Community Connect Newsletter

April 2022

Preschool & 4-Year-Old Kindergarten Registration for the 2022-2023 School Year is Open!
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2021-2022 Teachers & Support Staff of Year

The Lake Geneva Joint #1 and Lake Geneva-Genoa City Union High School districts are privileged to announce the 2021-2022 teachers and support staff of the year. Congratulations to the following individuals!

  • Elementary: Erin Koepke, 4K Teacher, Star Center Elementary
  • Middle School: Kris Marten, 8th Grade Social Studies Teacher, Lake Geneva Middle School 
  • High School: Larry Plapp, Agriculture Sciences Instructor, Badger High School
  • Special Services: Stefanie Keisler, RN, Director of Health Services
  • Badger Support Staff: Kristyn Skipper, Secretary, Badger High School 
  • Joint #1 Support Staff: Sandra Bays, Special Education Aide, Lake Geneva Middle School 

The districts will be celebrating the teachers and support staff of the year along with our retirees at a banquet held on May 4th at Hawk’s View Golf Club.

Badger Community Education

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Achievement Plus Awards

Congratulations to Michael Braun and Josiah Dame, 6th grade students from Lake Geneva Middle School! Michael and Josiah received Achievement Plus Awards at this month's Lake Geneva Joint #1 School Board Meeting for organizing a bake sale to earn money for the Western Kentucky Tornado Relief Fund. Click here to learn more about the Cash After Chaos Fundraiser.

30th Annual Badger FFA Spring Greenhouse Sale

  • Opening Day Friday, May 6th: 7:45a.m. to 4:30p.m.
  • Open Saturdays May 7, 14, and 21 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Open regular school days every day beginning May 9 through 24 from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Final Day: Tuesday, May 24 from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m.
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Stay Up-To-Date on the Daily Happenings of our Schools
We would like to invite you to take a moment and follow our district and school social media feeds. Staying in touch with us on social media will keep you in the loop on the amazing things we are accomplishing together each day. Social media may also be a critical line of communication during emergencies and will be a great place for you to get up-to-date information. 
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Results Plus Awards

Congratulations to Matt Kirst and Branwen Sleider, Eastview Elementary Teachers, for your Results Plus Awards from the Lake Geneva Joint 1 School Board. Matt and Branwen were each nominated for the award by Nora Anderson, Special Education Teacher, for continually reaching out to students beyond the normal day-to-day relationships built between teacher and student.


Bethany Schuldt Named Distinguished Young Woman of Lake Geneva

Bethany Schuldt has been named the Distinguished Young Woman of Lake Geneva for 2023. Bethany is a junior at Lake Geneva Badger High School. Bethany is the daughter of Jennyfer and Jason Schuldt of Lake Geneva.

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Food Services
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Food Services

Candice Franks Announced as Kohl Teacher

Congratulations to Badger High School AgriScience Instructor Candice Franks who has been named a Herb Kohl Foundation Teacher. The selection committee for the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Student Scholarship, Teacher Fellowship and Principal Leadership program announced recipients of the 291 Herb Kohl Foundation awards for Wisconsin students, teachers, and principals. Awards of $6,000 are being made to 100 teachers, 17 principals, and their schools, and $10,000 scholarship will be given to 174 graduating high school students. 

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Color Craze 5K Fun

Run & Walk

There is still time to sign-up! Registration without a t-shirt is open until race day! Click the link to print your registration page today.

Safety Town
The Geneva Lake Women’s Association and the Lake Geneva Jaycees are accepting applications for 2022 Lake Geneva Safety Town being held Tuesday, June 7th-Friday, June 10th at Lake Geneva Middle School. Safety Town is open to all children entering 5K in the fall.
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Dates to Remember

  • May 30, 2022
  • NO SCHOOL | Memorial Day

  • June 2, 2022
  • Lake Geneva Middle School Promotion Ceremony

  • June 3, 2022
  • Last Day of School

  • June 5, 2022
  • Badger High School Graduation


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