Sunday, January 26, 2020

Sparta Area School District

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 10:42am
Sparta aldermen’s approval Wednesday of the annexation of right-of-way property on West Division Street and Hart Road is being touted by the city as a money-saving opportunity for Sparta School District taxpayers, but the Town of Sparta sees it more as a land grab. The disputed right-of-way is...
Work continues at the new Herrmann Elementary School alongside Hwy 27. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 10:37am
As crews continue to make great progress at the new Herrman Elementary School and the project at Southside Elementary School is pretty much wrapped up, Sparta Area School District began discussions regarding phase three of its facility expansion project, which includes the remodels at both Lawrence...
Innovations STEM Academy students, from left, Alec VonRuden, Alex Anderson and Milo Everson-Riley roll out dough to make dog treats, which were donated to a local animal shelter. Contributed photo.
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 10:24am
Every year, for the past four years, students at Innovations STEM Academy spend some time making treats and toys for local animal shelters as part of a community outreach project. Eighth grader Christian Perez has been involved for the past three years. “It feels good to have the opportunity to...
From left: SHS Family Consumer Science Teacher Haley Woggon; SHS Senior Haydn Guns; Parents Jill and Chad Guns and Sparta Kiwanian John Winkelmann. Contributed photo
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 9:55am
Haydn Guns, Sparta High School Kiwanis Student of the Month, was selected for more than his prowess on the field, court and classroom, said his nominator, SHS Family Consumer Science Teacher Haley Woggon.   In her view academics and athletics seem  to be secondary to Guns. In her Family Consumer...
Classrooms throughout the Sparta Area School District recently received $30,000 worth of new books to help strengthen the literacy program, funded through a grant from the Department of Defense Education Activity. Contributed photo.
Monday, January 20, 2020 - 9:39am
Right now, the Sparta Area School District has two grants going concurrently that were funded through the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) grant program. The two five-year grants awarded the district $750,000 each for a total of $1.5 million.  With its proximity to Fort McCoy, SASD...
Sparta FCCLA member Kaitlyn Gilbertson displays one of the many dresses that will be available for purchase at the prom dress sale next weekend. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 9:29am
Prom season is just around the corner and for some it can be a little stressful trying to find a dress that they love that is also affordable. Sparta High School FCCLA is hoping to help reduce some anxiety by hosting a prom dress sale next weekend on Saturday, Jan. 25 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at...
Students at Sparta High School show off their random acts of kindness calendar. Contributed photos.
Monday, December 30, 2019 - 10:23am
It is a good time of year to be reminded every day that small and random acts of simple kindness can lift the spirits of both the giver and the receiver. As 2019 came to a close at Sparta High School, Vocal Music Director Camie Schneider placed a kindness calendar on a bulletin board located...
Ms. Wall’s class at Meadowview Intermediate is pictured the day of the frozen custard sale. Contributed photo.
Monday, December 23, 2019 - 9:36am
In late November, a Montessori student in Ms. Jodie Wall's class at Meadowview Intermediate School in Sparta lost everything in a house fire, including her pets and nearly lost her life.  During the early morning hours of Nov. 23, a fire began inside a two-story residence located at 302 Walrath St...
Six eighth graders at Meadowview Middle School, pictured from left to right; Brayan Ramirez, Brian Santiago Gomez, Imanol Aguilar Sanchez, Gabriel Aguilar Gonzalez, Yair San Juan and Diego Ramos Ramos have opted to mentor younger students after passing an advanced class. Contributed photo.
Monday, December 23, 2019 - 8:34am
Six eighth grade students at Meadowview Middle School have become invaluable mentors for fourth and fifth grade students at Meadowview Intermediate School. After the boys tested out of the high school level class, Spanish I, they qualified to enroll in Spanish II, however, the class is not...
Ali Amparo (left) and Josipa Kusak have been enjoying their time at Sparta High School. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 10:52am
Things have been going good, so far, for two foreign exchange students at Sparta High School. Both Josipa Kusak of Croatia and Ali Amparo of Mexico admit it was a little hard for them to adjust to the American lifestyle at first.  “It’s been really different. It was hard to adapt at first with all...


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