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With the exception of the Waterloo School District office staff positions, the Waterloo School Board approved the 2019-20 support staff letters of intent during their reorganizational meeting, Monday, April 22.

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Information on parking lot configurations and pedestrian safety measures related to the upcoming Waterloo School District referendum were presented by Waterloo School District Administrator Brian Henning during the April 8 regular Waterloo School Board meeting.

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The Waterloo School District has released a new conceptual plan of the high school after the addition of a new gymnasium. The construction is slated to begin in May in front of the school building. The high school parking lot will be closed this summer as part of the construction area.

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Three Waterloo High School students qualified for national competition at the 2019 Wisconsin State Leadership Conference held in Green Bay April 8-9. The students include Makenna Holzhueter, Brenen Skalitzky and Kegan Skalitzky.

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The Marshall High School forensics team had a competitive and successful year. Students began competing in February and finished April 12 with a trip to state at the University of Wisconsin-Madison The team won second place for small teams at the Capitol Conference meet on Feb. 4 with Ty Dub…

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Waterloo Middle School seventh grade student Jens Novak played a flute solo at the Waterloo School District music program performance that was held during a recent Waterloo School Board meeting. Under the direction of Waterloo Intermediate-Middle School band teacher, Jennifer Diallo (in back…

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March for Two Pairs of Kettledrums was performed by Marshall High School students during the Brunch of Music held at the high school.

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Marshall High School student Brynn Frank sang Cloud-Shadows for the audience at the Brunch of Music.

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Josh Wehking, Hailey Erdman, Katelyn Petersen and Claire Huggett performed a saxophone quartet for the Brunch of Music event.

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Flutiest Gianna Dugan, Erin Virgil and Trinity Ruelas performed a menuet at the Brunch of Music at Marshall High School. The brunch gave the students performing at the state solo and ensemblel competition an opportunity to play before an audience.

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Marshall High School senior Van Schroeder sang “It’s Hard to Speak My Heart” from Parade at the Marshall Brunch of Music Feb. 16.

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Marshall High School Band Director Andrew Milock directed a flute ensemble during the Brunch of Music held in the high school cafeteria Feb. 16. It was sponsored by the Marshall Music Boosters. It was an opportunity for the students to perform before an audience the selection they prepared f…

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Several Waterloo High School choral students participated in the solo ensemble district competition in February. The students included, back row from left, Ashley Carabello, Mai Kawamura, Alyssa Baumann, Brianna Rounds, Joe Newton, Teddy Rowbotham, Cole Cooke, Caden Sullivan, and Brandon Spr…

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Caroline Hensler of Marshall played in a swimming pool of corn at the Marshall High School FFA and FFA Alumni’s annual pancake breakfast Sunday, March 24. Children had the opportunity to play with the corn, milk a life-size cow replica and look inside some chicken eggs. Proceeds from the eve…

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Several students at Waterloo Middle School and Intermediate School participated in the district solo and ensemble in February. The students included, back row from left, Brianna Cayce, Sabrina Killary, Evie Quamme, Karyn Boschke, and Justyne Wagner. Third row from left, Alisa Sheshina, Bryce…

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Mikayla Bakken, a 2015 graduate of Marshall High School and member of the Marshall FFA Alumni, flipped pancakes for the organization’s annual pancake breakfast Sunday, March 24. The breakfast was served in the high school commons. There was also a kids corner for children to explore agriculture.

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Several Waterloo High School band members participated in the state solo and ensemble district competition in February. The students included, in no order, Esmeralda Adame-Castanon, Andrew Battenberg, Samantha Battenberg, Ashley Caraballo, Kaitlyn Filter, Christina Forman, Kyle Fugate, Jakob…

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After nearly three years of planning and fundraising, the Marshall School Board took a crucial step for the E. Peck Animal Agriculture Learning Center to become a reality at its March 20 meeting.

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Marshall High School FFA and the FFA Alumni held its annual pancake breakfast Sunday in the high school commons. The menu included blueberry, chocolate chip and regular pancakes along with scrambled eggs, sausage and hash browns. Elizabeth and Lyle Handel enjoyed the applesauce that was serv…

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Waterloo High School National Honor Society (NHS) senior class members received their honor stoles during the recent Waterloo High School NHS ceremony held at the Waterloo High School. Back row from left were Britnye Vela, Ted Rowbotham, Brandon Springer, Gaberiel Zimbric, Ashley Caraballo, …

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Newly-inducted Waterloo High School National Honor Society (NHS) junior class members received their NHS pins during the Waterloo High School NHS ceremony held at Waterloo High School. Back row, from left were, Makenna Holzhueter, Sydney Schonhoff and Kerstin Hurd. Front row, from left, Lily…

