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Sauk Prairie schools Gifted and Talented Department recognizes students, treats them to breakfast, pizza

On October 11, the Sauk Prairie Schools Gifted and Talented Department honored students who had been selected by previous teachers as showing strong leadership skills.  

St. Aloysius’ students practice archery thanks to national program


St. Aloysius School in Sauk City is participating in the NASP (National Archery in the Schools Program) this year. The instructor, Nick Ringelstetter is a certified NASP Basic Archery Instructor. St. Aloysius School is providing all equipment through funds raised by the Home & School Association, allowing up 12 archers to shoot at one time. NASP is an activity that doesn’t discriminate based on popularity, athletic skill, gender, size, or academic ability. It’s a different kind of team sport. It’s open to any student and is currently being taught to 3rd through 5th graders at St. Aloysius School. The National Archery in the Schools Program is an in-school program aimed at improving educational performance among students. And through it, students are learning focus, self-control, discipline, patience, and the life lessons required to be successful in the classroom and in life. According to statistics, this archery program is noted to have the greatest safety record. All participating students have learned the Eleven Steps to Archery Success and have memorized and are now proficient in the process. Students look forward to the twice weekly classes as part of the physical education curriculum. Daniela Saldana, principle shared, “I am so happy that our pastor, Fr. Miguel Galvez, had the forethought and vision to add archery to our physical education program! It has helped our students improve their hand-eye coordination, strength-building, physical endurance, socialization and patience.We are immensely grateful to our generous Home & School Association for supporting the start-up of this program and for our volunteer teacher, Mr. Nick Ringelstetter, for his professionalism and devotion to both the sport and our beloved school!”

St. Aloysius School in Sauk City is participating in the NASP (National Archery in the Schools Program) this year. The instructor, Nick Ringelstetter is a certified NASP Basic Archery Instructor. St.

Wisconsin Heights budget to increase by 6 percent, mill rate drops

Wisconsin Heights will see their budget grow from $9.2 million this year to a projected $9.9 million for the 2021-22 school year. This will lead to a 6.64 percent increase in the levy and consequently for taxpayers. Between 2019 and 2020 the levy increased by 14 percent.

Wisconsin Heights names Homecoming Court


Wisconsin Heights held its Homecoming last week, and as usual the court was crowned. Seen here, left to right: Mars Henne, Taylor Henningfield, Daryn Schaefer, Edie Bollenbach, Queen, Natalie Bartel, Queen, Bailey Wolf, King, James Doyle, King, Mitchell Trager, Oakley Ripp, Havin Raisbeck, Antwaun Campbell, Micah Hanson.

Wisconsin Heights held its Homecoming last week, and as usual the court was crowned. Seen here, left to right: Mars Henne, Taylor Henningfield, Daryn Schaefer, Edie Bollenbach, Queen, Natalie Bartel, Queen, Bailey Wolf, King, James Doyle, King, Mitchell Trager, Oakley Ripp, Havin Raisbeck, Antwaun Campbell, Micah Hanson.

September Above The Line was “Caring”


The September Above The Line theme at Grand Avenue School was “Caring.” The students listed below received awards from their classroom teacher or staff member who felt that they showed extra caring characteristics this past month. Congratulations to these students! Bottom Row (L-R): Emma Lombard, Lanie Stieve, August Lenerz, Penelope Sistek, Clementine Steiner, Ayden Bruyer, Mia Breunig, Alexa Campbell, Ellie Nelson, Ben Patterson, Morgan Grunewald. Second Row (L-R): Stephanie Baker, Levi Sadek, August Scott, Parker Lucas, Spencer Davis, Dany Alcantar Ramirez, Ryker Koenig, Zane Rodgers, Odin Stephens. Third Row (L-R): Everett Fox, Campbell Kelter, Mason Henn, Kolton Snyder, Maycee Bradley, Ivan Saavedra Hernandez, Kate Endres, Mason Ramirez, Kelsey Marquardt. Top Row (L-R): Charlie McKellar, Avah Siemion, Amaria Parchem-Ramirez, Lestad Vela, Kiptyn Suchla, Landon Ambrose, McKenna Weiss, Leah Kruchten.

The September Above The Line theme at Grand Avenue School was “Caring.” The students listed below received awards from their classroom teacher or staff member who felt that they showed extra caring characteristics this past month.  Congratulations to these students!

Fun at Bridges

As fall approaches Sauk Prairie School District students are well into their way of learning new things.

Tower Rock students get musical

Students at Tower Rock in the Sauk Prairie School District got into the swing of things with musical instruments last week.

Sauk Prairie School District’s tax impact comes in lower than expected

Sauk Prairie School District’s tax rate will come in under projections made during the run-up to the new construction, coming in 25 cents lower than last year. The project levy for 2021-22 is $9.54 per $100,000 of assessed value. Over the past ten years the district has kept the levy stable, at around $10.

Sauk Prairie School District to use multiple protocols to determine masking, provides parents with weekly data on website

The Sauk Prairie School District voted to approve a masking rubric that has certain thresholds. District Superintendent Jeff Wright explained the process in an email to parents.

He explained the goals:

“Our goal remains to keep our schools open to safely serve students.

Sauk Prairie School District receives $40,000 donation from Sports Boosters for grandstand enclosure


The Sauk Prairie School Board recently accepted a $40,000 donation from the Sauk Prairie Sports Boosters to help fund the stadium grandstand enclosure. They are grateful for their generosity and support. Pictured: Micah Snyder, Edi Radl, Jim Breunig, Board President Rich Judge, and Superintendent Jeff Wright.

The Sauk Prairie School Board recently accepted a $40,000 donation from the Sauk Prairie Sports Boosters to help fund the stadium grandstand enclosure. They are grateful for their generosity and support.

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