The Norse Star, Stoughton High School student newspaper, has won the prestigious Quill & Scroll award for the 2022-2023 academic year! This award recognizes excellence in journalism at the high school level.
FabLab Stoughton, a pioneer in digital fabrication and education, is thrilled to announce its upcoming 10th Anniversary Celebration. Over the past ten years, FabLab Stoughton has been a trailblazer in the world of education, providing cutting-edge learning opportunities and serving as an inspiration for FabLabs across the
nation. This milestone event is a testament to the lab's dedication to fostering innovation and creativity, and everyone is invited to join in the festivities.
The SASD Board of Education is proud to announce the recognition of Blue Moon Community Farm and Kicks Unlimited Stoughton for their outstanding contributions to the Stoughton Area School District. In addition, we are pleased to announce that both businesses have received the Wisconsin Association of School Boards' 2023 Business Honor Roll distinction.
Stoughton's VFW Post 328 has named Jennifer Kolberg, 8th Grade Social Studies teacher at River Bluff Middle School, Teacher of the Year. The award recognizes the top classroom teachers who teach citizenship education topics regularly and promote America's history and traditions effectively. Teachers who promote civic responsibility, flag etiquette, and patriotism are prime candidates for this award.
Emma Ballweg has been named a Semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship competition. She qualified for the competition based on high SAT scores and her score placed her among the highest scorers in each of the 50 states, representing less than 1% of high school seniors.
On April, 28 students from Fox Prairie Elementary competed in the semi-annual Noetic Learning Math
Contest. Noetic Learning Math Contest is a national mathematics contest for elementary and middle school
students. The goal of the competition is to encourage students' interest in math, to develop their
problem-solving skills, and to inspire them to excel in the STEM fields.
On Tuesday night, Stoughton community voters approved the two-question facilities referendum to authorize the Stoughton Area School District to address the most pressing long-term facilities needs.
The Make48 team was in Stoughton this past weekend to take over the Stoughton FabLab center for a 48-hour collaborative inventory and maker challenge!
Looking for 2022-23 school year information? Visit our back-to-school webpage!
Governor Tony Evers and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) announced that 21 school districts have been awarded a total of more than $508,000 in grants to establish or expand local fabrication laboratory (fab lab) facilities. Stoughton High School’s Fab Lab hosted the ceremony.
The Stoughton Area School District Board of Education is pleased to announce its selection of Dr. Daniel Keyser as its new District Administrator, starting in the 2022-23 school year.
On Monday, May 9, 2022, the Stoughton Area School District (SASD) and construction management firm CG Schmidt hosted a groundbreaking event to mark the start of the renovation project of Collins Field and the introduction of the new Anderson Complex.
In our continuous effort to recruit highly-qualified staff who reflect and support our diverse student population, SASD is proud to announce that we have partnered with DiversityJobs.com.
Stoughton High School's Fab Lab was selected to host 2022's Make48 competition! The celebrated docuseries is once again bringing its 48-hour collaborative inventor and maker challenge to Madison after a successful run in 2021. The Fab Lab in Stoughton will host the event, scheduled for August 12-14, 2022. Team applications are open now nationwide.
Stoughton High School is fortunate to host the Badger Conference Art Show in the Performing Arts Center Gallery, April 4-23, 2022! On April 23, we will have an Open House, starting at 9:30 AM-noon, with Awards at 11 AM in the Performing Arts Center. Learn more here.
Congratulations to band students Morgan Luick and Jordyn Stein-Gaddy for representing River Bluff MS at the UW-Eau Claire Honor Band! They were 2 of 200 students selected from 35 different middle schools in Wisconsin and Minnesota. They rehearsed all day and put on a concert in just one day’s time! Bravo!
Congratulations to Stoughton High School on receiving the Regional Spirit of Excellence Award! The Spirit of Excellence is given to schools that demonstrate excellence in leadership development, sportsmanship initiatives, school spirit, and service to school and community.
The Technical Excellence Scholarship is a state-sponsored scholarship that is awarded each year to seniors across the state who have demonstrated excellence in the area of Career and Technical education.
The Board of Education has begun its search for our district's next leader. Please complete the 31 Qualities survey by 8 a.m. on Sunday, March 27 to help inform the Board of your goals and values for the district.
SHS head day custodian Steve Pope is one of four recipients of the 2021 Custodian/Maintenance Professional of the Year award. He was recognized during the 2022 Facilities Management Conference on February 15, 2022.
