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Kandi Horton new Wheatland Center School principal

Wheatland Center School has named a new principal. From a district news release: At the May board meeting the Wheatland J1 School Board approved Kandi Horton as its next Principal. Current Principal Drew Halbesma will be leaving at the conclusion of the year to become the District Administrator at the Genoa City J2 School District. […]

Spring election 2022: Salem, Wheatland, Trevor-Wilmot and Bristol school districts and Town of Wheatland have referendums on April 5 ballot

Four local school districts and one town will have referendums on the the April 5 ballot. Here is a rundown of the referendums: Salem School District — This school district will have two referendums on the ballot for district residents. One seeks authority for no more than $18.3 million in a bonding referendum for facility […]

Spring election 2022: Wheatland J1 School District (Wheatland Center School) referendum presentation (VIDEO)

Wheatland J1 School District (Wheatland Center School) officials hosted a presentation Monday on the district’s operational referendum that will be on the April 5 ballot for residents of the district. The district is seeking via the referendum approval to exceed the levy limit by up to $525,000 for four years. A similar referendum passed in […]

Agenda: Wheatland J1 School District referendum presentation and board meeting Feb. 28, 2022 (rescheduled)

The Wheatland J1 School District board will host a referendum presentation and hold a regular board meeting on Monday. These meetings are rescheduled from last week when weather cancelled them. The referendum presentation will take place at 6 p.m., in the Media Center-Room 124. The board meeting will take place starting at 7 p.m. in […]

Agenda: Wheatland J1 School District referendum presentation and board meeting April 22, 2022

Wheatland J1 School District is scheduled to host a referendum presentation and board meeting on Tuesday at the school. The referendum presentation will take place in the school media center, Room 124, starting at 6 p.m. A quorum of the Board may be present, but no board action will be taken on any items during […]

2022-23 Wheatland Center School 4K-5K registration underway

Now registering 4K and new 5K students for the 2022-2023 school year. Students who currently attend 4K at Wheatland do not need to re-enroll for 5K. Registration is for children who will be 4 or 5 on or before September 1, 2022 and plan to attend Wheatland Center School during the 2022-2023 school year. Call […]

21 Wheatland Center School students to be published in 2022 Southern Lakes Anthology

Twenty one Wheatland Center School students will have work published in this year’s Southern Lakes Anthology. That is the most students the school has ever had published in the anthology in a single year, said Martin McGinley, district administrator. Seventh grader Haven Young, received special recognition this year. In addition to having her artworktitled “Always” […]

2 Wheatland Center School students receive awards, recognition in 2022 regional Scholastic Writing Awards

From a Wheatland Center School news release: Two Wheatland Center School eighth grade students have received awards and recognition in the Southeast Wisconsin Scholastic Writing Region of the Scholastic Writing Awards, with Jack Larsen earning a Gold Key in Poetry and advancing to the national panel of judges in New York City, and Ari Stephens […]

Agenda: Wheatland J1 School District board meeting Jan. 26, 2022

The Wheatland J1 School District board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Wednesday, starting at 7 p.m. in the school Community Room. Among the agenda items are: Roofing Project Information and Considerations Update on Potential Solar Project Open Enrollment Spaces for the 2022-2023 School Year The agenda also includes notice of a closed session […]

Wheatland Center School students place in top 5 at 2022 Future City Competition

Wheatland Center School students have again done well at the Future City Competition. From a news release from the school: A team of Wheatland students placed in the top 5 at the Future City Competition for the third year out of the last four. On Saturday, January 15, 2022 three teams from Wheatland Center School […]

Wheatland Center School teacher charged with sexual assault of teen girl

Note: The following story is from Racine County Eye and is used with permission — DH By Denise Lockwood, Racine County Eye A school music teacher is being held in the Racine County Jail on a $500,000 cash bond after being charged with the sexual assault of a child for allegedly having sex with a […]

Agenda: Wheatland J1 School District (Wheatland Center School) regular board meeting Oct. 27, 2021

The Wheatland J1 School District (Wheatland Center School) board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Wednesday, starting at 7 p.m. in the middle school gymnasium. Among the agenda items are: Update on Potential Solar Project 2022 Tax Levy. Resolution Authorizing the School District Budget to Exceed Revenue Limit by $525,000 Per Year for Four […]

Wheatland Center School students learn what it takes to float in STEAM cardboard boat challenge

You might think STEAM learning is all about high tech, but sometimes learning a solid STEAM lesson can come down to cardboard, tape and water. That’s what Wheatland Center School students recently learned with their cardboard boat challenge. From a news release from the school: Share137Tweet137 Shares

Agenda: Wheatland J1 School District annual and regular meeting Sept. 22, 2021

The Wheatland J1 School District snnula meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m., Wednesday in the Wheatland Center School Middle School Gymnasium. The district board also is scheduled to hold a regular meeting at 7:15 p.m., also in the gym. The annual meeting agenda includes: 2021-22 Budget Presentation. Authorize School Based Tax Levy. Establish and Authorize […]

A word from our sponsors: Wheatland Center School seeks School Nutrition Team Lead

Note: The following is a paid announcement from westofthei.com. — DH Wheatland J1 School District is currently looking to fill a full time School Nutrition Team Lead position for the 2021-2022 school year. The qualified candidate will be responsible for the oversight of the District’s food service and nutrition programs. This is a 190 Day […]

