Gebauer Selected as North Middle School Principal

Dan Gebauer has been selected as the principal at North Middle School, replacing Lynn Grimm, who has decided to return to the classroom to teach first grade at Ben Franklin Elementary School. The selection of Gebauer involved a focused and inclusive process of nearly 80 applicants.  The interview team, consisting of SDMF administrators, teachers, support…

Got Glasses?

When Stephanie Resch, a physical education teacher with the School District of Menomonee Falls (SDMF), turned 50 recently, she realized she needed eyeglasses….thousands of eyeglasses, not for herself, but for others in need.  With the help of her administrative team at Shady Lane Elementary School, Resch will collect and recycle eyeglasses at each of the…

Falls Schools Named Top Workplace

The School District of Menomonee Falls has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2019 honor by The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel for the fifth year in a row. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC, a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. The anonymous…

Carlene Hansen Selected as Principal at Ben Franklin Elementary

It is with great excitement that the School District of Menomonee Falls announces that Carlene Hansen has been selected as the principal at Benjamin Franklin Elementary School. Ms. Hansen has served as interim principal at Ben Franklin since November and through her strong leadership has developed deep partnerships among school staff and students. Ben Franklin…

Otchere Brings Home Gold…lots of it!

Amma Otchere, a senior at MFHS, brought home A LOT of gold in the 2019 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, presented by Southeast Wisconsin Scholastic Writing Region, for many of her pieces including: GOLD KEY: Black Body of Work – Writing Portfolio GOLD KEY: Maternal Mortality – Poetry GOLD KEY: Passage Rites – Poetry  GOLD…

MFHS Honors Inductees for Wall of Recognition

At halftime of the December 14, 2018, boys basketball game, Menomonee Falls High School will induct four alumni to its Wall of Recognition. The Wall of Recognition, which lines the main hallway of MFHS, was started by former principal, Dick Woosencraft in 2004 to honor distinguished alumni who have achieved success professionally and notably give…

Five #FallsPride things that happened this week!

5 #FallsPride things that happened this week: The SDMF earned a rating of Exceeds Expectations with a score of  81.2 on the DPI Accountability Report Card. Special shout-out to MFHS for earning a rating of Significantly Exceeds Expectations with a sore of 85.6. Congratulations to Amma Otchere, a senior at MFHS, who was recently named…

The School District of Menomonee Falls received an accountability score of Exceeds Expectations on the recently released DPI issued Report Card which uses multiple measures of student achievement and engagement to describe performance using data from the 2017-18 school year.  This high rating supports the continuous improvement and strong academic success of students in the…

Falls Schools Outperforms State Assessment Averages

The Department of Public Instruction recently released results today from the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS) exams given during the 2017-18 school year, which shows that students in the School District of Menomonee Falls consistently outperform State averages. The WSAS consists of the Forward Exam given in grades three through eight, the ACT Plus Writing,…