District DECA Students Compete at State Competition

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Several Green Bay area schools traveled to Lake Geneva, WI from March 10-12, 2015 to compete in the DECA state meet. DECA is a business and marketing club that allows students to compete in teams of one or two as they present solutions to business and marketing issues. DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. The results from the state competition are as follows:

Southwest High School: Southwest High School experienced another successful DECA competition this year. Each student competed in two written exams, role plays, and several students also wrote competitive business papers. The results are as follows:

Written Projects
3rd Place – Entrepreneurship Promotion Project: Trisha Hanold and Katie Folsom

3rd Place – Entrepreneurship Innovation Plan: Mitch McMahon

Role Play and Test Competition
1st Place – Sports and Entertainment Marketing: Mitch McMahon

2nd Place – Hospitality and Tourism Marketing: Jacob Gussert and Marie Pisani

3rd Place – Human Resource Management: Emily Haines

5th Place – Food Marketing: Connor Jones

Top 10 Finalist – Finance: Sam Holland

Medalist – Apparel and Accessories Marketing: Andrew Stieber

Medalist – Financial Services Team Event: Kabir Bedi and Syon Verma

Medalist – Quick Service Restaurant Marketing: Brett Kaufman

Medalist – Sports and Entertainment Marketing: Joel Kananen and Peter Nickel

Southwest DECA would also like to recognize Mitch McMahon as he completed his term as the Wisconsin DECA President. In addition, Southwest DECA earned a variety of chapter awards:
• MDA Award
• Gold Chapter
• Thrive Membership Campaign
• Thrive Chapter Campaigns
• Wisconsin Alumni Excellence to Caryn Voskuil
• Friend of DECA Award to Damian Uchendu
• Acts of Kindness Award
• 100 Hours of Community Service Award

Preble High School: Preble High School experienced another successful DECA competition.  Each student competed in two written exams, role plays, and several students also wrote competitive business papers. The results are as follows:

1st Place – Human Resource Management: Tom Brennan

5th Place – Public Relations Project: Tom Brennan and Randy Bialcik

5th Place – Entrepreneurship Innovation Plan: Brandl Bonetti

3rd Place- Financial Literacy Project: Erica Brandsma and McKayla Hansen

4th place – Quick Serve Restaurant Marketing and a $500.00 Travel Scholarship: Sam Majeski

5th Place – Fashion Merchandising Plan: Sheridan Michaud and Sydney Onesti

5th Place – Restaurant and Food Marketing: Jared Roznowski

5th Place – Financial Services Team Decision Event: Alex Wood and Maddy Neumeier

Accepted as Leadership Lab attendee: Riley Vanden Plas

Medalist – Travel and Tourism Marketing: J.R. Kennedy and Sierra Frievalt

Medalist – Marketing Management: Samantha Brusky

Medalist – Principals of Hospitality: Emma Kosmoski

Medalist – Principals of Hospitality Marketing: Della Haanen

East High School: East had another great showing at DECA from all of its members. The results are as follows:

Medalist – Role Play: Nick Herlache

Accounting Finalist: Nick Herlache

Medalist – Area Test: Eliza Kruszynski

Business Principles/Administration Finalist: Eliza Kruszynski

East was also recognized for the following:
• “Act of Kindness” Project
• Diamond Chapter

West High School: West High School had an impressive showing at the DECA State meet, sending two of its members to the international meet.

Gold certificate for School based enterprise: Mya Mitchell and Eli Deno

Green Bay High School Students Qualify for FBLA State Competition

On Saturday, February 7, students from the four Green Bay Area Public School District high schools competed in the 2015 Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Region III Championship hosted in Two Rivers, WI. FBLA is an education association that helps a quarter-million students prepare for careers in business and business-related fields. Students competed against over 900 students throughout Northeast Wisconsin in business and marketing related events. Participants that placed in the top three in their events qualified for the State competition in La Crosse in April. The results are as follows:

