Post Messenger Recorder -

Post Messenger Recorder PMR New Glarus Monticello Belleville News Publishing

Once Upon A Time Schoolhouse Opens in Former Belleville Elementary School


January 21, 2021

Once Upon A Time Schoolhouse & Childcare has opened in the former Belleville Elementary School in Belleville. Pictured above (L-R): Kurt Sutor – Facilities Manager; Ann Schmitz – Owner; Leslie Brugger – Director; Layla Hummel – Assistant Director.

In August, Verona businessperson Ann Schmitz purchased the former Belleville Elementary School with plans to open a second Once Upon a Time preschool and childcare center. The first Once Upon a Time facility opened in Verona in 2006.

"A year ago, after the La Petite closed in Belleville, the pandemic hit, and schools were closing, along with the new housing growth in the area, it seemed that Belleville would need additional childcare options," said Schmitz, whose background is in business management as well as education.

The Director of Once Upon a Time Schoolhouse Preschool & Childcar...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021