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Yesterday, we  completed our 22-23 Swanson Spelling Bee competition. We have our grade level winners who will be advancing to the School District Bee which will be held on Thursday, February 2nd.

3rd Grade Speller Dima Rasske, 4th Grade Speller Krishna Karody and 5th Grade Speller Keshav Karun are the grade level Champions and are advancing to the district spelling Bee.

Congratulations to  Dima, Krishna and Keshav!  They will represent Swanson at this year's District Spelling Bee.

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Fall Season Celebratory 5K was held on November 19, 2022 at American Family Field.  Congratulations, Swanson runners!  We are proud of you.  We would like to thank all of our volunteer coaches, including, Ms. Frinzi, Ms. Wittenberger, Ms. Garcia, Ms. Schroeder, Ms. Hollmaier and Ms. Silverthorn.  Each season comes to an end with a celebratory 5K. This closing event gives program participants of all abilities a tangible sense of accomplishment. Crossing the finish line instills confidence through completion and is a joyful moment program participants always remember! 

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Former Swanson student Georgia Purtell and her mom donated bags and toiletries to Elmbrook's annual "Purse Project".  Jessica Purtell is the founder and owner of Divine Consign, Wisconsin's largest consignment event for women and teens. Click for more info.

The Elmbrook Schools Purses Project will help those in need through a partnership with the Milwaukee Rescue Mission & Joy House. We are collecting gently used purses and purse supplies, and any unused hotel amenities (shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, tissues, paper, pens, soap, etc). 

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