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Local school districts have not decided on county’s all virtual learning recommendation

Western Kenosha County school districts have not yet made a decision whether to follow advice from the Kenosha County Division of Health to hold virtual learning from Nov. 23 through Jan. 4. On Monday, Kenosha County Health Officer Dr. Jen Freiheit said she is strongly recommending that all schools within the county — K-12, colleges […]

Agenda: Salem School District special meeting Nov. 3, 2020

The Salem School District Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the school’s Intermediate Library. The Board will vote to go into closed session pursuant to Wisconsin Statute§19.85(1)(f) Considering financial, medical, social or personal histories ordisciplinary data of specific persons which, if discussed in public, would be likely […]

Agenda: Salem School District budget hearing and annual meeting Oct. 27, 2020

The Salem School District is scheduled to hold a budget hearing and annual meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at the school. Livestreams of both meetings will be available here at meeting time. The budget hearing is set to begin at 5:30 p.m. The agenda includes a review of the proposed budget for the 2020-2021 school […]

Salem School 4K moving to virtual, two classrooms to quarantine after 2 COVID-19 positives

All Salem School 4K students will be moving to virtual learning and two classrooms at the school will quarantine after two COVID-19 positives within the school were identified, the school district and county Division of Health Service announced Friday evening. “Salem students, families, and staff have been amazing in their efforts to prevent the spread […]

Agenda: Salem School Board regular meeting Sept. 22, 2020

The Salem School District is scheduled to hold a regular school board meeting Tuesday starting at 7 p.m. in the Intermediate Library. Public Access to Allow for Social Distancing will be in the Large Group Instruction Room. Live Stream is available at Agenda items include: Appointment of Board Member to Fill Board Vacancy Until […]

Salem School Board seeking applicants to fill board vacancy

Salem School District board member Lisa Hinze has announced she is leaving the board. The district is seeking to fill Hinze’s seat by appointment until April 2021, when it is next up for election. Hinze has sold her house and is moving out of the district, said board President Dana Powers. Hinze’s resignation was addressed […]

Salem School administration unveils fall school plans

The Salem School District Board got a look at its administration’s plans for conducting school in the 2020-21 with anticipation of an ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The plan presented at a special board meeting Wednesday is just proposed at this point, said district administrator Connie Valenza. The board is expected to approve a plan at its […]

Agenda: Salem School Board special meeting July 22, 2020

The Salem School District Board is scheduled to hold a special board meeting on Wednesday starting at 6 p.m. Due to concerns related to COVID-19, public access to this meeting will be via Live Stream. You can access the livestream whent he meeting is underway here: The only business item on the agenda is […]

Salem School hires PK-5 principal

The Salem School District Board has announced the hiring of a new PK-5 principal. The following letter was posted at the school’s website Thursday: I want to share some exciting news about an addition to our Salem Leadership Team. The Board began a search for a new PK-5 Principal who could provide continued and supportive […]

Agenda: Salem School Board Personnel and Finance Committees joint meeting May 20, 2020

The Salem School Board Personnel and Finance Committees are scheduled to hold a joint meeting on Wednesday, starting at 3 p.m. The board will meet in the Innovation Center (Room 577). Public Access to allow for Social Distancing will take place in the Large Group Instruction Room. Agenda items include: 2019-2020, 2020-2021 Budget Updates WRS […]

Agenda: Salem School Board meetings April 28, 2020

The Salem School Board is scheduled to hold a series of three meetings Tuesday. All three meetings will be held with the audience in the Large Group Instruction room and the board meeting on the stage in the cafetorium at the school and also will be live streamed at The first meeting will start […]

Salem School Board hires district administrator

In the end, the Salem School Board didn’t have to go far to find a new district administrator. On Tuesday, the board hired interim administrator Connie Valenza for an additional two years to lead the district. Board President Dana Powers at a conference meeting Tuesday said that though the district found several good candidates through the […]

Agenda: Salem School District related meetings for April 14, 2020

The Salem School District has posted notices for three meetings on Tuesday, one for the Board of Canvassers and two special School Board meetings. The Board of Canvassers Meeting will take place starting at 9 a.m. A full agenda and meeting details are available here. The first special board meeting will start at 5:30 p.m. […]

Spring election 2020: Salem School Board results

Following are the results of the contested race for Salem School Board. There are two at-large seats to be filled. At 7:35 p.m., with 3 of 3 polls reporting what may be incomplete results: Incumbent Dana Powers 536 (24%) Jack Niccolai 473 (21%) Incumbent Ted Goergen 371 (17%) UPDATE 7:27 a.m., Tuesday — Complete unofficial […]

