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Library/IMC Update in Progress
 on January 07, 2019

 
Wrestling Season Begins January 3
 on January 07, 2019

Wrestling season will run from Thursday, January 3-Thursday, February 4.  Please see Mr. Gomez if you are still interested in joining the wrestling team.  Athletic participation forms can be picked up outside of the main office.

 
Read180 Poets Compose, I Dream of a World
 on December 19, 2018

The sixth-grade Read180 class has been reading about three activists that worked to make the world better for children.  These three activists are Kesz Valdez, Malala Yousafzai, and James Kofi Annan. They read and analyzed a poem called I Dream a World by Langston Hughes.  Then each student created their own line about how they hope our future world will be better.  They put the lines together to create a class poem called I Dream of a World by the 2018 sixth-grade Read180 class.

 
Raspberry Pi is for Progamming, Not Eating, in 8th Grade
 on December 17, 2018

Ms. Ketter's grade 8 Programming students have been working on assembling the Raspberry Pi B+3 kits.  Each student has the opportunity to work on four different programming stations to get a feel for a variety of problem solving environments.  Most experts are in agreement and predicting that future job opportunities will have a strong need for employees to be able to create and solve problems.





































 





































 
The Bûche de Noël in French Class
 on December 20, 2018

The Bûche de Noël, or Yule log as we know it, is one of the oldest French Christmas traditions. It dates back to Celtic times before Christmas in France was celebrated. Today it is a staple dessert served at le Réveillon, the French Christmas feast.  Students in Madame Behrens’s 8th grade French classes created various scenes with their own mini bûches de Noël. Students were very creative in their designs which ranged from Harry Potter’s village to the Polar E...

 
Teamwork is the Dreamwork as Students Prepare for Progress Grades
 on December 18, 2018

Students at Whitewater Middle School have been busy preparing for second quarter progress grades to be completed.  This time of the year can be a challenge for many middle school students as the weather changes, winter break approaches, and the newness of the school year wanes.  Teamwork and collaboration is a great way to push through the challenges at this time of the year.  Shown below are 8th and 6th grade students working together and learning.



 
Student Council Toy Drive
 on December 21, 2018

Student council leaders Callie and Josie organized a holiday toy drive for Madison’s Children’s Hospital. Students made cards for the children also. Over 50 items were collected!

 
National Geographic Geography Bee Held at WMS
 on December 20, 2018

Whitewater Middle School hosted a school-wide National Geographic Geography Bee on Wednesday, December 19.   Special congratulations to 7th-grader, Emerson Ellenwood, for his first place finish. Marina Linos, also a 7th-grader earned second place. Third place went to 6th-grader Carson Petitt. Emerson will now complete a qualifying test to go on and compete at the state level National Geographic Bee where he has a chance to win a $50,000 college scholarship. Congratulations to all of these students!  Good ...

 
7th Grade Donates to Local Charities!
 on December 21, 2018

Seventh grade students baked dog treats and created various items as a part of an economic unit. Student then sold items with profits going to local charities. The seventh grade donated almost $1000 to local charities!



 

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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