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In the 2018-19 school year the 4K program in the School District of Milton moved from multiple community sites to just one at Small Wonders Learning Center, 880 McEwan Lane. Here, on the second floor, the school district had five classrooms and a shared space in the center. West Elementary a…

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The School District of Milton Friday announced two finalists for the position of interim superintendent. The human resources committee met with administration on Thursday, June 13, and reviewed a list of candidates interested in serving as the interim superintendent for the upcoming school year.

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Past students, former teachers and school board members gathered to celebrate Northside Intermediate School's 25th Anniversary Friday. 

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Following the recommendation of the Human Resources Committee, the school board on May 29 voted 7-0 to seek an interim superintendent for the next school year. Superintendent Tim Schigur has resigned and at the start of the new school year (July 1) will no longer be employed by the School Di…

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Following the May 1 announcement that the School District of Milton superintendent and director of administrative operations would resign at the end of the school year, School Board President Joe Martin on June 6 told the Janesville Gazette and the Milton Courier that none of their 19 follow…

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In July, the School District of Milton will be without someone who has a school business administrator license from the Department of Public Instruction. Director of Administrative Operations Jerry Schuetz resigned and Director of Business Services Mary Ellen Van Valin retired earlier this y…

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The Milton High School Class of 2019 will send 273 graduates across the stage all wearing red gowns Sunday. In past years, girls primarily wore red and boys primarily wore black. The school colors are red, black and white.

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The Milton board of education approved a 2 percent base wage increase for administrators and a 2.44 percent base wage increase for teachers. The board also approved the 2019-2020 master agreement with the Milton Education Association. All actions took place May 13 at Milton High School.

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On Tuesday the school board approved 2019-2020 open enrollment applications for the School District of Milton. That includes 61 students enrolling in the district and 90 enrolling out of the district. Of the 61 enrolling in the district, 19 attended schools in School District of Milton in 20…

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In July the School District of Milton will be without Superintendent Tim Schigur, Director of Administrative Operations Jerry Schuetz and human resources administrative assistant Susan McCarthy, who resigned. Director of Business Services Mary Ellen Van Valin retired earlier this year.

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Applications for an unexpired term for appointment to the Blackhawk Technical College Board will be accepted until 4 p.m. on June 12, according to Russ Podzilni, Chairperson of the Blackhawk Technical College Board Appointment Committee, and Chairperson of the Rock County Board of Supervisor…

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After Superintendent Tim Schigur is gone at the end of June, the School District of Milton Human Resources Committee is looking to have an interim superintendent for one year.

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Understanding how sex traffickers of children and youth operate, identifying victims and learning how to help were among topics discussed during a forum held Wednesday, May 15, at the Milton City Hall, 710 S. Janesville Street. 

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The advanced placement program of U.S. Government and Politics at Milton High School gives students an analytical perspective on government and politics in the United States. At the end of the school year, students present what they have learned during a research fair, which is scheduled 7-9…

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School District of Milton Superintendent Tim Schigur and Director of Administrative Operations Jerry Schuetz signed a resignation agreement and a waiver/release of claims on April 26. School Board President Joe Martin signed those agreements on April 30, and the next day he announced their r…

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Should the School District of Milton stick with its recent reorganization? That’s one of the topics that the Human Resources Committee looked at Thursday. The committee meets monthly in the school district administration building.

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Almost 25 percent of students in grades 9-12 in the School District of Milton said they had vaped in the last 30 days.

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Rogers and Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!” is the first show Julie Marquardt has directed at Milton High School. And, she said she hopes it is not the last.

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Monday’s Milton school board meeting opened with the oath of office for recently elected school board members. New school board member Rick Mullen went first and was followed by returning board member Mike Pierce.

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As she did with the first stipend investigation report, former School District of Milton Director of Business Services Mary Ellen Van Valin offered comments in the form of an augmented response presented with the report.

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In a March 20 supplemental investigation report, Attorney Lori Lubinsky, a partner at Axley Law Firm in Madison, offered recommendations for the school board. That report was released Friday, April 19, by the School District of Milton.

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Huffman Facility Development of Cambridge will serve as the School District of Milton’s owner representative for the referendum construction projects. With a 7-0 vote, the board gave its approval with the expectation that all trade packages will be bid out, bids will be sealed, and at least …

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Milton Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) students have qualified to represent Wisconsin at the FBLA-PBL (Phi Beta Lambda) National Leadership Conference, which will be held between June 24 and 27. This year’s event will be held in Texas. Among students selected for that honor are mem…

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Who will replace Mary Ellen Van Valin, the recently retired School District of Milton director of business services?

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In the School District of Milton, voters chose two school board members: newcomer Rick Mullen and returning board member Mike Pierce.

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At approximately 2:15 p.m. Tuesday, a situation involving adults not affiliated with Milton Middle School developed in the parking lot area at the front of the school. Several members of local law enforcement (including Milton Police Department and the Rock County Sheriff’s Office) were call…

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The $59.9 million referendum on the April 2 ballot is a capital referendum. The referendum was approved by the board of education with a 7-0 vote in January. The goal is to improve facilities by reducing overcrowding in classrooms and replacing the failing pool. Improvements will be made to …

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Milton High School teacher Nicholas Manogue was one of five individuals honored as a recipient of the 2018 Governor’s Financial Literacy Award. Manogue was honored on March 21 by Gov. Tony Evers in a ceremony at the State Capitol.

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Four candidates are running for two at-large school board seats in the School District of Milton.

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The attorney of School District of Milton Director of Administrative Operations Jerry Schuetz issued a statement in a news release Monday saying they are looking into potential legal claims related to the release of his personnel records, as well as statements made about Schuetz online and t…

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An independent, third-party investigator concluded school board president Tom Westrick violated board policy when he, in effect, approved an increase of compensation (a $10,500 stipend) for Milton school district superintendent Tim Schigur. (At a previous school board meeting, Westrick said …

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Janesville residents Aaron and Gretchen Kingsley doubled the number of children in their family when they adopted two teenage girls from the Ukraine less than 10 months ago.

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Editor’s note: This article is timely as the asbestos abatement portion of the Milton High School pool project will take place from March 22 (after 3 p.m.) to March 31 (spring break).

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After the grand march and crowning of the prom king and queen on April 13 at Milton High School, students will head to the Pontiac Convention Center in Janesville.

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Editor's note: This is a lengthier version of the weather-related story we had on Page A3 this week.