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photoJackson Elementary School  5th grader students have been studying the wonders of the wetlands. Recently they used metaphors to learn about functions of a wetland and used the scientific method as they experimented on how the wetland filters water. A fieldtrip to the Sheboygan Marsh allowed students an opportunity to learn how to canoe and to perform an experiment that tested whether the Marsh was a healthy wetland.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
May 16, 2014
On Monday, May 19, North High School hosted a very special concert of Jazz Band music. The first part of the concert featured the Urban Middle School Jazz Band, Horace Mann Middle School Jazz Band, and North High’s Wednesday Morning Jazz Band. The second part of the concert featured Sheboygan’s very own community jazz group, Generations Big Band.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
May 16, 2014
Jackson Elementary School held their annual Cultural Fair on April 24. Many students, friends, and family members enjoyed an evening celebrating various cultures. Cultural displays from countries around the world were featured, with most of them made by third grade students at Jackson School.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
May 14, 2014
Cooper Elementary School’s Student Council members participated in a community service project on May 1 to commemorate Memorial Day.  Students worked together to create a banner honoring veterans for their service.  A main objective of the project was recognizing that freedom is not truly free.  Students briefly learned about the history behind Memorial Day and some of the traditional ways in which it is celebrated.  They created a banner to be hung in a local nursing home as a reminder to the veterans, their wives, siblings, children and/or friends, that the service and losses of our military personal is not forgotten or taken for granted.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
May 14, 2014
The 2014 South High School Feats N Follies show left the audience laughing at the skits and entertained by the acts. The theme this year - Live from South High, it’s Saturday Night - allowed the emcee’s to reenact classic skits from the popular comedy show Saturday Night Live.
This year’s show was enjoyed by staff, students, and community members of all ages and the shows to come will only get better!
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
May 14, 2014
photoBotany students at South High School will host a plant sale from 12:00 noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 10. Students will be selling a variety of heirloom and specialty tomato plants as well as an assortment of other vegetables and herbs. Geraniums, New Guinea Impatiens, Fuchsias and a selection of other flowers will be available, as well as assorted ivy and other decorative plants. Flowering and foliate hanging baskets for sun and shade will also be for sale. Prices range from $1 - $10.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
May 7, 2014
photoLongfellow Elementary School families packed the gymnasium for the school’s annual Arts Showcase. The event began with a choral concert by the Longfellow students, titled ‘A Musical Trip Around the World’. Each grade level sang several songs, including a song that represented another culture. The Band and Orchestra students also performed several songs. Following the concert, the Longfellow Visual Art Gallery opened with a reception for the students, families and friends. Every Longfellow student displayed one or more of the works they created during the school year. Over 500 works of art were exhibited.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
May 7, 2014
photoCongratulations to the 119 Sheboygan Area School District 5th grade students who were recognized for earning the President's Education Award for outstanding academic achievement.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
May 2, 2014
photoJefferson Elementary School held its’ annual geography bee on April 17th. Twelve 4th and 5th grade students qualified to participate. After 9 rounds of elimination, 2 students faced off for the final questions.  Congratulations to all of the participants, including the 3 finalists - fourth grader Rhiann Moore in first place, fourth grader Autumn Franks in second place, and fifth grader Peter Lee in 3rd place. 
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
May 1, 2014
photoStudents in South High School's Child Development II class shared their love of children's book with students at the Early Learning Center in celebration of Read Across America for Dr. Seuss' birthday.  Each student read one of their favorite children's books, while wearing their pajamas, to a 4K class at the Early Learning Center.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
May 1, 2014
photoThe third grade students at James Madison Elementary School recently read the "Box Car Children" in class.  Students then made a box car as a project. Two students in Mrs. Norma Back's classroom share their completed project.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
April 30, 2014
photoJames Madison Elementary School PTO sponsored McTeachers Night at McDonald's located at 2425 South Business Drive. Staff members assisted by making fries, shakes, helping at the counter and at the drive-thru.  James Madison's principal, Mr. Jason Ledermann,  was also on-hand to greet families and supporters during the event which ran from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.  The PTO received 20% of all sales during that time and were excited to receive a total of $737.62 to benefit family events and needs of the students, families and staff at the school.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
April 28, 2014
North High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) members recently traveled to Appleton, WI  to compete at the 60th Annual State FBLA Leadership Conference. The two day conference offered workshops and tours for members to increase their business knowledge as well as compete in business events. North High FBLA members also toured businesses, attended workshops, earned recognition for their professional dress, and also networked with chapters from throughout the state.