The Stoughton Area School District received two awards at the Stoughton Chamber of Commerce's annual dinner: Large Business of the Year (SASD) and Lifetime Achievement Award (Former District Administrator Tim Onsager).
This group of administrators presented at the Wisconsin State Education Convention! Their session was called A District's Journey to Selecting and Implementing High-Quality Curriculum.
Sandhill students and staff raised $2,305.44 for our annual Stuff the Stockings Fundraiser for the Stoughton Food Pantry. The Working For Kids parent group matched our total. Overall, we raised $4,605.44. Thank you Sandhill families for your support so that others can eat.
The Valhalla Singers had the honor of performing at the Stoughton High School Madrigal Concert. They did a great job singing loud and proud!
The Stoughton community purchased 171 books for our youngest learners that spark kindness, empathy and social equality and connect to our 4K curriculum. Thank you for support the SASD 4K program.
As a district, we are proud to say that we exceed expectations on the Department of Public Instruction report card for the 2020-21 school year!
Our Early Childhood team won the Council for Exceptional Children: WI Division for Early Childhood Collaborative Team of the Year award!
We offer free, fast and easy COVID testing in-district. Learn more about how and where to get tested on our COVID-19 Testing Program page.
Learn more about our mitigation strategies, testing, our data dashboard and more on our COVID-19 Health & Safety page.
The Wisconsin DPI and Wisconsin RtI Center have recognized our equitable, multi-level system of supports designed to increase the consistency of effective instruction while building staff knowledge and skills to support all learners. Congratulations to our three elementary schools!
We are pleased to announce that Robert (Bob) Johnson will be our principal at Sandhill Elementary School after serving as Sandhill’s interim principal for the past year. Read Mr. Johnson's bio here.
To help honor Black history and culture during Black History Month, every night we post a video of a student, staff member, community member or guest reading a book. Guests included City of Stoughton Mayor Tim Swadley, State Assembly Rep. LaKeshia Myers (D-Milwaukee) and state Attorney General Josh Kaul and Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes.
Congratulations SHS on receiving the Regional Spirit of Excellence Award! The Spirit of Excellence is given to schools that demonstrate excellence in leadership development, sportsmanship initiatives, school spirit, and service to school and community. This is the Student Senate's third year in a row receiving this award!
Led by the Kegonsa Working for Kids group, staff, students and families are partnering with around a dozen community businesses and organizations to host used shoe drop-off locations. Read more in this Courier Hub article.
Monday, November 16 was the first day of in-person school for our grades K-2 In-Person Vikings. Read about the 'joyful hum' and first few weeks in this Courier Hub article.
The Stoughton High School LMC had its first curbside pickup during the first week of school. All five school libraries are offering curbside pickup or little free libraries in some form or fashion this year.
The Wisconsin Association of School Nurses awards committee is happy to announce that the 2020 recipient of the Kathyrn Etter School Nurse of the Year Award is SASD's district nurse, Laurel Gretebeck!
Congratulations to nine SASD students who have artwork featured in an online exhibition! The exhibit is part of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art's Art on Tour program. Three artworks from the museum were on display at Sandhill and Fox Prairie during the 2019-2020 school year. The students responded to the art and created their own art that reflected the theme Web of Life: Nature in Art. The online exhibition will remain on view through the 2020-2021 school year.
On July 20, the SASD Board of Education adopted a racial equity resolution. Read the resolution here.
It’s official! Stoughton High School is a 2020 Best High School, based on rankings that U.S. News & World Report published this week. Go Vikings!
The Stoughton Vikings beat Mukwonago Indians 32-30 to secure their third consecutive state title on March 7, 2020.
For the Kegonsa Elementary and Working For Kids group, raising money to help students and staff is part of the game plan. And after gaining some recent acclaim on a downtown billboard for fundraising more than $12,000 for the library, they’re at it again next week – this time on the ice.
"During Kegonsa Elementary School’s STEM Night students experimented through 12 science stations". Click here for the article from the Stoughton Courier Hub
Congratulations to Stoughton High School senior Briana Skerpan for being named a National Merit Scholarship semifinalist.
From Unified News Group: "Teaching and modeling proper behavior in young children isn’t always easy for schools, but at Kegonsa Elementary School, the staff has been recognized by two state agencies for being among the best in Wisconsin"