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Penelope Steiner named Sauk Prairie Optimist Middle Level Leader for December


Penelope Steiner is the Sauk Prairie Optimist December Middle Level Leader and the daughter of Timothy and Sarah Steiner. Penelope was nominated by teacher Scott Smith. In his nomination statement he said, “Penelope is an outstanding student who displays an exemplary attitude toward learning and life. Penelope comes to class each day with a positive spirit and a focused mindset and is always willing to help her fellow students. Penelope is a role model for her classmates. Her commitment to learning along with her friendly demeanor embody the spirit of a model student. Penelope is a true leader, and she makes Sauk Prairie Middle School a better place on a daily basis.” Penelope is involved in Show Choir, Middle School Musical, Sources of Strength, and Mentors. Outside of school her activities include dance at Center Stage Dance, Pool Sharks and the High School Marching Band. Her plans after high school are to attend UW-Madison to be a geneticist. Pictured, from left: Heather Cole, Sauk Prairie Optimist member, Middle Level Leader’s father Tim, sister Evangeline, and mother Sarah Steiner, December Middle Level Leader Penelope Steiner and Middle School Principal Tricia Rodey at the December 6 Optimist meeting at the 6:8 dining room.

Penelope Steiner is the Sauk Prairie Optimist December Middle Level Leader and the daughter of Timothy and Sarah Steiner. 

Sauk Prairie Solar Schools selling crafts, baked goods


Mother and son, Julia Dellaria-Terrill, left, and Drew Dellaria, right stopped by the Sauk Prairie Solar Schools sales site at the Back Room Gallery, 603 Water St. in Sauk City on Saturday December 2, during the Holly Jolly Grinchmas event. For purchase were handmade ornaments and holiday crafts as well as baked goods and candy stocking stuffers, and Santa’s Trail mix in jars. Goods will now be available at ReTwist-T, 515 Water St., in Sauk City. Sauk Prairie Solar Schools are a citizens group working with the school district in fundraising to put solar panels on Leola Hall, Sauk Prairie High School and Bridges Elementary, as well as the District Administration Building. The group has also launched a Sponsor a Solar Panel project. Please visit the Sauk Prairie Solar Schools Facebook page.

Mother and son, Julia Dellaria-Terrill, left, and Drew Dellaria, right stopped by the Sauk Prairie Solar Schools sales site at the Back Room Gallery, 603 Water St. in Sauk City on Saturday December 2, during the Holly Jolly Grinchmas event.

Optimists finish up baked goods and nuts sale


Pictured, from left: Sauk Prairie Optimists Vicki Gullickson, Cliff Thompson and Dan Odden in the holiday spirit at the Bank of Prairie du Sac Open House December 1. The club sold baked goods and their famous Terri Lynn nuts. The Sauk Prairie Optimist Club would like to thank all those who bought from the sale and purchased nuts prior to the sale also. Proceeds from both go to supporting youth in the Sauk Prairie community. A special thanks goes to the Bank of Prairie du Sac for hosting the sale.

Pictured, from left: Sauk Prairie Optimists Vicki Gullickson, Cliff Thompson and Dan Odden in the holiday spirit at the Bank of Prairie du Sac Open House December 1. The club sold baked goods and their famous Terri Lynn nuts.

High School athletics receive AED from Sauk Prairie Healthcare Foundation grant


Sauk Prairie High School Activities Director Josh Boyer and Athletic Trainer Greg Beier holding the new portable Automated External Defibrillator purchased with funds from Sauk Prairie Healthcare Foundation.

Sauk Prairie Healthcare employee Greg Beier understands the importance of having an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) available at all times. In his role as an Athletic Trainer at Sauk Prairie High School, he saw a need to have an AED that he could take with him for off-campus team events.

It’s Christmas Time! That means Sauk Prairie’s 3rd graders wrote about the Holidays

Saint Aloysius School

Ms. Andrea

 

The true meaning of Christmas 

by Rowan Breunig

The true meaning of Christmas is not presents, it is Jesus. He was born on Christmas day. Little did Mary know he came to earth to die on the cross for our sins. He was born 2023 years ago.

Wisconsin Heights Community Sharing Tree to be held December 16th

The Wisconsin Heights Community Sharing Tree and people of the Heights communities know that not all families have family support available and at times need some help.  The organizers of the Sharing Tree have collected gifts that they believe the area children would like.

Sauk Prairie Healthcare named “High Performing” Hospital for maternity care

U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in hospital rankings and consumer advice, has named Sauk Prairie Healthcare as a 2024 High Performing hospital for Maternity Care (Uncomplicated Pregnancy). This is the highest award a hospital can earn for U.S. News’ Best Hospitals for Maternity Care.

Sauk Prairie Optimists distribute art kits with River Arts


Lydia Park (center), Executive Director of River Arts, is flanked by Optimist Members Jeff Boll and Carol May, presenting this check for $250. The Sauk Prairie Optimists again partnered with River Arts to purchase and distribute art supply kits to students in the Sauk Prairie School District who might not otherwise receive creative gifts over the Holidays. This project started during the pandemic, but was continued, due to its success.

Lydia Park (center), Executive Director of River Arts, is flanked by Optimist Members Jeff Boll and Carol May, presenting this check for $250.

Optimists hear about “The Fields of Sinsinawa”

A gift from an unlikely source provided the impetus for a new farmer-led learning center with the mission to “demonstrate and teach farming practices that promote healthy soils, protect the environment, and ensure profitability to promote sustainable farming.”  While many know the Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa in southwest Wisconsin for their b

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