Turtle Creek News

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The passing of Tom Scharfenberg

Sad news. The Delavan-Darien School District community lost a longtime educator, coach and friend on July 3. Tom Scharfenberg, 80, died at home Monday following a battle with cancer. Obituary and service details can be found on our website.
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Free summer breakfast and lunch programs 2017

REMINDER: Our free breakfast and lunch program for children in our school district boundaries is going on this summer! Details on our website.
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Summer Food Service Program 2017

 Stressing the importance of offering nutritious meals to children during the summer months, the Delavan-Darien School district announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program.The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP),…
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2017 Retirees have combined 216 years at DD Schools

Delavan-Darien's "Class of 2017" retirees has 216 years of combined experience serving our community's youth. Special thanks to the retirees from this school year — Kenneth Blanke, Elizabeth Christianson, Karen Combs, Patricia Enger, Peggy Fleck, Cheryl Maisonneuve, Patricia Schlicher, Terri Brown, Melodie Wisdom. You've made us #DDCometProud for your contributions to our schools and our students!
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All 5 DD schools recognized for great behavior programs

We're #DDCometProud to announce that ALL FIVE Delavan-Darien School District schools were recognized this year for having great behavior programs! When the Wisconsin RtI Center/PBIS Network Schools of Recognition for the 2016-17 school year were announced, we learned that DDHS received a silver award, while Phoenix Middle School, Darien Elementary, Turtle Creek Elementary and Wileman Elementary each received a bronze award. The schools are among 900+ in Wisconsin recognized for implementing a culturally responsive multi-level system of support. More on our website.
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Community Garden added at Phoenix Middle School

VIDEO, PHOTOS: Delavan-Darien's Phoenix Middle School is the host site of a new Community Garden for members of the Delavan-Darien Community. Read more and see a video and photos on our website!
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PICS: Sen. Stephen Nass meets with Turtle Creek students!

PHOTOS: Turtle Creek third graders are studying about the state of Wisconsin. Today (May 22, 2017) they had the opportunity to meet Wisconsin State Senator Stephen Nass, who spoke to them about his work as a representative, and how that impacts the students and staff at Turtle Creek.
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Free Spanish classes for English speakers offered

Interested in learning Spanish this summer? Parents, teachers, and community members in the Delavan-Darien School District are invited to enroll in a free four-week program that will begin June 19, 2017.
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Three from DD selected for 2017 Southern Lakes Anthology

Three Delavan-Darien students — Rylie Vorpagel, grade 3; Annabella Schluneger, Grade 6; and Sylvia Elliott, Grade 8 — have their creative works published in the 2016-2017 Southern Lakes Anthology collection titled "Action!" #DDCometProud