The Mequon-Thiensville School District is proud to announce that fourteen student artists received accolades for their visual artwork through the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Students from Steffen Middle School and Homestead High School received five Gold Keys, four Silver Keys, and fifteen Honorable Mentions.
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Early in the fall of 2023, Homestead sophomore Brandon Liao was selected as a Junior National Team member representing Team USA in the Short Track Speed Skating Junior World Cup, Series 1 and 2. During the competition, held at the end of November in Leeuwarden, Netherlands, Liao achieved a personal record in the 500-meter race and placed 25th in that event.
During a working meeting of the MTSD Board of Education on Monday, December 4, two co-chairs from the District’s 2023 Community Task Force presented the task force’s recommendation for mitigating budget shortfalls. The Community Task Force was convened in October following a charge from the MTSD Board of Education to evaluate the top alternatives from a recent analytical process and suggest prioritized revenue-generating solutions for current and future budget deficits. The Task Force was comprised of eleven individuals representing a diverse range of perspectives related to the school district and community and was co-chaired by MTSD parents and local business professionals, Joe Nelson and Katie Ott.
The Mequon-Thiensville School District has achieved a ranking of “Significantly Exceeds Expectations” on the 2022-2023 District Report Cards issued in November 2023 by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) with an overall score of 83.5. The district's ranked score is the 8th highest score or in the top 2%, among 367 K-12 public school districts in the state. MTSD has significantly exceeded expectations all nine years that the District Report Cards have been produced.
The Mequon-Thiensville School District (MTSD) Board of Education voted to certify the tax levy and with it, approved the final 2023-24 school year budget during their regular business meeting on Monday, October 30, 2023. Per Wis. Statutes 120.12(3)(a) and (c), a school board must determine if the tax approved at the District’s Annual Meeting is sufficient to operate and maintain schools for the upcoming school year on or before November 1. Taxes must be certified to municipalities on or before November 10 each year.
Mequon-Thiensville Today is a now-defunct community magazine that provided useful information about the City of Mequon and the Village of Thiensville with news and feature stories about the people, businesses, places and events that make our communities very special places to live, work, and do business. Please review the archive for past content and articles specific to MTSD.