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Mount Horeb Area School District Board of Education candidates - Joel Craven, Carleen Fisher, Kristen Karcz, Leah Lipska, Adam Mertz, and Jeff Shields - shared their visions for the district at a forum conducted by high school seniors in John Malecki’s Current Affairs class on Wednesday, March 9....
“Running a school system was never easy,” said Carly Fisher. “You have to deal with funding and all that, and now you add this on top of it.” “This” in the year 2022 is an entire constellation of vexing issues. But along with the ubiquitously-chronicled struggles and challenges of the pandemic,...
Joel Craven believes he has a unique set of skills that can help students and teachers in the Mount Horeb Area School District. He says the community can find new sources of funding, and new ways to communicate effectively with one another. For all the challenges this - and every - school district...
Kristen Karcz says she knew when she filed papers to run for school board that she would need to answer plenty of questions. But she also got in the race because she wanted to ask questions, too. “I wanted answers,” she said.  Karcz says that’s how many people feel in the Mount Horeb Area School...
There was, in Aesop’s Fables, a great and powerful storm. In it, the mighty oak was destroyed. But the swaying willow – which was less mighty but more flexible - survived. As the only surviving incumbent on the April 5 ballot, and potentially the longest-serving member of the Mount Horeb Area...
Adam Mertz was the most popular candidate in the recent Primary Election, besting 10 other people and racking up more than 20 percent of the vote.  “Honestly, it was kind of mind blowing, and I was super humbled by it,” he said. Despite what could easily be called frontrunner status, Mertz was...
Jeff Shields runs his own masonry business, and he says he sees firsthand the shortage of workers currently destabilizing the nation’s economy. As a candidate for school board and a newcomer to politics, he says public schools need to do more to help their students find careers in the trades.  “The...
Spring is in the air, which, for many, brings to mind rain showers, blooming flowers, and the return of migratory birds. It’s also a time for spring elections.  This year’s election, slated to take place on Tuesday, April 5, will determine who will fill three available seats on the Mount Horeb Area...
What are your top three priorities, if elected to the board? Nate Gauger: With burgeoning economic activity within our borders and surrounding us, growth is literally constrained by our geography and also by less tangible socioeconomic factors. With this challenge is the expense and difficulty of...
Most years, there are barely enough candidates to fill the seats. In 2022, thanks to a variety of factors - including the passionate depths of opinion people harbor about how the district should move forward following a global pandemic and unrelenting societal upheaval - that’s not exactly a...

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