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Vocabulary for Voracious Readers

All elementary teachers in the Wauwatosa Public Schools use the Treasures curriculum as a road map to teaching reading. This primarily includes comprehension and fluency strategies and skills, vocabulary and...

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Kohl’s to Fund Field Trips for Milwaukee-Area Schools

Kohl’s Department Stores (NYSE: KSS) today announced the launch of the Kohl’s Cares Field Trip Grant Program which will provide $750,000 in funding to eligible schools throughout the metro-Milwaukee area...

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Get Excited About Reading: Scholastic Book Fair coming to Good Shepherd’s Lutheran School, West Allis

Scholastic Book Fair, in partnership with Good Shepherd’s Lutheran School, West Allis, is hosting their annual Book Fair, “Story Laboratory-Reading Gives You Super Power!”, March 24-28th, in their school gymnasium. Reading...

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Wauwatosa Students are WILD About Learning

Seeking to create a 21st century learning outdoor environment that inspires students and the community to investigate and inquire about the world around them, Mike Heun from Wauwatosa STEM (WSTEM)...

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Sr. Kathleen O’Brien and Tina Chang Honored with Sacagawea Award

Professional Dimensions, a Milwaukee business networking organization, will honor Tina Chang, chairman and CEO, SysLogic, Inc., and Sr. Kathleen O'Brien, Ph.D., Alverno College senior vice president of academic affairs, with...

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Medical College of Wisconsin Graduate School Master's Open House

The Graduate School Open House at the Medical College of WI features MS, MA, MPH and Graduate Certificate Programs. This is an opportunity for working professionals to learn how an...

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Introducing Students to Different Careers

To meet the district goal of creating a comprehensive career curriculum for senior kindergarteners through twelfth graders, Lisa Rierdon is using a $900 Education Foundation of Wauwatosa (EFW) grant to...

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St. Mary's Visitation Student Off to Madison for State Spelling Bee after Capturing Regionals

Elizabeth Janowski, an eighth grader at St. Mary's Visitation School in Elm Grove, won the CESA Regional Spelling Bee on February 13. As top speller in the region, Elizabeth...

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Local student graduates from Carroll University

Jon Neuberger, a music business major, completed the graduation requirements and received his diploma on Dec. 28, 2012, from Carroll University. Jon is a 2007 graduate of Wauwatosa West High...

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EFW Announces Contest Winner

The Education Foundation of Wauwatosa (EFW) is pleased to announce the winner of the 2013 Walk/Run t-shirt design contest is Wauwatosa West high school senior Kelli McCalligan. 28 designs were submitted...

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Vote for the EFW Walk/Run Event Shirt

The Education Foundation of Wauwatosa (EFW) 2013 Walk/Run is Saturday, May 4th, at the Milwaukee County Zoo. Shotgun start is at 8:30. You can vote for the design to be printed...

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Spirit Week Celebration at Good Shepherd's Lutheran, West Allis

Lutheran School Week was celebrated this past week at Good Shepherd’s Lutheran Grade School in West Allis. The weeklong activities kicked-off Sunday with the 4k-8th grade classes singing at the Unity...

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Creative Problem-Solving in Science

Utilizing a $1,118 Education Foundation of Wauwatosa (EFW) grant, Longfellow Middle School science teacher, Michele Schmidt, introduced her students to a creative way to problem-solve. Schmidt's plan was to implement...

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Concordia University's Miller Park Way Center to Host 'Get Started Night' Jan. 31

The path to a successful future starts with the right education. Adults looking to return to school to pursue a certificate or degree can attend Concordia University’s “Get Started Night”...

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Visualizing and Verbalizing Increases Comprehension

Students at the middle school level can get stuck in their reading comprehension at a 4th or 5th grade level. They often learn to decode the words, but the overall...

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Alverno College Addresses Critical Need in Changing Field of Health Care

Alverno College is launching a redesigned RN to BSN program in June of 2013. The 18-month program, a blend of online and in-classroom learning, is structured so that working registered...

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Junior Great Books Encourage High Level Thinking

Jeanne Paulus was awarded a $1,625 Education Foundation of Wauwatosa (EFW) grant on behalf of all Wauwatosa elementary schools for students to "Get REAL (Reading and Enrichment Activities for Learning)...

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Why Do Colleges Have General Education Requirements?

According to the US Department of Labor, the average US worker changes careers 3-5 times during their lifetime. In fact, many students may find themselves in a future career that...

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St. Mary's Visitation Student Wins District Spelling Bee – Again

For the second year in a row, St. Mary's Visitation 8th grader Elizabeth Janowski won the CESA 1 District Spelling Bee. The spelling bee, which is affiliated with the...

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Kindergarteners are Lovin' their Learning Laptops

Linda Landis, a kindergarten teacher at Lincoln Elementary, is using a $725 Education Foundation of Wauwatosa (EFW) grant as a way to implement technology into her classroom. With the purchase...

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Community Watch

» Subscribe to NOW's weekly newsletter for chance to win Summerfest tickets 6/25

» Milwaukeeans Chill on the Hill with social media 6/19

» Graduation in the suburbs photo gallery now online 6/10

» Central nips Tosa East kickers, 1-0, on Kenney's goal 6/6

» Tosa police: Driver honest about being too drunk to drive 6/5

» 2013 WIAA State Track and Field photo gallery updated 6/2

» Victoria's Secret PINK store planned for Mayfair 5/24

» Dine out for cystic fibrosis at local restaurants 5/13

» Wauwatosa police say tax return leads to stolen identity investigation 5/13

» Bomb plot uncovered at Wauwatosa East High School Updated:  5/11

» Music line up for Tosa Tonight announced 5/9

» Wauwatosa police open second investigation on priest 5/7

» Man tries to rob woman, exposes himself, Wauwatosa police say 5/7

» Tosa police: Car stolen from lot had keys in ignition 5/6

» Extended stay hotel planned for UWM Innovation Campus 5/6

» Wauwatosa School Board lays out process to fill vacant seat 5/3

» Tosa police: Women conned into check cashing scam 4/30

» Drunken driver had 6-year-old son in car, Wauwatosa police say 4/29

» Wauwatosa bike and pedestrian committee seeks input at open house Wednesday 4/29

» Attendance optional at Wauwatosa West High School after bomb threat 4/24

» Wauwatosa police: Drunken driver burns rubber in front of officer three times 4/24

» Numerous complaints made against suspended Wauwatosa priest, report shows Updated:  4/18

» Wauwatosa officials ask residents to limit water use 4/18

» Yovani Gallardo apologizes to Brewers fans after drunken driving arrest Updated:  4/16

» Friends of Hoyt Park Pool wants to add beer garden in Wauwatosa 4/16

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