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Four Students, Three Staff Recognized as Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Award Winners

Four Students, Three Staff Recognized as Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Award Winners

April 19, 2022

The Sheboygan Area School District is proud to announce four students and three staff members have been recognized by the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation.

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Free KidStop Before and After School Care for the 2022-2023 School Year

Free KidStop Before and After School Care for the 2022-2023 School Year

April 10, 2022

As we plan for the 2022-2023 school year, we are excited to offer our elementary families free, on-site before and after school care through our KidStop program. Families must complete an online registration form by Friday, May 27. Read more here.

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Sign Up for Summer School

Sign Up for Summer School

April 1, 2022

Families are invited to register their children for Sheboygan Area School District’s (SASD) free summer school program. Online Registration is now open in Skyward Family Access.

This summer’s program offers over 85 different classes in total ranging from academics to the arts and everything in between for students entering 4K through 12th grade. New this year, parents can register online for the academic summer school options, as well as the enrichment courses.

Sale of District Owned Property Between Saemann and Geele Ave and North Taylor Drive

Sale of District Owned Property Between Saemann and Geele Ave and North Taylor Drive

April 5, 2022

In November, the Sheboygan Area School District put out a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the purchase and development of a 26-acre piece of land between Saemann Avenue, Geele Avenue, and North Taylor Drive. Details and updates on this property sale can be found at www.sheboygan.k12.wi.us/rfp.

North, South Students Take First Place at Educators Rising State Competition

March 31, 2022

Congratulations to Shazarie (Shay) Benjamin, a senior at South High School, and Emily Allen, a sophomore at North High School, who recently won 1st place for their presentations at the Educators Rising State Summit and Competition and qualified for the National competition in Washington D.C.

Congratulations to Finalists in Eastern Wisconsin Excellence in Education Awards Program

Congratulations to Finalists in Eastern Wisconsin Excellence in Education Awards Program

March 16, 2022

🎉 Congratulations to six Sheboygan Area School District staff members who were selected as finalists in the Eastern Wisconsin Excellence in Education awards program! Click to view the finalists.

Inside Look at Farnsworth Science Classroom

Inside Look at Farnsworth Science Classroom

March 11, 2022

Seventh-grade students at Farnsworth Middle School are learning and experimenting with energy. The students are creating, building, and testing catapults and toys to demonstrate potential and kinetic energy in a system. Take a closer look inside the classroom!

Regional Spelling Bee Winners Announced

Regional Spelling Bee Winners Announced

February 28, 2022

Congratulations to the top place finishers at the Regional Spelling Bee!

🥉 3rd place: Cole Spielman, Lincoln-Erdman Elementary School

🥈2nd place: Reegan Cantrall, Urban Middle School

🥇1st place: Anika Tiwari, Warriner Middle School

North High School Junior Experiences Real-Life Scenarios Through Red Raider Manufacturing

North High School Junior Experiences Real-Life Scenarios Through Red Raider Manufacturing

February 8, 2022

Abigail Tagel, a junior at North High School, has taken Tech Ed classes in the Red Raider Manufacturing (RRM) program since her freshman year. Read about her experience and her plans for the future.

Online Learning: Sheboygan Area School District Continues to Offer Virtual Learning Options

Online Learning: Sheboygan Area School District Continues to Offer Virtual Learning Options

February 7, 2022

SASD continues to offer virtual learning options for students at elementary, middle school, and high school levels. Learn more about the program to see if this is a good fit for your family next year.

Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Funds

January 26, 2022

At the Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, January 25, administration presented an overview of the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) III grant program. View the reports and provide feedback on the plan before it is finalized on February 8, 2022.

Art Students from North and South High Schools Selected for Regional Exhibit

Art Students from North and South High Schools Selected for Regional Exhibit

January 25, 2022

Several students from North High School and South High School have been selected to display their artwork at the Wisconsin Art Education Youth Art Month Regional Exhibit.

Unique Technology Allows Students with Color Blindness to See Color

Unique Technology Allows Students with Color Blindness to See Color

January 19, 2022

Imagine being able to see color for the first time. That’s what South High School art teacher Brian Sommersberger wanted for four of his students with color blindness. Read about this amazing experience.

Family Letter: SASD to Follow CDC Guidelines on Shortened Quarantine and Isolation

January 11, 2022

Starting Wednesday, January 12, the Sheboygan Area School District will adjust isolation and quarantine guidelines to at least 5 days, as outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Red Raider Manufacturing Provides a Glimpse of Future Opportunities for South High School Senior

Red Raider Manufacturing Provides a Glimpse of Future Opportunities for South High School Senior

January 7, 2022

Senior Patrick Beniger II has spent a good deal of his time at South High School involved with the Red Raider Manufacturing program. He’s taken a variety of Tech Ed classes and participated in nine-week co-ops at Old Wisconsin and American Orthodontics, where he is also spending a full year in a youth apprenticeship. Read more.

