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Cudahy High School Cabaret Night 2011

Cudahy High School, Band and Orchesra

This year the Cudahy High School Fine Arts programs are teaming up to host the first “Cudahy High School Cabaret Night – A Celebration of the Arts”, which will feature live music, food, a senior art show, forensics demonstrations, and a silent auction. This event came about as an evolution of the popular “Jazz Café” program so, in keeping with tradition, the High School Jazz Ensemble will be performing sets of classic 1940’s Big Band dance music. In addition, many student chamber groups from the band, choir, and orchestra programs will be performing throughout the evening.

The Fine Arts Department sees this event as an opportunity to celebrate student involvement in the arts, create awareness about the importance of arts education, and generate funds to support student centered arts activities throughout the coming year. For more information, please contact Scott Plank, Cudahy High School Director of Bands at: 414-531-1327, or by email at:

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2011 WSMA State Solo and Ensemble Festival at UW-Parkside

Cudahy High School

On Saturday, May 7, music students from Cudahy High School will attend the WSMA State Solo and Ensemble Festival at UW-Parkside. This festival not only provides the opportunity for students to perform music independently but it also gives recognition to the outstanding soloists throughout the state.

The students who are performing are:

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Visit Cudahy's Finest Young Artist Creations at Art Splash

Throughout the month of May, the Cudahy north science area will again be filled with a variety of art work from students throughout the School District of Cudahy. Much preparation and dedication has been put into this display, and that work will be officially opened for viewing on Thursday, May 5, starting with the grand opening from 5:00-7:00 P.M.

Take some time this month to stop in and view all the wonderful pieces of art our K-12 students have created.

Cudahy High School Student To Attend Prestigious Marquette University Program

Cudahy High School

Cudahy High student Rebecca Fansler recently found out she, again, was chosen to participate in a prestigious summer program in our area. Here is some information on her accomplishments: Becky was chosen again this year out of a national pool of applicants to participate in the SSEP III HCOP program at Marquette University over the summer (Summer Science Enrichment Program, Health Careers Opportunity Program).

The university choose just 24 students for each level. She will live on campus at Marquette for six weeks this summer and take classes. This program is all federally funded; her tuition, books, room, meals, and uniforms are paid for, and she will receive a weekly stipend. Last year she was even chosen as a speaker for the closing ceremony at the end of July. Her eventual career goal is to be an Interventional Radiologist.

Congratulations Becky!

April Renaissance Students of the Month Winners

Cudahy High School, Renaissance Students

Every month, the Renaissance Program at the Cudahy High School recognizes one student from each grade as the student of the month. The  April Renaissance Students of the Month winners are:

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Cudahy School District Art Splash Participants

Art Splash

Congratulations to the following amazing and talented young artists who participated in Cudahy School District 2011 Art Splash! 

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Cudahy School District 2011 Math Counts Winners

Math Counts

On Thursday, May 12, Cudahy held their annual Math Counts competition.  Congratulations to the winners!

Peyton Kern - 6th grader winner - Kosciuszko School

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2011 Cudahy High School Prom Court

Cudahy High School, Prom

The prom for Cudahy High School was held at the Harley Davidson Museum on Saturday, May 7.

Prom Count -  Chanel Anastas, Erica Bornhofer, Brittni Vermiglio, Collin Eichner, Matthew Gorski, Steve Shimeta, Derron LeFlore, Jacob Littman, Sean Meyer (King), Angela Chavarin, Taylor Gradinjan, Ladonna Honey (Queen)

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32% of CHS Personal Finance Students Score in Top 20% Nationwide

Cudahy High School

The Cudahy High School Business Education Department is pleased to announce that more than 32 percent of all CHS students who participated in the United States Treasury Department’s National Financial Capability Challenge finished in the top 20 percent of all students nationwide. The National Financial Capability Challenge is a test designed to assess and recognize the financial knowledge of high school students. It consists of an online standardized test that allows students nationwide to demonstrate their understanding of personal finance topics such as budgeting, investing, saving, and general banking principles.

More than 84,000 students across the United States participated in this year’s challenge. A total of 65 students in Mr. Kevin Jones’s Personal Finance course participated. Of those 65 students, 32.3 percent, or 21 students, scored in the top 20th percentile. Congratulations to the following award-winning students who will be receiving a certificate for their performance from the United States Treasury and the Department of Education:

Jacob Campbell
Jessica Galaska
Jenna Hansen
Warren Harper
La Donna Honey
Jodie Kaebisch
Brittany Komorowski
Michael Lamster
Erin Maurer
Joey Merced
Gillian Miner
David Owczarski
Michelle Papala
Janel Popp
Rebecca Robinson
Marie Stillmank
Nicholas Thein
Scott Williamson
Michael Windt
Teddy Wolter
Kabaobai Yang

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Celebrate the End of the School Year at Lincoln's PTA Social

Robert C. Byrd Scholarship Winners

Cudahy High School, Byrd Scholarship

Cudahy High School was able to nominate two students for the Robert C. Byrd Scholarship Program this school year. Recipients are chosen at the state level based on overall grade point averages and ACT test score.

Pending full funding at the federal level, Byrd scholarships may provide $1,500.00 per year for up to four years of post-secondary education.

The two nominees for this prestigious award from Cudahy High School were Zachary Plachinski and Emily Junger. Zachary received notification that he is a recipient, which is quite an honor since it is such a competitive scholarship.

Congratulations to both Emily and Zachary.

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