Scientists from Promega Corporation visited River Bluff Middle School this month, helping students learn more about DNA extraction. Through the partnership, volunteers from Promega help students understand scientific concepts, equipment and skills by going through the process of extracting D…

Learning how to speak German and how to influence a room of buyers to make a sale are two distinct skill sets.


From hosting events promoting physical fitness and healthy snacks, to a fresh salad bar in the school’s cafeteria, Sandhill Elementary is becoming well known for its focus on physical well-being.

Just hours after police shot and wounded a student brandishing a gun at Waukesha South High School, Stoughton Area School District administrators and board members held their annual safety update.

Fox Prairie third grade teacher Emily Daino is in her first year as a full-time teacher after filling it at the school last spring as a long-term substitute. Once a month, she meets with Stoughton Area School District mentor teacher Chris Keenan to either observe her classroom, or the two wa…

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.

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