NOW:53219:USA00949
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA00949
50°
H ° L °
Clear | 9MPH

Support Special Olympians at the Polar Plunge

Jan. 17, 2014

School District of Greenfield students and staff will help support Special Olympics by braving the icy waters of the Muskego County Park Swimming Pond during the Annual Polar Plunge on Sunday, February 9, 2014. You're invited to join in on the fun!

Last year, nearly 30 Greenfield High School and Middle School Polar Plungers took the plunge, while a number of others watched from the sidelines in their winter-jackets, wooly mittens and stocking caps. The Greenfield teams raised $2,700. This year’s goal is to recruit 50 participants and raise $5,000 for Special Olympics, according to the event’s Agency Manager and Coach Paula Schwartz. Ms. Schwartz is an Edgewood Elementary School special education paraprofessional.

Ms. Schwartz said, “This is a free event where all participants are asked to raise money for Special Olympics. Here at GHS, alone, we have 10 students at the high school and five at the middle school who regularly participate in Special Olympics activities. Money raised from the Polar Plunge, and other activities, helps support their involvement.”

Interested in joining either the High School Hypothermic Hawks or the Middle School Junior Hawks Polar Plunge teams? If so, please contact Ms. Schwartz at pschwartz@greenfield.k12.wi.us or 281-5750. Whichever team you join, 25 percent of the proceeds you raise will be earmarked for that school’s Special Olympians. The rest helps support Wisconsin Special Olympics.

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Scott Walker ramps up campaign with start of 10-day tour of Wisconsin Updated:  10/25

» Suburban roundup: Week one of the WIAA football postseason 10/25

» Preps football photos of the week: Level 1 10/24

» Speakers split evenly on West Allis proposed sewer lateral program 10/22

» Poll: Which area team will win a state football title? 10/22

» West Allis to start process to approve new city administrator 10/20

» Across Wisconsin, uneven property assessments fly in the face of fairness Updated:  10/19

» Preps football photos of the week: Week 9 10/17

» Police arrest 1 after neighbors attack each other about 'child behavior' 10/15

» Greenfield schools 'right-sizing' enrollment for smaller classes 10/14

» Preps football photos of the week: Week 8 10/10

» Submit election letters now: deadline is Oct. 20 10/9

» Jurors see video key to sex assault case against ex-strip club owner Updated:  10/8

» Preps football photos of the week: Week 7 10/3

» Motorcyclist killed in East Tosa crash identified 10/3

» Police warn couple of misuse of 911 after they argued with each other 10/1

» Enter Halloween contest to win tickets to Legends & Lore 9/30

» Preps football photos of the week: Sept. 26 9/26

» East emerges from late-game flurry against Hale 9/26

» West Allis-West Milwaukee schools get $3.1 million grant 9/25

» West Allis woman killed in crash identified 9/23

» Auction for YMCAs called off after no new bidders emerge 9/22

» 2 lanes remain closed from crash on eastbound I-94 at Highway 100 Updated:  9/22

» Financing nailed down for hotel/banquet facility in West Allis 9/22

» Preps football photos of the week: Sept. 19 9/19

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss
Deal Watch - Milwaukee

Milwaukee's Best Discounts & Deals

Advertisement

Local Business Directory

CONNECT