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Decision 2017: Meet the Six Candidates for School Board

The West Bend School Board will have a new look after the election on April 4. Three seats are on the ballot and only one incumbent, Ryan Gieryn, is running for re-election, which means the board will have at least … Continue reading

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Decision 2017: Board Candidates on Why They Chose to Run

What is your motivation for running for school board and what are your intentions if elected to the board? Joel Ongert The West Bend School District was once among the best in Southeast Wisconsin. “Excellence for All” was something the … Continue reading

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Decision 2017: Board Candidates on Galileo Testing

How do you think Galileo testing should be used in the West Bend School District? Joel Ongert Galileo testing should be eliminated immediately! Our students are being tested too much and this expensive platform provides no value for students, teachers … Continue reading

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Decision 2017: Board Candidates on Common Core

How do you think Common Core should be used in the West Bend School District? Joel Ongert That is a complicated question because the Common Core discussion has been so politicized. I believe in high standards and Common Core is … Continue reading

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Racing Toward a Vote

Board members disagree about the speed of the process leading to next week’s vote on the high school configuration By Miranda Paikowski and Lauren Sorensen, Current Staff The clock is ticking. Next Monday the school board will vote whether or … Continue reading

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Residents Sound Off

More than 75 people attended the first listening session about combining the high schools By Miranda Paikowski, Current Staff For Kelly Luce, merging East and West will damage West Bend’s character. “Why would we want to take what is unique, … Continue reading

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To Combine or Not Combine

Candidates for school board don’t agree about whether East and West should remain separate schools By Abby Janto, Current Staff Should East and West combine? That question has been a hot topic for the past several years among students and … Continue reading

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