Central HS students selected for Tri-State Honors Band

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Central High School band students William DeGoey, Maggie Hillock, Abby Luellen, Eric Lehman, Zoe Shanaver and Melissa Wilkinson were selected for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Tri-State Honors Band Festival on Feb. 9-10.

The Central strudents rehearsed with approximately 80 students from Wisconsin, Illinosi and Iowa and performed a concert.

The guest clinician was composer Andrew Boysen Jr.

Central HS District administrator Pierce retiring

R. Scott Pierce.

R. Scott Pierce, Central High School District of Westosha district administrator, is retiring.

Pierce’s retirement was accepted by the School Board Tuesday.

From a news release from the school issued Wednesday morning:

The Central High School District of Westosha School Board, at their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, accepted the retirement request of District Administrator Dr. R. Scott Pierce. Dr. Pierce has been in education for 45 years. He joined Central in 2008. His retirement will be effective December 31, 2018. Under Dr. Pierce’s leadership, a successful referendum passed with upgraded athletic facilities built. The school building also has had several efficiency updates, including updates to heating, air conditioning, lighting, and security. The Board of Education would like to thank Dr. Pierce for his dedication and hard work while supporting the parents, students, and staff of our district. We also wish him the very best in his retirement.

Flood update: Fox approaching 13 feet; flood warning extended

The Fox River measured 12.91 feet at 5 a.m. as measured at the New Munster gauge, well above flood level of 11 feet and approaching the designated moderate flooding level of 13 feet.

The current level would rank 7th on the historic crests listed by the National Weather Service for the gauge. The NWS forecasts a crest of 13.5 feet at midnight, Thursday.

The NWS flood warning has been extended to 6:45 a.m.

There’s no new rain in the forecast for Wednesday. The high temperature will be much cooler than recent days, reaching 32.

UPDATE 8:20 a.m. — 7 a.m. reading was 13.07.

Spring Election 2018: Results in Salem Lakes trustee primary

Salem Lakes held a primary election Tuesday to narrow a field of seven trustee candidates to six for the April 3 election.

Here are some early results with 1 of 3 polls reporting:

  • Dennis Faber 155 (23%)
  • Ron Gandt 108 (16%)
  • Amee Janus 98 (15%)
  • Bill Hopkins 90 (14%)
  • Laura Francart 87 (13%)
  • John M. McEntegart 59 (9%)
  • Joe Wade 57 (9%)
  • Write-In 11

UPDATE 8:24 p.m. — With 3 of 3 polls reporting what may still be incomplete results:

  • Dennis Faber 546 (22%).
  • Ron Gandt 398 (16%).
  • Bill Hopkins 348 (14%).
  • Amee Janus 339 (14%).
  • Laura Francart 333 (13%).
  • Joe Wade 245 (10%).
  • John M. McEntegart 242 (10%).

UPDATE 10:29 p.m. — Above totals appear to be final, unofficial votes. If they hold, McEntegart would be eliminated from the April ballot.

Deaths Feb. 20, 2018: Alcinda W. Kordecki

This post sponsored by Westosha Floral.

The following deaths of local residents and those with local connections are being reported by funeral homes today. Click on name to see obituary/service information:

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Units responding for fire in Silver Lake

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At about 6:14 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a fire in the 400 block of North Cogswell Drive in Silver Lake.

Per dispatch: This reported as a flames in a garage.

UPDATE 6:18 p.m. — Dispatch reports this is a propane heater, not a fire. Responding units returning to quarters.

Fox River over flood stage; flood warning extended

The Fox River is over flood stage as measured at the New Munster gauge.

At 3 p.m., the river was at 11.13 feet. Flood stage is 11 feet.

The National Weather Service has extended duration of the flood warning for the area to 9:45 p.m.

The NWS also has adjusted its crest forecast slightly at 13 feet at noon Thursday.

Randall School administrator gives referendum presentation to Twin Lakes Village Board

Randall School District administrator John Gendron gave a presentation Monday to the Twin Lakes Village Board concerning the April 3 school referendum questions at the board’s regular monthly meeting.

