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….

What to know about our Water

We know there’s been a lot of coverage over the last week from various news-media outlets regarding the water quality in our schools. Here’s the cliffnotes version of what is going on as of Nov. 18: District-wide Water Testing —The school district decided to test for lead and copper long before any water quality issues…

Don’t forget your Photo ID when you visit!

Every year, crisis teams from across all of our schools meet in October & in April. During these gatherings, we discuss how to make our schools safer for all students. We work with Waukesha County Emergency Management & the Menomonee Falls Police Department to share best practices and find out what is/isn’t working at other…

Citizens are invited to Public Hearing on Potential Referendum

The Board of Education of the School District of Menomonee Falls is asking citizens to come to the Nov. 14 school board meeting to provide their voice on a potential referendum on April 4, 2017. Citizens are invited to attend the public hearing at 6 p.m. at Village Hall on Nov. 14 and provide written…