Schools

Thu
04
Jun

Wisconsin Heights to hold virtual listening sessions about campus options

The Wisconsin Heights School District has been developing a facilities plan that will address all school buildings. Both Black Earth and Mazomanie Elementary Schools are in need of significant renovation. The Middle/High School needs heating and ventilation repair.

Thu
04
Jun

SPSD Learning Team mobilizes in time of COVID-19


Brandon and Gavin Krueger working on the computer.

Schooling, teaching and learning in a virtual environment is a new experience in the Sauk Prairie School District (SPSD) for students and their families, teachers and staff, and administrators.

Thu
28
May

Over 50 percent of Wisconsin Heights residents prefer a single campus

The Wisconsin Heights School District reviewed the results of their community survey at April’s meeting. There was a response rate of 28 percent. The survey’s purpose was the evaluate the District’s residents’ feelings about a referendum to fix the schools aging infrastructure, and whether to move to a one-campus District.

Thu
21
May

Sauk Prairie High School announces 2020 Badger Conference Top Scholars


We are proud to announce the Sauk Prairie High School Class of 2020 Badger Conference Top Scholars! After two semesters and eight trimesters, these ten SPHS seniors have achieved the highest grade point averages in their graduating class. In alphabetical order, they are: Summer Acker, Grace Breunig, Elise Dietman, Olivia Flanagan, Paige Hooper, Hunter Kent, Joshua Ripp, Ella Schad, Molly Tierney, Lauren Wideen. The Badger Conference Top Scholars program recognizes each school’s top senior scholars for their academic accomplishments. Each spring, the Badger Conference holds a Dessert Reception to recognize these students’ academic accomplishments. This year’s reception, originally scheduled for Sunday, April 26, was canceled due to the Safer at Home order. All Top Scholars will receive a plaque recognizing their accomplishments, hard work and dedication to excellence. Please join us in congratulating these seniors! #TogetherWeSoar

We are proud to announce the Sauk Prairie High School Class of 2020 Badger Conference Top Scholars! 

Thu
21
May

SP School District Breaks ground on Merrimac expansion


The Sauk Prairie School District broke ground on its $65 school improvement project last Wednesday. While most of the funds will be utilized for an expansion and renovation of Sauk Prairie High School, the referendum also authorized the expansion of Merrimac Community Charter School. In the past 12 years, the student population of Merrimac Community Charter School has tripled. This expansion will bring all students back under one roof and provide wonderful new learning and community spaces for students and families. An addition to the north includes four new classrooms. An addition to the south includes a gymnasium, new student restrooms, and an expanded kitchen.

The Sauk Prairie School District broke ground on its $65 million school improvement project last Wednesday. While most of the funds will be utilized for an expansion and renovation of Sauk Prairie High School, the referendum also authorized the expansion of Merrimac Community Charter School.

Thu
21
May

Sauk Prairie seniors to get drive-in graduation ceremony next week

Sauk Prairie High School seniors will get a graduation ceremony this year after all--on the original date of May 29. On Monday night, the school board unanimously approved a drive-in ceremony plan engineered by Superintendent Jeff Wright and High School Principal Chad Harnisch.

Thu
14
May

Sauk Prairie teachers treat their students to a parade

Sauk Prairie School District teachers and elementary students got to see each other for the first time in weeks, as the parade snaked across Sauk Prairie. For more photos, see pages four and five.

Top, Mrs. Kapp cheers for her students. Above, Mrs. Wixom misses her students.

Thu
07
May

Grand Avenue and Bridges holding parade May 8th

The staff at Bridges and Grand Avenue Elementary School miss you and want to see you! We have planned a parade on Friday, May 8, at 10 a.m. Cars for staff and administrators will drive by and wave to you. We would love to see you waving back to us!

Thu
07
May

Wisconsin Heights honors seniors with signs on Highway 14


The Wisconsin Heights School District is honoring its seniors with signs place along Highway 14 in front of the school. The Star News’ annual graduation sections for both Wisconsin Heights and the Sauk Prairie School District will appear in the May 28 issue. Photo by Joe Block

The Wisconsin Heights School District is honoring its seniors with signs place along Highway 14 in front of the school.  The Star News’ annual graduation sections for both Wisconsin Heights and the Sauk Prairie School District will appear in the May 28 issue.

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