South High School Art and Tech Ed Students Collaborate on a Unique Project

South High School Art and Tech Ed Students Collaborate on a Unique Project

January 6, 2022

Art and Tech Ed students from South High School recently collaborated on an abstract art project that is now on display in the district’s Instructional Technology department, otherwise known as The Hive. Read more. 

Family Letter: SASD will Maintain Current Quarantine & Isolation Guidelines

January 3, 2022

At this time, SASD guidelines for COVID-19 isolation and quarantine have not changed, including the guidelines for positive cases and household close contacts. Read more. 

SASD Celebrates Computer Science Education Week with Annual Hour of Code

SASD Celebrates Computer Science Education Week with Annual Hour of Code

December 21, 2021

On Thursday, December 9, students and their families celebrated Computer Science Education Week at the Hour of Code, a fun and interactive annual event held in the South High School Commons.

Sheboygan Area School District Announces $2,000 Sign-On Bonus for New Hires

Sheboygan Area School District Announces $2,000 Sign-On Bonus for New Hires

December 21, 2021

The Sheboygan Area School District is offering a $2,000 sign-on bonus for any new employee working 7 hours or more per day. The sign-on bonus will be paid after an employee works 90 calendar days.

Prevea Health On-site COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

December 7, 2021

SASD has partnered with Prevea Health to offer free, on-site COVID-19 vaccination clinics for students ages 5 and up and their families. Appointments are required. 


UPDATE: The Jefferson Elementary School clinic has been cancelled. If you have an appointment scheduled at this clinic, you will be contacted by Prevea Health to reschedule at another location.


Click 'Read More' for details.

North High School Student Takes Red Raider Manufacturing for a Spin

North High School Student Takes Red Raider Manufacturing for a Spin

December 6, 2021

Two years ago, North High School senior Kaden Gorges took on a formidable challenge: the restoration of his 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback. He’s had to resolve countless problems that come up when working on an older vehicle, including wiring issues and replacing old parts, not to mention getting the car running in the first place. Now, thanks to the Red Raider Manufacturing program, Kaden’s restoration project has relocated to the classroom.

SASD Now Accepting School Choice Applications for Next School Year

December 1, 2021

Families who would like to make a school choice for next school year should complete the online form by Feb 8, 2022.

Family Letter: Revised Times for Free Student Shoreline Metro Services Effective 11/29

November 23, 2021

Shoreline Metro will continue to provide free transportation, with a valid student ID, to all students riding Shoreline Metro on school days from 5:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. (5:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. on Wednesdays). Starting on Monday, November 29, 2021, SASD students will be required to pay normal fares after 4:45 p.m. (3:15 p.m. on Wednesdays) and on the weekends. Read more.

Lt. Governor Barnes Meets with High School Student Groups

Lt. Governor Barnes Meets with High School Student Groups

November 12, 2021

Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes visited South High School yesterday to meet with the South High School WE RISE student group and the North High School START Change student group. Students took advantage of a full hour to ask Lt. Governor Barnes thoughtful questions on a variety of topics relating to equity, inclusion, activism, and societal issues.

Family Letter: Parent and Caregiver Satisfaction Survey

November 10, 2021

As part of the district’s Long Range Plan, one of our longstanding goals has been continuous improvement for each school and refinement of the continuous improvement process. To help us accomplish this goal, we are conducting a parent survey to help us understand what we are doing well and where we need to improve. Click 'Read More' for the survey link and complete by Nov 24. Thank you!

Elementary Tech Clubs Enrich Learning

Elementary Tech Clubs Enrich Learning

November 3, 2021

Returning this school year, elementary students in the Sheboygan Area School District have the opportunity to participate in before or after school Tech Clubs. Tech Clubs are offered in two sessions at each elementary school throughout the year. Previously called Coding Clubs, Tech Clubs were introduced to provide enrichment activities for students before or after school, and also as a way to provide hands-on learning in the areas of coding and technology.

North High School Junior Named Educators Rising Ambassador

North High School Junior Named Educators Rising Ambassador

November 3, 2021

North High School junior Sophia Gielow, a new member of the district-wide Educators Rising chapter that includes students from both North High School and South High School, was recently named an Educators Rising Ambassador for the 2021-2022 school year. Learn more.

