January 11, 2009
We moved from De Pere Schools (which are excellent with many chances for earning college credit in high school) to Valders for my son. It is a wonderful fit for him. He was welcomed, the teacher's try to get to know him, he has a chance at some unique learning (where one can taxidermy a fish!), small town atmosphere, and yet still gets good math and science courses. He is making friends who have similar interests - ATV riding, dogs, and working on cars. I love Valders and would recommend this small community to anyone wanting a change to the rural/small town life. We do have a Piggy Wiggly, a butcher, a vet, and a Post Office in town. Manitowoc is only 10 miles away for hospitals, library, college courses, etc.
- submitted by a parent