Wednesday, October 10, 2012
October is Anti-Bullying Awareness month, and Muskego schools are taking the opportunity to re-emphasize their focus on prevention and intervention.
Whether it's a drop in the bucket, or a call to "act now," Muskego schools are taking a closer look at bullying this month. October is anti-bullying awareness month, and programs in the schools aim to indentify, prevent and intervene whenever possible to handle the "bully problem." At Mill Valley Elementary, a proactive approach called "Have You Filled a Bucket Today?" aims to reward positive behavior along with calling out negative actions by students and staff. The "bucket" concept allows everyone at the school to "turn in" fellow students or staff when they're caught doing something good, not just when it's something they could get in trouble for. "We're trying to teach kids to be bucket fillers by treating others with respect and …
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Locally, the only ceremony to commemorate 9/11 was at Lake Denoon Middle School and school resource officer Eric Nowicki shares the day
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Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Ever since there was a 1st anniversary of 9/11, there have been nine more at Lake Denoon Middle School, and students staff and parents once again gathered at the based of the flagpole for a solemn ceremony. School resource officer Eric Nowicki shared these photos from the most recent event on Tuesday, Sept. 11. This year's event also marked the only public 9/11 event in Muskego. Last year's 10th anniversary saw many events in the city and at the county level.
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
The 13-year-old Lake Denoon student told officers he purchased the gun on Amazon with a credit card for $15- $20.
Muskego Police have referred a 13-year-old to Waukesha County Juvenille Court after the student admitted to using a stun gun on a few classmates during the Muskego High School homecoming game on September 23. Fellow students reported seeing the student under the bleachers with the gun that night, but authorities were unable to locate the student. Officer Eric Nowicki, who is the liaison officer at Lake Denoon, did meet with the student on the following Monday at school and it was admitted that the gun was purchased using a credit card on Amazon.com for "about $15 or $20 dollars." The student said the gun was kept in the family's garage, where it remained charged. The parents told police they were unaware that the gun had been purchased …
Saturday, September 10, 2011
Students, teachers and special guests gather at the flag to honor the sacrifice of many, then and now.
Lake Denoon Middle School commemorated the anniversary of 9/11 on Friday in a brief, but meaningful ceremony. Gathered around the base of the flagpole under overcast skies, the students heard from School Resource Officer Eric Nowicki, who read a poem called "The Day the Sky Stood Still" as well as from Lisa Alberte, an RN who assists brain injured patients at Acres of Hope and Inspiration. Alberte brought two veterans, Winlom Woods and Dave Halula, who were injured; Woods was shot in the head in Iraq, and Halula, a Muskego High School grad, was injured in a car accident just a week before his deployment. She told the kids that the men were a living testament to the continuing impact that 9/11 has for many. "This day changed many lives …