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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 […]

Wheatland Center School teacher Rachel Hartley awarded 2019 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Teacher Fellowship

A Wheatland Center School teacher has been honored as a Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Teacher Fellowship for the third year in a row. From a news release from the district: The Wheatland J1 School District is proud to announce that Rachel Hartley, Middle School Language Arts Teacher, has been named a winner of the 2019 Kohl Teacher Fellowship. […]

Units responding to Wheatland Center School for medical call

Note: This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. — DH At 4:17 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to Wheatland Center School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is having chest pain. Share10Tweet10 Shares

14 Wheatland Center School students have work selected for 2019 Southern Lakes Anthology

Young authors and artists at Wheatland Center School recently participated in the Southern Lakes Anthology writing project, with 14 of Wheatland’s students having their work chosen for publication. The theme of this year’s anthology project was “Not Always Black & White.” Student work was judged on clarity and message, creativity/originality, technical skill and presentation, and overall quality. Fourth grader, […]

Wheatland Center School to open late due to power outage

Wheatland School District administrator Marty McGinley has made the following announcement regarding a delayed start to Thursday’s school day: Wheatland has a power outage and Wheatland School District will have a 2 hour delay, today Feb. 7th. All buses will run on a two hour delay as well. ShareTweet0 Shares

Wheatland Center students finish 5th overall at 2019 Regional Future Cities Competition

Two teams of Wheatland Center School students recently competed in the Regional Future Cities Competition. One of Wheatland’s teamn — Mount Bliss — placed fifth out of 53 schools. From a news release from the school: On Saturday, January 26, 2019, Wheatland’s team Mount Bliss, placed 5th overall out of 53 schools. The team of 5 […]

Wheatland Center students earn 2019 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

Four Wheatland Center School students have received awards and recognition in the regional Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, with eighth-grader Caleb Bruley earning two Gold Keys in writing and advancing to the national panel of judges in New York City. Scholastic Art Awards In the Wisconsin Scholastic Art Awards, eighth-grader Brynn Wierzbicki earned an honorable […]

Silver Lake Rescue Squad ambulances leased for use by Twin Lakes Rescue for six months

Silver Lake Rescue Squad may be in the process of dissolving, but its two ambulances are still serving Wheatland and Randall residents. On Monday, the Wheatland Town Board approved a six-month lease of one of the ambulances. Wheatland will pay Silver Lake Rescue $500 per month. Wheatland will then lease the ambulance to Twin Lakes […]

Spring election 2019: No election contests in Salem, Paris, Wheatland, Randall, Twin Lakes, Silver Lake, Trevor-Wilmot school districts

Voters in several Western Kenosha County school districts will have uncontested races on the April 2 election ballot: Salem School — Two seats up, both three-year terms.  Two individuals filed, both incumbents: Steve Brown and Lisa Hinze. Paris School — Two seats up for election. Filing were incumbents Dennis Hrupka and Deanna Krumm. Wheatland Center School — Two board […]

Wheatland Center School community education classes offered for winter-spring

Wheatland Center School is offering a variety of community education classes this winter through spring. Classes will start in January and continue through April. Fees for classes vary. Check out this brochure for the whole line-up and a registration form. ShareTweet0 Shares

Wheatland Center School students collect 1,000-plus pairs of socks for those in need

The student leadership group at Wheatland Center School organized a drive to collect socks for those in need. Over the two-week effort, Wheatland School District students collected 1,571 pairs of socks. The socks were dropped off at The Sharing Center on Wednesday,. Third grade students won the Wheatland competition by collecting 329 pairs of socks. The students were […]

Construction to begin next week at Wheatland Center School

A ceremonial groundbreaking was held at Wheatland Center School Wednesday to mark the beginning of work on the school’s upcoming renovation/construction project Doing the honors at the ceremony were one student representative of each grade level kindergarten through eighth grade. The students were selected by grade level teachers as being good school community citizens, explained […]

2018 Wheatland Center School Veterans Day Assembly coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Wheatland Center School students and staff recognized US military veterans at a Veterans Day Assembly Monday morning at the school. The assembly was preceded by a reception for veterans in attendance. The assembly included the presentation of the colors by Boy Scouts, readings on the history and significance of Veterans Day, a flag folding ceremony, […]

