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WHS Welcomes 35 New Students
BY: Pam Sonmor-Wintz on August 31, 2016

Whitewater High School held a New Student Orientation Program for 35 students new to the district at 1 pm, on Wednesday, August 31. Students...

 
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BY: Jason on April 20, 2016

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Smith-Traore Leads All-State Team
BY: Judy Harms on March 11, 2016

Myriama Smith-Traore of Whitewater leads the 2016 Wisconsin Basketball Coaches’ Association (WBCA) Division 3 Girls’ All-State Team as the...

 
Students Attend Government Day
BY: Greg Stewart on March 10, 2016

The Walworth County Council of the American Legion sponsored a Youth Government Day for juniors and seniors at the Walworth C...

 
Hough's Essay Tops Region
BY: Pam Sonmor-Wintz on March 10, 2016

Whitewater High School Senior Holly Hough is the recipient of a $425 Americanism Scholarship sponsored by the Milwaukee Fleet Reserve Association Bran...

 
Math Teams Take RVC Titles
BY: Mike Tamblyn on March 09, 2016

Both the Varsity and JV Math Teams took first place at the Rock Valley Conference Math Meet held on Tuesday, March 8, at Edgerton High School. To...

 
Baseball Players Hold Youth Camp
BY: Jeff Behrens on March 09, 2016

The Whitewater Baseball Program instructed a youth camp this past weekend. The high school boys had a great time instructing, demonstrating, and ...

 
Recital Scheduled for March 9
BY: Abi Pulvermacher on March 08, 2016

Please join the Whitewater High School Music Department on Wednesday, March 9, at 7 pm, for the Chamber Music Recital. This will f...

 
Vance Honored with "Yes I Can" Award
BY: Amy Houwers on March 07, 2016

On Saturday, March 4, Kade Vance was awarded the "Yes I Can Award" at a luncheon in Oshkosh. Kade received this award because ...

 
O'Hara Medals Three Times at State
BY: Jen Galbrecht on March 06, 2016

Kelly O'Hara ended her high school gymnastics career with three podium finishes at the Wisconsin State Gymnastics Meet Saturday. O'Hara placed...

 
Rube Team Competes at WCTC
BY: Tony Tautges on March 05, 2016

On Friday, March 4, WHS students were among approximately 250 students and instructors on 17 teams from high schools throughout the state competing wi...

 
Liang Named Swimmer of the Year
BY: Joan Domitrz on March 03, 2016

Benny Liang was voted the SLC Conference Swimmer of the Year Wednesday night at the SLC Coaches' Meeting. Congratulations, Benny!

 
O'Hara Named Gymnast of the Year
BY: Jen Galbrecht on March 03, 2016

Kelly O’Hara was voted the SLC Conference Gymnast of the Year Wednesday night at the SLC Coaches' Meeting. Good luck to Kelly as she compete...

 
Parker Signs Letter of Intent
BY: Jeff Behrens on March 02, 2016

Senior Bryan Parker has signed his letter of intent to further his education and play football at Jamestown University in Jamestown, North Dakota. Jam...

 
WHS Hosts Career Day
BY: Jessica Prokop on March 01, 2016

Whitewater High School hosted a Career Day for all students on the afternoon of March 1. Roughly fifty presenters shared information with students on ...

 
O'Hara Takes Three Sectional Titles
BY: Jen Galbrecht on February 27, 2016

The Whitewater Gymnastics Team put the icing on the cake for the season while competing at the Sectional Gymnastics Meet Friday night. Kelly O...

 
FFA Hosts Annual Assembly
BY: Paul Majors on February 26, 2016

FFA hosted their annual assembly to culminate FFA week on Friday, February 26. The assembly included officer introductions, an elaborate relay race be...

 
Winning Slogans Announced
BY: Pam Sonmor-Wintz on February 25, 2016

Congratulations to Thomas Cushman for creating the #1 slogan for the Kindness Matters Project this year! National Honor Society President Jonathan Cal...

 
Reid Headed to State
BY: John Schimming on February 21, 2016

Senior Max Reid (170 pounds) qualified for the WIAA Division 2 State Wrestling Tournament by finishing 3rd at the Milwaukee Lutheran Sectional Meet on...

 
Liang Repeats as State Champ
BY: Joan Domitrz on February 20, 2016

Benny Liang repeated as WIAA Division 2 State Champion in the 100 yard Breaststroke on Friday night. Benny also finished 3rd in the 100 Yard Butterfly...

 
O'Hara Claims Three Conference Titles
BY: Jen Galbrecht on February 20, 2016

The Whippet Gymnasts competed in the Southern Lakes Gymnastics Conference Meet on Friday night. Kelly O'Hara won the conference championship in th...

 
Jazz Musicians Work with Saxophonist
BY: Abi Pulvermacher on February 20, 2016

On Friday, February 19, international saxophonist, Greg Abate, spent the day working with the Whitewater High School Jazz Band and UW-Whitewater Jazz ...

 
Hitchcock's Painting Featured in Traveling Art Show
BY: Deb Brigham-Schmuhl on February 18, 2016

The Rock Valley Conference Traveling Art Show is once again at Whitewater High School. Representing our school this year is a painting by Hannah Hitch...

 
Swimmers Send Four Events to State
BY: Joan Domitrz on February 15, 2016

The boys’ swim team competed in the Whitefish Bay Boys’ Division II Sectional on Saturday, February 13, and qualified three individual eve...

 
Girls Secure #1 Seed
BY: Judy Harms on February 15, 2016

Whitewater High School Girls’ Basketball earned the #1 seed in a loaded Regional group of teams for the WIAA Tournament. The Whippets earne...

 
Free Jazz Concert Friday
BY: Abi Pulvermacher on February 15, 2016

This Friday, February 19, the Whitewater High School Jazz Band, UW-Whitewater Jazz Ensemble One, and guest international jazz artist Greg Abate w...

 
Three Wrestlers Advance to Sectionals
BY: John Schimming on February 15, 2016

Saturday was an emotional day for the Whippets at the Regional Wrestling Meet as some saw their high school career end and others saw their season end...

 
Harms Nabs 200th Victory
BY: Jeff Behrens on February 11, 2016

Judy Harms, Head Coach of the girls’ basketball team, won her 200th Career game with Whitewater’s non- Conference victory over Watertown o...

 
Players Prepare Spring Performance
BY: Jim McCulloch on February 10, 2016

The Whitewater High School Players are hard at work preparing for their upcoming production of American playwright Arthur Miller’s 1953 drama, &...

 
Spanish Club Makes Salsa
BY: Kate Kolak on February 10, 2016

WHS Spanish Club invited students to make their own salsa for our February meeting. The recipe, ingredients, and chips were provided. Students enjoyed...

