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Four Hartford Union HS District Superintendent candidates to meet with community | By Teri Kermendy

March 13, 2019 – Hartford, WI – Hartford Union High School’s (HUHS) Board of Education announced it has four semi-finalists for the Superintendent position. Stephen T. Plank, Principal, Middleton High School, Middleton-Cross Plains School District Ronald D. Russ, Superintendent, Merton Community School District Ralph Schlass, Principal, West Bend West High

Kettle Moraine Lutheran HS falls just short of 1st Place at Math Meet | By Megan Himm

Feb. 13, 2019 – Jackson, WI – Students from Kettle Moraine Lutheran (KML), Lomira, Random Lake, Saint Lawrence Seminary (SLS), and Winnebago Lutheran Academy (WLA) gather for the monthly math meet, this time at Lomira High School. For individual scorers, KML led the way with a total of six,

VIDEO | Day 8: Adventure in El Salvador – Celebrating 13 projects including chicken coops, hardware store, and education

Jan. 26, 2019 – El Salvador – David and Nancy Slinde of West Bend are in the midst of their 30th trip to El Salvador. Since 2004 the couple have been working with various organizations in West Bend including the Noon Rotary, Sunrise Rotary and Our Saviors Lutheran Church

Letter to the Editor | Parents, beware and be proactive with your children | By Mary Weigand

  Dec. 23, 2018 – West Bend, WI – My husband and I wish you all a heart-felt Merry Christmas. I take this opportunity to write and alert parents and students of the WBSD to offensive, old and outdated materials being taught to every 7th grader in the district. As

VIDEO | Legendary Whitetails ribbon cutting for Born Learning Trail in Slinger

Nov. 22, 2018 – Slinger, WI – Hat tip to Legendary Whitetails for sponsoring the Born Learning Trail in Slinger.   Legendary Whitetails worked in partnership with the Village of Slinger, United Way of Washington County, JH Hassinger Construction and Heartland Construction.   The trail will follow a path marked

Student athletes in West Bend take part in National Signing Day

Nov. 14, 2018 – West Bend, WI – A big day for student athletes at West Bend West High School as Lauren Downs, Ethan Coughlin and Isabelle Holbrook signed college letters of intent during National Signing Day. Downs will be headed to play basketball at Lakeland University. “I’ve always

VIDEO | Open house this Sunday, Oct. 14 at Good Shepherd Lutheran and Little Lambs Child Care

Oct. 12, 2018 – West Bend, WI –  The doors at Good Shepherd Lutheran and Little Lambs Child Care will be open to the community this Sunday, Oct. 14, from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Tours of Good Shepherd and Little Lambs Child Care, treats, door prizes and more.

VIDEO | First look at Slinger High School’s new fitness center

  August 22, 2018 – Slinger, WI –  In 2016 taxpayers in the Slinger School District approved a $42 million referendum that funded district-wide projects. The referendum bonds were issued at the lowest rate in the past 30 years at 2.45 percent. The bonds totaled $42,280,000 and with interest

Legendary Whitetails to cut ribbon on Born Learning Trail in Slinger today

  August 16, 2018 – Slinger, WI – On Thursday, Aug. 16 a ribbon cutting will be held on a fourth Born Learning Trail, this one in Slinger.   Legendary Whitetails in Slinger is taking the lead on the effort. It’s a multi-sector partnership that works in cooperation with the

Legendary Whitetails to cut ribbon on second Born Learning Trail in Slinger

  August 14, 2018 – Slinger, WI – On Thursday, Aug. 16 a ribbon cutting will be held on a fourth Born Learning Trail, this one in Slinger.   Legendary Whitetails in Slinger is taking the lead on the effort. It’s a multi-sector partnership that works in cooperation with the

Moraine Park holds GED/HSED graduation ceremony | By Kristina Haensgen

    June 20, 2018 – Washington Co./ Fond du Lac Co., WI – Moraine Park Technical College held its 26th annual GED/HSED graduation ceremony on June 7. For the 2017-18 school year, 141 students received their General Education Development (GED) and High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) certificates. LaToya

Mile of Art on display in Downtown West Bend

    March 10, 2018 – West Bend, WI –  March is Youth Art Month and the West Bend School District has its Mile of Art on display in downtown West Bend.   This is the 16th year for the exhibit, according to Decorah Elementary School art teacher Mickiah

