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Thu
11
Nov

Little Chute bringing musical comedy Sister Act to stage


A very deep and talented group of young ladies at Little Chute High School means the school is bringing a woman-domnated show, “Sister Act” to the stage this week.
Sister Act: A Divine Musical Comedy comes to the Little Chute High School auditorium on Nov. 11, 12, and 13 at 7 p.m.
Wed
03
Nov

Little Chute School Board approves budget, tax levy

The Little Chute School Board approved a final 2021-22 general fund budget of $19,418,519 with $4,491,825 levy and a 7.21 mill rate last week. 
The total represents a $845,207 decrease from last year. A $100,000 property will pay $721.49, a $150,000 property will pay $1,082.23, and a $200,000 property will pay $1,442.97.
Wed
03
Nov

Kimberly School Board votes to alter masking policy

The Kimberly Area School District Board of Education voted to alter the district-wide masking policy at last week’s regular meeting.
In a 6-1 vote, board members voted to make masks optional for students in grades seven through 12, beginning Nov. 1. On Jan. 3, masks will be optional for grades 4K through 6.
Wed
03
Nov

Kaukauna board of education approves reduced mill rate

The Kaukauna school board approved a $7.04 mill rate for the 2021-22 tax levy at last week’s meeting, down from $8.49 for the 2020-21 tax year. The state government is giving school districts greater state aid, but has capped the revenue limit, causing the large decrease in the mill rate.
Wed
03
Nov

Kimberly students participating in INCubatoredu program


Brian Roebke photo/Kimberly High School students (from left) Devin Goetsch, Samuel Oestreich, Abigal Hutchinson, and Luke Odgers discuss their idea with mentor Sydney Hummel at a recent Mentor Day for the INCubatoredu class.
Kimberly High School students in the INCubatoredu program recently had a Mentor Day in school, where they got feedback on their plans to build a business.
Wed
27
Oct

Evans named Kimberly High School student of the month


Raianna Evans
Raianna (Ray) Evans was named the Kimberly High School Student of the Month for October.
The daughter of Marcus Evans said her favorite subject in high school has been “100 percent my business classes.”
Wed
27
Oct

Kaukauna, Kimberly musicians part of WSMA State Honors Concerts

After an intense audition, a hybrid summer camp and rehearsal process, 403 of the finest young musicians in Wisconsin are about to unite for the peak of what could be the most rewarding musical experience of their lives – the Wisconsin School Music Association High School State Honors concerts.
Wed
27
Oct

Werner gives activities report to Kaukauna school board


Brian Roebke photo/Kaukauna High School Activities Director Nate Werner presented the school’s activities report for the 2021-22 school year at the last board of education meeting.
Thu
21
Oct

Buchanan Badgers 4-H Club holds September meeting

By Payton Gucwa
Reporter
The September meeting was held on Monday, Sept. 13, at 6:34 p.m. Members with September birthdays were recognized. We had 154 percent volunteer at the dairy bar at the 2021 Outagamie County Fair. 
Thu
21
Oct

Catholic schools see increased enrollment for 2021-22

While Catholic schools across the country have experienced a decline in enrollment due to the pandemic, the Catholic schools in the Diocese of Green Bay have experienced one of the largest increases in enrollment. Between 2020 and 2021, overall, there was a 4.8 percent increase in enrollment. 

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