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Salem School celebrates Read Across America Week

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 family 5K Run / Walk is May 31

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 […]

Westosha Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt 2014 coverage

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 holds DARE graduation

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 […]

Westosha Kiwanis Egg Hunt is April 12

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 […]

Salem graduate speaks to students about skills

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 pressing for change in ATC transmission line path

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 […]

Salem School Honor Roll first quarter 2013-14

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 […]

Salem School DARE essay winners recognized

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 School art project raises money for The Sharing Center

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 […]

Nick Haerter wins Salem School spelling Bee 2014

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.

School closure announcements for Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014

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 […]

School closings for Monday, Jan. 27, 2014

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 […]

Effort to not renew Salem School district administrator contract fails

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 […]

2014 Riverview School Comet Classic results (photos)

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 […]

Salem School Board to consider preliminary non-renewal notice for district administrator

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 […]

Units responding for burning plastic smell at Salem School

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 […]

Salem School safety patrol learm CPR from Salem Fire/Rescue

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. […]

Units responding to Salem School for smoke

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 […]

Salem School October 2013 Students of the Month announced

The following Salem School students were selected as Students of the Month for the month of October: Taylor Lopatka, Isabella Cook, Monica Teumer, Robert McCharen, Hailey Warren, Tristin J., Wil Skaggs, Ashton Sumwalt, Madeline Nulph, Katelyn Hannah, Jacob Stollings, Zoe Shanaver, Eddy Jahneke, Michael Juarez, Anthony Goldsworthy, Olivia Hinze, Adam Kordecki, Lina Mack, Haley Trecker, […]

Units responding to Salem School for medical call

At about 1:55 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to Salem School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is a 12-year-old male who is feeling dizzy.

Salem School observes Fire Prevention Week 2013

Fire Prevention Week was observed at Salem School last month. Town of  Salem Fire/Rescue personnel came to the school and did some activities with students including students going through the Smokehouse, observing how quick a fire spreads, learning proper procedures of when one encounters a fire, and a poster contest focusing on kitchen safety. Kenosha Fire […]

Salem School Sept 2013 Students of the Month anounced

Salem School has started a Student of the Month program this year for 3rd through 8th grade students at the school. Each month classroom teachers will submit their Student of the Month selections to district administrator David Milz. “The premise is to select students who have demonstrated positive achievement through academics and/or behavior,” Milz explained. […]

Salem School PTO shows appreciation for bus drivers

The Salem School PTO showed its appreciation for the bus drivers that transport district students by serving the drivers a doughnut and juice breakfast at the Dousman Transport Co. terminal in Wilmot Wednesday morning. The PTO also sponsored a drawing for a $25 gift card for the drivers.

Randall earns Westosha Conference girls softball title

Note: This is a contributed photo and post. — DH The Westosha Conference girls softball tournament was played at Central High School on Sept. 30. The Randall Wildcats played the Salem Falcons during the first game and came out with a 4-3 victory. On the other diamond, Raymond defeated Riverview 14-0 to advance to the […]

Units responding to Salem School for alarm

At 2:35 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a supervisory alarm at Salem Grade School, 8828 Antioch Road, Salem. UPDATE 2:37 p.m. — Units standing down. False alarm, dispatch reports. UPDATE 2:39 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports this was a scheduled fire drill.

Blood drive scheduled for Salem School on Oct. 16

BloodCenter of Wisconsin is asking Kenosha-area residents to save the day by donating blood at its upcoming drives in October. A drives is scheduled for: Salem. Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Salem Grade School. For an appointment, call Jennifer Meier 262-843-2356 x208 or visit www.bcw.edu/salemgrade. E The patient you help […]

Salem School PTO bake sale to benefit apartment fire victims

Proceeds of Salem School PTO’s first bake sale of the year on Thursday will be donated to a special fund set up by The Sharing Center to benefit the families that have been displaced from their homes by last week’s Camp Lake apartment complex fire. The Bake Sale will take place after school during the […]

Salem School residents OK lease of softball fields to Lightning

Salem School District residents present at a special meeting Tuesday unanimously approved a 10-year lease with Lightning Youth Athletics. In exchange for priority use of the fields by Lightning softball teams, the school district will get considerable improvements to the school’s four softball fields at no cost to the district. The school’s boys and girls […]

Salem PTO makes donation to restore Accelerated Reader

The Salem PTO presented a donation of $6,574 to money Salem School Board this week. The money will fund the Accelerated Reading Program and Star Reader Program for the school. The money came from from fundraising by the Salem PTO last year with donations from the Salem School community and local businesses that supported the […]

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