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PULASKI, WISCONSIN THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2010 VOLUME LXX, NO. 4

Pulaski district Teachers of Coppersmith wins Ray Kroc Award Distinction are announced
By Margaret Pelton Partners in Education, a program of the Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce, is proud to announce the recipients of the 2010 Golden Apple Teachers of Distinction Awards. The Pulaski Community School District recipients are as follows: Kathleen Gerds from Pulaski High, Harley Griesbach from Pulaski High, Liz Moehr from Pulaski High, Katie Titler from Pulaski High, Sarah Spitzer from Fairview Elementary, and Tracy Wiedeman from Glenbrook Elementary. The 2010 Golden Apple Awards Dinner Program will be Wednesday, April 21, at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center with the program televised live on Fox 11 from 9 p.m to 10 p.m. Mark your calendars. The purpose of the Golden Apple Awards Program is to improve community awareness of the quality of education in the Greater Green Bay Area by recognizing high standards of professionalism, leadership, and innovation in teaching. The process starts in October when business people visit all of the area schools to present a token of appreciation to each of the K-12 educators. In the next phase of the process, community people nominate area educators (individuals or teams of educators). Nominated educators elect to enter the selection process by submitting an application. Seven Golden Apple recipients are selected annually from the Teachers of Distinction group by a multi-level screening of anonymous applications and personal interviews. Selection criteria is based on the National Board of Professional Teaching standards, which has identified essential knowledge, skills, and dispositions expected of experienced, quality teachers.
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Liz Moehr is a Family and Consumer Science teacher at Pulaski High School.

Jill Coppersmith, Ray Kroc Award recipient, stands with supervisor Kim Parsons and restaurant owner/operator David Schanock.

Sarah Spitzer is a third grade teacher from Fairview Elementary.

Tracy Wiedeman is a second grade teacher from Glenbrook Elementary.

Kathleen Gerds is the Pulaski News advisor, Leo Club advisor, and English teacher at Pulaski High School.

Katie Titler is a Spanish teacher at Pulaski High School, who was featured in the Associated Press article Teachers Begin Using Cell Phones for Class Lessons.

Harley Griesbach is the leader of the technology department at Pulaski High School, which was named the best technology department in the state of Wisconsin.

By Annie Schanock and Colin Abendroth The Ray Kroc Award is a prestigious honor awarded by the McDonalds Corporation to exemplary restaurant managers. This award recognizes the top one percent of managers in the entire nation, meaning only 139 out of 14,000 stores receive this honor. Due to her restaurants performance through undercover testing and a written recommendation from her supervisor Kim Parsons, Jill Coppersmith of the Pulaski McDonalds has been honored with the Ray Kroc Award this year. This recognition involves a cash prize, a Ray Kroc Award trophy and pin, and a trip to Chicago for an awards banquet. Coppersmith has worked at McDonalds for twenty one years. She began working in Ashwaubenon when she was sixteen years old and worked at a McDonalds in Green Bay in 1989. In 2004, she became the store manager of the newly opened McDonalds restaurant cessfully provide much-needed assistance in Haiti. In order to begin the project, the Diversity Club contacted the Friends of Haiti program and requested wristbands to distribute. The wristbands had already been produced for an earlier project, so the leftovers were used. These wristbands were distributed and sold for one dollar each and came in four assorted colors: blue, green, red, and white. At first, the efforts to help Haiti began solely in the high school, but they quickly began to course their way through to other schools. The project soon became a district-wide effort, ranging from the elementary schools to some of the local businesses. Along with the initial campaign that the Diversity Club started, there was a Penny Drive at Lannoye Elementary School, which summed up to a generous amount of $1,059.40. In total, the cumulative amount of money that was raised was around $3,700.
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in Pulaski. Coppersmith has already won the Outstanding Store Manager Award multiple times, but she is extremely excited to receive this honor. When asked what sets this Mc Donalds apart from the rest, Coppersmith replied, The hospitality and environment make this McDonalds great. Our teamwork sets us apart from the rest. Coppersmith recognizes her crew for all of their hard work. Because she has such a great team in Pulaski, it was possible for Coppersmith to win this prestigious award. Coppersmith said, Everyone on my team is friendly, and I could not have earned this award alone. David Schanock, McDonalds restaurant owner/operator, said, It is an honor to have a Ray Kroc Award winner in our organization, and it couldnt go to a more deserving person than Jill. I want to thank Jill and the crew at the Pulaski Mc Donalds for their dedication.

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Pulaski High School Diversity Club member Abbi Whalen hands over the donated money from wristband sales to Friends of Haiti representative Renee Malcheski and Assumption BVM principal Deanne Wilinski.

By Julian B. Lacera In light of the recent disaster in Haiti, the Pulaski High School Diversity Club immediately

went to work in order help aid the efforts. Through the parent program Friends of Haiti and the help of Kathleen Gerds, the Diversity Club was able to suc-

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Pulaski News

-Thursday, February 25, 2010

Letter to the Editor


We would like to send a tremendous thank you out to all the people who volunteered their time and/or donated items for the annual Pulaski High School Music Boosters Chili Luncheon, February 7. We had an amazing turn out and the PHS music program will greatly benefit from the monies we were able to earn. We would also like to recognize several people that put in extra effort to help with this fundraising event: Sue House for the raffle, Carrie Kapla Otzelberger for the silent auction, Kathleen Fischer for the fabulous chili, and Mike Kawleski for being our Emcee. We are also grateful to our community and local businesses which are always there to support the Music Booster activ-

ities. We apologize if we missed any names, please know you are appreciated. We feel the 2010 Chili Luncheon was a successful, funfilled event. We were able to socialize with family and friends while listening to the wonderful talents of the PHS Jazz Bands, PHS Choirs, PCMS Jazz, PCMS Jazz Combo, and several piano students. Thank you music students, Keegan White, Kathleen Bader, Tim Kozlovsky, and Bev Heling for working with our children and entertaining our guests during the event. We hope to see everyone again next year! Sincerely, Roy & Tyra Smith Pulaski Music Boosters CoPresidents

P & D Sales & Service wins award


P & D Sales & Service, LLC of Pulaski, WI, was recognized as one of Patz Corporations top dealerships in North America at the Patz Annual Awards Celebration held January 20, 2010 in Green Bay, WI. Paul and Deena Anderson, owners of P & D Sales & Service, LLC were presented with several awards at the Evening with the Stars awards banquet which was held at the Comfort Suites Inn. The dealership earned the following awards based on their 2009 sales. The Gold Rising Star Dealer award, which recognizes newer dealers (four years or less) with the highest unit dollar sales; the Gold Wrench Dealer award for the highest repair parts sales; the Territory Champ award for the highest total combined machine and parts sales within their assigned territory; and a Gold Group dealer award for ranking among the top 10 dealerships achieving the highest sales volume for serial numbered units for the entire year. P & D Sales & Service, LLC was established in 2008 after the Andersons purchased Raymakers Inc. from Pauls former employers, Gary and Ellen Raymakers, upon their retirement. The Andersons have continued the tradition of success and excellent customer service that has kept this dealership among the top Patz Dealerships in North America. P & D Sales & Service, LLC is located at N3105 Cedar Road in Pulaski and on the web at www.panddsales.com. Paul and Deena Anderson appreciate and want to thank the many customers that have put their faith and trust in P & D Sales and Service and haved planned a customer appreciation celebration on March 18th and 19th from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Paul, Deena and employees hope to see you there.

The Pulaski High School Choir entertains spectators with songs at the Chili Luncheon.

P & D Sales & Service, LLC of Pulaski, WI was recognized as one of the top Patz Dealerships in North America for 2009 at the Patz Annual Celebration Event. Presentation of the 2009 Gold Group Dealer Award from left to right: Jon Patz, Patz vice-president of marketing; Kevin Habeck, Patz district representative; Paul and Deena Anderson of P & D Sales & Service, LLC and Dale Pivonka, director of Patz ag sales.

Front/Friends of Haiti wristbands


Bay Tek, a local business in Pulaski, also offered to match whatever the total amount raised was from the fundraiser. Oh my goodness, said Linda Wielgus of Friends of Haiti, I cant even find the words to express my joy and appreciation. I received a call with the total raised thus far, and the tears flowed down my cheeks. I am simply overwhelmed! This is great, said Superintendant Dr. Mel Lightener when describing the endeavor to aid Haiti.

Pulaski girls bowling qualifies for state


By Kevin Ripley It is a good time to be a member of the Pulaski High School bowling team. This year, both the girls and boys qualified for the state tournament in Wausau. The girls entered sectional play at Willow Creek Lanes February 5 tied for third place with Ashwaubenon. After bowling very well with a fourth place finish at sectionals with 1618 pins, they finished fourth in the conference, an achievement resulting in advancing them to state. The girls team consists of, Rachel Huben, Krystal Kozlowski, Teri Lewins, Ashley Pyle, and Melissa Skalecki, and they are coached by Ron Ross. Huben earned Second Team All-Conference and Lewins earned Honorable Mention Al-

Conference. I am very proud of our teams season, and it was a great way to finish off my senior year, said Pyle. Lewins said, As a freshman, going to state is a great and exciting opportunity. I am pleased with and proud of both of our teams going to state, and I hope both teams and our singles competitor Bert Lewins continue on farther in the state tournament, said Coach Ross. The championship attracts teams from ten districts, Green Bay being District 8 and the fourth largest. Friday kicks the championship off with the singles competitions, followed Saturday by the team competitions. Those teams which bowl well enough to continue on to the Sunday finals will be televised on ESPN.

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Community
Site planning for Stone Barn begins

There can be distractions, but if youre isolated from the heart of the Games, the Olympics become just another competition.
~Mary Lou Retton (American gymnast, 1984 Summer Olympics)

Thursday, Feburary 25, 2010


the Pulaski Food Pantry. A total of 35 hours was donated by volunteers on the project. According to Laura Hollister, president of Catholic Knights Branch #299, Mike is a good friend and neighbor and would do anything for anyone. Hollister greatly appreciates the help Drzewiecki provides whenever the branch plans activities, particularly fundraisers. Drzewiecki also is an active volunteer for other community groups. He is involved with his ABVM parish, and is the deputy grand knight for the local Knights of Columbus council. His wife and family were recently presented with the Family of the Year Award from the

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Green Bay Marathon maps available

Jay Olson and Troy Hewitt conduct a topographic survey at the Chase Stone Barn.

Robert E Lee & Associates, an engineering, surveying, and environmental company from Howard, donned their winter boots and began staking out the stone barn property to gather data for a topographic survey map that would help the Stone Barn Committee design the future Chase Stone Barn Park. Conducting the surveys were Jay Olson and Troy Hewitt. We use GPS (a Global Positioning System) to gather data about the property which is accurate up to one centimeter in open spaces, said Olsen. Hewitt explained that the topographic map they create from this data will show the boundaries, elevations, and contours of the property. It will also show

which way the water flows which will help define any potential drainage issues. The committee, along with a landscaping architect, will then use this map to design a site plan for the property. The topographic map will help them determine where they can put the parking lot, driveway, playground, and other features of the park. The town is currently trying to raise funds for the restorations of the stone barn and development of the park. If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation, please call Kris at (920) 822-5447. Donation information, as well as other information about the stone barn, is also available on the town website at www.townofchase.org.

Course maps for all 2010 Cellcom Green Bay Marathon events are now available. The new 2.62 mile mini marathon, which begins at 8:30 a.m. on May 15, features a start line on Lombardi Avenue in front of Lambeau Field and finishes in the Lambeau Field parking lot using the same finish line as the full and half marathons. Similar to the former 5k, the race will include a lap around the track inside the stadium. The half, full, and relay marathons will take place May 16 starting at 7 a.m. A few minor changes were made to the courses for 2010. The start line will be relocated closer to Oneida Street to provide a more spacious starting corral. The marathon route will pass through Downtown Green Bay on the new City Deck and cross the Nitschke (Main Street) Bridge instead of the Walnut Street Bridge. The last mile of the marathon, marathon relay, and half marathon will approach Lambeau along Armed Forces Drive in front of the Resch Center, rather than Potts Avenue, which will be under construction. Maps for all events are available on the Cellcom Green Bay Marathon website. For more information visit www.cellcomgreenbaymarathon.com.

Knights of Columbus for their work to benefit the church and community. Drzewiecki is an excellent role model for youth and enjoys working with them. For example, children from the school helped Drzewiecki remove food from the old shelves at the food pantry. Following the construction of new shelves by Drzewiecki, the kids helped refill the shelves. He also enjoyed working with children and their parents in the ice cream booth at Pulaski Polka Days and in the polka parade. Catholic Knights is proud of the work Drzewiecki does on behalf of his branch, his parish, and his community.

