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High School Pink Out Raises $8,000 For Susan G. Komen Madison

High School Pink Out Raises $8,000 For Susan G. Komen Madison

Sun Prairie's annual Pink Out fundraiser broke records for the Susan G. Komen organization as the largest donation made by a high school in the past 14 years.

Megan Patterson, a high school junior, was the organizer and energy behind this year's fundraiser

Congratulations to Megan and Sun Prairie High School for the outstanding effort for such an important cause! 

To see more photos from the Pink Out, please visit the district website at http://www.sunprairie.k12.wi.us/pink_out_11.cfm#d203141

Sun Prairie Inventor To Replace X-Rated Bracelets

Sun Prairie Inventor To Replace X-Rated Bracelets

A local inventor is sending more than 200 original Slap Wraps bracelets to a Florida elementary school after X-rated knockoffs were handed out last month during a school fundraiser.

"As the original inventor of the Slap Wraps toy and as a former school teacher, I felt compelled to step in and make right the situation," said Stuart Anders of Sun Prairie.

Anders said when he heard that a knockoff company had sold more than 100 bracelets with pictures of naked women underneath the cloth portion of the bracelets, he felt compelled to something.

“I’m thrilled they are still popular, but very disappointed that the kids at Jay Elementary (of Tallahassee, Fla.) received such a poor example of this toy. It’s just one of the many knockoff products that are available for sale." Anders said.

He said has been forced to deal with companies producing low-quality versions of his product since they first went on sale in June of 1990.

Exchange Student Makes Mark As Sun Prairie Football Kicker


Foreign exchange student Lukas Otto, a 17-year-old from Zurich, Switzerland, is in his first year of high school football, and he quickly picked up the game as the kicker for the Sun Prairie High School football team.

Producer Talks About Sun Prairie High School Lip Dub Video

The producer of a "lip dub" video talked about the production, in which 250 students from Sun Prairie High School participated in a lip sync video as the camera rolls through the school.

Watch the Live at 5 interview with video's producer, a senior at Sun Prairie Area High School.

Middleton Beats Sun Prairie In Prep Mania Game Of The Week


Sitting at 4-1, Middleton and Sun Prairie were battling for a tie for second in the Big 8 Conference on Friday night and that honor will go to Middleton as they beat the other Cardinals 17-14 in the Channel 3000 Prep Mania Game of the Week.

Otto Vasquez scored on a 72-yard touchdown to put Middleton up 7-0.

It was tied at 7-7 when Sun Prairie's Ryan Curran found Drew Mickalofsky. The Cardinals were up 14-7.

Second half action, and Middleton's A.J. Redders found Drew Haack to tie the score.

The tie was broken in the fourth quarter when Derek Rongstad hit a 31-yard field goal which turned out to be the game winner.

Sun Prairie High School Seeks Nominations For 2011-2012 Wall of Success

Sun Prairie High School Seeks Nominations For 2011-2012 Wall of Success

Each year, the Wall of Success program in the Sun Prairie Area School District honors an outstanding graduate of Sun Prairie High School.

By honoring distinguished graduates, the high school seeks to identify and honor models of success for our students to admire and emulate. 

The program demonstrates to students the relationship between the education they receive at Sun Prairie High School and success in life.

To nominate a Sun Prairie graduate for the Wall of Success Award, please contact Anne Weber at Sun Prairie High School at 608-834-6805 or by email at atweber@spasd.k12.wi.us.

Nominations will be accepted through Nov. 21.  A final selection of the winner will be made by a committee of faculty and community representatives.

The recipient will be honored at an assembly at Sun Prairie High School in the Spring of 2012.