The McFarland School District is offering the annual community screening event, Child Development Days, for all children who will be three years of age by June 1, 2017 who have not previously been screened.
The screening event is a wellness activity where your child will interact with various childhood specialists in a play-based setting (approximately 90 minutes) at the Madison Curling Club in McFarland. Please sign up on-line to make an appointment for either April 25, 26, or 27 (click here). or call 838-4574.
Summer School staff have been working hard at putting together an awesome program for students this summer. The summer school course offerings should be available for online review mid-March. Online registration will begin at 7pm on Wednesday, April 12, 2017.
Summer School Dates:
Session 1: June 19 - June 29 (classes Monday-Thursday)
Session 2: July 10 - July 13 (one week session! Classes Monday-Thursday)
Session 3: July 17- July 27 (classes Monday-Thursday)
PLUS - Friday Fun Days: 6/23, 6/30, 7/14, 7/21, 7/28, (from 8:00am-12:15pm)
**Reminder, as in years past, you will need to know your child’s Student ID # to enroll them in summer school. We suggest that you obtain this information prior to creating your account.
On Tuesday, November 8, residents of the McFarland School District voted on three referendum questions. The unofficial results are:
Question 1, for District-wide facilities improvements, passed with an unofficial vote of 4568-Yes to 2287-No.
Question 2, for operational funding of expanded facilities, passed with an unofficial vote of 4404-Yes to 2413-No.
Question 3, for operational funding to maintain educational programming, passed with an unofficial vote of 4690-Yes to 2117-No.
Statement from the McFarland School Board and Superintendent Andrew Briddell
“The McFarland School District is very grateful to our community for demonstrating its commitment to providing a great education for our kids. The School Board listened closely to input from the community to develop a well-thought-out, fiscally-responsible plan. The referendum results are a tremendous step forward in our community-driven planning process, and we would like to thank our community for their incredible support. Also, we would like to thank all of the Facilities Committee participants and our entire staff for their leadership, expertise, and dedication.”