What Sponsoring Swing with Shorewood Means to First Weber’s Tammy Maddente

Tammy Maddente, Senior VP of First Weber.

For Tammy Maddente, sponsoring Swing with Shorewood, SEED’s largest fundraising event each year, isn’t just a wise business maneuver, it’s personal. Tammy is the Senior Vice President of First Weber Group and lived in Shorewood for over 20 years. She and her husband Norbert Gilmore put five children through Shorewood Schools and were very involved …

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An Unwavering Commitment to Equity and Racial Justice

Sam Coleman, Director of Curriculum & Instruction for Shorewood School District.

Recently promoted from Director for Equity to Director of Curriculum and Instruction for Shorewood schools, Sam Coleman has committed his life’s work to improving the educational and social outcomes for students, young adults, and families. He is driven by the call for social justice and the imperative to identify, disrupt, and transform the many biased …

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What is “Authentic Learning” Anyway??

Atwater Elementary School Principal Nate Schultz

If you’ve been in Shorewood for even a short amount of time, you’ve likely heard something about Authentic Learning. Its prevalence and importance in our district is something unique. This October we enjoyed sitting down with Nate Schultz, new principal at Atwater Elementary and previous Authentic Learning Coordinator for Shorewood School District, to learn more …

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A Lifelong Commitment to Education

Shorewood School District Superintendent, Dr. Bryan Davis posing for a picture in front of school.

Dr. Bryan Davis, our Shorewood School District Superintendent, has committed to and nurtured a lifelong dedication to public education over the last 23 years. His mother, grandmother, and great grandmother were Wisconsin public school teachers, and their influence helped to guide Dr. Davis in his choice to pursue a career in public education.  Since graduating …

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The Man in the Yellow Hat

The Man in the Yellow Hat looks out over the lakefront with his friend Curious George.

If you were walking the streets of Shorewood this fall and thought you imagined seeing Curious George prancing around with the Man in the Yellow Hat, no, your eyes did not deceive you. That was Thomas Dittl, a 1st grade teacher at Atwater Elementary, finding a creative way to engage with his students. “Two weeks …

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SEEDs of Hope

Atwater Park view sun starting to rise over Lake Michigan.

The beguiling myriad of colors outside reminds us that autumn is here in spite of what our lives have looked like over the past seven months. The majestic landscapes in Shorewood are a bittersweet reminder that although the world feels as if it’s combusting, all seems calm and orderly in nature around us. As we …

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