(Beaver Dam) A farewell celebration has been announced for South Beaver Dam Elementary School. This is the final year of operation for the rural school, which has been educating students since 1956. The Beaver Dam School Board approved a five-year facility plan last July that included the closure of South Beaver Dam and its consolidated with Jefferson Elementary starting with the next school year. Around $2.25-million dollars is being used to accommodate the new students at Jefferson. The farewell celebration is planned for Sunday, May 3 from 2pm to 4pm at South Beaver Dam Elementary; cake and refreshments will be served. District officials ask anyone with photos or memorabilia for the event to contact Paul Wilson: 920-885-7383 x4501.