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Gabriella Campos, member of the FFA Chapter of Marshall High School, is presented the Louis M. Sasman Award by Dick Hammerstrom, president of the Kiwanis Club of Downtown Madison. They are joined by the FFA Chapter Advisor Paula Bakken. The Sasman Award is given annually to an outstanding st…

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Waterloo Elementary School second-grade student Emma Crave presented information to the Waterloo School Board on what she likes about her classroom flexible seating options during the March 11 Waterloo School Board meeting. A variety of flexible seating options are available to students to u…

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The mayoral appointment of Mike Tschanz as the city of Waterloo deputy clerk/treasurer was approved by the Waterloo Common Council during a brief regular council meeting held earlier this month.

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Waterloo High School’s technical education program has expanded its program with two new computer numerical control (CNC) machines.

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Information regarding the State of Wisconsin Department of Justice (WisDOJ) School Safety grant and its use towards a Waterloo School District intercom project were presented by Waterloo School District business manager Sharon Peterson and network administrator Cory Calvert to the Waterloo S…

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Students in the Waterloo FFA Chapter drove had the opportunity to drive their tractors to school on Wednesday, Feb. 20 as part of National FFA Week. This tractor sat alone in the high school parking lot while the area received another snowfall.

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The Marshall Music Boosters sponsored its annual Brunch of Music and Fine Arts Showcase Saturday, Feb. 16 in the Marshall High School commons. Marshall High School instrumental and vocal students performed. Artwork created by high school students was on display. Marshall Music Boosters is an…

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One hundred percent of Marshall’s kindergarten and first grade students have met goals for English Language Arts (ELA) and math, Director of Instruction and Pupil Services Brian Sutton reported at the Feb. 20 school board meeting.

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Chloe Sier was named Waterloo’s Intermediate and Middle School champion in a spelling bee.

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At the Marshall School Board’s Committee of the Whole meeting Feb. 13, the members discussed the district’s continued safety needs, examined a draft of the evaluation process for the district administrator, reviewed the spring referendum and discussed makeup snow days.

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Referendum design development plans were reviewed and tabled pending further information and clarity by the Waterloo School Board during their meeting Feb. 11.

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Waterloo will send 10 high school students to the 2019 Wisconsin FBLA State Leadership Conference on April 8-9 in Green Bay as determined by their outstanding performance at the Regional Leadership Conference held at DeForest High School on Saturday, Feb. 2.

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Waterloo High School sophomore Brenen Skalitzky was elected as Region V vice president at the FBLA Regional Competition on Saturday, Feb. 2. Region V is the largest FBLA region in the state with more than 1,000 members competing.

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The Marshall FFA sponsored a chili tailgate on Friday, Feb. 1 in the Marshall High School commons before the Marshall versus Waterloo boys’ basketball game. The meal included homemade chili, bread, a baked item and milk. Serving up the chili were FFA members Aubrey Schlimgen and Jacob Chadwi…

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The Waterloo School Board approved a resolution awarding the sale of $7.2 million in general obligation corporate purpose bonds during a special school board meeting Monday night, Feb. 4.

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With the Marshall school board’s unanimous approval of two resolutions at its Jan.16 meeting, it is official that the district will have a referendum on the April 2 election.

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Information, statistics and data regarding the recent Waterloo School District Department of Public Instruction report card were presented to the Waterloo School Board during the Monday, Jan. 14 regular school board meeting.

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Moving forward on plans to construct a new gymnasium and renovate its fitness center, the Waterloo School Board Thursday night, Dec. 20, approved the schematic budget for the project.

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American Family Insurance agent Larry “Smokey” Anderson, along with his staff, presented books to the Waterloo Elementary School to be given to students in 4K through fourth grade. The educational books are all different and are tailored for each grade level. Anderson also presented books to…

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The Waterloo fifth and sixth grade band students presented a winter concert Tuesday, Dec. 11 in the high school gym. The band is under the direction of Jennifer Diallo.

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Marshall High School freshman Mikey Kowski’s first-year experience is unlike most new students. Instead of being an unknown person, everyone now knows who he is and finds the freshman, who is battling leukemia, an inspiration.

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The Waterloo Middle School held its winter concert featuring the school chorus and band on Thursday, Dec. 13. Members of the chorus include back row, left, Yareli Perez and right, Cassandra Valle. Also singing were, front row, left, Taylor Noel and Ashley Batz.

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According to referendum survey results, Marshall School District Administrator Dr. Daniel Grady reported that the community favors supporting an operational referendum of $1.25 million for each of the next three years. Grady made the report at a school board Committee of the Whole meeting Dec. 12.