 
Liang Takes Two Titles
BY: Joan Domitrz on February 09, 2016

This past Saturday Whitewater Boys’ Swimming hosted the 2016 SLC Conference Swim Meet. The boys lit up the pool with their competitive...

 
O'Hara Sets Three School Records
BY: Jen Galbrecht on February 09, 2016

The Whippet Gymnasts took on Division 1 combined team Burlington, Badger, Wilmot, Catholic Central, Union Grove for their last home meet of the season...

 
Pair Crowned Conference Champs
BY: John Schimming on February 07, 2016

Congratulations to Jimmy DuVal and Daniel Soto on winning the Rock Valley Conference Championship on Saturday. DuVal had a great match in the finals a...

 
FBLA Advances Nine to State
BY: Cynthia Teal on February 07, 2016

Congratulations to the over 30 FBLA members who participated in the FBLA Regional Leadership Conference held on Saturday...

 
JV Boys Take Second in SLC
BY: Joan Domitrz on February 03, 2016

The Whitewater Boys’ Swim Team tied for second place in the SLC JV Conference Swim Meet Tuesday night at Elkhorn High School. This was the highe...

 
Alumni Toy Show Approaching
BY: Paul Majors on February 03, 2016

The Whitewater FFA Alumni will host their 24rd annual Farm Toy Show on Sunday, February 28, 2016 from 9:00 am until 2:30 pm at Whitewat...

 
Eight Perform in Honors Choir
BY: Karen Tordera on February 01, 2016

Eight WHS Senior Choir Members traveled to Beloit Turner High School to sing in the Rock Valley Honors Choir on Thursday, January 28th. They...

 
Video Created to Promote Band
BY: Abi Pulvermacher on February 01, 2016

Check out the video created by Michael Hilliger, and find out why it’s great to be a part of band! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I92Hf0SUmIk

 
Salveggio Wins Poetry Awards
BY: Mary Taggart on February 01, 2016

The Scholastic Writing Awards regional Judges announced Saturday that Megan Salveggio won two awards for her poetry submissions. The judges ...

 
Seniors Have Big Night
BY: Dan Gnatzig on January 29, 2016

The Whippets defeated Palmyra, 55 – 44, on Thursday, January 28. It was Senior Night, and a large crowd watched an exciting game between WHS and...

 
Singers Participate in Honors Choir
BY: Karen Tordera on January 28, 2016

Congratulations to Alisha Parboteeah, Catherine Yang, and Andra Matthews! They participated in the Wisconsin Choral Directors Association Honors Choir...

 
Seven Play in Honors Band
BY: Abi Pulvermacher on January 26, 2016

On Monday, January 25th, seven Whitewater High School Students participated in the Rock Valley Conference Honors Band at Evansville High School. The g...

 
FFA Goes Skiing
BY: Paul Majors on January 21, 2016

The Whitewater FFA had the opportunity to travel to Cascade Mountain on January 15. While we were there we had the opportunity to have a ski less...

 
Swimmers Make Top Ten List
BY: Joan Domitrz on January 20, 2016

Whitewater defeated Jefferson 88 to 81 and fell to Platteville 88 to 81 in a home boys’ swim meet on Tuesday, January 19. Every swimmer swa...

 
Pair Honored at Gateway
BY: Amy Houwers on January 19, 2016

Cheyenne Minton and Julian Sonn were honored at the MLK Celebration of Peace Mentors, a well-attended community event, at Gateway Technical College in...

 
Assembly Addresses Equality
BY: Chris Zimmerman on January 19, 2016

On January 18, Whitewater High School played host to several speakers to mark Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Day. The theme of the presentation, given ...

 
Students Make College Visit
BY: Lanora Heim on January 18, 2016

On Saturday, January 16, 2016, 16 WUSD students and families attended the 2nd Annual Bilingual (Spanish) visit program “Casa Abierta” host...

 
ACT Scores Top State Average
BY: Doug Parker on January 14, 2016

The Class of 2016 ACT scores were released January 13 by the Department of Public Instruction. This year’s seniors are the first full class to b...

 
Girls Continue to Roll
BY: Judy Harms on January 13, 2016

The Whitewater High School Girls’ Basketball Team handled Clinton 63-44 in a RVC cross-over game Tuesday evening, January 12. Rebekah Schumacher...

 
Gymnasts Hit Three Year High
BY: Jen Galbrecht on January 13, 2016

The Whitewater Whippets’ Gymnastics Team had an amazing first home meet and pulled out a win over Jefferson 121.65 to 118.325. This is the highe...

 
Three Wrestlers Go 5-0
BY: John Schimming on January 11, 2016

The Varsity was 3-2 in their 5 duals at the high school on Saturday with Thomas McManaway, Max Reid, and Daniel Soto all going 5-0. Tyler Gamble and J...

 
Pair Selected as Peace Mentors
BY: Amy Houwers on January 11, 2016

Seniors Cheyenne Minton and Julian Sonn were chosen to represent WHS as Peace Mentors. Cheyenne and Julian were chosen because they are positive role ...

 
Early Grads Present Portfolios
BY: Pamela Sonmor-Wintz on January 11, 2016

Whitewater High School early graduates Alexandra Berglin, Alexander Kincaid-Windhaeuser, Michael Lippens, and Karla Villarreal presented their Career ...

 
FBLA Sponsors Families
BY: Cynthia Teal on January 02, 2016

The FBLA Giving Tree Project was another success! Loose change was collected during first hour classes. The money collected was used to sponsor two lo...

 
Girls Ranked #1 in State Poll
BY: Judy Harms on December 31, 2015

The Whippet Girls’ Basketball Team defeated Wilmot 62-52 on Wednesday afternoon, December 30. Coach Harms stated, “Our balanced scoring wi...

 
FFA Adopts Three Families
BY: Paul Majors on December 22, 2015

The FFA and alumni FFA helped three school district families this holiday season by buying and wrapping gifts and providing a holiday meal to all of t...

 
FFA and NHS Donate and Deliver Fruit Baskets
BY: Pamela Sonmor-Wintz on December 22, 2015

NHS members Andrea Markham, Keely Fiedler, Holly Hough, Emily Heckert, and Sydney Hackney delivered holiday gift bags filled with delicious fruit dona...

 
NHS Adopts a Family for the Holidays
BY: Pamela Sonmor-Wintz on December 22, 2015

National Honor Society Members donated $300 in gifts for a Whitewater family in need through the Adopt a Family Program this year. 

 
Ketterhagen Selected to Attend Leadership Seminar
BY: Pamela Sonmor-Wintz on December 21, 2015

The faculty at Whitewater High School has chosen Ali Ketterhagen to attend the Wisconsin Leadership Seminar at UW-Whitewater in June 2016.

 
30 Students Inducted Into NHS
BY: Pamela Sonmor-Wintz on December 21, 2015

The 59th Annual National Honor Society Induction Ceremony took place on Wednesday evening, December 2, 2015, at 7:00 pm, in the Whitewater High School...

