Category: Education

  • Egg Harbor Historical Society Plans School Reunion for June 2016

    The Egg Harbor Historical Society is planning a school reunion for anyone who attended or taught at the Egg Harbor school. The District No. 1 School operated from 1912 until 1972 when it merged with the Gibraltar School District. The building located at 4596 Harbor School Road was demolished in 1977. The site is now the […]

  • Scholarships, Inc. Accepting Applications

    Scholarships, Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides assistance and encouragement to area students as they explore higher education opportunities, is currently accepting scholarship applications from area high school seniors. Applications are due by Thursday, April 7, at 11:59 pm. Students attending a high school in Brown or Door counties are eligible to apply for all […]

  • Sevastopol Schools Second in State for Math Scores

    Sevastopol School ranked second in the state for mathematics test scores in the 2014-15 school year. Data from the Department of Public Instruction listed 55 percent of Sevastopol students with advanced test scores on the Badger Exam given to students in third through eighth grade. The leading district in mathematics scores was Swallow School District […]

  • Framed: Cub Scouts of Gibraltar Pack 4120

    U.S. Army First Sergeant Eric Peil, a veteran of the Iraq War (two combat deployments), leads the Cub Scouts of Gibraltar Pack 4120 in a flag retirement ceremony March 15 at the Baileys Harbor Town Hall. Prior to the ceremony, Peil led a presentation about care of the flag and a hands-on flag folding exercise. […]

  • Gibraltar’s DECA Team Wins Multiple Awards at State Conference

    Six Gibraltar DECA members attended the State Career Development Conference March 8-10 in Lake Geneva. Gibraltar DECA earned Community Service and Acts of Kindness awards for their projects that benefit the GO BO Foundation and DOOR CANcer, Inc. The team of Bradley Prust and Derek Beard earned medals in the Financial Services Team role play […]

  • Local Students/Educators Recognized by Herb Kohl Foundation

    The selection committee for the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Scholarship, Fellowship, and Leadership Program has announced recipients of the 2016 Herb Kohl Foundation awards for students, teachers and principals. Awardees from Door and Kewaunee Counties are: Initiative Scholars 2016 – Texas Kinnard, Forestville, Southern Door High School; Nathan Picus, Kewaunee, Kewaunee High School; Teacher Fellows […]

  • NWTC to Host Financial Aid Night in Luxemburg

    Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC) is here to answer questions about financial aid and help students file their FAFSA forms on April 13, 4 – 5 pm. The College is hosting Financial Aid Night at the NWTC Regional Learning Center in Luxemburg. Students should come with the following: For Summer 2016 semester – 2015-16 FAFSA, […]

  • Door County Adventure Center Now Offers Mink River Eco Adventures

    Get ready to experience the outdoors through nature-based activities with Door County Adventure Center, now offering Mink River Eco Adventures. During this overnight camp experience, campers will explore the natural environment in a safe and exciting setting where participants can develop life skills and make new friends. Camp is scheduled for Aug. 2 – 4 […]

  • Sevastopol Recognized as High Progress School

    The Sevastopol School District was among 169 schools in the state recognized in Madison on March 14 for the Wisconsin Title I Schools of Recognition program and awards ceremony. All award-winning schools receive federal Title I funding to provide services to large numbers or high percentages of economically disadvantaged children. Sevastopol was recognized as a […]

  • Nominate Environmental Educator for EPA Innovation Award

    Applications are now being accepted for the Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in partnership with the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), administers this award to honor, support and encourage educators who incorporate environmental education in their classrooms and teaching methods. This program recognizes outstanding K-12 teachers […]

  • Door County High Schoolers Invited to Washington Island Writing Program

    Write On, Door County announces a special daylong program for Door County high school students with young adult author Liza Wiemer. On May 15, selected students will travel to Washington Island to get a behind-the-scenes look at Wiemer’s novel, Hello?, as well as take part in a variety of writing and art activities. In November […]

  • Donate Items to T.J. Walker Middle School’s Community Rummage Sale

    On March 26, 8 am – 3 pm, T. J. Walker Middle School in Sturgeon Bay will hold its fourth annual Community Rummage Sale. All proceeds will go toward financial need scholarships for eighth grade students attending the Washington D.C. trip. Please consider donating some of your used items for the rummage sale. It is […]

  • Gibraltar School’s Early Childhood Screening Scheduled for April 25

    Gibraltar School will hold early childhood screening on April 25. Your child must be 3 or 4 years old by April 25, 2016 to participate in this screening. Contact Mari Grenchik (920.868.3284 ext. 258, [email protected]) to schedule an appointment. There is no fee for this screening to evaluate your child’s thinking, language and motor skills. […]

  • Gibraltar’s Girl Scout Troop Earns First Aid Badge at Sturgeon Bay Visits

    Girl Scout Troop 4369 from Gibraltar Area Schools recently spent the day in Sturgeon Bay earning their First Aid Badge. A trip to the Door County Justice Center and Ministry Door County Medical Center (MDCMC) provided a wealth of information and great learning experiences. The girls were thrilled to work with a deputy to learn […]

  • Sturgeon Bay High School Announces 2016 NHS Inductees

    Students were inducted into the Sturgeon Bay High School chapter of the National Honor Society at the annual candlelight ceremony on March 7. Those students are: Emily Ash, Lauren Gordon, Madeline Schopf, Allison Alberts, Allison Bridenhagen, Andrew Burkart, James Dickson, Liam Herbst, Grace Hubbard, Nathan LeRoy, Morgan Nelson, Thomas Renfrew, Megan Richard, Ashley Sternard, Jared […]

  • U.S. Cellular Supports Youth Groups through Community Connections Program

    U.S. Cellular recently announced that it is continuing its “Community Connections” program for the second consecutive year to support local youth organizations. Last year, the company sponsored more than 700 school groups and youth sports teams through a partnership with Pear, an online platform that connects local brands with local community needs. Academic and athletic […]

  • Applications Accepted for PMF College Scholarship

    Peninsula Music Festival (PMF) is currently accepting applications for its $3,000 college scholarship. Information and applications are available from the guidance and music departments of each of the Door County schools as well as the festival’s website,, click on Education and Community Engagement. Each year PMF awards a $3,000 scholarship to a graduating senior […]

  • Youth Academic and Athletic Groups Can Now Apply for U.S. Cellular’s “Community Connections” Sponsorships

    U.S. Cellular recently announced that it is continuing its “Community Connections” program for the second consecutive year to support local youth organizations. Last year, the company sponsored more than 700 school groups and youth sports teams through a partnership with Pear, an online platform that connects local brands with local community needs. Academic and athletic […]

  • Governor Walker Signs Teacher Licensure Bill

    Representative Joel Kitchens Kitchens visited Elizabeth Gierhahn on Monday, March 7, at the Door County YMCA as part of the Take Your Legislator to Work Campaign, organized each year by the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities. During the visit, Kitchens got to see community-integrated employment in action and learn more about the value […]

  • State Park Sticker Contest Open to High Schoolers

    Wisconsin high school students have until April 13 to submit entries for the 2017 Wisconsin state park sticker design contest. The contest is open to all high school-age students attending public, private or parochial schools in Wisconsin. The winning design will be displayed on more than 265,000 vehicles. The design must be the artist’s original […]