Red Raider Manufacturing Prepares South High Student for Automotive Career

Red Raider Manufacturing Prepares South High Student for Automotive Career

November 2, 2021

During his time at South High School, senior Tyler Skaggs has taken advantage of numerous opportunities to explore potential career options and learn valuable skills through participation in the Red Raider Manufacturing program. Read more.

Community Veterans Day Program at North High School

Community Veterans Day Program at North High School

October 22, 2021

Sheboygan North High School will partner with area veterans’ organizations to honor our veterans who served in the armed forces at a Community Veterans’ Day program on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at the Sheboygan North High School Acuity Fieldhouse. Doors will open to the public at 9:00 a.m. with the program scheduled for presentation at 9:30 a.m.

Family Letter: Enhanced Masking Mitigation When 5% Threshold is Met

October 13, 2021

On October 12, 2021, the Board of Education approved the following masking mitigation requirements:

  • 4K - 12th Grade - When active student COVID-19 positive cases reach 5% of the student population at a building, all students, staff members, and visitors will be required to wear facial coverings for a minimum of 7 calendar days, and until the building student positive case rate drops below 5%.
  • Exemptions from facial coverings and accommodations will be made when physical, medical, or developmental needs exist and are documented from a medical provider or through the IEP process.

Schools will notify families when the threshold is reached and masks will be temporarily required.

SASD Implements New Bridges Elementary Math Curriculum

October 6, 2021

The Sheboygan Area School District has implemented a new elementary curriculum called Bridges in Mathematics this school year. The curriculum was successfully piloted last year and is being implemented at the 4K and elementary levels starting this fall.

Red Raider Manufacturing Fills in the Skills Gap

Red Raider Manufacturing Fills in the Skills Gap

October 6, 2021

October is National Manufacturing Month, a monthlong celebration of Wisconsin's top industry as well as a way to promote manufacturing as a viable career choice. As part of its commitment to creating flexible options and college and career pathways for all learners, the Sheboygan Area School District (SASD) established Red Raider Manufacturing, a program that provides students opportunities for hands-on learning while creating lasting partnerships with local industry and community leaders. Read more.

New Location for SASD Administrative Services Staff

October 6, 2021

After careful consideration and due diligence to ensure that the space will meet our needs, the Sheboygan Area School District has purchased the office complex previously home to the Wilson Mutual Insurance Company and Encova Insurance, located at 3330 Stahl Road. The location will serve as the new Sheboygan Area School District Administrative Services Building.

The first departments will move starting November 1. Click 'Read More' for a timeline by department.

Family Letter: On-Site COVID Testing and Enhanced Testing Mitigation

September 30, 2021

COVID-19 testing will soon be available free of charge at a majority of school locations in the Sheboygan Area School District and is available to all students, staff, and families. Enhanced mitigation efforts will begin Monday, October 11 requiring symptomatic students to have a negative COVID-19 test to return to school or students will remain home for 10 days.

Family Letter: Welcome to the 2021-22 School Year & COVID Dashboard

September 15, 2021

We are monitoring and updating two data points daily: student absences and a COVID-19 dashboard showing positive staff and student cases at each building. Both of these resources will be updated by 12 noon each school day with information from the previous school day.

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for 2021 Project House

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for 2021 Project House

September 14, 2021

The North and South High School House Construction students held a Groundbreaking Ceremony for Project 2021 on Tuesday, September 14 at the construction site located on Lot #78 in the new Stonebrook Crossing. Project 2021 is the 24th home that will be built by SASD students.

SASD Welcomes New School and District Leaders

September 13, 2021

The Sheboygan Area School District welcomes new school and district leaders for the 2021-22 school year.

Family Letter: Board of Education Special Session Update

August 31, 2021

Please read this letter emailed to families following the Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, August 31.

Board of Education Special Session Meeting Tuesday, August 31

August 26, 2021

The Sheboygan Area School District Board of Education will hold a Special Session meeting Tuesday, August 31 at 6:00 p.m. in the South High School Commons. The sole purpose of the meeting is to discuss and take possible action on the district's COVID-19 mask requirements and mitigation strategies.

A Letter from the School Nurses

August 20, 2021

Please read this important letter from our school nurses outlining our COVID-19 mitigation strategies for the upcoming school year.

Mitigation Measures for the 2021-2022 School Year

July 28, 2021

At the July 28 meeting, the Board of Education approved mitigation and response measures for the 2021-2022 school year. Information will be sent to SASD families closer to the start of the school year.

Online Registration for the 2021-22 School Year

July 28, 2021

Welcome to the 2021-2022 School Year! Online Registration will be open August 2-13, 2021.

