Community Carnival in Memory of Paula Symons Monday

A community-wide benefit carnival, in memory of Paula Symons, former Elementary Secretary at Sevastopol School, will be held Monday, at the Sevastopol Town Park from 12-7:30PM. Paula, who passed away last month, devoted her life and career to children, investing countless hours of time for the betterment of others. The carnival is an opportunity for the children and adults she mentored over the years to … Continue reading

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Student Home Building Project Comes to An End

The completion of a new home built by students in Sturgeon Bay was celebrated with a dedication ceremony last week. The single story, 1,825 square foot ranch style home was sponsored by the Door County Economic Development Corporation in partnership with the Door County Home Builders Association and the Sturgeon Bay and Sevastopol School Districts. It was the tenth home constructed by students over a … Continue reading

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Southern Door Elementary Awarded 21st Century Learning Grant

The Southern Door Elementary School recently learned that it was awarded a grant through the 21st Century Community Learning Center program. During his visit to WDOR this week, High School Principal Steve Bousley talked about the value of the grant… Bousley praised Elementary Principal Cory Vandertie for the work put in to obtain the grant funding… The federal program was created to provide academic opportunities … Continue reading

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Door County Board Approves School Resource Officers

The Door County Board’s recent support of a school resource officers contingent within the sheriff’s department means that three deputies will move from their current positions to jobs at Gibraltar, Sevastopol and Southern Door schools. Grant funding obtained by the school districts will cover 80% of the cost of the deputies for three years. Door County will pick up the rest of the costs involved. … Continue reading

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Door County Primary Election Results

Here are the vote totals for the primary election in Door County Tuesday. In each case, two seats are being contested and the candidate with the lowest vote total will not be listed on the April 2nd ballot. Sevastopol Town BoardLinda Wait 247 votesTony Haen 165 votesKimberly Denil 59 votesDarrick DeMeuse 24 votesKurt Krauel 19 votes Gibraltar Board of EducationDon Helm 473 votes Brett Reetz … Continue reading

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Candidate Forum for Sevastopol Town Board Cancelled

Due to the cold, a candidate forum for individuals running for seats on the Sevastopol Town Board at the Sevastopol Town Hall has ben cancelled. Two supervisory seats will be contested and five candidates are on the ballot. They are Darrick Demeuse, Kimberly Denil, Tony Haen, Kurt Krauel, and, Linda Wait.

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Candidate Forum for Southern Door School Board February 4th

A candidate forum for the five candidates running for two open seats on the Southern Door Board of Education will be held on Monday, February 4th, in the high school library at the school between Sturgeon Bay and Brussels. The forum begins at 6:30PM. The five candidates, Millie Gonzales, George Sincock, Matthew Tassoul, Penny Price, and Adam Urban will answer questions submitted by audience-members. Those … Continue reading

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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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