Press Times News Briefs – La Presse
Kuehn selected as next principal of Preble High School
GREEN BAY — Courtney Kuehn has been selected as the next principal of Preble High School, effective July 1, pending school board approval on April 11.
Kuehn has been an associate director at Preble since 2013.
Prior to this, she taught English Language Arts at East, Southwest and Preble from 2006 to 2013.
“Ms. Kuehn’s unwavering commitment and dedication to the Preble community were strong contributing factors in the decision to select her for this position,” Superintendent Steve Murley said. “She understands the challenges of lead a large, diverse secondary school and has demonstrated the ability to lead with integrity and determination.”
Wilson Park Reviews
DE PERE – Before considering improvements to Wilson Park, located at 335 College Avenue, the Town of De Pere is asking residents to provide their input on potential changes.
Surveys will be accepted until April 18 and can be completed at loom.ly/Pby7-Ck.
EFSP grants awarded
BROWN COUNTY – Brown County United Way has received a handful of grants from the National Council for Emergency Food and Shelter (EFSP) program and the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) with money made available by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
The distribution of allowances is as follows:
• Salvation Army – $9,000 (EFSP)
• Freedom House – $12,213 (EFSP), $36,093 (ARPA)
• Golden House – $12,213 (EFSP), $36,093 (ARPA)
• House of Hope – $12,213 (EFSP), $36,093 (ARPA)
• New Community Shelter – $12,213 (EFSP), $36,093 (ARPA)
• St. John’s Homeless Shelter: $12,213 (EFSP), $36,093 (ARPA)
• Newcap – $36,093 (ARPA)
• Brown County United Way – $1,429 (EFSP), $4,414 (ARPA for administrative costs)
acting director of the NDA
GREEN BAY — After conducting a months-long search process and interviews for Notre Dame Academy’s (NDA) next principal, President Thomas Kiely said none fit the school’s needs exactly at this point. of his journey.
Instead, Kiely announced that current NDA teacher Andrea Hearden had agreed to take on the role of acting principal for a year.
Kiely said Hearden’s work over the next year will help the NDA build a leadership structure positioned to meet the needs of its students, faculty and staff, as well as position the NDA to achieve its strategic targets.
Rhythm and Wishes Gala for Grace
DE PERE – The St. Norbert College Wishmakers organization will host a special fundraiser at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 9 at the Cassandra Voss Center, 311 Grant St. for Make-A-Wish recipient Grace, 15 years from Green Bay with epilepsy.
Rhythm and Wishes is Wishmakers’ semi-formal gala, and the theme for this year’s event is Adventure Awaits.
The event includes musical performances by Knights on Broadway, Knightingales food, a silent auction and guest speakers.
Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for students.
The purpose of Wishmakers on Campus is to further the mission of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
SNC’s goal of the event is to fulfill Grace’s dream of watching whales migrate through the Atlantic Ocean.
The winning name is… Newton
GREEN BAY – Since the creation of the Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC) eagle mascot in 2017, it has gone unnamed – until now.
After weeks of nominations and voting in a March Madness-style tournament, the community chose Newton as the name for the feathered mascot.
The eight finalists included Newton, Easton, Aquila, Summit, Percy, Edge, Blue and Soren.
Lambeau Photo Contest
GREEN BAY — The Green Bay Packers are inviting fans to submit photos for a chance to have them featured at various locations around Lambeau Field for a 2022 regular season home game.
The Packers Everywhere Fan Favorite Contest allows fans to submit photos of themselves, friends or family by April 19.
Five finalists will be posted on packerseverywhere.com for fans to vote from April 25 through May 16.
The photo with the most votes will be named the grand prize winner and will have their photo featured, along with two tickets to the game, including airfare and hotel accommodation for two nights.
Full contest rules are available online at packerseverywhere.com/fan-favorite.
5th day “I am for the child”
GREEN BAY – The Wisconsin Court Appointed Special Advocates Association (CASA) invites the public to once again show their support to raise awareness of the need for more attorneys by wearing blue on Wednesday, April 20 for the 5th annual “I am for the day of the child”. .”
“There are over 7,000 children in Wisconsin eligible for an attorney, but just under 1,000 children received an attorney in 2021 because we don’t have enough attorneys to serve them,” the lawsuit said. State Director Sue Schwartz.
Attendees are encouraged to wear blue and post a photo with the hashtag #IamfortheChildDay.
To learn more about the organization, posts to share with friends, and show your blue, follow Wisconsin CASA on social media @WisconsinCASA.
Local students complete a college-level course
GREEN BAY — Six West High School Serious About STEM students were honored Wednesday, April 6, for their recent completion of a 14-week research course at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.
Typically a junior/senior college course for science majors, Jamayah Booth, Lanae Steele, Kiearra Hawkins, Jasmin Martinez-Hernandez, Yasmine Cruz, and Maritza Lopezand, completed research as juniors in high school.
As part of the celebration, the students received white coats and a certificate.
CP opens new daycare
SUAMICO – CP Early Education & Care, located at 2320 Lineville Rd in Suamico, officially opened on Monday, April 4.
The new site offers childcare for children aged six weeks to eight years, but Kristen Paquet, director of donor engagement and marketing, said there is room to eventually expand services to the ‘coming.
“Our first priority is to get the daycare up and running, to be successful, and to meet a need in the community,” said Paquet.
She said that, like many others, CP Early Education & Care is looking for staff.
“So we are somewhat limited in the number of children we can enroll at the moment,” said Paquet. “But once our numbers increase, the number of children we can accept into daycare will also increase, and we get calls about enrollment every day, which is great news.”
She said the “high demand and waiting list” for CP Early Education & Care prompted the second location, which was “always part of our plans”.
“We chose Suamico after doing our research and concluding that there was a need for childcare services in the area,” she said. “Finding a space that worked for us was also a factor in determining the location. We were originally supposed to open summer 2020, but you can guess what happened there. plans were delayed, they were never cancelled, and here we are today.
Clean, Create and Educate
GREEN BAY – The Broadway District is hosting a special Earth Day event from 5-6:30 p.m. on Monday, April 18 from Old Fort Square, 211 N Broadway.
The special edition of Neighborhood Wash #Trashtag will include information on plastic pollution and the creation of an art project out of ocean trash debris led by Creative Kids Rock.
The artwork will be donated to the Washed Ashore organization to be sold.
Participants can purchase their jellyfish to keep for $20.
Free pizza and soda from Glass Nickel Pizza, sponsored by Best Budz, will be provided.
Pre-registration is required and can be done through the Clean, Create & Educate event on Facebook.
Packers protect and serve the prize
GREEN BAY — The Green Bay Packers are accepting nominations for the “Packers Protect & Serve Award,” which recognizes law enforcement officers who go above and beyond the call of duty in the state of Wisconsin.
Applicants must be active full-time or part-time law enforcement officers who demonstrate leadership, dedication and commitment to improving their communities.
The award is funded by Packers and the NFL Foundation, with each winner receiving a $2,000 grant to benefit their department or a nonprofit organization with which they are involved.
Applications will be accepted through April 30 at packers.formstack.com/forms/packers_protect_and_serve_award.