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As the Waunakee High School Class of 2020 celebrates the completion of their K-12 education virtually in June, their pictures will be hung on street-pole banners allowing the entire village to honor them.

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The Waunakee school district has announced that summer school will be held remotely this year, following guidance released by the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) last week.

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The annual Waunakee High School Scholarship Drive went virtual this year due to COVID-19, but it is still ongoing.

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The Waunakee school board has decided to postpone its referendum planning until late summer, realigning work with a timeline which would conclude in an April 2021 vote.

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High-school seniors have forgone countless extracurricular activities this semester, due to the closure of schools and their facilities. Among them were scheduled musical performances.

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When Elly Ranum graduated with her Doctor of Medicine degree from the UW-Madison’s School of Medicine and Public Health May 8, she was carrying on a family tradition.

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Waunakee High School has been ranked the top high school in the Madison metropolitan area, following a review of more than four dozen schools in the region.

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The Waunakee school board debated Monday on ways to proceed with its referendum planning during a reorganization and budget meeting. While some pushed for a June survey, the majority of board members favored postponing it.

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The coronavirus pandemic has quashed momentous ceremonies and annual events this spring, and perhaps no one feels the loss as deeply as high school seniors, who looked forward to an important rite of passage at their graduation in June.

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Waunakee High School grad Nick Osen became a production assistant with ESPN in January. Three months later, he has begun producing full segments on SportsCenter.

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Many teachers choose their profession because they love young people and enjoy being around them. But during a pandemic while following Safer at Home orders, interaction with students is lacking, and separation is far from ideal.

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The Waunakee school board discussed its referendum timeline last week, debating whether planning efforts should resume this spring or be postponed until the fall.

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Pete Gunderson, left, and Matt Gunderson said the COVID-19 pandemic and safer-at-home order have created a new normal for funerals for the time being. From extra caution when being called to hospitals, nursing homes and hospices to planning services with families over Zoom and Facetime, staf…

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The Waunakee Community School District has announced its fourth-quarter Staff Recognition Award winners. Receiving recognition are Brian Borowski, Amy Frank, Herb Haubrich and Sarah Wendorf.

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Today, the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands (BCPL), the agency that manages the Common School Fund, made a special distribution of $5.25 million in additional aid for public school libraries to address distance learning needs during the COVID-19 public health emergency, the state treas…

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James Wallis from Waunakee, who is studying Marketing at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, was part of the American Marketing Association International Chapter of the Year title win.

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Each year, Waunakee High School marketing instructor Sandra Meinholz receives a Wisconsin DECA Officer Application to forward on to her DECA team officers in case they’d like to run for state office.

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This Village of Waunakee Village Board Meeting will be held as a live virtual meeting due to the State of Wisconsin’s Safer At Home Order. The public can participate in one of four ways:

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While high schools across the state are unsure about whether graduation ceremonies will be held, the Waunakee Tribune is preparing to publish a salute to the class of 2020 in any case. We understand that our high school seniors deserve this after their years of hard work and dedication as students.

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Waunakee school board member Mike Brandt shared a letter from school district administrator Randy Guttenberg with the Facebook group, Waunakee Can We Talk, Friday indicating a school bus driver has "reportedly tested positive for COVID-19 (Coronavirus)."

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The Waunakee Tribune and Chamber of Commerce hosted a public forum at the Village Center last week, to hear the views of candidates running in the upcoming election.

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Students learning to speak English sometimes come to Monique Mobley just as they’re getting used to the new school they’re attending – their classes, teachers, buildings and fellow students.

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State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor issued a statement Friday regarding the Wisconsin Department of Health Services order under the direction of Gov. Tony Evers.

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The Waunakee Community Cares Coalition and Waunakee school district staff hosted a Hidden in Plain Sight program for parents at the Middle School and High School March 9 and 13. Parents had a chance to explore a teenager's bedroom and learn to spot indications of drug, alcohol are vape use, …

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All across the nation, school districts are celebrating Music In Our Schools month. This year’s theme is “Music Changes Lives.” Here in Waunakee, we celebrate a community that supports the arts and collaboratively shares the joy of making music both in the schools and in the community. This …

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Parents of students attending Madison Country Day School were informed March 12 that spring break would be extended, and online learning would be used in a response plan to COVID-19 concerns.

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Students in Sophie Wagner-Marx and Mandy Longtin’s seventh- and eighth-grade art classes check out their classmates’ artwork published in the March 5 edition of the Waunakee Tribune’s Kidz n’ Design special section. The students created advertisements for Waunakee area businesses.

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Three candidates have thrown their hat in the ring for school board this year. Two candidates, Joel Lewis and Joan Ensign, are in a race for the seat representing the town of Westport and cities of Madison and Middleton.