 
Students Celebrate Winter Week
BY: Amy Houwers on December 18, 2015

Students and staff wrapped up Winter Week with Ugly Sweater Day and the annual Holiday Break on Friday, December 18. During a morning assembly, the Wi...

 
NHS Assists with Fruit Baskets
BY: Pamela Sonmor-Wintz on December 18, 2015

National Honor Society members Jonathan Caldwell, Jan Maroske, Michaela Schumacher, and Sally Kate Hixson assembled Holiday Fruit Baskets with members...

 
Students Hear Back from France
BY: Becca Ebling on December 17, 2015

Following the attacks in Paris on November 13th, 2015, Whitewater High School students in all levels of French organized a care package to be sent to ...

 
Hilliger's Comic Strip Published
BY: Greg Stewart on December 17, 2015

Junior Michael Hilliger is now a featured cartoonist in the Badger Herald, UW-Madison’s independent student newspaper. Michael’s comic str...

 
Gymnasts Secure Win
BY: Jen Galbrecht on December 16, 2015

The Whitewater High School Gymnastics team competed in a non-conference dual meet at Janesville Parker Tuesday night, December 15, and once ...

 
Fall Musical Earns 11 Tommy Nominations
BY: Jim McCulloch on December 15, 2015

Congratulations to the cast, crew and orchestra of WHS Players' Production of "Once Upon a Mattress" for earning 11 Tommy Nomi...

 
Octagon Members Wrap Gifts for Toys for Kids
BY: Greg Stewart on December 15, 2015

WHS students and Octagon Club members helped community members with the UWW Optimist Club Toys for Kids project on December 14, 2015. Students helped ...

 
SADD Adopts Family
BY: Mary Taggart on December 14, 2015

SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) raised money from a recent Culver's Night and Circle Bash to purchase Christmas gifts for a family t...

 
Madrigal Dinner Held
BY: Karen Tordera on December 14, 2015

The Music Masters Ensemble presented their Madrigal Dinner on Saturday evening, December 12. After a delicious feast, there was beautiful&nb...

 
Girls Down Big Foot
BY: Judy Harms on December 11, 2015

Comments from Coach Harms: “The Whippets secured a very nice 69-43 win in a big RVC crossover game against Big Foot on Thursday, December 10. Bi...

 
Peer Mentors Awarded $1000 Grant
BY: Mary Geraghty on December 09, 2015

WHS Peer Mentors Yatziri Reyes and Natalia Cuevas wrote a grant application to help fund the Peer Mentor Program and were awarded $1,000 by the Depart...

 
Six Wrestlers Medal at Parker
BY: John Schimming on December 09, 2015

Twelve wrestlers competed in JV action at Janesville Parker on Saturday, December 5, and Whitewater came home with 2 champs and 4 runner-ups. Champs i...

 
Recycling Club Members Clean Up Roadsides
BY: Tony Tautges on December 08, 2015

Recycling Club members picked up over 50 pounds of recyclable materials from area roadsides recently. Please put recyclables in proper containers for ...

 
Video Winners Honored by LWV
BY: Greg Stewart on December 07, 2015

Congratulations to WHS students Alyx Kiernan, Katie Weaver, Rachel Stone, Tea Luehne, Julia Nelson, and Jeremy Hoesly who were honored at the 2015 Lea...

 
Mathematicians Compete in State Math Meet
BY: Mike Tamblyn on December 07, 2015

Twenty-six students competed in the State Math Meet on Thursday, December 3. The top 8 scorers within Whitewater High School were as follows: Tyl...

 
Operation Click Marches in Parade
BY: De Anda Levine on December 07, 2015

Operation Click participated in Whitewater’s Holiday Parade on Friday, December 4, to raise awareness about safe driving habits.

 
Octagon Assists with Breakfast with Santa
BY: Greg Stewart on December 05, 2015

Whitewater High School students and members of the WHS Octagon Club were volunteering their time bussing tables, singing holiday songs, and serving as...

 
Student Council Donates to Family Emergency Fund
BY: Amy Houwers on December 04, 2015

Student Council presented a check to Mrs. Mary Geraghty and the Family Emergency Fund during a recent Student Council meeting. The money will be used ...

 
Senior Art Students Decorate Office
BY: Deb Brigham-Schmuhl on November 30, 2015

CiCi Crowe and Emily Faust worked during their Senior Art Studio class to create an inspirational mural in their counselor's office.

 
Students Score High in Challenge
BY: Laura Masbruch on November 30, 2015

On Monday, November 16, students in computer science courses competed in the international Bebra’s Computational Thinking Challenge. Each studen...

 
Tickets Available for Madrigal Dinner
BY: Karen Tordera on November 30, 2015

The WHS Music Masters invites one and all to their "Madrigal Dinner" on December 12th. It will be held at the American Legion. The door...

 
Students Create Voting Videos
BY: Greg Stewart on November 30, 2015

Students were challenged to create a 3-minute educational and inspirational video on voting and encouraged to use their creativity in delivering requi...

 
Ensemble Performs at Fairhaven
BY: Karen Tordera on November 25, 2015

The Music Masters Ensemble performed at Fairhaven on Tuesday, November 24th. The song selection was from the repertoire that will be featured at ...

 
Pair Nominated for Kohl
BY: Pamela Sonmor-Wintz on November 24, 2015

Congratulations to Holly Hough and Leif Sahyun for being the Herb Kohl Excellence Scholarship nominees from Whitewater High School this year. Their ap...

 
Spanish Club Thanks FCCU
BY: Kate Kolak on November 24, 2015

Fort Community Credit Union treated Spanish Club to Toppers Pizza Monday evening. Students enjoyed pizza while watching a favorite Spanish t...

 
Student Council Purchases Thanksgiving Meal
BY: Amy Houwers on November 24, 2015

Members of Student Council bought a Thanksgiving meal for a local family for the holiday. Students spent a night after school planning the meal and sh...

 
Programmers Competing at MSOE
BY: Laura Masbruch on November 20, 2015

Sixteen WHS students are among 200 competing Friday morning, November 20, at the Milwaukee School of Engineering’s annual computer programming c...

 
Bilingual Skills Students Visit LINCS
BY: Colleen Mendez on November 20, 2015

Students in Bilingual Skills created stories for popular wordless children's books. After writing, revising, and practicing, they headed over to L...

 
Programmers Place Third at MSOE
BY: Laura Masbruch on November 20, 2015

Thirteen schools brought a total of 49 teams of four students each to the annual Milwaukee School of Engineering Opportunity Conference Computer Progr...

 
FBLA Sponsors Snow Pants Drive
BY: Cynthia Teal on November 18, 2015

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the Snow Pants Drive sponsored by the FBLA chapter. Many snow pants were collected and will be distributed to...

