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Online Enrollment Window Now Open for 2021-2022 School Year

The online registration window is now open for current MTSD families for the 2021-2022 academic year! We ask that you please complete online enrollment for your child(ren) between now and August 1, 2021.

Click here to start a new enrollment or continue a saved enrollment.

To begin the online enrollment process, please log in to your Infinite Campus Parent portal account. In the left side navigation click “More,” and then “Online Registration.” Follow the prompts to complete online enrollment. To see a visual guide for navigating the online enrollment process, please visit www.mtsd.k12.wi.us/HowToEnroll or check your email for a message sent on 6/1 with specific instructions for completing the registration process.

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4K Program Information & Curriculum Night

Do you have an incoming 4K student at MTSD, or know a Mequon or Thiensville family who needs to enroll? Join us for 4K Curriculum Night on Thursday, August 26 at 6 p.m. (location/Zoom TBD). 

During this time, 4K curriculum, review of the schedule, Social/Emotional information in addition to health/wellness policies will be covered at our Curriculum Night.

For more information about the program, view this slideshow or visit our 4K Program website.

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Statement Regarding HHS's U.S. News & World Report "Best High Schools" Ranking

Mequon-Thiensville School District administration is aware of Homestead High School (HHS) state ranking #142 in the most recent U.S. News & World Report Best High Schools electronic publication. Two of the five ranking factors for Homestead High School are listed as not applicable under the current rankings methodology. These two ranking factors are determined based on 12th-grade students’ participation and success on Advanced Placement examinations. U.S. News & World Report has shared that they are provided Advanced Placement data directly from the College Board. As with past rankings by US News and World Report, the rankings are determined based on assessment results from two years prior. The 2021 US News & World Report rankings are determined based on assessment data from the 2018-19 school year.

MTSD administration has contacted US News & World Report to communicate the problem and requested an updated ranking for HHS as soon as possible.

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Steffen Middle School Named AVID National Demonstration School

We are thrilled to announce that Steffen Middle School has earned the prestigious honor of becoming an AVID National Demonstration School. The exemplary work across the entire campus to demonstrate an unwavering commitment to AVID's College & Career Readiness Framework, AVID's 4 Schoolwide Domains, and AVID's foundation, WICOR, positions them as the next "teaching & learning center" for schools across the country implementing AVID.

AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is a nonprofit organization that provides professional learning and high-quality instructional practices which empower students with critical thinking skills to navigate the educational landscape through an explicit focus on high expectations. MTSD has been an AVID Districtwide system since 2015.

Click here to read more about this great accomplishment. 

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Mequon-Thiensville School District Maintains Aaa Bond Rating

The bond rating agency Moody's has affirmed the Mequon-Thiensville School District at the highest rating possible, Aaa, making it only one of three of Wisconsin’s 421 districts to hold the top rating. This rating is based, in part, on the general good health of the district’s finances.

MTSD’s credit position is extremely strong, and its Aaa rating far surpasses the median rating of Aa3 for school districts in the United States.

“The continuation of our Aaa bond rating speaks directly to the strength of our community, and the fiscal responsibility ingrained in our daily operations,” said Sarah Viera, executive director of business services. “This rating gives the district access to historically low interest rates, allowing more resources to be allocated to our facility projects, directly benefiting the students of the Mequon-Thiensville School District.”

Moody’s noted the following strengths in its ratings rationale for MTSD: (1) strong management team with multi-year budget forecasting plans, (2) the district’s commitment to retaining current fund balance levels, (3) demonstrated ability to outperform budgeted projections, (4) moderate debt and pension burden, and (5) a strong local tax base.

"The MTSD Board of Education ensures fiscal stability and appropriate resources for programming and facilities while prioritizing our financial security," said superintendent of schools Matthew Joynt, Ph.D. "This exemplary credit rating is an accomplishment that should make the entire community proud."

Moody's Investors Service is a leading provider of credit ratings, research, and risk analysis, covering more than 130 countries.

For more information, visit the Moody’s website.

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Realizing Our Vision: Each Student, Every Time, Empowered to Succeed - Recording Available

On January 14, 2021, all MTSD parents and guardians were invited to attend a special event focusing on educational equity in the Mequon-Thiensville School District, facilitated by Dr. Alicia Moutry and Dr. R. Kweku Smith.

As a district, we are committed to creating an open environment in which all parents/guardians are welcome and invited to participate in this event. We EACH have a role in delivering our mission: Together, we ignite each student’s passion for learning, preparing for a life of infinite possibilities.


If you were unable to attend the virtual event, please click here to watch the presentation recording and view additional materials.

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Homestead Distance Learning Extended Until November 9

On Monday, October 26 the Mequon-Thiensville School District announced that, due to an increased number of confirmed COVID-19 cases and a delay in information from our local health department, Homestead High School would be shifting to a distance learning scenario for all students, effective Tuesday, October 27.

As positive student cases continued to be reported at Homestead throughout October 26 and 27, it was determined that the period of distance learning for all students would be extended, with a return to campus expected on Monday, November 9.

Please read the update from Principal Eric Ebert here.

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MTSD COVID-19 Update & Enhanced Dashboard

The COVID-19 burden data for the Mequon and Thiensville community zip codes recently rose to the level of "very high," which prompted school district leaders to consider if a shift in instructional scenarios is necessary for the health, safety and wellbeing of our students and staff members. After a review of our internal decision-making factors, including an analysis of the spread of COVID-19 in our buildings, and in collaboration with local health department officials, we have determined that closing all MTSD schools from on campus instruction would not significantly impact the spread of COVID-19 in our community. For now, our schools will remain open to on campus learning. 

In an effort to provide enhanced transparency on the data we are monitoring related to COVID-19 in our schools, the District will share weekly COVID-19 data relating to exposure of the virus in our buildings. This information will be maintained on a dashboard located on the MTSD website, and will also include the most recent burden data received from the Washington Ozaukee Public Health Department.

Please click here to view the updated dashboard.

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