March, 2019
Badger High School Newsletter
In order to provide adequate instructional time for our lost cold and snow days, we have modified the current school calendar in the following manner:

Monday, April 22nd  will now be a full day of instruction for all students grades 4K - 12  (formerly off on this day)

March 14th, April 11th, May 9th  will now be full days of instruction for all students grades 4K - 12  (formerly late start/early release days)

The revised calendar has been posted on the District website:

Please note that additional cancellations of school may require further modifications to this year’s calendar.

These updates apply to all Lake Geneva Schools: Badger High School, Lake Geneva Middle School, Eastview Elementary, Star Center Elementary and Central-Denison Elementary.  
News and Information
Badger High School announced the 2018-2019 Semester 1 Honor Roll.

The Honor Rolls are based on grade point average. Students who earn a grade point average of 3.8 or higher will be listed on High Honors. Students who earn a grade point average of at least 3.3 but less than 3.8 GPA will be listed on Honors.
Nutrition Nuggets includes tips to provide busy parents with practical ways to promote healthy nutrition and physical activity for their children. Click on the picture above to read more.
Looking for a job? Check out the Walworth County Job Center Job Fair on March 19, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Click on the picture above to view the businesses looking for talented jobseekers.
The National Honor Society presents Culver's for A Cause. A percentage of sales will help provide school supplies for area students. Please stop by Culver's on March 18 from 5 - 8 p.m.
Students at Badger High School Earn Industry Certifications

Students take important step in pursuing career goals by completing industry-recognized certifications
Badger High School is pleased to recognize 8 students who earned industry certifications this academic year. Through the intensive certification program, these students have gained essential career skills in various Career and Technical Education (CTE) subject areas that will promote a successful transition to postsecondary education and the workforce.
Badger High School is now accepting registrations for the Learn-to-Swim program held during the summer at the Badger pool. Class times fill up fast - get your preferred spot today!
Principal Tronsen's Topics
Late winter and early spring testing happening at Badger

All Freshmen and Sophomores Aspire Testing Dates:

April 15th All Freshmen
April 16th All Sophomores

These days will require about ½ of the school day to administer. Encourage a good night's sleep and something for breakfast. After testing, students will resume with the remainder of their classes that day.

All Sophomores Wisconsin Forward Test in Social Studies

April 2nd and 3rd depending on your Social Studies class period. 

This test is administered in your student's Social Studies class.

Class of 2019 Families Must Read!

Family members of Seniors , please watch for information in regard to graduation . I know it’s only March, but it will be here quickly. Also, work with your student to encourage them to maintain and stay on top of course work in their classes. It is very important to finish strong. The celebration is near and I look forward to presenting the class of 2019 candidates to the School Board as meeting the necessary graduation requirements. Please reach out to our counselors if you need any help or a question answered.

Interesting Read

Parents, Teenagers and Technology: Taking Control Of Tech
Upcoming Dates to Remember
March 1, 2019 |
  • Bucky's Scholarship Gala @ The Ridge 6:30 - 10:00 p.m.

March 2, 2019 |
  • WSMA District Solo & Ensemble & Lake Geneva Middle School
  • Jazz Concert 7:00 p.m.

March 4-6, 2019 |
  • DECA State

March 6, 2019 |
  • Parent/Teacher Conferences PE Center 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

March 8-10, 2019 |
  • Mock Trial State Competition

March 9, 2019 |
  • Forensics @ Badger

March 16, 2019 |
  • Forensics District @ Waterford

March 18, 2019 |
  • Masterworks Concert 7:00 p.m.

March 22, 2019 |
  • End of 3rd Quarter

March 25 - March 29, 2019 |
  • Spring Break - No School
Counseling Center
ACT Testing
We wrapped up the ACT testing with the Junior class recently and all went well! Scores will be sent home and delivered to the school near the end of the school year so be on the lookout for those. If you would like to sign your student up to take the ACT test again, go to  to do so. Badger High School will be hosting an ACT testing date again on June 8th, 2019. You'll need to register for this test through the ACT website in order to take the test on this date at Badger. There are other dates available at other locations, which can also be found on the ACT website.

Several scholarship deadlines have passed but there are still other scholarships available for Seniors to apply for. Senior students have been given instructions on how to access scholarships via  Career Cruising  where information on each scholarship can be found, as well as the applications. For those Seniors planning to attend a UW school in the fall, check out some other scholarships at this link:

Placement Testing
Now that many Seniors are making decisions on which school they will be attending in the Fall, each student should sign up for their individual college placement test. Students should contact their individual college to find out how to complete placement testing. To register for placement testing at any UW College, and for more information regarding UW College placement testing, please visit the following website: 

Job Fair
On March 29th at 10 a.m. there will be a job fair at Lake Lawn Resort in Delavan. Stop by and learn more about job opportunities!

Work Permits
If a work permit is needed, please see Mrs. Ingersoll in the counseling center. You will need $10 cash, your social security card, and a letter from the employer stating that you will be working there. If Mrs. Ingersoll is not available, you can get a work permit from city hall.
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