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A wall is up on the site of the new Harvest Intermediate School, where a lot of building activity is taking place. Construction is expected to be finished in fall 2021.

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Normally in May the high school band program announces their senior band awards during the annual Elmer McLaughlin Band Concert. With the concert cancelled this year, Principal Machell Schwarz announced the 2020 awards. Pictured, from left to right, are: Max Bashel, Patrick Gilmore Award; Be…

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The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Monday issued Education Forward, a guidance document for Wisconsin district and school leaders to use as they plan for a safe, efficient, and equitable return to school for the 2020-21 school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Throughout her career, Julie Wipperfurth has served as a speech/language pathologist at each of the schools in the DeForest Area School District in 34 years of service.

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Mike McHugh began his career in the DeForest Area School District as a high school English/social studies teacher. He went on to become a middle school assistant principal, and he has served as the district’s athletic and activities director for the past 20 years.

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The Dane County Equity Consortium, a representative body of the school districts across Dane County and beyond, is committed to creating equitable opportunities and taking collective action against the deep-rooted institutionalized racism present throughout our society and in our schools. As…

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Changes in school schedules in the DeForest Area School District are being considered for upcoming school years, as the addition of Harvest Intermediate School is expected to cause transportation challenges.

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DeForest Area High School held a drive-thru graduation ceremony on Saturday, June 6, for seniors in the circle drive area. Vehicles gathered in the parking lot beforehand. Graduates got out of their vehicles to receive frames for their diplomas, which were handed out at the next station, as …

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Windsor Elementary School teacher Jennifer Richardson was recognized for her entrepreneurial spirit in striving to meet their students’ distance learning needs during COVID-19.

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A number of individual students from DeForest are among 3,600 prospective candidates for degree attending University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee May commencement exercises rescheduled for Sunday, Oct. 10, in Milwaukee.

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Seniors at DeForest Area High School were able to pick up their caps and gowns on May 5 in the circle drive of the high school. They were distributed by Midwest Scholastic. Seniors were also able to give back books on that day. Above: Augusto De Freitas hands a book to an LMC aide. Below: Si…