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Honor Roll - students with a cumulative gpa of 3.200 - 3.749 at semester.
High Honor Roll - students with a cumulative gpa of 3.750 - 4.000 at semester.
SHIP Roll - Students Honored for Improving Performance- Students that improve their cumulative GPA from 1st quarter to the 3rd quarter will be on the BV SHIP Roll.
Recognition for achieving honor roll will be posted on the BV News website and bulletin board. 


Application Period began on Feb 3, 2014 for 2014-15 Public School Open Enrollment

OPEN ENROLLMENT:   In addition to serving families that live in the Howard and Suamico communities, the district also takes in students though the Wisconsin Open Enrollment program.  Administered by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI), open enrollment allows parents to send their children to another Wisconsin district at no charge.  To learn more about the Open Enrollment program and to download the necessary forms, visit the DPI’s open enrollment webpage. (Link to: learn more about the Howard-Suamico School District or to schedule a visit, please contact Assistant to the Superintendent, Sharon Rentmeester, at 920-662-7709.

If you know families outside of the Howard-Suamico School District who would like their children to attend our schools, the application period for the 2014-15 school year is February 3 through April 30, 2014.  For more information about the open enrollment process, visit and click on the Open Enrollment link in the left column, under Information.

The on-line application form may be accessed through the District home page of the Howard-Suamico School District website at: beginning February 3, or the DPI website at:

If you need assistance, or for more information about the open enrollment process, please contact Sharon Rentmeester, Open Enrollment Coordinator, Howard-Suamico School District, 920-662-7709.  The Howard-Suamico School District Office is located at 2700 Lineville Road, Green Bay, WI.

The Shepherds Kids logo.jpgThe Shepherd's Kids 4K & Preschool (currently Good Shepherd Preschool) will be relocating to 986 Lakeview Drive, in Howard beginning August 1, 2014.  This program is 35 years strong and the materials, equipment, curriculum, staff and same commitment to excellence will all remain constant.  The only change is the new location which is 1.83 miles (4 minutes) from the current address at 2736 Glendale Ave.  The phone number will remain the same (920) 434-4899.  Please continue to utilize Good Shepherd's current Facebook page and website ( through the end of this 2013-14 school year for updates and information. This 4K partner site will be available on the registration online application and forms. If you have questions please contact Jennifer Trudell or Elaina Kamine at 434-4899.

Your Child's Attendance

Did you know

Good attendance shows potential employers that your child is reliable. Research suggests that children who attend school regularly could also be at less risk of getting involved in antisocial behavior or crime.

Monitor your child’s tardies and absences through the district website:

Bay Port Apparel

Dress for the Weather!

WINDYCOLD.jpgStudents are required to go outside for part of their lunch, therefore, they need to have the proper outdoor clothing for the weather.  Students that are dropped off at school in the morning are required to wait outside until the bell rings. Students will be allowed to wait inside if the temperature is at zero or below or the wind chill is minus 10 or more. A staff member will let students know when they are able to wait inside.

1. As a general rule, students will remain indoors if the air temperature is below zero Fahrenheit or the wind-chill factor is 10 degrees below zero or less.

2. Some below zero wind-chill factors may be tolerable when air temperatures are moderate and the wind is not continuously sustained; this may be deemed tolerable by the administration if the wind is fluctuating in bright sunlight.

3. Brief exposure to tolerable below-degree temperatures may occur if the students have been confined to the indoors for more than a few days in succession-for example, children may be allowed to go outside for 5 to 10 minutes during part of the noon hour.

Wisconsin Public School Observance Day

Bay View Past News

Lost and Found

Please encourage your child to check the "lost and found" table on The Deck, located in the commons.  There are lots of unclaimed items!

Student Council

For Student Council information and events - click here

Board of Education


Note from Superintendent Damian LaCroix

Consider following Damian LaCroix on Twitter at @DLHSSD1 and/or by reading by blog at


Coffee with the Superintendent from 7:00am-8:00am at the Townline Restaurant
Upcoming dates:

April 11

May 16

Donate Life Announcement.jpgSome exciting news from the Bay View Student Council.  Mary Swinford applied for a Community Grant at 91.1 The Avenue Radio station, on behalf of the BV Student Council to help promote our Donate Life walk on April 12th.  We are so excited to say that we did receive the grant!  

