Category: News Stories

Student’s mental health top priority in Winneconne

School district among six nonprofits to receive Foundation support WINNECONNE, Wis. – For the first time this spring, the Winneconne Community School District will implement wellness screening for ninth graders to help identify mental health issues and provide support for families. The district has partnered with the Samaritan Counseling Center to provide wellness screening, which […]

Symphony plugs into Trans-Siberian Orchestra talent

School residency program will culminate in community concert OSHKOSH, WI – Sometimes you need a big name to electrify a community. Or a generation of musicians. That’s what the Oshkosh Symphony Orchestra is hoping will happen when recording artist and electric violinist Mark Wood visits the city for a weeklong school residency program that culminates […]

Foundation awards $156,900 in Scholarships to High School Graduates

The Oshkosh Area Community Foundation has awarded 147 scholarships totaling $156,900 to graduating high school seniors. The scholarship awards were presented to students during individual school ceremonies in May and June. A grand total of $260,670 was awarded to students, including the scholarships from the Omro Area Scholarship and Education Foundation ($41,170), Neenah Joint School […]

Foundation awards Omro students $41,170 in scholarship

The Omro Area Scholarship and Education Foundation has awarded a total of $41,170 in scholarships to 33 Omro High School graduates. Students received scholarships May 24 during a ceremony at the high school. A community-based volunteer committee chose the following recipients based on outstanding work in the classroom, extra-curricular activities and community involvement: Mitchell Al-Ubaidi $400 […]

Winneconne Area Community Foundation awards nearly $21,000 in scholarships

Twenty-three students were awarded a total of $20,850 in scholarships from the Winneconne Area Community Foundation during a ceremony on May 17 at Winneconne high school. Scholarship recipients are chosen by volunteer members of the Foundation’s scholarship committee, as well as members of a high school scholarship committee. The award criteria include outstanding work in […]

Green Lake Basics Needs Fund awards over $82,000 to organizations.

The Green Lake Basics Needs Fund has awarded $82,300 to seven organizations. This fund supports charitable projects and programs that meet residents’ basics needs, including food, clothing and shelter. A health community provides a network of services, including basic social needs. Failing to meet these needs can jeopardize an individual’s quality of life and create […]

Green Lake Basics Needs Fund awards over $82,000 to organizations

The Green Lake Basics Needs Fund has awarded $82,300 to seven organizations. This fund supports charitable projects and programs that meet residents’ basics needs, including food, clothing and shelter. A health community provides a network of services, including basic social needs. Failing to meet these needs can jeopardize an individual’s quality of life and create […]

Butterflies bring learning to life

Nick Mees understands that the key to teaching is making learning fun and come to life. As a Life & Earth science teacher at Merrill middle school, he was awarded a Celebrate Education grant by the Oshkosh Area School District Education Foundation for Bedazzled by Butterflies in the Classroom, a program that used painted lady […]