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Wauwatosan named to Phi Beta Kappa at Lawrence

Aubrey Klein, daughter of Charles Klein and Susan Freundl of Wauwatosa, has been elected to Lawrence University's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest honorary society in America. She will be initiated on June 11.

Phi Beta Kappa awards membership to seniors who have demonstrated superior scholarship. Klein is a 2012 graduate of Pius XI High School.

Lawrence University is in Appleton.

Eight-graders visit the capital, see the sights

The eighth-grade class of Wauwatosa Catholic School spent three days in Washington, D.C., recently. They visited historical sites and monuments. While visiting the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, they were able to sing 'Somos el Mundo' on the rooftop while looking out over the city.

The students will graduate from the school Friday, June 3.

Rotary Club recognizes

St. Joseph students

Greta Prunuske and Luke Heinen, eighth-graders at St. Joseph School, were recognized by the Wauwatosa Rotary Club for their outstanding accomplishments and awards, extracurricular activities, and community service.

The students received a certificate for their accomplishments at a luncheon held May 11.

Eighth-grade students receive Christian award

Eighth-graders Lilly Cantwell and James Mullooly, recipients of this year's Women of St. Jude Christian Award, were honored Sunday, May 22. The awards were presented at the 9 a.m. Mass at St. Jude the Apostle Church, 734 Glenview Ave., Wauwatosa.

Each recipient received $1,000 in recognition of their Christian values, strength of character, and involvement in church, school and community activities. The awards can be applied toward tuition at a Catholic high school or a Christian experience such as a camp or service project, or donated to a Catholic charity.

All eighth-grade students were eligible for the awards. Applicants submitted essays, references and a profile of their activities and service projects. The Women of St. Jude has sponsored the award for more than 50 years.

Our Redeemer girl runners take 3rd in Lutheran meet

The girls track and field team at Our Redeemer Lutheran School took third place in the Wisconsin Lutheran Schools Track Meet held at Wisconsin Lutheran College on May 21.

The school recognized the end of the school year with a program for parents by students in K4 on May 26, and a K5 graduation ceremony on May 31. Eighth-grade graduation is set for June 3. The class valedictorian is Aleksey Hicks of Wauwatosa and the salutatorian is Michael Feist of West Milwaukee.

Virtual Academy

sets open houses

The Wauwatosa Virtual Academy, the district's online school — open to students statewide — will host a couple of open houses for families interested in learning about its online program and individualized approach to education.

Open houses will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, June 16, and from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday June 22. The opoen houses will be held at the school's offices, 2323 N. Mayfair Road, Suite 130.

The school is for students in grades six to 12.

For more information, call (866) 925-7606 or visit wauwatosavirtualacademy.com.

Editors note: This item has been changed to reflect the correct dates.

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