SASD Schools Recognized for Positive Student Outcomes

SASD Schools Recognized for Positive Student Outcomes

July 1, 2021

Many Sheboygan Area School District schools have been recognized by Wisconsin’s Response to Intervention (RtI) Center for specific efforts in behavior, reading, and mathematics. 

South High School Graduate Grateful for a Head Start on Her Career Path

South High School Graduate Grateful for a Head Start on Her Career Path

June 7, 2021

During a year that was anything but typical, South High School graduate Sydney Barrington took advantage of every opportunity to make her high school years count and gain valuable work experience in her chosen field.

Young Entrepreneurs Receive Investment Funds from Sheboygan Business Leaders

Young Entrepreneurs Receive Investment Funds from Sheboygan Business Leaders

May 27, 2021

Young entrepreneurs at Sheboygan North and South High Schools pitched their business startups to a group of Sheboygan area business professionals at the 2021 Pitch Night.

Parent Letter: Updated Mask Guidance

May 17, 2021

Updated Mask Requirement - Effective Tuesday, May 18 masks will be required for all students and staff. Starting June 9, masks will be optional for all students and staff.

On-Site Walk-In COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

On-Site Walk-In COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

May 13, 2021

Updated 5-27-21: Sheboygan Area School District students (ages 12 and older) and their parents/guardians are invited to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in collaboration with Prevea Health. On-site vaccination clinics will be held at South High School and Horace Mann Middle School.

Sheboygan Area School District Graduation Ceremonies Set for Saturday, June 5

Sheboygan Area School District Graduation Ceremonies Set for Saturday, June 5

April 29, 2021

The Sheboygan Area School District is proud to announce our historic outdoor graduation ceremonies will be held on Saturday, June 5, 2021 at Vollrath Park. Two graduation ceremonies will be held to ensure social distancing of students, staff, and guests.

Sheboygan Area School District Celebrates Teacher, Student Who Win Kohl Foundation Scholarship

Sheboygan Area School District Celebrates Teacher, Student Who Win Kohl Foundation Scholarship

April 7, 2021

A South High School student and teacher are among the recipients of Herb Kohl Foundation scholarships or awards.

LU, Sheboygan Area School District Partner to Diversify Local Classrooms

March 31, 2021

The Sheboygan Area School District (SASD) and Lakeland University are collaborating on a local solution to a national issue by home-growing more Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) teachers.

Letter to Families: Looking Ahead to 2021-2022 School Year

Letter to Families: Looking Ahead to 2021-2022 School Year

March 25, 2021

At the March 23 Board of Education meeting, the Board engaged with administration on planning for the 2021-2022 school year. Please review this letter and the presentation to the Board for the most detailed information on our plans. Updated: Link to Video of Board Meeting Added

Feeding a Community Through a Pandemic

March 25, 2021

“Our goal is to feed as many students as possible. The best part of this challenge in the past year was being able to reach students that we normally would not due to the flexibilities provided by the USDA -- free meals for ALL students and ability for adults to pick up meals on behalf of children."

View the SASD Calendars

March 18, 2021

Calendars for the 2020-21 and 2021-22 school years are available on our website.

DPI Invites Families to Test the Internet Speeds in Your District

February 16, 2021

To help improve internet speeds across Wisconsin, the Department of Public Instruction is teaming up with Measurement Lab, a non-profit broadband advocacy organization, to test home internet connection speeds. You can help out by testing your home internet speed with Measurement Lab’s broadband speed test. All it takes is three clicks--it’s that easy.

Middle and High School Hybrid Students to Transition to 4-Days In-Person Learning Starting Feb 22

February 9, 2021

At tonight’s Board of Education meeting, our administrative team presented a plan for Farnsworth, Horace Mann, and Urban Middle Schools as well as North and South High Schools to transition to in-person learning four days a week beginning Monday, February 22. Wednesdays will remain an asynchronous learning day for hybrid students and also allows teachers time to work with virtual students.

Spring Parent-Teacher Conferences

January 29, 2021

There will be NO SCHOOL for elementary schools (except Etude Elem) on Friday, March 19 due to virtual parent-teacher conferences. Middle and High Schools will be in session.

SASD Graduation Date Changed to Saturday, June 5

January 28, 2021

The Sheboygan Area School District Graduation Ceremony will be held on Saturday, June 5, 2021, with a make-up day of Sunday, June 6, 2021.

COVID-19 Communication Steps

January 7, 2021

Going forward, we are making some adjustments to how we will communicate regarding positive COVID-19 cases in school.

A Letter from our School Nurses

January 7, 2021

The health and safety of our students and staff is always our highest priority. Please read this importation letter to prepare to return to in-person learning.