The school district will have two questions on the ballot, a $5.5 million dollar capital referendum and a non-recurring operational referendum to exceed the revenue limit by $675,000 per year for three years.

District officials say the operational referendum is needed because of continued reductions in school funding and the facility upgrades are needed for students and the community.

Passage of both referendums will cost a taxpayer of a $200,000 home $88 per year or $7.33 per month, district official estimate.

Here is video of Gendron’s presentation from Monday, including him fielding a few questions from board members at the end:

A word from our sponsors: St. Alphonsus Parish fish boil March 2

St. Alphonsus Parish is hosting its second Lenten fish boil on Friday, March 2, from 4:30 to 8 p.m. at St. Alphonsus Parish Center, 6211 344th Ave,
New Munster.

The fish boil features all-you-can-eat boiled fish, potatoes, onions, carrots, coleslaw, bread, dessert, milk and coffee. Grilled cheese sandwiches are also served. Carryouts are available.

Ticket prices: Adults (12 & older) $12.00, children (ages 4-11) $6.00, ages 3 and under free.

For more information call St. Alphonsus Parish at 262.537.4370.

Deputy responding to flood road report in Wheatland

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At about 7:40 a.m., A sheriff’s deputy is investigating a report of flooding in Wheatland.

Per dispatch: Report is that water is over Highway W in about the 5200 block.

Fog advisory extended

The National Weather Service has extended its fog advisory to 8 a.m. Tuesday.

Visibility during this time may be less than a quarter mile.

The persistent rain also has prompted a flood warning.

Flood update: Flood warning issued; Fox rising

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Fox River in Western Kenosha County.

The river at the New Munster gauge was measuring at 9.52 feet at 4 a.m. Flood stage is 11 feet.

The current forecast says the river could crest at 12.9 feet early Thursday morning.

A quarter to half inch of additional rain is expected Tuesday, with a high temperature of 48. Precipitation may change to include  freezing rain, sleet and maybe some snow Tuesday night.

Also, the NWS has extended its dense fog advisory until 8 a.m., Tuesday.

Spring Election 2018: It’s Primary Election Day!

It’s Spring Primary Election Day today for non-partisan offices.

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Salem Lakes has a primary election for village trustee, with the field of seven candidates to be narrowed to six.

Statewide there is a primary for Supreme Court justice.

 

Note: westofthei.com will be providing results of the races above as soon as they are available tonight. Check back! — DH

Deaths Feb. 19, 2018: Judith A. “Judie” Bohn, Mary J. Rhoades, Phyllis Mary Kovach

This post sponsored by Westosha Floral.

The following deaths of local residents and those with local connections are being reported by funeral homes today. Click on name to see obituary/service information:

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A word from our sponsors: Wisconsin Emissions Testing available at Wilmot Auto Service

wilmot-auto-exterior-2011-webNote: Wilmot Auto Service is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH

Wisconsin Emissions Tests can now be done at Wilmot Auto Service.

The test is free to you. Call 862-6300 for an appointment. Hours are Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 7:30 to 11 a.m.

Wilmot Auto Service, Inc is an independent auto repair shop and has earned the Blue Seal of Excellence Recognition as prescribed by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence, (ASE), a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of vehicle repair and service by means of voluntary testing and certification for automotive repair and service professionals.

Dwayne & Cindy Garwood are the owners and Dwayne is an ASE Master technician and has been in the automotive repair business for over 25 years, 16 of these years have been in Wilmot. Dwayne’s grandpa Harmon Garwood started Wilmot Auto Service in 1951. They are celebrating 67 years in business. He employs ASE certified and ASE master technicians. Dwayne’s commitment to you has always been to offer the highest quality, honest and friendly auto service.

