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  • Southern Door Middle School Honor Roll List

    Semester 1 Grade 8 Academic High Honors Ava Badovski, Sophia Counard, MaKenna Geyer, Ava Ianson, Thomas Jackson, Hailey Kincade, Katy Kraenzlein, Ella Miller, Joshua Nachtwey, Tyler Plzak, Isabella Price, Hannah Schley, Spencer Slezewski, Paula Wienke, Emily Willming, Yana Zenefski, James Zittlow Grade 8 Academic Honors Maryann Alrand, Aiden Arsenault, Isabella Becker, Alex Buhr, Wesley Counard, […]

  • Southern Door High School Honor Roll List

    Semester 1 Grade 12 Academic High Honors Jacqlyn Atkins, Brock Aune, Carissa Bartels, Dakota Berndt, Ryan Claflin, Kendra Dantoin, Samuel Dean, Leeah Delfosse, Emma Hanson, Trinity James, Theresa Kaser, James Kluth, Annika LaLuzerne, Miranda Logerquist, Haley Lynch, Alexis Maurer, Kaitlyn Melville, Abigail Neubauer, Rose Purdy, Delilah Rose, Benjamin Slezewski, Jadacey Teska, Jenna Thiry, Kerin Thiry, […]

  • Sturgeon Bay High School 2020 Honor Graduates

    Sturgeon Bay High School has announced its Class of 2020 honor graduates. Nicholas Herbst will graduate as valedictorian and Fletcher Hubbard as salutatorian. High Honors – a GPA of 4.00 and above – went to Nicholas Herbst, Fletcher Hubbard, Marina Jeanquart, Jake Schneider, Katie Frank, Madelyn Jeanquart, Daniel Lenius, Madeline Blahnik, Sarah Bridenhagen and Gracen Spritka. […]

  • Dalena Pakalske Performs with Carnegie Hall Mixed Choir

    Southern Door High School sophomore Dalena Pakalske performed with the 2020 High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall Mixed Choir on Feb. 2. Students auditioned for the series during the summer of 2019 and were accepted by a selection board based on talent, dedication and achievements demonstrated in their applications and audition recordings. Students […]

  • Child Development Day at Southern Door

    Southern Door County School District will hold a Child Development Day on March 5, 8 am –  6 pm. This is a free community service will provide information and assessment about how children are developing in the cognitive, speech and language, fine and gross motor, personal social, and adaptive skills areas.  Parents with children between […]

  • Southern Door Hosts Solo and Ensemble Festival

    The Southern Door Music Department invites the community to see and hear the many musically talented students from Door County school districts when Southern Door hosts the Bay Area Music Association North Conference Solo and Ensemble Festival on Feb. 14, 3:30-6 pm; and Feb. 15, 8 am – 4 pm. Students from eight schools will compete […]

  • Evers Calls for $250 Million in School Spending

    Kitchens doubts proposals will go anywhere Door County schools would get a small influx of revenue under a package of education bills proposed by Gov. Tony Evers, but Republicans say the proposals are going nowhere.  Evers called a special session of the Wisconsin Assembly on Feb. 11 to consider a package of bills that would […]

  • Birch Creek Receives WAB Grant

    Birch Creek has received a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board’s Creation and Presentation Program, which is supported by funds from the state of Wisconsin and the National Foundation for the Arts. The grant will provide operational and program support for the music-education programs and public concerts that, in 2020, will take Birch Creek into […]

  • Annual Pops Concert Fundraiser in Sturgeon Bay on Feb. 29

    The Sturgeon Bay Middle School and High School bands will play their annual pops concert Feb. 29, 4 pm, in the high school gymnasium to raise funds for curricular activities and scholarships for band students. This year’s concert will feature music from television and movies. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase, and there […]