North had nearly 50 members competing in over 30 events. Overall, North High FBLA tied for fourth place. This follows a first place performance at the Regional Leadership Conference held in February.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
April 28, 2014
photoCongratulations to the South High students who participated in the Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) state competition. Jairo Orozco and Sabrina Doxtator earned a Bronze Medal in the Life Event Planning category.  Kaitlyn Maevers earned a Silver Medal in the Pastry and Baked Goods event. Maggie Yang earned a silver medal and was the top competitor Early Childhood event, qualifying her for the National competition in Texas this summer.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
April 28, 2014
logoLocal students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. Kohler Credit Union is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make curriculum available to Sheboygan County schools completely free.

“In recent years, South High School has made a concerted effort to build relationships with our community to better prepare our graduates.  We are proud of the partnership we have developed with Kohler Credit Union. Our students have benefited by having a Kohler Credit Union branch in our school for many years.  Now, through the Banzai program, embedded in the Redwing Way curriculum, our students are furthering their financial literacy.  Working together, Kohler Credit Union and South High School are preparing our students for careers, citizenship and life,” said Mike Trimberger, principal of South High School.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
April 17, 2014
On Saturday, March 15 music students from Manitowoc and Sheboygan performed for solo and ensemble festival at South High School. Over 450 entries were performed for judges throughout the day. The festival, which is sponsored in part by the Wisconsin School Music Association (WSMA), provides judges from all over the state to listen to individual and group performances and evaluate their playing according to state performance standards. Students perform pieces in a range of difficulties, working for several months before the festival.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
April 11, 2014
Hilary Mayer, a senior at Sheboygan North High School has organized a Music Education Showcase that will take place on Thursday, April 17th at 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center. This event is meant to showcase what students in the Sheboygan Area School District (SASD) learn in music classes and express the importance of music in a well-rounded education. Both shows will feature 10 performers from Sheboygan Area School District students in grades 4 through 12. Tickets are $5.00 and will be sold at the door. All money raised will go to Friends of Music, an organization that seeks contributions to enhance music students' educational opportunities for grades K-12 in the Sheboygan Area School District.
 
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
April 11, 2014
photoCooper Elementary School held a Game Day Celebration to acknowledge students positive behaviors displayed during the 3rd quarter of school.  Every student celebrated for an hour with their classmates or grade level by playing interactive, non-technology games such as Twister, Sequence, and card games. The games reinforced positive interactions and the opportunity to display Cooper’s Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) expectations of being respectful, responsible, and safe at school.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
April 11, 2014
photoSouth High School's 2nd Annual Relay for Life will be held on Saturday May 10 starting at 6 p.m. through Sunday May 11th at 6 a.m. Relay for Life is a fundraiser to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Last year, South High raised nearly $25,000 to help support cancer research. Community members are invited to join the fun and relay all night long on the South High School track! There will be music, games, prizes and food, as well as many opportunities to celebrate, honor and remember those who have had or do have cancer.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
April 11, 2014
photoFifth grade classrooms at Jefferson Elementary School recently received new classroom supplies, including math manipulatives.  Teachers and students alike were grateful and excited for the new supplies. The new manipulatives will aid students who are frustrated with fractions, in addition to many other uses. Fifth grade students were given a task to problem solve and divide containers and items into fractions.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
April 10, 2014
Twenty-seven North High School students and four teachers traveled to Avignon, France, during Spring Break. Students were immersed in French family life and culture, attended classes, and presented projects that individuals from both groups had studied. A continuing project centered on “The American Dream" in CAPP Composition led to discussions on French and American stereotypes. Other discussions occurred in Philosophy and social studies classes.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
April 9, 2014
Register online today for the Sheboygan Area School District (SASD) summer school program. The 2014 summer school program includes 78 different course offerings from the academics to the arts for students entering 4K through 12th grade. Class sizes are limited and will fill quickly, so sign up now! Check out the Summer School flyer for a complete listing. Course descriptions and registration forms are available at your child’s school, on your child’s school website and online.