In short, our students created an add that will be running an on-air schedule for a period of two weeks from March 29th through April 11th  , 2014. The message will be evenly distributed six times throughout each day, reaching the  listening audience of over 25,000 weekly listeners.  

On Monday, March 17th, three students, Katy Kane, Carter Olson, Ciara Harkin went with Gail Burant and Mary Swinford to 91.1 here in Green Bay and recorded the add.  We are so very excited that we received the grant. Our students got a GREAT life experience at the radio station!!  We are so very proud of them and hope that this will help us to increase awareness regarding our Donate Life Walk on April 12th!!  


The Bay Port High School Drama club  (4-11-14) is putting on a “Drama Club Workshop” It is a fun-filled day with a number of different drama activities.  Click here for registration and information.

(4-8-14) Tuesday, April 29 - Smart Cow Yogurt Bar on Oneida Street in Green Bay is donating part of the day's sales to Howard Elementary School. more..

Sting Cancer - Wear Yellow Day is set for Friday, May 9. (4-7-14) This year marks the 10th anniversary of this special day dedicated to supporting cancer awareness and this year’s t-shirt design reflects that dedication and the mission of fighting together. The t-shirts are only $7 and we also have the polo shirts available again for $25.  Click here to print  an order form.

LEGO ROBOTICS SUMMER COURSES –August 4-7, 2014 (4-14-14)
Lego Robotics Mania (Grades 4 & 5) AM Session 9:00 – 12:00; PM Session 1:00 – 4:00 ($75) @ Forest Glen Elementary School
EV3 Robotics Summer Camp (Grades 6-8) AM Session 9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. ($75) @ Bay View Middle School 

The Teachers of Howard-Suamico Have Scholarships to Offer Their Students.  (4-7-14)The teachers are offering financial support to K-12 students for summer 2013 camps in academics, technology, or fine arts. Their mission is to support as many applicants as we can with partial payment. The amount awarded will depend upon the total cost of a camp and the number of qualified applicants. Priority will be given to new applicants. To apply Complete the application found on the summer school web page at and send it to Bay Harbor Elementary School, ATTN: Michele Otradovec, 1590 Harbor Lights Road, Suamico, WI 54173 or email [email protected], it must be received by April 30, 2013.

Registration for the 3rd Annual 2myles4autism Run/Walk on Saturday, April 26 is open and available!  If you are planning to register and would like to receive a t-shirt on the day of the event, you must register by THIS SATURDAY, APRIL 12 (registrations received after Saturday will still receive t-shirts, but they will not be available on the day of the event).  Our registration link is: or you can print the attached registration form. We hope that you can join us!  All proceeds benefit students with autism in the Howard-Suamico School District! (4-7-14)


(3-25-14) In 2010, Wisconsin adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). CCSS provide a consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn in English language arts and mathematics as they progress through grades K-12.

Sixth Annual Taste of the Village Auction on Thursday, May, 1 2014  read more

Farm to School - Harvest of the Month read more 

Summer School 2014 

The course booklet is now available on line.  Paper copies of the booklet will not be sent home with students.  If you need a paper copy, please stop by your child's school office to pick one up. For more information and to view the course booklet, please visit our  Summer School Webpage


Two Classroom Sessions:       June 13-July 3, 2014, July 7-25, 2014
Driver’s education consists of two parts: Classroom and Behind-the-Wheel.  read more...


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4K and 5K Registration Nearing!  read more



Sponsor a Seat in the Bay View Harold Sheedy Auditorium

The 1970's auditorium seats at Bay View need refurbishing.  Be part of a growing group of parents, students, families, Bay Port and Bay View  alumni, and friends to Sponsor a seat, and we’ll put your name on it.  Or sponsor a seat in memory of a loved one.  Click here for more details and a form.