 
Schumacher Signs Letter of Intent
BY: Jeff Behrens on November 17, 2015

WHS Senior Michaela Schumacher today signed a Letter of Intent to attend Upper Iowa University under an Academic/Sports scholarship. She will play sof...

 
Swimmers Earn Honors
BY: Gina Foucault on November 17, 2015

A big congratulations to Sydney Zimdars on a fantastic last swim as a Whippet. Sydney swam the 500 Freestyle in 5:19.63, placing 10th&n...

 
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Tennis Claims RVC Title
BY: Tim Nelson on September 25, 2015

The Girls' Tennis Team won the Rock Valley Conference Tennis Tournament on Thursday, September 24. The girls won four individual conference c...

 
Liang Named Commended Student
BY: Doug Parker on September 24, 2015

Senior Benny Liang has been named a Commended Student in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program. About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the n...

 
Swim Team Races to Exciting Tie
BY: Gina Foucault on September 23, 2015

The Girls’ Swim Team hosted Elkhorn in a dual meet on Tuesday, September 22. The girls competed hard all the way through, with the final outcome...

 
Twelve Attend Leadership Workshop
BY: Kate Kolak on September 21, 2015

Twelve juniors and seniors traveled to Franklin, Wisconsin, on Monday, September 21, to be inspired for a great year at the Jostens Harbor Leader...

 
FFA Holding Annual Cookout Friday
BY: Paul Majors on September 16, 2015

The annual Whitewater FFA Alumni cookout is Friday, September 18th, from 5-7 prior to the start of the home football game. They will be serving butter...

 
Peer Mentors Set to Work with Younger Students
BY: Mary Geraghty on September 16, 2015

Peer Mentors for the 2015-16 school year are gearing up to work with younger students throughout the district. For more information about the program,...

 
NHS Accepting Donations of Recyclables
BY: Pamela Sonmor-Wintz on September 16, 2015

The National Honor Society at Whitewater High School helps the environment by recycling ink cartridges and used cell phones. Items can be delivered to...

 
Tennis Wins Edgerton Quad
BY: Tim Nelson on September 15, 2015

On Saturday, September 12, the Whippet Tennis Team traveled to Edgerton for the Edgerton Quad. Third set tie breakers were Whitewater's friend tha...

 
CC Fundraises Via Mow-A-Thon
BY: Chad Carstens on September 13, 2015

The Boys' and Girls' Whitewater Cross Country Teams would like to thank the greater Whitewater community for supporting them in Saturday&...

 
Football Team Claims First Victory
BY: Tom Grosinske on September 05, 2015

The Whippet Football Team defeated McFarland 32-22 on Friday evening, September 4, in a game played at UWW’s Perkins Stadium. Coach Tom Grosinsk...

 
Cross Country Hosts Alumni Meet
BY: Chad Carstens on September 01, 2015

Under soggy conditions the boys’ and girls’ cross country teams were able to lace up their spikes to see where their current fitness level...

 
WHS Grads Do Well on ACT
BY: Doug Parker on August 29, 2015

ACT recently released national and state scores for the graduating class of 2015. Locally, WHS scored above the state average in all four ar...

 
Four Student Teachers Join Staff
BY: Doug Parker on August 27, 2015

Staff at WHS will be working with four university students during the fall semester as they intern or student teach. Mr. Steven Lee will be student te...

 
WHS Welcomes Over 30 New Students
BY: Pamela Sonmor-Wintz on August 26, 2015

A New Student Orientation Program was held at Whitewater High School on Tuesday, August 25, at 1 pm. Over 30 students from Wisconsin, I...

 
WHS Welcomes Six New Staff Members
BY: Doug Parker on August 26, 2015

Whitewater High School is pleased to welcome six new full time staff members for the 2015-2016 school year. Ms. Rebecca Ebling will be teaching French...

 
Girls Sweep Tennis Quad
BY: Tim Nelson on August 19, 2015

The Whippet Girls’ Tennis Team hosted and won their Quad on Wednesday, August 19, defeating Westosha, Lake Mills, and West Salem. Individually, ...

 
Barrett Recognized as Top Composer
BY: Abi Pulvermacher on August 17, 2015

Nathan Barrett has been recognized as a top student composer in the state of Wisconsin through the WSMA Student Composition Project. Nathan's comp...

 
Gateway Donates Tools
BY: Doug Parker on August 17, 2015

Gateway Technical College hosted a seminar giving several area high school instructors including WHS Technology and Engineering Instructor Mike Wintz ...

 
Whippets Score Well on AP Tests
BY: Doug Parker on August 14, 2015

During the 2014-2015 school year, just under 200 students completed an AP course at Whitewater High School with 129 exams being taken. Students have t...

 
FBLA Officers Plan Year
BY: Cynthia Teal on August 14, 2015

The FBLA local chapter officer team (Maggie Hough, Andi Markham, Travis Winger, Emma Stutzman, Sally Kate Hixson) met on Thursday at Culver&...

 
Tennis to Host Fundraiser
BY: Greg Stewart on August 12, 2015

The Whitewater High School Girls’ Tennis Team will be hosting their 9th Annual Gilda's Club JV Tournament (benefiting the Gilda's Club o...

 
Operation Click CARTS Featured in Parade
BY: Joe Lynch on July 08, 2015

Operation Click would like to extend a thank you to Walworth County Deputy Sheriff Nelson for bringing the CARTS to the Whitewater Fourth of July Para...

 
Summer School Musical Opens Thursday, July 9
BY: David Brokhopp on July 05, 2015

The Summer School Musical Disney’s Aladdin Jr. opens Thursday night, July 9. Performances will take place Thursday and Friday at 7 pm, and there...

 
Students March in Parade
BY: Greg Stewart on July 05, 2015

Many groups of students marched in the Whitewater Fourth of July Parade including the State Champion Girls’ Basketball Team, Operation Click, th...

 
Four Attend Badger Girls State
BY: Pamela Sonmor-Wintz on July 01, 2015

Sally Kate Hixson, Caleigh Judd, Sarah Ziolkowski, and Holly Hough joined students from across Wisconsin who were selected to attend the 72nd ses...

 
Kuhnke Competing at National FBLA Conference
BY: Cynthia Teal on July 01, 2015

Keira Kuhnke is currently attending the FBLA National Leadership Conference, along with 11,000 FBLA members from across the country, at the Hyatt Rege...

 
Musical Stars Shine at Tommy Awards
BY: Greg Stewart on June 11, 2015

The 2015 Tommy Awards celebrate excellence in musical theater and feature performances and production numbers from award-winning high school...

 
Staff Members Say Farewell
BY: Doug Parker on June 10, 2015

Whitewater High School is saying goodbye to three staff members as the school year comes to a close. Ms. Libby Dahlinger will be heading to Oshkosh We...

