Senior Parents - Childhood Picture Needed for Graduation Program by Feb. 1, 2017 (Posted 1/17/17)
Parents, to commemorate how far your graduating senior has come, we would like to feature a favorite childhood picture of them between the age 1-5. We plan to run a video of these childhood pictures next to your son/daughter's senior photo before and after the graduation ceremony. We already have their senior portrait, however, we need your help with the childhood picture. Please forward a digital copy to Donna.Krohn@nbexcellence.org for inclusion in the presentation to run during graduation. Please help us make this a special addition to our graduation program by providing this digital photo by February 1, 2017
Do You Know A Military Grad? We Need Your Help! (Posted 1/16/17)
New Berlin West has dedicated a wall to pay honor and tribute to graduates who have enlisted in the US Military. However, we need your help! Do you know of a military member, current or veteran, that should be featured on our wall? NBW administration is in search of names of military graduates, as well as pictures and small memorabilia items for display. Graduates from all classes are being accepted! If you have a name and/or items to contribute, please contact Donna Krohn: 262-789-6423 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for your help and consideration!
Please Check NBW Lost and Found (Posted 1/12/17)
Please check the Lost & Found for lost items by January 20, 2017. Lost & Found items can be found in the breezeway of the main entrance, outside of the front office. Smaller and more valuable items are kept in the front office. Items will be donated after January 20.
Volunteers Needed for Post Prom Fundraisers (Posted 1/12/17)
Help raise money for Post Prom! We have three fundraisers coming up in the next several weeks where we will need lots of parent and student volunteers to help make them successful. The three fundraisers are Crystal Ball Concessions, WYBL Boys Basketball Concessions and the Pancake Breakfast at the New Berlin Quaker Steak and Lube.
Below is the information on the three fundraiser opportunities for the students and parents. Encourage your son/daughter to volunteer to help make their Prom a success. It is their Prom!!
WYBL Boys Basketball (January 29th):
We are in need of parent and student volunteers to work the concessions at the WYBL – Boys Basketball Tournament on January 29th. A percentage of the gross profits from this day will go directly to the Post Prom fund!
Please consider volunteering a few hours of your time, 2 ½ hour time slots are available between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Please click on the Sign Up Genius link below to volunteer: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f4dafae28a6ff2-january
Parents, we also have an opportunity to earn an additional 10% in profits if we provide a Tournament Manager. The Tournament Manager must be present during the entire tournament time. If interested in learning more about the responsibilities, please contact Lisa Nelson (email@example.com) or Linda Meyers (firstname.lastname@example.org) or email NBWPROM2017@wi.rr.com
New Berlin Quaker Steak and Lube Pancake Breakfast (February 18th):
We will be selling tickets for a Pancake Breakfast at the New Berlin Quaker Steak and Lube but need student and parent volunteers to work a shift during the breakfast. Please encourage your children to volunteer their time. The actually selling of tickets will be sent out in a separate announcement. http://www.signupgenius.com/go/409094ea9a72caa8-newberlin
Final Order for Yearbooks Is Due Soon (Posted 1/5/17)
Did you order your 2017 yearbook????
Please go to Jostens.com to order your middle or high school yearbook now. A final count will be turned in February 1st. Extra copies will not be ordered so you will not be guaranteed a book after this date.
Wisconsin Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award Application Window Open (Posted 1/4/17)
The spirit of our free enterprise system resides in the dreams of our young people. Every day in Wisconsin, there are young people that do what many only dream about. They turn their dream into a reality, take a chance on success and have a big impact on the lives of others while doing something they love. Who are they? They are young entrepreneurs.
EY, Junior Achievement and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction would like to recognize an individual from 5th through 12th grade that is making their mark on our free enterprise system by turning a business idea into a reality. The winner will receive a $2,000 scholarship or cash prize!
Stairway to Heroin Presentation March 14 5:30 pm (Posted 1/4/17)
Please note a change of date for Spring Parent Teacher Conferences from March 14, 2017 to March 21, 2017, from 3:30-7 p.m.
A change was required due to a very important and informative presentation in the PAC called "Stairway to Heroin". This is a must-see event for parents, educators, and community members regarding the heroin epidemic that has hit New Berlin and surrounding communities with intensity over the past few years.
Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. for a resource fair and the program will start at 6:30 p.m.
New Berlin West will be having a "hygiene drive" for the Housing Action Coalition of Waukesha County and the Salvation Army of Waukesha. Place such items as shampoo, toothpaste, tooth brushes, deodorant, lotion,etc. in the collection bin located in the front lobby between January 3 - 20. This drive is sponsored by the Foundations Unit. Thank you for your support.
Info for Youth Options/Course Options/Dual Enrollment Students (Posted 12/21/16)
Any student who participated in Youth Options, Course Options or Dual Enrollment, please be sure to turn in your Semester 1 grades to Mrs. Gavin. Please be sure to do this by Jan. 27, in order to receive the proper credit on your transcripts. Please see Mrs. Gavin in the Student Service Department if you have any questions.
Medical College of Wisconsin Summer Opportunities - Apply Today! (Posted 10/12/16)
Are you a future physician? Do you have a passion for biomedical research?
Each summer, the Medical College of Wisconsin-Milwaukee offers signature programs to promote diversity in the medical field and provide an exceptional gateway to clinical careers. MCW’s summer enrichment programs are designed for students from backgrounds that are historically underrepresented in medicine and biomedical research.
ROADS runs from June 19 to Aug. 4; AIM runs from June 26 to Aug. 4. Interested students should be available for the entire duration of program dates. Students can watch this YouTube video for more information about AIM.
The application deadline is Wednesday, March 1. Applications must include an official school transcript. Click here to apply.
Sign Up for the C.A.R.I.N.G Group to Support SDNB Schools (Posted 8/30/16)
Attention Parents: The C.A.R.I.N.G. Group (Companies Actively Investing in Neighborhood Growth) is a local fundraising program that makes it easy to support our SDNB schools, while supporting local businesses at the same time...all without taking money out of your family’s budget. It’s easy:
Visit the C.A.R.I.N.G. Group website to sign up for free.
The participating business makes a donation to the school of your choice.
See their website FAQ for additional information. Sign up today to support your student’s school. All New Berlin schools are eligible, and you can instruct the C.A.R.I.N.G. Group to divvy up your donations to more than one school, if you choose. Contact Anne Warchol with questions.
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UPCOMING COLLEGE & CAREER EVENTS
WCTC's Byte of IT for Women Event is Feb. 25 (Posted 1/12/17)
Discover what it's like to be a web and software developer, a network specialist or a computer support specialist at Waukesha County Technical College's Byte of IT for Women, an inspiring morning of discussion and hands-on activities facilitated by women in IT.
The event is Saturday, Feb. 25, from 8:30 a.m. to noon, in the L Building, WCTC Pewaukee Campus, 800 Main Street, Pewaukee.
The Ice Force Varsity hockey team lost 8-1 to University School on Friday and 6-3 to Kenosha on Saturday. Scoring on Friday was St. Francis' Bailey Beierle. New Berlin Eisenhower goalie Jason Cooke made 43 saves.In the Kenosha game, goals were scored by New Berlin West's Dominic Martinetti and Nate Mueller along with Beierle. Goalie Jason Cooke made 40 saves.
The JV Ice Force lost a barn burner to the University School 6-5 on Friday night and lost in Kenosha 7-3 on Saturday night. Scoring their first goals of the season were Union Groves's Dalton Philips and Greendale's Nick Richlen vs Kenosha. New Berlin West goalie Austin Bartell made 22 saves on Friday and Greendale's Alex Waystedt made 29 saves on Saturday.
NBW Ski/Snowboarding Club Info (Posted 1/14/17)
The season is just getting started so it is not too late to signup. Club members can select from any of the scheduled dates but we ask that club members sign up and pay at registration time for all dates they plan to attend. Registration forms are available in the Bookkeeper’s Office or in the links below.
Club information and dates http://www.nbexcellence.org/cms_files/resources/skiclubinfo.pdf
Registration form http://www.nbexcellence.org/cms_files/resources/WestEmergencyInfo1617.pdf
Planning transportation pickup/dropoff service at West Arrangements are made based on participation signups. Additionally, we obtain the proper number of lift tickets and process rental vouchers and paperwork in advance to allow club members to get on the slopes as soon as we arrive at Alpine Valley. Your help in getting the paperwork and payment in on a timely basis is therefore greatly appreciated.