East High School

State qualifiers:
• Carissa Langenhuizen and Megan Morris – 1st place in Web Design
• Kaitlyn Holzer – 1st place in Business Communications
• Jacob Thomas – 1st place in Computer Applications
• Nathan Kohls – 2nd place in Cyber Security
• Rachel Woulf – 3rd place in Personal Finance
• Carrigan Kneiss – 3rd place in Spreadsheet Applications
• Calvin Kanzenbach – 3rd place in Public Speaking II

The following students finished in the top 10 for their event:
• Shine Lee, Jordyn Plinske and Lisa Heverly – 4th place in E-business
• John Mendoza – 5th place in Computer Problem Solving
• Emilie DeMaio – 6th place in Client Service
• Ian Holzer – 6th place in Introduction to Information Technology
• Nathaniel Larkin – 7th place Cyber Security
• Isaiah Kaiver – 8th place in Business Law
• Brandon Mikulsky – 8th place in Business Calculations
Preble High School: The Preble FBLA chapter placed second overall for Outstanding Regional Chapter at the conference competition.

State qualifiers:
• Adriana Magana and Emely Matus – 1st place in Business Plan
• Haley Siegworth and Paige Wimberly – 1st place in Desktop Publishing
• Sheridan Michaud, Sydney Onesti and Sofia Schabel – 1st place in Global Business
• Kelsey Guzman and Trevor Loving – 1st place in Entrepreneurship
• Morgan Jindra, Madeline Neumeier, Heidi Overeem, Brooklyn Robertson and Brooke Wimberly – 1st place in Parliamentary Procedure
• Randy Bialcik, Ethan Vanden Plas and Riley Vanden Plas – 1st place in Public Service Announcement
• Andrew Vincent – 3rd place in Business Calculations
• Elizabeth Keiler – 3rd place in Client Service
• Sara Sendelbach – 3rd place in Word Processing

The following students finished in the top 10 for their event:
• Tony Tran – 4th place in Accounting
• Alejandra Mendoza, Yolanda Ramirez-Sanchez and Jaenette Sandoval – 4th place in Business Ethics
• Trent Vandenhouten – 4th place in Sales Presentation
• Lokhin Cheng and Avie Vang – 5th place in Web Site Design
• Matt Kugel – 6th place in Agribusiness
• Courtney Gersek – 6th place in Job Interview
• Abbie Brienen and Brianna Gaulke – 7th place in Business Presentation
• Haley Hedsand – 8th place in Public Speaking II

Southwest High School

State qualifiers:
• Devin Vincent – 1st place in Cyber Security
• Jacob Gussert, Samuel Holland and Cody Josephs – 2nd place in Banking and Financial Systems
• Andrew Stieber – 2nd place in Impromptu Speaking
• Cassie Pribyl – 3rd place in Accounting I

The following students finished in the top 10 for their event:
• Ally Gerczak and Natalie Gerczak – 4th place in Hospitality Management
• Jaclyn Gill – 5th place in Public Service Announcement
• Grace Neudek – 6th place Public Speaking I

West High School

State qualifiers:
• Peter Griggs – 3rd place in Business Procedures

The following students finished in the top 10 for their event:
• Dominic Shonk and Ben Pasterski – 4th place in Web Design
• Jared Delveaux – 4th place in FBLA Principles and Procedures
• Haley Wotruba – 6th place FBLA Principles and Procedures
• Leo Cortright, Tyler Gonion and Dalton Kohlbeck – 6th place in Public Service Announcement
• Jared Baeten and Logan Healy – 7th place in Marketing
• Lily Yang – 8th place in Digital Design and Promotion
• Hazel Cooper – 8th place in Personal Finance

Preble Announces 2014 Athletic Hall of Fame Class

Preble Pride LogoThe Green Bay Preble Athletic Department proudly announces the 2014 Athletic Hall of Fame Class who will be inducted at a ceremony on Friday, February 13, during the home boys’ basketball game as Preble takes on De Pere. The basketball game starts at approximately 7:30 p.m., and the ceremony will take place at halftime.