Wilmot Auto Service offers a variety of services like alignments, brakes, tires, timing belts, check engine lights and state inspections. They can be reached at 262-862-6300. They are located at 11307 Fox River Rd. Wilmot, WI 53192 with the BP gas station in downtown Wilmot. www.wilmotautoservice.com

Dense fog advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory that is set to extend into Tuesday morning.

Visibility may be less than a quarter of a mile in some instances during this period.

The advisory is set to expire at 6 a.m., Tuesday.

UPDATE — The advisory has been extended to 8 a.m., Tuesday.

Units responding for crash in Paddock Lake

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At about 4:02 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at 246th Avenue and Highway 50 (75th Street) in Paddock Lake.

Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. One injury being reported.

Units responding for smoke in Bristol

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At about 3:41 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Paris Fire and Rescue, Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of smoke in the 18200 block of 93rd Street in Bristol.

Per dispatch: Caller reporting white smoke coming from a detached garage.

UPDATE 3:46 p.m. — Bristol command releases all responding units except a single engine.

UPDATE 3:52 p.m. — Command reports to dispatch that incident was not a structure fire.

UPDATE about 4:03 p.m. — Command terminated; all remaining units returning to quarters.

Flood watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County.

Multiple rounds of heavy rain Monday and Tuesday is what has forecasters concerned. From the watch statement:

We have an existing icy snowpack with high moisture content and the ground is still deeply frozen. One to 2 inches of rain falling on these surface conditions is an ideal setup for efficient and rapid runoff. This could cause smaller rivers and streams to reach flood stage.”

The watch is scheduled for 9 p.m., Monday through 6 a.m. Thursday. However, the forecast for the For River at the New Munster gauge does not show a crest of 12.8 inches until noon Thursday.

The latest local NWS forecast calls for rainfall of .25-2.25 inches of rain from Monday through Tuesday night.

Temperatures will be warm Monday and Tuesday with highs of 44 and 54 respectively. After that, temperatures are expected to slip back into the 30s.

 

 

Units responding to crash on I-94

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At about 9:38 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Newport Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the southbound lanes of I-94 near the Highway 165 interchange.

UPDATE 9:39 a.m. — Dispatch says a deputy on the scene reporting two people injured.

Word from our sponsors: Genoa City Predators Baseball & Softball to hold in-person registration Feb. 18

Note: Genoa City Predators  is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH

Genoa City Predators Baseball & Softball be hosting in-person registration for the 2018 season at the Westosha
Sports Complex in Silver Lake on Feb 18 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Batting cages will be open to any GC players during registration thanks to the Westosha Sports Complex. You can also register online at
www.genoacitypredators.com.

Come check out the NEW Genoa City Predators!

Salem Lakes to host polka night Feb. 24

Salem Lakes is hosting its Inaugural Polka Night on Saturday, Feb. 24 from 6-8 p.m. at Salem Lakes Village Hall.

All skill levels are welcome. There will be light refreshments and The Derrick Ziegenbien Band will provide the music.

All ages are invited; admission is free.

The event is hosted by the Salem Lakes Park Commission.

Salem Lakes Village Hall is located at 9814 Antioch Road, Salem.

A word from our sponsors: Feb. 18, 2018 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

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Here are open houses being hosted today by Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty (click the links below for more information):

7940 Fredricksburg Ct 201, Bristol

4605 352nd Ave, Burlington

310 Park Ave, Twin Lakes

745 4th Ct, Silver Lake

11314 Bristol Rd, Bristol

Rain early next week could bring flooding

Graphic by Agata Urbaniak

The National Weather Service has issued a hydrologic outlook for our area for early next week due to persistent rain that could prompt flooding.

A 90 percent chance of showers or perhaps thunderstorms are in the forecast for Monday, Monday night and Tuesday, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. As much as 2 inches of rain could fall in that period.

The hazard, the outlook explains, is:

… an existing icy snowpack with high moisture content and the ground is still deeply frozen. One to 2 inches of rain falling on these surface conditions is an ideal setup for efficient and rapid runoff. This could cause smaller rivers and streams to flow out of their banks. Thunderstorms are also possible in the southeast. If heavy rain accompanies these storms, flash flooding becomes a concern.”

