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Jun 29

Can you recite 240 digits of Pi?

Each year students in Jodi Acker’s 6th grade math class on the Badger Team participate in a “Pi” memorization contest.  The competition concludes a geometry unit where students learn about formulas, especially those that deal with circles.  According to Acker, “The number Pi is the ratio between the circumference of a circle and its diameter. It’s approximately equal to 3.14159265, although the digits go on forever.”

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Jun 25

Yahara groundbreaking ceremony held on June 16

Yahara Elementary School held a ground breaking ceremony on Tuesday, June 16.  Several school board members joined school staff and representatives from Findroff and Bray Architects, as well as a few students, staff, and parents, to officially kick off the first of five projects approved by residents in the April 7 referendum.

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Jun 24

Students take home new books for summer reading

A new summer reading program will provide the opportunity for all elementary school students to read this summer.  During the last week of school, each student in the elementary schools have chosen 6-8 brand new books to keep and read with their families during the summer months. 

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Thank you, community members, for your commitment to the DeForest Area School District. Continue learning about the design and construction process here.

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District & State Assessments

Badger Exam scheduled for April 2015. Information and schedules for state required accountability assessments and district instructional planning tools.

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Check out the Superintendent's Blog

Building our future together - With the passage of the recent referendum, Superintendent Borden reflects on the new meaning of this phrase. Plus other information and educational insights from DASD District Administrator, Dr. Susan Borden.

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