Wednesday, May 23, 2012

What’s Right in the School District of Janesville


What’s Right in the School District of Janesville (SDJ) is a forum to recognize outstanding performances and achievements by SDJ employees, students and schools.

Edison's "Carnaval Latino" Draws a Crowd
Edison's "Carnaval Latino" was created to increase cultural awareness & celebrate the some of our students’ Hispanic heritage.  The “carnaval Latino” was held on Friday, May 18, 2012 at Edison Middle School.  Events included:  Authentic music, carnival games, piñatas, face painting, a dance performance by the Even Start Dancers of Beloit, and a recreational soccer game(s) for the families/students.Great Job!

Kennedy School's Morning Announcements Reach All Students
E-mail from Caroline Campbell to Superintendent Karen Schulte

"I just wanted to send out an exuberant “Kudos” to our Kennedy Student Council for their Monday morning announcements!  They presented the school announcements in Spanish - then translated them into English, switching back and forth each paragraph.  It sounded wonderful! How fun for our Spanish speaking students to hear the morning announcements in Spanish!  Way to go Kennedy Student Council!"

Parker Relay for Life was a Success 
From Kristin Hampton, Parker High School Spanish Teacher

“Relay for Life was a success!  Student Leadership Council organized a fantastic event!  Thank you to the custodians for their great help!  Thank you to the Phy Ed teachers for letting us invade the 4plex during 7th hour!  Thank you to the track coaches for working around us!  Thank you to the staff that stopped by to walk!  Thank you to the staff that chaperoned teams and stayed up ALL night!  There were 22 teams that participated and $15,000 was raised for the American Cancer Society!” 

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