Welcome to this month's publication of the eNews. In this edition, you will find:
*Breast Cancer Awareness
*Donation of Tie Blankets
*Bilingual Celebration
*National Blue Ribbon Award
*Laufenberg Recognized
*Apple Activities
*Kindness with Chalk Activities
*Second Grade Science Classes
*In Memory of Kenneth Ritchie
*Pumpkins Turned into Globes
*Elementary Spooktaculars
*Trunk or Treat
*Numerous ISMS Class Activities
*Technology Uses
*Numerous HS Club Activities
*Big Band Dinner and Dance
*Peer Leader Training
*HS Field Trip
*Staff Development Opportunities
*Bus Drivers Needed
Dates to Note
Nov. 1 - Community Info Meeting - DO
Nov. 1 - Technology and Internet Safety - ISMS
Nov. 1 - P/T conferences - ISMS
Nov. 1 - Percy's Pro Shop opens
Nov. 2 - end of quarter
Nov. 4 - Daylight Savings Time
Nov. 6 - Election Day - referendum vote
Nov. 9 - Family Movie Night - PV
Nov. 9, 10, 11 - High School Musical - HS
Nov. 12 - Veteran's Day Program - ISMS
Nov. 12 - Board of Ed. meeting
Nov. 15 - ISMS Geography Bee - HS
Nov. 21 - NO SCHOOL
Nov. 22 - Happy Thanksgiving
Nov. 23 - NO SCHOOL
Nov. 26 - Parent Visitation - grade 7 - MS
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Community Connections
Students and staffs rallied behind the Breast Cancer Awareness Month cause promoted by the NLHS Soccer and Football teams. Pink Bulldog attire was purchased and worn to show support and bring awareness to this disease. The sale raised $884 with all proceeds going to the Breast Center at our local ThedaCare. Thank you to all who participated in this event.
Catalyst students found great joy in giving to others by making tie blankets for families in need .
The blankets will be gifted during the holiday season through a program at the Washington Center.
The bilingual program hosted the annual Bilingual Celebration for families throughout the SDNL. Families viewed student work, socialized, and had a delicious meal. Face painting and games were available to the students.
Parkview has been awarded the National Blue Ribbon Award for closing the gaps from 3rd to 4th grade. They are 1 of 8 schools in Wisconsin receiving this honor. Representatives from Parkview will accept the award in Washington DC in early November. A special thank you to Linda Larson, Deb Calabria, and Veronica Vakirtzis for helping with the application process.

Brad Laufenberg, 4th grade teacher at Parkview, was a recent winner of WEAC's Red for Public Education Promotion . Brad received tickets and was recognized at a Badger football game for his dedication to students. Congratulations, Mr. Laufenberg!
Mrs. Herzfeldt's kindergartners from Lincoln took a trip to Hofacker's Apple Orchard.
Mrs. Anderson's 2nd grade class at Lincoln Elementary enjoyed apples on ' Apple Crunch Day .'
Students in Mrs. Miller's Early Childhood class at Lincoln Elementary enjoyed a story read to them by Ms. Herzfeldt. The lesson included use of an educational App called, Novel Effect . Novel Effect brings books to life with music and sound effects.
Parkview students participated in Kindness In Chalk Day, sponsored by Bulldogs of Character in the Community. The students were tasked to think of what they could draw or write that would brighten someone's day that happened to be walking on the sidewalks or up to the school doors.
Mr. Lemiesz's 2nd graders at Parkview worked on some exciting Mystery Science activities. Students learned about insulators, conducted several experiments and decided which materials make the best sun hats and back scratchers!
Second graders in Mrs. Hinde's class at Sugar Bush have just finished their first unit, " Material Magic " where they explored the properties of materials and investigated how they could take advantage of properties to solve many problems in our lives.
These young ladies from Sugar Bush Elementary were excited to have some warm gear on these chilly days! Thank you to James Ritchie and his family for the donation of hat and glove sets in memory of Kenneth Ritchie .
Third grade students in Mrs. Saucerman's and Mrs. Steinert's classes at Readfield School learned about continents and oceans. They used what they learned to turn pumpkins into globes !
Sugar Bush and Readfield Elementary Schools enjoyed an October tradition, Trunk or Treat . Congratulations to the Hoagland/Williams Family at Sugar Bush and the Greil Family at Readfield who won Best Trunk!
Parkview PTO held the Spooktacular Dance at the Washington Center for students and families. The students rocked out and danced away to music played by a DJ. Thank you to all the parents who brought items for the bake sale and the parents who volunteered their time to pull off this event.
Lincoln PTO sponsored the Spooktacular at Lincoln Elementary. Over 175 students participated. Lots of fun was had by all.