The Fox River as measured at the New Munster gauge has a flood stage of 10 feet. It was at 8.51 feet as if 5 p.m., Saturday.

Temperatures will be relatively warm during the outlook period with highs in the upper 40s and lows in the lower 40s.

Units responding to fire on I-94

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At about 7:19 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Newport Fire Department units are responding to a report of a vehicle fire in the northbound lanes of I-94 near the state line.

Per dispatch: State Patrol unit reporting the fire. State Patrol will attempt to put fire out with extinguisher.

UPDATE 7:24 p.m. — Dispatch says report from the scene is that driver is out of the vehicle. Fire unit arriving on scene reports fire appears to be out.

A word from our sponsors: Bruce Melling CPA can help you get ready for tax law changes

The new tax law known as “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017” was signed into law on December 22, 2017. The bill is more than 500 pages long,
and rewrites the Internal Revenue Code. Previous changes of this magnitude to the Code were passed in 1954 and 1986.

The new law takes effect January 1, 2018, so it will not affect your 2017 tax return. However, since every individual’s tax situation is different, it is very
important when preparing your 2017 tax return to know how the new tax law will affect your tax situation in 2018. In addition, new 2018 Federal Withholding Tables have been issued by the Internal Revenue Service. Careful tax planning is important to prevent “surprises” next year when preparing your 2018 tax return.

If you need assistance with your tax planning and preparation, Bruce Melling has more than 40 years of experience and is a licensed CPA in
Wisconsin and Illinois. You can read more about him at www.mellingcpa.com.

Central High School 2017-18 first semester honor roll

Note: This post sponsored by Subway of Paddock Lake and Twin Lakes. — DH

The following students were named to the Central High School honor roll for the first semester 2017-18 school year:

Straight A’s

Freshmen — Jillian Adams, Paul Capelli, Katelyn Hannah, Kayla Hartlaub, Layni Kennell, Grace Krueger, Juliette Lofty, Kelsi Santos, Jacob Seward, Abigail Sokoloskis, Kelsey Timko, Sara Tyszkowska, Shawna Vermilyer, Emily Wermeling.

Sophomores — Tyler Andrews, Seth Bayles, Kathryn Boyd, Ashlee Calkins, Ethan Chyla, William De Goey, Brian Deisher, Matthew Grenyo, Carson Meredith, Johnathan Myers, Monika Panszczyk, Rebekka Pelli, Keller Resh, Shelby Serritella, Zoe Shanaver, Polina Vyucheiskaia, Morgan Williams.

Juniors — Andrew Billman, Heidi Dittmer, Maria Grenyo, Kennedy Muff, Adam Simmons, Marie Tyree, Elizabeth Van Kammen.

Seniors — Jason Anderson, Paige Armbruster, Alexander Dawson, Miguel del Aguila, Stephanie Dopuch, Emily Houtz, Alexis Kelly, Zayin Knottnerus, Kai Kuebler, Lauren Lamey, Madison LeRoy, Colin Mast, Brayden Naef, Jarrett Reiter, Caitlin Salzeider, Adam Tatro, Haley Trecker, Kelly Wolkober.