 
Three Compete at State
BY: John Houwers on June 07, 2015

The 2015 track and field season came to an end at the State Meet on the UW-LaCrosse track. The weekend started out with Keagen Stonewerth competing in...

 
Community Members Assist with Portfolios
BY: Pamela Sonmor-Wintz on June 04, 2015

The Class of 2015 presented their Career and Academic Portfolios for parents, teachers, community members, and other invited guests at Whitewater High...

 
Hitchcock Takes Poetry Prize
BY: Barry DeKemper on June 04, 2015

The Walworth County Arts Council has awarded a first prize in poetry to Whitewater High School junior Hannah Hitchcock as a part of its 2015 “Wi...

 
Student Council Members Unplug
BY: Amy Houwers on June 04, 2015

On Tuesday, June 2, a group of Student Council members agreed to give up their phones for 24 hours. Students commented how hard it was to be without t...

 
Senior Studio Project Presented
BY: Laura Masbruch on June 04, 2015

This year was the first year advanced computer science students could opt to complete an independent study program called Senior Project Development S...

 
NHS Hosts Power Study Night
BY: Pamela Sonmor-Wintz on June 04, 2015

The National Honor Society hosted an event called, "Power Study Night" at WHS on Wednesday, June 3, from 3 - 6 pm, to encourage st...

 
Accounting Students Visit Businesses
BY: Cynthia Teal on June 02, 2015

The Accounting and Advanced Accounting students enjoyed a day out in the field. The first stop was at Ball Metal Beverage Packaging in Fort Atkinson. ...

 
High Honors Students Recognized
BY: Doug Parker on June 02, 2015

Whitewater High School held the first ever High Honors Reception on Monday, June 1. Students with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher were invited to at...

 
Three Whippets Qualify for State
BY: John Houwers on May 30, 2015

The Whippets competed Friday night at East Troy in the Division 2 Sectional Track and Field Meet. Three Whippets qualified for the State Mee...

 
Whippets Earn #1 Seed
BY: Jeff Behrens on May 29, 2015

The Whippet Girls’ Soccer Team won their regular season finale Thursday evening against Jefferson. Finally in the 43rd minute, Milena ...

 
English 9 Studies Thoreau
BY: Anne Cresswell on May 29, 2015

Students in English 9 took advantage of the warm, dry weather, while calling on their inner Thoreau, and took a nature walk. English 9 students a...

 
Students Named Vals and Sals
BY: Doug Parker on May 28, 2015

Whitewater High School is pleased to announce three Valedictorians and one Salutatorian for the Class of 2015. Wentao Guo, Lauren Lohff, and Sarah Sch...

 
Seniors Awarded Over $900,000
BY: Pamela Sonmor-Wintz on May 28, 2015

Scholarship Night was held at Whitewater High School on Wednesday, May 27, in the auditorium. Fifty-two seniors in the Class of 2015 won over $900,000...

 
Softball Wins Regional Opener
BY: Jeff Behrens on May 28, 2015

The Whippet Softball Team Topped Lake Mills in the First Round of WIAA Regional Play on Wednesday, May 27. It took the Whippets just 5 innings to knoc...

 
Track & Field Athletes Advance
BY: John Houwers on May 27, 2015

The Whippet Track and Field Teams competed in Clinton on Tuesday for their Regional meet. Only those athletes finishing in the top 4 qualify for Secti...

 
Top 10% Honored by Rotary
BY: Pamela Sonmor-Wintz on May 26, 2015

Whitewater High School seniors in the top 10% of their graduating class were honored by the Rotary Club during a luncheon at the Fin & Hooves Coun...

 
Spanish V Students Visit Chazen Museum
BY: Kate Kolak on May 22, 2015

Spanish V students traveled to the Chazen Museum of Art on the UW Madison campus to view a Cuban photography exhibit on Thursday, May 21. The students...

 
Ag Class Creates a Buzz
BY: Paul Majors on May 22, 2015

Whitewater bee specialist Peter Underwood educates high school students in Mr. Majors’ Environmental Conservation class about raising bees. Rece...

 
Spanish Club Gathers at Cozumel
BY: Kate Kolak on May 22, 2015

For the Spanish Club Final Fiesta, a small group gathered for dinner at Cozumel Whitewater. Mrs. Kolak said, “Dinner was yummy.”

 
Eco Bio Goes Into the Field
BY: Petra VandeZande on May 21, 2015

Students in the Ecological Biology class had ideal weather Monday, May 18th, to get out in the field and learn about the oak savannah restoration proj...

 
New Lead Dogs Go Through Training
BY: AJ Paul on May 20, 2015

A new class of Lead Dogs is eager to start their role in helping the 8th graders transition to high school. But before they begin, they took time out ...

 
Art Students Exchange Projects
BY: Deb Brigham-Schumuhl on May 20, 2015

An exchange of learning projects took place in the Middle School IMC on Monday, May 18, between middle school and high school students. Four 12th...

 
Students and Staff Tackle the Cancer Assault Challenge
BY: Colleen Mendez on May 20, 2015

Team Whippets participated in the Cancer Assault Challenge on Sunday, May 17th. The 5k run included obstacles such as mud, paddle-boarding, tires, a g...

 
Handbell Choir to Debut at Concert
BY: Karen Tordera on May 19, 2015

On Wednesday, the Whitewater High School Choirs will present their Spring Concert at 7:30 pm in the WHS Auditorium. Selections will include "Brid...

 
Tennis Wins Four Conference Medals
BY: AJ Paul on May 18, 2015

The Rock Valley Conference Tennis Tournament was played last Thursday, suspended for rain, and finished on Friday. It was great tournament. The W...

 
Boys' Place Second in RVC
BY: John Houwers on May 17, 2015

The Whippet Boys’ Track and Field Team competed at the RVC Track and Field Championships at East Troy on Saturday. The boys finished 2nd, f...

 
Girls Set School Records
BY: John Houwers on May 17, 2015

The Girls’ Track and Field Teams competed at the RVC Championships at East Troy on Saturday. The girls finished 4th. For the Whippets, the ...

 
Drowsy Wins Four Tommy's
BY: Doug Parker on May 15, 2015

The Tommy Awards have announced the winners for the season. Director Jim McCulloch is proud to announce that WHS's production of "The Drowsy ...

 
Kowalski Wins Cupcake War
BY: Lynn Weilbrenner on May 15, 2015

The first period Foods class participated in the 1st Annual Cupcake War Culinary Competition on Friday, May 15. There were 20 different cupcakes in th...

 
Softball Celebrates Seniors
BY: Ron Sdano on May 15, 2015

The softball team enjoyed Senior Night with a victory on Thursday night over Edgerton in extra innings. Emilie Kachel, Lauren Lohff, Emily Stoll,...

