Public schools are the cornerstones of our communities and offer so many benefits to children and residents. Here are just some of them!
Public schools provide meeting places in our communities where we can gather to share ideas, make plans to improve our communities and to socialize.
Music & Culture
Public schools bring culture into our communities through your music and drama performances. Public schools are the melting pot where new ethnic groups and cultures merge with those already in our communities.
Public schools help maintain the physical and mental well-being of the youth in our communities.
Public schools offer a free education to ALL of our children to ensure that they will have the critical thinking skills, the knowledge, the empathy and the confidence to succeed in this world.
Public schools give our communities a sense of identity.
We are the Dodgeville Dodgers!
We are the Mineral Point Pointers!
We are the River Valley Blackhawks!
You name it!
Public school sports programs provide recreational activities for the entire community while creating a sense of pride in our communities.
Public schools provide volunteer opportunities that enhance the sense of self-worth and fulfillment for many people in our communities.
Public school civics classes instill in our youth the importance of community engagement and teaches them to be good citizens who support our schools and our communities.
Public schools are significant employers in our communities.
The excellent reputation of public schools attracts people to move to, and stay in, our communities.
Public schools are an economic development driver in our communities because they bring in visitors who eat in our restaurants and buy gasoline at our stations. Public schools purchase supplies and services in our communities and their supporters purchase school branded merchandise.