Runners start off the Fox Point-Bayside PTO and Educational Foundation's 2nd Annual Cupcake Run on May 7 at the Bayside Middle School. Runners and families selected from a 5K Fun Run, 2 Mile Family Walk and a 1 Mile Kid's run
Diane Jacobs photographs a portion of a photo montage at the Four Points by Sheraton in Brown Deer during the 2010-11 Benefit Bash Fundraiser for the Maple Dale-Indian Hill Educational Foundation March 26.
BEST OF THE BEST - (From left) Nicolet's Alex Cohen, Ashley Green and Gaby Bronson celebrate after the final buzzer sounds in Nicolet's 58-54 victory over Middleton in the Division 1 state championship game Saturday at the Kohl Center in Madison.
Craig Coonan, 3, of Whitefish Bay patiently waits for a drop of sap to reach his tongue during a preschool outing to Schlitz Audubon Nature Center on Feb. 24. The kids got to learn about maple trees, tap a tree for sap, and get a taste of this gift from nature.
Jenny Angeli as "Hope Cladwell" is raised in the air by Rod Cardwell (left), Jake Rickun and Garrett Hanson to rehearse a scene from the second act of "Urinetown." The play starts its run Feb. 4 at Nicolet High School
Elementary Education Manager Jessy Knox shows August Neumann, 4, of Whitefish Bay some of the animal tracks they might find in the snow during a Winter Survival class at the Schlitz Audobon Society on Jan. 29.
Zero the Hero, also known at Stormonth School's Principal Daniel Westfahl, loves the number zero and numbers that end in zero and meets with the school's kindergartener on Dec. 15 for a monthly session to help spur the love of learning.
Kayla Loos (left) and Tanya Bauer wear novelty hats as they wait in line to get autographs of Milwaukee Brewers baseball team members while attending A Brewers Block Party held in Ellsworth Park on Aug. 21.
A youngster comes up for breath during the opening number, "Respect", of the Fox Point Municipal Pool's Water Ballet Show at the pool Aug. 14. Youngsters ages 7-15 performed 11 numbers for on-lookers after practicing all summer for the event.
Elise Scheuer circles her kindergarten classmates as they play a musical game of "Circle Around the Zero" at Stormonth School on Jan. 8, also known as Pajama Day as part of the School's "Cooler By the Lake" school year theme.
Twila Bergeron leads one group in singing "Who Will Buy" from the musical "Oliver" during the the Stormonth School "Cooler By The Lake" concert on Dec. 18 that featured music from various cultures and kicked off a "Pennies for Peace" drive to raise funds for schools in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Northshore firefighters Kevin Bonnell (left) and Robert Jones load up toys collected by the Northshore Fire Department for distribution to the Penfield Childrens Center, the Ronald McDonald House and the Next Door Foundation. The toys were donated by area residents and by firefighter families.
North Shore Firefighter Andy Ashley fields answers from St. Eugene School third graders about creating fire safety plans for their homes during a Oct. 15 visit by firefighters from North Shore Fire Station 5 as part of Fire Prevention Month.
Debris is cleaned from the front of a Starbucks Coffee shop, 383 W. Brown Deer Road, Fox Point, after a motorist crashed through the northern windows and entranceway of the business on Sept. 6. Fox Point police said a woman lurched into the plate glass while trying to park. She suffered a minor abrasion. No one in the shop was hurt, and no tickets were issued.
River Hills residents along Green Tree Road have requested the Village consider closing the road to through traffic because of an increase in traffic from business development along Port Washington Road.
Scott Matusewie of the Bayside Public Works department excavates the terrace area along Brown Deer Road between Mohawk and Seneca for installation of cobblestone between the street and sidewalk. The project will provide a more drivable transition, less maintenance and more aesthetically pleasing surface in the terrace area. The project is funded by the highway connecting aids the Village receives from the State for accepting maintenance of Brown Deer Road.
Designer Janine Smith (left) and writer Barbara Manger produced the new biography, "Mary Nohl - Inside and Outside", and stand amidst the whimsical large concrete figures in the now-museum's front yard in Fox Point on Apr. 24.
Taking turns with their classmates, Indian Hill Elementary 1st graders (from left) Casey O'Hare, Dillon Makela and Owen Worlton work on a deep hole Apr. 23 to plant one of two white oak trees donated by the Maple Dale-Indian Hill PTO.
With more than a little tongue-in-cheek, the 1950's fascination with space and UFO's gets spoofed as (from left) Andrew Lex, Mallory Metoxen and Joshua Krause perform "Blast Off Baby" in Cardinal Stritch University Theater and Music Departments' production of "Zombies From The Beyond" April 17.
