Some Oaklawn students may not get to attend new school under proposal

A number of Oaklawn students expecting to attend a new $13 million school next year might instead have to go somewhere else under proposed attendance boundary changes up for a vote tonight. The Oshkosh school board is scheduled to vote … Continue reading

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Council takes up $500,000 in engineering contracts

The Oshkosh Common Council will tackle a hodgepodge of topics when it meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Among the normal special event permits rezoning requests and conditional use permits for future businesses, there’s a few things that warrant some attention. … Continue reading

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School board hears opinions on Lakeside/Green Meadow solutions

About 30 people attended a listening session Wednesday to discuss where to house the fourth and fifth graders within the attendance boundaries of Green Meadow Elementary School. The Oshkosh school board closed Green Meadow, a fourth- and fifth-grade-only school, in 2009 … Continue reading

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City council approves land purchase for aviation industrial park

The Oshkosh Common Council approved at its Tuesday meeting a resolution to purchase land for the creation of an aviation industrial park at the southeast corner of Wittman Regional Airport. The city will pay $608,460 for about 35 acres of … Continue reading

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More than $8 million in school budget cut options turned over to committee

A list of more than $8 million in possible budget cuts compiled by Oshkosh school administrators touches nearly every corner of the district except core student programs. The list was given Thursday night to members of an advisory committee tasked … Continue reading

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Members of school budget cutting advisory committee named

Community members selected to recommend budget cuts for the Oshkosh school district include actively involved parents, small business owners, university employees and college students as well as a former state lawmaker, Common Councilor, the spouse of a board member, and … Continue reading

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Board quietly agrees not to renew West High principal Ann Schultz’s contract

The Oshkosh school board quietly agreed not to renew West High School principal Ann Schultz’s employment contract this week. The board unanimously voted on a broad personnel resolution that included renewing administrator contracts during its regular business meeting Wednesday. The … Continue reading

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Oshkosh schools superintendent responds to complaints about lack of snow day

The superintendent of Oshkosh schools has released a detailed explanation of his process for choosing to cancel school in response to a barrage of complaints posted on the district’s Facebook page after Wednesday’s snow storm. More than 100 comments have … Continue reading

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