Baraboo School News

Earth Day

Students from kindergarten, first and third grade picked up trash around North Freedom Elementary school on Tuesday, April 22nd as their Earth Day projects. Fourth grade students will plant seedlings in the prairie sometime this week while second and fifth graders plan to clean up the North Freedom Village park one day in May.


Grocery Store Field Trip

Miss Flury and Miss Peterson's Jack Young Middle School math class went on a field trip to Pierce's Market to apply the skills they have been working on in class. The students were working with percents, discounts, and tax. They were responsible for making a plan for a family meal, finding the best value, and applying discounts.


Baraboo School District - 2014 Elementary Summer School

The Baraboo School District is gearing up for the 2014 summer school program. Summer school will be offered for all elementary students at Al Behrman Elementary School for five weeks, June 16th-July 17th, 8:00-11:30am, with no school on Fridays.

This year, the district will offer enrichment opportunities at the elementary level for the first time in many years. Please check out the link to view this summer's enrichment offerings.

On Wednesday, April 23rd, registration for the summer enrichment offerings will be open through our district website at 8am. ( Enrollment will be limited to available seats for each class. So, if this is an interest for you and your child, please don't wait to enroll. You and your student may take advantage of one to three different enrichment courses.

If you need assistance with online registration, please feel free to stop in at one of our elementary building main offices. One of our assistants will work with you to register your child.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your child's building principal or Lori Mueller, Director of Curriculum and Instruction at 355-3950, x1540.


JYMS Bake Sale

Alyssa, 8th grader at Jack Young Middle School (JYMS), organized a bake sale to raise money toward a new wheel chair to benefit another JYMS student.  A total of $317 was raised by Alyssa and her peers.


Reminiscing about life in the 1940s

Community members from the Baraboo area spent the afternoon with Literary Themes and Composition students on April 17th, reminiscing about life in the 1940s, the theme of this year's research paper and project. Guests included, from left to right: Janice Eckhart, Audrey Christofferson, Kit Eilertson, Lorraine Kindschi, Geri Schoenoff, Donald Nelson, Dick Schoenoff, Chris Christofferson, Vi Tully, Bob Tully, and Eileen Cleveland. As this picture was taken, Mrs. Kindschi jokingly reminded the students to "look smart." Thank you, Baraboo Community, for giving the gift of your time to BHS!


Career Fair 2014

Each year the Baraboo Elementary School Counselors partner with the Kiwanis to organize and host a fourth and fifth grade Career Fair. This year the Career Fair was held at the University of Wisconsin Baraboo and featured Dean Thomas Pleger and speakers from eighteen local businesses and careers. The fourth and fifth graders listened to three speakers discuss and share information about their jobs. Follow up discussions took place in guidance classes when the students returned to their respective schools. It was a very successful and productive event


Summer Food Service Program

This summer the Baraboo School District will again take part in the federally funded Summer Food Service Program.  There will be 3 sites we will be serving in plus we will be delivering meals to the Boys and Girls Club.  The meals are free to all children 18 years and younger.  Any adults accompanying the children that choose to eat will be charged $1.50 for breakfast and $3.00 for lunch.  You do not have to be attending Summer School to take part in this program.  The program will run from June 16, 2014 to July 25, 2014, only being closed on July 4th.
Here are the sites and hours: 

Gordon L. Willson : Open only to Kid Stop Program Kids serving breakfast and lunch.

Baraboo High School: Breakfast daily from 7 to 8:30 AM/ Lunch daily from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Al Behrman Elementary: Breakfast from 7:30 - 8:30 AM only on Summer School days.
                                             Lunch daily from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM only on Summer School days.
                                             This site will be closed all Fridays and the week of July 21 - 25, 2014.

Any questions, please call Mary Loveless, Food Service Director at 355-3980.


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