Last year, a mild start to winter gave way to a three-week Arctic blast that saw the Stoughton Area School District cancel six out of 18 school days in late January and early February.
The walls of room 204 in the Stoughton Area School District’s administrative building are lined with hundreds of colorful sticky notes – “Someone poured chocolate milk inside my fleece jacket,” or “Mr. Johnson, I don’t want her in my group,” the notes read.
Fox Prairie Elementary School students, parents, staff and donors raised $13,000 during the Oct. 4 “Fox Trot” fundraiser organized by Fox Prairie Working for Kids. The event raised $13,400 for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) activities at the school.
When it comes to operating a school district, school board president Frank Sullivan said it comes down to communication. That was the focus of a special board learning session Monday Nov. 4 that gave some individual attention to all five district schools.
Kegonsa Elementary School fifth graders had a chance to learn more about the cultures of indigenous people on Wednesday, Oct. 2, using Google Expeditions Virtual Reality kits. Using the technology, students can explore historical sites and take virtual field trips with their classmates.
Several programs in the proposed Dane County budget that County Executive Joe Parisi unveiled Oct. 1 could affect Stoughton area residents.
After plans fell through at the last minute to establish after school child care sites, Stoughton Area School District officials are focusing on ways to put programming in place for next school year.
Every summer, hundreds of “Vikings,” from preschool to high school, are unleashed at the end of the school year, but not all of them are able to get the same nutrition as they do with school lunches.
Stoughton Area School District students performed much better than their peers on the social studies portion of the Wisconsin Forward Exam in 2018-19.
Stoughton Area School District officials will take a closer look at how schools deal with students placed in seclusion or restraint by staff due to behavior in the light of some inconsistencies in reporting incidents.
While a trending issue opposing the use of Native American wording and images wouldn’t affect Stoughton schools, it’s raised a broader question about what sort of political discussions the school board should get involved in.
Teaching and modeling proper behavior in young children isn’t always easy for schools, but at Kegonsa Elementary School, the staff has been recognized by two state agencies for being among the best in Wisconsin.
- Optimists award college scholarships to three SHS grads
- Fox Prairie student Addyson Sipe honored for artwork
- Evers’ vetoes ease the pain, but still a $1.6 million cut for SASD
- Longtime SHS educator Jerry Wendt inducted into Wisconsin FFA Hall of Fame
- Police recommended charges for former SHS coach's improper behavior; D.A. declined to file
- State budget impasse concerns school board; payments could be delayed
- Dress code changes, awards top recent school year
- Kegonsa students unlock potential of 3D printing
- Scholarships awarded at annual SHS Honors Night
- Class of 2019 graduation
- Retiring SASD educators look back on time in Stoughton; ahead to new chapter
- Simulated weapon use changing, board told
- Fox Prairie Elementary School students check out their new playground
- Ready to move on: SHS graduates set to pursue their dreams
- Fox Prairie gets new playground
- SHS students help with spring cleaning on Badfish Creek
- SASD safety drills this week; part of emphasis on security measures
- SHS students earn top awards at Badger Conference Art Show
- 'Innovation Grants' funding program for educators started in 2014
- ‘A Starry Night’
- Kegonsa fourth-graders create their own YouTube talk show
- Committee chairs chosen, Coughlin replaces Bubon as board treasurer
- SHS Norwegian Dancers’ spring break tour took them to Arizona, Nevada
- Sullivan reelected president
- Sandhill collecting shoes for playground fundraiser
- A March visit from April
- ‘Comprehensive’ staffing study coming later this year, Onsagser says
- 'Guys and Dolls, Jr.'
- River Bluff presents ‘Guys and Dolls, Jr.’
- SHS presents musical spelling bee comedy
- 5-year federal grant, SASD plan aims to curb youth drinking, drugs
- Sandhill students place hand-made cranes around community
- ‘Nurtured Heart’ part of new approach to discipline at SASD