6300 Alderson St.  |  Weston, WI 54476
Phone 715.359.4221  |  Fax 715.359.2056

Hatley Tomato Trot slated for May 21

The second annual Hatley Elementary “Color Run” Tomato Trot will be Saturday, May 21 from 9:30-10:30 with a raffle to follow in the gym and registration at 9:00 am. Throughout the course there will be opportunities to get “colored.” This will be a corn starched-based color powder that will be tossed. Wearing a white or light cotton t-shirt will work the best.

The course will utilize the Mountain Bay Trail and circle around the school block. We will have an hour to complete as much walking/running on this course as we can. Please ask family and friends to sponsor you.

If you’re not able to run or walk, we’d love for you to consider helping out at the event or be there to cheer on our participants!

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GEM Student Group Takes Action: Bluebird Monitoring Project

As part of the “Shifting Skies: Birds and Climate Change” 2016 Project, D.C. Everest Middle School GEM students have researched the effects of a warmer Wisconsin on nesting birds, particularly the Eastern Bluebird. Through their research, they discovered that human impacts on the bluebird have spanned time — since the introduction of English Sparrows in the United States in the 1700s. English, or House Sparrows, began to compete for cavity nesting sites with bluebirds. The construction of nest boxes has been a critical step in bringing back bluebirds in recent decades.

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Fun Run planned at Mountain Bay

May 25, 2016
5K and 1-Mile Fun Run

Mountain Bay is excited to announce their second annual Color Run on May 25 at 5:00 pm. This is a FREE event for all D.C. Everest students, parents, and staff. Registration closes May 16. If you would like to purchase a t-shirt for the Color Run, the cost is $10.00 each. T-shirt orders and payment need to be turned in to the Mountain Bay office by the morning of May 9.

Play 60 Color Run Event Details
Color Run Registration & Waiver Form
Color Run T-Shirt Order Form

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District-wide Talent Development and New Screening for Advanced Learners

TALENT DEVELOPMENT and ADVANCED LEARNERS  “All of us do not have equal talent, but all of us should have an equal opportunity to develop our talent.” — John. F. Kennedy Historically, every student studied the same subject matter, at the same pace, using the same tools — and then demonstrated what they learned in the same, exact way. Today, we recognize that each individual learns at his or her own pace, has different learning styles and can best demonstrate what he or she has learned when given the opportunity to express that knowledge in a manner best suited to the individual.

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