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UPCOMING EVENTS
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"Voices of Hate,
Voices of Hope"
Date: March 25
Time: 6 p.m.
Place: BHS Commons
Note: Holocaust speaker; free and open to the public

Spring Showcase Concert
Date: March 26
Time: 6 p.m.
Place: BHS Gym

JYMS Referendum Open House & Tour
Date: March 27
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Place: JYMS commons
Note: Join us for a tour of JYMS to discuss facility needs and the April 2 referendum.

Second Annual
Food for Kidz Event
Date: March 30
Place: Baraboo High School gym

Transitions: Resource Fair
Date: April 3
Time: 5-7 p.m.
Place: BHS Commons
Note: This is for all middle and high school students with disabilities and their families. Dinner will be provided.

Spring Break - No School
Date: April 15 - 19

District Volunteer Appreciation
Date: May 6
Time: 3:30-4:15 p.m.
Place: West School (707 Center St.) 

Memorial Day - No School
Date: May 27

Last Day of School
Date: June 6
Note: This will be a full day of school
COMMUNITY LINKS

The mission of Hope House is to prevent abuse and provide support to victims of domestic and sexual violence.
Toll-free 24-Hour Confidential Helpline:
1-800-584-6790
Street Address:
720 Ash Street
Baraboo, WI 53913
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00AM to 4:30PM

The Baraboo Public Library offers a safe and welcoming environment, providing area residents and visitors with confidential access to cutting edge, high quality resources.    

Riptide is a summer swim program for ages 5 to 18. Registration is open for the spring stroke clinic and summer season.

Online registration now open. Ages 6-18. Certified, trained coaches. Spring and Fall seasons. Email BarabooSoccerClub@gmail.
com with questions.

Baraboo School District E-Newsletter
March 28, 2019
NEW VIDEO: Expand Undersized Common Areas
Phase III - Expand Undersized Common Areas
Gym class in the auditorium. 
85 degrees in classrooms. 
Lunch as early as 10:45 a.m. and as late as 1:30 p.m.
Bleachers that aren't ADA compliant.
Retractable walls that no longer retract. 

These are just a few of the challenges at Jack Young Middle School.

Please view the fourth and final video in the  PHASE III: Revitalize Jack Young Middle School series, which goes more in-depth on the need to expand our undersized common areas.

The Baraboo School District is working hard to keep the community informed on the District's upcoming April 2, 2019.

Please help us keep the community informed. To share this video on social media, copy and post this link to your social media accounts: 

Other videos in this series
Video I - Overview 


Seniors Visit Holocaust Museum
More than 160 members of the Baraboo High School senior class attended a field trip to the  Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Skokie, Illinois, on Monday, March 25. 

Students were guided through exhibits on WWII, Hitler, concentration camps, the liberation of those in the camps, and an anti-Nazi rally held in Skokie in the 1970s when an anti-semitic group marched on the city. They stood in a replica of the boxcars used to transport Jewish prisoners to the camps, noting the small window covered in barbed wire, the single pot used as a toilet, and the single bucket of water that was supposed to last up to three days for 70 prisoners. The students heard from a Holocaust survivor who lost her parents and siblings at Auschwitz Concentration Camp. She told the students of the living conditions in the ghetto before the camp, the boxcar ride to the camp, the camp itself, and the conditions of the factory she worked at making ammunition for the Nazi party during the war.


JYMS Collects PB&J for Spring Breakers
During the week of March 18-22, Mrs. Steiner's TA held a Peanut Butter and Jelly drive at Jack Young Middle School. They collected jars of PB&J to donate to the food pantry to help families during spring break who usually rely on hot lunch.  They created posters, a video, and announcements to get the word out about their project. 

They collected 54 jars of peanut butter and 50 jars of jelly, a total of 104 items which were donated to the Baraboo Food Pantry. The food pantry was thrilled with the donation and sent thanks to the students for their efforts. 

The students wish to thank everyone who donated to the drive. Upon reflection, things the students took away from the service project included, "I wasn't aware that some families might struggle to feed their kids lunch during spring break," and "It felt good to help others." #Barabooproud

Sophomore Class Collects 2,500 Pairs of Shoes
From January 21 through March 21, the Sophomore Class held a shoe drive to collect 2,500 pairs of new or gently worn shoes. Shoes collected will be shipped to third world countries in need.

A BIG thank you to students, parents and community members who have helped the Sophomore Class surpass their goal by collecting 2,600 pairs of shoes!  

BHS Celebrates A Night of Musical Excellence
Baraboo High School held it's Spring Showcase Concert on Tuesday, March 26. The concert featured all bands and choirs from Baraboo High School. Congratulations on a great year of music, BHS!

Get Your Summer Swim On!
Team Baraboo's Italiano Burger Featured at Baraboo Burger Co!
We are very excited to announce that Baraboo Burger Company, located at  116 4th Ave. in Downtown Baraboo,will  be featuring "The Italiano Burger" as its Burger of the Month for April. 