NEW Zoo feels winter


By Ashley Smith, Dani McCole, and Leah Andreini The winter season is a challenging time for the NEW Zoo, said Carmen Murach, curator of animals. Some of the more sensitive animals need to switch from their outdoor habitats into indoor environments. Giraffes and tropical birds are some examples of these animals. Giraffes are sensitive to the cold and slippery surfaces, so they need to stay inside until the ice is completely melted. All of the animals also have a heated area available for them indoors which includes straw beds and warm water, said Murach. People find it surprising that most animals, like the lions, actually become more active during the winter. They also need to be fed more so they can stay warm in the cold weather. Many of the animals put on weight for the winter climate including the bears, badgers, and raccoons, said Murach. The zoo is preparing for the possibility of new baby animals this spring. Hannah, the penguin, has recently arrived from the Denver Zoo. She is to mate with the NEW Zoos own Dassen, the African penguin. The zoo is also expecting baby snow leopards arriving in the near future. The male snow leopard Buster is now living with Tammy, a female that arrived last summer through the SSP program. Buster is Tammys third mate, and though the first two didnt work out, they really seem to like each other, said Murach. Both the zoo employees and the animals are excited for spring to arrive. We dont get many visitors during the winter, and the animals can get lonely, said Murach, but we are excited for this upcoming spring because each season brings new opportunities and experiences.

Drzewiecki is Fraternal MVP NFCA recognizes Fraternalistsin-Action

Students instruct lessons in safety


By Josh Krueger and Margaret Pelton Saturday, January 30, the Lambeau Field Atrium hosted the eleventh annual Superbowl of Safety for kids. The event was sponsored by Bellin Health and Safe Kids of Greater Green Bay. Members of the Pulaski High School Leo Club were on site to assist young children learn common safety rules, such as stop, drop, and roll; look both ways before crossing a road; stop at stop signs; the importance of buckling up in a vehicle; and the dangers of electricity. Chris Bania, a sophomore at Pulaski, said, The children seemed anxious and excited to be there, which made it more fun for me. Some of the days events included face painting, learning

Emily Feivor and Margaret Pelton stand in costume by Josh Krueger at the Lambeau Superbowl of Safety.

street safety, hula hooping, and taking pictures with the volunteers dressed in costumes. Pulaski volunteers dressed up in costume walked around the atrium waving to children and taking pictures with the children. In addition, other Pulaski Leo Club volunteers, Chantel White, Katelynn Krueger, Trevor Reinhard, Chris Bania, and Dakota White, taught children the rules of the road in Safety Town. Not only were the events for children, but also adults also were able to have the opportunity to have their faces checked for skin cancer. Given that about 1,600 people and 30 presenting organizations attended Saturdays event, one can expect the Superbowl of Safety will be returning for years to come.

Mike Drzewiecki

Shambe of the NEW Zoo enjoys Wisconsin winter weather.

The National Fraternal Congress of America (NFCA) is proud to recognize the following individual as a Fraternal MVP (Most Valuable Participant) for the week of December 21, 2009. Fraternal MVPs are Fraternalists-in-Action who volunteer their time, energy, and compassion to strengthen their communities through participation in local lodge activities and other charitable endeavors. Mike Drzewiecki of Pulaski has been a member of Catholic Knights for just two years. However, in that short time, he has managed to become indispensable to his branch #299 in Pulaski-- where he currently serves as vice president. In 2008, he chaired the branch Join Hands Day project, where volunteers made and repaired shelves for

Thursday, February 25, 2010-

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Village centennial update


Submitted by Elaine Grygiel Plans are being finalized and activities are being set up to celebrate the 100 years of Pulaskis incorporation as a Village. Committee members met February 15 at the Village Hall and discussed plans along with the dates for each event. Keith Chambers, Village President, spoke about the Opening Ceremony that will take place April 9 at 7 p.m. in the Pulaski Middle School Auditorium. A power point presentation about the village will be shown, and one of our state senators may deliver a proclamation. The Village will then celebrate for six months, starting with Memorial Day on May 31. The ceremony will start at 9 a.m. in the Ripley Performing Arts Center at Pulaski High School. Plan to come and honor our veterans. June 6 is the date chosen for a Cemetery Tour at Assumption B.V.M. Cemetery. Prominent persons of the village who have died will be represented by volunteers who will dress in that time period and speak of how they were involved in the village. The tour will take place from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. That Sunday, Fr. Patrick Gawrylewski, O.F.M., will bless the cemetery prior to the tour. You can contact Sue Winter at (920) 899-3680 for any questions regarding this event. Sunday, June 27, there will be an Old Timers Softball Game at Memorial Park at 2 p.m. The

Bruce and Tammy Brzeczkowski play polkas on their concertinas, in anticipation of getting a free Paczki at Smurawas Country Bakery.

Bruce Brzeczkowski gets interviewed by channel 2 news about his participation in Paczki Day.

game will be played on Diamond C. Anyone 55 years or older can sign up to play. More information will follow in future editions of Pulaski News. Joe Sommers is the committee chairperson, and you can also contact him if you are interested in helping or playing at the game. June is Dairy Month, along with the softball game, and Julie Jarock and Katie Kramer will be hosting an Ice Cream Social sponsored by the Pulaski Chase Coop. You can contact Julie or Katie if you are interested in helping them with this event. Pulaski Polka Days is July 22 to 25. The parade is July 25 at 11 a.m. Now is the time to start thinking of ideas to incorporate this years theme of 100 years. Please contact Wayne Wood with your ideas prior to July 23. Businesses and organizations have a chance to show off their talents. The Pulaski Centennial Music Festival will be held on August 21. The event will be on the main street of Pulaski. It will feature rock, country, and polka music. The Pulaski Red Raider Marching Band will do a fifth quarter, and a Magic Show will be performed by none other then our own Bob Nowak, plus additional family activities. Tom Bush, Band Director at PHS, will be working on an Alumni Band. He is encouraging all former band members to be a part of this celebration. If your group or organization would like to be involved, please contact Greg Matuszak at (920) 822-5527. This promises to be a fun time for all! September 19, an Old Car and Antique Tractor show will be on display at Memorial Park. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Activities start with a Pancake Porkie Breakfast at 9 a.m. Many other ideas are in the works, including a booyah cookoff. Please contact Nora Scray at (920) 822-3033 for more information. October will be the closing celebration with an Ecumenical Prayer Service followed by a dinner celebration at Zielinskis Auditorium. The event will be highlighted by the wearing of vintage clothing from the 1910 era. For more information on the Ecumenical Service, you can contact Fr. Patrick Gawrylewski at (920) 822-3279. Elaine Grygiel and Gloria Morgan will have more information on the dinner in future editions of Pulaski News. All of this will take place on October 10. Please make your plans around all the activities the Village of Pulaski has made to celebrate the 100 years of incorporation. Coming soon is a Commemorative Booklet of Pulaski that was written by Gina Sanders Larsen. Larsen is a former resident who grew up in the village of Pulaski. She attended school here and is a 1989 graduate of PHS. She shares her talents of writing along with Marketing, Public Relations, and Content Development. The booklet will feature the history of Pulaski, along with human interest stories and datelines of times past and present, a cherished keepsake. Also, a future web page of Pulaskis 100 years is under construction and will be available soon. You may contact Arlen Thayse at arlen.thayse@nsight. com if you have pictures and a short personal story of someone or of the village for the memory page of the website. Last but not least, Dynamic Design will have Centennial Memorabillia available for all the events with the new logo that was just announced.

Citizens update
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Submitted by Chief of Police Randal Dunford 01/01/2010 8:57 am - Damage to Property - 188 Summit St. Officer requested for damage done to a garage door. Home owner had been gone since 4:00 PM on Thursday. When he arrived home this morning, noticed that damage. Damage had been done by a vehicle running into the door. Unknown suspect at this time. 01/01/2010 12:14 pm - Assist Citizen Super Rons Food Center Officer requested to meet with a female in regards to her ex-husband who was to exchange their children. Female state that her ex-husband was to meet her here in the parking lot but did not show up. The ex-husband lives in Oconto Falls and that all the custody paper work was filed through Oconto County. Officer advised female she would have to file the complaint with the Oconto County Court Commissioner on Monday. 01/04/2010 10:30 am Theft - All Other Pulaski High School Student reports that he left his I-Pod touch in a phy-ed locker that was not secured; person or persons unknown removed the I-Pod. Valued at over $200 01/04/2010 1:00 pm Emergency Detention Pulaski High School Student transported to Mental Health Center, threatening to harm themselves by various means. 01/05/2010 11:51 am = 2nd Degree Sexual Assault of Child 100 Block of Williams St. Sexual assault reported to St. Vincent Hospital. Investigation Continuing. 01/07/2010 10:37 am - Assist Other Agency Pulaski High School Officer requested at the Pulaski High School to transport a 16 year old male to the Brown County Secure Detention Center. 01/08/2010 4:30 pm - Theft - Retail/Shoplifting Radio Shack Retail theft, suspect was not truthful with officers upon arrival, subject in possession of stolen merchandise, THC and Drug Para. The subject, Toby Madsen, 36, of Maribell Wisconsin was transported to Brown Co. Jail. 01/12/2010 2:00 pm Truancy Pulaski High School Warning letter sent

to parent for truancy, met with student and warned 01/13/2010 7:03 pm - Disorderly Conduct Domestic Rosemary Dr. Domestic Violence, disorderly conduct. Nathan Gilbertson, 17, of Pulaski, was arrested and taken to Shawano County Jail by Shawano County Deputy. 01/14/2010 8:30 am - Tobacco Violation Pulaski High School Citation issued to an 18 year old male for chewing and spitting it on the floor at PHS. 01/15/2010 11:46 pm - Operators License Violation - S. Wisconsin St. @ E. Glenbrook Dr. Citation issued to an 18 year old male for operating after suspension and 1st for operating while intoxicated. Verbal warning for speed. 01/16/2010 12:55 am - Alleged Child Abuse Nancy Ln. Complaint of child abuse. 01/19/2010 8:30 am Harassment Pulaski High School Student was pushed to the floor by a juvenile female. Parents requesting information on temporary restraining order. 01/19/2010 5:17 pm Emergency Detention Pulaski High School Dispatched to meet with counselor from PHS and Crisis Center for female student. Female transported to Bellin Psychiatric. 01/20/2010 9:37 am - Emergency Detention Prevea Clinic Officer requested at the Prevea Clinic by staff for a juvenile female who had made statements to harming herself. Office was advised by the on duty nurse who had been with the juvenile and heard the statement the juvenile made. Upon getting a written statement from the duty nurse, officer then transported the juvenile to the Crisis Center. 01/20/2010 4:45 pm - Child Abuse - Injury Reported Nancy Ln. Officer assisted Brown County Child Protection Services while they conducted an investigation on injuries to a two year old male. 01/23/2010 5:49 pm - Burglary - Nonresidential Pulaski Food & Gas Forced entry from back door. Three males on camera and many items taken. 01/24/2010 12:19 am - Physical Abuse of a Child Westside residence Physical disturbance between father and 15 year old daughter. Father was arrested and transported to Brown Jail. Charges were subsequently dismissed by Brown County District Attorney. Municipal citations for disorderly conduct will be issued to father and daughter. 01/28/2010 11:00 am Tobacco Violation Pulaski Community Middle School Citation issued to an 18 year old male for smoking on school grounds.

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-Thursday, February 25, 2010

Hilberts celebrate 50 years PACE takes

you out to the ball game

The Brewers game is on Thursday, May 27, at 12:10 p.m. A coach bus will be leaving the Oakbrook Drive parking lot of St. John Church at 7 a.m. If you want to attend, send $50 to PACE at PO Box 36, Pulaski, WI, 54162 by May 3 to reserve your seat. This price will include the bus, soda, water, snacks for the ride, great seats by first base, and parking. Come share a fun day with the Pulaski PACE-Setters and friends!

Lawrence and Margaret Hilbert have recently celebrated 50 years of marriage.

Class Reunion?

By Laura Dahms Lawrence and Margaret Hilbert celebrated 50 years of marriage at Riversbend of Howard. They were married December 12, 1959, at St. Josephs Church in Chase, Wisconsin. The couple has seven children: Denise and John Sullivan, Dan and Brenda Hilbert, Karen and Fred Boss, Annette and Jeff Pelegrin, Tammy

and Scott Willems, Craig and Dolly Hilbert, and David and Jill Hilbert. They also have 16 grandchildren. Lawrence and Margaret farmed in the town of Chase most of their lives. Larry is now a County Supervisor and Margaret paints as a hobby. The couple also enjoys traveling with friends.

Class of 1985, will you be having a 25th class reunion? We have been contacted by one of your fellow classmates and she is wondering if someone is scheduling or planning an event to get everyone together again. If you have any information regarding this event please contact Kathleen Gerds at Pulaski News, (920) 822-6802.

Family reading night - Thursday, February 11, 2010 Pulaski Dairy Queen owners Mary Jo Williams and Dale Royer sponsored and read to students and families of Glenbrook Elementary.

Millennium Stars 4-H update

Submitted by Morgan Andre Before the meeting started on February 1, the 4-H club made Valentines Day cards for the Woodland Village Nursing Center of Gillett. They discussed ideas of community projects that the club could do. Members who attended the 4-H Super Saturday event on January 16 at Shawano High School discussed what sessions they attended and how they liked them. The next meeting will be held Monday, March 1 in the basement of St. Casmirs Church in Krakow at 6:30 p.m. We will be decorating posters before the start of the meeting for our bake sale, which will be held on Good Friday at Citizens Bank of Pulaski from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Also, the Pulaski Police dog and an officer will be attending. Who ever wants to come is welcome to join.

