Ms. Alyssa Reetz
‚Äč6th grade Language Arts
Room 48

Student teaching at WMS was the best!

Hello and welcome!

My name is Alyssa Reetz and I proudly teach 6th grade Language Arts. I am also one of the supervisors for The Homework Zone (THZ), an after school group that meets Tuesdays-Thursdays in the library. For the past 3 years, I have worked with children with autism in their homes as a Behavioral Therapist. I graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with a Bachelor of Science in Education (grades 1-8) and an emphasis in English Writing Education. I was fortunate enough to be placed at Whitewater Middle School for my Student Teaching experience with Carey Fero in 7th grade. Following that amazing journey, I applied for a Long Term Sub position here at the middle school teaching 6th grade Math and Science. From there, it was history! I was thrilled to be hired on to the 6th grade team for the 2016-2017 school year to teach what I have a true passion for.

Why Whitewater?

Attending college in Whitewater, I already knew I loved this town. Having the opportunity to teach here has been nothing but fantastic. I am so grateful to be a part of the Whippet family! The supportive staff and community have made me feel extremely welcome as a new educator. My goal is to help my students develop a passion for reading and/or writing and finding relevance in what we do in class to their own lives!

As for fun facts, I visited California for the first time over the summer! We took a Highway 1 road trip from San Francisco to Los Angeles and beheld the most stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. My favorite month is October, reading and writing are my usual pastimes, I was in theatre productions for 10 years, I am deeply passionate about diversity and activism, and most of all, I absolutely love working with middle schoolers! Here’s to a successful, inspiring school year!

Ms. Reetz's Daily Schedule

7:55-8:58      Language Arts 1
9:01-10:01    Language Arts 2
10:04-10:34   PLT
10:37-11:17   Guided Study (B Days)
11:17-11:47   Lunch
11:50-12:50   Language Arts 3 w/ Krapfl
12:53-1:54     Language Arts 4
1:57-2:37       Explore 1
3:40-3:20       Explore 2