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Pewaukee parent raises over $500 in food drive

Shawn Hake and her volunteers gather donations outside of the Pewaukee School District office on Friday, May 8.


May 22, 2020

On Friday, May 8, Shawn Hake, a Pewaukee parent, organized a food drive throughout the city and village to support Pewaukee families in need during the summer. Her team of organizers asked those who live in Pewaukee to leave labeled non-perishable food donations near their mailboxes. Volunteers went...

PHS Administration continues to search for graduation solution

Senior Demi Dieringer displays one of the yard signs that were passed out to the class of 2020.


May 19, 2020

Due to the Coronavirus, the class of 2020 has to graduate differently than how they normally do. Most of the class joked about how they have to graduate over a zoom call at the start of quarantine. But after all their joking, it looks like they won’t be having their graduation ceremony. To start,...

Road tests waived for new Wisconsin drivers


May 18, 2020

The Division of Motor Vehicles in Wisconsin is suspending the previously necessary road test for new drivers due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The decision was effective starting May 11, 2020. Many Wisconites are concerned with this decision. Teens who have completed the required training to become...

PHS Cheer team hosts virtual tryouts


May 18, 2020

With the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic causing everyone to have to quarantine themselves at home, this means more and more events and functions are being held virtually. One of those was Pewaukee High School cheer tryouts. On Saturday, May 2, the PHS cheerleading team held tryouts via Zoom. The two days...

Students document quarantine experience

Examples of different layouts and formats of how students are personalizing and creating their own “How I Survived the Coronavirus Pandemic” journals.


May 11, 2020

What we are going through with this pandemic will go down in history. Future students will study and make DBQ’s about this virus. We can tell our children and grandchildren about how we dealt with it and what we did during quarantine. Planning her new virtual assignments, Christine Thoma started...

Return to ‘normal’ will be a slow, steady process


May 11, 2020

As hard as it is to believe right now, COVID-19 is not going to last forever. As of April 30, 2020, the United States lockdown was lifted and it is up to states’ governors to decide what the next steps are for their states. As of right now, a few states have begun reopening such as North Dakota,...

Pewaukee High School art students create hope journals in quarantine

Mia Bolyard, junior art student at Pewaukee High School, creates art for the hope journal assignment to show her gratitude towards service workers on April 30th, 2020.


May 7, 2020

Starting on April 27th, 2020, drawing and painting students at Pewaukee High School have been keeping busy during quarantine by making hope journals. Each week, students are given a new prompt and a skill that they are required to work on for their artmaking during that week. For the first week of...

PLE promotes new lead from within


May 7, 2020

Pewaukee School District announces that the current Associate Principal of Pewaukee Lake Elementary School, Brain Siegel, will become the new Principal for the 2020-21 school year. Siegel, a UW-Madison graduate, has taught at the elementary level for 12 years. 10 of these years were spent at the Hamilton...

Coronavirus reshapes traditional education

Middle School Student, Megan Mosgaller, engages in distance learning during the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic.


May 6, 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic has left millions of people across the globe out of school, but most schools have learned to adapt to everything going on to ensure students are still receiving an education. Millions of students have moved from classroom learning to virtual learning in their own homes. Teachers...

A look into the construction at PSD

April 16, 2020

Here are some images of the construction progress on the district renovations.

Experiencing Wisconsin and Culinary classes explore supper clubs

Experiencing Wisconsin and Culinary classes explore supper clubs

Emery Bigler, Writer

April 15, 2020

The Experiencing Wisconsin class is taking leaps and bounds in their journey to experience all that Wisconsin has to offer. On Friday, November 22nd, the class kicks off the 2 week-long experience called Supper Clubs. They will head to the culinary room for a lesson from PHS culinary teacher, Mr. ...

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