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performed the

"Wizard of Oz" 

March 13, 14 and 15.  

          View photos.


Art Club 1.jpegSeveral Bay View Art Club students worked with Visual Arts teacher, Mrs. Perry to design and paint on a donated cello and violin. These decorative instruments were auctioned off at a fundraiser on March 17th to help raise money for the Bay Port Orchestra to play at the Chicago Symphony this April. 

Skyping with a Vietnam War Vet

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Mr. Wiltzius' Social Studies class skypes with retired Vietnam War Vet, David Estes who now helps run the Livingston War Museum in Pontiac, Illinois.

Finance Park Simulation

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Mr. Kelly's seventh grade Financial Literacy classes are working through the Finance Park simulation.  Finance Park is a personal finance simulation where students learn about financial institutions, savings, investing, and spending. During the online exercise, students receive a fictional life situation that spells out their gross annual income, age, marital status, and number of children. They use this information to make choices in seventeen budget categories.  


National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) at Bay View

NJHS_logo1.jpgStudents interested in applying to the National Junior Honor Society this spring, can be working on three things listed below:

  • Focus on your school work
    • A 3.50 GPA is the minimum requirement
  • Keep track of your school based extra-curricular activities and community organizations you currently participate in
    • A minimum of 3 organizations or groups will be required to be considered for membership
    • Examples include: clubs, teams, musical groups, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
  • Keep track of your service/volunteer hours at school and in the community
    • A minimum of 3 activities will be required to be considered for membership
    • A minimum of 10 total hours will be required to be considered for membership
    • These are activities done for others where you receive no compensation


Bay View Student Awareness Group wins!!

SWAG photo.jpgCongratulations to Bay View's Student Wellness Awareness Group (SWAG) for winning the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board Fuel Up to Play 60 Make Your Move Activation Campaign!  SWAG is all about bringing overall wellness to their school by incorporating fitness and nutrition activities throughout the school year.  This year, Bay View put together a flash mob which was entered and won!

Bay View has been awarded a Trip to the Green Bay Packers Hutson Center for up to 20 students and their chaperones on a date to be determined.


4K and 5K Registration

K4Logo Good Dec 12 2008.jpg4K (4-Year-Old Kindergarten):   Registration for 4K is available online at  beginning February 3 for children who will be age four on or before September 1, 2014. As soon as you complete the online registration form, the system will send you a confirmation e-mail telling you to verify certain documents and complete additional state required forms. If you do not have access to a computer, staff will be available at Lineville Intermediate School to assist you on February 3 with registering your child during the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  If you do not have access to a computer to complete the online application, you may register your child at any of the elementary schools in their office area beginning February 4, 2014.  In addition, please bring verification documents to the elementary school to complete the registration process. School hours are 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.K4Children 1.jpg

5K – Five Year Old Kindergarten Registration:

  • If your child currently attends the Howard & Suamico 4K program, they are already accepted and enrolled in the Howard-Suamico School and we welcome you to continue their education with us.  Your child is registered to attend Name of School for the 2014-2015 school year.
  • Children who did not attend the Howard & Suamico 4K and will be age five on or before September 1, 2014 will take place at all elementary schools on February 20 from 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and February 25 from 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. for the 2014-2015 kindergarten class.


Bay View Girls have Success at State Robotics Tournament

robotics state.jpgCongratulations to the Bay View SWAG (Secretly We Are Geeks) DSC04480.JPGrobotics teams who competed at the Appleton State Tournament December 8th and were recognized with a total of 3 award nominations. The girls received 1st place for the Core Values: Gracious Professionalism Award for demonstrating this foundational guiding principle of First LEGO League.  Pictured top: Mr. Prien (Robotics Coach), Rebecca Rasmussen, Shelby Ostrom, Lydia Akbari, Asia Athey, Bottom: Blia-Chia Thor, Molly Perry, Jenna Norton, Rachel Ceaglske, Mackenzie Jonet (not pictured Ciara Harkin).

Bay View Proud!