 
Exploratory Tech Students Soar
BY: Cody Watson on May 14, 2015

Mr. Watson's Exploratory Tech classes built and launched homemade model rockets. The students made the fuselage, nose cone, wings, and engine plug...

 
Tennis Wins East Troy Quad
BY: AJ Paul on May 11, 2015

With wins of 4-3 over East Troy, 5-2 over Edgerton, and 7-0 over University Lake the Whippet Boys’ Tennis team claimed another quad championship...

 
NHS Elects New Officers
BY: Pamela Sonmor-Wintz on May 08, 2015

The National Honor Society at Whitewater High School is proud to announce the new officers for the 2015-2016 school year. Pictured from left to right ...

 
Students Recycle with Green School Project
BY: Pamela Sonmor-Wintz on May 08, 2015

The National Honor Society at Whitewater High School recycles ink cartridges & used cell phones through the Green School Project each year. M...

 
Six Seniors Complete GED02 Program
BY: Doug Parker on May 08, 2015

This year, six students completed the GED Option #2 program through Whitewater High School. The program is a way for students who are credit deficient...

 
Guo Named National Merit Scholar
BY: Doug Parker on May 07, 2015

Congratulations to Wentao Guo for winning a National Merit Scholarship of $2,500. More than 1.5 million students took the PSAT, an...

 
FFA Hosts Plant Sale
BY: Paul Majors on May 07, 2015

The FFA plant sale is open Wednesday, May 6, from 9am to 7 pm. It will be open again Thursday and Friday, May 7 and 8, from 9am to 4pm and Saturday, M...

 
Cheer Team Forming
BY: Michelle DiFiore on May 05, 2015

WUSD is proud to announce sign-ups for the Whitewater Unified Cheer Team. This activity is open to students currently in 5th –11th grade. Our go...

 
Tennis Wins Edgerton Quad
BY: AJ Paul on May 05, 2015

The Whippet Boys’ Tennis Team was the winner of the Edgerton Quad Tournament on Saturday, May 2. The Whippets won behind three first place finis...

 
Seniors Honored at Top Ten Banquet
BY: Doug Parker on May 05, 2015

The Rock Valley Conference Top Ten Banquet was held at Edgerton High School on Sunday, May 3, 2015. Students honored as members of Whitewater High Sch...

 
Five Compete at State NHD
BY: Greg Stewart on May 01, 2015

Five freshmen students participated in the National History Day State Competition, which took place at the University of Wisconsin Madison on Saturday...

 
Construction Students Participate in Hands On Career Fair
BY: Jessica Prokop on May 01, 2015

On April 30th, 19 students attended a Construction Career Fair at JP Cullen in Janesville. Students experienced hands-on demonstrations and spoke to r...

 
Soccer Team Honors Seniors
BY: Jeff Behrens on May 01, 2015

Before the Jefferson game on Thursday night the Soccer Seniors were introduced, thanked for their contributions, and given some gifts. Here is a photo...

 
Baseball Extends Winning Streak
BY: Jeff Behrens on May 01, 2015

The Whitewater Whippets Varsity baseball team improved their record to 5-5 on the season by beating Evansville Thursday night 3-2. The Whippets turned...

 
NHS Hosts Blood Drive
BY: Pamela Sonmor-Wintz on May 01, 2015

The National Honor Society hosted an American Red Cross Blood Drive at Whitewater High School on Friday, May 1. Forty-one units of blood were collecte...

 
Senior Recital Held at Fairhaven
BY: Karen Tordera on April 29, 2015

On Sunday, April 26th, Whitewater High School Music Seniors were invited to perform a concert at Fairhaven. This annual event is a wonderful opportuni...

 
Three Earn Exemplary Ratings at State
BY: Karen Tordera on April 29, 2015

On April 25th, thirty students from the band and choir participated in WSMA State Solo/Ensemble. Out of the 27 events, 18 received a first rating. Thr...

 
Spanish Club Hosts Guacamole Day
BY: Kate Kolak on April 28, 2015

On Tuesday, Spanish Club celebrated the Avocado with our Make & Take Guacamole Day! YUM! The avocado is a fruit (sometimes even considered a berry...

 
Kiernan Designs Memorial Bench
BY: Laura Masbruch on April 27, 2015

You may notice a new bench under the tree in front of the high school. Staff made donations, and junior art student Alyx Kiernan came up with a geomet...

 
NHS Members Hosting Exchange Weekend
BY: Pamela Sonmor-Wintz on April 25, 2015

National Honor Society members are hosting international students from Brazil, France, Italy, Peru, Chili, Finland, Japan, Croatia, Denmark, Thailand,...

 
Operation Click to Award Car
BY: Joe Lynch on April 24, 2015

Andrew Gildner and Landon Walker are the two students who will have a chance to win the Operation Click car on Friday, April 24. Along with students f...

 
Pelayo Sings National Anthem at Whippet Show
BY: Karen Tordera on April 24, 2015

Whippet Senior Josh Pelayo represented Whitewater High School as he sang the National Anthem at the opening of the American Whippet Club 29th Annual N...

 
Musicians to Compete at State on Saturday
BY: Abi Pulvermacher on April 22, 2015

On Saturday April 25th, 30 Whitewater High School Students will participate in the WSMA State Solo/Ensemble hosted at UW-Whitewater. This event i...

 
Students in Exploratory Tech Race Their CO
BY: Cody Watson on April 22, 2015

Exploratory Tech students have been building and racing CO2 powered cars.

 
Students Present to PLTW Board
BY: Joe Lynch on April 22, 2015

Students in the Principles of Engineering (POE) and Digital Electronics (DE) classes shared some of their coursework with the Project Lead the Way Adv...

 
Art Students to Exhibit Work
BY: Deb Brigham-Schumuhl on April 21, 2015

Art by students from ages 4 to 18 will be featured in the May exhibit at the Whitewater Arts Alliance’s Cultural Arts Center on 402 West Main St...

 
Kuhnke Qualifies for Nationals
BY: Cynthia Teal on April 20, 2015

Congratulations to all of the members who competed at the FBLA State Conference! Whitewater High School was well represented by these young adults. St...

 
Foucault To Sign Letter of Intent
BY: Jeff Behrens on April 20, 2015

WHS will be conducting an Athletic Signing Day for Sara Foucault, as she will be signing her National Letter of Intent to attend Northern Michigan on ...

 
Softball Sweeps Double-Header
BY: Jeff Behrens on April 20, 2015

The Whitewater Whippet softball team swept a double-header at East Troy on Saturday, 18-7 and 9-2. The sweep brings the Whippets’ conference rec...

 
Schumacher Named WIAA Scholar Athlete
BY: Jeff Behrens on April 17, 2015

Senior Sarah Schumacher was named one of 32 WIAA Scholar Athletes. Schumacher became only the fifth Whippet to have earned the distinction of WIAA Sch...

