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Landers recognized with School Forest award
PULASKI – Dave Landers, a sixth grade teacher at Pulaski Middle School, was recently surprised by his students and fellow house teachers for his 2021 School Forest award, which he was awarded earlier this year for his work with the outdoor learning spaces in the district.

The School Forest award recognizes individuals and organizations that have provided leadership for local school forests registered through Wisconsin’s School Forest Program.

Under Landers’ leadership, 1,000 trees have been planted in the school forest each year for many years.

Listening sessions scheduled
HOBART – Hobart Village Board Trustee Vanya Koepke announced he will host a series of upcoming listening sessions.

Sessions, all of which will be held at 6 p.m. at D2 Sports Pub in Hobart, include:
• June 30
• July 28
• Aug. 25
• Sept. 29

Hobart Summer Celebration
HOBART – More details have been released regarding the Hobart Summer Celebration, set for 4-8 p.m. Sunday, July 31, at Four Seasons Park.

The first annual event will include food, beer, close-up looks at the village’s fire, police, rescue and public works vehicles, face painting, henna, a petting zoo with alpacas from Shillcox Shamrock Alpaca Farm and live music from Hannah Rose Trio.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Hobart-Lawrence K9 unit and the Hobart Fire Department.

Public hearings
HOBART – The Village Board has a handful of public hearings scheduled for its June 21 meeting, pertaining to:
• The rezoning of 1244 S. Pine Tree Road from A-1 agricultural to R-1 residential district and R-2R: residential district.
• A rezoning request for 522 Orlando Dr.
• Modifications/amendments to the zoning ordinance, 295-187, conditional uses pertaining to religious institutions.
• A conditional use permit (CUP) for a religious institution located at 522 Orlando Drive.
• A CUP for a faith-based residential recovery facility for substance and alcohol abuse residents, located at 1071 Hill Drive.

Information on each hearing topic is available at Village Hall during normal business hours.



100th graduating class receives diplomas
PULASKI – The Pulaski High School Class of 2022 – the district’s 100th graduating class – walked the stage May 25, bidding adieu to their high school years.

Leading up to the graduation ceremony, the more than 280 graduates visited their former elementary schools, reminiscing as they walked the halls once more.

A parade celebrating Pualski’s 100th graduating class was also held May 24 – complete with the Pulaski High School marching band.

The Class of 2022 also buried a time capsule filled with thoughts, advice and feelings from their time in high school.

It will be dug up and opened in 50 years.


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