Green Bay Schools

Green Bay Schools Founded in 1856 with the opening of the Sale School, the Green Bay Area Public School District is more than 150 years old. More than 21,000 students attend three early education centers, 25 elementary schools (4K-5), three K-8 schools, four middle schools (6-8), four high schools (9-12), one alternative school, and one charter school (9-12), making it the fourth largest school district in the state of Wisconsin.

For more information, visit the district website at www.gbaps.org.

Mission: We educate all students to be college, career and community ready, inspired to succeed in our diverse world.

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Learn more about Preble High School seniors Lydia Foytik, Keegan Piton and Claire Price. Lydia will be attending NWTC, K...
07/10/2020
Nicolet National Bank Senior Spotlights: Green Bay Preble softball – Lydia Foytik, Keegan Piton, Claire Price

Learn more about Preble High School seniors Lydia Foytik, Keegan Piton and Claire Price. Lydia will be attending NWTC, Keegan will attend UW-River Falls and Claire at UW-Oshkosh. #GBGradsAreGoingPlaces #PreblePride http://ow.ly/ca3r30qXvrE

By Rich Palzewic Sports Editor GREEN BAY – Most area high school sports fans would say the Green Bay Preble softball team was one of the teams to beat this year. With a mix of younger talent and three seniors, the Hornets were primed for a run at state before the COVID-19 pandemic ended t

Green Bay Schools's cover photo
07/10/2020

Green Bay Schools's cover photo

From now until September 5, GBAPS graduation ceremonies will be aired on Green Bay Public Television. #GBAPSProud
07/10/2020

From now until September 5, GBAPS graduation ceremonies will be aired on Green Bay Public Television. #GBAPSProud

If your student still has belongings at school that have not been picked up, please call school to schedule a time to re...
07/07/2020

If your student still has belongings at school that have not been picked up, please call school to schedule a time to retrieve these items.

We are grateful for our Food Service workers who continue to provide meals to our children despite hot weather condition...
07/06/2020

We are grateful for our Food Service workers who continue to provide meals to our children despite hot weather conditions. #GBAPSProud #WeAreHereForYou

Please note there will be no meal service on Friday, July 3. Meals will resume on Monday, July 6. Stay safe!
07/02/2020

Please note there will be no meal service on Friday, July 3. Meals will resume on Monday, July 6. Stay safe!

The Governor's order, which had closed all school buildings and grounds, ended on June 30. Effective July 1, the public ...
07/02/2020

The Governor's order, which had closed all school buildings and grounds, ended on June 30. Effective July 1, the public may once again use the District's outside grounds, playgrounds, sidewalks, tracks, fields and courts for individual or small groups until further notice. Please note there are some areas of school grounds that are not open to the public and "No Trespassing" signs are posted. Due to the COVID-19 virus, all individuals must maintain a safe environment. Face coverings or masks should be worn when in the presence of others, and maintain a physical distance of at least 6 feet of separation.

GBAPS is excited to again be able to offer school tours to families interested in enrolling their children in our school...
07/01/2020

GBAPS is excited to again be able to offer school tours to families interested in enrolling their children in our schools. Visit the following page to view the procedures and guidelines in place to make visits to our schools as safe as possible: http://ow.ly/ZyJZ30qVrU9.

Please join us in welcoming Superintendent Stephen Murley to the Green Bay Area Public School District. #GBAPSProud
07/01/2020

Please join us in welcoming Superintendent Stephen Murley to the Green Bay Area Public School District. #GBAPSProud

In case you missed the announcement, the Green Bay Area Public Schools Education Foundation has been created to expand l...
06/29/2020
Green Bay Public Schools Education Foundation aims to expand learning opportunities and promote equity for all district students

In case you missed the announcement, the Green Bay Area Public Schools Education Foundation has been created to expand learning opportunities and promote equity for our students. Thanks to our generous community, the Foundation has already received $700,000 in donations towards our goal of $1 million. Learn more about the Foundation and how you can donate at gbaps.org/educationfoundation. http://ow.ly/PSMk30qTMHv

So far, the foundation has already received $700,000 in donations toward its initial $1 million goal.

