News & Notes: March 29

March 29, 2011

Student artwork on exhibit in Madison, Cedarburg

Menomonee Falls - The artwork of Menomonee Falls High School students Samantha Chromy, Lindsey Arndt and Samantha Paddock have been selected for the State Youth Art Month Exhibit in Madison. There are only 300 young artists selected for this state recognition each year and 50 are chosen from each of the six regions. The students were chosen from the southeastern region Youth Art Month Exhibit entries.

In addition, the following students have their artwork on exhibit at the Cedarburg Cultural Center for the Regional Exhibit: Caleb Brose, Karlie Gile and Chloe Kwiat.

High school hosts college financing seminar

Germantown - All parents of elementary school-age students are invited to attend a College Financing Seminar being held at 6:30 p.m. April 13 in the Auxiliary Gym at Germantown High School, N11501 River Lane.

If you would like to attend this free seminar please contact the high school counseling department at (262) 503-7256, so that arrangements for adequate seating and handout materials can be made.

School names students of the month

Germantown - Nick Dunlop (business education), Micah Graczyk (physical education), Alicia Groth (math), Ben Hubrich (English), Britty Jeske (art), Phil Johnson (health), Jacob Loberger (music), Linden Pohland (science) and Sher Xiong (foreign language) are the Germantown High School February Students of the Month. Various teachers nominated these students whom they determined had earned high academic achievement, had shown dramatic improvement in a course, or had gone above and beyond within the classroom.

Residents interested in rain barrels invited to high school

Germantown - Community members are encouraged to participate in the 55-gallon stormwater challenge program at 6:30 p.m. April 19 at Germantown High School, N11501 River Lane. It is part of Germantown Earth Week's Waste Watcher's Day.

Any community member wishing to participate can reserve a rain barrel by calling GHS at (262) 253-3400.

Participants will be assisted by the high school students in the proper construction of a rain barrel and will have a finished product to take home. The aim is to reduce the amount of rainwater flowing into the Milwaukee River watershed during a rainstorm.

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