Bill Salutz, Lee Fredrickson, Ed Selissen, Don Monytte, and Mike Colburn, driver (not pictured) are members of Baylander Chorus. They are part of the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America. They came to PHS to provide a singing telegram and to give a rose to Kathy Gerds.

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Community Announcements
ANNUAL VINTAGE SNOWMOBILE SHOW & RIDE SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27. 11 a.m. registration at Rosies Railway, Green Valley (Cty. E). Food, snowmobile parts and accessories and much more. PULASKI LIONS CLUB meets every first and third Monday of the month at the Legion Hall located at 135 N. St. Augustine St., Pulaski. There is a 6 p.m. social and a 7 p.m. meal followed by the meeting. New members are always welcome. Call 619-7762 for more information. CLOTHING DONATIONS ACCEPTED for local distribution through New Life Community Church. New or clean gently used clothes can be brought to the church office at 450 E. Cedar St., Pulaski (next to Subway) or call 822-7117. JR. AUXILIARY UNIT 337 meets every first Monday of the month from 5:00 6:30 p.m. at American Legion Hall; 135 N. St. Augustine St. Girls ages birth to 18 years are welcome to join whose family members have served in the military forces. For membership information: call Dorothy at 822-5485 or Joan at 855-6486. POLISH LEGION OF AMERICAN VETERANS AUXILIARY KRAKOW POST 178 meets the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the American Legion building, 135 N. St. Augustine St. Pulaski. New members are always welcome. Call 865-7617 for information. AMERICAN LEGION MIXTACKI-JOHNSON POST 337 meets the second Monday of the month at the Veterans Hall, 135 N. St. Augustine St. Pulaski. A social begins at 6:30 p.m. and meeting begins

at 7 p.m. with a delicious lunch after. All veterans and active service members are encouraged to visit us to find out what we are about. If eligible, we need you to join. Hall rentals 822-6996. Membership information -8222337/822-3017. Commander LeRoy Holl: 826-5334. PULASKI AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE web site is: pulaskichamber.org THE PULASKI COMMUNITY FOOD PANTRY, INC. is in need of dry goods, canned fruit, cereal, past and pasta sauce. The pantry is open every first and third Tuesday of each month from 1 to 4 p.m. If you can help the pantry with these items, or any other food items, please call 822-6050. The pantry appreciates your willingness to help feed the hungry. AMVETS POST 160 OF ANGELICA/PULASKI meets the first Wednesday of each

month at 7:30 p.m. at the American Legion building in Pulaski. We welcome all veterans from all E. R. A.s. Delicious lunch served after each meeting. For more information: 822-5933. JR. AUXILIARY UNIT 337 meets every first Monday of the month from 5:00 6:30 p.m. at American Legion Hall; 135 N. St. Augustine St. Girls ages birth to 18 years are welcome to join whose family members have served in the military forces. For membership information: call Dorothy at 822-5485 or Joan at 855-6486. WELCOME HOSTESS: The Welcome Hostess for Pulaski is Tiffany Rondou. If you know of any newcomers to the area, please contact Tiffany at 920-822-2119.

Seniors
FREE TAX PREPARATION BY AARP VOLUNTEERS for Senior Citizens and low income households at Pulaski Senior Center on THURDAYS, March 4, 11, 18, and April 1, 8 and 15 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (last appointment starting at 3:00 p.m.) Call 8228100 for an appointment. MOVIE MONDAY on March 8 at Pulaski Senior Center. The movie is That Touch of Mink with Cary Grant and Doris Day. Movie starts at 12:30 p.m. Popcorn and beverage provided. SING ALONG at Pulaski Senior Center on Friday, March 5 at 10:15 a.m. EASTER CRAFT at Pulaski Senior Center on Tuesday, March 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Call 822-8100 for more information. SKYLITE PLAYERS at Pulaski Senior Center on Thursday, March 25 at 11:30 a.m. Call 822-8100 to sign up for lunch. CARDS every Monday at 12:30 p.m. at the Pulaski Senior Center. If you are interested in playing CRIBBAGE, call the Pulaski Senior Center at 8228100. BINGO at Pulaski Senior Center Tuesdays at 12:15 p.m. RED CROSS VAN will take senior citizens to Super Rons, bank, etc. on Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m., to hair appointments on Friday mornings, and to church on Saturdays at 3:30 p.m. If interested, call Kitty at 822-8100. QUILTING WORKSHOP at Pulaski Senior Center on Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. No quilting the third Wednesday of the month. (March 17) BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING at Pulaski Senior Center on Mondays from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Sponsored by N.E.W. Rescue Service. BENEFIT SPECIALIST, Mary Kay Norman from the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Brown County, Green Bay office, will be at the Pulaski Senior Center the second Tuesday of the month from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. She will be here on March 9. Do you have questions about benefits for

seniors that she may help you with? Call Kitty at 822-8100 or Mary Kay at 448-4308. FOOT CARE CLINIC at Pulaski Senior Center on Tuesdays March 9 & 23 starting at 9:00 a.m. Call 822-8100 to set up an appointment. Cost: $17.00 TOWN N COUNTRY QUILT GUILD on Monday, March 15 at 7:00 p.m. at Pulaski Senior Center. Sew- in workshop on Saturday, March 27 at 9:00 a.m. SEWING SIMPLE QUILT TOPS at Pulaski Senior Center Fridays at 9:00 a.m. Wii BOWLING at Pulaski Senior Center on Thursdays from 12:15 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. All ages welcome. Interested in joining a Wii bowling league? Call 8228100 for more information. SMEAR CARD GAME at Pulaski Senior Center on Thursdays from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Call 822-8100 for more information. All ages welcome. KNITTING / CROCHETING at Pulaski Senior Center on Tuesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Call 822-8100 for more information. All ages welcome. SIT & BE FIT CHAIR EXERCISES on Mondays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. at Pulaski Senior Center. Call 8228100 for more information. All ages welcome. Sponsored by Prevea Health. SENIOR STRIDERS Monday through Friday at 7:30 a.m. Held at Glenbrook gym. Sign up through P.A.C.E. at 8226050. BOOK GROUP at Pulaski Senior Center on Wednesday, March 10, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Light supper will be served for $2.00. Februarys book will be My Sisters Keeper by Jodi Piccoult. Books available at the Senior Center. Call 822-8100 for more information. All ages welcome. THURSDAY EVENING CARD GAMES. Anyone interested in forming a Thursday night card group? For more information call the Pulaski Senior Center at 822-8100. PULASKI SENIOR CENTER MEALS FOR February 26 March 11. Meals served at 11:30 a.m. Suggested donation of $3.50 per day. Meals are available for delivery to the homebound. Reservations required by 11:00 a.m. of the previous day. Friday, February 26 Baked fish Monday, March 1Sloppy Joe Tuesday, March 2 Chicken Chop Suey Wednesday, March 3Salisbury Steak Thursday, March 4Hot Shredded Pork on Bun Friday, March 5Vegetable Lasagna Monday, March 8Shredded Beef in Gravy Tuesday, March 9---Baked Ham Wednesday, March 10Beef Stroganoff on Noodles Thursday, March 11Baked Chicken

School Updates
PCMS holds eighth grade career fair
By Kayla Kraemer and Kat Johnson January 29, PCMS had some special visitors from various businesses to represent specific careers. The eighth graders got to choose four presentations that they were interested in through the day. Each presentation was 45 minutes and was repeated four times for every group of students. There were 15 different presentations that included Ag/ natural resources with Dr. Pam Denzer of Veterinary House Calls; architecture/ construction with Jed Vandenlangenberg; arts/ AV technology communications with Sara Bonk of The Wagg Inn; business management with Mark Linzmeirer of Business Solutions; education/ training with Jean McWey and Brea Huehnerfuss; finance with Vicki Vanniewenhoven; government public administration with Tom Hinz; health science with Nick Winkler of Bellin Health; human services with Ruth Fett of Parent Team LLC; info/ technology of Pulaski Community School Technology Department; law/ public safety/ security with William Fitzgerald and Donsia Stronghill of the District Attorneys Office; manufacturing with Pamela Krumrei of MCL industries; marketing/ sales/ service with Trina Townsend of Greater Insurance Agency; science/ tech/ engineering/ math with Diane Pryzybylski; and transportation/ distribution/ logistics with Dr. Sherwood Williams of Cavu Aviation Inc. Each business had presentations, some of which included power points and videos, while others consisted of hands-on activities and small group discussion. Pam Denzer of Veterinary House Calls had stations where the students looked at different x-rays of animals. Nick Winkler of Bellin Health talked about what it takes to be an athletic trainer, showed pictures of sports injuries, and also talked about the importance of triage. The students were able to see the highlights of many different careers. The fair helped to show them which careers may interest them, and also which careers they maybe want to shy away from. The eighth graders were chosen to be a part of the career day because they are old enough to understand the importance of education and also because they still have a lot of time to decide what they want to do. They are able to go into high school next year with a better understanding of classes they should take for a certain career field. The day was a success and the students enjoyed the presentations. They left the day with a better knowledge of their upcoming futures.

An Olympic medal is the greatest achievement and honor that can be received by an athlete. I would swap any World Title to have won gold at the Olympics. -Jeff Fenech (Australian boxer, 1984 Summer Olympics)

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The Pulaski Knights of Columbus Council #4439 held its annual Knowledge Contest, January 22 at Pulaski Middle School. Students in grades five through eight competed in a spelling and/or math challenge. There were 123 students participating this year. The winners are Natalie Nickerson, grade five; Bryanna Ninham, grade six; Elizabeth Hartman, grade six; Mara Danner, grade seven; Luke Pelegrin, grade seven; Erik Johnson, grade eight; and Brett Zahn, grade eight.

Green Bay Gamblers visit Lannoye

Brianna Bliese and Haley Mahr answer questions for the eighth graders.

Four Green Bay Gamblers read to students at Lannoye.

Diane Pryzybylski captivates students with changing technologies used to help solve everyday problems.

Trina Townsend teaches while passing out candy for right answers.

A Green Bay Gambler helps Lannoye students take hockey shots at Ace the mascot.

Lannoye had the pleasure of meeting two sets of players from the Green Bay Gamblers, February 9. The first presentation to kindergarteners through second graders was with four Green Bay Gamblers and Ace the mascot. The second presentation was for third through fifth graders. The players read one or two books for each of the sessions and then answered questions. They followed up with activity stations that were set up by Donna Jacobson, the Lannoye/ Hillcrest Physical Education teacher. Students had the chance to make a goal against a Green Bay Gambler Player or Ace the mascot.

By Ashley Nischke and Kelli Badtke February 8, eighth graders from the middle school came to Pulaski High School. They came to find out what classes they should take for the upcoming year. The Ag room welcomed them. The Ag room had animals on display to show the eighth graders what is offered in the Ag program. The Ag shop was also on display. The kids in the class put their engines out on display as well. There was a power point about the Ag program with music. There were free cookies and FFA brochures for both students and parents. The FFA members helped out with the students questions. The night was enjoyed by everyone. I liked showing the eighth graders around the Ag Diesel shop, said Josh Nooyen. Meeting the upcoming freshman was fun! said Haley Mahr.

Student council members Isaac Higgins and Mikey Leidig catch pancakes at the second annual Pancake and Porky Supper during studentled conferences on February 2.

Dr. Pam Denzer talks about veterinary science as a career.

The Health and Wellness Committee at Lannoye offers basketball skill sessions in order to promote kids staying active and making healthy choices. Once a week, in the gym during lunch recess, students in third through fifth grade will get basketball tips from teachers. They will have practice time on dribbling, shooting, passing, rebounding, defense, offense, and at the end of the eight weeks, scrimmaging.

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Heezen named to Carroll University deans list Samantha Heezen, an exer-

Chris Drella of 3-D Driving School hands Pulaski High School junior Brittini Folkman a $10 certificate for driving safely.

cise science major and pre-physical therapy student, was named to the deans list at Carroll University for the fall 2009 semester. To be named to the deans list, students must have a grade point average for the semester of at least 3.5 on a 4-point scale. Heezen is a 2008 graduate of Pulaski High School and daughter of Richard and Mary Heezen of Sobieski. Carroll, Wisconsins oldest four-year institution of higher learning, is an independent, coeducational comprehensive university grounded in the liberal arts tradition.

At ABVM, Rosie Wenzels second graders operated a Classroom Store for three days. Kindergarteners through fifth graders were invited to shop, as well as teachers and staff too! Wenzels class raised $217 for diabetes. They are very blessed to be able to directly give the proceeds to our school nurse to serve our students who have diabetes! Thanks to all who helped make the store so successful!

Chris Drella of 3-D Driving School hands Pulaski High School junior Shelby Ridderbush a $10 certificate for driving safely.

Second graders at ABVM are learning about solids, liquids, and gases. They made Wave Bottles to learn about the results of mixing oil, water, and food coloring.

Students from Jodie Walkers fourth grade class at Lannoye helped make brush piles in the nature area using donated Christmas trees from Lannoye families. The brush piles will provide shelter for small animals.