Ballot order for April 3 election in West Bend School Board race

  Feb. 26, 2018 – West Bend, WI – The order of the names on a ballot can influence the outcome of an election. Here are the names as they will appear on the April 3 ballot for two seats on the West Bend School Board. There are four

Celebrate Catholic Schools Week with memories from St. Frances Cabrini | By Kristin Bryer

Jan. 29, 2018 – West Bend, WI – Catholic Schools Week is underway across Washington County. One of the reasons behind the success of catholic schools is its wonderful, dedicated teachers. Today we focus on Mrs. Pat Kraemer from St. Frances Cabrini in West Bend. This story is courtesy

VIDEO | Part 3 of West Bend School Board candidate forum

Jan. 29, 2018 – West Bend, WI – Common Sense Citizens of Washington County hosted a candidate forum for three of the four candidates running for two open seats on the West Bend School Board. In attendance were Monte Schmiege, Chris Zwygart and Mary Weigand. Candidate Kurt Rebholz was not

VIDEO | Part 2 of West Bend School Board candidate forum

Jan. 26, 2018 – West Bend, WI – Common Sense Citizens of Washington County hosted a candidate forum Thursday night for three of the four candidates running for two open seats on the West Bend School Board. In attendance were Monte Schmiege, Chris Zwygart and Mary Weigand. Candidate Kurt Rebholz

Resignation agreement for West Bend School District Superintendent released

Jan. 18, 2018 – West Bend, WI – Following an open records request the West Bend School District released its resignation agreement with former Superintendent Erik Olson. Olson was hired June 2016 and officially resigned effective Dec. 14, 2017. When hired the School Board approved a two-year contract with Olson

West Bend superintendent opening posted on Wisconsin Education Career Access Network

  Jan. 8, 2018 – West Bend, WI – The job for a new superintendent in West Bend has been posted at the Wisconsin Education Career Access Network website. A portion of the description reads: The West Bend School District (WBSD) is seeking an exemplary leader for the role of

Ballot order for Feb. 20 primary in West Bend School District

  Jan. 3, 2018 – West Bend, WI – The order of the names on a ballot can influence the outcome of an election. Here are the names as they will appear on the Feb. 20 ballot for the primary in the West Bend School District. There are five

Letter to the Editor | A note of thanks to those who participated in WB Columns Run/Walk | By Megan Pea

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  August 9, 2017 – West Bend, WI – A heartfelt thanks to all who participated in the West Bend Columns Not Just a Walk in the Park 5K Run/Walk last Thursday. We are thankful for your ongoing support of our East and West graduates! This year’s event was organized

West Bend School Board agenda for Wednesday, August 2

August 2, 2017 – West Bend, WI – There’s an executive session of the West Bend School Board tonight, August 2 at 7 p.m. The board is in the midst working to put in place two new high school principals. The salary, benefits and job requirements of those positions

Therese Sizer resigns from West Bend School Board. New principal named for West Bend High Schools

March 20, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Therese Sizer has resigned from the West Bend School Board. Sizer, a clerk on the board, read a prepared statement following a vote on policy 511.1 which related to nepotism within the district. The board passed the policy on its second reading with a

Renee Wilberg from Fair Park Elementary is recognized by Herb Kohl Education Foundation. Student awards to Mackenzie Mas of WB and Jiexin (Jessica) Yang from KML.

March 16, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Fair Park Elementary School teacher Renee Wilberg is one of 100 teachers being awarded $3,000 by the Herb Kohl Education Foundation. Each year the foundation recognizes students, teachers and principals for their excellence in academics, leadership and high achievement. Local students

When kindergarten came to St. Frances Cabrini Courtesy St. Frances Cabrini

March 14, 2017 – West Bend, WI – When you think about K4 at Cabrini, you probably think of Mrs. Pat Kraemer. And for good reason. She was our very first K4 teacher, back in 1993. She was given a budget, planned the curriculum, bought all the equipment needed

Mile of Art on display in Downtown West Bend

                    March 13, 2017 – West Bend, WI –  March is Youth Art Month and the West Bend School District has its Mile of Art on display in downtown West Bend. This is the 15th year for the exhibit, according
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