Bill Shulz has been a vocal and very present parent at each WBSD school board meeting for the better part of the past two years. His focus from day one has been the children, and doing his part to make sure WBSD is a safe and healthy environment for them to learn and thrive in! He has addressed many issues that needed tackling to bring about more accountability, safety, and transparency!
Denis Kelling is a hardworking, dedicated family man like us. When our family has been in need, he has always been someone we could rely and call on. His straightforward communication style with his constituents, neighbors, and friends is a breath of fresh air. With all of these qualities, I know he will make a great Mayor for West Bend. Combined with his breadth of experience, he will do great things to help us repair our crumbling roads, bring in new businesses, and develop affordable housing opportunities. His family was touched by the scourge of the drug pandemic, and so remains steadfast in providing a high level of public safety service and mental health partnerships. Denis Kelling is the Mayor we need – please vote Kelling for Mayor Tuesday, April 4.
Vote April 4, 2023
Washington County residents have an important choice to make for their Circuit Court Branch 1 judge on April 4th. One is Ryan Hetzel, a born and bred Washington County attorney with a list of benevolent contributions and service to our community made over decades. He presently serves as our Branch 1 judge. The other is Russell Jones. I hope voters in Washington County will send a strong message on April 4th and elect Ryan Hetzel as our circuit court judge.
West Bend, WI – On April 4, we have a chance to put three excellent citizens on the West Bend school board. They are at the bottom of the ballot, but I hope they are top of your mind. It is easy to remember them, as their last names all start with “S” – Schulz, Stewart, and Schloemer-Aleven.
I know all three personally, and they are honest, responsible, considerate, and hard-working people of integrity. All three are parents and have children in our school district, and they want what’s best for all our students.
Bill Schulz, Nick Stewart, and Laurie Schloemer-Aleven are advocates for all district stakeholders, including students, parents, and taxpayers. They want our WBSD to return to teaching objective truth, actual facts, genuine science (vs. junk science), and real math. All three know how much Common Core has hurt our students’ learning, and this harm shows up in our district scores on the state report card. It has dropped almost 10 percent from 76.2 in 2016-17 to a paltry 68.8 in 2021-22.
This means scores were already dropping before “COVID-19,” which means significant improvements need to be made in teaching and learning. Schulz, Stewart, and Schloemer-Aleven will emphasize academic improvement and back-to-the-basics in the four core areas. They truly want education for our students, not indoctrination.
They know parents are the primary and constant educators of their kids, and they welcome parent input and involvement. Since they have families themselves, the “3-S” candidates know we must live within our means, so they are fiscally responsible and will be good stewards of your hard-earned tax dollars.
In WBSD student test scores have dropped 10 percent in just five years.
Schulz, Stewart, and Schloemer-Aleven want much better for our kids. By improving teaching and learning, we can reverse the decline in our students’ academic performance while still being wise with our finances.
Please vote for the “3-S” candidates on April 4. They will do well for our students, parents, taxpayers, and all district stakeholders.
West Bend, WI
Vote April 4, 2023
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