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April 10, 2018

Meadowview Names Third Quarter High Honor Roll and Honor Roll Students

High Honor Roll

8th Grade

MAVERICK E. ALLEN CONNOR D. BASEMAN EMMA L. BLACKDEER OLIVIA A. BLAZEK MADISON M. BROWN SHADE M. BUNKER AMYA J. DRAYTON COLTON J. FLOCK KAYLYNN C. HAYDEN MORGAN R. INTIHAR NADIA M. LAUFENBERG ALICIA M. PABLO-ESCALANTE HARLEE PHIPPS MICHAELA N. PINTER KAELI E. RANK HANNAH M. ROWAN MICHAEL M. […]

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March 28, 2018

$32.5M of Proposed Referendum Projects to Cost Local Taxpayers $9.75M

By Leah Hauser, Director of Business Services

Over the past 14 months, the District in partnership with the Community Task Force has been planning the upcoming referendum.  The process involved analyzing a multitude of complex data including mechanical systems, building layouts and limitations, and enrollment projections. As difficult as some of these topics […]

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March 28, 2018

Two Sparta Teachers Named 2018 Herb Kohl Fellowship Recipients

The Herb Kohl Educational Foundation has announced its 2018 award winners, including two Sparta Area School District teachers.  Laura Koll, LMC Director at Meadowview Intermediate School, and Mary Sackmann, Science Teacher at Sparta High School, have been selected as 2018 Herb Kohl Fellowship recipients.  Fellowship recipients are educators who have been chosen for their superior […]

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March 27, 2018

What is the Plan and Why Does it Keep Changing?

By Dr. Amy Van Deuren, Superintendent, and Leah Hauser, Director of Business Services

Recently, some community members have expressed concern about fluctuations in the details of the District’s proposed referendum projects.  Although the core plan identified in the two ballot questions remains the same, task force committees have solidified several details over the past few […]

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March 22, 2018

SASD Places Teacher on Administrative Leave

On the evening of Tuesday, March 20 law enforcement made school officials of the Sparta Area School District aware of a complaint from another agency that included evidence of a possible inappropriate relationship between a teacher at Meadowview Middle School and a student at Sparta High School.  District officials responded by cooperating fully with law enforcement […]

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March 21, 2018

SASD Plans Referendum Info Sessions at Culver’s, Dorine’s Family Inn

The Sparta Area School District has scheduled three additional information sessions to answer questions about the upcoming April 3rd referendum.  Superintendent Dr. Amy Van Deuren and Director of Business Services Leah Hauser will be available to answer your questions at the following times and locations:

Wednesday, March 28th – Dorine’s Family Inn, 8 a.m. – […]

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March 14, 2018

SHS Students Join to Remember Florida Victims, Promote Unity

Sparta High School hosted a “Spartan March” this morning in conjunction with a national movement to remember the victims of last month’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Students joined on the track just before 10 a.m. and walked together in remembrance of the Florida victims and in support of a […]

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March 7, 2018

Sparta High School Students Participate in District Solo & Ensemble Festival

WAUNAKEE, Wis. (March 1, 2018) – Students from area schools will participate in a Wisconsin School Music Association (WSMA) sanctioned District Solo & Ensemble Music Festival hosted at Black River Falls Middle School on Saturday, March 17, 2018.  During the festival, which is free and open to the public, students will perform vocal and instrumental solos, […]

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March 7, 2018

Sparta Area School District to Hold Wake Up Call Event

On Thursday, March 15th, Sparta Area School District will hold a “Wake Up Call” event from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Meadowview Auditorium. The Wake Up Call is a life-size exhibit of a teen’s bedroom with more than 50 “red flags” that can signal drug or alcohol use.  The bedroom identifies spots where teens may hide […]

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