Thank you Shaklee Cares! Aaron Gottschalk, Elkhorn alumnus and representative of Shaklee Cares, presented a check recently to the EASD Education Foundation from proceeds made while parking cars during the fair. Aaron has been a great supporter of EASD and the community. The Elkhorn Area School District Education Foundation (EASDEF) is a nonprofit, independent organization that connects the community and Elkhorn Area School District schools to inspire and enhance the educational experience of our students. Through charitable donations gifted by community members and businesses, the EASDEF is able to provide schools with their greatest needs, support educator creativity, and grow endowment funds to enable future giving. Learn more about how you can get involved with EASDEF at www.easdef.org.
We have two more new educators to share with you! We are so glad you're part of our team!
As we wrap up week 2 of school, we decided to share a little bit more about our new West Side educators. We are so glad you're all here!
Tibbets would like to welcome our new educators and staff. Please say hi when you see them. We are so glad you're here!
We'd like to share a little bit more about the new faces here. When you see them, please welcome the newest members of the #JacksonJrElks team!
As we wrap up the second week of school, we decided to share a little bit more about our new EAMS educators. Please welcome them when you see them. We are so glad you're all here!
Save the Date! The Mini Maker Faire is back! February 18, 2023 Interested in becoming a Maker? Or looking for more information? Visit tinyurl.com/mrkxjn6y
Come on down to Lakeland School on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Over 60 vendors will be participating and ice cream and food trucks will be on site! Learn about local disability services for all ages. Connect with resources available to all families in Walworth County, including financial resources, respite, recreational ideas, job training, education, living arrangements and more!
Students in grades 4K-8th are invited to register for the Elkhorn Cheer Kids Clinic. Sign-up at tinyurl.com/easd-cheer-clinic The clinic will take place from 5-7 p.m. on September 14th in the Cheer Gym at Elkhorn Area High School. Participants will later perform during halftime at the September 16th Varsity Football game. The $25 registration fee includes: A two-hour cheer clinic, game admission on September 16th, a halftime performance including cheer, jumps, dance, tumbling, and stunts, and a t-shirt and bow! Families should register by September 2nd for a guaranteed t-shirt.
Join us on Tuesday, August 9 from 5-8 p.m. for an Open House at Options Virtual Charter School! Options Virtual Charter School is a FREE Virtual Charter School serving students from all over the state of Wisconsin through a variety of programs that meet the personal needs of all students and families. • Traditional school at home—working with the parents to develop a student's path to success. • Personalized plan to meet the needs of all students and families, either at home or at school, your choice. • An emphasis on the 3 R’s (Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic). • Free tuition to colleges and universities while students are in high school—providing real cost savings to families. Now and in the future!
Join us on Tuesday, July 26 from 3 - 7 p.m. at the Career and College Academy at Gateway for an Open House! The Career and College Academy at Gateway is an early college and career charter high school in Walworth County that emphasizes aligning ALL classes to a student’s future goals—FREE OF CHARGE. • Emphasis on learning, not time in class. • Student and family-focused personalized learning plans. • Learning environment that reduces stress and increases belonging. • Small school creating big results with students and families as our #1 priority!
Looking for employment? Elkhorn Area School District needs AVID tutors at the high and middle schools. Visit the link to learn more >> tinyurl.com/avidtutor-easd What is AVID? Advancement Via Individual Determination. The AVID elective course supports students in the academic middle who strive to succeed in rigorous courses so that they can reach their highest potential. What does an AVID tutor do? An AVID tutor . . . • leads tutorial sessions, • determines the focus of tutorial sessions, • works with students during the writing process, • assists students in any subject, • assists in teaching study skills and other aspects of college preparation, and acknowledges the individuality of all AVID students and works to develop their academic and personal pride.
Annual Returning Student Registration is now open! Please log into Family Access to get started. All returning students should have Annual Registration completed before the first day of school. tinyurl.com/EASD-Family-Access
Thank you to everyone who donated to support the family of Colton Lazzeroni. With your help, Officer Kirkpatrick's Olympics was able to raise $6,500 to give to Colton's family in his honor.
Alternative Open Enrollment for the 2022-23 school year is now open! Visit https://tinyurl.com/EASD-OE-22 to complete and submit your application. Next, visit the EASD website to complete a New Student Enrollment application for your students. We can't wait for you to join us!
Need a sports physical? No sweat. Wednesday, July 27 | Noon-5 pm Mercyhealth–Elkhorn 839 N. Wisconsin St. Elkhorn, WI Please call (262) 245-0535 or toll-free (877) 893-5503 to schedule your appointment. Physicals include a doctor’s exam and a sports medicine screening by an athletic trainer. They do not include blood tests or immunizations. One physical per appointment available for students up to age 18. Please complete the health history portion of the child’s physical form before the appointment. Cost: $40 Physicals are not billable to insurance. Cash, check or credit card payment is due at appointment. Child must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Wear shorts, t-shirt and your glasses or contacts.
Congratulations to EAHS Automotive and Technology Education teacher Austin Thorson for being named one of 50 finalists for the 2022 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence. The award honors excellent teaching in skilled trades education in U.S. public high schools. Austin is now in the running for one of 20 prizes totaling $1.25 million, which will be awarded in October. #1herd @hftforschools
EAHS students partnered up with the Aurora Health Foundation this week to help unload a truck full of supplies that will benefit those served by the Aurora Health Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (S.A.N.E) program. #1Herd
Congratulations to all the EASD students that were recognized last night at our EL Celebration. Damian, Rubi, Andy, Briana, Victoria & Uriel all from Jackson reached English proficiency. So proud of you!
Congratulations Anna and Grace! Anna was selected for the Wisconsin School Music Association Middle Level State Honors Band on trumpet, and Grace is the prioritized first alternate on bass clarinet! Anna and Grace performed auditions in April to compete for spots in this elite band. Nearly 1000 middle school students across the state of Wisconsin auditioned for the 305 spots in the program, including band, choir, and orchestra. Being accepted and recognized as an alternate are accomplishments that set them apart as being among the top middle school band students in the state.