High honors

Freshmen — Nolan Andrews, Dominic Arturi, Andrew Bailey, Abigail Balazs, Laura Beinecke, Olivia Bergmann, Bojana Bojanic, David Bonnes, Conner Buono, Evelyn Buono, Troy Christensen, Abigail Conrad, Hannah Coots, Teegan De Hamer, Joshua Delavan, Alexandra Denman, Noah Dufek, Dylan Eckhart, Alena Ekornaas, Emmarie Eppers, Danielle Esposito, Matthew Felske, Megan Fliess, Sophia Floss, Sean Fookes, Michelle Frahm, Thomas Francis, Amanda Gorsuch, Faith Grams, Joshua Greenwood, Lauren Haak, Colin Hall, Samuel Hardesty, Dylan Hartnek, Delaney Hawkins, Lorenzo Herrera, Samuel Hiemstra, Jessie Jahneke, Collette Jolly, Amardeep Kaur, Maya Klementzos, Allyson Knox, Lucas Koeppel, Aydan Kovachik, Andrei Kuvshinikov, Rylan Ladd, Micaela Lawlor, Jordan Lazarski, Megan Lejcar, Aidon Long, Alexa Luce, Anna Mac Intyre, Chase Malanowski, Daniel Masnik, Brynn Mc Neill, Edward Menarek, Alyssa Meyer, Valarie Meyer, Stephanie Mickelson, Antonina Miller, Ashley Miller, Madilynn Mitacek, Riese Mosback, Olivia Nahorniak, Sean Noonan, Madeline Nulph, Sydney Nys, Saralynn Parker, Benjamin Pelli, Edric Petrick, Victoria Platz, Valentina Rovella, Mackenzie Ruth, Julisa Sand, Fiona Schmeelk, Magnus Schroeder, Bryce Sekey, Benjamin Shane, Coral Shebenik, Madison Sheen, Noelle Sheen, Samuel Sladek, Jonathan Steinbach, Ashton Sumwalt, Anna Thompson, Roman Varty, Carly Vogelsang, Jalyn Warren, Olivia Webers, Jack Weis, Samantha Wilcox, Alexandra Wolf, Mikaela Wynhoff.

Sophomores — Grace Anderson, Alexis Arnold, Tyler Bannon, Grace Bendix, Yaritza Bermudez, Kenna Beth, William Brundage, Caitlin Cannon, Emily Carleton, Holly Carter, Tyler Carver, Samantha Ceisel, Ellie Christeson, Sydney Crowe, Kayla Daniels, Lauren Davis, Lorenzo del Aguila, Victoria Desimoni, Anastasia Doyle-Bruce, Caleb Drury, Garrett Edmonds, Carson Edquist, Kourtney Ellis, Cooper Ferruzzi, Grace Gement, Gavin Goldstein, Elizabeth Gorka, Katherine Hackeloer, McKenna Hall, Zachary Hanson, Colton Hauser, Madison Heck, Grace Henke, Hannah Hogan, Megann Holst, Myles Kazumura, Kevin Keating, Bryce Lardinois, Abigail Luellen, Julie Lynch, Paul Lynch, Sophia Lynch, Connor Mac Leod, Walker MacIsaac, Anthony Madrigrano, Maxwell Matushek, Madison Mc Kinney, Austin Mordja, Tanner Mordja, Jaden Morris, Connor Murray, Keith Myers, Hannah Nelson, Keara Noland, Carlie Odejewski, John Ortloff, Kayla Oswalt, Aaron Pecore, Maggie Pelli, Chloe Perri, Madeline Persino, Sarah Pohjola, Brandon Rivera, Tyler Rivera, Alexis Rothwell-Krebs, Massimo Rovella, Megan Sager, Priscilla Scaccia, Kayla Seno, Daniel Seward, Ryan Spafford, Brenda Torales-Macedo, Sara Turk, Kassidy Valarezo, Claudia Van Aken, Margaret Van Damme, Hannah Veium, Ronald Verhaalen, Joseph Wade, Ava White, Ellie Witt, Megan Witt, Eleanor Wright, Paige Wysiatko, Melissa Yule, Gabrielle Zagame, Grace Ziehm, Jenna Ziemelis.

