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November 20, 2023

Templeton Middle School students presented

Templeton Middle School (TMS) students presented the Student Representative Report to highlight many things including the Random Acts of Kindness initiative, DECA’s can collection to benefit Sussex Outreach Services and TMS Student Council adopting 4K classrooms at a Milwaukee school ahead of the holiday season.

Silver Spring Intermediate School in spotlight

Silver Spring Intermediate School Principal Deanna Wellens and Silver Spring Intermediate School Counselor Bethanie Frommgen spoke to Board members about the Lunch Bunch program and presented a School Spotlight Video.

Additional special education paraprofessional approved

Due to an increase in the number of students needing special education services, additional paraprofessional staff is recommended at Marcy Elementary School. (.72 FTE)

Timeline established for 2024-25 budget

The School Board approved the district’s 2024-25 budget timeline that includes:

  • Nov. 29 – Employee forum to solicit input prior to development of the budget at 4 p.m. in high school library;
  • Feb. 2 – Administrators submit budgets;
  • March 5 – Opportunity for the community to provide input on the budget at 6:15 p.m. at high school;
  • April 15 – School Board reviews first budget draft;
  • May 20 – School Board approves final draft of the budget; and
  • Aug. 19 – Annual meeting where citizens approve tax levy.

School Board election calendar released

The schedule for the 2024 spring election was released. Positions that will be filled during the April 2, 2024 Spring Election include:

  • One School Board Member to represent the Village of Butler seat
  • One School Board Member to represent the Village of Lisbon seat
  • One School Board Member to represent the Village of Menomonee Falls seat
  • One School Board Member to represent the Village of Sussex seat

In personnel matters

The School Board approved the appointments of:

  • Lindsay Wiesmueller, Paraprofessional‐ Special Services at Marcy Elementary School, effective October 23; 
  • Justin Ciardo, Custodian I, p.m. at Hamilton High School, effective November 8;
  • Nathan Klafke, Head Custodian at Maple Avenue Elementary School, effective November 1; and
  • Rula LaLicata, Paraprofessional – Clerical and Student Supervisor at Hamilton High School, effective November 20, 2023.

The School Board approved the retirement of:

  • Amy Hilgenberg, Kindergarten Teacher at Woodside Elementary School, effective at the end of the 2023-24 school year.

The School Board approved the resignations of:

  • Owen Terrizzi, Custodian I p.m. at Maple Avenue Elementary School, effective October 17;  
  • Nathan Klafke, Night Foreman at Silver Spring Intermediate School, effective October 31; and
  • Angelina Figueroa, Custodian I, p.m. part‐time at Willow Springs Learning Center, effective November 24.