Valley View Students “Link Up” with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

On Mar. 10, 2020, 120 students from Valley View Elementary School attended the Link Up Concert with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, along with roughly 1,000 other students from schools throughout Southeastern Wisconsin,.  Valley View students have had the privilege of attending and participating in this unique concert experience for the past six years. This year, several…

MFHS Art & Design Students Earn National and State Awards

The Menomonee Falls High School Art & Design Department earned 25 State Awards in the Wisconsin Scholastic Art competition. The Awards presentation was at the Milwaukee Art Museum, February 8, 2020. The Scholastic Art Competition is comparable to the state football playoffs for student artists. It is truly an honor to have their work selected to be in…

Angela Marcou Nelson Inducted into MFHS Wall of Fame

A proud member of the Class of 1992, Angie was active in sports and cheerleading and held several class leadership positions. She also met the love of her life, Eric. Angie attended the University of St. Thomas where she ran track and began her health care studies. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin –…

Branden Marty Inducted into MFHS Wall of Fame

Branden Marty (Menomonee Falls High School Class of 1998)  attended the University of Michigan through a Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) scholarship, knowing that he would be commissioned and serve in the Navy after college. He served in the Navy for 13 years as a helicopter pilot, deploying multiple times to the Middle East…

LaBrosse Inducted into MFHS Fine Arts Wall of Fame

Eric LaBrosse, a music producer, started award-winning Cherry Pit Studios in 2008 and since has recorded and produced hundreds of musicians across the nation. What started as a way to give musicians a high-quality recording for an affordable price, later turned into giving back to the musicians by licensing their music for television and film,…

Yahn Inducted into MFHS Fine Arts Wall of Fame

Brandon Yahn, a 2006 graduate of MFHS, was recently inducted into the MSHS Fine Arts Wall of Fame.  Yahn is a Milwaukee-area music educator, horn player, and arts administrator. He graduated with high honors from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2011 and holds degrees in Music Education and Horn Performance.  He is currently the…

Holst Earns National Board Certification

Sarah Holst, band director at North Middle School is one of 4,786 teachers across the United States to renew their certification as a National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT). Mrs. Holst originally became board certified in November 2009 and now in the renewal process will continue to hold certification until 2029. The National Board for Professional…

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 2018-19 school year.  This high rating supports the continuous improvement and strong academic success of students in the…

Get to Know: Ron Bertiere, SDMF Board Member

To celebrate Wisconsin School Board Week, we’d like you to get to know SDMF School Board member Ron Bertiere. Thank you, Ron, for your commitment to the students of SDMF! What school district did you graduate from? Washington Township High School in Apollo, Pennsylvania College: Duquesne University, Pittsburg, PN with a Bachelor of Science Degree…

Get to Know: Mark Nadolski, SDMF Board Treasurer

To celebrate Wisconsin School Board Week, we’d like you to get to know SDMF School Board member Mark Nadolski. Thank you, Mark, for your commitment to the students of SDMF! What school district did you graduate from? I graduated from Kenosha Tremper in 1992 but spent most of my youth in New Berlin except for…

Get to Know: Cathy Olig, SDMF School Board Member

To celebrate Wisconsin School Board Week, we’d like you to get to know SDMF School Board member Cathy Olig. Thank you, Cathy, for your commitment to the students of SDMF! What school district did you graduate from? Menasha School District What’s your favorite school memory? I was VERY involved in high school.  I really enjoyed…