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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 […]

Wheatland Center School students recognized in national STEAM design challenge

From a news release from Wheatland Center School: A team from Wheatland Center school recently received recognition in a national STEAM design challenge. Students from Wheatland’s personalized learning academy, PATHS, participated in the Biomimicry Youth Design Challenge and received 2nd Place. Team members receiving recognition were Jaini Beck, Mason Biehn, Safyire Guthrie, Gavin Heriford, and […]

Wheatland Center School students perform in virtual spring band concert

It wasn’t the traditional concert at the school with the students performing with parents and family in the audience, but Wheatland Center School band teacher Zachary Wendt found a way to give his students a concert this spring in a form that is becoming more and more familiar to us all — a remote video […]

Wheatland Center School recognized as Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Distinguished School

The following news release is from Wheatland Center School: Wheatland Center School announced (Thursday) that it has been recognized as a Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Distinguished School for providing broad access to transformative learning opportunities for students through PLTW Gateway. It is one of just 176 middle schools across the U.S. to receive this […]

Spring election 2020: Wheatland Center School Board results

Following are the results of the contested race for Wheatland Center School Board. There are two at-large seats to be filled. At 7:41 p.m., with 4 of 5 polls reporting what may be incomplete results: Incumbent Rachael E. Crane 632  Randy Ebertowski 322  Erik A. Zavacke 279  UPDATE 7:34 a.m. — Complete unofficial results: Crane […]

Spring Election 2020: Wheatland J1 School District Board candidates Q&A

Voters in Wheatland J1 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 at-large seats open. The candidates with the two highest vote totals will win the seats. The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate, by […]

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 […]

20 Wheatland Center School students to be published in 2019-20 Southern Lakes Anthology

Wheatland Center School had a record number of pieces selected to be published in the Southern Lakes Anthology 2019-20 edition. The theme of this year’s anthology project was “Beneath the Surface”. Student work was judged on clarity and message, creativity/originality, technical skill and presentation, and overall quality. Wheatland had 20 pieces chosen for publication. Students […]

Wheatland Center School registering 4K and new 5K students for the 2020-2021 school year

Wheatland Center School is registering 4K and new 5K students for the 2020-2021 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, 2020 and plan to attend Wheatland Center School during the 2020-2021 […]

Agenda: Wheatland J1 School District Board of Education regular meeting Jan. 29, 2020

The Wheatland J1 School District (Wheatland Center School) Board of Education is scheduled to hold a regular meeting on Wednesday starting at 7 p.m. at the school. Among the agenda items are: An Early Childhood Programming Presentation. Review and Potential Approval of Open Enrollment Spaces for the 2020-21 School Year. Board Goals Report: Safe and […]

Wilmot UHS hosts 2020 middle school honors band

More than 60 music students from the grade schools feeding into Wilmot Union High School participated in the Wilmot-area middle school honors band on Wednesday. Students from Lakewood, Randall, Riverview, Trevor-Wilmot and Wheatland Center schools rehearsed for six hours and performed in concert under the direction of guest clinician Richard Tengowski. Tengowski, a veteran, music […]

Wheatland Center School community education classes offered for winter

Wheatland Center School is offering a variety of community education classes this fall. Classes will start in January and continue into April. Fees for classes vary. Check out this brochure for the whole line-up and a registration form. Share4Tweet4 Shares

Wheatland Center School students win prestigious fluid power challenge

In their third year competing in the Fluid Power Challenge at MSOE, students from the PATHS Academy at Wheatland Center School outperformed 26 other teams to win the Overall Champion Award. Wheatland students left for Milwaukee early on Nov. 11 amidst the falling snow and came back with the coveted hardware. Students from all over […]

Wheatland Center School community celebrates completion of remodeling project

Wheatland Center School students, staff members and board members celebrated the completion of the building remodeling project with a ceremonial ribbon cutting in the new instructional media center on Wednesday, Oct. 23. Upon officially completing the final stage of the remodeling process made possible by the April 2018 community referendum, the district opened the building […]

Units responding for alarm at Wheatland Center School

At about 8:18 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to an alarm at Wheatland Center School. Per dispatch: This is an activated general fire alarm. UPDATE 8:24 a.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports to dispatch that no signs of fire visible from exterior. Wheatland constable also […]

Wheatland Center School community education classes offered for fall

Wheatland Center School is offering a variety of community education classes this fall. Classes will start the week of Sept. 16 and continue into December November. Fees for classes vary. Check out this brochure for the whole line-up and a registration form. Share23Tweet23 Shares

Wheatland j1 School District wins Tauscher’s Literacy Grant

The Wheatland J1 School District was awarded a $3,000 literacy grant from the TRIFECTA Foundation. The grant written by Wheatland Center School teachers Megan Zirbel and Kandi Horton focuses on empowering students to participate in real world science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) experiences based on children’s books. The literature list chosen features titles that […]

Wheatland Center School raises $8,505 for the American Heart Association

The Wheatland J1 School District (Wheatland Center School) recently teamed up with the American Heart Association to raise $8,505. The fundraiser kicked off on April 2 for the Kindergarten through 4th grade students. This included the chance for students to learn many heart healthy facts, participate in acts of kindness, and the chance to watch […]

Wheatland Center School community comes together for Mental Health Awareness

Wheatland Center School students and families celebrated National Children’s Mental Health Day on Monday, May 6. School community members engaged in fun activities and games with their families while bringing awareness to the importance of mental health. Some of the highlights for the students were, Dunking Stigma at the Dunk Tank with some of their […]

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