Schools

Thu
18
Jul

School District will pursue $14 million referendum this fall


The School District of Reedsburg is looking to not only raise money for facility improvements but also for permission from taxpayers to go above the limits on what it can request in taxes. The request is necessary due to rising expenses amid stagnant State aid. (Reedsburg Independent file photo)

The School District of Reedsburg wants to renovate for the future, and it’s hoping taxpayers will agree to a $14 million referendum.

During Monday night’s School Board meeting, members agreed to put capital and operational referendum questions on the Nov. 5 ballot.

Thu
11
Jul

Summer food continues to be served through Reedsburg schools

The School District of Reedsburg is still offering summer food for local children.

Food is available to everyone 18 and younger.

Breakfast will be served between 7:30 and 11 a.m. Monday through Thursday, July 8 through 25, at the Reedsburg Area High School Fitness Center.

Thu
04
Jul

Weston announces new district administrator


Molly Kasten is the new administrator for the Weston School District. (Submitted photo)

The Weston School District Board of Education has selected a successor for District Administrator Gary Syftestad.

Molly Kasten assumed the role as of July 1.

Like her predecessor, Kasten will serve a dual role of junior and senior high school principal.

Thu
27
Jun

Reedsburg teacher wins Brewers honor


David Moon. (Submitted photo)

The Milwaukee Brewers are putting the spotlight on exceptional teachers, and a Reedsburg educator is the latest honoree.

Dave Moon, a social studies teacher in the School District of Reedsburg is the Grand Slam Teacher of the Month.

Thu
20
Jun

Reedsburg schools provide food for children

The School District of Reedsburg is trying to ensure kids get a good meal this summer.

Select schools will offer free meals to youth 18 and younger due to a partnership with the Department of Public Instruction.

Wed
12
Jun

RAHS students experience UN conference

The Reedsburg Area HS Model UN team attended the Wisconsin High School Model United Nations Conference at UW-Madison on March 21-22. The conference simulates the UN General Assembly along with committees and subcommittees. Reedsburg was assigned to represent Australia. There were 45 country delegations in total.

Thu
06
Jun

RAHS production of ‘Mamma Mia’ wins awards

The Reedsburg Area High School Drama Club has proven once again that it can go toe-to-toe with the best theater programs in the state.

The Overture Center has announced the winners of this year’s Jerry Awards. RAHS’s most recent production of “Mamma Mia” took home several honors.

Thu
06
Jun

CESA board to meet

The CESA 5 Board of Control will meet this week.

It will convene at 6:30 p.m. June 6 at the agency office, 626 E. Slifer St. Portage.

 

Thu
06
Jun

Reedsburg schools finish up for summer

Reedsburg’s public schools are about to call it for the 2023-2024 year.

Four-year-old kindergarten had its last day on June 4. Other students have their last day on June 11.

Webb Middle School will hold its eighth grade promotion ceremony at 2 p.m. June 6 in the school gym.

 

 

 

Thu
30
May

ON TO THE NEXT CHAPTER: Class of 2024 graduates from Reedsburg Area High School

Seniors in 2024 have certainly had a wild run during their high school careers.

They experienced virtual-only and hybrid education as freshmen, then had to catch up with learning in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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