Turner Ruechel and Dillon Pallex voulunteer at the Zoo Boo for their community service project. Chris Drella of 3-D Driving School hands Pulaski High School junior Dylan Fleming a $10 certificate for driving safely. Hayden Gagnon at DeYoung family zoo is holding a baby spider monkey as part of his community service project.

Taylor Kaczrowski and Alyssa Schuld ring bells for the Salvation Army at Woodmans for their semester project.

Leo Club and Spanish Club members work at the Glenbrook Food Pantry packing food for the needy.

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2010-11 PEEP Enrollment Information


Last January the Pulaski School Board voted unanimously to implement a four-year old kindergarten program in the Pulaski Community School District to begin in the 2009-10 school year. The district initiated the Pulaski Early Education Partnership (PEEP) program as a community collaborative approach where the preschool programming is conducted in private day care centers and select parochial and public schools located throughout the district. In its first year, the PEEP program services 201 students with classrooms located within the following partnering locations: Polka Tots Child Care Center, Assumption BVM Parochial School, Peaceful Beginnings Christian Child Care Center, Building Blocks Child Development Center, Hillcrest Elementary, Fairview Elementary, and Glenbrook Elementary. An abundance of research supports the value of four year old preschool for our children and in its first year the PEEP program has enjoyed tremendous success! Enrollment for the PEEP program will be done on-line through the PEEP website at http://connect.pulaski.k12.wi.us/ dist_stserv_4k.cfm. As part of the on-line enrollment process, you will be asked to complete the PEEP enrollment form, Ages & Stages Questionnaire, and a health history form. On the enrollment form, parents will be asked to list their top three choices and we will try to honor one of your top three choices. The decision of placement will depend upon attendance area, availability of space, and transportation needs. If the family needs transportation, then the school district will decide upon the site. A child is eligible for the PEEP program that is 4 years old by Sept 1, 2010 and is planning to attend kindergarten in Sep-

tember 2011. If you are electing to enroll your child in kindergarten in 2012, then he/she would be eligible for this program in September 2011. This program is designed for the one year preceding 5 year kindergarten entrance. In early April, parents will be sent a letter notifying you of your childs placement. That letter will include the date of your childs sites May Parent Meeting and other information needed to complete the PEEP enrollment process. As with any program, questions do arise. Enclosed are Frequently Asked Questions, PEEP Transportation Brochure, PEEP Partnering Sites description, and a PEEP Program Brochure. Also be sure to check out the Pulaski Community Schools website and click on the PEEP link for information regarding each site as well as a map http://connect. pulaski.k12.wi.us/dist_glance_ boundaries.cfm of the Pulaski Community School District and boundary area for each school/ site. If you are not interested in having your child attend a PEEP program for the 2010-11 school year or if you are choosing to delay entrance to the 2011-12 school year for kindergarten, please call Rorie Gauthier at (920) 822-6021. We are excited for this wonderful opportunity for our four year olds and their families. If you have questions please contact Colleen Miner, Pulaski Early Education Partnership Coordinator at (920) 899-6300 or via e-mail at cmminer@pulaski. k12.wi.us. Sincerely, Colleen Miner Pulaski Early Education Partnership Coordinator Principal and Counselor Fairview Elementary School

Pulaski Jazz excels at festival

Jessica Belanger reads to children at Lannoye during story time at the PEEP Winter Wonderland.

Lannoye Hosts PEEP Winter Wonderland


Lannoye held the PEEP Winter Wonderland, January 29. Forty PEEP students and parents came to Lannoye from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. There were three sectionals for the students and parents to enjoy. First, they had a crafts session where students painted, made letters from glittery play dough, and made fleece scarves. This session was led by Christy Lepinski, Lori Duval, and Holly Smith. After that, the children went to the library for

story time with Jessica Belanger while the parents learned some home literacy strategies with Mary Chrisman. Then, the students went to the gym for some fun games with Donna Jacobsen and Joel Schauske. After all that fun, everyone went to the lunchroom for some hot apple cider, apple juice, and cookies. It was a great morning of fun learning for the students, families, and staff.

By Kevin Ripley As a long-standing tradition, three of the Pulaski High School jazz ensembles attended the University of WisconsinGreen Bay Jazz Festival, January 30. This competitive festival provided an opportunity for area jazz bands to showcase the hard work they have put into their music during the preceding months. Judges critiqued each band and awarded a rating, and a clinician worked individually with each band to musically improve its members. The PHS Jazz Combo, Jazz II, and Jazz III all proved their jazziness to the judges, but most notably was the combo whose members placed second overall and played during the awards concert at the Widener Center later that afternoon. In addition, the following students received awards for being named honorable mention soloists: Aaron Schroeder on trombone, Jacob Abegglen on guitar, and Jonah Wallschlaeger on tenor saxophone.

Jonah Wallschlaeger Susan Hancocks third grade class had the most minutes read per student in Lannoyes January Reading Calendars, with a total of 14,001 minutes (637 minutes per student)

Joel Schauskes first grade class had the second highest reading minutes with a total of 3,793 minutes (253 minutes per student). Each class gets to keep the Lannoye Traveling Reading Trophy in their classroom for a month!

Jacob Abegglen

Aaron Schroeder

Amanda Tremls kindergarten class is a fun place to visit. Assumption BVM 4 year old preschoolers partnered up with a kindergarten buddy to make baby brontosauruses. The kindergarteners traced and helped cut out the different parts to make the dinosaurs. All had a lot of fun cutting, pasting, and laughing. The preschoolers learned how to work with a partner and complete a complex project. The brontosauruses are displayed proudly on the dinosaur wall outside the 4 year old classroom.

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Regular School Board Meeting


Wednesday, January 6, 2010 Pulaski High School Library 6 P.M. Official Minutes CALL TO ORDER Board President Hendricks called the meeting to order at 6:06 p.m. in the Library at the Pulaski High School. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all present. ROLL CALL Board members present: Pam Denzer (6:16pm), Barb McKeefry, Mark Wernicke, Trina Townsend, Jeff Rasmussen, Cindy Hendricks and William Hynes Board members absent: Administrators present: D r . Mel Lightner, Jenny Gracyalny, Amy Uelmen, John Matczak, Mary King, Darlene Godfrey, Pat Fullerton, Lisa Misco, Marc Klawiter, Mary Connolly, Pam Engel, and Colleen Miner. Guests attending: Terri Ainsworth, Patty Wasielewski, Luann Erb, Rita Skalecki, Mary Chrisman, Diane Chartrand, Jenny Kurczek, Nikki Gerth, Macy Roberts, Laura Fenendael, Dan Charniak, Beth Babik, Sylvia Pott, Geri Majewski, Teresa Wargo, Erin Noble, Jackie Clark, Cheryl Ademino, Diane Van Lannen, Greg Derricks, Laurie Przybylski-LaMere, Diane Traub, Tracey Szymanski, Denise Smurawa, Donna Serverson, Carlyn Haas, and Lois Selle CITIZENS FORUM Colleen Miner Wanted to let everyone know that the Krakow Advancement Association donated a cedar sign for the school DISCUSSION AND / OR ACTION ITEMS BOARD REPORT- Excellence Task Force has met four times now. Information has been presented on where we are now right now as a district and where we would like to be. WASB state convention coming up - Cindy Hendricks and Dr. Mel Lightner will be attending. 2.PAY BILLS Wernicke moved, McKeefry seconded, to approve and pay the bills as presented. 6 voting aye, 0 voting nay, motion carried. 3. MINUTES Hynes moved, Townsend seconded, to approve Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting (open and closed sessions) held on December 2, 2009. 6 voting aye, 0 voting nay, motion carried. 4. PERSONNEL REPORT CONTRACTS Name Reason Position Location Step/Lane Placement 2009-10 Salary Schedule Mikel Cobb New Position Tech Ed Teacher PHS MA6 (.258 FTE)(Limited-term) Step 6 University of WI-Madison Bachelor of Science Family and Consumer Education December 2009 Wernicke moved, Townsend seconded, to approve contracts as presented 6 voting aye, 0 voting nay, motion carried. ATHLETIC UPDATE FOOTBALL DIVISIONS Jerad Marsh - We would be in District B. We are opposed to the change in districting. Reasons: Lost of Conference Identity & Rivals for Foot-

ball only, Increase in travel, decrease gate and attendance, school atmosphere and environment, loss of 9th game (goes to WIAA) Relativity of 9th game (vs another district) Unsure about JV and Freshman Schedule, Scheduling of homecoming, scheduling around sports already established (soccer) and many more. HOCKY CO-OP Jerad Marsh - Bay Port will request to dissolve BayPort/Pulaski Hockey Co-op following the 2009-2010 season. They will be able to sustain themselves in 2010-2011. Research and requests to co-op with other area schools, Ashwaubenon or Shawano have been proposed and accepted. Cost, facility, and level of play have been looked into with no district monies needed for either program. Both are interested in creating a co-op with Pulaski. A meeting of current and future Pulaski Hockey families will be organized after the Athletic Directors meeting on the 13th of January to make a final recommendation. SWIM MEETIS Jerad Marsh - At the last FRCC conference swim meeting there was a motioned passed to include a triple dual swim meet. Coaches have requested that Pulaski and Ashwaubenon cannot host triple-dual meets. Ashwaubenon because of a 5 lane pool and Pulaski because of depth and no starting boards. Discussion and request by coaches to deny Pulaski to host any conference meet was proposed and tabled. DONATION TO PHS FROM LOGISTIC ASSEMBLY SOLUTIONS McKeefry moved, Hynes seconded, to approve a $5,000 donation from Logistic Assembly Solutions towards the purchase of the Horizontal Mill needed for the Tech Ed program, as presented 7 voting aye, 0 voting nay, motion carried. EARLY GRADUATION REQUEST Hynes moved, Wernicke seconded, to approve early graduation of Kimberly Duncan as presented 7 voting aye, 0 voting nay, motion carried. WISCONSINS RACE TO THE TOP MOU McKeefry moved, Wernicke seconded, to approve the Wisconsin Race To The Top MOU as presented 7 voting aye, 0 voting nay, motion carried. WASB DELEGATE ASSEMBLY RESOLUTIONS Cindy Hendricks will be attending the WASB Convention as a voting delegate. If the board has an opinion on any of the resolutions please yet Cindy Hendricks know. LIMITED TERM SUMMER SCHOOL ASSISTANT Wernicke moved, Townsend seconded, to approve limited term summer school assistant as presented 7 voting aye, 0 voting nay, motion carried. 2010-2011 BUDGET FORECAST AND DISCUSSION ON BUDGET PRIORITIES Dr. Mel Lightner shared the budget forecast for the next few years. CLOSED SESSION Townsend moved, Wernicke seconded, to consider adjournment to closed session at7:41pm per Wisconsin Statute 19.85 (1) (c & e) to review performance of probationary teachers, memo-

randum of understanding with PEA regarding part-time teacher substitute pay, request from PEA regarding extension of retirement deadline, consideration of WRS penalty payment, bus driver overtime, and administrative contracts. 7 voting aye, 0 voting nay, motion carried. OPEN SESSION Rasmussen moved, McKeefry seconded, to reconvene into open session. 7 voting aye, 0 voting nay, motion carried. ADJOURNMENT Rasmussen moved, McKeefry seconded, to adjourn the meeting at 9:18P.M. 7 voting aye, 0 voting nay, motion carried. Submitted by Trudy Wied Secretary to the Board of Education Wednesday, January 20, 2010 Ripley Performing Arts Center 6 P.M. Official Minutes CALL TO ORDER Board President Hendricks called the meeting to order at 6 p.m. in the Library at the Pulaski High School. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all present. ROLL CALL Board members present: Pam Denzer, Barb McKeefry, Mark Wernicke, Trina Townsend, Jeff Rasmussen, Cindy Hendricks, William Hynes and Student Representative, and Kyle Forsberg Board members absent: Mark Wernicke, Jeff Rasmussen Administrators present: D r . Mel Lightner, Jenny Gracyalny, Pam Kercheval, Mary King, Darlene Godfrey, Pat Fullerton, Lisa Misco, Dan Slowey, Marc Klawiter, Mary Connolly, Pam Engel and Colleen Miner. Guests attending: Terri Ainsworth, Patty Wasielewski, Luann Erb, Rita Skalecki, Mary Chrisman, Diane Chartrand, Jenny Kurczek, Nikki Gerth, Macy Roberts, Laura Fenendael, Dan Charniak, Beth Babik, Sylvia Pott, Geri Majewski, Teresa Wargo, Erin Noble, Jackie Clark, Cheryl Ademino, Diane Van Lannen, Greg Derricks, Laurie Przybylski-LaMere, Diane Traub, Tracey Szymanski, Denise Smurawa, Donna Serverson, Carlyn Haas, and Lois Selle CITIZENS FORUM DISCUSSION AND / OR ACTION ITEMS STUDENT SCHOOL BOARD REPRESENTATIVES REPORT Kyle Forsberg gave a report on what is happening at the high school. BOARD REPORT- Dr. Lightner went to the WASB conference and shared about the workshops that he attended. There is an Effective Bargaining Seminar coming up, let Trudy Wied know if you want to go. There will be a special Board of Education Meeting combined with the Excellence Task Force Committee on Wednesday, February 24th. 3.PAY BILLS Townsend moved, Hynes seconded, to approve and pay the bills as presented. 5 voting aye, 0 voting nay, motion carried. 4. MINUTES Denzer moved, Townsend seconded, to approve Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting (open and closed sessions) held on November 4, 2009 5 voting aye, 0 voting nay, motion carried. 5. PERSONNEL REPORT None BUDGET REPORT Pam Kercheval gave an update on how we are doing meeting our