The 2014 Hall of Fame class includes:
• Dave Loritz (Class of 1994): Dave participated and lettered in cross country and track and field and served as the varsity head cross country Coach at Preble High School. Dave was a four-time WIAA state qualifier in Cross Country placing as high as third place in 1993. He was the 1992 and 1993 Individual Champion in the WIAA Sectional meets and the 1991, 1992 and 1993 Individual Champion in the FRVC meets. Dave was named the 1992 and 1993 Green Bay Press-Gazette and FRVC Cross Country Runner of the Year. He boasts 23 career cross country race victories and holds four verified cross country course records. He placed fourth in the 3200 meter run at the 1993 WIAA State Track meet. In 1994 he placed second in the 3200 meter run, third in the 1600 meter run and fifth place in the 3200 meter relay at the WIAA State Track meet. In both 1993 and 1994 he was the first place finisher in the 1600 meter and 3200 meter run at the WIAA Regional, WIAA Sectional, FRVC and Brown County meets. Dave was the varsity head cross country coach at Preble High School from 2005-2013 where he was a four-time FRCC and Green Bay Press-Gazette Coach of the Year. His boys’ teams won the conference title in 2005, 2006, 2011 and 2013 and his girls’ team won the conference title in 2006. Dave is married to Elizabeth and has two children; Andrew and Gwen.
• Stacy Mahlik (Class of 1982): Stacy participated and lettered in the sports of volleyball and track and field at Preble High School. In 1992 she was the WIAA State discus champion, breaking and setting a new state record with a throw of 133’2”. She currently holds the Preble shot put record having set it in 1992 with a throw of 43’9”. Stacy was the 1982 Preble Most Valuable Track Athlete and was named the 1982 American Legion Award winner by the Preble athletic department. Stacy played softball and field hockey collegiately at the University of Wisconsin Green Bay. She lettered all four years in softball at UWGB and received all conference (WWIAC) and all-district (NAIA). Her athletics carried her to the Badger State games where in 1986 she had state titles in the shot put 42’9.5” and discus 138’7”. She also participated in the ASA National Women’s Softball Championships and earned most valuable player honors. She was employed by the U.S. Postal Service until her passing in 2001.
• Kevin Stemke (Class of 1997): Kevin participated and lettered in the sport of football at Preble High School. He was a 1994, 1995 and 1996 first team All-FRVC, All-Region and All-State selection in football. He was the 1996 Wisconsin Shrine Bowl MVP and a Schutt All-American Bowl participant. He was selected as a 1996 PrepStar All-American and second team All-America USA Today. He played football collegiately at the University of Wisconsin where he was a 1998 and 2000 first team All-Big Ten winner. He was the inaugural winner of the Ray Guy Award in 2000. Kevin was the recipient of the Collegiate Lee Remmel Award in 2000. He was a member of the Badger teams that won the Big Ten Championship in 1998 and 1999 and the Rose Bowl in 1999 and 2000. He was a 2001 free agent selection by the Green Bay Packers in 2001 and played for the Oakland Raiders in 2002 and the St. Louis Rams in 2004. Kevin is married to Lizzy and has two children; Kerrigan and Edmund.
• Lee Stuyvenberg (Coaching career 1981-1999): Coach Stuyvenberg was the varsity girls head volleyball coach from 1981-1999 at Preble High School. He has a career dual match record of 274 wins and 106 losses and an individual game record of 1129 wins and 571 losses. Lee’s teams won the conference title in 1985, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1997, 1998 and 1999. Lee’s teams also won the WIAA Regional title in 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 and the WIAA Sectional title in 1991, 1992, 1993 and 1999. His 1991 team was the Division one State volleyball champions. Lee is a seven time conference coach of the year recipient. He was the 1991 Red Smith award winner. Lee is married to Cathie and has two children; Drew and Matt.
• Ted Velicer (Class of 1988): Ted participated and lettered in the sports of football, basketball and track and field at Preble High School. He was a 1987 All-State selection in football as a lineman. He was a 1986 and 1987 second team FRVC All-Conference selection in football. Ted was the 1988 WIAA-Sectional and WIAA-Regional shot put and discus champion. He was the 1987 and 1988 FRVC indoor and outdoor shot put champion. Ted played football collegiately at the University of Iowa. He was a four year starter at guard on the Hawkeye football team. As a member of the Hawkeye football team he played in the Peach Bowl, Holiday Bowl and Rose Bowl. In the 1991 Rose Bowl he caught a two-point conversion pass. Ted played in the 1992 Blue-Gray All Star game. Ted is married to Shannon and has two children; Trent and Zac.

