Teaching Creativity and Innovation

The Étude Group is part of the Sheboygan Area School District and operates three charter schools: The Elementary School for the Arts and Academics (grades kindergarten to five). The Mosaic School (grades six to eight), and IDEAS Academy (grades nine to twelve). The Étude Group focuses on teaching students the content and skills necessary to be successful in a world that increasingly values creativity and innovation.


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The Sheboygan Area School District partnered with the Boys & Girls Club of Sheboygan County, Nourish, and the United Way of Sheboygan County to provide free meals for area students this summer.

The following locations will be serving the free meals Monday - Thursday this summer:

  • Grant, Jefferson, Longfellow, James Madison, and Wilson Elementary Schools - breakfast 7:45 - 8:15 a.m. and lunch 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
  • Central High School - lunch 10:45 - 11:15 a.m.
  • North High and South High  - breakfast 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. and lunch 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  

Find out more on the SASD website

ESAA Elementary

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Learn more about ESAA

The Mosaic School

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Learn more about Mosaic

IDEAS Academy

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Learn more about IDEAS

The Étude Sessions

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Good Music + Good Cause


IDEAS Exhibitions of Learning - Spring 2015

The IDEAS Academy Exhibitions of Learning Showcase Projects will be featured on Thursday, May 28, 2015 at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Read more about IDEAS Exhibitions of Learning - Spring 2015.

Original tiny Library takes shape for IDEAS garden

Our schools and garden would not be complete without the colorful intrigue of a Little Free Library. So senior Erik Tetschlag designed and is building one! Watch for this gem to sprout soon!

Read more about Original tiny Library takes shape for IDEAS garden.

Gallery News: May 1, 2015

Copy MosaicBlog SGGallery Feeling bored? I mean, board? When you stroll through the halls at IDEAS Academy and The Mosaic School you will see boards and be able to touch them, too. During a March artists collaboration with Sebura and Gartelmann at the JMKAC[sitetree_link,id=506], Mosaic students learned about visual aspects of original messages and designed their own signs using various sized panels. The signs speak in bold colors about safe, memorable, and peaceful places. Étude Studios Intern Erik Tetschlag has gathered these and fashioned them into wall decor and a sculpture to keep the students’ learning and messages visible to all.

Read more about Gallery News: May 1, 2015.



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Art Armada - IDEAS Engineers
When: July 4 2015 - July 4 2015
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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ESAA Registration
When: August 5 2015 - August 5 2015
Time: 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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IDEAS/Mosaic Registration
When: August 5 2015 - August 5 2015
Time: 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm