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Native American Day at WMS
 on September 27, 2018







Native American Day is an annual integrated enrichment event for 7th graders that was held on Tuesday, September 18th 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. A BIG THANK-YOU to the Middle School PTO for a generous donation to help make this event happen!  We are grateful!





 
The Leaning Tower of “Feetsa”
 on September 09, 2018








The Leaning Tower of “Feetsa”with Mrs. Orlowski’s 6th graders! New Whippets had to work together to build their own Leaning Towers... using only the shoes on their feet! Lots of discussion, teamwork, and critical thinking was demonstrated by these incredible kids. Here’s to a memorable year!
 







 
 
Conference Track Meets
 on September 09, 2018








The 7th and 8th grade track teams ended their seasons strong with solid performances at the conference track meets. The teams worked hard and showed a lot of grit and improvement over the course of the season. Notable performances included Gio Anello, who was the conference champion in the 800m and 1600m and ended his middle school track career undefeated. Other conference champs included Kindyl Kilar in the 400m and Aaron Porras in the 200m.






 
End-of-the-Year Fun 
 on September 09, 2018











???????7th grade students celebrated excellent academics and behavior in the 4th quarter by taking a field trip to the Kalahari Waterpark in Wisconsin Dells.









 
Veterans Oral History Project 
 on September 09, 2018

Students who participated in the Veterans Oral History Project thanked and honored the veterans who participated in the interviews by hosting an open house at WMS in May. In total, students in the Veterans PLT conducted seventeen interviews of local veterans that will be submitted to the Library of Congress for publication. The mission of this project is to collect the oral histories and personal experiences of veterans who have served in the U.S. military. These interviews, as part of the American Folk Life Center's permanent col...

 
WMS Art Room Grand Opening
 on February 15, 2018



















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Veterans History PLT Visits the Capitol Building
 on January 24, 2018









Students in the Veterans History PLT traveled to Madison on January 18th to meet with Representative Don Vruwink and Senator Janis Ringhand before taking a guided tour of the Capitol Building. In the afternoon, students learned about several American wars from the perspective of Wisconsin soldiers at the Wisconsin Veterans Museum and learned about interviewing U.S. veterans from the museum's Oral Historian. Overall, it was a very fun and informative day!  







 
WMS Band to Bucks Game
 on January 24, 2018

On Friday, January 5th, 100 band students from the middle and high school went to the Bradley Center to play pregame music before the Milwaukee Bucks game versus the Toronto Raptors.

 

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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Upcoming WUSD Referendum - Sep 5, 2018

In WUSD, our revenue limit dictates the majority of the district’s operational spending. A revenue limit, which is impacted every two years by the state budget, is the amount of money a school district receives. WUSD’s revenue limit has not kept up with inflation and has been decreased to declining enrollment. In fact, our revenue limit is currently at 2010-11 levels. 

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