18th Annual Scholastic Chess Tournament Results

Jeremy Delgado EisenhowerThe 18th Annual Green Bay Scholastic Chess Championship Tournament took place on January 31st at Franklin Middle School. Congratulations to the winners below:

Elementary School Winners:
1st – Jayanth Balu: Leonardo da Vinci School for Gifted Learners
1st – Benjamin Milkie: Leonardo da Vinci School for Gifted Learners
3rd – Evan Milkie: Leonardo da Vinci School for Gifted Learners
3rd -Peter Kiernan: Leonardo da Vinci School for Gifted Learners
3rd – Sadie Vang: Jefferson Elementary School
3rd – Engel Jaimes: Keller Elementary School
3rd – Sean LaPlante: MacArthur Elementary School
3rd – Jeremy Delgado Diaz: Eisenhower Elementary School

Middle School Winners:
1st – Naveen Balu: Leonardo da Vinci School for Gifted Learners
2nd – Aaron Milke: DePere Middle School
2nd – Evan Grathen: Franklin Middle School
2nd – Mansha Ghai: Leonardo da Vinci School for Gifted Learners
2nd – Riley Arneson: Lombardi Middle School
2nd – Blas Guzman: L.B. Clarke

Breakfast Changes Coming in February

If your child eats breakfast at school, starting on Monday, February 2, students will need to choose, at minimum, a ½ cup of fruit for breakfast. Food Service is implementing at all grade levels across the District the USDA breakfast regulation that requires 1 cup of fruit must be offered at breakfast.

Breakfast offerings will generally consist of 2 grain items, 2 choices of fruit, milk, and occasionally a meat/meat alternate in place of 1 grain item. Larger grain items (example: breakfast bread or muffins) sometimes count as 2 grain items.

At breakfast, students will need to take at least 3 items, with one of those being at least ½ cup of fruit, in order for breakfast to be reimbursable.

Starting out, Food Service will offer applesauce everyday with the other choices throughout the month being items such as a banana, canned mixed fruit, canned peaches, canned pears, apple slices, orange wedges, orange juice and apple juice.

2015-16 Kindergarten & Head Start Registration Now Open

Will your child turn three, four or five by September 1, 2015?

If so, it’s time to register for 4 and 5–year-old kindergarten or Head Start! Families can register during school hours at any Green Bay Area Public School District school, or in the District Office, 200 South Broadway, between the hours of 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday (and Wednesday until 6 p.m.). Families with children already enrolled in 4-year-old kindergarten, 5-year-old kindergarten or Head Start do not need to re-register.

Parents can complete the Head Start and/or 4K enrollment forms in advance. Forms can be picked up at the school, at the District Office, and can be found on the district’s website at http://www.gbaps.org/Parents/Pages/Forms.aspx in both English and Spanish.

What to bring to register:
• Enrollment Forms if completed prior to visit.
• A birth certificate or other verification of birth.
• Child’s immunization record.
• Verification of address.
• Medical evaluation (4K optional 5K required).
• Head Start registration requires a view of the past 12 months of income for families that apply. Income Taxes or W-2’s work well.

For more information, contact the Central Registration Office at (920) 448-2001, or the Head Start Office at (920) 448-2226.

Save the Date: Summer School 2015

Please save the dates for the Green Bay Area Public School District’s 2015 Summer School Program.

The Summer School Program will run as follows:

Elementary East Side (Wilder) & West Side (Beaumont)
• Session 1: June 22 – July 10, Monday – Friday (No Break for July 4th).
• Session 2: July 13 – 31, Monday – Friday.

High School
• Session 1: June 22 – July 17, Monday – Friday.
• Session 2: July 20 – August 14, Monday – Friday.

*The dates for Freshman Forward and Middle School Matters are still to be determined.


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