  • Three Health Books That Changed My Perspective for 2020

    by Amanda Bourbonais I was initially drawn to the science of health last year to change how I lived with ulcerative colitis, but I quickly developed a genuine interest in the best ways to repair our bodies and minds. Throughout that initial learning process, I read a lot of health-related books and am sharing those […]

  • Packerland Conference Math Meet Results: From Jan. 27 On

    Jan. 27 Team Results Varsity Team Results Sturgeon Bay, 317 points NEW Lutheran, 246 Oconto, 227 Kewaunee, 221 Southern Door, 193 Algoma, 183 Sevastopol, 180 Gibraltar, 155 Jan. 27 Individual Results  Seniors Michael Laxo, Sturgeon Bay, 38 Nick Herbst, Sturgeon Bay, 36 Fletcher Hubbard, Sturgeon Bay, 36 Marina Jeanquart, Sturgeon Bay, 35 Simon Kopischke, Gibraltar, […]

  • Gibraltar to Show Off Remodel during Feb. 12 Open House

    Gibraltar School District is finally ready to unveil its remodeled library and media center (IMC) and surrounding classrooms. The school will host an open house Feb. 12 to show off the enhancements that resulted from a $4.5 million referendum that voters approved in 2018. Superintendent Tina Van Meer said planning for the project began in […]

  • Kropuenske on Dean’s List at South Dakota State

    Ryan Kropuenske of Baileys Harbor was named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester at South Dakota State University. He earned a 4.0 GPA as a student in the Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering.

  • Evers Signs Dyslexia Bill into Law

    Sister Bay resident Kari Baumann and her son, Grady, visited the state Capitol in Madison Wednesday for the signing of a bill that they and other dyslexia advocates have spent a long time fighting for.  The state officially took a new stance on dyslexia and reading education when Gov. Tony Evers signed Wisconsin’s first dyslexia […]

  • #ENOUGH: Plays to End Gun Violence

    With the number of mass shootings in the United States on track to exceed 400 by the end of the year, Third Avenue Playhouse in Sturgeon Bay is proud to partner with a new campaign of theater activism called #ENOUGH: Plays to End Gun Violence.  Its mission is to spark crucial conversations about gun violence […]

  • Master Gardeners, Wild Ones Talks at Crossroads

    Join Crossroads at Big Creek and Door County Silent Sports on Feb. 8, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm; and Feb. 9, 1-3:30 pm, for Ski for Free. Borrow, free of charge, an array of ski and snowshoe equipment in sizes to fit age three through large adults. Visit the Crossroads maintenance building, where volunteers will fit […]

  • Door County Talks, Fireside Coffeehouse Concert Feb. 8 at DCA

    The Door Community Auditorium (DCA) is the place to be on Feb. 8.  At 10 am, the Door County Talks presentation will be “A Meditation on the Long Civil Rights Movement,” by Vince Lowery. He will discuss the period of Reconstruction that followed the abolition of slavery, the civil rights movement of the mid-20th century, […]

  • Alumni Door County Profile: John Parent

    On taking chances that feel right and pay off Deciding to get an education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison was a bit of a gamble for 2009 Sturgeon Bay alumnus John Parent. He had explored a wide range of schools from east to west, but he chose UW-Madison because of the availability of the Chick […]

  • Southern Door Shares STEAM Program in Milwaukee

    Southern Door was one of four school districts in the state that was asked to showcase its pre-K-12 STEAM program at the State Education Conference in Milwaukee. Students, staff members and parent representatives were on hand for two full days to share Southern Door’s opportunities, demonstrate STEAM activities and answer questions from board members and […]

  • Sevastopol Music & Drama Department Updates Sound Equipment

    Sevastopol School’s music and drama department is updating its sound equipment thanks to generous donations from community organizations and businesses, grants from the Raibrook Foundation and the Ruth & Hartley Barker Memorial Fund of the Door County Community Foundation, and contributions from Sevastopol’s Parent-Teacher Organization, the Sevastopol Music and Theatre Guild, and Jandu Petroleum Pride […]