Schools

Thu
08
Sep

Schools cited for behavior efforts

Shawano School District's Olga Brener Intermediate and Hillcrest Primary were recognized as Wisconsin PBIS Network Schools of Merit for their efforts last year in finding new ways to encourage positive behavior in students.<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->The new incentive program, Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBIS), helps students to understand what is expected of them, gives teachers a framework for rewards and punishments, and enables administrators to use data - rather than gut reactions - to make decisions about discipline, according to the Wisconsi

Thu
08
Sep

Schools cited for behavior efforts

Shawano School District's Olga Brener Intermediate and Hillcrest Primary were recognized as Wisconsin PBIS Network Schools of Merit for their efforts last year in finding new ways to encourage positive behavior in students.

The new incentive program, Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBIS), helps students to understand what is expected of them, gives teachers a framework for rewards and punishments, and enables administrators to use data - rather than gut reactions - to make decisions about discipline, according to the Wisconsin PBIS Network website.

Thu
08
Sep

Shawano County's Upward Bound seeks students

Shawano County's Upward Bound seeks 20 high school students to participate in its free college-readiness program.<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->"We provide opportunities and guidance for up to 50 students who come from disadvantaged families to get to college," said Dorothy Buelow-Putz, assistant director at Shawano County's Upward Bound. "Sometimes it can be kind of intimidating - between all the forms and visiting campus.

Thu
08
Sep

Shawano County's Upward Bound seeks students

Shawano County's Upward Bound seeks 20 high school students to participate in its free college-readiness program.

"We provide opportunities and guidance for up to 50 students who come from disadvantaged families to get to college," said Dorothy Buelow-Putz, assistant director at Shawano County's Upward Bound. "Sometimes it can be kind of intimidating - between all the forms and visiting campus. It's something that's new to them and their parents."

Fri
02
Sep

Schools honored for work with low-income students

Six area schools kick-started the new school year with high marks from the state.<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->The state Department of Public Instruction recognized 116 elementary, middle and high schools with School of Recognition awards for their success in educating students of low-income families.<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->The schools included Gresham and Bowler high schools and elementary schools in Bowler, Gillett, Marion and Tigerton.<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->Tigerton Elementary School has won the recognition for the last thre

Fri
02
Sep

Schools honored for work with low-income students

Six area schools kick-started the new school year with high marks from the state.

The state Department of Public Instruction recognized 116 elementary, middle and high schools with School of Recognition awards for their success in educating students of low-income families.

The schools included Gresham and Bowler high schools and elementary schools in Bowler, Gillett, Marion and Tigerton.

Tigerton Elementary School has won the recognition for the last three years, and Gresham and Bowler high schools for the last two.

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