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Science Immersion Day at MSOE
 on October 27, 2017

These students traveled to the Milwaukee School of Engineering on September 17 to participate in a special Science Immersion Day that was organized by the Southern Lakes Advanced Learner Network president, Lynn vonHuben. Ms. vonHuben is also the WUSD Advanced Learner Coordinator for our elementary schools. While there, students were challenged to build zip lines and weight bearing boats. They also toured the campus and had an interesting and fun classroom experience learning about building roadways and then were able to observe compression testing cement...

 
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Veterans History Lesson
 on October 27, 2017

Captain Dan Meyer from the Whitewater Police Department came to speak to Mrs. Weigel's Veterans History PLT. Captain Meyer is a reservist in the United States Coast Guard, stationed in Milwaukee, WI. He spoke with the students about his reasons for joining the military, its benefits, and the role of the Coast Guard in keeping our nation safe. A big thank you to Captain Meyer for taking time out of his busy schedule to educate us about the Coast Guard!

 
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 on October 03, 2017







































 
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Season Ends for WMS Cross Country Team 
 on October 27, 2017



The WMS Cross Country team concluded the 2017 season by racing at the Rock Valley Conference Championship hosted at UW-Whitewater on October 12th. Despite rainy weather, the team ran hard with all athletes earning personal best times. Great job to all of our Whippet runners on a strong conference performance and a great season overall!

 
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Le Monde Francophone (The French-speaking World)
 on October 27, 2017

  Students in Madame Behrens’s 8th grade French classes welcomed a guest speaker and enjoyed learning about L’Ile Maurice, a French speaking island off the southern coast of Africa. Dr. Praveen Parboteeah grew up on this small island in the Indian Ocean which is known as Mauritius Island in English. French is just one of the three languages that he speaks! His presentation was highly engaging, and students reported that they enjoyed learning about this beautiful island, including its customs, religions, and foods.  A big “M...

 
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Great Lake Apple Crunch at WMS
 on October 17, 2017












 


WMS students celebrated National Farm to School Month by crunching into locally and regionally grown apples during lunch periods on Thursday, October 12.   Thank you to Jelli's Market out of Helenville, WI for providing the delicious apples!












 
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"Make the World More Awesome"  The WMS Attitude is Contagious!
 on October 03, 2017

Whitewater Middle School celebrated the annual Student Council Election on Friday, September 30.  The student body had the opportunity to learn about government, the election process, and the characteristics of being a great leader.  Science teacher, Mike Stutzman, was the master of ceremonies for the event, providing well-delivered words, with humor.  Our keynote speaker, Pastor Amy Waelchli, from Trinity Lutheran Church in Fort Atkinson, and parent in our WUSD school district lead the event with some very wise words.  She shared...

 
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Peer Mentors 2017-2018
 on September 22, 2017

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. 

 

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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