Greater Green Bay Chamber Honors Five HSSD Teachers of Distinction


The Greater Green Bay Chamber announced the 2018 Golden Apple Teachers of Distinction today. Congratulations to HSSD’s Kristina Crabb (Meadowbrook Elementary), Erica Kentop (Forest Glen Elementary), Jackie Kordasiewicz (Bay Harbor Elementary), April White (Suamico Elementary), and Eve Wozniak (Lineville Intermediate). These five teachers will move on to the next level of the selection process and will be guests at the Golden Apple Awards April 18, 2018. Click here for the complete list.

HSSD Gifted and Talented Team Wins 2017 Golden Apple Award

Golden Apple 2017

The Howard-Suamico Gifted and Talented team was selected as a Golden Apple award recipient, the Greater Green Bay Chamber announced today. The team was surprised with the award this morning at the District Office and Training Center. Team members include Lyzette Maroszek, Brenda Rank, Mike Jameson, Nicole Smith, and Danielle Schuh. The team joins six individual award winners from throughout Northeast Wisconsin who will be honored at the Golden Apple Awards Ceremony Wednesday, April 19, 2017.




Golden Apple Teachers of Distinction Includes 12 HSSD Teachers


Congratulations to our 12 HSSD Teachers of Distinction!

These individuals and teams will advance to the final round of consideration for the Golden Apple awards. The winners will be announced in early March and honored at the awards banquet April 19, 2017.

Jody Oberstar, Lineville
Jennifer Perry, Bay View
Kurt Prien, Bay View
Megan Zavernik, Forest Glen

Bay Harbor 3rd Grade Team:
Melissa Pieschek, Andy Brandt, Kristen Sperber

District Gifted and Talented Team:
Mike Jameson, Lyzette Maroszek, Brenda Rank, Danielle Schuh, Nicole Smith

HSSD Schools Meet or Exceed State Expectations


The Howard-Suamico School District and all eight of its schools meet or exceed expectations as defined in the new Accountability Report Cards released to the public today by the Wisconsin Department of Instruction.

“While we are pleased to see our schools meeting this measure as defined by the state, we know there are multiple ways to demonstrate and celebrate the success stories of our students,” said Superintendent Damian LaCroix. “Ultimately today’s Accountability Report Cards are one data point among many that measure and affirm the achievements of our students in HSSD.”

Reports for the District and each school are available on the Wisconsin DPI website public portal dashboard.

School Grades Rating
(out of 100)
Bay Harbor Elementary K-4 83.2 Significantly Exceeds Expectations
Forest Glen Elementary K-4 79.2   Exceeds Expectations
K-4 69.8 Meets
Meadowbrook Elementary K-4 74.9   Exceeds Expectations
K-4 92.2 Significantly Exceeds Expectations
Lineville Intermediate 5-6 77.5 Exceeds Expectations
Bay View
Middle School
7-8 70.5 Meets
Bay Port
High School
9-12 70.2 Meets
Howard-Suamico School District K-12 75.4 Exceeds Expectations

Resource links:
Assessment literacy resources
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction resources

Child Development Screening Day – March 4, 2016


crayonsJoin Howard-Suamico School District staff and Brown County 0-3 Friday, March 4, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at  Forest Glen Elementary, 1935 Cardinal Lane, for HSSD’s Child Development Day Screening for Children Ages 0 through 4 years. Call 920-662-7881 by February  26th to schedule your appointment or for further information!


Child Find Screenings

Child Find is a continuous process of public awareness activities, screening and evaluation designed to locate, identify, and refer as early as possible all young children with disabilities and their families who are in need of an Early Intervention Program (Part C) or Early Childhood Special Education (Part B) services of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Who should participate?

Staff from Brown County Birth-3 Program will be offering developmental screenings for children ages birth-3 who reside in Brown County.

Child Find Screenings are offered by Howard-Suamico staff to all 3 and 4 year old children that reside in the Howard-Suamico School District and have not had a previous screening. If your child has previously been screened by the district, but you still have concerns, please call 662-7881.

What can you expect?

· Children will be screened by a Brown County or school district professional educator using a formal screening tool.

· The 20-30 minute screening takes place in a play-based, child friendly environment.

· Screening results will be discussed with the parents.

We highly encourage all families with young children to attend this free informational opportunity!


Register Today!

Parents are encouraged to make an appointment for their child’s developmental screening. Half-hour time slots are available beginning at 8 a.m. and ending at 3 p.m. If you are unable to have your child attend on the scheduled day of developmental screenings, but would still like to have them screened by a district professional educator, please call the number below to make an alternate appointment.*

Call 662-7881 to schedule your appointment by Feb. 26th.

* Alternate appointment days and times may be limited.





Three HSSD Elementary Schools Earn PBIS Recognition

MeadowbrookPBIS School of DistinctionThree Howard-Suamico School District elementary schools were recognized by the Wisconsin Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS) Network for their efforts in implementing and sustaining the program this year. Meadowbrook Elementary was named a School of Distinction. Forest Glen Elementary was named a School of Merit for the second straight year, and Howard Elementary earned School of Merit recognition for the first time.

About the Wisconsin PBIS Network: The Wisconsin PBIS Network ( is a collaborative project between DPI and the 12 CESAs to provide high quality PBIS professional development and technical assistance regionally throughout Wisconsin. The Wisconsin PBIS Network operates within the Wisconsin RtI Center ( to help Wisconsin schools implement and sustain Response to Intervention (RtI) systems to support the behavioral and academic needs of ALL students. An advisory group that includes educators and other stakeholder groups helps to guide the PBIS initiative. For more information on PBIS in Wisconsin, please visit the Wisconsin PBIS Network at

About the Howard-Suamico School District: Founded in 1961, the 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