budget for this year. JOB SHARE REQUESTMcKeefry moved, Townsend seconded, to approve of the Job Share Request of Mary Chrisman and Sarah Schmidt as presented. 5 voting aye, 0 voting nay, motion carried. MIDDLE SCHOOL UPDATE We moved to LGI 1 were Pat Fullerton, Marc Klawiter and some staff members reported on updates of the middle school. BUILD YOUR OWN CURRICULUM Darlene Godfrey reported on the progress of Build Your Own Curriculum. FIELD TRIPS Darlene Godfrey shared some details on a new field trip policy she is working on. CLOSED SESSION Adjourn Into Closed Session as per Wisconsin Statute 19.85 (1)(c & e) to review performance of probationary teachers, employee resignations, discuss PEA grievance, PBDA grievance, administrative evaluation

and administrative contracts. OPEN SESSION McKeefry moved, Townsend seconded, to reconvene into open session. 5 voting aye, 0 voting nay, motion carried. EMPLOYEE RESIGNATIONS Townsend moved, Denzer seconded, to approve resignations of Brian Pinchart and Kristine Bogacz as presented. 5 voting aye, 0 voting nay, motion carried. ADMINISTRATIVE CONTRACTS Townsend moved, Denzer seconded, to approve the administrative contracts as presented. 5 voting aye, 0 voting nay, motion carried. ADJOURNMENT Hynes moved, McKeefry seconded, to adjourn the meeting at 9:22P.M. 5 voting aye, 0 voting nay, motion carried. Submitted by Trudy Wied Secretary to the Board of Education

February Optimist Winners Connor Beckard and Gracie Ficarri stand with Hillcrest Principal Jenny Gracyalny.

Hillcrest February Optimists announced


Nancy Salmon nominated Gracie Ficarri for the February Optimist Award. Salmon said, I am very pleased to nominate Gracie for the Optimist Award. Gracie has a smile on her face from the time she walks through our door until the end of the day. She just makes me want to smile. Gracie has such a happy cheerful attitude and always does her best. She is a friend and helper to everyone. We are so lucky to have her in our classroom and are very proud of you Gracie! The second Optimist winner chosen for this month is Connor Beckard, who is a student in

Betty Kestlys homeroom. She said, I would like to nominate Connor for the Award as he comes to school everyday with a huge smile on his face and with a genuine excitement to learn. He is a wonderful class leader, helper, and hard worker who is always demonstrating and putting forth his best effort. Kestly also said that his excitement and enthusiasm is catchy as he enters the classroom daily with statements such as, That is so cool, This is going to be awesome, and I love school, it is so fun. Kestly said, It is a pleasure to be Connors teacher and share in his joy!

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Pulaski High School first semester honor roll 2009-2010


SENIORS Highest Honors: Erin Holder, Kasarah Kabacinski, Leah Keyes, Brandon Kryger, Taylor Maccoux, Ashley Nischke, Andrew Peterson, Alecia Richards, Kevin Ripley, Katherine Schlender, Timothy Stone, Sarah Wallenfang, Alexandria Wenninger, Chantel White. High Honors: Adam Abegglen, Colin Abendroth, Jordan Aderholdt, Emily Alger-Feser, James Anderson, Michelle Anderson, Leah Andreini, Ethan Archambault, Alicia Aulik, Tyler Bartz, Ellen Berg, Dylan Bialozynski, Elijah Bloch, Joel Bluma, Ashley Caelwaerts, Michael Clausen, Brooke Coenen, Leigh Danner, Robert Dooley, Colin Duke, Kimberly Duncan, Sam Egelhoff, Jonathan Enderby, Kyle Forsberg, Kayla Fredrickson, Joseph Giesler, Kristin Halla, Nathanial Hansen, Briana Harter, Adam Herkert, Tanner Herkert, Reanna Hoida, Alexander Hoppock, Justin Huben, Andrew Huxford, Deedra Irwin, Trent Kapla, Morgan Kobylarczyk, Kraig Kolkowski, Joshua Krueger, Katelynn Krueger, William LaRock, Jacob Leigh, Erika Lemerond, Mary Anne Malcheski, Vasisht Marada, Danielle McCole, Alixandra Molnar, Adrie Mullins, Kalie Mullins, Nathan Nelson, David Nooyen, Jenny Oxley, Margaret Pelton, Amanda R. Przybylski, Travis Przybylski, Trevor Reinhard, Hannah Roth, Anne Schanock, Emilie Schauer, Steven Schlender, Aaron Schroeder, Amanda Schuld, Nicholas Seglund, Shawn Sell, Bryan Sesko, James Shaline, Christopher Shaw, Blake Smith, Alex Smithback, Tyler Sylvester, Joseph Szczepanski, Andrew Teresinski, Brock Treankler, Carrie Trina, Brittini Uhlig, Marlo Vercauteren, Miranda Wallenfang, Samantha Weckerle, Corey Whitt, Tyler Wood. Honors: Justin Beckman, Katie Boerst, Devany Boydston, Matthew Brehmer, Samuel Caldwell, Brittany Cichocki, Megan Cleereman, David Coehoorn, Meghan Degeneffe, Emily DeVillers, Justin Enderby, Emily Feivor, Andrew Fredrickson, Tyler Gerhartz, Eric Gjerde, Ryan Hicks, Ryan Hoffmann, Krista Kamke, Laura Kawleski, Stephanie Klein, Charles Koehler, Timothy Koehler, Jonathan Kohn, Kayla Kraemer, Kortney Krajewski, Charlie Kralapp, Kyle Kubiak, Scott Ladow, Jamie Lardinois, Nicole Lasecki, Nicholas Leanna, Yoon Joo Lee, Daniel Lemerond, Kristen Lewandowski, Jordan J. Matuszak, Molly Mayer, Brian McMahon, Raymond Melotte, Warren Nordgren, Steven Nowak, Mariah Parker, Seth Parmer, Andrea Peot, Paula Peterman, Chase Phillips, Courtney Phillips, Sam Reed, Karissa Reinke, Kayla Reitmeyer, Karisa Rhoades, Jasamine Richardson, Antonio Rosa Torres, Tanner Ruechel, Matthew Salewski, Hanna Salmon, Talisa Schroeder, Nikolas Schwartz, Lisa Schwister, Ashley Smith, Andrew Smurawa, Laura Stachura, Jacob Staszak, Ethan Steeno, Brian Sullivan, Austin Tisch, Justin VanBeckum, Joshua Wall, Jessica Wampler, Zachariah Webster, Ethan Wegner, Katie Wesolowski, Sandra Wied, Logan Worm, London Young, Joshua Zablocki, Romico Bianco Zapanta. JUNIORS Highest Honors: Derek C. Anderson, Brianna Bliese, Brian Boehmer, Leigha Flagstad, Katelynn Gohr, Kaitlyn Hilliard, Dustin Koepsell, Kelsey Lang, Jacob Pelegrin, Alex Rentmeester, Shelby Ridderbush, Shannon Schwenke, Cassandra Zahn. High Honors: Jacob Abegglen, Melanie Aldrich, Jordyn Anklam, Kelli Badtke, Ryan Bartels, Zachary Beaver, Laura Becker, Brett Bellisle, Jacob Bloch, William Bowers, Samantha Brabender, Lauran Brice, Luca Brilli, Sara Brown, Rebecca Buckmaster, Megan Buhr, Luke Button, Katie Christopherson, Alicia Cichon, Maran Collett, Laura Dahms, Benjamin DeGrave, Tamara Deneys, Gavin Denzer, Courtney Dettman, Ryan Dummer, Daisee Francour, Tasha Giese, Andrea Gjerde, Joseph Hames, Mark Hartman, Kaci Hoverson, Devin Hynes, Justanjot Kaur, Laura Kirby, Connor Kmiec, Michael Kurowski, Shannon Ladow, Brianna Lancour, Kayla LaPlante, Brooke Lauritzen, Michael Loberger, Lauren Lotter, Krista Neerdaels, Jessica Nelson, Race Noeldner, Stephanie Paape, Kayla Peterson, Rebecca Polum, Morgan Prentice, Briana Prieto, Ruthanna Ringel, Taylor Saari, Taylor Salamonski, Kelly Schwister, Joshua Sendra, Kevin Simoens, Meredith Simpkins, Andrew Smith, Charles Smoot, Casey Stepien, Jena Stewart, Melissa Stiede, Emily Stone, Bryan Sundstrom, Laura Szela, Taylor Tassoul, Rebecca Tauscher, Derek Vandenhouten, Emily VerHaagh, Mitchell Wasielewski, Joshua Waupoose, Elli Whalen, Nicole Wied, Rachael Wilinski, Derek Wirta, Brittni Wirtz, Marley Worm, Adam Wrobleski. Honors: Andrew Adamski, Skyler Adamski, Cassandra Alfheim, Andrew Ambrosius, Eric Babiarz, Jacob Bablitch, Brendan Bahun, Victoria Bentz, Jason Blicharz, Hannah Bornemann, Brooke Bornhofer, Rachael Busjahn, Derren Carter, Parker Christiansen, Cody Clark, Callon Crump, Anna Deau, Aaron Delzer, Emily Dombrowski, Nicholas Douglass, William Durfey, Nicole Eagle, Travis Elkins, Rachel Everard, Dylan Fleming, Zoie Fossum, Timothy Frisch, Ryan Gerhartz, Dalton Gracyalny, Kody Habeck, Sean Hennessy, Kylee Hensrud, Taylor Jantz, Eman Jazayeri, Robert Johnson III, Megan Kaczmarek, Caitlin Kafura, Jennifer Karrasch, Lindsay LaCount, Haley Mahr, Brooke Majewski, Taylor Mattson, Candice Matuszak, Stephanee Morales, Dalton Murphy, Cody Netzel, Kayla Nischke, Joshua Nooyen Wade, Sarah Olejniczak, Nicole Olesinski, Heather Pautz, Brett Radecki, Shane Reinhard, Brandon Reynolds, Isaiah Robertson, Jamie Rodgers, Brent Rosner, Tyler Rusch, Daniel Rynish, Nicole Schiltz, Shea Sikes, Brett Smith, Chantre Smith, Tyler Smith, Robert Sobieck, Cameron Spinler, Cassandra Steichen, Kelsey Swanson, Kara Sylvester, Benjamin Thiem, Bradley Thomas, Isabel Thyne, Noah VanderLoop, Matthew Vesco, Kelsey Wargo, Lucas Zablocki. SOPHOMORES Highest Honors: Katelyn Aumann, Luke Baranczyk, Emme Bertler, Alison Blackford, Kendall Doersch, Elissa Harter, Brandon Hendzel, Rachel Hickson, Joseph Lhuillier, Paige Lightner, Haley Miller, Alyssa Rentmeester, Rachel Roth, Alexander Schuld, Cassandra Toellner. High Honors: Kimberly Adams, Casey Alger-Feser, Derek D. Anderson, Weston Banker, Erik Beckman, Clarissa Blodgett, Evan Bluma, Emma Brudnicki, Ashley Burkel, Mariel Carlson, Alexandra Carmichael, Megan Coenen, Theresa Cooley, Megan Dooley, Savanha Drew, Kevin Dunford, Alecia Erdmann, Kelsey Everson, John Fitzgerald, Michael Fleming, Brennan Gille, Sadi Gracyalny, Logan Hansen, James Hendricks, Zachary Hendzel, Jenna Herkert, Logan Hinderman, Rachel Huben, Alyssa Huxford, Danniel Irwin, Brett Janssen, McKenna Jensen, Laura Juszczyk, Dylan Kabara, Grace Kaiser, Natalie Kaiser, Kaira Kamke, Jordann Kaufman, Amy Kawleski, Michael Kennedy, Hannah Kestly, Erica Kuczer, Trevor Lardinois, Derek Leidel, Anna Loew, Brock Manning, Christopher McBride, Brady McGuire, Daniel Mellenthin, Raegan Niemela, Michael Pelton, Bryce Penn, Briane Prentice, Nicholas Reed, Kristin Richards, Michael Richter,

