Kettle Moraine School District Superintendent Dr. Patricia F. Deklotz provides her weekly video update. Her topics include:

1. Why do we follow CDC and county guidelines?
2. Vaccine update - 1B group to come
3. Important upcoming calendar days - Feb. 26 & March 1
HS^2 Governance Council Names Ladsten New Director Effective April 1
The High School of Health Sciences' governance council met Feb. 17 and named Becca Ladsten as its new director effective April 1, 2021. Ladsten will succeed Stephen Plum, who takes over as KM superintendent the same day.

Becca has been at KM for nine years, the past seven as a math teacher and school coordinator. She has been strategically involved with HS^2 since its inception. Her knowledge, skills and experience will be a huge asset as the council works with all stakeholders - staff, families, students, and community partners - to continue to innovate education.

"I am honored to be selected as the next director of the High School of Health Sciences," said Ladsten. "I have worked closely with Steve Plum and school partners since the school opened in 2014. I look forward to continuing to grow and develop the innovative learning environment we have in HS^2 through relationships with students, families, partners and all stakeholders."
KM Global Students Present Inquiry Work On An Impressive Range Of Topics
KM Global students like Mikayla B. and Madalyne B. (their topics are pictured above) recently presented their first-semester inquiry work to a panel of teachers, district staff and community members.

The KM Global staff was amazed to see all of the learning and growth that took place over the semester, along with the variety of topics chosen:

Policies and Protections for LGBTQ in the U.S.
How Do Cults Operate and Why Do People Join Them?
The Effects of Africa's Levels of Infrastructure
Negative Effects Of Dirty Water
What Creates A Serial Killer?
Impact of COVID On Society
Understanding and Preventing Heart Disease
The Affect of the Foster Care System on its Children
The Affect of ADHD on Childhood Development
And many more...
Please join the Kettle Moraine School District for a community forum with new superintendent Stephen Plum. A limited amount of safe and physically-distanced seating will be available at KMHS. We strongly encourage community members to join online.

Prior to the forum, we encourage the community to submit a question to Mr. Plum about his vision for the district!

March 9, 2021 | 6:30-7:30 PM | KMHS & Zoom
Girls Hoops Keep It Rolling With Regional Win Over Mukwonago
The KMHS girls basketball team became regional champs for the second year in a row by defeating Mukwonago 45-41 last Friday.

Our Lasers host Verona in a sectional semifinal tonight at 7PM!
Help DPI Improve Internet Connection Quality For Students
Do you want better home internet service? The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction is working on it - with their partners at Measurement Lab - and you can help. Three clicks, no questions. It’s that easy.

Internet connection quality is a priority to make sure Wisconsin students can equitably participate in online and blended learning. This data will give the Governor’s Task Force on Broadband Access and other broadband task force groups the information they need to target improvements where internet performance is poor. 
Thank you for your help in improving internet speeds in our communities!
KM Announces 11 Winners of the 2021 Scholastic Art Awards
The KM Art Department is happy to announce Kettle Moraine’s 11 winners of the 2021 Scholastic Art Awards, the nation’s longest running recognition program for creative student artists.

Junior Dylan Hoffman was awarded a Gold Key, the contest’s top honor. 

Junior Lily Gyles and Ashlynn Parrott-Suttman took home Silver Keys.