While their classmates participated in environmental classes at Mosquito Hill, Mrs. Grossman gave 6th grade students the opportunity to investigate problem-solving activities with Desmos. There were activities like Target Practice for plotting points and Miniature Golf Marbleslides.
Fifth grade students in Communication and Culture class with Mrs. Hurst have been busy learning about Japan´s sports, clothing, language, anime, art, and food. They were able to experience some new foods including Japanese fruits, vegetables, crackers, and sweets.
Mr. Krueger's 6th grade social studies class recently took a trip to Ancient Egypt using VR technology . VR, or Virtual Reality, allows students to take a step back in time and see the environment they are learning about. Through the use of this technology, students were able to visit the first civilizations along the Nile River, see the pyramids being built, and go inside a tomb being created.
Sixth graders at the ISMS lined the front hallway to congratulate their fellow classmates who were chosen as the October Students of the Month . The four recipients received a WOO HOO and a sweet treat.
Seventh grade math students used Cheez-It crackers to understand conceptually a perfect square , the meaning behind a radical symbol, and what it means to find the “Square Root” of a number. 
ISMS 7th graders in Mrs. Schommer's class celebrated a successful end to their realistic fiction reading unit with a CAMP OUT!
NLHS students in the Battle of the Books Club were treated to an ice cream social before they eagerly checked out the selected reading titles for this year's competition.
NLHS student, Alex Willner, set the mood as he played the National Anthem before a HS volleyball match. The talent of our Bulldogs is endless.
AP and English I, II, and III Honors students enjoyed a live production of Sophocles' Greek tragedy, Antigone , at the Oshkosh Grand Opera House as part of an enrichment activity. AP students have been reading Oedipus Rex and Medea.
Over 60 NLHS students and 9 adult advisors participated in Sources of Strength Peer Leader Training . During the training, participants were encouraged to identify areas of hope, help and strength available in their lives, helping them build resiliency to life’s adversities. Students developed ideas for Sources of Strength campaigns to be promoted throughout the school year.
NLHS Adventure II students learned basic canoe and water safety this week. A hearty thank you to the New London Aquatics and Fitness Center for allowing our students to use their space. Paddle on Bulldogs!
Ms. Donati planned a kindness with chalk activity with the BEST Club at NLHS. As it was a rainy day, the club used chalk and black paper to decorate the commons with inspirational quotes.
A huge thanks to everyone that came out to support the Jazz Ensemble at the 2018 Big Band Dinner and Dance !
The middle and high school jazz students were thrilled to see peers, teachers, other school staff, family and community members in attendance.

NLHS students in Mrs. Spencer's class were invited to pick pumpkins at the Romberg's home. This was a great experience for the students and a lot of fun at the Romberg Pumpkin Patch . A big thank you to the Romberg family!
Catalyst students got creative while gutting and carving pumpkins at Mosquito Hill.
Mrs. Peterson's kindergarten class at Parkview is fortunate to have Miss Turner, a high school teaching assistant , working with them every day during Writer's Workshop.
Eleven students have completed Unit 1 of the Nursing Assistant class offered through FVTC and NLHS. The students do labs in Clintonville and clinical experience at St. Joe's. NLHS is in its 4th year of partnership with FVTC.
The ISMS hosted their second annual Ed Camp during their October inservice. The staff shared different technology tips, celebration methods, brain breaks, and community building ideas.
T he ISMS was represented at the Wisconsin Mathematics Council fall conference by Jamie Kriewaldt, Danielle Sievert, Lynn Schaal and Aleah Friemark. This year's conference focused on equity and mathematical identity. Mrs. Schaal was one of this year's presenters with a session entitled, "Equity in a 3-5 Math Class: Through Mathematical Proficiency."
Help Wanted: Bus Drivers
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