Student Brings Handgun To Gibraltar Friday

The Door County Sheriff’s Office reports that a 17 year-old male student at Gibraltar High School brought a handgun to school Friday. Gibraltar’s school Resource Officer Deputy Heather Bemman was notified by a school staff member that a student had a brought a gun onto the campus. Together, she and the school administrator interviewed the suspect. They recovered a Ruger .38 Special revolver and the … Continue reading

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Gibraltar Schools Construction Begins This Spring

We recently spoke with Gibraltar Schools Superintendent Brett Stousland about the upcoming construction for the facilities referendum projects, and he says that construction will begin this spring after classes finish up for the semester. Stousland shares the details of that work to be done… One highlight of the work to be done will be a new community room to be used for various school or … Continue reading

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Gibraltar Phase 2 Facilities Referendum

In a recent conversation with Gibraltar Schools Superintendent Brett Stousland, he told us all about the upcoming facilities project referendum which will be on the April ballot for residents in that school district. He explains here the cost of that project and how it follows the previous project from 2018……. There is no capital referendum option this fall, and a referendum this April is a … Continue reading

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Sherman Resigns from Gibraltar School Board

We learned Friday morning that Gibraltar School Board member Angela Sherman has handed in her letter of resignation from the school board effective immediately. Her reasons for resigning stem from disagreement over board procedure in the recent handling of the coming change in the school’s face mask policy, as well as disagreement with the ethical approach of the Board President Dr. Stephen Seyfer. Sherman has … Continue reading

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Superintendent Van Meer to Retire

Gibraltar area school Superintendent Tina Van Meer recently announced her forthcoming retirement at Monday night’s school board meeting. With just over 10 years in that position, she has certainly seen a lot of changes in that district. She recently shared with us what her first year was like and how she utilized some difficult tasks to help improve the district…… Van Meer has a long … Continue reading

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Gibraltar School District “Right-Sizing” Administration

The enrollment numbers in the Gibraltar School District have been slowly declining for a number of years, and that has lead to some changes in the administration. School Board President Dr. Stephen Seyfer tells us how this trend is being addressed by the board and their “right-sizing” approach…. Just about 1 year ago, the school’s Dean of Students resigned. Dr. Seyfer explains how the board … Continue reading

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