Friday, May 10, 2013
AP History teacher Kenny Bosch received the Outstanding Teaching Award on behalf of Lawrence University and one of his former Muskego High School Students
Lawrence University in Appleton Honored Muskego High School teacher Kenny Bosch with its 2013 Outstanding Teaching in Wisconsin Award, an honor given to teachers nominated by students they have taught. In Bosch's case, Lawrence senior Kaye Herranen felt his motivational and patient attitude in AP History made a difference for her as she is also studying history at the university. Bosch received a certificate, a citation and a monetary award from Lawrence President Jill Beck in ceremonies at the president's house. In addition, Lawrence donated $250 to Muskego High School for library acquisitions, which Bosch presented to Principal Ryan Oertel on Monday.
Friday, May 3, 2013
Engineering curriculum is 'Leading the Way' to careers in the field, and Muskego High School students will have their projects - and their innovation - on display.
How can young people learn to make a difference in the world? Muskego High School students are finding out that engineering is exciting and that the design process a dynamic method to solve problems. Part of the process is to present their work to the public. We hope that you will join us on Thursday, May 16, at Muskego High School for either the lunch presentation from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. or the evening presentation from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Students from Introduction to Engineering Development, Civil Engineering & Architecture, and Engineering Design and Development classes will present their work in a trade show, table top format. Discussion and evaluation by the community and professionals will be welcomed by the students. Teams of …
A "rolling roadblock" will follow runners kicking off the Special Olympics track and field competition at Muskego High School; when and where the route will happen
Muskego High School's Kenny Bosch receives the honor, but says the real honor was making a difference in a student's life.
It's not that often that teachers can guage their impact on students after they've graduated and moved on, but social studies and history teacher Kenny Bosch has some idea now. The Muskego High School teacher will be honored Sunday, May 5 with Lawrence University's 2013 Outstanding Teaching in Wisconsin Award, an honor given to teachers nominated by students they have taught. Bosch will receive a certificate, a citation and a monetary award from Lawrence President Jill Beck in ceremonies at the president's house. In addition, Lawrence will donate $250 to Muskego High School for library acquisitions. However, Bosch told Muskego Patch the honor for him has been in making a difference for his students. "It's a unique honor, and one that …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Muskego-Norway School District recognizes three instructors for their ability to educate and innovate
Muskego-Norway School Board members recognized three teachers Monday night for exemplifying the district's mission to foster learning, growth and success for every student. The annual Compass Award winners included: Allyce Jung - A math teacher at Muskego High School, Jung has been a teacher there for three years, as well as being a coach for multiple sports and a student council advisor. Superintendent Kelly Thompson cited Jung's new and innovative approaches to teaching math, including the use of Smart notebooks, iPads, and other technology for fostering her student's success. Wendy Lyon - A 16-year veteran at Mill Valley Elementary School, Lyon teaches 3rd grade. She was recognized for finding "instructional strategies that work and …
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Twenty-seven Wisconsin high schools made the Washington Post's ranking of America's Most Challenging High Schools, which include Muskego High School.
Muskego High School once again made the Washington Post’s list of America’s Most Challenging High School. In the national rankings of 1,900 public and private schools, Muskego came in at 1743. Last year the school ranked 1845. The Washington Post’s formula, the Challenge Index, takes the total number of Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and Advanced International Certificate of Education tests given at a school each year and is divided by the number of seniors who graduated in May or June. According to the Washington Post, Muskego High School has a four-year graduation rate of 97 percent, an average ACT score of 23.7, and 67 percent of students attend 4-year colleges. Neighboring schools districts New Berlin Eisenhower High …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Muskego High School students competed in the Dells in various business events, bringing home knowledge, inspiration and a few awards along the way.
Wednesday, April 24
From Stephanie Jansen, Muskego High School Business, Marketing, & Information Technology Instructor and FBLA Adviser: Muskego Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) members traveled to Wisconsin Dells to compete at the State Leadership Conference. The conference started with getting motivated by listening to Albert Mensah, who was raised in Ghanna, Africa and now travels the world spreading words of inspiration and motivation. The two day conference had workshops and tours for members to attend to increase their business knowledge as well as compete in business events. While participating at the conference, students were able to raise money for the March of Dimes through a Miracle Minute, be motivated by hypnotist Jim Wand, earn …
Monday, April 22, 2013
Discover Financial Services named Muskego High School among six Wisconsin public high schools to receive a portion of $100,000 in grants to fund financial literacy courses and tools.
Muskego High School has been named among only six others in Wisconsin to share in $100,000 in grants from Discover’s Pathway to Financial Success program. The grants will help support the development of financial literacy courses for high school students. MHS received nearly $16,000 to cover the cost of enhanced classroom technology to integrate financial education content into several courses. The grant allows the school to utilize online financial education curriculum to supplement the existing curriculum, according to Discover spokesperson Danielle Chase. Business instructor Katie Cortez said that this grant was the first that the school has received from the Pathway to Financial Success Program, and she already has decided where the …
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Student was despondent over a breakup with his girlfriend and had taken his parents' handgun, but never entered the school building with it. However, with his whereabouts unknown, the school was locked down.
An 18-year-old Muskego High School student was charged Tuesday with possession of a firearm on school grounds and carrying a concealed weapon in connection with a March 5 incident that prompted a lockdown at the school. According to the criminal complaint: Muskego police were called to the boy's parents' home around 1:30 p.m. March 5, after it was discovered that there was a break-in to their gun safe, and a 9mm handgun and magazine with one bullet was missing. The parents told police their son was depressed and despondent over a relationship with an ex-girlfriend, and that he had been sleeping a lot and skipping school recently. Muskego High School was placed on lockdown around 1:30 p.m. when it became clear that the boy was armed, but …
Thursday, April 11, 2013
The Muskego Chamber of Commerce will be sponsoring five students to attend the Business World summer camp to represent their high school and local chamber at the state-wide program this June.
Through the Business World Chamber Challenge, the Muskego Chamber of Commerce will be sponsoring five students to attend the Business World summer camp and represent their high school and local chamber at the state-wide program this June. Sessions will be held at Edgewood College in Madison June 16-19 and St. Norbert College in De Pere June 23-26. Wisconsin Business World provides high school students with the opportunity to run a “company” and make many of the same decisions faced by real world business executives. This interactive program emphasizes team building, project collaboration, marketing and design, public speaking, and basic finance through hands-on activities and competitions. Under the guidance of a volunteer mentor, …