Here's a look at what's coming up this week in Shorewood. If we're missing something, you can add it to the calendar.
School Board meeting Tuesday — Officials will convene for a 7 p.m. regular board meeting and consider renewing a contract with a company that provides occupational and physical therapy services to Shorewood students with special needs.
Increases of $52 to $54 per hour for occupational therapy, and $59 to $61 per hour in the first year, and another 50 cents in the second year for physical therapy, are proposed in a two-year contract with Dominiczak Therapy Associates, LLC.
The board will also provide updates on the search for a new superintendent, the employee handbook and recommendations for next year’s budget.
The district’s finance committee meets on Monday at 6 p.m. to receive a presentation from the Horton group, on health and dental insurance quotes.
Both meetings are in the Shorewood High School Library, 1701 E. Capitol Dr.
Movement in the business district? — Shorewood’s Plan Commission meets 7 p.m. on Tuesday to consider a conditional use permit for a resale shop at 2223 E. Capitol Drive.
A ‘tradition of excellence’ — On Friday, the school district will celebrate the accomplishments of six alumni and one teacher in the area of public service and political science.
Among the recognized are Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Ben Salomon, Madison Police Chief Noble Wray and political analysts and brothers Daniel and Jonathon Schnur.
An assembly will start at 11 a.m. in the Shorewood High School studio theater, 1701 E. Capitol Dr., but organizers say get there early.
A little fun on April Fools' Day — Shorewood High School’s Jugglefest is set for April 1 with a slew of professional and amateur jugglers, entertainers and magicians.
Glen Gerard — a magician, illusionist and comedian — will emcee Shorewood’s seventh annual Jugglefest Variety Show, starting at 1 p.m. in the Shorewood High School Auditorium, 1701 E. Capitol Drive.
An open juggling session follows from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the door. Children under 6 years old are free.
Teaching children self-esteem — Shorewood High School students have the opportunity to attend a special three-hour workshop, which will provide them with answers and tools to break through any fear, stress or challenge.
The workshop teaches students how to break through to success, manage their stress, master the art of achieving any goal and re-energize themselves with the snap of a finger.
Carlton Hutcherson, a peak performance coach, and Master Chan Lee will team up to present the workshop. At the conclusion of the workshop, students will break wooden boards using the skills and confidence gained throughout the morning.
It will be held 9 a.m. on Saturday, at Shorewood High School, 1701 E. Capitol Dr. Registration forms are available in the SHS main office or through any health education teacher at the high school.
Meet some popular book characters and enjoy fun activities for the entire family including mini-golf, crafts, book-themed snacks, a nursery rhyme scavenger hunt, book trivia and prizes.
Kids and adults are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite book character. As the library closes at 3:30 p.m., arrive no later than 3:15 p.m. to ensure entrance to the building. The library is located at 3920 N. Murray Ave.
No registration is necessary. For more information about this event, visit www.shorewoodlibrary.org or call 847-2670.
Preps sports — The Shorewood High School softball team will kick off its season on Thursday when they travel to New Berlin Eisenhower. The game starts at 4:15 p.m.
The Shorewood High School girls and boys track team will compete in a meet on Wednesday at the Whitefish Bay High School field house, 1200 E. Fairmount Ave. and a meet on Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison.