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Noodles and Oodles of Fun - Spaghetti Dinner and Fundraiser at Park View

Fundraisers, Park View

Spaghetti Dinner - Games - Raffle Prizes - Bingo


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Who Really Discovered America?

Discovery Students, Lincoln

5th grade Discovery Students at Lincoln School researched explorers to learn about and find the True Discoverer of America. The students then presented their research and a debate to their class and parents.

Participants include: Cee Cee Schoemann - Hoei Shin, Brianna Brandt - Brendan the Bold, John Treat - Bjarni Herjulfsson, Jordan Feypel - Prince Madoc of Wales, Joey Kwas - Leif Ericsson, Jeff Kellenberger - Christopher Columbus, Nate Packer-Wells - Chief Howling Wind of the Cree Nation.

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District Spelling Bee

District Spelling Bee, Kosciuszko, Lincoln, Park View

4th, 5th, and 6th grade students competed in the District Spelling Bee on Tuesday, February 12 at Lincoln School.

To qualify for this competition, the students had to win the classroom competition and then their grade level competition.

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Who Says Science Has to be Boring?

Kosciuszko, Owl Pellets

Who says science has to be boring?

At Kosciuszko School, fifth grade students in Ms. Janusiak's class read the book Poppy. In the book, there are references to owl pellets.

What is an owl pellet?  Is it owl dung? No, an owl pellet is a ball of bones, fur, scales, and feathers of animals the owl eats which it cannot digest. This ball is then regurgitated in the form of a pellet. The fifth grade students completed an online dissection of an owl pellet, and then were given the real thing!

Nature's Classroom Institute

Cudahy Middle School, Nature's Classroom Institute


From April 14 - April 18, students from Cudahy Middle School will have the unique opportunity to visit and experience the Nature's Classroom Institute.

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2008 Cudahy Music Festival

Cudahy Middle School, Cudahy Music Festival

On Saturday, March 8, Cudahy Middle School will host 297 students for the annual Cudahy Middle School Music Festival.  This festival is for students in grades 4 through 6 in the Cudahy orchestra and band programs.  The students have been working extremely hard with their music teachers to prepare for this event.  Each student has prepared a short piece that demonstrates technical and musical skills which have been taught in school.  The students will play in front of an adjudicator and receive a rating based on his or her performance.


Author to Speak at Cudahy Middle School

Cudahy Middle School, Ji Ji Jiang

Author Ji-li Jiang will visit the Cudahy Middle School on April 4th.  The students plan to read her book Red Scarf Girl to prepare for the visit. Red Scarf Girl is Jiang's memoir of her childhood during the cultural revolution in China.  

This will be a very exciting event!

Glencastle Irish Dancers at Lincoln School

Glencastle Irish Dancers, Lincoln

On March 17, Lincoln School will host the Glencastle Irish Dancers!  The Glencastle Irish Dancers are an award winning dance group based in West Allis, WI. The kids and facility will surely enjoy this dance group whose name and origins come directly from Glencastle, Ireland!


Interactive Geography


On April 2, students at Lincoln School will experience the Earth Balloon Program. The Earth Balloon is an interactive teaching tool - a 20' diameter inflatable globe with an entrance - that allows students to view the Earth and the world from the inside out.

Once inside the Earth Balloon, students can learn about time zones, rain forests, tectonic plates, migration, population clusters, and countless other topics.

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Tryouts for the Cudahy High School Varsity Pom Pon Team

Cudahy High School, Pom Pons

Tryouts for the Cudahy High School Varsity Pom Pon Team will be held in April. If you love to dance and want to participate at various CHS events, don't miss out!  Tryouts will be held on the following days:

  • Pre-tryout clinic - April 1 and 3 from 3:30 - 4:30 at Cudahy Middle School.  This clinic is for all incoming freshmen.  The head coach and graduating seniors will provide one on one instruction.
  • General tryouts - April 8, 10, and 11 from 4:30 - 6:30 at Cudahy High School.

Information is available in CMS and CHS offices and at  You can contact Coach Stray at 294.2700 x3011

Third Grade Multiplication Competition

Kosciuszko, multiplication completition

On March 31, third graders at Kosciuszko School plan to participate in a multiplication competition. The students will display their multiplication skills by competing against one another in a tournament. For about two minutes, children see multiplication problems. Whoever gets the most problems correct will advance to the next round. 

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Building Strong Character

Character Education, Kosciuszko, Lincoln

During this school year, Kosciuszko and most recently Lincoln School are acknowledging students who exhibit these character traits:

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Martial Arts at J.E. Jones

J.E. Jones

On March 12, J.E. Jones School held a martial arts assembly. Mr. Sorce of Sorce Martial Arts demonstrated various Taikwondo techniques and also spoke to students about bullying, friendship, and respect. The students did a fantastic job and enjoyed everything they learned!

To see more pictures, go the the J.E. Jones photo album

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Cudahy High School Boys Golf - April Home Games

Cudahy High School, golf

Boys Golf  

April 9 - 2:55 - Grant Park
Cudahy High School vs. Greenfield (JV)

April 14 - 2:55 - Grant Park
Cudahy High School vs. Greendale (JV)

April 15 - 2:55 - Cudahy Mini @ Oakwood Golf Park (Varsity)

April 18 - 9:00 a.m. - Oakwood Invite (Varsity)

April 23 - 2:55 - Grant Park
Cudahy High School vs. New Berlin Eisenhower (JV)

April 18 - 9:00 a.m. - Cudahy Skins and Scramble (Varsity)


Principal for a Day

Kosciuszko, Principal for a Day

To raise money for character education endeavors, Kosciuszko school is holding a raffle.

The lucky winner of the raffle receives Mr. Katte's cell phone and keys and gets to manage the building for the afternoon!  Meanwhile, Mr. Katte has to sit in the student's desk and do his or her homework for the time period.

The raffle drawing will be held on April 8 during Academic Night and the student will serve as principal the afternoon of April 10.

Family Fun Night (Lincoln)


On Friday, April 4, Lincoln School will hold its 10th Annual Family Fun Night for the students and families of Lincoln school! 

Play games. Win prizes. Eat great food. See and win awesome raffle baskets. Take part in the Scholastic book fair.  And (new this year) see the show Kids are People Too!

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General Mitchell Teacher Wins Fellowship Award

General Mitchell

Dina Mendola, a sixth-grade teacher at General Mitchell Elementary School recently won the Herb Kohl Fellowship Award!

Fellowship recipients are chosen for their superior ability to inspire a love of learning in their students, their ability to motivate others, and for their leadership and service within and outside the classroom. Congratulations!

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Cudahy High School Scholar Awards

Cudahy High School

Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Excellence Scholarship recipients demonstrate excellence in the academic arena and high motivation to achieve, display a broad range of activity and leadership outside the academic setting, and show strong promise for succeeding in college and beyond.

Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Excellence Scholar for 2008: Colleen Woyach

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