Achieve 3000 is a differentiated literacy program that helps students prepare and keep on track for College and Career Readiness. Students in all of Mrs. Spielbauer's classes enrolled in the program's fall reading contest Read to Succeed.   From October 22 to November 22, students completed numerous informational articles and activities. During the weeks of the contest the following students: Alexander Smith, Nicholas Steenbock, Grant Buckner, Sidney Kropp, Blia Thor, Desiree Dominiczak, Anya Krawczyk, Nicholas Key, and Sara Karas were top achievers at Bay View on at least one give day.   Also, a special congratulations to Nicholas Key for being the top scorer for the state and at the national level. 

Nicholas won an electronic dictionary for being the National Weekly Top Scorer from Achieve 3000.

Congratulations to all of the students for their efforts and hard work.

Meteorologist Luke Sampe talks to students at Bay View

DSC04386.jpgWFRV meteorologist, Luke Sampe presented to Bay View Middle School's 7th grade Hubble House students about weather and what it means to be a meteorologist.  The students love learning about air vortices, severe weather, and were able to have several of their questions answered. 

2013-14 Peace Poster Contest "Our World, Our Future" Winner at Bay View

DSC04367.JPGCongratulations to Carly Bower for being selected as the local 2013-14 Peace Poster Contest at Bay View Middle School.
Each year, Green Bay Lioness club proudly sponsors the Lions International Peace Poster Contest in local schools and youth groups. This art contest for kids encourages young people worldwide to express their visions of peace. Carly's poster will be entered in the International Peace Poster Contest.  Winner of the International contest will be notified on or before Feb. 1. Congratulations Carly DSC04366.JPGand good luck!

Pictured:  Lioness Club representative Peggy Wellens, Carly Bower and her parents. 

Congratulations to the winning STRIDE class that named the new Bay View Viking Mascot

DSC04332.JPG             Victor E Viking!  
Mr. Wiltzius STRIDE students won the "Name the Bay View Viking" contest and received a pizza party and lanyards.  Long live Victor E Viking!


Women at Work Event at NWTC

On October 1, Sixty-two young women from Bay View Middle School attended the NWTC Women at Work event with Mrs. Johnson, CARE Teacher;   Mrs. Schlag and Mrs. Bahrke, School Counselors; Mrs. Parkansky, Counseling Intern; Mr. Prien, Engineering and Robotics Teacher; and Mrs. Jordan, Careers and Technology Teacher. The purpose of this event was to encourage young women to consider apprenticeships and careers in manufacturing and construction.  Some examples of career areas explored were Electrical Engineering, Welding, HVAC, and Utility Management.  Hands-on activities such as operating a robot, virtual welding, constructing a metal tool box, and using power line maintenance equipment helped make this learning experience fun and engaging.

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iPads in the Classroom

students using ipads in Choir.JPGBay View choir students using their ipads to record themselves singing a section of music.  They listened to their recording, wrote a reflection of what they heard, and shared their recording with music director, Cindi Pehowski.

The Howard-Suamico School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, sex, including transgender status, change of sex or gender identity, disability, age (except as authorized by law), military status, or physical, mental, emotional, or learning disability as required by Sec. 118.13 Wis. Stats.

Principal's Message

DSC00226.JPGStudents aren’t the only ones in a digital transformation;  so are parents, teachers, and our school office.  Only a few years ago we send home a weekly paper newsletter, paper report cards, and we send home flyers or alerts with students or put them on TV or the radio.  Now we have our Bay View Webpage, our on-line newsletter, Bay View News which is updated instantly, emailed daily announcements, PowerSchool, our on-line grade book, phone alerts, and more recently Facebook and Twitter.  You can support your child best if you are digitally transforming with him/her.  Be sure to take advantage of all of these resources to stay informed and stay connected.  Like us on Facebook at Howard-Suamico School District and follow us on Twitter at middle@hssdbv.

#the principal’slearningtoo.

