District in the News
District in the News

Please enjoy the news articles the district has released over the past year.  

Beaver Dam school schedule changes - 1/13/17
Students will go to school for 20 minutes more each day for the rest of the 2016-17 school year and the 2017-18 school year to reduce referendum project costs and provide time to complete the project by mid-August 2018.
BDMS Students Experiencing New Technology in the Classroom - 11/10/16
At the beginning of the 2016-17 school year, all Beaver Dam Middle School students were given a Chromebook to use at school and home.
Behind the Scenes at Beaver Dam High School Musical - 11/3/16
There are many talented performers in the High School fall muscial, but there are many non-stage roles that play an integral role in the show's success.
Walmart Truck Drivers Raise $1,627 for Wilson Elementary School - 10/12/16
The Beaver Dam transportation office has chosen Wilson Elementary School to receive a $1,627 donation as part of Walmart?s commitment to education.
BDUSD Schools Receive National Recognition 9/28/16
The United States Department of Education announced that Wilson Elementary School has been chosen as a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School. Wilson joins both South Beaver Dam and Lincoln Elementary schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools of Distinction.
Prairie View Elementary Receives State Recognition for PBIS Implementation 9/15/16
Prairie View Elementary has been recognized as a School of Distinction by the Wisconsin Response to Intervention Center (RtI) and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction for their implementation of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS).
The Transition...Middle to High School - 8/31/16
Beaver Dam High School tries to reduce anxiety for freshmen students with a program called Link Crew.
Jefferson Elementary Students Compete in Math Contest - 5/19/16
Students from Jefferson Elementary recently competed in the Noetic Learning Math Contest, which is a national mathematics contest for elementary and middle school students.
ACT Aspire Testing - 5/10/16
At Beaver Dam High School, freshman and sophomore students just completed the state test called the ACT Aspire.
National Association of School Nurses (NASN) Leadership - 5/6/16
Beaver Dam Unified School District Nurse, Louise Wilson, was recently elected as a new NASN Director to represent the Wisconsin Association of School Nurses.
BDHS Ranks Among the Best Two Years in a Row - 4/27/16
Once again, the Beaver Dam High School community has been identified as one of the top high schools in the state of Wisconsin and nation through U.S. News and World Report.
BDHS Students Prepare for the ACT - 3/2/16
This is the second year all juniors across Wisconsin will partake in two rigorous days of ACT testing. BDHS students started some of the exam preparations earlier this school year.
Wilson Elementary Teacher Champions Super Girl Program - 2/11/16
Wilson Elementary School Teacher Ms. Monica Keel leads the Super Girl Program that focuses on real-life experiences, positive relationships, and leadership.
Prairie View Students Building Butterfly Garden - 2/9/16
Fourth grade students at Prairie View Elementary School persuade school officials to create a butterfly garden with a series of essays.
Lincoln School Shows It Cares - 2/4/16
The staff and students at Lincoln School display caring in many ways.
District Selects Construction Manager - 1/8/16
The District selects CG Schmidt as the construction manager for the high school campus and district-wide safety-facility planning process.
Beaver Dam School District Makes College Board Honor Roll - 12/14/15
Beaver Dam School District's inclusion on the College Board's AP School District Honor Roll joins a growing list of accomplishments for Beaver Dam Schools.
Students Give Back - 12/1/15
Our students are involved in numerous community outreach and service projects.
PTOs...Partnering Makes Our Schools Stronger - 10/28/15
The partnership that PTOs have developed in our schools provides opportunities students otherwise may not have.
Local Teachers Benefit from Walmart Teacher Rewards Program - 10/26/15
Walmart awarded 20 teachers from Washington Elementary School with $50 reward cards to purchase classroom supplies.
Walmart Truck Drivers Raise Money for BDHS - 10/19/15
The Beaver Dam Walmart Transportation office has chosen BDHS to receive a donation as part of Walmart?s commitment to education.
Something to Brag About - 10/13/15
"Brag Tags" are a new way for students at Prairie View to receive this positive recognition and to show others the positives as well.
Climate Change at BDMS: It's Real - 10/1/15
Creating a positive and welcoming school climate requires close attention to the social, emotional, and behavioral needs of all students.
BDHS Tennis Court Sign Donation - 9/21/16
New signs honoring retired tennis coach, Gordie Kotinek, were donated for the BDHS tennis courts.
Career Ready - 9/16/15
BDHS continues to keep a sharp focus on the balanced needs of all students, regardless of postsecondary goals.
Summer Food Service Program - 9/3/15
This summer, BDUSD food service program, managed by Taher, Inc., served nearly 10,000 free meals to children.
Teacher Receives Award - 7/27/15
Mr. Jacob Cramer, agricultural educator at BDHS, received the Outstanding Young Member Award from the Wisconsin Association of Agricultural Educators.
District Receives Pioneer Seeds Grant - 7/14/15
BDUSD receives a $2000 grant from Pioneer Seeds
Local School Business Official to Serve as President of State Association - 7/1/15
WASBO announced that Robert Avery will serve as its President for the 2015-16 school year.
Middle School Sign Dedication - 4/15/15
The LED marquee sign at the Middle School was recently dedicated in memory of long-time Middle School Teacher Mark "Doc" Schweizter.
Teachers Receive Grant - 4/9/15
Four teachers from Lincoln Elementary School in Beaver Dam were awarded a grant from the Fund For Teachers (FFT) Organization.
Book Donation 3/18/15
BDUSD received a donation of 45 copies of the book "Wonder" by R.J. Palacio, from the Nathan and Tiffany Wilke family.
Virtual Academy - 2/25/15
BDUSD is excited to announce the expansion of the BDUSD Virtual Academy.
BDHS Technology Education Receives John Deere Welder Donation - 2/24/15
BDHS students are excited about the new addition to their technology education program.
  • Beaver Dam Unified School District
  • 705 McKinley Street Beaver Dam, WI 53916
  • Phone: 920 885-7300