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The Sheboygan Area School District (SASD) Board of Education honored nine SASD employees who have received an “Employee of the Year” award and five community members were recognized as a “Volunteer of the Year.” The award ceremony was held at May’s regular school board meeting at Sheboygan North High School.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
June 25, 2014
photoCongratulations to all Sheboygan Area School District employees who participated in the annual 'Power of TEN' personal wellness challenge! 153 employees/spouses signed up for this year’s challenge and 129 people made it to the end and lost a total of 756.1 pounds over the course of 18 weeks. Cooper Elementary School earned the "Biggest Loser" traveling trophy by having with the highest percentage of weight loss at 7.2%. Way to go!
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
June 25, 2014
photoAs a final project at Horace Mann Middle School, eighth grade students were given the assignment to make a difference in their community. The inquiry project required students to research a need in the community, determine how they could help and document the steps they took in contributing to the cause. Students have been working individually or in groups since February on this service learning project. In total, students raised $1,071 and spent over 285 volunteer hours, including more than 82 hours helping Horace Mann students and staff.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
June 24, 2014
photoIn May 2014 Jefferson Elementary School was recognized with the highly respected title of “Featured Success Story” from Wisconsin RtI (Response to Intervention) Center. There are one of only three elementary schools in the state that have been acknowledged so far. Bill Klein, Jefferson Principal, said, “Our outstanding attributes include having great gains this spring with our ELL population, our staff investment and data driven instruction with full transparency. Everyone knows their score, and knows everyone else’s too. We’re all in this together.”
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
May 29, 2014
photoStudents from Kristy Kreie's 5th grade class at Pigeon River Elementary School recently donated almost 150 cans of cat and dog food to the Sheboygan County Humane Society. The donation drive was inspired by two students who gave speeches and another who wrote a paper on the importance of humane societies. The class goal was to collect 35 cans and students did chores at home to earn money to buy the pet food. The students' far surpassed their goal and as a reward for their generosity, they enjoyed lunch at  McDonald's after their donation delivery.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
May 23, 2014
South High School's Prom was held on Saturday, May 3.Students danced the night away surrounded by an Arabian Night theme. Thank you to our community members who supported the evening. Congratulations to the Junior Class for hosting a successful prom!
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
May 16, 2014
The Sheboygan Area School District (SASD) was recently awarded a $28,250 grant to engage students in learning personal finance. The SASD was among 26 winners awarded nearly $350,000 in grants by the Governor’s Council on Financial Literacy to enhance the level of personal finance education. The recipients were chosen out of a field of more than 90 applicants.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
May 16, 2014
photoWilson Elementary School students participated in the annual Arbor Day Celebration in April.  Each year, the students have planted a tree on the school grounds, but this year, that tradition was in jeopardy.  Kris Shepherd, new owner of Don Caan's Floral, gladly stepped forward with the donation of a Basswood Tree when Principal Chad Renzelmann explained that for the first time in 30 years the school did not have a tree to plant.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
May 16, 2014
On Wednesday, May 7, 2014, North High School hosted its annual All-School Awards Program in the school auditorium.  At this program, faculty and administration presented the major year-end academic and co-curricular achievement awards.Congratulations to all of the honorees! Click the article heading for the complete listing.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
May 16, 2014
Students in grades 2, 3 and 5 at Cleveland Elementary School participated in a 6-month reading program through Book It!  To celebrate their reading accomplishment, students earned a personal pan pizza from Pizza Hut each month they met their reading goal.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
May 16, 2014
photoJames Madison Elementary School kindergarten and first grade students enjoyed a presentation by Janis Brunn of Bullard Children’s Dentistry. Through music and puppetry, the students learned about the value of healthy eating and the importance of taking care of our teeth. The visit coincided with the Sheboygan Area School District’s kindergarten healthy choices unit and dental health month. Students received a take home bag filled with items to promote healthy habits at home.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
May 16, 2014
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

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