Saturday, November 16, 2019

Sparta Area School District

Monday morning, during a Veterans Day Assembly, Meadowview Intermediate School Principal Mike Roddick, from left, and VFW’s National Teacher of the Year Bobby Schamens were presented a $1,000 check and award from former WI State Commander Gundel “Gundy” Metz, Auxiliary President Laurie Coffin and Post 2112 Commander Tracy M.L. Woodman. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 9:30am
The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) believe American youth deserve to learn about their country’s history, traditions and the role of veterans in creating and shaping America. The VFW Teacher of the Year award recognizes three outstanding teachers for their commitment to teaching patriotism to their...
Melanie Johnson, communications coordinator/grant developer for the Sparta Area School Distict is pictured with the Spectrum Award of Merit the district recieved at the Wisconsin School Public Relations Association annual conference Nov. 6-8. Contributed photo
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 9:18am
The Sparta Area School District (SASD) was recently honored by the Wisconsin School Public Relations Association (WSPRA) with a Spectrum Award of Merit for its work in school communications. WSPRA presented the Spectrum Awards at its recent annual conference, Nov. 6-8, in Oshkosh. SASD earned an...
Sparta Mayor Kristen Gust signs the Proclamation for DECA Week. Pictured sitting, from left are Nate Hellman, Naomi Noble, Mayor Gust, Valeria Pahuamba. Standing are Caroline Olson, Callie Ziebell, Austin Erickson, Ben Hellman.
Monday, November 11, 2019 - 9:30am
The 2020 DECA discount cards are now available! This year we have added four new businesses to the cards! With this, the 2020 DECA Discount Card has a total of 30 discounts. Discounts come from: Arenz Shoes, Family Restaurant, Culvers, El Vallarta, The Cotter Pin, McDonalds, Wayside Tavern, River...
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Monday, November 4, 2019 - 10:50am
Marie Nelson, a special education teacher in the intellectual disabilities classroom at Meadowview Middle School, says each and every one of her students is extraordinary and unique. “They are amazing kids. Every single day they teach me something new about myself and about the world around me,”...
This year’s cast for Mamma Mia! Cast. Contributed photos.
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 10:24am
Sparta Excalibur Players presents; Mamma Mia!, the smash hit musical featuring music from ABBA, tells the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the...
SHS Kiwanis Student of the Month Cole Wisniewski, flanked by his SHS Art Teacher Buck Engel, his parents Tom Wisniewski and Corina Koch and his step-dad Josh Koch. Contributed photo
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 10:15am
When 6-foot, 3-inch Cole Wisniewski’s name appears in area news media it’s usually about success on the gridiron—or in one of the other two major sports in which he excels. But SHS Art Teacher Buck Engel rates Wisniewski’s quality of character above his athletic and academic achievements. “It’s a...
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 10:26am
A few wrinkles surfaced at last weeks Sparta Board of Public Works meeting over a proposed no drop-off zone along West Division Street for the new Herrman Elementary School. The city is trying to prevent parents from dropping of their grade school children along the street when the school opens in...
Members of the Sparta Robotans, SASD’s first ever robotics team, were all smiles as they received what will be the chassis for their robot this season; the chassis was donated by Disruptive Innovation #6317 from Davenport, IA. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 10:02am
Due to the big efforts of a small group of individuals, Sparta Area School District now has a FIRST Robotics team appropriately dubbed the Sparta Robotans. Technology Education/Science Teacher Austin Lee started with the district five years ago and had been trying to get a robotics program up and...
Sparta School Board members include, from left: Ed Lukasek, Nancy Sikorsky, Josh Lydon, Julie Leis and Lee Culpitt. Absent are Mary Treu and James Rasmussen. Contributed photo
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 9:58am
The Sparta Area School District is joining school districts throughout the state to recognize their local education leaders during Wisconsin School Board Week Oct. 6-12. The commemorative week is an opportunity to recognize the contributions made by Wisconsin's school board members, including the...
Passersby on Highway 27 are able to watch the progress of Hermann Elementary as crews work diligently on the structure. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Monday, October 7, 2019 - 10:23am
Members of the Sparta School Board attended an informal meeting late last week, hearing from Craig Namyst of Market & Johnson and Tim Ruppert of HSR Associates, Inc. regarding the current updates on the school district’s building projects. As work at Southside Elementary comes to a close, the...

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