 
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
April 4, 2014
Fifth graders from Cleveland Elementary School attended a Civil War Day at the Sheboygan Historical Museum. Students learned about what life was like as a soldier during this time period. Some of the areas that the students learned about included medical help on the battlefield, musical instruments, soldier's pastimes, taking care of their uniform and food for the soldiers. They also learned about life on the home front which involved the telegraph, a company's banner, photography, and what children did during the war.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
March 27, 2014
photoThe South High Student Council Executive Board sponsored a coin drive February 18 - 28. All proceeds were donated to the Ronald McDonald House charity.  In total, South raised $814.64.  The winning homeroom raised $143.19 and was rewarded with an ice cream party.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
March 27, 2014
photoJackson Elementary School held its annual Geography Bee on Wednesday, March 5th to an audience of students and parents.  The first place winner was Matthew Staats, fourth grade, and the second place winner was Camille Staats, fifth grade.  Other participants were: Nathan Banko, Brady Brami, Ryan Gonia, Javier Navarro, Gregory Pfister, Dylan Timm, Porter Yang, and Alonzo Trunnel-Spindler.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
March 27, 2014
photoStudents in North High School’s Transitions class partnered with Kohler Co. to create a one-of-a-kind gift for attendees of a global summit. The idea originated from a Kohler employee, Tony Biddle, to create a unique coffee coaster from pottery cull. Three-by-three inch tile samples made of pottery cull are used to promote the beneficial reuse of the materials from Kohler plants to potential customers. The Transitions class at North High teaches employment skills, including laser engraving, and Biddle reached out to them for assistance on this project. The Transitions class engraved, cleaned, painted and adhered pads to the bottom of 250 coasters.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
March 24, 2014
logoThe selection committee for the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Scholarship and Fellowship Program has announced recipients of the 2014 Herb Kohl Foundation awards.  The $1,000 awards are being made to 100 teachers and their schools. Fellowship recipients are chosen for their superior ability to inspire a love of learning in their students, their ability to motivate others, and for their leadership and service within and outside the classroom. Three Sheboygan Area School District teachers have been chosen as 2014 Teacher Fellowship recipients: Khanphan Neuaone, Wendy Heschel, and Jon Schrank.

Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
March 24, 2014
photoRecently, John Michael Kohler Arts Center's Reader's Theater Group Number 3 read to all of the kindergarten through second grade students at Cooper Elementary School. The children enjoyed listening to stories, such as, ‘Ira Sleeps Over’ by Bernard Waber and ‘Fredericks Alligator’ by Esther Allen Peterson.  The student's favorite was an interactive story called ‘Too Much Noise’ by Ann McGovern, where the children were asked to join the readers while they were making different animal and household sounds.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
March 21, 2014
Fifth grade students at Wilson School exhibited their research skills during the school’s annual science fair. Using the scientific method, students began with an hypothesis, used research methods to test the hypothesis, observed the results, and finished by notating their outcomes.  During the science fair, the students presented their findings to family members and fellow students.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
March 21, 2014
photoCongratulations to the South High JV dance team! The team took first place in the Division 1 hip hop category and third place in the pom category at the 2014 State JAM Dance competition on January 18th.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
March 21, 2014

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