Request a Learning Model Change for 2nd Semester

January 6, 2021

Parents wishing to change their child's enrollment status (hybrid or virtual) for the second semester must complete this form by 5 pm on Tuesday, January 12.

SASD Return to In-Person Learning on Jan 11

December 23, 2020

On December 22, the SASD Board of Education and administration set our return to in-person learning on Monday, January 11 in the Hybrid model. We will continue to offer a virtual learning option for families that prefer to continue in the virtual model. Please read this important letter.

Updated Board of Education Meeting Date and Survey

December 11, 2020

In an announcement today, the district notified parents that there has been a change in date of the next Board meeting. The December 15 board meeting is postponed to December 22.

SASD Virtual Learning Update + Parent Survey

December 9, 2020

The Sheboygan Area School District is discussing preliminary plans to return to in-person learning in a Hybrid model in January. Several dates were discussed, but no decision has been made. Please read this important letter and complete our parent survey by Sunday, December 13 to provide your feedback.

Hour of Code is Going Virtual, Students and Community Invited to Join

Hour of Code is Going Virtual, Students and Community Invited to Join

December 3, 2020

Every year, the SASD hosts an ‘Hour of Code’ event designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics. This year our event is going VIRTUAL and is open to all students, parents and community members.

Virtual Learning Extended through End of Semester

November 24, 2020

The Sheboygan Area School District will extend virtual learning at all schools through the end of the first semester. Our anticipated return to in-person learning is Monday, January 25.

The Sheboygan Area School District Brand

November 23, 2020

At the Sheboygan Area School District, we take pride in offering a variety of learning opportunities within our 25 distinct schools.

Virtual Learning Extended Through Thanksgiving Break

November 10, 2020

The Sheboygan Area School District will extend virtual learning at all schools at least through Thanksgiving Break with a high probability of further extension due to the increasing community burden rate.

SASD Extends Virtual Learning through November 13

October 28, 2020

The Sheboygan Area School District will extend virtual learning at all schools two more weeks through Friday, November 13. Our anticipated return to in-person learning in the hybrid model is Monday, November 16.

SASD Transitions to Virtual Learning for Two Weeks

October 14, 2020

The Sheboygan Area School District has made the decision to temporarily transition all schools to an online learning model. The last day of in-person learning for students will be Friday, October 16. Monday, October 19 will be a non-school day for all students, and virtual learning across the district will start on Tuesday, October 20.

SASD 2020-21 Calendar Changes & Reminders

October 2, 2020

As we look forward into our school year, we want to share several calendar updates as well as a few reminders and resources.

A Message from the Superintendent

September 18, 2020

I want to express my gratitude and appreciation for your support as we begin this school year that is unlike any other we have experienced.

Information for Online Elementary School Students

September 17, 2020

Read this important information for our online elementary school families.

Congratulations Class of 2020!

August 25, 2020

Watch our 2020 high school graduation ceremonies.

Fox River Classic Conference (FRCC) to Move Fall Sports to Spring

August 19, 2020

The Fox River Classic Conference (FRCC) will move all fall high school sports including football, boys soccer, cross country, girls golf, girls tennis, girls swim and dive, and girls volleyball to the spring.

Securly: New Student Online Safety Solution

August 17, 2020

As we begin the 2020-2021 school year, we are pleased to share that the Sheboygan Area School District has installed an improved internet filtering solution for all school technology including chromebooks, ipads, and desktop computers.

Fall Reopening Plans Update

July 23, 2020

We are committed to providing ongoing information about our planning process for next school year as it becomes available. Please read this important update.

Sheboygan Area School District Celebrates Teachers, Students Who Win Kohl Foundation Scholarship

May 1, 2020

Two North High teachers, two North High students, and one South High student are the recipients of Herb Kohl Foundation scholarships or awards.

Three Sheboygan Area School District Schools Honored with Wisconsin Title I Schools of Recognition

Three Sheboygan Area School District Schools Honored with Wisconsin Title I Schools of Recognition

April 9, 2020

Cooper Elementary, Grant Elementary, and James Madison Elementary Schools are among 107 schools statewide selected as Wisconsin Title I Schools of Recognition in the Beating-the-Odds category for the 2019-2020 school year.

Farnsworth Middle School International Club Donates $800 for Moving Windmill Charity in Malawi

Farnsworth Middle School International Club Donates $800 for Moving Windmill Charity in Malawi

March 1, 2020

The Farnsworth Middle School International Club is devoted to learning about the cultures and customs of the world while providing a social outlet for students who share these interests. Sometimes those interests provide batteries that support children in school on the other side of the world.

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