Steve J. Meyers

8th Grade Graduation Ceremony - Tues., June 10, 2014


8th Grade Graduation is Tuesday, June 10, 2014  9:00 AM -11:00 AM

Due to space restrictions and fire code, each 8th graders will receive 2 tickets for graduation.  We will also  provide seating in the auditorium with a live video feed and we will stream the grad ion live via the internet.

NOTE:  If our last day of school changes due to the school closings we had this school year, 8th grade graduation will remain on Tuesday, June 10th.  This will also be the last day of school for 8th Graders.  They will be dismissed after the ceremony.

Eighth grade students will be dismissed after the ceremony. (approx. 11 AM)   For those parents/students who are not able to make arrangements to dismiss at that time of the day, your child will be able to remain at school under adult supervision until the end of the school day. 
Dress Up Guidelines
:  dress pants, dress shirt, dress shoes.  Many wear ties, but not required.
Girls:  modest dress up outfit or dress. Many wear dresses, but not required.
Both:  No jeans, printed t-shirts, or shorts. 

The dress code will be strictly enforced.  Students will be checked for dress code in STRIDE.  If a student does not meet the dress code, she/he will have the opportunity to correct/change before the ceremony at 9 AM, or choose not to participate. 

Notes from the Nurse...

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Germs, Germs, Germs    A message from the Brown County Health Department

Physical Education and Health Website

Please visit Bay View's physical education and health website for important information regarding dates, study guides, teacher contacts, information and units.  To access - click here


PowerSchool Note to Parents

PowerSchool is not currently being used for lunch balance or fee tracking. If you checked the boxes in PowerSchool to receive email notifications, they will not be accurate. We encourage you to “uncheck” those boxes so that you no longer get email reminders.

Our online services for lunch account funding is:MyLunchMoney

And for paying/viewing fees is:

Food Services

school_lunch_sticker-p217247736048652168envb3_400.jpgMission - To promote health and wellness, by providing nutritious, kid-friendly meals. For detailed information regarding the HSSD Food Service Program

Kari Alvey - Food Service Manager 920-662-7702
Renee Hintz - Bay View Cashier 920-662-8049

Attention Parents Interested in Volunteering

Parents that are interested in volunteering for field trips, classroom help, etc., would need to register in the district's volunteer system.  Background checks can take up to  four weeks to get approved so it is important to register early. 

To register click on the following link -Volunteer at HSSD .  or go to the district website, under programs and click on Volunteer Program.

  • Click on the school you are interested in volunteering at under the “I Want to Volunteer At” 
  • Click on the Sign Up in the upper right-hand corner and follow the screen directions

If you need assistance, please contact Diane Schmidtke, Volunteer and Community Involvement Coordinator, at 622-8186 or [email protected].

Bay Port Driver's Ed

Two Classroom Sessions:       June 13-July 3, 2014, July 7-25, 2014

Driver’s education consists of two parts: Classroom and Behind-the-Wheel.  State Law requires anyone under 18 to complete both parts.  Bay Port High School offers both parts of drivers’ education only during the summer.  State Law also stipulates certain age requirements to be eligible for each part of drivers’ education.  All students, regardless of grade level, who will turn 16 on or before August 31, 2015 are eligible for the classroom portion of driver’s education this upcoming summer.  Students cannot receive their instruction permit until the age of 15 years 6 months AND be enrolled in a Behind-the-Wheel program.  Therefore, to be eligible for the Behind-the-Wheel portion, students must turn 16 on or before December 31, 2014.


     16th birthday on or before December 31, 2014

·         Eligible for both classroom and behind-the-wheel at Bay Port

·         Would be eligible for driver’s license by mid October at the earliest

     16th birthday January 1, 2015 through August 31, 2015

·         Eligible for classroom only at Bay Port

·         Options for behind-the-wheel instruction

1)   Take at Bay Port the following summer

-      Eligible for driver’s license mid October of 2015

2)   Enroll in a private driving school during the school year after age if 15 years 6 months is reached to be eligible for driver’s license on 16th birthday

     16th birthday September 1, 2015 or later

·         Not eligible for either part of driver’s education at Bay Port at this time