Schools to hold holiday concerts
MARINETTE — The students at Garfield, Park, Merryman elementary schools and Menekaunee Sunrise Early Learning Center will perform at an annual Holiday Concert, which includes a mix of traditional and contemporary children’s music. The concert will be held at Marinette High School Auditorium at 1:30 p.m. for students in grades 1 and 2 and at 2 p.m. for grades 3 and 4. Students from Garfield will perform Tuesday; Merryman, Wednesday; and Park, Thursday.
The 5K students will hold their concert at the Menekaunee Sunrise Early Learning Center, 115 Hancock St., Dec. 20 with students of Cindy Peterson, Shainie Elliot and Luann Emmes performing at 9:30 a.m. and those of Patti Beaudo, Karla Rastall, Mary Schwaba and Susan Kraus at 1:30 p.m.
For more information, persons may call the individual schools or music teachers Amy McClellan (Sunrise and Merryman) or Heather Langer (Park and Garfield).
Hillside North to hold musical
POUND — Hillside North of Pound, 2023 County Road Q, will have the Children’s Christmas Musical “For The Glory Of The King” Dec. 16 at 6:30 p.m.
The public is invited to this free event as Abigail, played by Kirsten Maloney, Emily, played by Coral Ermis and Alex, played by Travis Lemke, help to remind Bradley, played by Tyler Mitchell, of the real meaning of Christmas and why we worship the Christ-child today. The teacher, Mrs. Parks, is played by Maddie Hinther.
There will be cookies, punch and coffee following the performance. For more information, persons may call the church office at 920-897-2791 or visit
WPS grants awarded to schools
MARINETTE — The Wisconsin Public Service (WPS) Foundation sponsored 2017 Innovative Educator Grants, which were awarded to 28 schools including Marinette Middle School (Matt Hanson) whose project was “Outdoor Education Program; Blesh Intermediate School (Joanne Furton) “Alternative Energy Kits” and Pembine High School (Sarah Eloranta) “Swamp Walk.” The grants are awarded in an effort to support area educators and strengthen student achievement in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Recipients were chosen from more than 50 entries submitted by grade 6 through 12 teachers throughout northeastern and north central Wisconsin.