Ms. Jennifer Straus - Retirement

The Lake Geneva-Genoa City Union (Badger) High School Board Approved the Retirement of Principal Ms. Jennifer Straus
Posted on 01/16/2024
The Lake Geneva-Genoa City Union (Badger) High School Board Approved the Retirement of Principal Ms. Jennifer Straus

The Lake Geneva-Genoa City Union (Badger) High School Board approved the notice of retirement provided by Principal Ms. Jennifer Straus, effective June 30, 2024, at their scheduled school board meeting on Monday, January 15, 2024.

Ms. Straus has served as an administrator at  Badger High School for 15 years, joining Badger as an Associate Principal in 2009 and then as Principal in 2019. Prior to joining Badger, Ms. Straus served as an Associate Principal and Social Studies Teacher in other Wisconsin School Districts. Ms. Straus has dedicated 33 years to the field of education.

“I have enjoyed working with the students, teachers, and staff at Badger High School,” Straus said. “My goal has been to be the best principal I can be for the Badger community and to live my life with compassion and kindness, and I believe I have done just that,” she continued.” “I want to thank our dedicated teachers and staff, fantastic students and parents, and the great communities for their unwavering support of Badger High School,” Straus concluded.

The School Board and Superintendent, Dr. Peter Wilson, thanked Straus for her 15 years of dedicated service to Lake Geneva Schools.

“Ms. Straus has been an esteemed member of Lake Geneva Schools. We appreciate her years of service and wish her a fantastic retirement,” stated Superintendent Dr. Peter Wilson. “As we plan for next school year, I am confident we will find a highly qualified and passionate leader to work in partnership with our Associate Principals, Mrs. Lisa Kendall and Mrs. Jenn Chironis, as well as our Teachers and Staff, to continue to move Badger forward and do what is in the best interest of all our students,” Wilson continued.

Ms. Straus will continue to serve as Badger’s Principal through June 30, 2024. A collaborative process involving students, parents, community members, employees, and school board members will be implemented this winter/spring to identify and select the next Badger High School Principal. More specific information will be shared as it becomes available.

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