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February 24, 2020
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Student Report
Updates include Distinguished Young Woman of Menomonee Falls, Winter Carnival, Empty Bowls fundraiser, Journey to Resilience, and more

The Finest
The Board of Education recognized student leaders of the MFHS Band and Orchestra Directors, Meredith Spencer and John Woger, for their performace trip to Rome, Italy. Over the holiday break, Band and Orchestra Directors, Meredith Spencer and John Woger traveled with about 80 members of the Menomonee Falls music program to Rome, Italy to perform at two basilicas, the Santa Maria in Campitelli and the Sant'Andrea della Valle.

Committee Reports:
Curriculum & Learning: STEM academy enrollment at the high school is increasing. The STEM Capstone projects have included engineering projects with the Milwaukee County Zoo, General Electric and redesigning the senior parking lot at the high school.


The student-led committee, made up of North Middle School and Menomonee Falls High School students, has selected their four finalist mascot names which include: Phoenix, Ravens, Titans, and Falcons. Students worked together to create the "why" behind each of their choices and created a poster that will be displayed at all six SDMF schools. The students also discussed creating a video to share with elementary students.

The week of March 9, 2020, students from the committee will visit both the middle school and high school to present the four names to students. Students will vote on March 13, 2020. The mascot name chosen will be announced on March 13, 2020.

Discussion Items:

Proposed new Policy 546.1 for FMLA Compliance

Proposed Update Policy 375 Selection fo Play Productions

Proposed Update Policy 871 PUblic Complaints About Educational Materials

Action Items:
Vouchers Payable

Future Agenda Items

  • Definition of bullying and how the District manages reports of bullying
  • Mascot update
  • BoardDocs guide for the public
  • Open records policy and guide for public