Saving Lives, Giving Blood

Science teacher Kelly McWilliams announced that we surpassed our goal, giving 36 units of blood yesterday during our annual Fall Blood Drive.  A number of students gave for the first time. This potentially saves 108 lives. Thank you to everyone who gave, whether donating blood, or volunteering to run the drive. You made a [...]

2019-10-11T19:11:47-05:00October 11th, 2019|Service|

5k Fun Run Raises Money for Kosrae

GET MOVING! Nearly 150 students, church members, and friends from the community participated in the Wisconsin Academy's "Run for Kosrae" 5k Fun Run on Sunday, September 15, raising $4,890.00 to help a school and church on the Micronesian island of Kosrae. The Lake Union Conference and its schools have “adopted” the island of Kosrae [...]

2019-09-17T12:07:44-05:00September 17th, 2019|Outdoors, Physical, Service|

Senior Class of 2019 Makes a Difference on Class Trip

This year, the Senior Class of 2019 spend a much of class trip helping others. On Sunday, we volunteered at Buckhorn State Park, preparing for the summer season. We raked leaves, picked up sticks, cleared limbs, and removed trash at a picnic area by the lake. We stayed at Camp Wakonda and enjoyed a [...]

2019-05-03T21:39:37-05:00May 3rd, 2019|Class of 2019, Service|

Assisting at the Pregnancy Call Line Sharing Center

On Monday, March 4, students helped out at the Pregnancy Call Line Sharing Center in Madison. The Sharing Center provides free baby items for women and families. Students organized boxes of baby clothes by size and season, disinfected donated toys, hung up clothes on racks, checked donated books for ripped or damaged pages, and [...]

2019-03-29T17:28:57-05:00March 29th, 2019|Service|

A Home for Monkeys

Last Sunday, students volunteered at Primates Incorporated, a spacious and enriching monkey sanctuary near Westfield. Primates Incorporated plans to rescue about five to 10 monkeys a year, with the goal of 100 at the facility within two decades. Currently, they have five rhesus monkeys. Students helped the sanctuary in a variety of ways, tearing [...]

2018-11-09T17:46:50-05:00November 9th, 2018|Service|

Students Walk to End Hunger

Last Sunday students under the leadership of service coordinator Enrique Serna joined local Columbus residents for their annual CROP Walk. CROP Hunger Walks are community-wide events sponsored by Church World Service and organized by local congregations or groups to raise funds to end hunger at home and around the world. We walked from Fireman's Park to [...]

2018-10-19T18:10:29-05:00October 19th, 2018|Service|

Goal Surpassed During Fall Blood Drive

Science Teacher Kelly McWilliams announced today that we surpassed our goal of 26 units of blood yesterday during our annual Fall Blood Drive. Although many students were unable to give because they went on the mission project last year, a number of students and community members gave, giving a total of 28 units of [...]

2018-10-12T19:41:31-05:00October 12th, 2018|Service|