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Heavenly Hats Fundraiser at J.E. Jones a Great Success

J.E. Jones

J.E. Jones recently held a Heavenly Hats fundraiser.  For this fundraiser, each student who donated a dollar could wear a hat to school. The dollar goes to the Heavenly Hats Foundation. Heavenly Hats is a foundation that provides brand new hats to people who lose their hair due to treatment of cancer.


Cudahy High School Talent Show a Huge Hit!

Cudahy High School

The first annual CHS Talent Show on Friday, November 12 was a huge success. About 300 audience members were on hand, and they were treated to sixteen one-of-a-kind acts. The event’s success rests with the fact that so many students and community members came together and positively supported our soon-to-be American Idol winners.

We are already planning for the event next November. Please congratulate the following students on their participation in the event:

Zach Butzlaff, Kyle Buckner, Nikkie Schwartz, Justin Parve, Joshua Dailey, Kendall Corder, El-Amin Sharif, Roxanne Thiede, Maggie Duris, Thomas Ezetta, Kim Garlie, Diana Dombrowski, Zach Plachinski, Blake Mani, Liz Michalzik, Jim Yang, Sam Johnson, Duncan Kostowicz, Eddie Commodore, Dominique Dalton, Alex Bauer, Correy Markowski, and Brad Crocetta 

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Cudahy School District Staff Raise Money for Charities

Cudahy School District, United Way, Project Concern, Pancreatic Cancer Network, Ronald McDonald House, National Kidney Foundation

It's generosity in its finest form.  So far this school year, the Cudahy School District teachers, staff, and administration has raised over $8,000 (and counting) for various charities. 

These charities include:

United Way's "Combined Giving Campaign", raising $5,537. This is up $3,177 from last year.

National Lee Denim Day (for women's cancer), raising $1,283. This is up $268 from last year.

Pancreatic Cancer Network, raising $1,245.

*  Upcoming charities: Project Concern, Ronald McDonald House, and National Kidney Foundation.

Little by little, we all work together to make a difference in our community and in the world we live.  Thank you so much to the Cudahy School Distict staff for making a contribution and helping to make this difference.


J.E. Jones PTA "Counting Down the Days" Community Social

J.E. Jones

On December 11, 2010, J.E. Jones School will be holding a special fundraiser and community social.

This is an Adult Only Event.

When: December 11, 2010
Time: 6-10:30 p.m.
Where: Knights of Columbus Hall, 732 Badger Ave. South Milwaukee, WI 53172
Cost: $10 Entry - Free Soda, Beer, and Snacks


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Students and Staff at J.E. Jones Celebrate Veteran's Day

J.E. Jones, Veteran's Day

Students and staff at J.E. Jones celebrate Veteran's Day.

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November Renaissance Students of the Month

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 November Renaissance Students of the Month winners are:

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Cudahy Elementary Orchestra Winter Concert a Success!

Band and Orchestra, Orchestra, Cudahy School District

The Cudahy School District Elemetary Orchestra Concert was held on December 8. The stage was filled with the district's yougest musicians and the concert was wonderful.

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General Mitchell Students Studying with Scientists in Antarctica

General Mitchell, Antarctica

On Sunday evening, Dr. Peter Flaig and Dr. Steve Hasiotis contacted the Matt Geiger, Principal of General Mitchell Elementary school, to create a unique connection.   The connection is to have grade school students learn about Antarctica, science and animal life utilizing a grant from the National Science Foundation.  

Over the next couple months, Antarctica’s summer months, Antarctica is open for scientist from around the world to study its unique environment.  Dr. Steven T. Hasiotis from the University of Kansas will lead a team including Dr. Peter Flaig from the University of Texas- Austin, “looking for fossils in rocks that range in age from 400 million years to 200 million years old.” Their goal “is to collect and describe as many new fossils from these rocks as possible. These fossils will tell us about life and the environment on Antarctica before it was covered in ice”  

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2010-2011 Cudahy High School Academic Decathlon Results

Cudahy High School, Academic Decathlon

On Tuesday, November 9, 2010, through hours of after school study and hard work, Cudahy High School's held their 2010-2011 Academic Decathlon team local competition. All team members did an outstanding job. Cudahy High School's team earned a total of 11,069 points. The top scorer on the team was Gillian Miner with a score of 2,397 points.

This year’s team consisted of in the honor’s category juniors Gillian Miner and Maggie Duris, sophomore Sara Kutcher, and alternate freshmen Logan Hennlich; in the scholastic category junior Lauren Marvell, sophomore Allison Pritzl and freshmen EmmaLea Marvell; and in the varsity category juniors Robert Johnson and Teddy Wolter.

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Congratulations Mr. Moore!