#GBAPSProud #SeniorStrong 📸: Mike Roemer Photography
06/29/2020

#GBAPSProud #SeniorStrong 📸: Mike Roemer Photography

06/29/2020

Learn more about recent Southwest High School graduate Jayden Wartman. He will be attending Division III Ripon College this fall to play tennis. #GBAPSProud #GBGradsAreGoingPlaces http://ow.ly/50SS30qTJkZ

We'll miss you, Mrs. Bessert! Thank you for your 24 years of service to the Green Bay Area Public School District and th...
06/27/2020
'I just want that final hug': Longtime educators struggle with retiring during a pandemic that shut down schools

We'll miss you, Mrs. Bessert! Thank you for your 24 years of service to the Green Bay Area Public School District and the students and families of Webster Elementary. You have surely made a difference! We want to thank all of our retirees who weren't able to finish the school year as they'd hoped. You are appreciated and will be missed! #GBAPSProud http://ow.ly/Cx9130qTMLT

Wisconsin teachers retiring during coronavirus long for a better goodbye.

Musa Abdikadir was a shining light in the Southwest High School basketball program. Thanks to the Milwaukee Bucks for fe...
06/26/2020
Senior Spotlight: Musa Abdikadir

Musa Abdikadir was a shining light in the Southwest High School basketball program. Thanks to the Milwaukee Bucks for featuring him as their Senior Spotlight. Musa, you have made your school and the city of Green Bay proud! #GBAPSProud http://ow.ly/wZNW30qTJp2

With the cancellation of high school spring sports in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Milwaukee Bucks and Gruber Law Offices have teamed up to launch Senior Spotlights, a campaign aimed at honoring outstanding Wisconsin high school senior student-athletes and team managers. Meet Musa Abdikadi...

06/26/2020
GBAPS Education Foundation

The District is proud to announce the Green Bay Area Public Schools Education Foundation. The mission of the Foundation is to support every child to graduate college, career and community ready (whether that’s attending a 2- or 4- year college, entering the workforce or enlisting in the military) by securing funds and other resources to enhance and/or expand learning opportunities and ensure equitable access to District-wide programs and activities. To learn more or to donate, visit gbaps.org/educationfoundation.

Join us tomorrow for the announcement of the Green Bay Area Public Schools Education Foundation at 10:00 a.m. via the Di...
06/25/2020

Join us tomorrow for the announcement of the Green Bay Area Public Schools Education Foundation at 10:00 a.m. via the District page. Superintendent Michelle Langenfeld and School Board President Eric Vanden Heuvel will speak about the purpose of the Foundation, its founding donors, and how community members can get involved.

The mission of the Foundation is to support every child to graduate college, career and community ready (whether that’s attending a 2- or 4- year college, entering the workforce or enlisting in the military) by securing funds and other resources to enhance and/or expand learning opportunities and ensure equitable access to District-wide programs and activities. http://ow.ly/R9kD30qSJRH

06/25/2020
Tracy Rabas

Tracy always wanted to be a teacher. With the support of Green Bay Area Public Schools, she has realized her dream. #BeTheirSomeone #GBAPSCareers http://ow.ly/twHv30qht9s

The Brown County Library’s annual summer reading program for all ages is going virtual! The Summer Reading Challenge is ...
06/24/2020

The Brown County Library’s annual summer reading program for all ages is going virtual! The Summer Reading Challenge is powered by Beanstack, an online platform that makes it simple and convenient to track reading progress using a computer or mobile app. The Summer Reading Challenge for kids, teens, and adults began on June 15 and ends on August 15, 2020. Visit www.browncountylibrary.org/summer to sign up at any time. http://ow.ly/r6Ms30qT4Zk

06/24/2020

The District is proud to announce the Green Bay Area Public Schools Education Foundation. The mission of the Foundation is to support every child to graduate college, career and community ready (whether that’s attending a 2- or 4- year college, entering the workforce or enlisting in the military) by securing funds and other resources to enhance and/or expand learning opportunities and ensure equitable access to District-wide programs and activities. To learn more or to donate, visit gbaps.org/educationfoundation.