Visiting from Minnesota, Jeff Hathaway and his son Tom are reflected in the suspended artwork of Jeff's cousin, Kayla Williams, at the group BFA exhibition opening reception at Cardinal Stritch University's Northwestern Mutual Art Gallery coinciding with Milwaukee's Gallery Night Apr. 17.
Vy Nguyen (left), from Viet Nam, Parnian Abunasr-Shiraz (center), from Sweden, and Gaya Fasulyan, from Armenia, laugh at some American idioms as they study the English language in their ELL class with teacher Karen Arbit Apr. 9.
6th grader Nisreen Atta wears a thob, a traditional Palestinian dress, as the Bayside Middle School Student Council sponsors a cultural dress-up day Apr. 3, encouraging students to dress in their varied cultural background's attire for the day.
Sky Masterson, played by James Lieven, and Sister Sarah Brown, played by Teresa Balistreri, sing outside the Mission in St. Eugene School's spring performance of the classic musical, "Guys and Dolls" Mar. 27
B'gorrah! 6 year-old Alexander Pipito and his sister, 4 year-old Melanie, and dad, Greg Pipito, get a non-slimy encounter (since snakes are dry) as they meet Sienna, a female corn snake, at the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center's "Snake Patrick Day" family event Mar. 17.
St. Eugene School 7th graders Jacob Drehobl, left, and Joseph Nsubuga get ready to upload new programming to the sensor-modified robotic Lego creations the team built as they refine it's accuracy Mar. 18.
Matt Tintes (right) and James Howes with the opera For the Young enact and sing an Old West adaptation of the Donizetti opera, "The Elixir of Love", for the Maple Dale School junior kindergarten through 4th graders Mar. 18.
Maple Dale-Indian Hill School District Director of Operations Jim Beckmann points out the outdated boilers and leaking roof at Maple Dale Mar. 10. The items are a few of the listed for inclusion in an April referendum for facility and operations costs.
Indian Hills School 1st grader Lake Schmidt gets his groove going as the students celebrate their gym class Disco Dance event Feb. 5 as a prelude to the Maple Dale-Indian Hill Foundation Benefit Bash at the end of March.
Taking advantage of the weather and the nearby rink, Stormonth School gym classes learn ice skating, here as 2nd grade teacher Mindy Makinster plays "Follow The Leader" as her class gets ice-time Feb. 6. The Physical Education staff has collected extra pairs of skates in the 14 years since they've started the program for students who made need them.
(from left) The Scarecrow, played by Taylor Slivinski, the Lion, played by Gus Backe, Dorothy, played by Sidney Wolf and Glinda the Good Witch, played by Rachel Halstrom, rehearse Feb. 12 for Maple Dale School's production of "The Wizard of Oz".
Trevor Rees, Adam Devlin and Joanna Kerner perform a scene from “King Arthur's Calamity,” a Cardinal Stritch University Theater Department production with additional performances at 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 17 and 18, in the Nancy Kendall Theater.
Cameron Gray, 4, checks out his portrait by his cousin, photographer Pamela Polyak, at the Cardinal Stritch University art exhibit, which opened Dec. 12. Artist Courtney Reese's colored still-lifes also were featured.
Volunteers Sean Mannion (left) and Brian Huntsinger (center), both Nicolet High School juniors, and other helpers unload thousands of recyclables and other castoffs as hundreds of people drop off items at the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center's National Recycle Day on Nov. 15. Midway through the event, cars were backed up to Brown Deer Road. Participating collection vendors trucked away the items from the four-hour event.
Stormonth School sixth-graders Sam Choice, (from left) Silas Nelson and Mac Mahalick run through their licks at the Nicolet Recreation Department's Garage Band Workshop at the elementary school Nov. 4.
Workers with Arbor Images Inc., a tree and shrub care company, use a horizontal grinder to create mulch out of the piles of residential yard waste in the Bayside Department of Public Works yard July 30.
Fox Point Federated Garden Club members (from left) Chris O'Brien, Brian Peterson and Karen Malhiot discuss a variety of species during the 10th anniversary dedication of the club's Garden Mound in the median along Santa Monica Boulevard at Green Tree Road on July 12.
Sam Bubenzer (right) returns a volley as he and the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center's Extreme Outdoors group play beach volleyball after Ultimate Frisbee and other outdoor games at Doctors Park on July 11.
There's plenty happening in Bayside, Fox Point and River Hills, and NOW photographers are all over the the place taking photos of the people, places and events that make the North Shore communities so special.