Laying Cement Block with Industrial Arts Class

Yesterday afternoon, I stopped by the Industrial Arts class to see what they were up to. I found them with their instructor, Mr. Doug Show, near the maintenance building. With only two students in the class, it is quite informal. Mr. Show was teaching them to lay concrete block. A section of the old [...]

Home Ec Students Dig Potatoes

Last week, the students in Miss Heidi Rasmussen's Home Ec class dug up potatoes. Last spring, Mrs. Joella Show planted potatoes in a series of raised beds behind the greenhouses. Now it was time to get hands dirty and bring in the harvest. For some it was the first time digging potatoes. Eating mashed [...]

New Class Eases Transition to High School

Every freshman, and several sophomores begin each day with a brand-new class designed to help ease the transition to high school. Titled "Strategies for Success," the course was developed and is taught by registrar Kelly Taitano. Practical skills and strategies are taught and practiced in the context of actual assignments the students are getting [...]

Early Registration Day

There's nothing like seeing old friends again! It was so good to see students back on the Wisconsin Academy campus, even if it was only temporarily, for early registration. The big dorm move-in day comes after regular registration. A partly-cloudy morning enabled us to have many registration stops out on the green lawn. Enjoy [...]

New Gardening Class to Begin in January

Starting in January, students will have the opportunity to enroll in a new class designed to teach the basic principles of gardening. The class will be taught over two semesters - part one in the spring, and part two in the fall. This will give students the opportunity to harvest what they planted. Over [...]

More About Our New Hybrid Program

Dear Parents & Students, Last week we sent out a note letting you know that we will be offering a hybrid program this year, and we asked you to think about what is best for your family.  If you are leaning toward taking part in the live streaming as opposed to the face-to-face instruction, [...]