This post was sponsored by Paddock Lake Pet Services The following students were named to the Salem School Honor Roll for the third quarter of the 2013-14 school year: Eighth grade High honors: Kaitlyn Barningham, Becca Bell, Addison Borchert, Lauren Bucko, Meghan Capra, Joshua Engberg, Jonathan Filiatreault, Braden Gere, Colten Greenhill, Maggie Hillock, Michelle LaMeer, […]
The Salem School Board of Education is looking for community members to serve on the following standing committees of the Board: Buildings and Grounds Education Review Policy & Community Relations Finance Volunteers are asked to serve a two-year term. Committee meetings are generally held once a month. Please contact District Administrator David Milz at 843-2356 if […]
Salem School eighth grade award winners were announced at the graduation ceremony June 10. The 2014 award winners are: Student of the Year–Haley Trecker. Scholastic Award–Haley Trecker. American Legion–Siera Sieberth, Connor Stickels. SPEAK Award–Becca Bell, Braden Gere. Athlete of the Year–Becca Bell and Lauren LaPlant, Braden Gere. Daughters of the American Revolution–Mackenzie Maccaux. Merten and Meier […]
This post was sponsored by Paddock Lake Pet Services The following students were named to the Salem School Honor Roll for the third quarter of the 2013-14 school year: Eighth Grade High Honors — Kaitlyn Barningham, Becca Bell, Addison Borchert, Lauren Bucko, Meghan Capra, Joshua Engberg, Jonathan Filiatreault, Braden Gere, Colten Greenhill, Maggie Hillock, Michelle LaMeer, […]
Families gathered at Salem Grade School for the 5K run/walk. It began at 8:30 a.m. Fee was $10 for an individual, $15 for a family. The course went down AH, through Falcon Heights and down 256th Avenue by Salem Community Park. Teachers Jennifer Mitacek and Barb Holm explain why they are having the run/walk. […]
On May 1, 13 Salem School students attended the American Legion Law Day which was co-sponsored by the Kenosha County American Legion and the Kenosha Police and Sheriff’s Departments. All the seventh grade students had to write an essay in Social Studies on the topic “Crime Prevention…Who’s responsible?”. The seventh grade teachers then selected 13 […]
David B. Shortess, Salem director of Public Safety, has made the following announcement regarding restricted access to some roads this Saturday: The Salem Public Safety Office will be assisting the Salem Grade School with its’ 5k run/walk on Saturday May 31st from 7am-1200pm. In the interest of public safety there will be restricted access to CTH […]
The Salem School Family 5K Run/Walk will take place Sat. May 31. Start time will be 8:30 a.m., with check in time from 7 to 8:20 a.m. Fee: $10 Individual or $15 Family Proceeds will go to the purchase of school supplies, benefiting Salem families in need and Salem classrooms. More information available here. A registration form is available here.
Several Salem School students participated in the St. Baldrick’s event to raise money to help fight childhood cancer. Pictured are: Glen Dittmer, William du Chemin, Nolan du Chemin, Benson du Chemin, Nick Trecker, Jacob du Chemin, Dylan Fulton, Alex Rubenacker, Spencer Cain, Nick Haerter, Dennis Grubb, Trey Maccaux.
As part of a project to encourage writing, Jane Fahey’s fourth grade class at Salem School has been connecting with pen pals from Italy. The students from Italy made carnival masks and sent these masks for Salem students to wear. The photo above shows Fahey’s fourth grade class wearing carnival masks from their Italian pen pals.
