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November 30, 2016

Restoration work continues behind Meadowview School

Students at Meadowview Middle School sowed seeds native to Monroe County forests and savannas and transplanted several hundred native plant sets as part of the ongoing forest restoration efforts behind the school.

Mark Pfost of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Partners for Fish & Wildlife program guided the activity with two groups of middle […]

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November 15, 2016

SHS Earth Club receives state award for recycling efforts

The Sparta High School Earth Club has received a state award for its recycling efforts at Sparta High School and within the community.

The Recycling Excellence Award from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources for Project and Initiatives recognizes the Sparta High School Earth Club for its dedication to providing outstanding recycling and waste […]

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November 15, 2016

Joel Konze Best Day Ever Run attracts 133 pre-registrants

The fourth annual Joel Konze Best Day Ever run/walk was held Nov. 12 in Cataract. There were 133 people pre-registered to participate or donate raising about $3,000 for the Joel Konze Scholarship Fund.

Thank you to everyone who contributed, participated, and volunteered. Sponsors: Chippewa Valley Sports, Kwik Trip, S&S Distributing, ReaLiving, Sparta Wrestling Club, Super […]

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November 10, 2016

Eighth grade students perform community service at Woodlawn Cemetery

Eighth grade students from Meadowview Middle School performed community service at Woodlawn Cemetery Nov. 4.

The students transplanted 70 trees from the cemetery nursery to the cemetery; moved a dirt pile; helped with fall flower cleanup and raking; and took photos of headstones for record keeping. The headstone photos will be shared with the Woodlawn […]

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November 4, 2016

Public meetings planned on Year Round School Pilot

Last week the Sparta Area School District Board of Education approved the continuation of planning for a year round school pilot program. A committee of teachers, administrators, parents and community members have been discussing this proposal for almost a year. The Board took action to approve the second phase of the proposal which is to promote […]

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November 4, 2016

Veterans Day programs planned in Sparta Area School District schools

Students and staff in the Sparta Area School District will honor Veterans Nov. 11 with Veterans Day programs in the schools.

“Observing and celebrating Veterans Day is an important tradition in the schools of our district. We are particularly proud of the community involvement in our observances. It is always an encouraging experience to see […]

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