Anthony Sarvello, Michael Schreder, Jocelyn Schroeder, Nicholas Schumacher, Samuel Schwartz, Amanda Simmons, John Skalecki, Erin Skalitzky, Megan Stephanie, Chantel Streblow, Victoria Sturzl, Adam Styczynski, Jacob Syndergaard, Craig Thompson, Adam Tisch, Nicholas Traub, Paige VandenLangenberg, Tanner Vannieuwenhoven, Kari Wasielewski, Zachary Wech, Olivia Whitaker, Brianna Wichlacz, Mackenzie Wozniak. Honors: Dalton Aderholdt, Christopher Bania, Jade Baran, Chelsea Bartz, Dylan Bersch, Sabrina Bialozynski, Amy Boerst, Kristin Boerst, Victoria Busch, Austin Bush, Reanne Castner, Beau Court, Rudy David-Weber, Cody Davidson, Nelson DeCleene, Tyler Englebert, Austin Eparvier, Angelica Fischer, Morgan Francois, John Harpt, Lexis Harris, Weston Hendzel, Jaleesa Henn, Mitchell Jarosinski, Alexander Kaster, Rachel Kennedy, Samantha Kinlen, Zachary Kobes, Nathalia Kohlhase, Ayla Kress, Alexis Krusic, Emily Lambert, Jasmine Lambert, Jessica Lambert, Ryan Lardinois, Dalton Larson, Brady Lepak, Logan Maciejewski, Theresa Malcheski, Taylor Maroszek, Jacob McLester, Erika Monette, Cole Motiff, Matthew Neily, Mackenzie Nickerson, Brianna Oelschlager, Benjamin Oliver, Robert Peterson, Abigail Priebe, Allison Reed, Kayla Reinke, Ciara Richardson, Brandon Roberts, Carly Schanock, Olivia Schmidt, Jordan Schroeder, Kelsey Shadick, Kaylin Shafer, Dakota Styczynski, Cassey Szymanski, Leland Thyes III, Mallory Timm, Nicholas Tomashek, Kelsey Trina, Paul Unger, Elana Urfer, Evan VanGheem, Ashlynn VanToll, Elizabeth Wenninger, Hayle Wery, Zachery Wroblewski, Alec Zambrowicz, Matthew Zey. FRESHMEN Highest Honors: Brenna Adamski, Laura Aprill, Megan Archambault, Carly Borremans, Shelby Cornell, Rebecca DeValk, Ian Duke, Brian Ferrer, Nathaniel Hilliard, Sarah Hoffman, Zachary Klein, Danielle LaCount, Elizabeth Lemirande, Kelsey Pelegrin, Jordan Stiede, Liana Streckenbach, Xiao Wei, Teagan Wernicke. High Honors: Ashley Allen, Neil Anderson, Katie Barth, Andrew Baumann, Ruth Becker, Marissa Bieda, Kayla Burdeau, Jaden Canales, Christa Charnon, Laura Cortright, Maria Deau, Katelyn DeStarkey, Alyssa Downey, Thomas Drake, Alexis Effert, Jacob Egelhoff, Shoshoni Elbe, Michaela Enneper, Kendall Forsberg, Byron Foth, Sarah Giesler, McKenna Girtz, Kendra Gohr, Megan Greatens,

Kylie Gresham, Adam Guernsey, Cameron Harrison, Dalton Hendzel, Brianna Hoppock, Alesha Huffman, Tyler Jessel, Andre Johnson, Sara Kaczmarek, Hailee Kapla, Navjot Kaur, Sierena Kloes, Michael Knauer, Austin Kosmal, Katie Kosmal, Joshua Kryger, Teri Lewins, Alicia Linzmeier, Peter Lundberg, Erin Mahr, Jennifer Maronek, Emily Matuszak, Samantha May, Adam Morgan, Mallory Nickerson, Allison Olesinski, Melissa Olson, Anna Paradies, Nicole Petcka, Samantha Peters, Jennifer Peterson, Justin Przybylski, Taylor Przybylski, Andrea Quade, Jordyn Rasmussen, Danielle Robertson, Turner Ruechel, Nicholas Salewski, Marie Salmon, Hanna Schommer, Laura Schott, Chantel Schubert, Alyssa Schuld, Molly Schumacher, Kalli Seglund, Emily Smithback, Timothy Smoot, Adam Socha, Jacob Swiecichowski, Paige Sylvester, Taylor Tisch, Stephanie Uhlig, Tosha Wagner, Jonah Wallschlaeger, Britney Watermolen, Anthony Wendrick, Dakota White, Cody Wichmann. Honors: Montana Ahlswede, Eric Ambrosius, Bryana Babiash, Jacob Bader, Alyssa Bardouche, Brandon Bartels, Kyler Berg, Janelle Berna, Chloe Bessert, Hannah Bloch, Kacey Block, Emily Borzick, Dalton Bouzek, Brandon Buhr, Alyssa Busjahn, Lauren Byrnes, Alex Caelwaerts, Marissa Campbell, Sean Cropper, Jonathan DeBauche, Cody DeMuth, Anthony Deneys, Lauren Dettman, Pamela Doran, Tyler Ermis, Linda Faustino, Nikoll Fjelstad, Jena Gorr, Thomas Hartman, Gavin Henn, Alexus Holtz, Emily Hovell, Brad Hylok, Ashley Kaczmarowski, Taylor Kaczrowski, Natalie Katers, April Keyes, Caelan King, Karissa Kosmal, Laci Kropp, Nathan Leigh, Drew Lewis, Brock McDermid, Brooke McDermid, Alex Nestor, Spencer Niemi, Steven Nooyen, Maia Oelschlager, Dillon Pallex, Kaylee Pallock, Ryan Paschke, Joshua Perrault, Tori Phillips, Ashlyn Pias, Kristofer Richmond, Amanda Romanek, Lacey Ruechel, Ryan Scanlan, Jeremy Schmitz, Robert Schuettpelz, Heather Seiltz, John Seroogy, Matthew Shier, Angelina Smith, Sarah Smith, Rachel Smurawa, Zachariah Sobieck, Jay Steinbrecher, Erin Stiede, Rylee Stocco, Brooke Sundstrom, Megan Sylvester, Andrew Thompson, Heather Tossava, Katelyn Vertz, Matthew Walgurski, Nicole Wanta, Brock Westgor, Karlye Whitt, Katelyn Winther, Peter Woodworth.

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Sports
Bay Port/ Pulaski hockey drops two games
By Nate Helmle The Bay Port/Pulaski varsity hockey team lost last week against two top 15 ranked teams. The team took on Notre Dame in what was looking to be a great match-up, but lost 5-1. Following the loss to Notre Dame, Bay Port/Pulaski dropped a nail biter to Fond du Lac by just a point with two seconds left in the game. As the regular season begins to wrap up, the team heads into the final week with games against the Fox Cities and Neenah.

The greatest memory for me of the 1984 Olympics was not the individual honors, but standing on the podium with my teammates to receive our team gold medal.
~Mitch Gaylord (American gymnast, 1984 Summer Olympics)

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Raiders blow past Trojans


By Travis Przybylski February 5, the Southwest Trojans came to Pulaski for a conference game against the Red Raiders. Pulaski opened up the game on a 19-4 run; the score at the end of the first quarter was 23-10. From there, the Raiders never looked back, they went into halftime with a 37-23 lead, feeling

confident in their abilities. During the third quarter, Pulaski and Southwest exchanged baskets. The score at the end of the third was 50-37. In the fourth quarter the Red Raiders managed to increase their lead. The final score was 67-46. Pulaski went 8-11 from the foul line. Adam Abegglen led all scores with 22 points and Cody Wichmann added 13 points.

Twenty-two middle school students, high school students, and adults participated in the PEA Badminton Tournament, January 30. There were two groups of participants. The tournament was held in the Pulaski Community Middle School gym.

The Pulaski band plays during the first half of the boys basketball game against Southwest.

Brittni Wirtz plays defense on Southwests Simbi Laaro as Tasha Giese guards the post up of Kristin Moesch of the Trojans.

Josh Kryger, a freshman at Pulaski High School, was named one of the JV players of the week. He scored his first goal in the 7 to 1 win over Manitowoc.

Lady Raiders defeat Trojans


By Brooke Lauritzen February 5, the Pulaski girls basketball team traveled to Green Bay Southwest to take on the Trojans. The Raiders came home with a 60-22 win after a 26-8 halftime lead. Brooke Lauritzen had 12 points and Brittni Wirtz scored 10 for Pulaski. The Lady Raiders (15-2, 11-0) are now first in the conference because of De Peres loss to Green Bay Preble.
Pulaskis Laura Szela plays defense against a Phantom guard.

Wrestler Kyle Kelsey reacts with joy after winning a match at the Pulaski Invitational January 30.

By Brooke Lauritzen On February 2, the West De Pere Phantoms traveled to the Fred Kestly Field House to take on the Lady Raiders in a nonconference battle. The Raiders came out strong leading the Phantoms 30-5 at half which led to a 44-22 win. Kristin Halla led all scorers with 11 points and Nicole Lasecki finished with 8.

Quick start brings a win over West De Pere

Lady Raiders sink Ships

By Brooke Lauritzen The Pulaski girls basketball team continued its conference winning streak with a victory over the Manitowoc Ships on February 12, with a score of 73-34. The Raiders pulled away in the second half, outscoring the Ships 43-15. Nicole Lasecki and Brooke Lauritzen each scored 14 points for the Red Raiders, and Kristin Halla added 13.

The boys team took home silver, placing second in the state! Three of the five boys on the varsity were athletes from Pulaski: Jake Egelhoff, Sam Egelhoff, and Joel Egelhoff. Sam Egelhoff also took podium with a 10th place finish. Other Pulaski athletes on the boys team include Dusty Koepsell and Kyler Berg. Rachel Busjahn also raced for the girls.

Deedra Irwin took first at the Wisconsin State High School Nordic Championships this weekend in Wausau.

Nicole Lasecki goes after the ball in the Raiders game versus Manitowoc.

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defense and easy buckets to put them down by only four in the first quarter. Coming out strong in the second quarter, the Raiders battled back and ended the first half with a strong finish at the hoop as time expired. It was all tied up to end the half at 18 to 18. Determined to keep the winning streak going, the Raiders came out strong defensively in the second half, allowing no points in the third quarter and only nine points total in the second half. Pulaski finished the game strong, knocking down bonus free throws to put the game out of reach. Adam Abegglen led the Raiders with 16 points; Wichmann added 10, Abendroth 8, and Vanniewenhoven 4. The Raiders are now riding a 10-game winning streak as they enter a tough month of basketball ahead of them.

Adam Abegglen looks for a teammate against Southwest.

Wrestlers succeed at regionals


Nicole Lasecki shoots a wide open lay-up against the Pirates.

Pulaski wrestler Nevada Skenandore wrestles an opponent at regionals. He placed first along with two other Pulaski athletes.

By Nevada Skenandore As the Pulaski Red Raiders Wrestling teams season winds down, competition becomes more important. The wrestling team started off phenomenal with 13 out of 14 athletes winning their first match. From there, they continued to wrestle well, with 7 of those 13 advancing to the finals. Our team was wrestling extremely well, said senior Caption, Justin Enderby. We came out on fire and seemed to really want it. Pulaski advanced 10 people to next weeks sectionals held at Green Bay Preble, with three people placing first, three people placing second, and four people placing third. The people that took first were Justin Enderby, Jonathan Enderby, and Nevada Skenandore.

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Girls basketball remains perfect in conference


By Brooke Lauritzen The Bay Port Pirates traveled to the Fred Kestly Field House, February 9, and got shut down by the Red Raiders with a final score of 50-33. At half, Pulaski scored 20 and only allowed 8 for the Pirates. The Raiders shined offensively in the fourth quarter, putting up 19 points. Brooke Lauritzen had 21 points and Nicole Lasecki scored 11 for Pulaski.

February 9, the Pulaski Red Raiders traveled to Wausau to take on the number nine ranked team in Wisconsin, the Wausau West Warriors. The Raiders beat the Warriors with a score of 41 to 27 to keep their now 10-game winning streak alive. Wausau came out strong, hitting a three early and getting to the basket. The Raiders soon responded with some tough

Raiders beat state-ranked Wausau West

Thursday, February 25, 2010introduced Trevor at center court, Tanner left his teams huddle and locked arms with his father. As the two began to hug, the completely jam-packed gymnasium arose in an uproar of ovation. The two were reunited at last. Having my Dad gone for so long was more than tough. It made me truly value my family and everyone in my life, said Tanner. Seeing him at the game

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came as a huge surprise for me. I wasnt expecting it at all Tanners father was stationed at Fort Eggers in Kabul, Afghanistan. Hell get to watch Tanner and the Red Raiders compete for a possible conference championship in the upcoming weeks. This is if the Raiders can uphold their 11 game win streak at Manitowoc on Tuesday.

January 16, the Pulaski Red Third Grade Boys PYO Team took first place. The team is coached by Todd Stiede. Also, on January 23, the Pulaski Black Third Grade Boys PYO Team took first place. The team is coached by Todd Gutzman. Pictured in the front row are Nick Redlin, Dylan Hendricks, Logan Lukasik, Alec Jonet, Trevor Stiede, Eli Armstrong, JD Johnson, Carson Williquette, Bryce Bishop, and Conrad Hillesheim. In the second row are Wesley Glime, Cade Gohr, Ian Vanderloop, Connor Warden, Thomas Melonja, Beau Warden, Cole Ahrens, Andrew Kane, and Cayden Egnarski.

