2014/2015 School Year Archived News

Sugar Creek Holds School-Wide Dance to End the Year
06/09/2015
Two teachers use the roof as their stage leading students in the fun...
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4th Graders Open Museum in Sugar Creek as Culminating Event to Display Projects
06/09/2015
4th graders build & display WI culture from Capital building, to mining industry, to Indian culture
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Senior Field Trip to Green Lake Brings Day of Final Memories Before Graduation
06/08/2015
Students in "Limbo" as they take part in volleyball, soccer, frisbee, and even a dance off and limbo contest...
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Sugar Creek Holds FIRST EVER Daddy Day Games
06/05/2015
Dads visit their kids to compete in variety of games...
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High School Mock Presidential Election Held to Teach Students the Election Process
06/04/2015
Students must present ID to cast ballot for candidate from one of four parties...
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Sun Prairie to Host Pep Rally Supporting Public Schools in Conjunction with Statewide Day of Action
06/03/2015
At a difficult time in the political world for schools, come show your support...
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Country View Annual Field Day Offers Students Variety of Outdoor Activities
06/03/2015
Students rotate every 20 minutes to various stations
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More than 50 students/staff learn teamwork and nature in canoes and hiking trails
High School Wilderness Students Travel to Wisconsin River
06/02/2015
A canoe and hiking expedition offers students the chance to work & play together WITHOUT any technology
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Good Student Behavior Forces Glacier Edge Staff to "Formalize" Their Education
06/02/2015
Staff are dressed in formals since students reached good behavior goals...
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Stoner Prairie Students Can Take Giant Leap Over the United States
06/02/2015
AT&T Wisconsin paints 20x30 ft mural of U.S. on playground...
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High School Leadership Class Teaches 5th Graders about Leadership
06/01/2015
Integrity & perseverance...just a few of the words high schoolers focus on with kids
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VASD Assembles LARGEST SCHOOL TEAM for Race for the Cure Event
06/01/2015
More than 50 join VASD to raise $2,300 for fight against breast cancer
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Visit Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt in Verona June 9, 5-9pm
06/01/2015
Portion of proceeds go to Exploration Academy for project-based learning.
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Stoner Prairie Celebrates Pink Day to Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer
05/29/2015
Cancer survivors of Stoner Prairie staff support the students efforts in raising awareness
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Stoner Prairie Annual Field Day Offers Students Variety of Outdoor Activities
05/28/2015
Between football, kickball, tennis, bag races and more, students rotate every 20 minutes for a day of fun
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VAHS Band & Orchestra Concerts Coming Soon...
05/27/2015
PAC welcomes HS Band Showcase-May 30, 7:30pm and HS Orchestra Finale-June 2, 7:30pm
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Glacier Edge Students/Teachers Hit the Stage for Their Annual Talent Show
05/27/2015
3rd-5th graders plan, practice & try out to show off hidden talents while teachers battle lip syncing...
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New Century 2nd/3rd Graders Join High Schoolers at Grocery Store for Their Version of TV Show "Chopped"
05/27/2015
With only $20 to spend on 2 recipes, students teamed up with calculators, shopping wisely
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VAHS Named 2015 National Yearbook Program of Excellence
05/21/2015
Fourth year in a row VAHS wins award recognizing yearbook for broad representation of student body & use of technology
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Junior Achievement Presentation Teaches 1st & 2nd Graders On Community, Government & the Economy
05/21/2015
Bank manager visits classroom focusing on making life decisions and consequences that arise from those decisions...
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Wildcat Waggle Spotlights Country View Students "On the Move"
05/20/2015
Students challenged to run laps and interact for hand stamps and goal setting
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Country View Elementary Fundraiser "Hats for Help" Raises Nearly $500 So Far for Earthquake Assistance Efforts...
05/20/2015
Students/staff pay to wear a hat to school; other donations gathered from friends/family
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New Century Students Not Only Act Out Gameshow, But Also Re-enact Historical Events
05/20/2015
History is taught through a script, props & costumes in front of a full crowd...
