Glenwood City Schools

UW Health offers guidance for parents with children returning to school

MADISON – UW Health is offering tips for parents to stay safe as their children go back to school or leave for college. Both scenarios present different challenges and risks of exposure to COVID-19. “We know these are difficult times for parents as they weigh the benefits of in person education for their children against…

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Lyra Ketola selected for Middle School State Honors Band

Each year, around 1100 auditions occur for the 311 available positions in the Middle Level Honors State Music Project. Every student that auditions should be very proud of his/her accomplishment, as preparation for the audition is an honor in itself. The audition consists of a prepared solo, four memorized scales, sight reading etude, and participating…

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$2.73 million tax levy approved at Glenwood schools annual meeting

GLENWOOD CITY — Taxpayers in the Glenwood City School District will see a slight increase in their mill rate following the approval of a tax levy of $2,730, 903 to support the proposed budget for the 2020-2021 school year at the annual meeting held Monday evening, August 17 in the high school commons area. The…

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Glenwood City issues school re-entry plan

By LeAnn R. Ralph GLENWOOD CITY —  Tim Johnson, Glenwood City school superintendent, says if there is one thing he wants people to know about school starting this fall during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is that there are still just as many questions as answers. Be that as it may, “the school district will continue…

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GC School Board approves staffing and busing changes, curriculum and technology purchases

GLENWOOD CITY — A planned half-hour regular session, prior to its annual retreat, grew three times longer when the Glenwood City Board of Education met Monday, August 3 in the commons area. A long, itemized agenda of personnel matters, curriculum and technology purchases, transportation updates and pay increases led to in-depth explanations and subsequent discussions…

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WIAA approves fall sports season with dramatic changes

For the many student athletes, coaches, parents, school administrators and fans that were holding their collective breath, they can all breathe a sigh of relief after the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Board of Directors approved conducting the 2020 fall sports season following a special business meeting Thursday, July 23. But there are significant changes and…

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Glenwood City School Board hears reports, approves new hires

GLENWOOD CITY — As with many of its meetings, the Glenwood City Board of Education spent a majority of its regular monthly meeting held in the commons Monday evening, July 13 listening to reports from its administrative team and asking questions. A myriad of subjects were discussed during the two-hour session including the reopening of…

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Five staff members retire from the Glenwood City School District

By Amber Hayden With another school year coming to a close this month, five staff members from Glenwood City School District have announced their retirements. Julie Lee, Mary Blaser, Ann Borgenheimer, Lu Jasperson and Duane Zielsdorf have taken the shortened school year as an opportunity to ease into retirement. While Borgenheimer is an elementary teacher…

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216 Quarterfinalists Announced For 2021 Music Educator Award™ Presented By The Recording Academy® And Grammy Museum®

The Music Educator Award was established to recognize current educators (kindergarten through college, public and private schools) who have made a significant and lasting contribution to the field of music education and who demonstrate a commitment to the broader cause of maintaining music education in the schools. A joint partnership and presentation of the Recording…

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