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Fulton town board: Incumbents, Sayre, Farrington, Hull run unopposed

Those voting in the upcoming April 4 general Spring Election, will find the names of three Fulton Town Board candidates each of whom is running unopposed. Each will be seeking reelection to a two-year term. They are, Chairperson Evan Sayre, and supervisors Scott Farrington and Kerry Hull. Answers from each candidate to a supplied questionnaire follow. …

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‘Business Insider’ animation puts national stats into perspective

Editor’s Note: As the Edgerton School District digests community statistics, looking to make decisions about school facilities, their size, shape, purpose and cost, necessary to educate students of today and tomorrow, this animation, “If the United States Were 100 People…” produced by Business Insider (BI) and distributed through YouTube can help with perspective by presenting at …

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School enrollment projections show increase, UW-Madison population researcher says (Part 1)

Editor’s Note: following is a report about a presentation given as part of the district’s facilities study to Edgerton Board of Eduction members during their March 13 meeting. The information presented was statistically technical, and came with numerous charts. In hopes of delivering an understandable, yet complete, accounting of this presentation, Edgerton Online will deliver it in …

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Fulton Church celebrates $2.4 million project with groundbreaking

Editor’s Note: following is a recently submitted photograph showing some of the activities which took place at the Fulton Church, 9209 North Fulton Street, during its groundbreaking ceremony held March 5.  A groundbreaking ceremony, held March 5, at the Fulton Church, Edgerton, served as an official starting point for a building project meant to produce a new 14,000-square-foot addition to the …

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Board approves first reading of proposed sponsorship program

By Kim McDarison After what has been described by High School Principal Dr. Mark Coombs in recent meetings as a year of study, members of the Edgerton Board of Education Policy Committee have brought forward a nine-page document, including a “Sponsorship Guide” outlining what a sponsorship program for the district might entail. The proposal was submitted to the …

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School board approves $114,492 for updated learning resources

By Kim McDarison As promised during a recent (February 27) Edgerton Board of Education meeting, Director of Teaching and Learning Tracy Deavers brought before the board on Monday, (March 13) an itemized list of instructional materials, carrying a total price tag of $114,492. Some monies ($68,741) from the district’s 2016-2017 general fund will be used …

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In the driver’s seat: coding club students program small LEGO cars, robots

By Kim McDarison It cruised along the Edgerton Board of Education dais, then further delighted those in attendance during the recent (March 13) meeting as it moved across the floor. Yahara Valley Elementary school students, both fourth-graders: Cody Brehm and Adam Nelson, “drove” their small LEGO-built car using a LEGO® Education construction kit called WeDo, …

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Edgerton City Council: Incumbents, McIntyre, Davis, Wellnitz run unopposed

While voters heading to the polls on April 4 will indeed find two races on the ballot for seats on the Edgerton Common Council, one in District 2 (incumbent Corey Steen will face challenger Debbie Olson) and another in District 3 (Incumbent Paul Davis will face challenger Anne Radtke), three incumbents, one in each district, …

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