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Valedictorian: Wisconsin Connections Academy Taught Me More than Academics

When people ask about the high school I attended, I proudly tell them I went to Wisconsin Connections Academy and am the 2016 valedictorian at the state’s first virtual school....

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Oak Creek resident wins WI PTA Outstanding Educator Award

Oak Creek resident and High School Alumni Ryan Piper was awarded the 2016 Wisconsin PTA Outstanding Educator of the Year award. The award is presented to a teacher who...

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Ten Wisconsin High School Seniors Win BBB Foundation’s “Student of Integrity” Scholarship

The Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of its 2016 “Student of Integrity” scholarship. The winners are (in alphabetical order): Henry Biznek of Kohler High...

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UW-Parkside Adult Learner Open House April 26

Attend an adult learner open house, Tuesday, April 26, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the University of Wisconsin-Parkside Student Center. Discover the next steps in achieving your educational goals....

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School District of Cudahy Recognized for Tolerance Efforts

School District of Cudahy Recognized for Tolerance Efforts Designated ‘Mix It Up’ Model School by the Southern Poverty Law Center MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Southern Poverty Law Center’s Teaching Tolerance program has...

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Servant Leadership Initiative Announced at St. Thomas More High School

Milwaukee, WI (March 16, 2016) St. Thomas More High School (STM) is excited to announce the creation of a one-of-a-kind servant leadership program. Founded through a multi-year investment...

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MCW names Chief Historian and Senior Associate Vice President for Communications

Richard Katschke has been named Chief Historian and Senior Associate Vice President for Communications for the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW). Katschke served as Associate Vice President of Public Affairs...

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School District of Cudahy Summer School registration

Summer school is just around the corner. We have lots of activities available for students who wish to increase their knowledge, explore, create and play. See the course guide for...

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BBB Tip: Children’s Online Safety

From “tweens” getting their first smart phone, to preschoolers playing games on mom’s tablet, to students researching a science fair project, more and more kids are getting online every day....

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Wixon to Host Business Tour of MPS Students

Wixon, a manufacturer of seasonings, flavors, and technologies for the food and beverage industry, is participating in a program launched by the Council of Small Business Executives (COSBE) aimed...

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State Superintendent Coming to CHS

STATE SUPERINDTENDENT DR. TONY EVERS TO SERVE AS GUEST PANELIST FOR STUDENTS AT CUDAHY HIGH SCHOOL Dr. Evers to help evaluate senior students’ mastery of Common Core Standards in English Language...

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St. Matthew School Open House

Are you a new family to Oak Creek? Is your child’s class size too big? Will the next school year bring a transition to a new school within the public...

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First Stage announces acting classes in Franklin!

First Stage is excited to announce that its Theater Academy classes will now be available at the Academy of Performing Arts in Franklin. Classes begin during First Stage’s winter session...

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OCHS to hold their second annual alumni concert

The OCHS choir alumni will be holding their second annual alumni concert on Saturday, March 5th, 2016. Every graduate that has been involved in the choir program for any period...

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SMHS Incoming Freshman Orientation Night

On Thursday, January 7, 2016 South Milwaukee High School will hold a Freshman Orientation Night in the PAC. At 6:00 p.m., incoming freshman and students new to SMHS are...

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Alverno College Will Hold its 152nd Commencement on December 18 and 19

Alverno College will hold its 152nd commencement this weekend as 156 students walk across the Pitman Theatre stage (39th St. and Morgan Ave.) to receive their undergraduate degrees. The...

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Santa's Workshop at SMHS

Please come on over to South Milwaukee High School for our annual Santa's Workshop on Saturday, December 12, 2015 from 9am to noon! Please enter through Door #29 on the...

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Milwakee Teen Takes Gold! Headed to World Irish Dance Championship in Scotland

The results just in! While millions of families sat down to give thanks this past weekend, members of the Trinity Academy of Irish Dance struck gold at the Mid-America Regional...

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Pleasant Prairie Teens Win Big- Head to World Irish Dance Championships in Scotland

Elmhurst, IL (December 2, 2015) The results just in! While millions of families sat down to give thanks this past weekend, members of the Trinity Academy of Irish Dance struck...

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East Middle School Student Journalism

*The following news stories were written by East Middle School eighth grade students as part of an investigative journalism writing unit. Why are Some Students Thinking About Quitting Band? By Hailey Dziedic If...

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Community Watch

» Roundup of Memorial Day events in suburban Milwaukee and Lake Country 5/27

» Festival Foods proposal advances in Hales Corners with panel's support Updated:  5/26

» Warrior Dash obstacle course coming to The Rock Aug. 13 5/26

» 2 men sentenced in attempted carjackings in Greenfield, Oak Creek 5/25

» Classes resume at Franklin High School following evacuation Updated:  5/25

» Franklin High School wins awards for "Fiddler on the Roof" 5/25

» View some Art in the Park in Oak Creek May 28 5/25

» Boerner Botanical Gardens hosting Herb Fair May 28 5/24

» Greendale's Canterbury Elementary enters recycling contest to win new playground 5/24

» Oak Creek boys track team stays on task, win sixth SEC outdoor title 5/24

» Initial Reaction: Talking with star Waukesha soccer players Dani Rhodes, Emily Cervantes Updated:  5/24

» Franklin boys tennis team dominates SEC tourney 5/24

» Big bats land Oak Creek softball team SEC title 5/24

» Steady Franklin golfers claim Southeast Conference title 5/23

» Grease fire damages oven at Franklin bakery 5/20

» Five places to go to let your dog off the leash this summer 5/19

» Reptile Day returns June 12 at Wehr Nature Center 5/19

» Oak Creek stuns Whitnall, 12-2, in battle of softball powers 5/19

» Crash closes portion of Highway 100 in Hales Corners May 18 5/18

» Oak Creek approves $13 million financing help for Ikea store 5/18

» Franklin girls soccer team finishes second at Kiel tournament 5/17

» Why did IKEA choose Oak Creek? Location 5/17

» Oak Creek to honor veterans May 30 5/17

» Initial Reaction Podcast: A chat with award-winning sportscaster Dennis Krause Updated:  5/17

» Oak Creek's Marwin Evans signs with Green Bay Packers 5/14

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Best Summer Ever

 

We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.

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