Juniors — Joseph Alberth, Emma Anderson, Julia Arturi, Sara Backus, Savanah Bawden, Katelyn Bergmann, Kayli Bohr, Joseph Brenner, Robert Bullard, Spencer Cain, Zachary Cain, Tommasina Capelli, Paige Dawley, Anna Delisi, Twila Dovas, Eleanor Drosen, Brody Durkin, Rebecca Edwards, Sarah Fredrickson, Mackenzie Fricke, Ashlyn Friedrichs, Samy Greco, Kelsey Gross, Levi Hardesty, Imad Hashmi, Dana Herman, Kaitlyn Hill, Olivia Hinze, Sydnie Holmes, Haley Hovland, Dylan Hughes, Alexander Hutson, Abigail Jones, Sydney Juarez, Jefferson Kearby, Nicole Knoerr, Richard Koralik, Adam Kordecki, Cameron Krueger, Kelsey Kurylo, Amelia Kusch, Joseph La Forge, Reid LaBell, Claire Lawrence, Sierra Lee, Eric Lehmann, Braden Lejcar, Cameron Lord, Adelia Mahaffee, Brenna Maloney, Chloey Menarek, Benjamin Mickelson, Moritz Mueller, Riley Noonan, Luke Nosek, Jaden Ocasio, Joseph Ostergreen, Neha Patel, Javier Retana, Joyce Riphagen, Carina Rook, Alexander Salerno, Jamie Schoen, Brystal Schultz, Ryan Schumacher, Jennifer Sheen, Jessica Sheen, Laura Shoopman, Colette Smith, Echo Snell, Emily Springer, Trenten Stueber, Mary Teumer, Grant Thomas, Ashley Toomey, Nicholas Trecker, Daniella Viirre, Curtis Vineyard, William Vineyard, Kyle Vivian, Easten Wember, Eden Wember, Evee Wember, Paris Zamba, Megan Zeller.

Seniors — Aysiah Aguilar, Nura Al-Thani, Payton Armbruster, Nicholas Bakutis, Kaitlyn Barningham, Drew Bayles, Kaila Beaumier, Zachary Bell, Haley Beucher, Addison Borchert, Max Brown, Christian Cannon, Alexandria Carey, Andrew Colletti, Dillon Conhartowski, Brook Cooling, Collin Crisp, Haley Dawley, Madison De Boer, Heidi Deisher, Felix Desimoni, Rachel Drosen, Andrea Edquist, Jacob Ellerbrock, Kaitlynn Ellis, Joshua Engberg, Justin Fanter, Jonathan Filiatreault, Claire Fox, Nicholas Frederick, Braden Gere, Joey Gilliland, Rebecca Glassen, Katherine Grabarec, Samuel Grasseschi, Colten Greenhill, Shannen Griffiths, Michael Griswold, Danielle Gulliford, Brielle Gunderson, Jonathan Hahn, Haley Hassett, Anna Hebior, Emma Heller-Cavener, Maggie Hillock, Cole Hoffman, Paige Horrom, Brandon Horton, Tyler Huffhines, Jaden Jackson, Grace Jahnke, Kathryn Keller, Mickenzie Kennedy, Rylee Kennell, Kayla Kerkman, Khatarina Kramer, Kendall Krumm, Kaili Kucharski, Anna Kurzer, Michelle La Meer, Lauren La Plant, Chelsea Lamp, Jacob Lau, Samuel Le Febve, Joshua Leslie, Jon Luellen, Korin Madrigrano, Celina Mc Clellan, Robert Mc Nealy, Reid Mc Neill, Lindsay Meyers, Trevor Millhouse, Nicole Noble, Emma Olson, Jason Olson, Sierra Olson, Ashley Ostergreen, Olivia Owens, Austin Pelphrey, Kathryn Perri, Daniel Persino, Zoe Peters, John Polick, Nikole Poole, Molly Post, Hayley Potter, Keelin Richards, Soheila Roenfanz, Rosa Roloff, Caitlyn Romanski, Michele Rovella, Alexis Saad, Anna Sager, Nikolas Schaal, Breanna Scherer, Cassandra Schneider, Lillian Schnider, Rachel Senft, Siera Sieberth, Laura Silberschmidt, Matthew Smith, Logan Sperling, Ryan Sperling, Justin Spice, Alexa Stephen, Kristin Swatkowski, Aimee Trevino, Ben Vogelsang, Lindsay Weber, Francesca Weidner, Ashley Wells, Mason Welter, Reanna Wesinger, Sally Windler, Amelia Wohlbrandt, Brooke Wysiatko, Yasmin Zamora.

