Gebauer Selected as MFHS Principal

It is with great excitement that the School District of Menomonee Falls announces that Dan Gebauer has been selected as the principal at Menomonee Falls High School, starting July 1, 2022. Gebauer has served as the principal at North Middle School since 2019.  “I am excited for the future of MFHS. Dan’s positive impact on…

Trimble Named Gatorade Player of the Year

In its 37th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, Gatorade today announced Seth Trimble of Menomonee Falls High School is the 2021-22 Gatorade Wisconsin Boys Basketball Player of the Year. Trimble is the first Gatorade Wisconsin Boys Basketball Player of the Year to be chosen from Menomonee Falls High School.  The award,…

MFHS Earn Record-Number 143 AP Scholars

The School District of Menomonee Falls is proud to announce that a record-breaking number of 143 students have received National Advanced Placement® (AP) Scholar recognition for the 2020-2021 school year.  The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program (AP) provides motivated and academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses while still in high…

Falls Schools Outperforms State Averages on WASA Exams

According to results recently released from the Department of Public Instruction, the School District of Menomonee Falls outperformed state averages on Wisconsin Student Assessment System exams during the 2020-2021 school year. “Our students persevered and continued to thrive despite the challenges of the past year. Our performance on state testing, Advanced Placement, and their respective…

Siya Mahajan Selected as National Merit Semifinalist

Congratulations to MFHS senior Siya Mahajan, who earned a spot as National Merit Semifinalist among 16,000 semifinalists from across the country. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $30 million offered next spring. To be considered for a Merit…

MFHS Celebrates AAPI Heritage Month

Throughout May, Menomonee Falls High School ARI (Awareness of Racial Inequality) students along with the Asian Culture Club and National Art Honor Society have created displays and decorations at MFHS to celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. The MFHS community includes students who are Japanese-American, Chinese-American, Hmong-American, Vietnamese-American, Indian-American, Korean-American and more! Earlier…

An ‘Army of Improvers’ Serves on the Front Lines to Sustain Learning

In the April edition of School Administrator, AASA’s award-winning monthly national magazine, SDMF is featured in an article written by former SDMF Superintendent Pat Greco about how SDMF overcame the “wicked challenges” to boost student engagement and learning outcomes during #covidー19. “In Menomonee Falls, Corey Golla confidently says students are performing at the same rate…

Worldwide Experience @FallsSchools

The SDMF World Languages Department offers our students some amazing opportunities. Students taking a world language have the opportunity to participate in international travel and take part in the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction sponsored Global Scholars Program (GSP). The GSP program is geared toward students who demonstrate a strong interest in global citizenship and…

Hot Topic: An Insider’s Look at Virtual Learning

By Melinda McShane, SDMF Board of Education Member In early August, the SDMF Board of Education asked all parents to decide which path (virtual or in-person) would work best for their families. As a BOE member and a parent, I found making this decision to be particularly difficult. Ultimately, my husband and I decided that…

Virtual Learning Around the Globe

Virtual Learning is an interactive global experience for 42 students in Mrs. Waldoch’s and Mrs. Eisenhauer’s classes at Ben Franklin Elementary in Menomonee Falls, thanks to a Connect & Learn grant from the Betty Brinn Museum in Milwaukee.  In partnership with GLOMADO, which stands for GLObal MAkers and DOers, Ben Franklin students participate in real-time,…

Understanding the School Tax Levy

It’s that time of year again when your property tax bill arrives in the mailbox. Although not as exciting as receiving a holiday card, funds collected from property taxes help fund critical services in our community such as the library, road construction, the school district and other important programs.  Your property tax bill is based on…

Cleaner Air for SDMF Students & Staff

The School District of Menomonee Falls (SDMF) will install needlepoint bipolar ionization in its air-handling units to kill pathogens, including the coronavirus, flu, and mold, and improve indoor air quality. The needlepoint bipolar ionization system,  along with other mitigation efforts, will help SDMF continue to maximize face-to-face learning. “The needlepoint bipolar ionization system will help…