Cudahy Middle School, Awards,

Cudahy Middle School Principal Mike Moore has been named 2011 Wisconsin High School Associate Principal of the Year by the Association of Wisconsin School Administrators.

This accomplishment is a great and well-deserved tribute to Moore as an associate principal who both demonstrates a positive impact on our students and works diligently to serve our learning community as a whole.

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Cudahy High School Fall Sports Recognition

Cudahy High School, Football, Soccer, Cross Country, Volleyball

Join us in congratulating the following Cudahy School student athletes for their tremendous efforts and recognition during this past 2010 fall sports season.


First Team All-Conference Offense

Julius Allen (running back)
Seth Donovan (tight end)
Teontae Morgan (wide receiver)
Dakota Shaon (offensive line)

Honorable Mention Offense
Ryan Scheel (quarterback)
Nick Smith (offensive line)

First Team All-Conference Defense
C.J. Perkins (outside linebacker)
Cody Gavin (defensive line)

Honorable Mention Defense
Joe Rogers (inside linebacker)

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Preschool Learning Adventures (Parent/Child Class)

Cudahy Recreation Department, Preschool Learning Adventures

Are you looking for fun ways to beat the winter doldrums with your preschooler? If so, then this course is for you!  This is an interactive parent/child course that will have your child and you creating, dancing, singing and having fun together. Did we mention that your child will be learning too?

This course is designed to help foster your child’s school readiness skills in a nurturing and fun environment. Parent must attend with child(ren) and will be playing alongside their child(ren) during
this course.

Deadlines: Jan. 14 / Mar. 18


10:00 am—10:45 am
Session 1: January 22, 29; February 5, 12
Session 2: March 26; April 2, 9, 16

Parkview Elementary cafeteria
5555 S. Nicholson Ave., Cudahy
5 minimum

$20 per child per 4-week session includes all of the supplies

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Beginner Basketball - Boys and Girls - Ages 4-8

Cudahy Recreation Department, Beginner Basketball

Learn how to play basketball and improve your skills. You will be taught the fundamentals of basketball, such as how to dribble, pass, catch and shoot. Learn the game, while having fun and making friends!

Deadline to register: March 28


April 2, 9, 16; May 7,14
Ages 4-5 9:00 am — 9:45 am
Ages 6-8 10:00 am — 10:45 am

Parkview Elementary gym
5555 S Nicholson Ave.

$20 Res. / $40 Non-Res. includes a shirt

Instructor, Chad Donahue, CHS Varsity Boys Basketball Coach and Players

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Basic Acting Workshop (Grade 1 and Older)

Cudahy Recreation Department, Acting

A fundamental workshop in dramatic presentation. The objective is to introduce participants to the basic
skills of Performance Art through improvisation and theatre games using the Body, Voice & Imagination.
Creative Drama not only exercises the imagination, it teaches students self-confidence in public speaking, and promotes determination & courage to accomplish future goals.

Deadline: Mar. 30

Wednesday, April 6
3:15 pm—4:30 pm

Kosciuszko Elementary cafeteria
5252 S. Kirkwood Ave., Cudahy

$10 per child—7 minimum
Instructor, Matthew Konkel

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Ballet and Tap Dance Combination Classes Age Groups: 3/4, 5/6, 7/8

Cudahy Recreation Department, Ballet, Tap

Ballet and Tap Dance Combination Classes Age Groups: 3/4, 5/6, 7/8

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Future Packer Stars Dribbling Team (Boys & Girls Grades 1-4)

Cudahy Recreation Department, Basketball

Join the Cudahy Varsity Boys Basketball players and coaches at the high school to work on ball handling skills.  Children will play some basketball-type games and work on various skills in a fun environment.  The Future Stars will have 2 halftime performances to show off some of the skills they have learned.

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Swim Club - Ages 8-18

Cudahy Recreation Department, Swim Club


Swim Club is for competitive swimming.  Must be able to swim for 25 yards non-stop and unassisted. Questions?  Contact Brian Dubis at 414-336-7913 or email: or website:

Winter Season:  Mon., Jan. 3—Thu., March 10, 2011
(no class on non-session days & days designated by instructor)
6:30 pm—8:00 pm
Cudahy High School Pool, 4950 S. Lake Drive, Cudahy

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Cheer Fundamentals (Girls K-4 to gr. 8)

Cudahy Recreation Department, Cheerleading

Cheer the Cudahy Girls Varsity Basketball Team to victory alongside the Cudahy Varsity Cheer Team. Perfect for any age and skill set. Come learn and experience the fun that happens on the sidelines: the spirit, cheers, dances, stunts, jumps, tumbling and energy!!! The girls will cheer at the game on Tuesday, Feb. 22 against Racine Case at Cudahy High School. Meet at 6:45 pm for 7:30 pm game and perform at halftime.

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