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Dr. Ackley’s Message . . . SCHOOL SAFETY There are two important factors related to school safety.   #1  THE BUILDING  #2  THE STUDENTS In terms of #1, the exterior and interior school doors must be locked at all times, and the office must know who is in the building at all times.   In terms of #2, students’ well-being and student

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Dr. Ackley’s Message . . . APRIL 2ND REFERENDUM FAQs What is the actual question on the April 2nd ballot? Shall the North Lake School District, Waukesha County, Wisconsin be authorized to exceed the revenue limit specified in Section 121.91, Wisconsin Statutes, by $850,000 per year for four years, beginning with the 2024-2025 school year and ending with the 2027-2028

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Dr. Ackley’s Message . . . THE NEED IS REAL! The North Lake School Board approved an operational referendum question that voters will see on the April 2, 2024 ballot.  If the referendum passes, the District will be able to exceed its revenue limit by $850,000 per year for the next four years.   Although the District made almost $500,000 in

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Dr. Ackley’s Message . . . COME TOGETHER WITH MARVELOUS MOSAICS North Lake School 7th and 8th grade artists have made a resolution for 2024 to make their community more beautiful.  Two art installations will be showcased at a local business and coffee shop (PerCSoft Dental Technology Consulting and Rivers Edge).  This magic was made possible by international mosaic artist,

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Dr. Ackley’s Message . . . THE GREAT K-8 – FIVE STARS! Research supports higher test scores in smaller K-8 districts than larger K-12 districts.  This data places the North Lake School District among the top performing districts in the state.  Recently, U.S. News and World Report ranked the North Lake School District’s Middle School as #1 in the state! 

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Dr. Ackley’s Message . . . A Quick Coat Drive North Lake School likes to help others in need any time of year but especially during the winter months.  This year, North Lake School will partner with Lake Country Caring to conduct a coat drive.  This quick coat drive will run for one week only, December 4th – 8th.  New

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Dr. Ackley’s Message . . . OPERATIONAL REFERENDUM SURVEY RESULTS  North Lake School District residents recently provided their input on the District’s financial needs through a survey aimed at addressing urgent budget challenges.  Nearly 73% of residents expressed support for adding a referendum question to the April 2024 ballot.  Key takeaways from the community-wide survey can be found on the

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Dr. Ackley’s Message . . . THE LEARNING LAB LOOPHOLE North Lake School opens its library to the community before and after school.  The schedule is 7:00-7:30 a.m. and 2:30-4:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday.  Kindergarten through 3rd grade students may attend with a parent, and 4th through 8th grade students may attend independently.  This opportunity provides children a chance to

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Dr. Ackley’s Message . . . BOOK FAIR BANDITS  It has come to my attention that some items attached to books have gone missing during the current book fair. We cannot sell books that are missing the toy such as the Ninja Lego Lloyd mini figure. This reality results in less fundraising dollars for the school.  I was reluctant to

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Dr. Ackley’s Message . . . NATIONAL SCHOOL BOARD WEEK I want to take this opportunity to thank the North Lake School Board for their strong support of our GREAT K-8.  The Board consistently makes decisions with your child’s best interests in mind.  There is a tangible trust among board members, school staff, and families.  This trust is evident in

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Dr. Ackley’s Message . . . GRANDPARENTS’ DAY  Honoring grandparents is a long standing tradition at North Lake School.  Thank you to everyone for patience and flexibility at this busy event.  Over 450 Salisbury steak lunches were served with pleasure.  Mrs. Cull’s farm kitchen ran smoothly with the help of Grandma Gail Shine.   SCHOOL SAFETY ISSUE Parents, please SLOW down

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Dr. Ackley’s Message . . . COME TOGETHER It has been a wonderful first week back to school.  North Lake School is blessed to be 100 fully staffed by highly qualified professionals.  I am also pleased to report that Dousman Transport has secured bus drivers despite the significant shortage in Wisconsin.  Thank you to our North Lake School Community for

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