Honors

Freshmen — Logan Aiello, Alexis Austin, Mariyah Avilez, Courtnee Bader, Mathias Biehn, Carolann Bradley, Nolan Bruni, Sofia Bryan, Maximiliano Calzada, Jolina Clark, Zachary Colletti, Nicholas Dawley, Christopher De Long, Benjamin Durkin, Jordan Farnsworth, Camren Flegner-Kempf, Careressa Gaines, Nicholas Hassett, Aubrianna Henke, Grace Henningfield, Alex Hrupka, Shannon Hughes, Benjamin Hutson, Ryan Jackson, Hannah Jares, Emma Klinesmith, Ezra Klinzing Slatner, Benjamin Le Febve, Jenna Leslie, Matthew Lodarek, Madison Lopatka, Johnathan Lopez, Olivia Madrigrano, Adam Massie, Bradley Mc Manus, Kyle Mitchell, Maggie Oertel, Jeremiah Perrault, Dayton Pietschman, Isabelle Quintero, Olivia Rickert, Chantelle Schoolcraft, Maggie Skinner, Madeline Slutsky, Matthew Smith, Liliana Sobczak, Olivia Sperling, Christaina Stevens, Joseph Sullivan, Ryan Ultsch, Arianna Wilburn, Nathan Williams, Ava Wolcott, Caden Wyatt.

Sophomores — Gianna Aiello, Trinity Alexander, Jillian Argersinger, Emily Belmont, Harmony Blaim, Gage Bohr, Preston Bronson, Gavin Carlson, Jack Clothier, Teagan Coomans, Ryan Cuba, Jordan Dahlberg, Tyme Eppers, Kiley Erich, Charles Feeney, Gianna Giorno, Justin Gonzales, Otto Gross, Daniel Gulliford, Madison Harrison, Klarysah Hilaire, Andrew Hrncar, Hailie Kane, Bryce Kerkman, Kyle Kitterman, Hannah Kline, Vanson Kowalski, MacKenzie La Fave, Melissa Larsen, Kiley LeRoy-Stowell, Zachary Meyers, Jada Nelsen, Aaliyah Novitovic, Laiza Otero, Addison Parish, Paige Patton, Lindsi Patyk, Emma Pignotti-Wiberg, Makayla Pratt, Naomi Racas, Alyssa Rasch, Emma Rasmussen, Lucais Rhodes, Mia Rogers, Joseph Rossi, Joseph Schimian, Brett Schmadebeck, Adam Seybert, Cobra Shebenik, Colton Soto, Sarah Tatro, Alexis Tennyson, Ashley Ugalde, Tasia Vassos, Scott Werner, Nicholas Wiedmeyer, Eli Willoughby, Laura Winkler, Logan Ziegler.

Juniors — Megan Ager, Dylan Anderson, Natalie Anderson, Kaylee Bernardy, Abigale Birkholz, Anthony Brand, Hope Caya, Kennedy Cortes, Jessie Dahms, Logan Deegan, Amy Degner, Jason Eberle, Kathryn Farrell, Taylor Feltes, Morgan Fliess, Jade Fluger, Cameron Fonk, Gavin Ford, Noah Fox, Jared Gehrke, Christopher Gerber, Austin Glidden, Molly Grabarec, Codi Granner, Dylan Griffing, Nicholas Haerter, Katelyn Halladay, Jacob Hardesty, Hannah Jackson, Abigail Jones, Gabriella Kaebisch, Olivia Kazumura, Hanna Keisler, Brandon Kent, Hasan Khalil, Claire Koeppel, Alex Lois, Kyle Lois, Angelina Mack, Cory Miller, Dylan Miske, Jake Mueller, Emily Nightingale, Amba Nkabyo, Elizabeth Petges, Matthew Pham, Leah Pisani, Kaylie Redlin, Alexander Rubenacker, Triana Rudd, Braeden Schmidt, Colten Schultz, Jordyn Schultz, Nina Scott, Lauren Shane, Alyssa Stratton, Zane Sumwalt, Alexandra Tellez, Rebecca Tondi, Alexis Toney, Genevieve Van Kammen, Tyler Vernezze, Chase Warren, Jaeden Zackery, Samantha Zubor.

