Author Archive: Jason Arndt

No school at Wilmot Union Tuesday, Wednesday

No school at Wilmot Union Tuesday, Wednesday

Classes could resume as late as Thursday By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Classes could be cancelled until at least Thursday at Wilmot Union High School, according to District Administrator Dan Kopp, noting a broken well pump. The school shut its doors Monday when the facility reportedly had no water, followed […]

 
 

Halbesma tabbed as new Wheatland principal

Halbesma tabbed as new Wheatland principal

New leader comes from Lake Geneva By Jason Arndt Staff Writer When Wheatland School District posted its principal position in January, it enticed current Lake Geneva Middle School Principal Drew Halbesma to apply. “I was not actively looking to make a change at this point, but have always told myself […]

 
 

Wheatland discussing possible memorial

Recreation Board requested placement in New Munster Park By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Town of Wheatland officials are examining a possible memorial to recognize those in the community. The proposal, at the request of the Town’s Recreation Board, could place the memorial on the southwest corner of New Munster Park […]

 
 

Wilmot Union closed Monday

Wilmot Union closed Monday

Softball postponed Monday Wilmot Union High School cancelled classes scheduled for Monday, citing inadequate water supply at the school, and officials are working to resolve the issue. In conjunction with class cancellations, one sporting event has been postponed – the Lady Panthers’ softball match against visiting Kenosha Bradford. There are […]

 
 

Roof damage reported at Randall

March winds to result in eventual replacement By Jason Arndt STAFF WRITER After two wind storms in March, Randall Consolidated School is looking into roof replacement, according to District Administrator John Gendron. In last week’s School Board meeting, Gendron told board members the roof suffered significant wind damage. “As you […]

 
 

Late surge, voter turnout attributed to election delay

Twin Lakes was one of last county precincts to report results By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A late surge of voters near poll closing time at the Twin Lakes Village Hall in the April 5 election was the cause of a reporting delay, according to election officials. When polls closed […]

 
 

Wilmot’s Juech fills large shoes of long-time Bristol Administrator

Wilmot’s Juech fills large shoes of long-time Bristol Administrator

Juech replaces 29-year admin Ryczek By Jason Arndt Staff Writer When Wilmot Union High School’s Michael Juech takes over the District Administrator position at Bristol School District, he will oversee a district with long-term stability, according to retiring administrator Gale Ryczek. Ryczek announced his retirement at a January board meeting […]

 
 

Lady Panthers start softball season with a bang

Lady Panthers start softball season with a bang

Wilmot drubs Lake Geneva 23-0 By Jason Arndt Staff Writer In a highly competitive Southern Lakes Conference, Lady Panthers softball coach Pat Dopke knows the 2016 season presents a series of challenges, including front-runner and WIAA Division 1 state champion Westosha Central. But, if Wilmot’s meetings against the Lady Falcons […]

 
 

Wilmot’s Kirk, Sjong part of SLN all-area squad

Wilmot’s Kirk, Sjong part of SLN all-area squad

By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor We watch a ton of games, and I mean a ton. Every Friday night from late November through late March, some Saturdays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and even Mondays, the sports staff of Southern Lakes Newspapers is on the sidelines, combing the action with a fine-tooth eye. […]

 
 

Program inspires students to seek medical career path

Program inspires students to seek medical career path

Wilmot teachers, administrators present at National Summit By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Project Lead the Way has continued to inspire both teachers and students in solving real-world problems. Wilmot Union High School is one of a few area schools using the program geared towards science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Two […]

 
 
 
 
 

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