What’s the cost of getting to slime your teachers with cups of old ketchup, mustard and relish as they lay on a hot dog-shaped piece of paper? Some may say it’s priceless, but the record for this year’s Sugar Creek Elementary School fundraiser will say it’s $33,000.
Students were treated to a pep rally on Friday, Oct. 1, where grades K-2 and then 3-5 got to take their turns in two different pep rallies where they could take their pick of old condiments to dump on four teachers and principal Todd Brunner as a reward for their fundraising efforts. The fundraiser coincides with the school’s annual Fun Run, which was held the following day on Saturday, Oct. 2.
Verona Area High School students will see the largest time shifts, starting their days at 8:45 a.m. and ending at 3:50 p.m.
Sugar Creek Elementary School has three new awards from the state Department of Public Instruction for its math, reading and behavioral work.
Verona Press education reporters have compiled what they think are the five biggest things to look out for in the upcoming school year that starts Wednesday, Sept. 1.