FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
OCONOMOWOC, WI – May 11, 2017. The Ixonia Elementary School will hold a ground breaking ceremony on Friday, May 19 to celebrate the kickoff of their school construction project as a part of the successful November, 2016 referendum. OASD staff, parents and community members are all welcome to join in the festivities, acknowledgements and student participation.
Ixonia Elementary School Principal Stacy Yearling commented, “Ixonia's visionary team has spent a great deal of time over the past 6 months creating a school design that honors the history and pride of this community, while offering our students' learning spaces that will enhance their experiences and launch us into the future. Please join us as we officially begin seeing those dreams come to life.”
You Are Invited to a Special Ground Breaking Event!
Friday, May 19, 2017
Ixonia Elementary School
N8425 North Street, Ixonia 53036
NO RSVP required.
While construction on the Ixonia Elementary School project will begin as soon as school is out in June 2017, excavating of the property will begin immediately following the ground breaking on May 19. An estimated project completion date has been set for August 2018.
Details of this school construction project include:
- Relocate three classrooms from basement to main level
- Renovation of existing classroom spaces
- Replace heating, ventilation and mechanical systems
- Replace portions of roof
- Build visible and secure main entrance
- Build a dedicated cafeteria
- Add cooling system
- Estimated cost $8,172,000
VISIT www.oasd.org and click on Building Our Future Project Updates.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oconomowoc, WI – May 5, 2017. The Oconomowoc Area School District is pleased to announce four grant awards to classroom projects around the district, thanks to the generosity of the Imagine a Day Foundation. Approximately $9,000 was awarded to elementary and intermediate classrooms and projects.
The Imagine A Day Foundation was created in memory of Courtney Bella, by her father, Brad Bella. At age 10, Courtney was tragically killed in an automobile accident by an intoxicated driver in April of 2008. The name of the foundation was inspired by a poem Courtney wrote just weeks before her death.
The grants are as follows:
Park Lawn and Ixonia Elementary Schools - Amy Ciesielski and Stacy Yearling
$1,695 for a shared Ukulele Music Curriculum Program
Summit Elementary – Jill LaGrange
$3,995 for iPad Art Technology (10 iPads and associated applications)
Summit Elementary - Brian Stuckey
$2,000 for the Annual Lapham Peak Field Trip for Music, Art and Writing in Nature
Park Lawn Elementary - Jennifer Jones
$1,535 for Art Room and Performance Technology
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SAVE THE DATE: The 29th Annual Jack Bub Memorial Golf Outing will be held on Friday, June 30, 2017. Shotgun will take place at 12 p.m. at La Belle Golf Club. This is a great event supporting our OHS athletes. If you are interested in being a sponsor contact Mark Sukovich at 414-477-0956 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please be prepared when driving to Roosevelt Park in Oconomowoc that there is construction taking place on Main Street. Parking is available at Roosevelt Park and surrounding neighborhood streets.