kids' College event at UW-La Crosse.

E&N Hughes awarded first bid package at new MHS

MONROE — Local business E&N Hughes was selected by the School District of Monroe Board of Education for the first bid package to do earthwork and site utilities for the new MHS campus.

Reedsville High School Getting Updated Emergency Equipment Through Grant

Two groups are providing updated emergency training and AED access to area schools. Bellin Health and the Green Bay Packers are partnering to donate CPR instructions and AED equipment through an NFL Foundation grant.

La Crosse school board Pair of $53M referendum options to be considered Monday by La Crosse school board Apr 12, 2024 2 hrs ago

The La Crosse school board is set to consider Monday whether it will place a $53 million school facilities referendum on November ballots.

New book vending machine provides food for thought for students in Janesville

JANESVILLE, Wis. (WMTV) - Harrison Elementary School in Janesville held a special ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday morning to celebrate the arrival of their new book vending machine.

Marshfield School Board Approves Handbooks, Policies, and More

The Marshfield School Board approved several items at their meeting on Wednesday.

Central Middle School breaks ground, cuts ribbon on new outdoor classroom

HARTFORD — Central Middle School hosted a special groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the construction of their new Wildcat Outdoor Classroom.

School students, staff and first responders take proactive steps to prepare for active shooter scenarios Apr 13, 2024 5 mins ago

Students and staff at area schools engage in regular drills with law enforcement and first responders as they prepare for the unthinkable scenarios in which an active shooter or intruder was loose in the building.

MPS teacher inspires students by impersonating influential women

MILWAUKEE — When many adults look back on their education, they often have a favorite teacher. It can often be a teacher who inspired them to excel or help build their confidence. Milwaukee Public School teacher Alondra Garcia teaches second grade bilingual studies at Allen-Field Elementary School.

RUSD, teachers union reach tentative deal on 2% base wage raises next school year Apr 15, 2024 33 mins ago

RACINE — The Racine Unified School District and a teachers union appear to have reached a deal regarding staff base wages next school year.

Read-a-thon at Hillcrest Elementary in Chippewa Falls raises more than $14,500

Students at Hillcrest Elementary School raised more than $14,500 during a read-a-thon held late last month, according to a press release. All of the money raised during the event, which ran from March 18 to March 27, will go back into Hillcrest classrooms through the Hillcrest Parent Teacher Organization Stipend Program, which supports purchases like accessible seating, science experiment supplies and student incentives.

MPS Turnaround Arts students performed at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

Eleven Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) students from Roosevelt Middle School of the Arts presented an original musical work recently at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., considered America’s national cultural center.

Peshtigo first-grade students take a trip to Green Bay

GREEN BAY — Peshtigo first-grade students recently took an educational field trip to the Weidner Center and the Children’s Museum of Green Bay. First, students attended a Weidner Center show called “The Science of Magic,” presented by illusionist Bill Blagg.