Wheatland Center School community education classes offered for fall

Wheatland Center School is offering a variety of community education classes this summer. Classes will start the week of Sept. 17 and continue through November. Fees for classes vary. Check out this brochure for the whole line-up and a registration form. ShareTweet0 Shares

Wheatland J1 School District receives state grant for school based mental health programming

The Wheatland J1 School District (Wheatland Center School) is among 64 Wisconsin school districts and consortiums that are sharing $3.25 million in state grant funding to provide school-based mental health services. Wheatland’s grant will be for $28,320. From a news release distributed by the district Tuesday: Wheatland families will benefit from a $28,320 grant from the State of […]

State School Safety Grants awarded to Brighton, Central, Paris, Riverview and Wheatland Center schools

More Western Kenosha County school districts have been awarded grants from the state to make their school’s safer. Wisconsin Department of Justice School Safety Grants totaled $100 million. The latest round of grants was announced last week. Here are the local schools included in the latest round of grants: Brighton #1 School District — Awarded […]

Units responding for alarm in Wheatland

At about 9:22 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units, the Wheatland constable and sheriff’s deputies are responding for an alarm in the 39800 block of 60th Street in Wheatland. Per dispatch: This is a residential fire alarm. UPDATE — Wheatland Fire reports smoke coming from the building. Randall Fire and […]

Wheatland Center School community education classes offered for summer

Wheatland Center School is offering a variety of community education classes this summer. Classes will start the week of July 3 and continue until Aug. 14. Fees for classes vary. Check out this brochure for the whole line-up and a registration form. ShareTweet0 Shares

Wheatland faculty/student basketball and Penny War for Herda Family coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The Wheatland Center School faculty-student basketball game, which has been an annual event for decades, took place Friday afternoon. It was the second spirited competition in the last two weeks. The other was Penny Wars. Everyone collected pennies to give to Herda family after the large fire at their farm. The amount they raised was […]

Wheatland Center School students participate in 2018 Academic Bowl

Wheatland Center School students recently participated in an Academic Bowl hosted by Washington-Caldwell School in Waterford. Teams were made up of five students from each grade — sixth through eighth. Students were nominated by teachers to compete within their designated area of expertise — math, science, language arts, or social studies. Students participated in an individual test […]

Wheatland Center School mathletes compete in 2018 regional meet

The hard work and success of Wheatland Center School Mathletes continued at the Regional Math Meet that was held at the Kenosha County Center on March 14. Students in grades fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth competed against forty other math students from 10 local schools. Members of the fifth and sixth grade Wheatland team were: Sofia Bronson, […]

Wheatland Center School hosts senior alums for feedback

Some Wilmot Union High School and Central High School seniors found themselves in a nostalgic setting Thursday back at their grade school alma mater, Wheatland Center School. About 30 seniors came back to the school to give feedback on how Wheatland had prepared them for high school, explained Wheatland Principal Drew Halbesma. The students filled […]

Wilmot feeder schools band practice cancelled

Wilmot feeder schools combined Nashville Band Trip rehearsal Sunday night at Randall School has been canceled due to weather conditions. Share12Tweet12 Shares

Spring election 2018: Wheatland J1 School District referendums results

Early results are in for the Wheatland J1 School District’s two referendums in Tuesday’s election. The Wheatland School Board was seeking approval for an operational referendum to exceed the revenue limit by $625,000 for four years on a non-reoccurring basis and a capital referendum authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds in an amount not to […]

Spring election 2018: It’s election day!

Western Kenosha County residents will be going to the polls Tuesday to vote in the 2018 spring non-partisan election. Polls throughout our area open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. Contested races on are the ballot for: County supervisor in Dist. 18, Dist. 20, Dist. 21, Dist. 22 and Dist. 23. Salem Lakes […]

Wheatland Center School students participate in 2018 Spring STEAM challenge

Wheatland Center School students participated in the school’s Spring STEAM challenge Friday. From a news release from the school: Wheatland Center School students participated in the culminating activity for their month-long Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) Challenge on Friday.  Megan Zirbel, Wheatland’s science teacher and STEAM coordinator, organized and planned the event. Elementary students […]

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