October 2022

Community Connect Newsletter

Thank You, School Boards!

Lake Geneva Schools students benefit every day from the leadership and vision of our school boards. October 2-8 was Wisconsin School Board Week. Please take time to thank these dedicated school leaders.

Lake Geneva-Genoa City Union (Badger) High School Board:

✰ Patrick Sherman - President

✰ Janet Giovannetti - Vice President

✰ John Druszczak - Treasurer

✰ Jeff Buntrock - Clerk

✰ Kathy Vorpagel - Member

✰ Niki Ceisel - Member

✰ Barb Krause - Member

Lake Geneva Joint #1 School Board:

✰ Marcie Hollmann - President

✰ Barb Dinan - Vice President

✰ Linda Bailey Boilini - Clerk

✰ Carrie Spiegelhoff - Treasurer

✰ Chad Bittner - Member

Badger Students Named Semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program

Badger High School students Erin Hensler and Joshua Schooley were named Semifinalists in the 68th annual National Merit Scholarship Program by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC®).

Hensler and Schooley are among 16,000 Semifinalists in the 68th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,250 National Merit Scholarships worth nearly $28 million that will be offered next spring.

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Star Center Elementary School

Bloomfield Genoa City Fire & Rescue visited Star Center Elementary School to teach students about Fire Safety.

Star Center Facebook
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Eastview Elementary School

Learning about our peers, making connections, and building relationships are critical elements of student success. In September, students made all about me boards and shared them with their classmates. 

Eastview Facebook Page

Lake Geneva Middle School

The 7th grade Computer Literacy students built wind turbines. They had to utilize two gear arrangements between the blades of the turbine and the generator. The fastest turbine got the generator to spin at nearly 150 rpm!

LGMS Facebook

Badger Senior named Commended Student in National Merit Scholarship Program

Badger High School Senior Tinker Trent has been named a Commended Student in the 2023 National Merit Scholarship Program.

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Developmental Screenings

Lake Geneva Schools offers child screenings for parents who have concerns about their child’s development. The purpose of the developmental screening is to check on your child's overall development and to determine if they may need further testing or services prior to school. The district offers many programs and services for children who may need support before kindergarten to achieve school success.

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Thank you, Principals!

October is National Principals Month - a special time to celebrate, appreciate and thank school principals for all their hard work leading our school community. They create an environment where young learners can grow and succeed in and out of the classroom.

Thank you for your leadership and dedication:

  • Mrs. Zigler, Eastview
  • Mr. Strobel, LGMS
  • Mrs. Heck, LGMS
  • Mr. Nugent, Central-Denison
  • Mrs. Buhler, Central-Denison
  • Mrs. Stanton, Star Center
  • Mrs. Lambert, Maple Park
  • Ms. Straus, Badger/New Visions
  • Mrs. Kendall, Badger
  • Mr. Giovingo, Badger
  • Mrs. Chironis, Badger

Central-Denison Elementary School

Kindergarten students enjoyed a field trip to the Apple Barn! They picked apples and got a pumpkin to bring home! The hayride was fun, the apple cider and donuts were delicious, and the tree maze was a great time too!

Central-Denison Facebook

Badger Homecoming Court

Badger High School is pleased to present the 2022 Homecoming Court. Representatives are...

Front Row (left to right): Emma Bernardo, Samantha Marks, Mataline Golz, Kennedy Monge, Kyreland Nolan, Anahi Perez, Leigha Funari, Olivia Levitt

Back Row (left to right): Uriah Ochoa, Matthew O'Grady, Hao Liang, Josh Martinez, Finnian Gerard, Magnus Schanz, Aeneas Hayes, Edward "EJ" Gritzner

Badger Homecoming King & Queen

Aeneas Hayes and Leigha Funari were crowned king and queen of Badger High School's Homecoming at the annual pep assembly. Congratulations!

Maple Park Charter School

Maple Park 6th-8th grade students learning paper quilling, an art form from the 15th century. They use a quilling tool to roll up the paper and make different shapes and designs.

Maple Park Facebook Page

Veterans Day Celebration

Lake Geneva Middle School is inviting the community to attend its annual Veterans Day celebration on Friday, November 11, 2022, at 9:30 a.m. in the middle school gym.

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Badger Community Education

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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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Join us at Kidspace, the official playgroup of Lake Geneva Schools!

What is Kidspace? A family-involved playgroup for all 2-4 year olds and caregivers. The Kidspace Playgroup is a free program offering your child an opportunity for free play, art activities, movement, storytime, and a snack! This is a perfect opportunity to strengthen social-emotional skills, early literacy skills, and develop connections between families. This is a family-friendly program; younger siblings are welcome to come along.

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Dates to Remember

  • October 28, 2022: No School | Teacher In-Service
  • November 4, 2022: End of 1st Quarter
  • November 23 - 25, 2022: No School | Thanksgiving
  • December 9, 2022: No School | Teacher In-Service
  • December 23, 2022 - January 2, 2023: No School | Winter Break
  • January 3, 2023: Classes Resume


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