Classroom guests - Spring 2024

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Schools welcome guests this spring

Posted June 10, 2024

Many community members and others shared their time and expertise with Plymouth School District students this spring!

Elementary schools

  • Alice in Dairyland visited Horizon third-graders April 10.
  • PHS FFA members visited third-grade classrooms May 2 for the Food for America program.
  • Plymouth Fire, Plymouth Police, school nurse Anne Nelson and swimming instructor Beth Kerntke visited Horizon second- and fourth-graders during Safety Day on May 3.
  • Opera for the Young brought “Beauty and the Beast” to Fairview and Horizon on May 31; the performance featured several third- and fourth-graders.

Riverview Middle School

  • Eva Zaret, a Holocaust survivor, spoke to Keely Mey’s and Bonnie Post’s eighth-graders May 5, sharing her life story and answering lots of questions from students.
  • Hartmann's Bakery worked with the Riverview Cooking Club on May 8.

Plymouth High School

  • Dr. Lindley Reilly from Cedar Grove Veterinary Services visited the Veterinary Science class May 13 to guide heart dissections and share invaluable examples, signs, and stories.
  • Dr. Madeline Gluck from Waukesha Walk-In Veterinary Clinic visited Alternative School students April 12 with Luna the German Shepherd to talk about responsible pet ownership and careers in vet science; she also demonstrated suturing for the students.
  • The Professional Writing class hosted the following guest speakers this spring:
    • Hunter Grunow of Grunow Performance and Repair
    • Andrew Perman, firefighter/paramedic
    • Ray York, business owner
    • Lance Newby, law enforcement correctional officer
    • Jennifer Horen of Pine Haven
    • Tyler Choy of the U.S. Army Reserves
    • Zach Kraus, who shared his Rohde Bros Youth Apprenticeship student success story

Learn more:

• Explore the Community Engagement section of our interactive, award-winning District Report Card to learn more about how community members help our schools.