Students at Stoner Prairie Elementary and Badger Ridge Middle School families picked up their belongings on Wednesday, May 20, that were left behind when schools were ordered to close abruptly in mid-March because of COVID-19 concerns.

Stemming from fears of the coronavirus spreading, the annual Wisconsin School Music Association State Solo and Ensemble festival went to virtual performances this year.

The Verona Press sent questionnaires to all of the Verona Area School District retirees about their tenure here. Six responded, with their answers below. If more respond, their answers will be added to our website at

Trimming the annual budget is going to get more difficult for the Stoughton Area School District if its board wants to maintain programming and ideal class sizes.

In the end, it didn’t quite add up to another state title, but the numbers don’t lie — Oregon High School’s mathematicians are again among the best in Wisconsin.

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