Spring Election 2020: Salem School District candidates Q&A

Voters in the Salem School District will be able to cast a ballot in a contested school board race on April 7 (or earlier with absentee voting). There are two seats to be filled, a one-year term and a three-year term. There are three candidates. The candidate with the most votes will fill the three-year term […]

Agenda: Salem School Board regular meeting March 26, 2020

The Salem School Board is scheduled to hold a regular board meeting on Thursday, March 26, starting at 7 p.m. Board meetings are typically held on the fourth Tuesday of the month in the LGI room. This meeting’s date and place has been changed to address concerns related to COVID-19 and to allow for public […]

Salem School student tests positive for COVID-19

A student at Salem School has tested positive for COVID-19 coronavirus, the school announced in a letter to parents dated Tuesday. The statement also was posted on the school’s website. Students and teachers likely in direct contact with the student will receive additional information, the letter says. You can read the entire letter here. As […]

Local schools keeping an eye on COVID-19 situation, but staying open for now

Western Kenosha County schools are preparing for the possible need to react to an outbreak here of COVID-19 (corornavirus), but are currently planning to stay open according to the school calendar. While there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Kenosha County, a state of emergency regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus)  was declared Thursday by County Executive […]

2019-20 Salem School second term honor roll

Note: This post sponsored by Bumper to Bumper Paddock Lake Auto Parts. — DH The following students were named to the second term honor roll for Salem School: High honors Grade 8 — Annika Anderson, Ella Anderson, Reese Beucher, Hannah Boyd, Coren Bracey, Maegan Carver, Leo Chen, Victoria Collins, Adam David, Grace Davy, Christos Dovas, […]

Agenda: Salem School District regular board meeting Feb. 25, 2020

The Salem School District Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting starting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the school in Salem. Among the agenda items are: District Administrator Search Report. Principal Retirement Request. School Psychologist Resignation. The full agenda is available here. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Units responding to Salem School for medical call

At about 4:22 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units responding for a medical all at Salem School. Per dispatch: Patient injured in a fall. Share94Tweet94 Shares

Salem School Board seeking community input on new administrator

The Salem School Board is seeking community opinion on the selection of a new district administrator. Interested community members can complete an online survey and/or attend a focus group to be held Wednesday at the school. From a news release from the school: Dana Powers, President of the Board of Education for Salem School District, […]

Units responding to medical call at Salem School

At about 12:43 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a medical call at Salem School. Per dispatch: Patient is conscious, but having difficulty breathing. Share13Tweet13 Shares

Salem School to host Veterans Day program Nov. 11

Salem School will conduct a Veterans Day program on Nov. 11, at 2:15 p.m. at the school, 8828 Antioch Road, Salem. The school would like to extend the invitation to all veterans. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, please contact Anna Nacker at 262-843-2356, ext. 125, or Judy Richter at 262-843-2356, ext. 645. Share4Tweet4 […]

Shane Gerber resigns from Salem School Board; nominees for appointee sought

The Salem School District is seeking applicants for people interested in filling a vacancy on the School Board. The vacancy on the board was created by the resignation of Shane Gerber. Gerber resigned from the board in a brief notification addressed to board President Dana Powers that said the Oct. 22 meeting would be his […]

Units responding to Salem School for crash

At about 8:24 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash at Salem School. Per dispatch: Crash involves two school buses in the parking lot. One may have backed into the other. Students were on the buses. No apparent injuries are being reported, but school officials […]

Dousman Transport Co. bus drivers tune up skills before school year

Bus drivers that work for Dousman Transport Co. out of the terminal in Wilmot tuned up their skills with a day of training at the Salem Lakes Fire Station No. 1 in Trevor last week. The bus drivers participated in a variety of training from classroom instruction to driving a course that tested skills such […]

2019 Westosha Kiwanis Egg Hunt is April 13

The Westosha-Salem Kiwanis Club will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 13. Line-up starts at 11:45 a.m. The hunt begins 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 and 83. Egg hunters […]

Spring election 2019: It’s election day!

Western Kenosha County residents will be going to the polls Tuesday to vote in the 2019 spring non-partisan election. Polls throughout our area open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. Here is a list of polling places. Here is a locator at the county wesbite that will tell you where you vote based […]

Spring election 2019: Salem School District operational referendum info

Voters in the Salem School District voters will be able to vote on a non-recurring operational referendum on April 2. The board is seeking to exceed the levy limit by $1.5 million to help support the 2019-2020 budget (in addition to the $1,070,000 already authorized in a 2017 referendum), by $3 million for 2020-2021, and by […]

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