Author, Katie McKy, Works With O-W Elementary Students

Childrens author, Katie McKy, worked with Owen-Withee Elementary students on the art of using imagination in writing.  Ms. McKy did a fun-filled presentation for the entire school, then worked in individual classrooms on writing skills and using imagination to improve what students write.

Capitol ceremony celebrates 2014-15
Wisconsin Title I Schools of Recognition

MADISON — State Superintendent Tony Evers offered congratulations to the Owen-Withee Elementary School  for being among 173 schools in the state that received Wisconsin Title I School of Recognition honors for the 2014-15 school year. “These schools are examples of the success we need in all of our schools to close the achievement gap,” Evers said.
                The schools were recognized during a special Oct. 13 ceremony at the State Capitol in Madison hosted by Deputy State Superintendent Mike Thompson. Pictured with Thompson, from left: Peggy Goerlitz, Deputy Supt. Thompson and Joan Turnquist. During the program, special recognition went to seven High-Achieving schools and 29 High-Progress Schools. Eight schools earned both High-Achieving and High-Progress honors. Three schools earned the award for a 10th consecutive year, while 10 schools earned the award for a fifth consecutive year.
McCabe, Laube Inducted Into Alumni Hall of Fame

Congratulations to Mr. Mike McCabe and Coach Terry Laube on being inducted into the Owen-Withee Alumni Hall of Fame.  McCabe  (Class of 1978) and Laube (Class of 1973) were welcomed into the Hall of Fame during a ceremony conducted as part of the Homecoming festivities.