Author Archive: Jason Arndt

Water Update: Wilmot pump replaced

Water Update: Wilmot pump replaced

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The broken pump that led to the cancellation of classes at Wilmot Union High School has been replaced Tuesday, but school remains closed until Thursday, pending the outcome of testing results conducted Wednesday. Wilmot cancelled classes Monday while maintenance personnel tried to restore water, but […]

 
 

Central apologetic after KKK presentation

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A Westosha Central High School student delivering a presentation on the 1920’s in a Ku Klux Klan-style outfit touched off public backlash and left school officials apologetic Monday. The unnamed student dressed in a hood and robe drew the attention of classmates, who posted photos […]

 
 

Central sets the stage for laughter, suspense

Central sets the stage for laughter, suspense

        By Nicholas Ravnikar Correspondent Students at Westosha Central High School didn’t get exactly the murder mystery dinner theater fundraiser that they wanted. But the drama club is still puzzling over lines and stage directions, cuing up lights and sound, and constructing a new set that presents […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 
 
 
 

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