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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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  • Why Whitewater?

    View our new promotional video showcasing the district and the amazing staff, students and community members.  We are proud of our many offerings and educational opportunities that exist for our students. Our students succeed because of the high level of community and staff support.
     
  • Robotics Club Represents WMS at MATE Regional ROV Competition

    RObotics competition pictureCongratulations to the WMS robotics club team for their 8th place finish at the MATE Regional ROV competition that was held on April 28th in Chicago, IL. There, the team had to pass a safety inspection to prove that their robot, also known as an ROV (remotely operated vehicle), was waterproof and safe to go in an aquatic environment. They were also required to display a marketing board which showcased their ROV's design features and presented their underwater robot to a panel of engineers before taking it to pool. For the competition, the team had two attempts to complete the mission. This year's theme was "Jet City" and the mission involved using their ROV's camera to identify a plane crash and recover debris from the site among other things. The WMS Robotics Club has been working really hard since December to prepare for this competition. They encountered several challenges along the way but with teamwork and determination, were able to persevere. Members of this year's club are: Aldo  Rodriguez, Anisa Dauti, Brett Wicker, Emma Weigel, Cole Schlicher, Keith Cameron, Skylar Staebler, Abby Olson, Jason Briese, Henry Mortimer, Monica Juette, Jack Cohan, and Jeffrey Dean. 
  • 7th Grade Travels to Washington D.C. and New York City

    54 middle school students from Whitewater Middle School recently returned from a whirlwind tour of Washington DC and New York City! This trip is an amazing learning opportunity that brings their 7th grade S.S. curriculum to life. Highlights of the trip included a bicycle tour of DC's memorials at night, visits to the African American and Holocaust museums, and a Broadway show. To see full details and photos of their adventures, check out the trip blog at wmsindc2018.blogspot.com.

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    Pictured: The Great Hall on Ellis Island in New York and the White House in Washington DC
     
  • Congratulations Mrs. Behrens! 
    2018 Herb Kohl Foundation Fellowship Winner!

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    Congratulations to our very own Mrs. Carmen Behrens!  She has been honored with the 2018 Herb Kohl Foundation Fellowship award.  The Herb Kohl Teacher Fellowship program recognizes and supports teaching excellence and innovation in the State of Wisconsin.  Mrs. Behrens has demonstrated her dedication to the teaching profession, created an environment of respect in her classroom, and positive leadership at Whitewater Middle School. She will go on to compete for the Wisconsin Teachers of the Year.  Thank you Mrs. Behrens for your years of enthusiastic and committed service to Whitewater Unified School District!

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  • Design Engineering in Science Class

    7th grade science students learned about design engineering by taking apart and reassembling a vacuum cleaner. This was a great, hands-on experience that gave students the opportunity to see how simple machines work together to create functioning product. A special acknowledgement goes out to Jason Nuber whose enthusiasm for the project helped make it a reality!

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  • Veterans History PLT 

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    Students in the Veterans History PLT recently welcomed Retired Lieutenant Colonel Pat O'Connor (US Army) who shared stories from his combat experiences in Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Storm/Desert Shield. Students were grateful for this learning opportunity and thanked him for the sacrifices he made to serve our country.