Community Task Force Meetings Commence; Board Seeks Input from Howard-Suamico Residents in Referendum Survey

Community Task Force

The Howard-Suamico School District Board of Education meetings of the Community Task Force have commenced. The volunteer group of community leaders and HSSD parents met Wednesday, September 13 to begin a process of study, analysis and recommendation to the Board for future referendum planning. The Task Force will also meet October 4, 11, and 30 before making a formal recommendation to the Board at the regularly-scheduled November 13 Board of Education meeting. A complete list of Task Force members is below along with dates and times of upcoming meetings which are open to the public.

The Board has also requested input from Howard-Suamico residents regarding future referendum planning. Results from the survey will inform Task Force deliberation as well as Board decisions. All adult residents of Howard and Suamico are encouraged to complete the brief survey online at Paper copies and return envelopes are also available at the HSSD Office and all HSSD schools.

Community Task Force Meetings – HSSD Office and Training Center, 6 – 8 p.m.
Wednesday, September 13
Wednesday, October 4
Wednesday, October 11
Monday, October 30

Community Task Force Members
Greg Klimek, Co-Chair
Tami Quiram, Co-Chair
Laura Barnard (Board of Education liaison, non-voting Task Force member)
Jennifer Allen
Jon Biskner
Ilya Dayter
Steve DeBauche
Joel Ehrfurth
Mike Frieder
Jeremy Kopke
Steve Kubacki
Maria Lara
Adam Lemorande
Chad McAllister
Ed Nordman
Julie Paavola-Shulstad
Katie Peters
Jason Potts
Kelly Pufall
Dan Roddan
Sue Vanden Elzen

Bay View, Lineville Earn National Healthy Schools Award


Bay View Middle School and Lineville Intermediate School are among 15 Wisconsin schools to be named among the 2017 list of America’s Healthiest Schools. There were 323 schools nationwide which earned the honor.

“These schools have worked to serve healthier meals and snacks, increase physical activity, offer high-quality physical and health education programs, and empower school leaders to become healthy role models,” State Superintendent Tony Evers said. “Congratulations on receiving the National Healthy Schools Award.”

Click here to view the complete DPI press release and announcement.