Students in Lake Mills are adjusting to a new kind of norm when it comes to school work. Whether students go back to school or not this school year is unknown, but that doesn’t mean they can’t go on a few virtual field trips while doing school work at home.
The Lake Mills Area School District will officially start online learning on March 30. Llast week all students in the district had the opportunity to pick up needed materials and the technology they will need for the foreseeable future.
His message is to try. Lyle Logemann, National FFA Vice President spoke with Lake Mills FFA members Friday, March 13, saying FFA changed his life and made him into the person he is today.
Gerilynn Rohrer, educator in the Lake Mills Transition Program and Nate Sievert, teacher at Lakeside Lutheran High School were selected by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction in collaboration with the Wisconsin Army National Guard, and the Wisconsin Association for Middle Level Ed…
The Lake Mills Board of Education removed a resolution from the table and approved the laude system at Lake Mills High School to replace the current class rank system starting with the class of 2024 at a meeting Monday.
Citizen Advocates for Public Education will be holding a School Board Candidate Forum on Wednesday, April 1 at the Lake Mills High School library from 7-8 p.m. The forum will be moderated by Steve Bower.
Read Across America was started in 1997 by the National Education Assoiation. It is a day to celebrate the joys or reading and promote reading in many different places. The event is celebrated March 2, Dr. Seuss's birthday. Dr. Seuss authored and illustrated over 60 children's books.
Lakeside Lutheran High School is pleased to announce that senior Gilbert Haw, son of Steve and Heidi Haw, Lake Mills, has been named a Finalist in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. This distinction places him in the top 1% of participants in a process sponsored by the National Mer…
A $10,000 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation 2020 Student Initiative Scholarship was presented to Katelyn McGurk, senior at Lakeside Lutheran, at a recognition luncheon hosted by Herb Kohl, Wisconsin philanthropist and businessman. McGurk plans to attend Martin Luther College, New Ulm, Minn., …
Tech Savvy 2020 will be held Saturday, March 14, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the UW-Whitewater campus. Girls in grades 6–9 will experience the excitement of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) careers through hands-on workshops led by professional women in STEM fields. Tech Savvy is…
The Lake Mills Area School District will be holding a Developmental Screening on Friday March 6, from 8-9 a.m. at the Lake Mills Elementary School. Developmental Screenings provide a free developmental check for children ages 3 to 5 years old.
Agriculture classes aren’t what you remember from high school. In the 84 years since FFA was founded in Lake Mills classes have evolved with time and technology.
Lakeside Lutheran High School has announced its 2020 Badger Boys and Girls State representatives. The boys selected to represent Lakeside Lutheran at the 79th session of Badger Boys State at Ripon College from June 13-20 are Will Jorgensen, son of Mark and Nancy, McFarland, and Devin Splinte…
The Lake Mills Area School District will host a dedication celebration and tours at Lake Mills High School on Saturday, Feb. 22, beginning at 3:30 p.m. in the Library Media Center.
The Lake Mills Board of Education tabled a proposal by the administration of Lake Mills High School to approve a laude system at the school until the full board is present at the next meeting in March.
The Lake Mills Area School District has evacuated students from all schools after receiving a concerning phone call late this morning. All students and staff are safe.
Total enrollment in Wisconsin schools declined for the fifth straight year in 2018-19, while the student population is becoming more diverse due largely to steady growth in the number of Hispanic students, according to findings of the Wisconsin Policy Forum’s 2019 School DataTool.
Looking for a self-directed project this semester that can lead to prizes, mentoring and live connections to the business world? The 17th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest will accept entries online for the 2020 competition until 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31.
State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor announced her decision Monday not to run in the 2021 election for state superintendent of public instruction. Gov. Tony Evers appointed Stanford Taylor to the office in January 2019, and her term ends July 2021.
Three candidates will appear on the ballot for the Lake Mills Board of Education in February for the primary election, but one of the candidates does not plan to run.
