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ELG students make time capsules: First-graders in Mrs. Hochmuth’s and Mrs. Porath’s classes at Elkhart Lake-Glenbeulah Elementary School have created time capsules from 2-2-22 to 2-22-22. Items students put in the capsules included a packet filled with information about life now, a writing piece, pictures, a trophy or certificate, their favorite valentine, a favorite toy or trinket, a string marking their height, a wrapper from their favorite snack, and a sealed letter from their parents. The capsules were sealed and put in a safe place to store until 3-3-33, when they will open them as high school seniors.
Symphony in concert March 12: Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra will perform the fourth concert of its season at 7:30 p.m. March 12 at the Stefanie H. Weill Center for the Performing Arts. The concert features conductor Ernesto Estigarribia, the third of four finalists for the next SSO music director. Tickets are available at the Weill Center ticket office at 920-208-3243, or at sheboygansymphony.org.
Candidate forums set: Sheboygan Branch of the American Association of University Women is sponsoring candidate forums prior to the April 5 general election. The forums will be in the Council Chambers at City Hall. Masks are required. Candidates for the Sheboygan Area School District board will meet at 6 p.m. March 9. Candidates for county board will meet at 7:30 p.m. March 9. At 6 p.m. March 10, candidates for three aldermanic districts will participate: Betty Ackley and Debra Yochis are competing for the seat in District 4; Mark B. Hermann is again challenging Dean Dekker to represent District 6; and Joseph V. Heidemann and Andre Walton will face off for District 10. The aldermanic forum at 6 p.m. March 16 will feature incumbent Roberta Filicky-Peneski in District 2 and Zachary Rust, candidate for the open seat in District 8. Their opponents have declined to participate. The forums will be taped and aired on Spectrum Channel 990. They can also be viewed on demand at wscssheboygan.com, youtube.com, apps.apple.com and channelstore.roku.com.
North students to plant tree saplings: Students at Sheboygan North High School plan to plant 150 saplings on April 23 to offset the school’s paper use during the academic year. The planting will be from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. April 23 at Door 15 next to the school commons/cafeteria entrance. To order a sapling, volunteer to help plant saplings or to donate money, visit http://tpevents.org/school/1030.
‘An Officer and a Gentleman’ on stage tonight: Weill Center for the Performing Arts in Sheboygan is presenting the national touring Broadway production of “An Officer and a Gentleman” at 8 p.m. today. Tickets can be purchased online at weillcenter.com, by phone at 920-208-3243 or at the door at 826 N. Eighth St., Sheboygan.
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Monday: High 38, low 30, intervals of clouds and sun
Tuesday: High 34, low 29, cloudy
Wednesday: High 37, low 19, cloudy
Thursday: High 36, low 25, mostly cloudy
Friday: High 42, low 28, rain or snow showers possible
Saturday: High 41, low 25, snow possible in the morning
Sunday: High 37, low 21, sun, then clouds
Forecast courtesy of accuweather.com.
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This article originally appeared on Sheboygan Press: Sheboygan weather, top headlines, community impact for Feb. 28, 2022