Saturday, October 31, 2020

Sparta Kiwanis Club

From left are Toni Robertson, March Kiwanis SHS Student of the Month Tanner Robertson, Darrell Robertson.
Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 9:47am
COVID-19 delayed awarding the Kiwanis Student of the Month on March 17 but did not lessen the well-deserved honor for Sparta High School Senior Tanner Robertson. His nominating SHS Social Studies Teacher Katlyn Buika described Robertson as a leader in her classroom, with a passion for education...
Sparta Kiwanian Tom Eddy, owner of Westside Wine & Spirits, represents one of the six Sparta businesses collecting monetary donations for Sparta’s two Food Pantries. Contributed photo
Monday, May 4, 2020 - 9:48am
The Sparta Kiwanis Club, with the help of six Sparta businesses, has launched a drive to collect monetary donations for Sparta’s two food pantries, the Ecumenical Food Pantry and Coulee Cap. Collection Cans are available at Hansen’s IGA, Citizens First Bank, Westside Wine & Spirits, Fast-Eddies...
Kevin Schmitz, SHS Kiwanis Student of the Month Lily Schmitz, SHS Instrumental Music Teacher Tarrie Thompson, Anje Schmitz, Marie Grewal and Kiwanian Jordan Wagner. Contributed photo
Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 10:17am
In her long-sleeved black sheath, Sparta High School Kiwanis Student of the Month Lily Schmitz looks more like a corporate executive than a sprinter and a scholar. In fact, Schmitz is both, and more—a singer, percussionist, language translator and a high-end academic achiever. SHS Instrumental...
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...
Left to right:   Kiwanian Bill Nussdorfer, Jacque Kroeger, SHS Student of the Month Jenna Kroeger, Danita Shea and SHS Business Teacher Julie Beyer. Contributed photo
Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 10:46am
Jenna Kroeger, in accepting the Kiwanis Student of the Month Award at the Club’s noon meeting Dec. 17,  referred to the personal and parental discipline that enabled her to participate in multiple extracurricular activities while excelling academically.  The SHS senior clearly welcomes new...
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...
Sparta Police Dept. Detective Andy Kuen
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 9:12am
Sparta Police Department Detective Andy Kuen wasn’t wearing a deerstalker’s hat nor carrying a magnifying glass when he spoke to Sparta Kiwanians at their meeting Tuesday, Sept. 24, but there was a 40-Caliber Glock at his hip. While he deals with crimes ranging from break-ins to homicide, Kuen said...
Nurse Practitioner Stacey Markuson
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 8:35am
When Nurse Practitioner Stacey Markuson talked about the long-range consequences of childhood obesity at the Kiwanis Club’s weekly meeting Tuesday, Sept. 17, some of the parents present wondered where they had stored those battered metal Roy Rogers lunch boxes. Markuson had referred to the Sparta...
From left, Sparta Kiwanis Club members  Reinhard Mueller, Neal MacCallum and Mark Sherin man the concessions at last week's final Concert in the Park. Contributed photo
Monday, September 9, 2019 - 10:29am
Summer staged an encore Aug. 28, at Evans Bosshard Park and didn’t lower the curtain until the sun went down. Sparta’s final Concert in the Park began with a fly-over from Fort McCoy and drew an estimated audience of 500, not counting lap dogs, Labs and Boston terriers. As the Pat Watters Band...
Left to Right, Girl Scout Troop 3270 Leader Julie Modjeski, Kiwanian Michael Bonello, Girl Scouts Kallie Modjeski and Leah Modjeski. Contributed photo
Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 9:35am
When Girl Scout cookie sales sweep through Sparta with the force of a wind storm they are doing more than adding inches to the waistline. Girl Scouts Kallie and Leah Modjeski, representing Troop 3270, told Sparta Kiwanians that cookie sale profits fund activities for seven local Girl Scout troops,...


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