Ask your reps to approve school funding

Governor Walker asks citizens to lend voice to budget process Governor Scott Walker’s biennial budget has proposed an increase to per-pupil funding of $200 in year one and an additional $204 in year two with the stipulation that school districts receiving the funding have fully implemented Act 10. What the Governor means by “fully implementing…

Menomonee Falls wins 4th Sportsmanship Award

This is the 4th time in 4 years that Menomonee Falls High School and its fans have won a sportsmanship award from the WIAA MENOMONEE FALLS — It’s been a banner year for the Menomonee Falls High School wrestling team. Not only did MFHS wrestlers return to state and set a record-breaking 7 individual state…

Know before you Vote

April 4th is just around the corner and we felt it was important to address some serious concerns around this year’s referendum. There’s been a lot of information put out into the community in recent weeks, and not all of it is accurate, about our school district. It’s great that people are engaged in this…

Parent Alert: Child Enticement at Rotary Park

This message was sent to families at 9 a.m. on March 20, 2017 Dear Falls Families, The School District was contacted by the police department this morning to notify us of a situation that happened over the weekend in Rotary Park.  Two adolescents were approached by a man who attempted to entice them into his vehicle.  The…

MFHS teachers awarded accounting grant

Funds will be used to further accounting coursework MENOMONEE FALLS (3/10/17) — Menomonee Falls High School has one of the strongest business departments in the state. Every year more and more students choose to enter into the school’s Business Academy, join FBLA or make the decision to pursue a business-related major at a university or…

What to know: Feb. 13 School Board Meeting

Student School Board Member Katelyn Macholl gives you an update on what happened at the Feb. 13 School Board Meeting What’s it like at the school board meetings? Sure you eventually hear talks about budgets and numbers that seem to trickle down from one source or another. However, unless you keep up with the meetings…

An Open Letter From MFHS Student School Board Members

To the Community, Unless you are up to date on all of the Menomonee Falls School Board Meetings, most of you probably don’t know who we are. To give you a little background we are two high school seniors at MFHS who were selected at the beginning of the 2016-17 school year to be student…

Construction Update-North Middle School

With the passing of the April 5, 2016 referendum, approximately 70 projects across the district will make our schools safer, more efficient and provide a more capable learning space to prepare children for college, career and the workforce. Thank you for voting! This month, construction began on the new music room at North Middle School….

SDMF will start before Sept. 1

Last month we told you the school board was going to approve two calendars in anticipation of submitting a waiver to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. School districts can send in a waiver to the Department of Public Instruction to start prior to Sept. 1, but approval rarely happens unless the district has pending…

District proposes two calendars for 17-18

Calendar planning is never an easy task in a district of 4,000+ students, especially when the state mandates a Sept. 1 or after start date. Last year you may remember that the school district recommended to our state legislators that they change the Sept. 1 rule to allow any school district to tailor the calendar to…

What to do about the weather

It’s almost December, and that means awesome stuff like sledding and snowman building and hot chocolate, but it also means that there’s a possibility that we might start late or even close our schools for the day. Here’s what you need to know about potential inclement weather: For pending snowstorms, decisions are made shortly after…

Water Update at Valley View & Ben Franklin

Valley View The Village Water Utility Department has 27 municipal supply water sampling locations located geographically throughout the Village which are tested monthly.  Valley View school is one of these sampling locations.  Valley View tested positive in October for the presence of coliform bacteria with the likely source being an underground reservoir near the school….