Students, Staff, Community... Building Better Schools TogetherWe truly embody our district’s motto above and are extremely fortunate to have hardworking students, dedicated staff members, and tremendous support from our parents and community. It’s a great recipe for success!
One of our students in the National Spotlight! 60 Years - 60 Words Contest. Entry: Longest basketball shot! Congratulations Blain.
Section teacher, Mrs. Sitzberger, receives one of the Mukwonago Staff Service Awards.
Congratulations to our 2 semi-finalists in the Guinness World Records in Exactly 60 Words contest. We are so very proud of Alex and Grace!!
Mukwonago, Wisconsin. March 2015: Mukwonago High School has been selected as a 2015 Top AFS School by AFS-USA, a leading intercultural learning provider. Schools recognized for this award have excelled in promoting global competency and working to prepare students to engage in an increasingly interconnected world. Each year the organization honors high schools across the nation that are exceptional in incorporating intercultural learning in the curriculum, facilitating the hosting of international students, and introducing the life-long benefits of study abroad. You can view the list of 2015 Top AFS Schools at: http://www.afsusa.org/educators/spotlight/top-schools/ “Mukwonago High School has a long and valued collaboration with AFS. In just the last ten years, they have hosted thirty-six students and sent nine of their students abroad to study. We commend the school on its robust after-school foreign language program administrated by the staff and students. We'd like to especially thank Mrs. Maura Frenn for her efforts in facilitating hosting this year and for helping recruit students to study abroad. Thanks to all of the staff in fostering intercultural education and understanding.” said Angelique Rogers, during presentation of the award. The award includes the opportunity for students of Mukwonago High School to compete for $1,000 scholarships to any 2015 AFS study abroad program. Students must address the question “What does it mean to be a global citizen?” The deadline for submitting a photo, video or illustration accompanied by a 250-word essay is April 1, 2015. Details are available at: http://www.afsusa.org/study-abroad/scholarships/top-school/ About AFS AFS, a worldwide, nonprofit organization, has been leading international high school student exchanges for more than sity-five years. Each year, AFS-USA sends more than 1,100 U.S. students abroad, provides approximately $3 million in scholarship and financial aid and welcomes more than 2,300 international high school students who come to study in U.S. high schools and live with host families.
72 students in grades 4-6 participated in our annual Battle of the Books. Congratulations!
RHES 6th Boys & 5/6th Girls Sportsmanship Award
RHES basketball teams won the Sportsmanship Award at MASD's Park & Rec Tournament
SES Teacher Honored by Rotary Club
Section's Mrs. Neumann receives Mukwonago Rotary Club "Teacher of the Month" Award.http://t.co/TEYtYfQuHj
RHES Lego League Wins Award
RHES Lego League won "Best Project Presentation" at their competition! Congratulations!
BBES finished in the top 15% of all schools in Wisconsin according to the DPI.
As you may have heard, the end of September met with the release of the Wisconsin School Report Cards from the Department of Public Instruction.We are extremely pleased to report that Eagleville was rated as “Significantly Exceeds Expectations” on this statewide measure.Our overall accountability score of 83.1 puts us in the top 4% of schools in the state! Congratulations to our teachers, our students, and our families!In addition, our district’s score of 80.8 puts Mukwonago at #10 in the state for K-12 school districts! Please click here to view Eagleville's School Report Card.
Artsonia, the World's largest online kid's art museum,recently recognized Big Bend Elementary School art teacher Amy Kratochvil for outstanding leadership in the area of Arts Education. Big Bend's art program has ranked in the top 10 inthe state of Wisconsin for eleven consecutive years. Last school year the BBES art gallery showcased 3630 pieces of artwork which were viewed a total of 188,113 times and received 546 comments! Mrs. Kratochvil was one of 10 teachers in the nation for receiving Artsonia's Annual Leadership award which honors teachers who go beyond the classroom walls to encourage family and community involvement in Arts Education. Please see the News Release (attached at theend of this newsletter)for more information on how Mrs. Kratochvil earned this award and how lucky we are to have gifted student artists and supportive families.
Great job 3rd grade teachers! In 3rd grade, the teachers wrote a grant to apply for more technology in their classrooms. The teachers were awarded on the last day of school for the 2013-2014 school year! Third grade students be prepared for a cirriculum filled with technology!
Congrats to Erica Busch, on winning the Scholastic READ180 Outstanding Educator Award! Learn about our program & Erica by watching video at bottom of the page.
Prairie View has received the Waukesha County Christmas Clearing Council'sYouth AngelAward for its work on Coins for Kids, which has helped fill the Council's toy shop shelves the past thirteen years.
On 9/9/10, Section Elementary was designated as a “Blue Ribbon School” by the U.S. Dept.of Education!
Thefantastic UW Madison Wisconsin Singers are coming to MHS fora LIVE performanceon Friday, April 17th. One show only! CLICK HERE FOR INFO.The Park View Voices and Guys and Dolls Show Choir will be featured performers. Tickets are $10 for general seating and may be purchased in advance. This special show is sponsored by the MHS Choral Boosters and Park View Middle School Choral Department.Business sponsorships to help defray our costs are appreciated! Please contact PVMS Choral Director Lori Wildeman for questions on sponsorshipsor advance ticket sales: email@example.com, 363-6292, x.27189.
Check out the work of our MHS journalism students in the latest issue of MHS and Then Some: http://mukpress.com/. This student publication highlights events at MHS and around the district.
Open Enrollment for the Mukwonago Area School District will be held from February 2, 2015 through April 30, 2015. Students in 4-year-old kindergarten to grade 12 may apply to participate in open enrollment. To apply go to http://dpi.wi.gov/sms/psctoc.html . You may fill out and submit the application on-line. For the 2015-2016 school year, parents must apply no later than 4:00 p.m. on April 30, 2015. If you do not have access to a computer, please contact Laura Stroika at the Mukwonago Area School District (262) 363-6300 x-24101.
MOVING MUKWONAGO FORWARD
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