In partnership with the community, our mission is to provide a safe and positive educational climate that will produce life-long learners, able to achieve their maximum potential and contribute responsibility to society.
The Unified School District of Antigo maintains a belief in education of all students and offers comprehensive and varied instructional and co-curricular programs. Enthusiastic students, excellent teachers and staff, a dedicated School Board, and a supportive community combine to form a top-notch school system. The District is proud of the recognition given to its academic, vocational, fine arts, and athletic programs.
The Unified School
District of Antigo is geographically one of the largest school districts in
The District serves approximately 2,590 students with seven elementary schools, one middle school of 511 students, and high school of 859 students. A central office building houses the central administration and support.
The District is served by a nine-member Board of Education, who reflects the diversity of our community. Board meetings are usually held on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Middle School Library.
Information regarding District activities is shared with the public through the Antigo Daily Journal, and on the WATK/WACD radio station in Antigo. The District’s website provides detailed information about the District, individual schools, faculty, and co-curricular schedules.
Antigo is the proud
home of the “Red Robins.” Robert
LaBlonde, once an Antigo Journal sportswriter, is credited with dubbing the
Antigo High School team the “Red Robins” back in 1926. On October 4th of that year, Mr.
LaBlonde cited the then popular song “When the Red Robin Comes Bob, Bob,
Bobbin’ Along” in referring to the
In his football report in the Antigo Journal, he referred to the teams as the “Antigonians” but, in the third paragraph of the story, Mr. LaBlonde used the nickname “Robins” and that has been the trademark of Antigo teams ever since.