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WMS Art Room Grand Opening
 on February 15, 2018



















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6th Grade Turtle Dissection Day
 on February 16, 2018

Environmental educators/teachers from Nature’s Classroom Institute in Mukwonago came to Whitewater Middle School on the morning of Friday, February 16th to dissect turtles with selected 6th grade students as a classroom extension project. Students were able to see firsthand what the turtles had recently eaten and how their bodies are specially adapted for optimum survival in their environment.  It was especially exciting to study the eye and to also uncover the brain.  Pictured with middle school students are Nature’s Classr...

 
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6th Graders Tour Egypt with VR
 on February 16, 2018

After learning all about ancient Egypt in social studies, the 6th graders went on a virtual field trip to Egypt. Mr. Houwers, WWUSD Technology Integrator, brought in virtual reality goggles for each student to explore Egypt. He guided the students on a tour allowing the students to see temples, monuments, and statues of Queen Hatshepsut and King Khufu up close. They also saw the pyramids. They were in awe of the architecture and how amazing it was that these ancient Egyptians were able to build these massive monuments without an...

 
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Mardi Gras Celebration at WMS!
 on February 16, 2018




Madame Behrens’s French 7 and French 8 classes recently celebrated Mardi Gras.  Students learned how Mardi Gras is celebrated throughout the francophone world, from Nice to New Orleans. Part of the festivities included French 8 students designing their own masks, complete with glitter, feathers, and beads.  Both seventh and eighth grade students made their own crêpes, a traditional French dish, which is often prepared in honor of Mardi Gras.


 
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SLALN 6th grade Math 24 Meet
 on February 16, 2018

Congratulations to the 6th grade Math 24 team for an outstanding job competing in the Southern Lakes Advanced Learner Network Math 24 Meet held on February 15 at Whitewater Middle School.  Special congratulations go out to Emerson Ellenwood for winning third place individually and to Jared Apgar for winning sixth place individually.  Jefferson students worked extra hard this year and earned the first, second, fourth and fifth place individual trophies. Overall, our school placed second among all five schools competing. Jeffe...

 
Message from Dr. Wojciechowicz
 on February 07, 2018

Whippets, Please join me in welcoming Dr. Jeff Zaspel and Ms. Kathy Bullis to the middle school office support team as the interim middle school principal and half time dean of students while I am out on maternity leave. I feel blessed to have this opportunity to spend with my family and know that our school, students, and families will be in good hands. You can contact Jeff Zaspel at 262-472-8302 or via email at . Kathy Bullis can be reached at 262-472-8334 or via email at Dr. Jeff Zaspel is an educator with 33...

 
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Whitewater Middle School Spelling Bee Winners
 on January 31, 2018

Congratulations to the winners of the annual Spelling Bee held on January 31st! After a grueling showdown and needing to locate additional words…. 1st place – Sophie Walton, 8th grade with the winning word of constabulary. 2nd place – Andrew Rollette, 8th grade. Andrew went out on the word prestidigitation 3rd place - Madison Strickler, 8th grade. Madison made her final error on the word coppice. The top winner for 7th grade was Henry Mortimer who went out on the word supercilious. The top winner for 6th gra...

 
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Regional Southern Lake Anthology Winners Announced
 on January 31, 2018

The Regional Judging for Southern Lakes Anthology was completed on January 24th in Elkhorn.  Again this year, Whitewater Middle School was very well represented at this event having seven of our submitted middle school entries chosen for publication. The following Middle School students had their entries selected and were identified as Regional Winners: (L-R) Zuri Goldsmith, Caleigh Yang, Blake Wegner, Silas Baker, Andrew Rollette, Anna Ejnik, and Reese Brantmeier. These students will have their entries published in the 2018 edition of t...

 
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Bandorama 2018
 on January 31, 2018





Bandorama was held on Sunday, January 28th, in the Whitewater High School gym.  All 5th-12th grade bands and jazz bands performed for the event, and the concert ended with all bands combining for the grand finale!



 

Why Whitewater? - Jun 15, 2017

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.

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National Blue Ribbon Honors Announced - Sep 29, 2017

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today recognized 342 schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2017.  The recognition is based on a school's overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.  Whitewater's Washington Elementary School has been named as a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School.  In a statement after being notified, Principal Tom Grosinske commented, "This is a very special day for our students, their families, and our staff.  To be recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education is amazing.  This award is a testament to our school family's energy and dedication in building a school culture that embraces all students and helps them achieve success.

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