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534 South Elizabeth Street
Whitewater, Wisconsin 53190

Main Phone: (262)472-8100
Student Services Phone: (262)472-8110
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Principal: Mr. Doug Parker
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  • Drama and Music Students Visit NYC

    Music and Drama students from WHS are having a great time in New York City. Saturday was spent in and around Times Square. They saw "Finding Neverland" and "An American in Paris” and also attended a Stage Combat seminar where they learned how to safely create the illusion of combat.
  • Class of 2016 Holds Commencement Ceremony

    Whitewater High School graduated 152 students on Sunday, June 5. The Class of 2016 was represented by nine valedictorians: Jonathan Caldwell, Emma Stutzman, Devin Samaranayake, Holly Hough, Sarah Ziolkowski, Sarah Schiltz, Cheyenne Minton, Isabelle Zahn, and Allison Sedmak. Leif Sahyun was the salutatorian. Ag Teacher Mr. Paul Majors delivered the graduation address, encouraging students to commit to become the kind of person a horse would want to be around.
  • Community Members Thanked for Participation

    Whitewater High School would like to thank the following community members who participated in the Senior Portfolio Presentations: Shawyn Anderson, Susan Bresser, Thayer Coburn, Gordan Converse, Denise Derry, Megan Findley, Jackie Frey, Sue Hall, Jayne Haskey, Jamie Hintz, Diana Hoffman, Sibylla Hookstead, Kent Hutchins, Mike Hyatt, Nathan Jaeger, David Kachel, Jon Marshall, Kat Mawhinney, Don McComb, Steve Nass, Daniel O'Reilly, Lisa and Tim Otterbacher, Angie Reed, Cheri Rennells, Art Thompson, Anna Vo, Steve Wilde, Mike Williams, Traci Wilson, and Robert Wulfkuhle.
  • Heckert Awarded National FFA Scholarship

    The National FFA Organization awarded a $1000 Kikkoman Foods Inc. scholarship to Emily Heckert of the WHS FFA. The scholarship is sponsored by Kikkoman Foods Inc. as a special project of the National FFA Foundation. Heckert plans to use the funds to pursue a degree at UW Platteville. This scholarship in one of 1,820 awarded through the National FFA Organization’s scholarship program this year. The 2016 scholarship recipients were selected from 8,383 applicants from across the country. Selections were based on the applicant’s leadership, academic record, FFA and other school and community activities, supervised agricultural or work experience in agricultural education, and future goals.
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    Ziolkowski Takes 4th at State

    The Whippets competed in the WIAA State Track and Field Championships over the weekend. They were represented by three athletes, Sarah Ziolkowski, Allisan Barrett, and Xhonatan Shahollari. The highest finisher was senior captain Sarah Ziolkowski. Sarah ended her high school running career standing on the podium in fourth place for the 3200m run. She had an excellent race, breaking the 11 minute barrier for the first time. The race was the best of her career and came only days after finishing her first workout on the track all season long. All her training had been done in the pool or on a bike prior to the week leading up to state. Finally pain-free, she was able to compete her best and cruised to a 4th place finish. This matches the highest finish ever by a Whippet in the 3200m run, equaling the finish of Cora Kurtzweil back in 1980. Her time was the 6th best time in all divisions combined, earning the honor of being All-State in the event. Sarah was fortunate to have a teammate in the race. Sophomore Allisan Barrett also competed very well in the 3200m run in her first appearance in front of the crowd of almost 10,000 at Roger Harring Stadium on the campus of UW-LaCroose. Allisan came into the race with a goal of breaking 12 minutes for the first time, qualifying just 6 seconds away. While she was unable to break that mark, she did finish 1 spot higher than she qualified, and took 1 second off, running another lifetime best, performing her best when it mattered the most. The lone boy competing was Xhonatan Shahollari in the triple jump. Xhonatan had a great week of practice leading up to competition. It was a delicate balance of getting enough work in while not aggravating a sore ankle in the process. Things seemed to be going great until the time came to actually compete. The ankle flared up a bit in warm ups, and a slightly off-balance landing on one of the phases in his first jump made things worse. After that first jump, he was noticeably fighting through some pain for the remainder of the competition. He failed to make finals, ending his season on a somewhat disappointing note. Fortunately for both Xhonatan and Sarah, this weekend won't mark the end of their track and field careers. Both plan on continuing their pursuit of personal excellence while competing for the LaCrosse Eagles next season. Allisan has two more years left to build off this experience and leave her mark on Whippet track and field.