This Burger was created by Baraboo High School Culinary Arts students and received first place at the 1st Annual Hunger Games competition. Baraboo Burger Company will be donating $1 to the BHS Culinary Arts Program for every Italiano Burger sold in the Month of April. 

The goal is to sell 700 of these delicious burgers. And if a mouth-watering burger isn't enough incentive, BHS is also raffling off a prime visitor parking spot for the duration of two weeks in May! 

Here's how to enter: when you order an Italiano Burger at the Baraboo Burger Company you can clearly write your name and email address at the bottom of the receipt and deposit the receipt into the designated box.  For every Italiano burger you buy, you will get three entries into the parking spot raffle.


TRANSITIONS Resource Fair Set for April 3

Registration for 2019-20 School Year Opens April 1

GLW Holds Culver's Tip Night

Baraboo Reads Community Book Read
Eat Pizza. Support Freshmen!

Support Youth Wellness in Baraboo!
It's T-Bird Mini Tri time! Save the date for the 14th Annual T-Bird Mini Tri on Thursday, May 30.  Click here for a printable registration form. 

Want to be a sponsor? Click here for more information.


Egg Hunt with the Heroes
To view the event on Facebook, click here.

Middle School Summer School Registration Now Open
Registration for the Baraboo School District Middle School Summer School program is now open!

To view a list of courses, click here. To register or for more information,  please click here.

Summer Academy Registration Now Open
The Baraboo School District's Elementary Summer Academy is going into the 4th year of an enrichment focus for any current resident or school district K-5 students.  

Summer Academy will run in the mornings at Al Behrman Elementary on June 11-14, June 17-21, June 24-28, July 1-3 and July 8-10.  

The Summer Academy registration for current K-5 students is now open. Click here to register.  Please see our 2019 Summer Academy Course Descriptions & FAQ.

Does Your Child Receive Free or Reduced Meals? Read on.
Attention parents/guardians ,

If your child gets free or reduced priced meals, many District fees can be waived. In order to have other fees waived please fill out this document, sign it and return it to your child's teacher or Baraboo High School, attention Mary Loveless. 

This document can be found on the District Website under Food Services, or call your child's school and one can be sent home.  

This needs to be filled out every school year.  It only applies to the school year it is filled out for. 
Volunteer for the 2nd Annual Baraboo Food For Kidz Event!
The 2nd annual Baraboo Food For Kidz Event is set for March 30. For this non-profit event, the Baraboo High School Interact Club has raised $10,000 (as of a few days ago!) in an effort to help raise awareness to help end childhood hunger around the world in third world countries, and in the U.S as well. Food For Kidz is based in Steward MN, and partners with the American Red Cross when crises occur. 
 
The Interact Club would like to thank the sponsors of this event, and also to ask for volunteers - young and old! If someone is in 4th grade or older, they are welcome to come and help package the dried food; it's easy and fun with a DJ to keep momentum going. Please contact Rachel Lichte (608) 393-0971 or Brayden Turner (608) 350-6448 ASAP if you have any questions or want to sign up yourself or a group for the event, or click the above link.


2019 Summer Kid Stop Program
All elementary school children entering kindergarten through sixth grade in the fall will be eligible for the 2019 Summer Kid Stop Child Care Program. 

Summer Kid Stop is located at Gordon L. Willson Elementary School and is available weekdays from 7:15 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. starting Tuesday, June 11 through Friday, August 9th.

The Baraboo Book Nook: March
The Baraboo Book Nook: Join us as we celebrate a nation of diverse readers with these recommended books, authors, and teaching resources that represent an array of experiences and cultures from the National Education Association.

Title:  Malala's Magic Pencil
Author: Malala Yousafzai
Illustrator:  Kerascoët (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)
For: Elementary readers
Summary: As a child in Pakistan, Malala made a wish for a magic pencil. She would use it to make everyone happy, to erase the smell of garbage from her city, to sleep an extra hour in the morning. But as she grew older, Malala saw that there were more important things to wish for. She saw a world that needed fixing. And even if she never found a magic pencil, Malala realized that she could still work hard every day to make her wishes come true.

Family Swim Nights in March

Buy Pizza: Support the Class of 2020!

4K  (and new to Baraboo 5K students)  Registration for 2019-20
#BarabooProud
Dear Members of the Baraboo Community,

We want you to know that we are dedicated to all students.

We are committed to upholding a community that values differences of identities, beliefs and perspectives. We are proud to support students, families and staff of different races, faiths, national origins, immigration status, political viewpoints, abilities, sexual orientation and gender identity. Every student and family is a valued member of our community. We continue to be dedicated to supporting the maximum growth of each student, enabling each to succeed in and contribute positively to a continuously evolving world.

Ultimately, we believe that diversity and inclusion makes us stronger as a school community.

Sincerely,

The Baraboo School District 
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