Converse Cougars Weekly Update

For the Week of January 18-22, 2021

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Dr. Keyser's Weekly Update:

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Converse Cougars Stay Healthy!

Schedule for the Week:

Here is this week's schedule:

Week of January 18-22, 2021:

Monday, January 18: NO SCHOOL; Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Tuesday, January 19: Distance Learning; January Supply Pickup 7:30am-3:30pm

Wednesday, January 20: No new learning- Student Work Catch-Up Day

Thursday, January 21: Distance Learning; January Supply Pickup 7:30am-3:30pm

Friday,January 22 : No school for students; end of second quarter.

Looking ahead

Monday, January 25: Term 3 begins

Monday, February 1: February supply pick-up begins

If you have any questions or need ANY support, please contact the main office at 608-361-2105. Please stay safe and stay healthy!

Term 3 Update (from the January 12 Board of Education Meeting):

From Dr. Keyser:

"The Board of Education unanimously voted to remain in Distance Learning through Term 3, which ends on March 26. The Board of Education has asked my leadership team and me to provide a comprehensive plan for the start of Term 4, which begins on April 6."

You can access the Board of Education meeting agendas, upcoming meeting dates and times, and much more on the Board of Education Webpage.

"We're the Students of the Week!"

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Congratulations to these students for their excellent work and participation in distance learning. They have done a great job participating in lessons, maintaining good attendance, and turning in assignments. They will receive a special prize included in their bag of February learning materials. CONGRATULATIONS AND KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK. We are CONVERSE COUGAR PROUD of you!

Week of January 4-8:

K. Anderson (2nd)

G. Webb (4K)

K. Brandt (3rd)

Week of January 11-15

R. Zummo (4K)

S. Hatch (5K)

A. Johnson (2nd)

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Speak Up, Speak Out

Created by the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of School Safety (OSS), the SPEAK UP, SPEAK OUT Resource Center is a comprehensive, one-stop place to turn with important concerns.

SPEAK UP, SPEAK OUT allows students, parents, school staff, and community members to confidentially report tips on potential harm or criminal activities directed at school students, school employees, and schools. The SPEAK UP, SPEAK OUT Resource Center can respond confidentially and quickly to get help to you or to someone who is hurting or struggling.

Tips can be submitted 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week by telephone, mobile app, or via the SPEAK UP, SPEAK OUT website. The phone number to report potential or criminal activity directed at students, school employees and/or schools is 1-800-697-8761. To access the website Tip Line, Click HERE.

For more information, please visit the Speak Up, SpeakOut Website.

Second Harvest Food Bank

For more information and a calendar of dates and times, visit

Or call 608-223-9121


● People’s Church (340 W. Grand Ave.) 2nd Wednesday of the month at 10 am

● People’s Church (340 W. Grand Ave.) 4th Tuesday of the month at 10 am


● St. John Vianney Catholic Church (1250 E. Racine St) 1st Monday of the month

○ Registration from 11:30-12:30, Food Distribution from 12:30-2:00 pm

● First Lutheran Church (612 N Randall Ave) 2nd Thursday of the month. 4-6 pm

Any changes to times or locations for mobile pantry distributions will be communicated via our texting service. You will ONLY receive a text notification if there is a change. Text FOODROCK to 47177.

Second Harvest does not require any identification or proof of residency. Bring bags or boxes if possible. They distribute about 60 pounds of food per household.

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Contacting Converse:

You can reach out to us in a variety of ways!

Converse Office (Ms. Missi)

(608) 361-2105

Ms. Malott-Principal

(608) 361-2110

Mr. Stengl-Assistant Principal

(608) 361-2178

Converse Health Office (Ms. Brooke):

(608) 361-2115

Ms. Staci Brandt-Counselor

(608) 361-2187

PLEASE continue to check:

  • email
  • text messages
  • voicemail
  • the school district website (
  • the School District of Beloit APP
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