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Wakefield-Marenisco board votes to create fab lab

Initiative will serve all grades, interests

 

November 20, 2019

P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe

MEMBERS OF the Wakefield-Marenisco Board of Education pose Monday next to their recent purchase, a 2020 Thomas bus that seats 66 passengers. From left are Superintendent Jason Gustafson, Secretary Stacie Rooni, Treasurer Marsha Vestich, Trustee Marg Lynott, Vice President Micki Sorensen, Business Manager Tina Trevarthen, President Brad Dalbec, and Trustee Dan Obradovich. Not present was Trustee Brandon Yuchasz.

By P.J. GLISSON

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WAKEFIELD - The Board of Education for the Wakefield-Marenisco K-12 School had a busy Monday meeting agenda that included three presentations in the school's life skills room.

Don Sidlowski promoted a school-based fab lab, Russ Maki recalled the school's 1960 football state championship, and student Alex Sheehan offered his senior project.

Based on a slide show pitch from Sidlowski, of Three Lakes, Wis., the board later voted to approve a contract for him to consult toward the creation of a fab lab in the Wakefield school.

According to his LinkedIn...



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