Julie Fuelleman began working as a neighborhood specialist out of First Congregational Church last fall.
The Janesville School District offers 20 classes that range from virtual cross-country trips to athletic performance. Teachers say the new format is working well.
Seventeen Janesville School District teachers and other staff members retired at the end of the 2019-20 school year, district officials announced last week.
The Janesville School District will receive an estimated $696,400 less in general state aid for the 2020-21 school year than it received this school year, according to the state.
Hanna Grove was upset when she learned last week that there would be no in-person celebration for the class of 2020 due to Rock County still being in Phase 2 of its reopening plan, so she took matters into her own hands.
UW-Whitewater officials said Monday that students returning to campus in fall will be required to wear masks, social distance and perform daily online health screenings, and those with COVID-19 symptoms must be tested.
The Janesville School District announced Friday it was canceling its July 25 in-person high school graduation ceremony.
Black kids at Janesville schools have been cited, arrested and referred to juvenile authorities at a rate that is more than seven times higher than the rates for other races, a Gazette data analysis shows.
From the top down, Beloit Turner School District employees are getting pay raises.
The changes include how nursing offices operate, at-home health screenings, increased cleaning and other measures. The Janesville School Board will choose in July how much schooling, if any, will be conducted in person this fall.
A former Janesville teacher pleaded guilty to fourth-offense intoxicated driving and threatening a police officer Thursday in Rock County Court, and a judge ordered him to report to jail Friday.
After resorting to pass/fail grading in spring because of COVID-19, the Janesville School District tentatively plans to return to traditional grading this fall.
The Janesville School District’s online charter school is preparing to double its enrollment depending on what in-person schooling looks like this fall. More than 50 new students have already signed up for ARISE.
Janesville School District families can pick up free lunches and breakfasts for children at eight schools until July 6 and then at 10 schools through Aug. 18. The district will end home delivery of student meals on July 6.
More than 130 students might have to change elementary schools under a new school boundaries plan the Milton School Board approved May 26, parents were told at a listening session Tuesday.
The survey will ask parents within the school district about their preferences on what education should look like when school starts back up in the fall amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Milton High School seniors received these scholarships and awards at a virtual ceremony May 21:
Parents and day care providers spoke out Monday against new attendance area boundaries in the Milton School District that will affect not only where children attend school but where they go to day care.
Saree Behm is legally blind, but the impairment has never slowed her down. Behm was a member of the high school's track and field, swim and gymnastics teams and is set to attend UW-Whitewater this fall.
Graduation videos released Saturday to honor the Janesville School District's senior class included student Q&As, speeches by school leaders, photos of the students and the traditional cap toss.
After moving to Janesville from Honduras to join her father, Santos, and stepmother, Wendy, Martha Medrano-Ramos learned a new language and won her battle with leukemia. She recently received her high school diploma.
If it were any other year, students, parents, grandparents and anyone else going to Milton High School’s graduation would have one question: What’s the weather going to be like?
Janesville Craig High School has announced its Top 21 academic performers for the Class of 2020.
Janesville video production company Drywater Productions created the virtual graduation ceremony videos, which will be posted to each high school's website Saturday.
First Lutheran Church will hold a graduate celebration service starting at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the church parking lot.
UW-Whitewater officials are reviewing a video posted on social media including racist content involving a student.
A survey sent to Rock and Green county residents in March revealed that more than half support the possibility of a referendum.
The Milton School District is examining three options for the 2020-21 school year, including in-person instruction, virtual learning and a combination of the two.
UW-Whitewater is planning for students, faculty and staff to return to its campuses in Whitewater and Rock County for the fall semester, the chancellor announced Friday afternoon.
The parents of Evansville High School's graduating seniors have organized a “Senior Cruise” parade to celebrate the Class of 2020 starting at 6 p.m. Friday, June 5.
Janesville School District voters might face two referendum questions this fall or next spring. One would be for building upgrades, the other for operating expenses.
The change will place students in 4K through third grade at various elementary schools based on home addresses and transportation availability.
The Janesville School District's spring coaches will be given half pay to acknowledge the work they do year-round.
Assistant Superintendent Scott Garner wrote in a memo that the Janesville School Board asked him to research and draw up a proposal for adding a districtwide athletic director.
Neither Grace nor Jacob Shepard expected a pandemic to cut the school year short. But the Milton High School siblings experienced just how serious COVID-19 could be when Grace tested positive for COVID-19.
Kelby Schneider, 9, is the youngest of a four-member team from Clinton that is on track to make a difference in the world. The team came up with a novel innovation: building insulation to ward off mice and rats.
Parker High School seniors received these scholarships and awards at a virtual ceremony Wednesday, May 20:
The Janesville School District's spring coaches were not paid because spring sports were canceled. A school board member doesn't think that's fair.
A Janesville School Board committee recommended new language for the district's cellphone policy.
The Janesville School District hopes to bring in more international students.
Instead of picking out prom dresses and signing yearbooks, two Elkhorn Area High School seniors are on the frontlines of the pandemic working at Holton Manor, a nursing home that had a COVID-19 outbreak.
The ceremony will be on the district and/or high school website at 2 p.m. May 31. The high school still hopes to hold an in-person celebration later this summer.
It's unclear how COVID-19 will affect the state budget, but it's likely that school funding will be affected, the school board was told Tuesday.
The Milton School Board on Monday selected former candidate David Holterman to fill the seat vacated by Mike Pierce, who resigned for personal reasons at the April 27 board meeting.