Shane Gerber, whose 9 years on the Salem School Board officially ended April 27, issued the following statement to the community: I would like to say THANK YOU to the electors of the Salem Grade School Community. Thank You for electing me to serve on your behalf for the last 9 years. Thank You to […]
Salem School is celebrating Dr. Seuss and Read Across America Week with many fun and special reading activities. Principal Ben Walshire read a book to students called “Mr. Tanen’s Ties.” This is a story about a school principal who wears silly and fun ties every day until someone tells him to only wear blue ties, […]
Salem School is hosting a Salem Family 5K Run / Walk on Saturday, May 31. The event is being organized by Salem teachers and the Staff Wellness Committee. Local businesses and the school’s health insurance provider are sponsoring the run / walk. Other activities will take place in addition to the run / walk. There […]
Neither hail nor pouring rain nor thunder nor wet grass kept these intrepid egg collectors from the swift completion of the hunt. The Westosha- iwanis Egg Hunt took place at its scheduled time and place in spite of the weather. The Salem fire engine horn was sounded and they were off, the field looking colorful […]
Salem School held its Annual 5th Grade DARE Graduation on Friday, Feb. 28. Deputy Ray Rowe, Sheriff Dave Beth, District Administrator David Milz and Principal Eileen Bruton were guest speakers. The fifth grade students and teachers were awarded gifts and certificates for all of their efforts. DARE teaches students how to resist drug and alcohol […]
The Westosha-Salem Kiwanis Club will host its Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 12. Line-up starts at 11:45 a.m. The whistle to start the hunt goes off at noon sharp! The event is open to all children ages 2 to 10 west of I-94 in Kenosha County. It will be held at Salem Grade School, Highways AH […]
Former Salem Grade School and Central High School student Elena Anderson recently visited Salem School and presented to the students how important reading and math are in her Explosive Ordinance Disposal role in the US military. The students were fascinated by her stories and experiences, and how a lifelong learning attitude can make a difference […]
Salem School officials are continuing to make it known that they object to a proposal for a Salem to Lake Geneva electrical transmission line route that goes along the school property along Highway AH. The 138-kilowatt line is being proposed by American Transmission Company to connect the Spring Valley Substation in Salem to a substation […]
This post was sponsored by Paddock Lake Pet Services The following students were named to the Salem School Honor Roll for the second quarter of the 2013-14 school year: Eighth Grade High honors – Kaitlyn Barningham, Becca Bell, Addison Borchert, Lauren Bucko, Meghan Capra, Joshua Engerg, Jonathan Filiatreault, Braden Gere, Colten Greenhill, Maggie Hillock, Alexander Klugiewicz, Michelle […]
All Salem School Fifth Grade students had an opportunity to write a DARE Essay that explained the importance of the DARE Program and how it will help them remain drug free. A winning essay was selected from each classroom. Congratulations to (from left above): Jillian Adams, Grace Krueger, Jessie Jahneke, Back: Maggie Skinner.
Salem Grade School students recently participated in a Square 1 Art fundraiser coordinated by art teachers, Brittany Stalker and Ashley Goy. All proceeds benefited The Sharing Center, a local food pantry and resource center in Trevor. Each grade level, kindergarten through sixth grade, began by creating a unique piece of artwork. Families could then order […]
Salem School held its 2014 School-Wide Spelling Bee Tuesday. A field of 48 third through eighth grade students were up on stage to begin the competition and, by the end of the evening, seventh grader Nick Haerter earned the title of 2014 Spelling Bee Champ.
The following Western Kenosha County school districts have announced they are closed Tuesday due to continued expected extreme wind chill readings: Brighton School. Bristol School. Central High School. Lakewood School. Paris School. Randall School. Riverview School. Salem School. Trevor-Wilmot School. Wheatland Center School. Wilmot Union High School. Westosha Head Start CESA #2. Note: We will […]
The following Western Kenosha County school districts have announced they are closed Monday due to expected extreme wind chill readings and the potential for whiteout driving conditions: Bristol School. Lakewood School. Paris School. Providence Catholic School. Randall School. St. Alphonus Catholic School. Salem School. Trevor-Wilmot School. Wilmot Union High School. Riverview School, Brighton School, Central […]
A motion to deliver a Preliminary Notice of Non-renewal to district Administrator David Milz did not even come to a vote Tuesday at the regular School board meeting. Instead the motion, made by board President Jack Niccolai, died for a lack of a second. More than 75 people attended the meeting, including a large turnout of Salem […]
The Randall School 8th Grade boys basketball team won the 16th Annual Comet Classic at Riverview School Saturday. Host Riverview finished second and Salem third. Participating were: Randall, Raymond, Trevor-Wilmot, Bristol, Riverview, Providence/St. Alphonsus, Wheatland, Salem. Here is a link to the completed tournament bracket. Note: Thanks to Kristy Barker for the photos and tournament […]
The Salem School Board will consider issuing a preliminary non-renewal notice concerning the contract of district administrator David Milz at two separate meetings scheduled for Tuesday night. First, the board will meet in executive session on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 6:30 p.m. specifically to discuss Milz’ contract, and to consider preliminary notice of non-renewal of […]
At 6:26 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue, Bristol Fire and Rescue, Town of Wheatland Fire Department and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of smoke and a burning plastic smell coming from Salem School. Dispatch says the report is coming from a neighbor. UPDATE 6:33 a.m. — Fire units on the scene report no […]
Members of Town of Salem Fire/Rescue trained Salem’s Safety Patrol Members in Adult and Child Hands Only CPR and AEDlast week. The students in grades 6 – 8 are selected to be members of the safety patrol. These students are leaders on and off of the school buses. Their presence helps to keep students safe. […]
At 2:54 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to Salem School for a report of smoke in the building. Per dispatch, a custodian at the school is reporting smoke inside and the smell of something burning near the south end of the school. UPDATE 2:58 p.m. — Bristol Fire and […]