Area Schools Deal With Threatening Messages

During the school day Friday, a Sturgeon Bay High School faculty member discovered a list of students’ names on a post-it note which was titled “Hit List.” The note was brought to Principal Keith Nerby and School Resource Officer Jennerjohn. The student who allegedly created this list was brought into the office as they investigated the matter and the student was then suspended through the … Continue reading

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Southern Door Superintendent “On Leave”

WDOR News has learned that Southern Door School District Superintendent Chris Peterson is on leave from the district. The district confirmed Peterson’s status as “on leave,” Monday afternoon. At this point no other information is available as to what caused the leave, but a special meeting of the Southern Door Board of Education was held Thursday night where the status of the District Administrator was … Continue reading

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Sevastopol Wins Two Global DI Championships

Teams from around the world competed in Kansas City, Missouri over the past few days at the Destination Imagination Global Finals, and Sevastopol has two teams coming home as Global Champions,. Competing in the “Roll With It” engineering challenge, The Ultimates, consisting of Evan Isaksen, Liam Schultz, Zoey Copiskey, Ben Martin, Finn Mathews, & Marcus Mann, and coached by Nick Schultz & Jenny Hobart took … Continue reading

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Kewaunee Schools Move to Virtual Learning

In a letter to district parents, the Kewaunee School District has announced that it is moving to a virtual instruction model for the remainder of this week, due to increased student & staff absences due to illness, including COVID-19. Since Monday was already a scheduled day off, the district is planning on returning to in-person learning on Tuesday, January 18th. During this time frame, the … Continue reading

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Threatening Call Leads to Lockdown at Kewaunee Schools

A threatening call to the Kewaunee School District Thursday morning, mentioning a firearm, led to a lockdown, and an eventual early release from school in Kewaunee. Students who ride the bus or drive, were released beginning at 12:45PM. Students not on busses were released to family members or emergency contacts as of 1:15PM through a security checkpoint. The Algoma & Luxemburg-Casco School Districts also entered … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay 1st Grade All Virtual After Positive COVID Test

Sturgeon Bay’s Sawyer Elementary School has had to temporarily close all four of their 1st grade classrooms, effective immediately and until further notice. It began when a school staff member tested positive for COVID-19, although not feeling ill, that person is now quarantined. Because of that positive case, parents were notified and just one classroom was closed. Door County Public Health worked with the school … Continue reading

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Reopening of Sports?

Principals from all nine Packerland Conference schools have been holding meetings recently and have released their plan regarding the reopening of school sports and youth athletic opportunities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Algoma Superintendent and Principal Nick Cochart is the current President of the Packerland Conference, and he talks about what they are trying to accomplish…. Cochart says that the communication between coaches, students, parents and … Continue reading

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Update on Sturgeon Bay School’s Lunch Deliveries

Starting last week Monday March 23rd, the Sturgeon Bay School District, including St. John Bosco and St. Peters Lutheran school, have been delivering free school meals to their students in need on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. In a recent follow-up call to food service director, Jenny Spude, she further explained the ongoing meal delivery program…. The meal deliveries have been going for just over a … Continue reading

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Sturgeon Bay to Hold Referendum Info Night

The Sturgeon Bay School District will hold a community referendum information night Wednesday, March 4th at 6PM at the Sturgeon Bay High School. Superintendent Dan Tjernagel says it will be an interactive presentation… Tours of the stations will be offered or people can explore on their own. Tjernagel explains more about the different stations… The Sturgeon Bay School District is asking voters to approve a … Continue reading

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Southern Door Student Performs at Carnegie Hall

A Southern Door High School sophomore had the experience of a lifetime recently, when she was selected to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Dalena Pakalske performed with the 2020 High School Honors Performance Series on February 2nd. Pakalske auditioned during the summer of 2019 and was selected as one of the highest rated high school performers. Pakalske was joined by performers from … Continue reading

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