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Sennett Staff Spotlight:
Melea Richardson

My name is Melea Richardson. I have worked at Sennett Middle School for the past 15 years as a Special Educational Assistant. My passion is helping others. Over the years I've been able to make connections with countless numbers of students. Witnessing growth in my kids, whether it's daily or over time, fills me with passion to continue to grow my mind and heart to be the best that I can be for them and for myself. If they succeed, I succeed. And together, we all have success. [Read More]

Sennett Students Shown at Science Olympiad Competition

by Mckenna Kohlenberg
Assistant Editor, Sennett Free Press

Twelve students from Sennett Middle School recently traveled to the State Science Olympiad Competition at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. Sennett Free Press student reporter Savanah Shadof was among the 12.

Sennett Olympiad students practiced lab skills and studied a variety of science subjects for months in preparation. The team placed 10th at the Regional Competition in Oshkosh this February, an excellent ranking among the 36 middle school groups competing. [Read More]

Asthma and Allergies are Nothing to Sneeze At

by Mckenna Kohlenberg
Assistant Editor, Sennett Free Press

Family trips, the flu, various appointments—these are the reasons commonly given by students seeking excused school absences. But allergies and asthma? Though it might sound odd, Sennett Middle School’s Health Office recently cited allergies and asthma as the top causes of missed school days in middle school-aged children.

Deemed the “National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month” by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), May can be a challenging time for those suffering these ailments. Though this month’s sunny, warm days tempt most of us to spend increasing amounts of time outside, those with asthma and allergies should be careful. [Read More]

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