Agenda: Wheatland J1 School District (Wheatland Center School) regular meeting

The Wheatland J1 School District (Wheatland Center School) board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Wednesday, starting at 7 p.m. Among the agenda items are: Proactive Programming Options & Instructional Lessons Learned Intergovernmental Agreement for Operation of the Westosha Athletic Conference Update on Fire Related Insurance Claim The full agenda is available here. Share1Tweet1 […]

Wheatland Center School students place in 2021 Regional Future City Competition

From Wheatland Center School: A team of Wheatland students brought home a top five finish at the first virtual Future City Competition. On Saturday, January 30, 2021 two teams from Wheatland Center School participated in a virtual version of the STEMForward’s Wisconsin Regional Future City Competition. The Future City Competition is a rigorous project using engineering […]

Wheatland Center School registering 4K and new 5K students

Wheatland Center School is registering 4K and new 5K students for the 2021-2022 school year. Students who currently attend 4K at Wheatland do not need to re-enroll for 5K. Registration is for children who will be 4 or 5 on or before Sept. 1, 2021 and plan to attend Wheatland Center School during the 2021-2022 […]

Wheatland Center School to move to all virtual learning Nov. 20-Dec. 7

Wheatland Center School will move to the all virtual learning starting Nov. 20 with a return to face-to-face learning Dec. 7. The Wheatland J1 School District Board approved the move Wednesday after a presentation on the school’s status from district administrator Marty McGinley. “The board decided to take a proactive approach rather than wait until […]

Agenda: Wheatland J1 School District Board meeting Nov. 18, 2020

The Wheatland J1 School District Board is scheduled to hold a regular board meeting on Wednesday starting at 7 p.m., at the Wheatland Center School Middle School Gymnasium to accommodate physical distancing. Board members will attend either physically or virtually. Attendeesare required to wear face coverings. Agenda items include: Administrators report: Update on School Plan […]

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 […]

Fire damage at Wheatland School confined to closet; school to proceed Thursday as usual

A fire in a custodial closet at Wheatland Center School Wednesday evening is not expected to curtail classes there Thursday morning, district administrator Marty McGinley said. “We will have school as scheduled,” McGinley said in an email to westofthei.com Wednesday night. “Our staff and an outside contractor are onsite cleaning up the area.” Firefighters were […]

Units responding for alarm at Wheatland Center School

At about 5:29 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to an alarm at Wheatland Center School. Per dispatch: This is a commercial fire alarm. UPDATE 5:43 p.m. — Active fire in elementary area reported. Wheatland command has activated a MABAS box alarm. Departments responding include Twin Lakes Fire […]

Wheatland Center School has first COVID-19 positive

Wheatland Center School on Monday reported its first confirmed COVID-19 positive test result. A letter sent to parents of students said the positive was from a staff member. The school has been able to determine close contacts that need to quarantine for 14 days. District administrator Marty McGinley said four students will need to quarantine […]

Wheatland J1 School District tax levy, mill rate to decrease for 2021

The following news release is from Wheatland J1 School District (Wheatland Center School): Wheatland residents will see a decrease in their school-based tax levy for the 6th time in the last 7 years. Due to increased enrollment, increased property valuation, and excellent fiscal management, taxpayerswill also see a historic mill rate decrease from 8.08 to […]

Agenda: Wheatland J1 School District annual meeting and regular meeting Sept. 23, 2020

The Wheatland J1 Annual School District Annual Meeting and Budget Hearing will take place Wednesday starting at 7 p.m. in the Wheatland Center School Room #164 (Community Room). Agenda items include: 2020-21 Budget Presentation. Authorize School Based Tax Levy. Authorize the School Board to Acquire or Purchase Real Estate, Structures, and Facilities Necessary for School […]

Wheatland electors reject spending $2.5 million on fire station

Wheatland residents casting ballots at a special town meeting of electors Monday defeated a motion to spend no more than $2.5 million on a fire station addition and renovation. The vote was 186 no and 96 yes, town Chairman Bill Glembocki announced at the end of the meeting. The meeting was held at Wheatland Center […]

Wheatland J1 School District (Wheatland Center School) Board approves reopening plan

The Wheatland J1 School District (Wheatland Center School) Board approved a return to school plan at Wednesday’s regular board meeting. The plan calls for four-day-a-week in school face-to-face instruction for 4K to fourth grade students and other grade levels following an A-B schedule that will have students in the building for face-to-face instruction two days […]

Agenda: Wheatland J1 School District (Wheatland Center School) Board meeting July 29, 2020

The Wheatland J1 School District (Wheatland Center School) Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting on July 29, 2020 starting at 7 p.m. in the Middle School Gymnasium at the school. Social distancing will be maintained. Agenda items include: A presentation from the district administrator on fall reopening planning. Review and possible approval of […]

Wheatland Center School celebrates virtual Class of 2020 graduation

The following is a news release from Wheatland Center School about how that school approached 8th graduation in this challenging year: In a year where normalcy was fleeting and events were frequently cancelled, it was important for the Wheatland School District to find ways to celebrate their 8th graduates. The Wheatland graduation committee, consisting of […]

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