Sunday, May 12, 2013
The Fox Point-Bayside School Board officially accepted Westfahl's resignation Thursday, after three years in the as principal of Stormonth Elementary.
Resigning Stormonth Elementary School Principal Dan Westfahl is expected to take the reins at Brookfield Elementary School next school year. The Elmbrook School Board is slated to vote on a two-year contract for Westfahl on Tuesday. It stipulates a salary of $99,000. The Fox Point-Bayside School Board officially accepted Westfahl's resignation Thursday; he has been with the district for three years. Westfahl, who began his career in education as a first-grade teacher at Marcy Elementary School in the Hamilton School District in 1993, will serve through the end of the school year in Fox Point-Bayside. He has also served as an adjunct faculty member at Carroll College and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where he received his …
Friday, May 10, 2013
After three years as principal of Stormonth Elementary, Dan Westfahl is stepping down for "personal and professional reasons."
After three years as principal of Stormonth Elementary, Dan Westfahl is stepping down for "personal and professional reasons." The Fox Point-Bayside School Board officially accepted Westfahl's resignation Thursday night, after Superintendent Rachel Boechler was notified about it last week via a letter. "I think Dan is the best principal I’ve worked with," Boechler told Patch Friday. "He is especially talented in literacy development and he will be a significant loss for the district." Westfahl, who began his career in education as a first-grade teacher at Marcy Elementary School in the Hamilton School District in 1993, couldn't be reached for comment Friday. He will serve through the end of the school year. He has also served as an …
Friday, January 4, 2013
Families and incoming students will be able to meet teachers and hear presentations regarding all of the wonderful things Stormonth has to offer.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Help raise money for 8-year-old Stormonth Elementary student Audrey Parrott who was recently diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.
Friday, November 16, 2012
For the 36th year, Nicolet High School students collected donations for the Milwaukee Council for the Spanish Speaking. More than 14,000 canned goods and $5,600 in cash came through the school this year.
While dancing to Latin pop songs from Juanes Friday afternoon, dozens of Nicolet students passed canned goods down the line and into a few U-Haul trucks. Spanish teacher Diane Tess said the group was more than 50 percent behind where they were exactly one year earlier on Wednesday. But in just two days, Nicolet students brought in more than 11,000 canned goods, bringing the total to a whopping 17,858 canned food items and $5,630. But no one's really sure why so much was donated right at the end. "Some people have been speculating because there's been a lot of other giving," Tess said. "We had a girl with a lost house. We have a girl we're raising money for because she's got leukemia, Audrey. There's Hurricane Sandy." All the canned goods …
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Here's a look at the top stories for the month of the October in Fox Point and Bayside.
Here's a look at the biggest stories from the month of October in Fox Point and Bayside. 1. UPDATE: Bank Robbers in Halloween Masks Hit Educators Credit Union Residents on Mall Road in Glendale, near the Fox Point border, are now able to leave their homes after being told to stay inside by local police following a bank robbery earlier today. Police say there were two men in Halloween masks who fled the scene and are possible suspects in the bank robbery. Find the follow-up from this story when Glendale police released photographs of the two suspected robbers here. 2. Philanthropic Fox Point and Baysiders Help Third-Grader With Leukemia Fox Point third-grader Audrey Parrott was diagnosed with leukemia. And while she spends most of her …
Sunday, October 28, 2012
Eight-year-old Audrey Parrott and her family will face numerous hurdles over her next two years of her cancer treatment and ever-deepening financial frustrations.
Sunday, September 16, 2012
A roundup of places to be and people to meet in Fox Point and Bayside in our weekly edition of "The Week Ahead."
Who said nothing ever happens in Fox Point or Bayside — Patch certainly doesn't think so! Check out all the places to be, things to do and people to see as we look at the week ahead. Service Times are: The Shul in Bayside will hold multiple services all week in honor of the High Holiday. Even if you consider yourself the "non-spiritual type," you are encouraged to attend these services. Click here for more information on Rosh Hashana and The Shul's website for a complete list of all holiday events at The Shul. The Nicolet High School Foundation is hosting the 12th annual Tailgate Barbecue on Friday before the homecoming game from 5 to 7 p.m. at Nicolet. Want to see what last year's tailgate looked like? Check out this slideshow of photos…
Friday, August 10, 2012
Cap’n Bob and the Banana Band will bring the music and attendees are welcome to bring picnic suppers, chairs, and blankets. Beer and wine are permitted at this event, so feel free to bring a few adult beverages.
Monday, July 23, 2012
A Milwaukee company is ready to pick and pack all your fall classroom needs and put them on your doorstep.
Maybe you like shopping for school supplies. Perhaps hauling the kids to the store, or to several stores, and traipsing up and down aisles looking for the right binders and folders, the markers and pens, the tape and glue sticks book covers while check off your list, trips your trigger. If not, there's now a way to do it from home for any many public elementary school, and some private ones, with a few clicks. Then you just wait for it all to be packed and shipped to your door. As of the coming school year, Bayside Middle School, St. Eugene Catholic School and Stormonth Elementary have their school shopping lists available on School-Pak, a website that promises to deliver all your needed school supplies right to your doorstep. Terri …