Monday, December 3, 2012
Here's a look at the top stories for the month of the November in Fox Point and Bayside.
November was a busy month for news including the announcement of $418,000 in savings for Nicolet High Schooland although it was published in October, the story of 8-year-old Audrey Parrott garnered even more limelight in November. Here's a look at the biggest stories from the month of November in Fox Point and Bayside.
Thursday, April 19, 2012
After 15 years in education and coaching, Brad Kozaczuk said he has never been physically threatened like he was at Nicolet High School. However, administration says the evidence shows the situation never should have escalated as much as it did.
When Brad Kozaczuk was hired as head football coach last fall at Nicolet High School, he thought he had finally found a place to make a name for himself. He brought with him a winning record from numerous other schools - not only in Wisconsin, but across the country. However, after an altercation with a student and his subsequent resignation, Kozaczuk wonders if he'll ever be able to teach in Wisconsin again. "It was an ugly situation," Kozaczuk told Patch. "There was yelling; she was swearing at me. It was a really ugly situation." On March 30, Kozaczuk was supervising a study hall when a senior girl loudly and aggressively drew attention to a new student who was using a cell phone, which is not allowed at Nicolet. Kozaczuk asked the new …
Thursday, April 5, 2012
Brad Kozaczuk has turned in his resignation papers after a verbal altercation with a student. This will be the fifth time Nicolet will be looking for a new head football coach in five years.
Nicolet High School's head football coach, Brad Kozaczuk, resigned from his teaching and coaching posts and called Nicolet "unsafe" after a verbal altercation with a student, according to WISN 12 News. Kozaczuk was hired in June as the head football coach at Nicolet after coaching at Waukesha North High School and also at Oshkosh North. He told Patch he was very happy with the coaching position even before he also got his teaching position. But according to 12 News, the recent incident the scariest experience he's had in 15 years of teaching. "I'll be honest with you, I've never been as afraid as I was at that point," Kozaczuk said. "I had a student that had a violent loud outburst, started screaming about another student using a cellphone…
Monday, January 16, 2012
Parent concerned to learn that Fox Point-Bayside District Administrator Rachel Boechler kept quiet a student-teacher relationship at a previous job in the Wauwatosa School District.
Editor's Note: In January, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel published a story that shed some light on what residents are calling a moral issue with current District Administrator Rachel Boechler - her silence after a 16-year-old student confided to Boechler that she was having a sexual relationship with a 28-year-old teacher. That happened when she was a counselor at Wauwatosa East High School. This letter was written and sent to the Fox Point-Bayside School Board by Tad Walter, a Fox Point resident and father of two children who attend school in the district. ______________________________ To the members of the Fox Point-Bayside School Board: I am very concerned by the January article in the Journal Sentinel regarding Superintendent …
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Jason Kestner will leave Nicolet at the end of this school year.