Howard-Suamico Music Program Grows

HSSD music on the riseThe Howard-Suamico School District music programs were front page news in the Green Bay Press-Gazette Sunday, June 28 edition in a story titled, “Getting Students Back into Music.” The story featured quotes and images from HSSD music students, teachers, and parents, and highlighted the growth in the music program offerings in our district. (Photo credit: Jim Matthews, Press-Gazette Media).

Malcore Named Lineville Associate Principal

Malcore croppedOn Monday, June 8, the Howard-Suamico School District Board of Education approved the hiring of Kate Malcore as Associate Principal of Lineville Intermediate School. Malcore will begin her new role July 1, 2015.

“Kate possesses a strong background in program coordination and personalizing learning for diverse groups of students,” said Lineville Principal Phil Hart. “We are excited to welcome her to Lineville.”

Malcore comes to Lineville following 12 years as a program support teacher and special education teacher for Green Bay Area Public Schools.

“I am thrilled to be joining the Howard-Suamico School District in this role,” said Malcore. “I am passionate about personalizing learning and look forward to working with the incredible team at Lineville.”

Malcore fills the vacancy following the promotion of former Lineville Associate Principal Kristin Ashley to Howard Elementary School Principal.

About the Howard-Suamico School District: Founded in 1961, the nationally-recognized Howard-Suamico School District encompasses 53 square miles in one of the most popular and attractive areas of Wisconsin. Located in the villages of Howard and Suamico – just eight miles northwest of Green Bay’s historic Lambeau Field – the district serves approximately 6,000 students in eight schools and 10 community-based four-year-old kindergarten sites, making it the 26th-largest school district in the state of Wisconsin. The HSSD vision, mission and beliefs can best be summarized by the motto: Serving, Learning, Achieving – Together. For more information about the Howard-Suamico School District, follow us on Twitter (@HSSD) or visit

Bay Harbor Elementary Student Wins National Writing Contest

BH writer legacy projectMadi Ashmead, a second-grade student at Bay Harbor Elementary, was named the national winner of the Legacy Project’s “Listen to a Life Story” writing contest. Madi and her classmates entered the contest with support from the Howard-Suamico School District Gifted and Talented program.

Madi’s topic was her grandparents and their group home. The award was presented at recent all-school assembly and Madi’s grandparents, Tom and Mary Beth Kemen (shown here with Madi), were on hand for the ceremony. Click here to read the winning entry.

Included with grand prize award were a new Lenovo all-in-one laptop computer, a keepsake timepiece representing the theme of the contest, and a framed certificate of achievement. Congratulations Madi!