Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018, is the day to take a stand and to help bring the community together. Make sure you get out and vote for those that have shown they can work for the betterment of all, and not the grievances of a few! John Westphal, current Board of Education President, and 22-year member… Read More Time to Vote!
An editor posted an article in the Dodge County Pionier this week, outlining the situation in Mayville. We couldn’t have stated it better ourselves, so we’ll let the article say it for us… (Reference: Dodge County Pionier, Page 14, March 29, 2018) (online subscription required) (The first three paragraphs of the article have been omitted… Read More From The Dodge County Pionier…
This election for the Mayville Board of Education is just as important for the future of Mayville Schools as the Referendum! We need a Board that is composed of citizens that represent all of us, not just the ideas of one. We do not need a single voice making decisions on the Board! We need… Read More See 4 Yourself!
Through the debates of those running for the School Board, a question was raised about what each candidate would be willing to sacrifice in order to keep finances in order in the future. Two candidates indicated that they would support closing Parkview Primary in Mayville to save costs. (Reference video of Candidate Debate.) This effort… Read More Vote YES! 4 Parkview, Again!
Laangela Sheri Davis, Current Board of Education Member and “District Parent”, is running for Zone 4 City. Name: Laangela Sheri Davis Office Sought: Mayville School Board, Zone 4 – City Occupation: CDL bus driver for Horicon School District; forklift driver at Quad Graphics; former USPS Postmaster (12 years) Family Information: I have five children, four of whom will be going to… Read More Meet Laangela Sheri Davis!
John Westphal, the current Board of Education President, is running for Zone 1 North. Name: John Westphal Occupation: Application Sales Engineer Family Information: My wife of 40 years, Laurie, and our sons David and Scott, have resided in the Mayville area for over 30 years. Community Involvement: My community involvement includes being a member of the… Read More Meet John Westphal!
James Congdon, Past Board of Education President and 32-year member, is running for Zone 3 South. Name: James Carl Congdon Office Sought: School District of Mayville Board of Education, Zone 3 (Southern Area) Occupation: Retired biologist/supervisor from Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Family Information: Cheryl and I have three daughters who graduated from Mayville High School. Laura, Christine and Sarah hold professional-level positions.… Read More Meet James Congdon!
ABOUT YES 4 OUR COMMUNITY Yes 4 Our Community is a civic organization in Mayville, Wisconsin, that was founded to advocate for a yes vote in on the school referendum April 4, 2017. While the school district itself is limited in what it can do…a community movement is not! In 2018, we are focused on… Read More About YES 4 Our Community!
In an effort to keep a positive tone in the process, we are going to start by sharing a bit more information about the positive candidates that are running for the Board of Education. These are the ones who have shown in the debate that they are not holding past grievances against the school district. … Read More Let’s Meet The Positive People!
Well Mayville, it’s been about a year since we last gathered together to do what is right for OUR Community. The referendum activity has been picking up pace. Financing was put in place at a lower interest rate that was expected, and the board of education moved to lock in all the financing at once… Read More Mayville School District Status Update
YES 4 Now! 5 Reasons to Vote YES 4 Now! Now is the time! We’ve all heard it before. But why is now such a critical time for this referendum? There are many factors driving this referendum and timeline. For those that were part of the Facilities Study Committee and other Board of Education meetings,… Read More YES 4 Now!
Vote YES 4 Performance! 5 Reasons to Vote YES 4 Performance! The desired result for any school district is the highest quality education at the lowest cost possible. A study is prepared by the Yes4OurCommunity using publicly available data from many different resources. The objective is to identify how the Mayville School District compares to… Read More Vote YES 4 Performance!
YES 4! Parkview! 5 Reasons to Vote YES 4 Parkview! The group opposing the referendum has circulated flyers around town advocating the closure of Parkview Primary School. Parkview Primary, which has eleven classrooms, currently educates our youngest learners from 4K through 2nd Grade. The naysayers’ plan is apparently to shut down the elementary school and… Read More YES 4 Parkview!
We believe Mayville is NOT a retirement community! People ask what drives the Yes 4 the Community Group. Well, a lot of what drives this group is a desire to keep this community growing. On January 3, 2017, Mr. Dick Pichotta, self-declared “no” activist, sent a letter to the Mayville Board of Education. […]
… Read More Mayville is NOT a Retirement Community!
5 Reasons to Vote YES 4 Property Values! Discussions on taxes, mill rates and referendums always drive concerns homeowners have about their property taxes. While no one wants to pay any more taxes than necessary, cutting off financial support to update the schools to save a few hundred dollars a year is shortsighted. Think long… Read More YES 4 Property Values!
5 Reasons to Vote YES 4 Economic Development! A healthy school system is vital to a thriving community and there is no doubt that Mayville can grow and expand, with making the right choices. The Mayville School District is in the center of our nation’s manufacturing region. With this manufacturing hub, we have the advantage. Our… Read More YES 4 Economic Development!
Vote YES 4 Cardinal Industries / Mayville Manufacturing! Cardinal Industries was started in late 2015 by Mayville High School Tech Ed Instructor, Dave Seiler, to help students gain real life experience in manufacturing, business management, marketing, and other STEAM areas (Science, Technology, Engineering, Agriculture, Arts and Math) through activities in High School. The program was… Read More YES 4 Cardinal Industries!
YES 4 MANUFACTURING! 5 Reasons to Vote Yes for Manufacturing! The biggest single addition to the High School in the proposed referendum is a technical education room used to teach modern manufacturing and construction techniques. The proposed space would be designed like a modern manufacturing facility and outfitted with modern equipment provided in partnership with… Read More YES 4 Manufacturing!