The fifth grade Pulaski white team took first place at Seymour, February 6. Pictured are Darrell Splan, Roger Ripley, Ted Matuszak, Dakota Pickering, Tessa Dimity, Natalie Nickerson, Tatum Gallenberger, Sydney Ripley, Anne Matuszak, Hayley Splan, Emily Schuettpelz, and Marie Berna.

and/or hip hop categories. State college dance teams also presented their routines following the high school dance divisions. The Pulaski dance team competed in Division 2 Pom at State. There were a total of 16 teams in the division. The girls were extremely excited and nervous. Filled with emotions, the girls took the floor and were ready to give it their all. Walking off the floor, the team was overwhelmed with happiness. The dance team is extremely proud with its fourth place award. With the 2009-2010 dance season coming to an end, the team is working hard to fix the remaining details and critiques in both their jazz and pom routines. The girls will be traveling to UPA Nations in Minneapolis, Minnesota, February 19 to 21. This will be the final dance competition of the season. Good luck girls and congratulations!

Jenny Oxley and Emilie Schauer qualified for the Division 1 AllState team at the State Dance Championships, February 5.

Dance team goes to regional and state competition

The Pulaski Dance Team, coached by Michelle Reeb and Jessica Korth, placed fourth at the State Championship dance competition, February 5.

By Colin Abendroth In an emotional night, the Pulaski boys basketball team beat Bay Port to clinch the Western Division in the Fox River Classic Conference. The Red Raiders held Bay Port scoreless in the first quarter, leading 6-0. Bay Port quickly answered and evened up the score at 11 with a few minutes left to go in the half. The Raiders responded with an 11-0 run to end the half and never looked back. Pulaski won the game 44-28, and was led by senior Adam Abegglen scoring 16 points. Beating Bay Port twice my senior year is just an unbelievable feeling, Abegglen said after the game. Theyve always been our biggest rival, and I just cant describe it.

Pulaski tops state-ranked Bay Port

Oxley and Schauer earn WACPC All-State recognition


By Erin Holder Emilie Schauer and Jenny Oxley, senior leaders of the Pulaski Dance Team, were recognized as members of the Wisconsin Association of Cheer/ Pom Coaches (WACPC) Division 1 All-State Dance Team at the WACPC State Championship, February 5. This honor, the highest available recognition for individual dancers, requires a live solo dance performance in front of four judges. All dancers are judged on technique, skills, variety of movement, control, and choreography. With a maximum time limit of one minute and 30 seconds, Oxley and Schauer showed off their talent. Schauer performed a stylized routine to the song Fever, and Oxley performed a jazz routine to Better Not Touch. Both girls are very proud of their placement. Oxley said, I was excited to have my skills as a dancer recognized and hope to continue dancing in the future.

By Jenny Oxley With the Pulaski dance teams season well underway, the girls traveled to Oshkosh North high school for the Eastern Regional dance competition, January 31. The state of Wisconsin is broken up into three regions. Dance teams all compete in their designated region on the same weekend. From there, the top 40 percent of teams in each division will advance to the state competition. The dance team competed at Regionals with two routines. They competed in Division 1 Jazz with their jazz routine Walk the Walk. The team gave it their all and felt good about their performance. The jazz routine has come a long way since their first performance in December. They placed sixth overall. Unfortunately, the girls

missed qualifying for state with their jazz routine by only six points. The girls also competed in Division 2 Pom category with their pom routine Just Cant Get Enough. There were a total of 11 teams in Division 2 Pom. Pulaski faced some tough competition this year. Some local teams in their division included Green Bay Southwest, Kaukauna, and De Pere. The Pulaski dance team placed third overall, qualifying the girls to go to the state competition with their pom routine. The following weekend, February 6, the Pulaski dance team traveled to La Crosse for the 2010 State Championship Dance competition. Throughout the day, numerous teams competed in either one of the five pom divisions or in the kick, jazz,

A win for everybody


By Devin Hynes Friday night, the Pulaski boys varsity basketball team (12-1 FRCC) traveled to Bay Port (10-3). In a game that would likely decide division champions, there was more than just the games final score that gave spectators a reason to never forget this game. During a timeout early in the fourth quarter, Tanner Vannieuwenhoven, a sophomore guard at Pulaski, was reunited with his father Trevor, a member of the Army National Guard who was sent over seas last March. As play halted and the announcer

Births and Deaths


February 10, 2010 Houle, Michelle, and Marks, Wayne, Sobieski, daughter February 11, 2010 Sobiesczyk, Therese Tony, Pulaski, son and

Mia Hamm (American soccer player, 2004 Summer Olympics)

I am building a fire, and everyday I train, I add more fuel. At just the right moment, I light the match.

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of SS. Edward & Isidore Catholic Church in Flintville, where she served on the Altar-Rosary Society and sang in the choir. She also cooked for funerals, provided altar flowers, and cleaned the church for many years. She was a true servant of the Lord.

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BIRTHS

Births and deaths are a complimentary service from Pulaski News. If you wish to place a photo with your announcement, there will be a $20 fee. Contact Laurie at 8226800 for more information. Lucille Honzik, 80, De Pere, passed away with her loving family by her side at a local hospital February 2, 2010. She was born December 6, 1929, in Two Rivers to the late Paul and Albertine (Lasperance) Larson. Lucille married Eugene Honzik in Two Rivers on May 2, 1953. She was a Music Minister at Word of Life Ministries. Lucille loved baking, cooking, crocheting, and knitting. She also liked eating out, shopping, and traveling. Survivors include her loving husband of 56 years, Eugene; children, Mark (Jeanne) Honzik and their children, Jessina, Ashley, and Joshua; Deborah (Honzik) Reese and her children, Alana and Nicole; Karen (Tom) Bierke and their children, Christopher, Andrew, Sheldon and Kaylon; Paul (Abbie) Honzik and their children, Paul Jr. and Stephen; Eugene (Karen) Honzik Jr. and their children, Natalya and Jordan; Michelle Honzik and her children, Birttany and

DEATHS

Brandon; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, JoAnn Carle and Romona (Tom) Boutwell; one brother, Deacon Samuel Larson; sister-in-law, Lorraine Mueller. Lucille was preceded in death by her parents; two sons; brother-in-law, Harvey; sister-in-law, Adeline Tolksdorf. Lottie R. (Gawrylewski) Kasper, 89, Flintville, passed away February 9, 2010. She was born in Pulaski on November 26, 1920, to the late Frank and Victoria (Holewinski) Gawrylewski. Lottie married Joseph Kasper on October 8, 1940. He preceded her in death on October 9, 1992. She devoted her life to her family and to serving the Lord. Lottie was blessed with a generous heart. Whether it would be vegetables, fruits, or flowers from her garden, or fresh bakery from her woodstove oven, no one ever left her home hungry or emptyhanded. She had many gifts and talents, and she constantly shared them with those in need. Lottie loved the Lord with all her heart, and prayed unceasingly. She also had a strong devotion to the Blessed Mother and prayed the rosary daily. She truly led a stewardship way of life and, in return, the Lord has blessed her with Eternal Life. Lottie is survived by her nine children; Mary & Roger Demeny, Houston, Texas, Joanne Jarvis, Flintville, Mike & Mary (Kielar) Kasper, Flintville, Paul & Judy (Kadrlik) Kasper, Flintville, Kathy & Gerald Holewinski, Pulaski, Rosie & Ray Athey, Conover, Don & Brenda (Eastman) Kasper, Green Bay,

Bernadette Goodine, Flintville and Germaine & Dale Lasecki, Krakow; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sisters-inlaw, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Kasper and one grandson, Ben Kasper. Lottie was a lifelong member

Church Services

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Youth Group Music Leader leads children and family in a singing of Amazing Grace.

Grand prize winners Josh Miller and Alec Johnson stand with their new scooters.

Corner Stone Church reaches out to youth


By Kelsey Trina February 5, Corner Stone Family Church hosted a family fun day at Suamico Elementary School. There was a multitude of different activities for the children to participate in. Members of the church ran a face painting booth, a disk race, a fishing game, and much more. Christian music blasted from the speakers in an effort to add to the mood. Pastor Richi Ray gave a sermon on word choices using honey and vinegar as symbols. The yummy honey stood for good words, Gods words, and the disgusting vinegar stood for the bad words, the Devils words. The children were given an opportunity to taste both the honey and the vinegar in order to help get the point across. At the end of the day, a multitude of gifts were given away to the children in a drawing. The grand prizes of this drawing were two brand new scooters won by Josh Miller and Alec Johnson.

ASSUMPTION B.V.M. CHURCH, Pulaski. Saturday Mass: 4:00 p.m.; Sunday Masses: 8:00 & 10:30 a.m. Daily Masses: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday 7:00 a.m., Wednesday 6:30 p.m., Thursday 8:15 a.m. Rite of Reconciliation: 11:00 a.m. Saturday. Rev. Patrick Gawrylewski. (920) 822-3279 CORNERSTONE FAMILY CHURCH, 2780 School Lane (Cty. B), Suamico. Sunday morning service 9:30 a.m. Childrens service provided and nursery available. Wednesday evening service 6:45 p.m. Childrens activities provided and youth activities provided. Pastor Dennis Toyne (920) 662-1146, www.cfcgb.com. ST. JOHN LUTHERAN - LCMS, 910 St. Augustine St., Pulaski. (across from Pulaski Middle School) Worship Services: Thursday 7:00 p.m.; Sunday 8:00 a.m. or 10:30 a.m.; S.S. & H.S. Youth Classes, 9:15 a.m.; Conf. Classes Wed. 6:00 p.m.; Advent & Lent Worship, Thurs. 7:00 p.m.; (A/C & wheelchair accessible). Pastor Jeff Dobratz; Church office (920) 822-3511 ST. STANISLAUS CHURCH, Hofa Park. Masses: Tuesday 7:00 p.m. & Saturday 8:00 p.m. ; Vigil of Holy Day 8:00 p.m. ; Sacrament of Reconciliation, Saturday 7:30 p.m. or upon request. Rev. Patrick Gawrylewski. Parish Office: (920)-822-5512 HOLY CROSS NATIONAL CATHOLIC CHURCH, Pulaski. Mass 1st & 3rd Sundays of the month at 2:30 p.m. (715) 693-2241. NEW LIFE COMMUNITY CHURCH, Sunday Worship Services and Kids Church at 10:00 a.m. Nursery provided. Meeting at the Pulaski Community Middle School auditorium. Pastor Bob Wied, (920) 822-7117, www. PulaskiNewLife.com. OUR SAVIORS LUTHERAN CHURCH (ELCA) Lessor, Cty. Rd. S, Pulaski. 3 miles west and 3 miles south of Angelica on Cty. Rd. S. Sundays: Worship Services 9:00 a.m.; Last Thursday of the month 7:00 p.m.; Sunday School 8:45 a.m.; Communion 1st and 3rd Sundays, Pastor Dennis Ellisen. UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Angelica. WI586 Cty. Trunk C, Pulaski. Sunday Worship Service at 8:30 a.m. Sunday School at 8:30 a.m. Pastor Loretta Waegli, Cell (715) 8534444; Church (920) 822-1743. PEACE LUTHERAN CHURCH, 1954 County Rd. U, Green Bay WI 54313. Worship Schedule: Thursday evening 7:00 p.m.; Sunday Morning 8:00, 9:30; Sunday School & Power Hour 9:15 a.m. Holy Communion is celebrated on the 1st & 3rd Sundays and Preceding Thursday evening service at 7:00 p.m. Pastor Don Behrendt. Member of ELCA ST. PAULS LUTHERAN CHURCH, W 1978 Church Drive., Angelica. Sunday 8:30 a.m. Church Services. Zachow location, Sunday 10:00 a.m. Pastor Phillip Geiger. (715) 758-2275 ST. CASIMIR CHURCH, Krakow. Rev. James Esser, OFM. Masses: Saturday 8:00 p.m.; Sunday 9:00 a.m. Holy Days 8:00 a.m. & 8:00 p.m. Sacrament of Reconciliation: Saturday 7:00-7:45 p.m. ST. JOHNS LUTHERAN CHURCH, Little Suamico. (East of 41-141 on Cty. S, right on Cty. J mile) Church 826-7785. Sunday Service at 9:00 a.m. Sunday School at 10:00 a.m. Member ELCA. ST. JOHN LUTHERAN CHURCH, Morgan. (920) 846-3453. Worship Sunday, Contemporary Service at 8:00 a.m.; Sunday School, 9:00 a.m. Adult Bible Class, 9:30 a.m.; Traditional Service, 10:30 a.m. Pastor Paul Heykes. Member ELCA ST. MAXIMILIAN KOLBE (St. Jogn Cantius Site), Sobieski. Fr. Gerald Prusakowski, Pastor. Masses: Saturday, 4:00 p.m.; Sunday 8:00 a.m. & 9:45 a.m. Confessions: Saturday 10:30 a.m. or by appointment. Phone (920) 822-5255. SS. EDWARD AND ISIDORE CATHOLIC CHURCH, 3667 Flintville Road (County M) Green Bay. Saturday Masses at 4:00 p.m.; Sunday 8:00 a.m. & 9:45 a.m. Confession: Saturday ST. JOHNS LUTHERAN CHURCH GREEN VALLEY (LCMS) W1294 Nauman Road, Cecil, WI 54111 (715) 745-4558. Sunday Worship Services are 10:30 a.m.; Holy Communion the 1st & 3rd Sundays; Sunday School at 9:00 a.m. (Sept. - May 20) ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH (LCMS), Hobart, corner of Overland and J. Worship services: Sunday 8:00 & 10:30 a.m. Sunday School & High School Youth Classes 9:15 a.m. Adult Class, Sunday 9:15 a.m. and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Summer Schedule: May thru September, Thursday 7:00 p.m. and Sunday 9:00 a.m. Pastor Vern Heim, (920) 8 6 9 2777.

