WBHS Drumline to be recognized tonight

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The West Bend High School Drumline is going to be in the spotlight tonight as the West Bend School Board recognizes the group for being named champions of the Fresh Coast Classic Drumline Competition at UW-Milwaukee.

The WBHS Drumline competed against Riverside High School and the drumline from Milwaukee Rufus King during the November 28, basketball tournament at UW-Milwaukee.

WBHS walked away with the $1,000 top prize.

The board will recognize the drumline during it’s meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Education Service Center, 735 N. Main St.

Other items on the agenda include:

  • Clerk’s Report: Certify school board candidates / determine need for a
    primary election
  • Third Reading of New Board Policy 832 Weapons on School
    Property and Revised Board Policies 860 Visits to the Schools,
    222.3 Activities: Non-School Employment, 260 Person in
    Charge, 621 Contract Approval & Management, 622 Credit
    Cards, 641 Financial Audit and 672.1 Bidding Procedures
    6:53 c. 2016-2017 Capital Project.
  • 6:58 d. Designation of District Property as a school forest
  • a. First Reading of New Board Policy 426 Homeless Education,
    and Revised Board Policies 423 Open Enrollment Program Inter-district, 643 Long-Term Financial Planning and 655 OPEB(Other Post-Employment Benefits) Trust Fund Investments
    7:08 b. East and West Athletic Department – Fall 2015 update and strategies
    12. Report
    7:18 a. 2014-2015 Fund Balance

At 6 p.m. the board will meet in executive session to “take any such action, if necessary, based on its discussion namely: staff personnel matters.” This is likely the closed-door discussion on the paid administrative leave of teacher Tanya Lohr.

Early word, a petition with 600+ signatures is going to be presented to the board at the regular school board meeting by parent Kim Roemer asking that Lohr be allowed to return to the classroom.

Lohr was placed on paid administrative leave last week following an incident connected with the district’s Galileo testing system.




Photo courtesy Running Rebels Community Organization 

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