2005 - Wausau School Foundation


2005 RFTS Foreign Lang Website

Elementary Foreign Language Website
South Mountain Elementary School
Spearheaded by teacher Sara Roquemore, the Foreign Language Website provides a step-by-step guide for any parent, teacher, or community member who is proficient in another language and would like to offer an extra-curricular class before or after school.
link will be reinstated soon.

Building Community Connections Through Writing-The Wausau East Family Cookbook
Wausau East High School
This cross-curricular project incorporated students from Family & Consumer Sciences, Art and Technology Education to produce a “family-based” cookbook available for purchase. 

Operation Animation
Rib Mountain Elementary School
Through animation, 5th grade students experienced enrichment that linked the learning fields of art, technology, drama, writing, and organizing.  

Extreme Make-Over:  Neighborhood Edition
Horace Mann Middle School
This project took students outside the classroom to network with community organizations, such as the Mayor’s Neighbor-to-Neighbor program.  As students participated in planning and carrying out the “neighborhood” work, they not only developed social skills and job skills needed to be successful individuals, but clearly planted seeds of neighborhood improvement and pride – tool boxes in hand.

Celebrating the Year of Languages
Horace Mann Middle School

8th grade Spanish students prepared and conducted lessons for Riverview Elementary students throughout the school year. “Community Celebration of Languages II” event at Northcentral Technical College was the result of a collaborative effort among these students, the NTC International Education Department, and Riverview's 3rd grade students and teachers.  Horace Mann students created, published and distributed Spanish language children’s books.

Enriching and Expanding Student Learning by Opening Doors to the Creative Fine Arts
Rib Mountain Elementary School
Through the production and performance of the musical, "RATS! THE PIED PIPER," students not only memorized scripts and music but added choreography, learned theatre dynamics and, with the assistance of Professor Sarah Rudolph from UWMC, learned to develop “character acting.”

180 Days Around the USA
John Marshall Elementary School

Computer based flight simulation played an integral part as students “traveled” around the USA.  Lessons focused on flight principles, weather, geography, experimental design, inventions, and nutritional well-being.  Community professionals offered hands-on learning.  Career exploration and a very creative approach to learning state capitals!
Wausau Daily Herald Article (January 13, 2009)

Logger Technology for Lumberjacks
Wausau East High School

The integration of “probe ware” technology in the Human Physiology and Environmental Education curriculum provided opportunities across the curriculum in biology, chemistry, and health to create hands-on activities in data collection and assessment, writing, and technology skills.  School-community partnerships with the Heart Institute, the DNR, and Trout Unlimited created an environment that broadened the scope of learning about healthy lifestyles, maintaining a healthy environment and career opportunities.

Chill With Will!
Wausau West High School
David Daniels, Education Consultant of the American Players Theatre was brought back for a second year through this replication grant to expand his work with high school students in  English and literature. This year's focus was on Shakespeare.

Enlighten Up!  With David Daniels
Wausau East High School

Wausau East English courses participated for the first time as part of a replication grant to work with artist-in-residence David Daniels, Education Consultant of the American Players Theatre, and his ability to “bring literature alive.”  Shakespeare was the grant focus at East as well as West.

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