Business
Cell phones: Spinler conserving builds on your battery work ethic
Cell phones have rapidly become an essential device. Smart phones and standard handsets are offering more functionality, and people are using their cell phones to do more things, including replacing their land line telephone. With the advanced utility of cell phones comes added strain on battery life. With cell phones being the primary contact for 20% of the population, according to CTIA-The Wireless Association, having a phone with a charged battery at all times is becoming a necessity. Although progress is being made on the manufacturing side to increase the size and overall life of cell phone batteries, its often not enough to get the wear one would like from a charge. The good news is there are steps a user can take to conserve battery life. Cellcom would suggest the following to help conserve the battery life on a wireless device. On any phone you can change the back light setting to a shorter time frame. The longer the phone back light is on when it is not in use, the more power will be drained. Bluetooth and Wi-Fi are added features to help you connect to the Internet and to other devices with ease, but there are times when running these features are unnecessary. Trying to find a Wi-Fi connection isnt going to be much help when driving the highway, and a Bluetooth signal isnt necessary if not trying to connect to another device. Turn off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth when they are not in use. Smart phones offer a lot of options for applications, from the Blackberry App World to the Android Market. These applications add function and value to a cell phone, but also take a toll on battery life, especially when inadvertently left on in the background. Using an App Manager or Task Killer application will let a user know which applications are running and help turn applications off that are left on by accident. These simple steps take seconds and can help a user get added hours from a cell phone battery. By Cameron Spinler In todays employment conditions, it can be certain that many people are experiencing similar feelings to those of Scott Spinler when he was just a teenager. Upon graduating from high school, Spinler soon found out that college was not for him. He started working full time for a home construction company, making what was considered okay money back then. At age 20 and having put in a few years of work, he asked his boss about receiving a raise. After being denied, he was certain that working for someone else was not what he was looking to do the rest of his life. Spinler has lived his life since that moment saying, You will never be 100 percent satisfied with your income while working for someone else. Having been denied a raise, Spinler built up enough confidence from his experience with this company that he went into business for himself, creating Spinlers Home Improvements, a life-changing experience from that point on. Already having the tools and equipment necessary to start a carpentry business, he was very optimistic about his success as a business owner. As he began to build up a customer base and slowly build his own business, he grew more confident and visualized big things for himself. After obtaining good reputation in the community for his carpentry work, he soon began building spec houses as additional models of his talent. Long hours and hard work always reaps rewards, said Spinler. My experiences have made me a much stronger person. Why did this all happen to him so easily? Spinler owes it to all of his talents and handiwork. He said, It was also fate, fate that I should be in business for myself and be happy with all that I can accomplish. After having his own business for some time, it was necessary for him to hire some extra help to keep up with his demand for new homes. He soon accomplished building three to four homes a year with only a three-man crew, which included himself. Having started his own business at 20 years old, he made a name for

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tion to succeed. Spinlers closing words were, Many years of hard work has brought a lot of satisfaction and happiness to me and I will never have any regrets in my business decisions thus far.

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with your business cards and see how creative you can be with them. 4) Business cards have a shelf life. Unlike a daily newspaperpeople are not as apt to throw a business card away. Its easy enough to hang onto, file or put away in your wallet to reference at on a different day. 5) Business cards are great for referrals. I try to make it a point to give away two business cards, that way the person you just gave the card to, can refer your business to someone else. I make it a point to start conversations with people, where ever I go and hand them a business card at the end. 6) Business cards are universal it seems like everyone knows what a business card is even in another country. A business card has its own language. It identifies your business and what you do. You want to make sure that your contact information is correct and that your card tells your story. 7) A business card, in the eyes of many is a form or degree of professionalism. If you have a business card, you have a legitimate business. Make sure when you do your business cards, you do them right. Make sure they are done professionally. Ask others what they think of your card get some constructive criticism while designing your cards. Remember, this may be your customers first impression of you. You want to make sure that it is of high quality and portrays who you and your business are. Again, back to the basics with business cards. Keep them with you wherever you go and utilize them in every way possible. Watch your connections and business grow because of it. Tammy Brzeczkowski is coowner of Dynamic Designs Unlimited. A family owned business specializing in embroidery, screen printing and promotional products. Dynamic Designs received the Retail Business of the Year Award for 2009 from the Shawano Country Chamber of Commerce.

Scott Spinler loves being the Car-X man.

Business cards... a great marketing tool

himself and was extremely satisfied with his career choices. Being a major customer for Midwest Millwork in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, for several years, they started to see him as a leading carpenter in the community and offered him an agreement for set lumber and supply costs. Its the connections and relationships that you build while in business that brings about rewards and benefits, Spinler said. His strong work ethic has led to customer appreciation as well as self-satisfaction and confirmed that he had to build a business from nothing. Upon all of Spinlers success as a young entrepreneur, there was one thing that he still would have changed. Even though I was successful in creating my own business, I would have liked to be more aggressive with it early on and have built it bigger than what I did, Spinler said. After working in home construction for over 15 years, Spinler was very satisfied with his business but wanted to look for a new challenge. Moving his family from Oak Creek to Green Bay required him to find a new business opportunity. Since the day that he was denied the raise, he says that he will never go back to working for someone else, leading to his opening of a Car-X Automotive Service in Green Bay. This business has been open for almost 10 years and doing well due to his ambi-

Are you using yours effectively?


By Tammy Brzeczkowski It is amazing to me how many individuals do not use their business cards to their full potential. In fact, just recently, I gave a business seminar and believe it or not half of the class did not even bring along with them their business cards. Such an easy and simple sales and marketing tool, and yet the cards were left at homeamazing. Sometimes I think we get carried away with technology that we forget about the basics. So, back to the basics. Business cards are crucial to your businessto your advertising and marketing campaign, to your success. Listed below are reasons why you should use business cards, and why you shouldnt forget them at home. 1) Business cards are inexpensive. Where else can you get a marketing/advertising tool for just pennies? Business cards are probably one of the best returns on investments that you have as a business. It pays to have them with you where ever you go. 2) Business cards are portable. You can actually take them wherever you go. They can fit in the smallest of spaces a purse a wallet. You get the picture. There should not be a reason that you do not bring your business cards with you anywhere. 3) Business cards can be utilized anywhere, they are very versatile. You can staple them on to a bag of cookies, you can slide them into an envelope, you can even leave them on a table at a restaurant, or on a bulletin boardand they are sure to be noticed. Think outside the box

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Premier Community Bank grows

Sell Your Home In Style

Dianna Cowell works at her desk while construction continues to work on the addition to Premier Community Bank.

Lori Stephan

By Laura Stachura Premier Community Bank is continuing its growth in Pulaski. Construction began on the 4,000 square foot addition on February 11. The addition will create more room for the investment center and future tenants. Also, an additional conference/meeting/ training room will be added on, which will be available to the community. Planning for the expansion began in spring of 2009, to make more room for the investment group that became part of the Bank on September 1, 2008. Premier Community Bank was first constructed in June

2003, with plans to expand in the future. Since then, they have grown and are in need of the additional space. Currently, there are two tenants residing in the building, Attorney WM. Vande Castle and Dale McDermid, CPA. We are very excited to finally begin the construction; once its complete, we will be able to fit the needs of the Pulaski Community, said Sam McMahon of Premier Community Bank. Keller Construction is the general contractor for the addition. Premier Community Banks is located at 745 Hwy 32, Pulaski, WI 54162.

By Lori Stephan, Country Pride Realty, Inc. ABR,CRB,CRS, GRI Broker/Owner since 1999 See the house through the clutter. If youre planning on selling your home this spring, theres no better time than these few weeks left of winter to get rid of the clutter. Here a couple of tips on bedroom clutter: Purge, baby, purge: If you havent worn it in a year, dump it. If something doesnt fit, its time for it to go. And if you just plain cant decide, then at the very least, box it up and get it out of there. Make it pretty: Sure, you might remember that walk in closet with the bowling pins, hula hoop, lava lamp and leopard print sweatpants piled to the ceiling, but youre doing so for all the wrong reasons. You want people to walk into your closet and imagine how great their life will be if they just buy your house. So catch that organizing bug get matching hangers, wire bins and baskets and put them to good use. For all your real estate needs, dont hesitate to contact Lori Stephan, your Real Estate Broker since 1999. Call today at 246-3000 or 822-4663.

Centennial souvenirs
Any business interested in selling Pulaski centennial souvenirs should call Tammy @ Dynamic Designs 920-822-4450 for more infromation.

Classifieds
FOR SALE
LIVING ROOM FURNITURE love seat, 4 queen wingback chairs and end tables. 920-822-1760. or could be used for a business. Variety of options and located on the strip of downtown Pulaski. Affordable!! Call Lori @ 246-3000. 497 PARK ST. Lower 2 bdrm apartment in quiet 4 unit building. LARGE YARD NEAR PARK. Free heat and water. No Pets. Drive by and call 569-6540 in interested in seeing. PULASKI OFFICE SUITES FOR LEASE. $295 month + utilities. Call Lori @

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ONE BDRM APARTMENT 109 S. St. Augustine St. Security entrance. Laundry facilities. $370. Call (920) 819-5057. RENT TO OWN 3 Bdrm, 2 BA. 888-238-4217. www.a1housesolutions.com ONE BEDROOM UPPER APARTMENT KRAKOW. Stove & fridge included. NO PETS. $350. Call 920-9949503, please leave message. TWO BDRM APARTMENT SOUTH CHASE SALOON. $450 everything included but electric. Cats O.K. (920) 822-4342.

FOR RENT
2 BDRM MOBILE HOME NEAR PULASKI. Great shape. References required. 920-822-5496. WAREHOUSE SPACE approximately 3,500 sq. ft.

MISCELLANEOUS
RIPLEYS TAX SERVICE will be closed from February 23 until March 5. 920-899-3885. NEED A CHANGE IN YOUR CAREER? We are in need of energetic and goal oriented licensed Realtors to join in our road to success. If so, please contact Lori @ 246-3000 to speak about the endless possibilities our company of 10+ years has to offer you! EARN INCOME FROM HOME Around your schedule. Make a Difference. Call: 920-660-0097.

PERSONAL
The family of HAZEL REDLIN wishes to thank all the friends, neighbors and relatives for their cards, calls and visits. They brought cheer to her heart and peace to ours as she went to her eternal home. The Hazel Redlin Family.

GOT AN AD?
Do you have a classified Ad? Only $4 for 10 words. Call Laurie at (920) 822-6800

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Heather and Jay Jaquet stand proudly in front of their milk house.

By Willy LaRock, Josh Wall, and Nick Fairchild Heather and Jay Jaquet of Pulaski were named first runners up at the Wisconsin Outstanding Young Farmer Program, an honor they are proud to hold. They received this award in April as the Outstanding Young Farmer for Shawano County. They acquired this farm by joining with Heathers parents in 2004. They have three children named Mason, 10; Carter, 8; and Evan, 6. They hope that this will make lifestyles for both families better. Today Synergy Dairy consists of 450 Holstein cows and 275 acres of land. We really like what we

Jaquets are proud

do. We both grew up on dairy farms, said Jay. Jay and Heather both said, We feel that we are carrying on

a family tradition and having day to day challenges on the farm. The farm currently employs five people for milking duties, three times per day. The farm currently provides all of its own forages for the cows.

Cows standing in parlor waiting to be milked.

Front/2010 Golden Apple teachers


From the Teachers of Distinction, another group of applicants are selected for personal interviews. Through the interview phase, seven recipients (individuals or team educators) are selected to be honored during the televised Golden Apple Awards Program, awarded $2,000, and a lifelong membership in the Golden Apple Academy. Corporate sponsors for the Golden Apple Awards ceremony and program are: Associated Bank; Green Bay Press Gazette; Humana, Inc.; Imperial Supplies, LLC; Schneider National Foundation; Schreiber Foods, Inc.; Shopko Stores, Inc.; United Healthcare; and WLUK Fox 11. Partners in Education touches the lives of thousands of K-12 students in the 10 area school districts each year. Partners in

Education programming helps to develop our future workforce and citizens by bringing work place knowledge to students and educators. Congratulations to all of the Teachers of Distinction in the Pulaski area. Your dedication to students is appreciated. Thank you for teaching with such professionalism, innovation, and commitment.

The Golden Apple Fondation began in 1985 to honor outstanding Chicago teachers just as Hollywood actors are honored at the Academy Awards.

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