MS - Official National Geographic School Bee (Posted 1/13/17)
The Official National Geographic School Bee will be held here at West on Wednesday, January 25th, over lunch & Flex (bring your lunch to the Bee) in room 234. It is open to all 7th and 8th graders for a chance to represent New Berlin West at the state level. See Mrs. Kabelowsky or Mrs. Vandenberg for details.
Crystal Ball Spirit Week Info (Posted 1/13/17)
Crystal Ball Spirit Week runs from January 17 - 21.
There will be a pep rally on Friday from 2:00-3:00 with an alternate schedule that will be coming out shortly.
Crystal Ball is on Saturday, January 21st from 7-10 PM in the MS Gym. The theme is Wizard of Oz (complete with Dorothy, the yellow brick road, and the Emerald City :-P )
Penny Wars the Week of Crystal Ball (Posted 1/12/17)
Bring in your pennies to save a teacher or your silver and dollars to doom a teacher to be pied in the face. Look around during FLEX and lunch for the various donation buckets.
All proceeds go towards the Prom Committee.
French Club Meeting Scheduled (Posted 1/6/17)
There will be a French Club meeting on Thursday, January 19, from 3:05 - 3:45 pm in room 206.
Middle School Dance (Posted 1/9/17)
The middle school dance will be held on Friday, January 20th from 6:30 to 8:30pm in the middle school gym. There will be a DJ, photo booth and concessions. The cost is $10.00 per ticket available through the Webstore starting Monday, January 9th through Thursday, January 19th. Concession tickets are also available.?https://nbps.revtrak.net/tek9.asp?pg=products&grp=81 Tickets can also be purchased through the school bookkeeper.
Attire is casual, school appropriate.
Midnight Basketball (Posted 1/3/17)
The New Berlin Police Department will be hosting Midnight Basketball (3 on 3 basketball) again this year. Midnight Basketball will be starting this Friday, January 6th, in the New Berlin West Field House after the varsity basketball game and will run every Friday until the end of March. T-shirts and other prizes will be awarded weekly. See Officer Rocklewitz if you have any any further questions.
WEST PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
South Pacific Presented by West Theatre Arts Program (Posted 1/17/17)
Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific will be presented by West Theatre Arts Program, the exclusive theatre program for New Berlin West Middle and High School, and NBW Music Department. Running February 10th through the 12th, the show plays Friday and Saturday at 7pm and Sunday at 2pm. The show also features a 10AM Matinee on Friday, February 10 whereby all tickets are $2 general seating. The reserved seating tickets are purchased on-line. Adults $12, Seniors over 60 $9, Students are $7 and children under 10 are $5. All performances are at the West Performing Arts Center in New Berlin.
There is an opportunity for the boosters to generate some additional funds to support the NBW boys soccer team! Please take your friends and family to Dickey’s on Saturday January 21st and maybe your date for Crystal Ball ;) See attached flyer. Post it at church, school or other clubs!
Marcus Movie Tickets Supporting NBW Post Prom (Posted 9/2/16)
Marcus Movie tickets available now!
Please consider supporting NBW Post Prom while saving some money at the movies!
Silver tickets $6.50 (some limitations within the first ten days of a new release)
Diamond tickets $8.00 (no limitations except VIP special showings)
Buy 2 tickets and receive a FREE $3.00 snack cash voucher!
Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest (Posted 12/20/16)
The VFW Auxiliary’s Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest recognizes up-and-coming artists and encourages patriotism in youth. The first-place winner from each state competes for national awards totaling $21,000.
Who is Eligible to Apply?
Any student in grades 9-12 who is enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States.
Maximum student age of 18 at time of local entry.
Student must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national.
Applicant does not have to be related to a VFW or VFW Auxiliary member to participate, but the student must attend school in the same state as the sponsoring VFW Auxiliary.
What are the Scholarship Submission Requirements?
Art must be on paper or canvas. Water color, pencil, pastel, charcoal, tempera, crayon, acrylic, pen-and-ink or oil may be used.
Digital art and photography is NOT ACCEPTED.
