Baraboo School District begins 2022-23 with blue ribbons and donations


Baraboo’s Gordon l. Willson Elementary School was recently awarded a 2022 Blue Ribbon National School by the United States Secretary of Education.

Jonathan Shipley

The Baraboo School District is in full swing as the 2022-23 school year has begun.

Next week is homecoming at Baraboo High School. On Friday night, October 7, the varsity football team takes on Onalaska at Beryl Newman Stadium.

Baraboo’s lunch ladies serve more than food, they serve kindness

At the September 12 Baraboo School Board meeting, Community First Bank, Prevail Bank, St. Clare Hospital, and the Nike Store of Wisconsin Dells, along with two individual donors, contributed more than $19,000 in monetary donations and donations. material supplies to the district.

Bank collecting monetary donations for school supplies

At the September 26 meeting of the Baraboo School Board, congratulations were extended to Gordon L. Willson Elementary School in Baraboo. It was one of eight schools in the state of Wisconsin to be named the 2022 National Blue Ribbon School by U.S. Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel Cardona.

The school in Baraboo School District is one of 297 schools nationwide to be recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School.

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“It is recognized,” said a statement released by the Baraboo School District, “as an exemplary school in closing achievement gaps because it is one of the best performing schools in Wisconsin at closing achievement gaps. subgroups of students and their grade level peers.

School representatives will be honored at an awards ceremony in Washington, DC on November 3-4.

The National Blue Ribbon School program was established by the U.S. Department of Education in 1982. It is supported by ongoing collaboration with the National Association of Elementary School Principals, the Association for Middle School Level Education, and the National Association of Secondary School Principals.

Baraboo High School

Baraboo High School celebrates Homecoming Week with a big game on Friday, October 7 against Onalaska at Beryl Newman Stadium.

Jonathan Shipley

Baraboo School Board meetings are open to the public and are held every two weeks. October meetings will be October 10 and 24 at Baraboo High School at 6 p.m. School Board meetings can also be viewed on Facebook Direct.


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