You know the phrase, ‘Breakfast is the most important meal of the day,’ but do you and especially your kids actually eat it? According to a survey of moms done by Kellogg’s, 40% reported their school age child does not eat breakfast daily.
Lakeside Lutheran High School will host a formal/semi-formal dress resale open to the public on campus Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Most of the proceeds will go to support the school’s upcoming spring and summer Operation GO mission trips.
Olivia Olson of Lake Mills, has been named the Wisconsin state winner of the 2020 GROWMARK essay contest for FFA members. The theme of this year’s contest was “Describe the ‘Farmer of the Future.’ What tools or skills will he or she need to be successful?”
Madison College-Fort Atkinson is now accepting new student registrations for spring semester classes. Spring offerings include training in several specialized healthcare areas, including Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Phlebotomist and Specimen Processor and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).
School property taxes across Wisconsin are rising by more than $220 million on December 2019 tax bills, which suggests—when combined with increases in county and technical college district levies—that Wisconsin residents could see their largest property tax increase in a decade, according to…
The Lake Mills Area School District Board of Education has received 22 applications for the district administrator vacancy the board reported at its regular meeting Dec. 9.
Landmark Services Cooperative (LSC) is looking forward to hosting interns again for the summer of 2020. The internships will run from May until August and will be within several divisions throughout LSC’s trade territory.
The Lake Mills Area School District Board of Education asked the public to weigh in Nov. 20 on what they would like to see in the next district administrator of Lake Mills public schools.
David Klein, son of Angela Hobbs and Paul Klein, has been selected as Lake Mills High School’s “Good Citizen”. This contest is sponsored annually by the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship. The Fort Atkinson-Eli Pier…
The Lake Mills Area School District received an exceeds expectations rating according to school district report card data released by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction on Tuesday. The district’s overall score was 80.5 or four out of five stars for the 2018-19 school year.
Lake Mills Elementary School held their annual Veterans Day Appreciation Assembly. After the assembly, Clarence Bean Warren George American Legion Post 67 Commander, Ron Zambriski, center, presented a check for an annual donation of $1,000 to Theresa Schroeder, right, Lake Mills Elementary S…
State Sen. Scott Fitzgerald, R-Juneau, participated in Lakeside Lutheran’s program honoring veterans in Lake Mills Wednesday morning. Fitzgerald delivered remarks to the audience and spoke with veterans in attendance. “Serving my country in the United States Army Reserve was the greatest hon…
Due to the upcoming retirement of the current District Administrator, Pamela A. Streich, the Lake Mills Area School District Board of Education is conducting a search for its next district administrator.
Wisconsin’s results on the 2019 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), also known as the Nation’s Report Card, remained statistically unchanged for public school students in tested subjects and grade levels, in a year when the nation saw significant declines on three out of four…
The Lake Mills Area School District Board of Education approved the district’s budget Monday night and a lower tax levy than was originally anticipated at the annual meeting in July for the current school year.
Teachers’ salaries in Wisconsin averaged $51,469 for the 2017-2018 school year, the 33rd highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed by the National Education Association (NEA).
MADISON — For the first time since the Department of Public Instruction has been conducting the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), comparable, county-level data is now available across the state.
Online applications for the 2020 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Excellence Scholarship can now be submitted at www.kohleducation.org. A total of 100 students will be chosen to receive $10,000 scholarships from among all applicants throughout the state.
The Lake Mills Area School District Board of Education has started its search for a new superintendent. The board hired Wisconsin School Consulting for $8,000, Monday to perform the search that should be wrapped up by the end of February 2020.
New data shows energy use in Wisconsin schools, including those in the Lake Mills Area School District, is decreasing and school district collaboration with FOCUS ON ENERGY® is helping drive that decrease. That relationship has also given districts the data they need to save more energy and …
Lakeside Lutheran High School announces its Homecoming activities and events for 2019, beginning with all-school activities on Monday, Sept. 23 and ending with a dance on campus the evening of Saturday, Sept. 28.