Submit canvas entries on stretcher frames or canvas board; other entries must be matted on white.
Do not frame.
Art should be no smaller than 8” x 10” but no larger than 18” x 24,” not including the mat.
The deadline for student entry to VFW Auxiliary is March 31. For more information, go to: https://vfwauxiliary.org/scholarships/young-american-creative-patriotic-art-contest/
Plant Growing+Garden Center Setup @ Prospect Hill Garden Center (Posted 1/17/17)
Location: 19305 W. National Ave. New Berlin www.bloomssite.com
Age Requirement: 16 yrs or older
Start Date: Feb. 27, 2017
Compensation: Based on qualifications and experience.
Job Description: Be a part of the growing process of annual and perennial flowers from the very start! Learn how to mix soils and fertilizers, fill pots with soil media, plant in pots, and care for them as they grow. You will also be assisting in setting up the garden center for the spring season. We are looking for people that are able to lift at least 50 lbs on a regular basis. They must be able to follow directions.
Job description: Works in the kitchen, pantry and resident dining rooms to prepare food trays for delivery to residents. Cleans dining rooms, pantry and kitchen including washing dishes, work areas and storage areas.
Essential Job Functions:
Dishes and serves food to residents according to residents diet cards, posted menus and spreadsheets, and other instructions to insure that modified diets and resident preferences are met.
Cleans, washes and sanitizes all utensils, dishes, carts and equipment after each meal or as needed.
Follow local, state and federal regulations as outlined in LindenGrove policies and procedure for resident care, infection control, food handling and equipment use.
Maintains confidentiality of all resident care information and assures resident rights are protected at all times.
Part Time Teller @ Waukesha State Bank-Waukesha (Posted 1/13/17)
Location: 151 E. St. Paul Ave. Waukesha www.waukeshabank.com 262-549-8506
Age Requirement: 16 yrs old or older
Job Description: Tellers provide excellent customer service while processing transactions in an efficient and accurate manner. Tellers stay current on bank policies and procedures to ensure accurate records and cash controls are maintained at all times and contribute positively to the day-to-day operations of the office to ensure a friendly and cohesive team environment. Waukesha State Bank's philosophy is to promote from within, so growth and advancement opportunities are readily available and encouraged.
Hours: Part-Time - 25 hours/week. Consistent weekly schedule with a weekly mandatory Saturday am shift.
To Apply: go to www.WaukeshaBank.com and select "Employment Opportunities" under "About Us".
For students in the Career & Service Learning Program, this position qualifies for a: Co-op
Related to Career Clusters: Finance
Various Jobs - City of West Allis (Posted 1/13/17)
Location: City of West Allis 7525 West Greenfield Ave., West Allis www.westalliswi.gov 414-302-8270
Hours: Department of Public Works, 40 hours/week (weather permitting), 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday - Friday, with the majority of the positions starting mid- to late-May and ending mid-August.
Compensation: Depending on years of service and residency. West Allis resident starting rate is $9/hour. Non-West Allis resident starting rate is $8.82.
Requirements: Must be at least 18 years of age or a 2017 graduating senior. Possess a valid WI Driver's License and a good driving record and be college bound of fall semester. (Falsification of college enrollment for the fall semester is grounds for disqualification or dismissal.) Students offered employment must pass a post-offer drug test as well as a Police Record Check as a condition of employment. Employment may be terminated at any time if the employee is found to be unsuitable for any reason.
The City of West Allis has several positions available for both part-time and seasonal work:
Building & Sign Section - erecting and taking down mobile signs
City Dump (116th & Morgan Avenue) - lot attendee (checking driver’s license, direct residents to correct drop off areas), 40 hours/week (Tues-Fri, 11 am to 7 pm; Sat, 8 am to 4:00 pm; subject to change)
Electrical Section - assisting electricians and maintenance repairers
Forestry Division - cutting grass, pulling weeds, trimming, planting flowers, etc.
Water Division - cleaning and painting fire hydrants
Sanitation & Streets Division - working on the tar crews (filling holes/cracks in City streets), delivering garbage carts, and occasionally collecting garbage or recyclables
A. An eligibility list is established by lottery in mid-April in the following order:
(1) returning students with a good work record; then
(2) by date of availability (typically as follows):
(a) West Allis resident college students;
(b) Non-West Allis resident college students;
(c) West Allis resident graduating senior high school students attending college in the fall;
(d) Non-West Allis resident graduating senior high school students attending college in the fall.
