Music & Theater Help Students Connect With Community

The value of education in local school systems is often derived from activities outside the classroom. Students learn important life lessons by taking part in athletics, theater, and music programs. During a visit to WDOR Tuesday, Band Instructor Heidi Hintz talked about the impact of performance on students. Hintz said band students felt the power of music when they performed during the recent Veteran’s Day … Continue reading

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Southern Door Senior Citizen Holiday Party is December 12th

Senior citizens, ages 62 and over, who live in the Southern Door School District are invited to join their peers for the district’s 32nd annual holiday party on Wednesday, December 12th. This free event is sponsored by high school students and staff as a holiday thank you. The party begins at 1PM with a music program featuring the high school choral and band students intended … Continue reading

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DARE Program Graduations Will Be Held Soon

The Drug Abuse Resistance Education program is coming to an end for this year, at three Door County school districts. Commonly referred to as DARE, the program is taught by Door County Sheriff’s Department Juvenile Investigator Chris Neuville. Neuville, who is also President of the Wisconsin Dare Officers Association, says the classes are as interesting for him as they are for the students… Neuville says … Continue reading

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Conference Openers for Girls Basketball Tonight

Gibraltar will play at Sturgeon Bay in a girls Packerland Conference basketball game tonight.  The Vikings lost their season opener to Hilbert while the Clippers lost a non-conference game to Shawano.  Our coverage begins with the Jorns Chevrolet of Kewaunee pregame show on 93.9FM / Gibraltar – 60 Sturgeon Bay – 12 Thursday Kewaunee – 48 at Southern Door – 36 Oconto  at Peshtigo … Continue reading

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Numerous Pledges of Financial Support for Sevastopol Referendum

Another pledge of support for the Sevastopol School District if the referendum on the building project is approved in November has been received, this time from the Sevastopol FFA Alumni. The group says it will donate $30,000 for the expansion and enhancement of the greenhouse portion of the project. School building plans include a 1,300 square foot greenhouse. The donation is intended to extend its … Continue reading

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Informational Open House on Southern Door Referendum October 11th

An open house on the Southern Door School referendum in November is planned for Thursday, October 11th, from 5:30 to 7PM. In August, the board of education approved two resolutions authorizing referendum questions on the November 6th ballot. Voters in the district will be asked to support the acquisition of $6.2 million to pay for safety and security upgrades, renovation of instructional areas, and infrastructure … Continue reading

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Sevastopol Using Maze Day to Build Awareness & Relationships

High school students at Sevastopol will trade the classroom for a corn field Thursday as part of the effort to build awareness and relationships. Principal Adam Baier says the event is part of the effort to enhance personal relationships with students… Through fun and engaging seasonal activities like a pumpkin carving competition, the hope is to reinforce with all students in grades 9 through 12 … Continue reading

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DCEDC Breaks Ground on Another High School Home Construction Project

The beginning of another high school home construction project in Door County was made official by a special groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday morning. The project, sponsored by the Door County Economic Development Corporation, is located at 118 North Columbia Street in Sturgeon Bay. Executive Director Jim Schuessler says students from Door County mainland schools will again participate in the construction of a home that will be … Continue reading

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Haunted Mansion Celebrating 13 Years

The beginning of another school year for the Southern Door School District also means an increase in activity related to the Haunted Mansion. The annual attraction that surfaces around Halloween at the Quietwoods South Camping Resort near Brussels is celebrating a special birthday this year, according to elementary Principal Cory Vandertie… Vandertie says the large-scale fundraiser provides additional dollars for programs to help students in … Continue reading

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Sevastopol Superintendent Answers Referendum Questions

Voters in the Sevastopol School District will be asked to make their opinions known on a proposed building project during a referendum in November. Superintendent Kyle Luedtke says the referendum will feature two questions… Luedtke says, if approved, the new facility would replace the 1924 and 1946 additions, the oldest areas of the building in Institute. He says the new addition would provide something for … Continue reading

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