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High Schools Students Win "Best Quality Crystal" at Wisconsin Crystal Growing Contest
05/20/2015
Two high-schoolers win "Best Quality" at state competition as they grew copper(II) sulfate crystals for size & quality
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Two HS Students win "Freedom of Speech" Writing Competition
05/19/2015
Students awarded for their writing on the First Amendment and what's happening right here at VAHS
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Sugar Creek Students Write Stories, Then Watch Them Acted Out
05/19/2015
Program encourages students to write, allowing actors to produce a show using top story selections
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Parent/Educator Behavior Management Strategy Unveils at VASD
05/18/2015
The Nurtured Heart Approach Offers 6-week course
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International School Students Visit Chicago's Museum of Science/Industry & Chinatown
05/18/2015
Studying space in science class leads to a classroom day at the museum and culture in Chinatown
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High School Choir Celebration Concert--MARK YOUR CALENDAR
05/15/2015
May 19, 7:30-10PM in the PAC will be night of talented performances, a good-bye to seniors & well wishes on director Judy Georgeson's retirement...
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2nd & 3rd Graders Spread Poetry to Local Business Owners
05/15/2015
Photos and interviews were taken at AJ's Pizzeria, Miller's Grocery and more...
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New Century Students Learn About Down Syndrome Through Class Presentations
05/14/2015
Students hear presentations but also experience simulations to understand Down Syndrome
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Sugar Creek Elementary Class Designs Video to Keep Kids Moving
05/13/2015
Watch video of 1st graders as it encourages movement with learning by taking "brain breaks" ...
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Update on Officer-Involved Shooting of Tony Robinson
05/12/2015
VASD Offers Guidance for Students as District Attorney Releases Investigation Outcome
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Sugar Creek Principal Selects 25 Students to be Principal for a Day
05/12/2015
After an essay contest, the principal brings on 25 part-time assistants...
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6th Annual Tommy Awards to Honor VAHS Director & Four Students for Roles in "Godspell"
05/11/2015
Ceremony to be held June 7 at Overture Center...tickets now available
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Minecraft & League of Legends Gamers Invited to an "Epic Day of Gaming" Fundraiser
05/11/2015
For $15, come battle for survival in Minecraft or destroy enemies in League of Legends...all to raise money for Exploration Academy
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High School Freshmen Team Up with 2nd Graders to Study Newton’s Laws of Motion
05/07/2015
Freshmen students team up with 2nd Graders to learn about physics…
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Five students and teacher from Thailand spend three weeks at Sugar Creek
05/05/2015
As the ONLY WI elementary school to take part in this program, Sugar Creek annually welcomes a Thailand student/teacher group
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Savanna Oaks Students Raise Money to Help Water Shortage Overseas
05/04/2015
Raising more than $500, Savanna Oaks students held a fundraiser after learning about the water shortage crisis in Sudan.
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Hats off to VASD teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week
05/04/2015
Superintendent Dean Gorrell shares, "Thank you [teachers] for being a 'class act'. I am proud to call each of you my colleague. YOU are the face, the body and the soul of the Verona Area School District."
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VAHS Swimmer Named Division 1 Girls Swimmer of the Year
05/04/2015
Congratulations to high school student Beata Nelson for taking top honors for the state!
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VAHS Music Dept. Sends Students of 70 Solo & Ensemble Performances to State Competition
05/01/2015
Students qualified for the state festival by earning the highest possible performance rating at March district competition
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VASD Families/Staff Must Opt-In to New Text Messaging System
04/21/2015
In order to continue receiving text messages from VASD regarding emergency situations, weather closings, and general alerts, please text “YES” to 68453.
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Four High School Students Receive National Honors
04/21/2015
Our own Wildcats chosen from THOUSANDS of students around the country
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Career Days matches 160 students with local professionals
04/21/2015
High School Career Days matches 160 students interviewing with over 100 professionals from Verona, Madison, and Dane County
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High School French Students Spend 10 days in France
04/21/2015
30 High School French Students see everything from Versailles, the beaches of Normandy and the Louvre, to the Eiffel Tower and a Seine River boat ride.
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Youth & Unity Summit
VASD 8th-12th Graders Invited to Attend Dane County Youth & Unity Summit
04/20/2015
Parents are welcome; STUDENTS MUST REGISTER @ www.youthandunity2015.com/
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Students
Summer School Registration
04/17/2015
Elementary/Middle School registration confirmations going out before May 1.
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Orma Herfel
Orma Herfel Retires After 35 Years
04/17/2015
86-year-old leaves #1 love of cooking for 500 kids...
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Brussels
HS Social Studies Teacher Travels to Brussels as Winner of Blog Competiton
04/16/2015
Jason Knolls doing social media for followers around world at German Marshall Fund's Global Seminar in Brussels, Belgium
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Referendum
April 7 Referendum
04/09/2015
THANK YOU!
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Garden Veggies
Badger Ridge Garden In Need of Tools & Products
Your donation will make a HUGE difference...
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