Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Sparta Area School District

Monday, July 15, 2019 - 10:18am
Sparta Area School District’s Director of Business Services Leah Hauser addressed the Policy, Finance and Facilities Committee regarding discussion to contract with Building Solutions out of the Milwaukee area to audit the costs on the district’s building projects. Hauser explained she looked...
Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 10:37am
At Tuesday night’s meeting, the Sparta Area School District’s Curriculum/Instruction, Co-Curriculars & Personnel Committee had a discussion regarding Sparta High School’s closed campus policy. Several parents, including Brad Treu, were at the meeting to voice their concerns about their high-...
From left, Ethan Anderson, Evan Goff, and Brady Towne earned 8th place honors at the National FBLA Leadership Conference in San Antonio, TX. Contributed photo
Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 5:00am
Sparta High School's Ethan Anderson, Evan Goff, and Brady Towne earned 8th place honors at the National FBLA Leadership Conference in San Antonio, TX last week.  They competed in Management Information Systems, which is a two-part event consisting of a collaborative test and role-play presentation...
Monday, July 8, 2019 - 8:30am
Sparta Area School District Superintendent Dr. Amy Van Deuren felt the school board should be aware of the district’s staff turnover rate and the reasons behind why staff are leaving. “I felt this merited a little more discussion to kind of wrap our heads around the facts and what’s going on with...
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 10:14am
Sparta Area School District’s newest busing company, Southwest Bus Service, is officially up and rolling. Southwest began helping the district earlier this spring with some athletics trips but officially started transporting students enrolled in summer school mid June. In late January, the school...
Students at Innovations STEM Academy get to participate in a wide array of fun yet educational activities such as launching hot air balloons. Grants similar to the $10,000 WRCCS Mentor Program grant help further education in charter schools like STEM. Contributed photo.
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 10:24am
The Sparta Area School District Curriculum/Instruction, Co-Curriculars & Personnel Committee recently recommended the full board approve the participation of Innovations STEM Academy staff and governing board in the Wisconsin Resource Center for Charter Schools (WRCCS) Mentor Program. The WRCCS...
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 9:47am
As the 2018-19 school year comes to a close, the Sparta Curriculum/Instruction, Co–Curriculars & Personnel Committee heard an annual report from Principal Diane Everson-Riley regarding Sparta Charter Pre-Kindergarten and all of their successes this school year. “We’ve had a great school year,”...
The City of Sparta and Sparta School District reached an agreement last week for the city to purchase Lakeview Elementary School, which it plans to renovate into a new police station. Pictured are, from left, Police Chief Dave Kuderer, Co-City Administrator Mark Sund, Sparta School Superintendent Dr. Amy Van Deuren, Sparta Mayor Kristen Gust and Co-City Administrator Todd Fahning. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Monday, June 10, 2019 - 10:03am
In a widely anticipated transaction, the Sparta School District accepted a $225,000 offer from the City of Sparta last week on Lakeview Elementary School. The city plans to use the school, located on Pine Street and Rusk Avenue at the entrance to Memorial Park, for a replacement of its antiquated...
Sparta High School’s production of Cinderella won two Jerry Awards. Spirit Award recipient Michael Krpan, who played Prince Topher, will perform during the awards show this coming Sunday. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller.
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 9:56am
The Overture Center in Madison recently announced a list of The Jerry Awards recipients for the 2018-19 season. Within the 98 productions around the state in 92 communities of varying sizes and theater programs with varying budgets, Sparta High School’s production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s...
Sparta School District Superintendent Dr. Amy Van Deuren delivers a few remarks at the ground breaking ceremony for the Herrman Elementary School being constructed north of West Division Street off Hwy. 27. Herald photos by Pat Mulvaney
Monday, May 20, 2019 - 10:57am
It may have hit a few snags along the way, but the Sparta Area School District's new Herrman Elementary School is officially under construction. School board members, district administrators, teachers and students were all on hand last Friday, May 17 for a groundbreaking at the site located north...


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