Holmen educational assistant arrested for sexual assault

A Holmen High School educational assistant has been arrested and charged with several counts of sexual assault.

According to the School District of Holmen, Timothy Schilling, 47, has been placed on unpaid leave, the determination of Schilling’s continued employment with the district is under review and school district staff has been instructed to not comment on specific details.

The district said, “Based upon the information we received from law enforcement, there is no evidence the current charges involve the School District of Holmen or our students. However, we will not let this event interfere with our commitment to our student’s education. We continue to work to provide our staff with timely and factual information so that they may best serve the needs of our students and their parents.”

The District Attorney’s office is proceeding with charges related to sexual assault, according to the public statement released by the School District of Holmen.

Schilling is charged with first-degree sexual assault of a child, repeated sexual assault of the same child and child abuse.