Today’s tip from District Student Services is to keep on celebrating things big and small, even if the celebration looks...
06/24/2020

Today’s tip from District Student Services is to keep on celebrating things big and small, even if the celebration looks a little different than what you expected. Howe Elementary Social Worker Crystal Dubey shared with us the celebration of her daughter’s 1st birthday. #KeepOnWI #WeAreHereForYou

The District is proud to announce the Green Bay Area Public Schools Education Foundation on June 26 at 10:00 a.m. via th...
06/23/2020

The District is proud to announce the Green Bay Area Public Schools Education Foundation on June 26 at 10:00 a.m. via the District page. Superintendent Michelle Langenfeld and School Board President Eric Vanden Heuvel will speak about the purpose of the Foundation, its founding donors, and how community members can get involved. http://ow.ly/R9kD30qSJRH

The District is proud to announce that a documentary from Southwest High School students Kendall Hoida and Eliot Algrem ...
06/22/2020
Documentary created by Green Bay Southwest students selected for Smithsonian documentary showcase

The District is proud to announce that a documentary from Southwest High School students Kendall Hoida and Eliot Algrem has been selected for the 2020 Digital Documentary Showcase hosted by the National Museum of African American History and Culture. The Digital Showcase will run from June 17 to 24, 2020. Their documentary along with the 34 other chosen films will be available to stream online via the Smithsonian Learning Lab at s.si.edu/NHDShowcase2020. http://ow.ly/mNAT30qSm4C

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – A documentary created by some Green Bay Southwest High School students has been selected for the 2020 Digital Smithsonian documentary showcase hosted by the National …

Happy Father's Day to all our awesome dads! We appreciate everything you do.
06/21/2020

Happy Father's Day to all our awesome dads! We appreciate everything you do.

Learn more about Southwest High School graduate and athlete Alex Bartle. He plans to study History or English in college...
06/19/2020
Nicolet National Bank Senior Spotlight: Alex Bartle – Green Bay Southwest track and field, cross country

Learn more about Southwest High School graduate and athlete Alex Bartle. He plans to study History or English in college. #GBAPSProud http://ow.ly/wTYl30qRDJB

By Rich Palzewic Sports Editor GREEN BAY – Alex Bartle, a varsity track and field and cross country athlete, is a recent graduate of Green Bay Southwest High School. Born in Green Bay, Alex, the son of Carl and Elizabeth Bartle, also spent three years of his early life living overseas in

Superintendent Michelle Langenfeld discussed the challenge of educating 22,000 students during the school closure due to...
06/19/2020
Education and COVID-19 – Part II – Technology – The Wheeler Report

Superintendent Michelle Langenfeld discussed the challenge of educating 22,000 students during the school closure due to COVID-19 with The Wheeler Report. Langenfeld ended the interview by saying, “We want to our very best to ensure that we have taken every step and precaution to ensure safety and well being while providing the very best education. Ensuring equity and access while keeping everyone going forward.” http://ow.ly/D9Yd30qRktb

Education and COVID-19 – Part II – Technology June 16, 2020 wheeler Education Last Updated on June 16, 2020 at 7:37 am Schools began their transition from in-person classes to various other platforms in March when DHS ordered schools closed for the remainder of the school year. While 42 school d...

Our District would like to thank Superintendent Michelle Langenfeld for her leadership over the last 9 years and for her...
06/18/2020
Thank you Michelle!

Our District would like to thank Superintendent Michelle Langenfeld for her leadership over the last 9 years and for her dedication to transforming public education to ensure equity and excellence for all. Thank you, Michelle! #GBAPSProud http://ow.ly/nam230qQC4p

This week’s tip from District Student Services is to keep on staying in the present, even if your house may be a mess! A...
06/18/2020

This week’s tip from District Student Services is to keep on staying in the present, even if your house may be a mess! Although our fuses may be shorter than normal, our children, fur-babies and students are looking to us to model how to handle stress. Here are some mindfulness activities you can do as a family to help your household stay in the present. Pictured is East social worker Beth Wetzel Gracyalny showing us how to stay present and engaged. #KeepOnWI #WeAreHereForYou http://ow.ly/Uqnj30qH7XY

The District is proud to celebrate two seniors in the City Stadium Automotive ® program who will graduate with up to 27 ...
06/17/2020

The District is proud to celebrate two seniors in the City Stadium Automotive ® program who will graduate with up to 27 college credits to NWTC. Diego Reyes-Ramos (East High) and Nicholas Hendricks (Preble High) have completed the Automotive Maintenance Technician (AMT) Program, earning college credits to NWTC and a one-year technical diploma, all while in high school. After graduation, these students will have the option to continue their education at NWTC to complete either a two-year Automotive Technician technical diploma or an Automotive Technology associate degree. Learn more about the City Stadium Automotive ® program at gbaps.org/CSA. #GBAPSProud #GBGradsAreGoingPlaces

Golden Apple Award winner Ned Dorff of Aldo Leopold Community School will be featured on Fox 11 this week! Be sure to ca...
06/17/2020

Golden Apple Award winner Ned Dorff of Aldo Leopold Community School will be featured on Fox 11 this week! Be sure to catch his story on June 17 on Fox 11 at 5 p.m., 9 p.m. and on Good Day WI the morning of June 18. We are so proud of you, Ned! #GBAPSProud #Excellence

The Staff Recognition Awards Program recognizes and honors outstanding District employees in the area of Academic Excell...
06/16/2020
Staff Awards 2019-20

The Staff Recognition Awards Program recognizes and honors outstanding District employees in the area of Academic Excellence, whose work exemplifies the District’s core values and best practices in equity, engagement and excellence. Congratulations to this year's award recipients!

-Outstanding Initial Educator - Jenna Mixer, English Language Advisor at John Dewey Academy of Learning
-Outstanding Elementary Educator - Becky Taylor, 3rd grade teacher at Nicolet Elementary School
-Outstanding Secondary Educator - Ruth Berken, science teacher at East High School
-Outstanding Elementary Support Staff - Maria Novak, special education bilingual paraprofessional at Sullivan Elementary School
-Outstanding Secondary Support Staff - Cindy Nielsen-Hackl, special education paraprofessional at Franklin Middle School
-Outstanding School-Based Student Services Staff - Jim Kampa, school counselor at West High School
-Outstanding School Administrator - DeAnn Lehman, principal at Fort Howard Elementary school
-Schools at the Center Champion - Jeremy Wildenberg, transportation manager at the District Office Building
-Outstanding Innovation, Leadership, or Service During COVID - Emily Collin, food service supervisor at Franklin Middle School

In addition, Lifetime Achievement Awards were presented to the following individuals for their commitment and dedication, serving children, families, staff and the Green Bay community.
-Dr. Michelle Langenfeld, Superintendent of Schools and Learning
-Linda Blohowiak, Executive Assistant to the Associate Superintendent
-Sandy Heller, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent of Schools and Board of Education
-Lori Peacock, Director of College, Career and Community Readiness
-Kim Schanock, Coordinator of Community Partnerships and Grants http://ow.ly/GsYg30qQC8J

The Summer Meals Program will begin tomorrow, June 15, with new times and locations. You do not have to qualify for free...
06/15/2020

The Summer Meals Program will begin tomorrow, June 15, with new times and locations. You do not have to qualify for free/reduced lunch to participate in this program. Visit the District website to learn more. #WeAreHereForYou http://ow.ly/sUMb30qM2ZF

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