B. Applications are accepted through April 17, 2017; those who apply after April 17th will have their name placed at the bottom of the list in the order received.
C. Returning students must re-apply annually; rehire is dependent upon a good work record from the previous year.
D. Job assignments may begin between May 22nd and May 30, 2017.
E. If you are not able to begin work when the position is available, your name will remain on the list; however, the City does not guarantee job placement.
F. It is the City's policy that only one member of a family/address is eligible to work for the City during the summer at one time.
Contact: Lynn Jopek, HR Assistant III 414-302-8270
Related to Career Clusters: Government & Public Administration
CNA @ LindenGrove Communities in Mukwonago, New Berlin, Waukesha + Menomonee Falls Campuses (Posted 1/13/17)
Locations are in: Mukwonago, New Berlin, Waukesha, and Menomonee Falls Campuses
Hours: Full + Part Time
Age or Certification Requirement: 16, C.N.A. certification
Job description: LindenGrove Mukwonago is looking for students (16 or older)to assist residents with their personal needs and care (activities of daily living). These individuals will work with the nursing team to provide care and treatment. The amount of assistance varies from minimal physical support by the nursing assistant to complete performance of cares. C.N.A. Certification required.
For student in the Career & Service Learning Program, this position qualifies for a: Youth Apprenticeship
Related to Career Clusters: Health Science
CNA Positions with Presbyterian Homes & Services Various Locations (Posted 1/13/17)
Please go to: https://careers-preshomes.icims.com/jobs/search (for available CNA positions + to apply)
Locations: Menomonee Falls, Pewaukee, and Waukesha
Hours: Full + Part Time
Age or Certification Requirement: 16, C.N.A. certification
Presbyterian Homes & Services has been serving older adults since 1955 and is a leader in the industry. As one of the three fastest growing older adult services organizations in the nation we are mission driven and faith based. With over 6000 employees and growing- you are sure to have a home with us where you are now and far into the future. We believe that employees are the most important resource in our ministry, and because of this, we are committed to an environment where employees are valued and empowered to make a difference. Our employees work together within a caring Christian culture to create great living environments and provide high-quality, high-touch, and compassionate services for older adults so that they may live vibrantly in their sunset years. If you have a passion and desire to enrich the lives and touch the hearts of older adults please consider joining our team and help us achieve our goal of providing a broad range of opportunities to allow our older adults the freedom to live well!
We are seeking full and part time Nursing Assistants to join our teams. These positions may include working every other weekend and scheduled holidays. This community includes Long-Term Care and Assisted Living.
As a Nursing Assistant, you will play a critical role in caring for older adults- not only physically, but emotionally, socially, mentally, and spiritually. The CNA is responsible for the provision of high quality personal care and services to residents to support their Personally Designed Living choices while maintaining consistency with regulations and established best practices.
We offer competitive wages and benefits, with full time status defined as working a minimum of 60 hours during the two week pay period. We take your past experience into consideration for your starting wage and we offer regular step increases based on hours worked.
With tuition reimbursement, nurse scholarship programs, a variety of learning and development opportunities on site, and a commitment to promote from within, opportunities to grow and develop with us are virtually unlimited. Whether you desire to continue your learning and professional development within your Nursing Assistant role or beyond, PHS has many opportunities for you to attend a diverse selection of classes, apply for education reimbursement or scholarships, and grow within the company.
Contact: Rachel Anderson, HR Director www.preshomes.org 262-599-8300
For student in the Career & Service Learning Program, this position qualifies for a: Youth Apprenticeship
Related to Career Clusters: Health Science
Shadow Opportunities @ Aurora West Allis Medical Center (Posted 1/13/17)
Location: 8901 W. Lincoln Ave., West Allis 414-328-6000
The School District of New Berlin does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of age, gender, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, or physical, mental, emotional, or learning disability. Federal law prohibits discrimination in education and employment on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, or disability. For more information, please follow this link: http://www.nbexcellence.org/district/disclaimers.cfm.