Saturday, September 19, 2020

Sparta Area School District

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 11:17am
The Sparta Area School District (SASD) received confirmation from the Monroe County Health Department (MCHD) this week regarding one additional COVID-19 case at Southside Early Learning Center.  At this time, MCHD is conducting contact tracing with the assistance of the SASD and will notify any...
Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 9:59am
Earlier this week, the Sparta Area School District’s Policy, Finance and Facilities Committee recommended the full board approve the 2020-2021 preliminary budget.  Director of Business Services Leah Hauser presented the preliminary budget to the committee, continually reminding them that there are...
Construction at the new Herrman Elementary School is complete and staff have been in the building this week, working hard to prepare classrooms for the return to school next week. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 10:24am
Schools are slated to open next week for the Sparta Area School District (SASD) and as the start of the school year quickly approaches, there are still a lot of questions on the minds of parents and families during this confusing and ever-changing situation.  Throughout its planning in the wake of...
Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 10:16am
School District of Cashton   Cashton schools plan to begin classes on Sept. 1 under guidance from the Center for Disease Control (CDC,) Wisconsin Department of Health Services and the Monroe and Vernon County Health Departments.  The district’s current plans offer flexibility between in person and...
Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 10:22am
Earlier this week, the Sparta School Board met as a Committee of the Whole to discuss policy changes regarding a return to school as well as plans moving forward in absence of the COVID Compass. On Aug. 5, the Sparta Area School District was informed by the La Crosse County Health Department that...
Monday, August 17, 2020 - 10:43am
The Curriculum/Instruction Committee for the Sparta Area School District recently recommended the full board approve the instructional plan for Sparta Virtual Learning Academy, (SVLA) which was presented to them by Director of  Teaching and Learning Jodi Brueggeman last week. SVLA is a high quality...
Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 10:53am
At a special meeting this past week, the Sparta School Board discussed the possibility of directing school administration to research tax relief options to the 2020 tax levy.  The discussion was brought forward by Board President James Rasmussen, who wanted the opportunity to point out a few...
Carys Sullivan
Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 10:38am
Laney Sullivan founded Sparta’s Ladles of Love program in 2016 as a senior in high school. Now, over four years later her younger sister, Carys, a junior at Sparta High School has taken the reins.  Ladles of Love, a soup kitchen in Sparta, originally began at the Barney Community Center in Sparta...
Monday, July 27, 2020 - 10:18am
“Everyone is trying to figure this out,” Sparta School Superintendent Dr. Amy Van Deuren told the Sparta School Board last Thursday as it met as committee of the whole to discuss policies for opening school. Van Deuren was referring to the COVID Compass guidelines for K-12 schools, which had been...
Monday, July 6, 2020 - 9:54am
July will be a busy month as the Sparta Area School District solidifies plans for school in September. The district is working with the Board of Education, staff, and families to develop plans to maximize safety and instruction with some degree of choice for families, while at the same time making...

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