Seniors — Brianna Aylward, Mitzy Bermudez, Braden Beth, Cooper Brinkman, Lauren Bucko, Meghan Capra, Andrew Christensen, John Coari, Samuel Czaja, Luke De Bell, Kailey Duval, Tara Gement, Dennis Grubb, Sydney Gulbrandson, Zachary Hill, Jonathan Huddleston, Emma Huizenga, Kayli Humphrey, Josephine Hunter, Kate Husenica, Wylie Jackson, Zachary Jares, Jack Johnson, Jake Keisler, Trenton Kmiec, Alexander Kovachik, Makenna Lindsey, Veronica Lopez, Mackenzie Maccaux, Trey Maccaux, Nathaniel Martin, Alexander Mc Gonegal, Jaden Mc Kenna, Meghan Mc Nealy, Garrie Means, Taylor Mitchell, Connor Muff, Chelsa Perleberg, Melanie Petges, Kylee Plants, Diana Pulido, Matthew Quist, Nicholas Rasmussen, Alexa Raymond, Brianna Reid, Emma Slutsky, Cameron Spinler, Robert Steadman, Christopher Van Damme, Meg Walther, Jasmine Washington, Elise Wember, Jake Wilcox, Melissa Wilkinson.

Deaths Feb. 16, 2018: Albert John Follak

This post sponsored by Westosha Floral.

The following deaths of local residents and those with local connections are being reported by funeral homes today. Click on name to see obituary/service information:

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Bristol School Fine Arts Night is March 1

Bristol School is hosting its first Fine Arts Night on Thursday, March 1 from 6-8 p.m.

Over 40 artistic acts performed by students will be taking place. These will include anything from music, poetry, drama, dance, magic and much more. These will be on going throughout the evening.

The  larger gym will be filled with community members who will be sharing their area of art.  These include but not limited to:  Culinary Arts, Metal Art, Bakery, Florist, 3D printer, Costume Design showing a Star Wars storm trooper, landscape and building architect, fabric art and much more.

Stations designed by the PTA and led by parents and teachers will provide hands on art. One example is Kindness Rocks which can then be distributed throughout the county.

A gallery of art will line the walls as music in two locations pull people down the hallways towards the sculpture room.

This night is alternating with our Science Night Expo, which debuted in 2016 and continued into 2017.

Deal of the Day: Luisa’s $25 gift card half off

Have you heard about our feature at West of the I called Deal of the Day? It offers you great values on goods and services from local businesses. Here’s how it works. We offer a gift certificate or gift card from a local business for half price of its face value. For example, you get a $50 gift card but only pay $25 for it. Now that’s a deal! Our offering today is from Luisa’s Restaurant, 317th Avenue and Highway 50 in Wheatland. Luisa’s is the place for a taste of Italian & American cuisine. Known for their pizzas, their classic thin crust is legendary! For the hearty appetite they can prepare pan or stuffed pizza and they dare you to try to eat more than one piece! Luisa’s menu doesn’t stop at pizza. They also feature pasta dishes, sandwiches, burgers and more. Their Friday Fish Fry is a hit with the locals and be sure to check out the daily specials. Today’s offer is a $25 gift card which we are selling for $13.50 (includes $1 processing charge). Gift card must be used for eat in only.Full description of conditions is available here. It’s easy to purchase a Deal of the Day! Click the button below and you will be taken to PayPal’s site, where you can securely pay with a credit card or through your PayPal account. A PayPal account is not needed. We instantly receive notice of your purchase and we mail out the certificate usually the same day. Click the button to get your Deal of the Day!

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