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!
Mr. Schlicht was honored by the Mukwonago Rotary Club as the September Teacher of the Month. He was joined by Superintendent Shawn McNulty and RHES Prinicpal Casey Blochowiak as Mrs. Blochowiak and Mr. Schlicht were recognized and welcomed to the District as being new principals.
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.
RHES Celebrates 15 years!
RHES celebrates its 15th year with special events planned for the spring!
Prairie View was nominated as one of the eight schools in Wisconsin to be a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. Our application has been submitted and the final decision will be released this fall.
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.
Congratulations to three of our outstanding staff members who were nominated by their peers and were recently announced as winners of the following district awards: Erica Busch: K-6 Speciality Teacher of the Year Megan Johnson: Special Education Teacher of the Year Diane Sherman: Support Services Employee of the Year We are blessed to be surrounded with an amazing staff at CES and, in particular, these three wonderful ladies!
Section Elementary is proud to announce that two of our staff members received district awards on March 27, 2014. District awards are presented on an annual basis after recommendation and selection from their peers. Renee Lang - K-3 Teacher of the Year John Somers - District Building and Grounds Employee of the Year
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 the Eagleville's Report Card.
In cooperation with the Rotary Club of Mukwonago, the Eagleville PTO, and our familes, we raised enough money to purchase 16 water filtration devices for the community of our sister school, Pueblo Modelo in Guatemala. Way to go, Eagleville!
For the past two years, Rolling Hills has been rated as "Exceeds Expectations" on the Department of Public Instruction's School Report Cards. This puts us among the top schools in the state! We are proud of our students' achievement. We have high expectations for our students, because we believe that students can meet rigorous standards with support from teachers and parents. We feel confident that our high scores on the WKCE and related assessments show our commitment to excellence. Click hereto download the most recent school report card. More academic achievement information can be found by clicking here.
Big Bend Elementary earns award for increased participation in All for Books! BBES is proud to be one of 13 schools recognized in Scholastic Book Fair’sFall 2013 Elementary National Contest! The school won a President’s Award for ExceptionalPerformance in the category “What Would You Do for Reading?” The prize is 500 Scholastic Dollars. BBES tied the “What Would You Do for Reading?” program into its All for Books campaign during itsScholastic Book Fair held in October. Principal Shawn Waller promised to dance to the song “WalkLike an Egyptian” by the Bangles if students collected more than $800 for All for Books.Donations to All for Books provide new books for the school’s library, plus Scholastic matches the amount with a donation of books to two national non-profit organizations dedicated to helping kidsand families in need. When BBES students more than doubled the goal and collected $2,150.80 for All for Books, Wallerasked staff members to join him in costume, and they also danced to Steve Martin’s “King Tut.” Atan all-school assembly, the kids went wild when Mr. Waller added “the worm” to his dance moves!“It is amazing how much we can accomplish when we all have a common goal, which is to promote and celebrate student learning in a fun environment,” said Mr. Waller.“What a wonderful example of the success that can be created through the efforts of many people,”added Becky Bretza, Library Technology Specialist. The library will be purchasing some fun seats with the500 Scholastic Dollars. The Book Fair Committee thanks BBES’ enthusiastic students, helpful Student Council, great staff, hardworking PTO and generous volunteers for promoting the book fair and making reading fun. Click here for the offical press release. For more information, contact: Julie Kastello, BBES Book Fair Chairperson: 262-662-1917 or email@example.com Becky Bretza, BBES Library Technology Specialist: 262-363-4401 or firstname.lastname@example.org Shawn Waller, BBES Principal: 262-363-4401 or email@example.com
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!
2014-15 Early Release Wednesdays
Students will be released Wednesdays one hour early. Dismissal: PVMS 1:31 PM - MHS 1:45 PM - Elementary 2:30 PM
Enrollment for New Students
New students should be enrolled at the district office. Please visit the Parents/Forms/Registration-Enrollment section of our district website.
Open Enrollment for the Mukwonago Area School District will be held from February 3, 2014 through April 30, 2014. Students in 5 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 2014-2015 school year, parents must apply no earlier than midnight on Feb. 3 and no later than 4:00 p.m. on April 30, 2014. 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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