DeForest Area High School is the recipient of a 2019 Wisconsin Advanced Placement Council (WAPAC) Pacesetter Award. The 2019 Pacesetter award is the result of the school’s student participation and performance on the 2019 College Board Advanced Placement (AP) Exams.
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.
A number of students from DeForest and Windsor were among the 3,100 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire students named to the spring 2020 Dean’s List.
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…
New graduation requirements are being implemented for students in the DeForest Area School District under the Redefining Ready and Academic Career Plan (ACP).
The coronavirus pandemic is making it even harder for DeForest Area School District officials to budget for the 2020-21 school year.
The data is somewhat old, but it offers evidence of African-American students in the DeForest Area School District being suspended at a disproportionally higher percentage rate than students of other races.
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.
More than 5,700 University of Iowa undergraduate, graduate, and professional students graduated this spring under extraordinary circumstances.
Two local students have been named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2020 semester at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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.
Pam Kluever taught first grade at Windsor Elementary School for the past 30 years. Before that, she was a first grade teacher at Pumpkin Hollow.
Joe Capaul taught speech and English at DeForest Area High School for 25 years and served as a forensics coach for several years. He’s also known as the public announcer and scorekeeper for boys’ and girls’ swimming for 25 years.
Several students from the DeForest and Windsor areas were recognized by the University of Wisconsin-Madison as being named to the Dean's List for the spring semester of the 2019-2020 academic year.
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…
The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point honored more than 2,660 undergraduate students for attaining high grade point averages during the spring semester of the 2019-2020 academic year.
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.
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 …
DeForest Area High School is being awarded a grant from The Compeer Financial Fund for Rural America, the Farm Credit corporate giving program.
Landmark Services Cooperative continues to sponsor the Norski Nibbles summer lunch program with a $3,000 donation dedicated to the purchase of fresh produce, honey, meat and dairy products from the DeForest Area Farmers’ Market.
Taylor VonBehren, of DeForest, was among nine local students to receive scholarships from the Dane County Dairy Promotion Committee through its scholarship program.
Windsor Elementary School teacher Jennifer Richardson was recognized for her entrepreneurial spirit in striving to meet their students’ distance learning needs during COVID-19.
Katherine Burgener, of DeForest, has earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.
Brian Fons, of Windsor, was named to the University of Utah’s Spring 2020 Dean’s List. Fons’s major is listed as Operations & Supply Chain BS.
DeForest’s Kylie Rogers has been named to the 2020 spring semester dean’s list at St. Norbert College. A minimum 3.5 grade point average is required for academic eligibility.
The outdoor spaces at Wee Care Family Childcare, located in DeForest, have been transformed, earning national recognition as a Certified Nature Explore Classroom from the Nature Explore program.
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.
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…
DeForest’s Julia Peterson, BS, Dental Hygiene, was among those recently awarded degrees from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Most of the work done so far in relation to the 2019 DeForest Area School District $122 million referendum has involved planning and design.