Hobart Briefs – The Press


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

The School Forest Award recognizes individuals and organizations that have provided leadership for local school forests registered under Wisconsin’s School Forest program.

Under Landers’ direction, 1,000 trees were planted in the school forest every year for many years.

Scheduled Listening Sessions
HOBART – Hobart Village Board Trustee Vanya Koepke has announced that he will be hosting a series of upcoming listening sessions.

The sessions, which will all take place at 6 p.m. at the D2 Sports Pub in Hobart, include:
• June 30th
• July 28
• August 25
• September 29

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

The first annual event will include food, beer, close-ups of village firefighters, 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 Service.

Public hearings
HOBART – The village council has a handful of public hearings scheduled for its June 21 meeting, regarding:
• The rezoning of 1244 S. Pine Tree Road from A-1 agricultural to R-1 residential and R-2R: residential.
• A rezoning request for 522 Orlando Dr.
• Modifications/Amendments to Zoning Ordinance, 295-187, Conditional Uses Relating 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 center for drug and alcohol dependent residents, located at 1071 Hill Drive.

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


The 100th promotion receives diplomas
PULASKI – The Pulaski High School The class of 2022 — the district’s 100th class — took to the stage on May 25, bidding farewell to their high school years.

Before the graduation ceremony, the more than 280 graduates toured their old elementary schools, reminiscing as they once again walked down the halls.

A parade celebrating Pualski’s 100th class was also held on May 24 – featuring 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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