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Every Graduate an Engaged Lifelong Learner

401 South Elizabeth Street
Whitewater, Wisconsin 53190

Main Phone: (262)472-8300
Attendance Hotline: (262)472-8300
Fax: (262)472-8310

Principal: Dr. Tanya Wojciechowicz
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  • Peer Mentors 2017-2018

    The Peer Mentor program has been in existence for over 10 years. Mentors participate in training in order to work with younger students throughout WUSD to help increase social and academic skills. 
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  • Human Eiffel Tower is Built by 8th Grade Students

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    "It's a bird, it's a plane, wait, no, it's a human Eiffel Tower!  These 8th graders in Madame Behrens's class enjoyed the nice weather while building a human replica of this famous French monument.  Students will be learning not only the French language this year, but they will also learn about the diverse francophone world and its many treasures!
  • Hurricane Harvey Donation Drive Underway

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    The WMS 8th Grade Choir is sponsoring a donation drive, in partnership with Badger Veterinary Hospital, to provide donated items for displaced people and pets in the Houston, Texas area.  There are many people and pets who have lost their belongings in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.  Badger Vet will take all donations to Texas at the end of September.  Our deadline for donations is Wednesday, September 27th. All donations can be dropped off in the choir room. Thank you for your help!
  • 7th Grade Native American Day

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    Native American Day is an annual integrated enrichment event for 7th graders that was held on Tuesday, September 19th at Whitewater Middle School. Community members and area presenters were invited into our school and helped students learn about Native American culture and values. Students learned how Native American families are different and yet in other ways the same as their own families. This year’s presenters included:

    Art Shegonee from McFarland – Art was recently honored to be named 2017 Ambassador to this year’s Indian Summer Festival in Milwaukee.  He shared valuable native wisdom with students which included a call for peace and the honoring of diversity as traditional Native American values.

    Genevieve Ebert from Waukesha – Genevieve is a lifelong trapper and has the largest collection of fur bearing wild mammals in the state of Wisconsin. Students were allowed a hands-on opportunity to check out the huge variety of animals as they listened to interesting stories about her hunting and trapping experiences.

    Richard Grybush from Pewaukee – Students learned about ancient spear throwing and got to practice with the atlatl, a Native American dart-like weapon.

    Terry Ames from Elkhorn – Terry shared his knowledge of flintknapping and demonstrated how to make arrowheads and other primitive tools out of stone.

    Mark Denning from Milwaukee – Students learned about the game of lacrosse and its Native American origins and purpose.  They then had great fun playing the game which has few rules and no boundaries.

    Bill Sydow from Whitewater – Taught students about different types of Native American food dishes and students were able to taste test several of them including salmon, venison, wild boar, dried turkey, beans, wild rice,“ three sisters” soup, dried fruits and nuts/seeds, fry bread, corn bread, and maple syrup. A special thank you goes out to Rochelle Ahrens for helping Bill, and also to Cathy Luebke, Lorie Radke, and Marge Watson for helping to make the fry bread.

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