 
Programmers Place Second at Marquette
BY: Laura Masbruch on April 16, 2015

The Whitewater High School Computer Programming Team of Wentao Guo, Chamath Gunawardena, Leif Sahyun, and Mitch Dalzin competed at Marquette Universit...

 
Engineering Students Build Robotic Equipment
BY: Cody Watson on April 16, 2015

The Principles Of Engineering (POE) class designed, built and programmed robotic arms and transport vehicles.

 
DuVal and Porras Honored for Service
BY: Pamela Sonmor-Wintz on April 16, 2015

Whitewater High School seniors Thomas DuVal and Daniela Porras received "A Day of Difference" Award at the Gen...

 
FBLA Members Competing at State
BY: Cynthia Teal on April 14, 2015

The State FBLA Conference continues today at the LaCrosse Convention Center. Nine students representing Whitewater High School await this afterno...

 
Softball Moves To 3-0
BY: Jeff Behrens on April 14, 2015

The Whippet Softball Team improved its record to 3-0 on Monday, April 13, beating Palmyra-Eagle, 9-2. A big seventh inning for the Whippets sealed the...

 
Soccer Battles for Conference Lead
BY: Jeff Behrens on April 14, 2015

Monday night the Whitewater Girls’ Soccer Team traveled to Walworth to battle for a share of the conference lead with the Big Foot Lady Chi...

 
NHS Members Assist with Downtown Cleanup
BY: Pamela Sonmor-Wintz on April 13, 2015

National Honor Society members from Whitewater High School cleaned up downtown Whitewater on Saturday morning, April 11. Students enjoyed the opp...

 
Soccer Plays to a Tie
BY: Jeff Behrens on April 13, 2015

The Whitewater Girls’ Soccer Team traveled to Delavan on Friday night, April 10, to take on the Comets. Whitewater dominated the midfield w...

 
Vaulters Soar at Clinton Relays
BY: John Houwers on April 12, 2015

The Whippet Track and Field Teams competed at the Clinton Relays against all 11 other RVC teams on Saturday, April 11. The boys’ pole vault...

 
Math Team Tops State Competition
BY: Mike Tamblyn on April 08, 2015

Whitewater's Varsity Math Team placed first in the State Math Meet for Class B. Schools are organized into classes/divisions for the competition b...

 
Jazz Band Takes "World" Tour
BY: Abi Pulvermacher on April 02, 2015

Thank you to LINCS, Washington Elementary, Lakeview Elementary, and Whitewater Middle School for welcoming the High School Jazz Band into your schools...

 
Pair Selected For Honors Groups
BY: Abi Pulvermacher on March 31, 2015

Allisan Barrett (Band) and Lydia Wiley Deal (Treble) have been selected as top students in the state of Wisconsin to perform as part of the State Hono...

 
Group Travels Through Guatemala
BY: Sara Baysinger on March 25, 2015

A group of 39 WHS sophomores, juniors and seniors left for Guatemala on Sunday, March 22. They began their adventure in Antigua, Guatemala, which...

 
Student Group Explores France
BY: Elizabeth Balge on March 25, 2015

Fourteen WHS French students spent the past year preparing for their nine-day spring break adventure in France. The adventure began with three days in...

 
Track & Field Season Underway
BY: John Houwers on March 21, 2015

The 2015 track and field season got underway Friday night at UWW Kachel Fieldhouse with the Nelson/Daniel Classic. The Whippets had some strong perfor...

 
Twenty-Seven Musicians Qualify for State Solo & Ensemble
BY: Karen Tordera on March 20, 2015

Congratulations to the 61 WHS Band and Choir Students who participated in 70 events at District Solo/Ensemble in Jefferson on Saturday, March 14th. Tw...

 
Group Prepares to Leave for Guatemala
BY: Kate Kolak on March 20, 2015

GRACIAS you to the WUSD staff and local families for the generous donations that were made for our students to take to Guatemala and Belize. Two suitc...

 
Jazz Band Celebrates Music in our Schools Month
BY: Abi Pulvermacher on March 20, 2015

In honor of Music in our Schools Month, the Jazz Band greeted students and staff as they entered the building on more than one occasion this week. The...

 
Porras Exhibiting in RVC Traveling Art Show
BY: Deb Brigham-Schumuhl on March 17, 2015

The RVC Traveling Art Show 2015 has arrived at Whitewater High School. Representing our school with her excellent acrylic painting is Daniela Porras. ...

 
Students Set To Depart for France
BY: Elizabeth Balge on March 17, 2015

A group of Whitewater High School French students will be starting their adventure in France later this week. You can follow their trip on their blog ...

 
Pair Named to All-State Team
BY: Judy Harms on March 17, 2015

The Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) unanimously selected Sarah Schumacher to the Division 3 All-State Team. Sarah was one of ten playe...

 
Swimmers to Compete at Nationals
BY: Jeff Behrens on March 17, 2015

Swimmers Benny Liang and Jon Zimdars will be heading to Orlando this week to compete as NCSA Nationals as part of the J-Hawk Swim Team. They start com...

 
Girls Complete Perfect Season with State Title
BY: Jeff Behrens on March 15, 2015

Congratulations to the undefeated Whippet Girls’ Basketball Team on their State Championship! The Whippets defeated Xavier 49-43 on Saturday aft...

 
Girls Earn Trip to State Finals
BY: Jeff Behrens on March 13, 2015

The Whippets defeated Kettle Moraine Lutheran, 47-30, today in the State Semi-Finals. Rebekah Schumacher was the leading WHS scorer with 14, followed ...

 
Juniors Selected for Badger Girls
BY: Pamela Sonmor-Wintz on March 12, 2015

Holly Hough, Sarah Ziolkowski, Sally Kate Hixson, and Emma Stutzman have been selected by the faculty at Whitewater High School to attend Badger Girls...

 
Mathematicians Celebrate Pi Day
BY: Mike Tamblyn on March 12, 2015

Ninety students ordered Pi Day shirts in celebration of 3/14/15. Pi is a mathematical constant with the first 10 digits being 3.141592653. 3/14/1...

 
Wrestlers Presented Individual Awards
BY: John Schimming on March 11, 2015

The wrestling team held its awards banquet on Tuesday evening, and a number of individual awards were presented. Team Leader Awards were presented to ...

 
Math Team Claims RVC Title
BY: Mike Tamblyn on March 11, 2015

Congratulations to the math teams on their finishes at last night’s RVC Math Meet. Varsity won first place in conference, and the JV team t...

 
O'Hara Competes at State
BY: Jen Galbrecht on March 08, 2015

Whitewater's Kelly O'Hara finished out her season at the Wisconsin State Gymnastics Meet Saturday with one of her best meets al...

 
Girls Headed to State
BY: Judy Harms on March 08, 2015

The girls’ basketball team defeated Dodgeville, 57-54, on Saturday afternoon to claim the Sectional Title and advance to the state tournament in...

 
Zimdars Named Swimmer of the Year
BY: Jeff Behrens on March 06, 2015

Jonathon Zimdars was voted Southern Lakes Conference Swimmer/Athlete of the Year. He is the first Whitewater High School boys’ swimmer to e...

 
Girls Advance To Sectional Final
BY: Judy Harms on March 06, 2015

The girls defeated Brodhead, 60-43, on Thursday, March 5, to remain undefeated and advance to the sectional final in Middleton on Saturday at 1:00 whe...

 
Intro to Business Goes Global
BY: Cynthia Teal on March 03, 2015

Students in Intro to Business are currently learning about conducting business around the globe.  Each student researched a multinational company...

 
Schumacher Reaches 1000
BY: Judy Harms on March 03, 2015

The State’s #1 ranked Division 3 Whitewater High School Girls’ Basketball Team clinched the Regional Title on Saturday night by defeating ...

 
Girls Claim Regional Title
BY: Judy Harms on March 01, 2015

The Whippets pulled through in the showdown between two undefeated, state-ranked teams, defeating Lakeside Lutheran 69-61 on Saturday night. Lake...

 
Pair Attends Global Youth Summit
BY: Kate Kolak on March 01, 2015

Senior Zachary Popke and Junior Sarah Ziolkowski attended The Wisconsin Global Youth Summit at UW Madison on Saturday, February 28. They and over...

 
O'Hara Headed to State Gymnastics
BY: Jen Galbrecht on March 01, 2015

The Whitewater Gymnastics Team competed at Sectionals Saturday afternoon, and Kelly O'Hara qualified individually for the Wisconsin State Tourname...

 
Spanish IV Students Compete in Cook Off
BY: Kate Kolak on February 27, 2015

Spanish IV students were given a chance to design their own unit and include any activity they wanted. The one activity they overwhelmingly wanted was...

 
Students Donate Hats to Children's Hospital
BY: Sara Baysinger on February 25, 2015

During the fall and winter months, a group of Whitewater High School students joined the after-school club, “The Stitching Nook” with Mrs....

 
Three Discuss Public Education
BY: Greg Stewart on February 25, 2015

The Whitewater Area League of Women Voters Program on February 21 featured three Whitewater High School students commenting on Whitewater Public Educa...

 
Students Prepare for ACT
BY: AJ Paul on February 24, 2015

On a cold Saturday, starting at 7am, 55 Whitewater High School students spent their morning taking a practice ACT test. The practice test is...

 
Anat & Phys Students Test Vitruvius' Theory
BY: Michelle DiFiore on February 24, 2015

Students in Anatomy and Physiology took advantage of Friday’s 80 minute class periods to test a theory postulated by Vitruvius, an ancient Roman...

 
Two Qualify for State Wrestling
BY: John Schimming on February 22, 2015

The Whippets qualified two wrestlers for state at the Sectional tournament held on Saturday at Milwaukee Lutheran High School. James Eh...

 
Swimmers Crowned State Champs in Two Events
BY: Jeff Behrens on February 21, 2015

Both the 200 Medley Relay and Benny Liang in the 100 Breast topped their competition at the State Swim Meet on Friday night. When Wentao Guo, Benny Li...

 
Undefeated Girls Claim Conference Championship
BY: Judy Harms on February 20, 2015

Whippet Girls’ Basketball finished the regular season 22-0, defeating East Troy on Thursday night, 61-32, on Senior Night, to complete...

 
Spring Play Opens February 26
BY: Jim McCulloch on February 19, 2015

It’s time to escape the last days of Wisconsin winter by taking in the Whitewater High School Players production of “Play On!” Feb. ...

 
Exploratory Tech Students Test Their Accuracy Using 3D Printing
BY: Cody Watson on February 19, 2015

The Exploratory Tech classes used the 3D printer to test the accuracy of measurements taken of an actual part. Every student made a 3D model of a part...

 
Girls Closing in on Undefeated Regular Season
BY: Judy Harms on February 17, 2015

The Whippets are one game away from securing an undefeated regular season schedule. The Whitewater Girls’ Basketball Team notched a victory over...

 
Five Wrestlers Qualify for Sectionals
BY: John Schimming on February 16, 2015

The Whippet wrestling team had 5 individuals place in the top two of their respective weight class and earn a trip to the next level of the state tour...

 
FBLA Members Visit Hearthstone
BY: Cynthia Teal on February 16, 2015

Members of the FBLA Chapter recently visited the residents at Hearthstone. It has been FBLA's tradition to complete this service project around Va...

 
Swimmers Qualify 7 Events for State
BY: Jeff Behrens on February 15, 2015

Whitewater High School has qualified five individual events and two relays for the WIAA Division II State Swim Meet to be held at the UW Madison ...

 
Soccer Working Toward Fundraising Goal
BY: Jeff Behrens on February 14, 2015

Whitewater High School Soccer, the Whitewater Community Foundation and Jeff Behrens, WHS athletic director, are pleased to announce that the program h...

 
Gymnasts Win First Dual
BY: Jen Galbrecht on February 14, 2015

The Whitewater Gymnastics Team had their first dual meet win of the season Thursday night against Elkhorn (116.275, 111.325). It was a packed house as...

 
Whippets Defeat Edgerton
BY: Dan Gnatzig on February 14, 2015

The Whippet Boys’ Basketball Team squeezed by Edgerton, 56-54, on Thursday night. Whitewater was leading by 11 at the end of the first quarter a...

 
Guo Named National Merit Finalist
BY: Doug Parker on February 10, 2015

Congratulations to Wentao Guo for being named Whitewater High School's 14th ever National Merit Finalist! Wentao is ...

 
Swimmers Claim 6 SLC Titles
BY: Jeff Behrens on February 09, 2015

The boys’ swim team traveled to UW-Platteville Saturday to compete in the SLC Conference Championship Swim Meet, where they finished in 3rd plac...

 
Ehlen, Saylor RVC Champs
BY: John Schimming on February 09, 2015

Saturday the wrestlers traveled to East Troy for the RVC wrestling tournament and ended the day with two champions. John Saylor had a dominating ...

 
Eight Qualify for State FBLA
BY: Cynthia Teal on February 09, 2015

On Saturday, February 7, over twenty FBLA members competed at the Regional Leadership Conference at Chilton High School. In addition, Sally ...

 
Guo Candidate for Presidential Scholar
BY: Doug Parker on February 06, 2015

Wentao Guo has been named one of more than 3,900 candidates in the 2015 US Presidential Scholars Program. The candidates were selected from nearly 3.4...

 
Singers Part of RVC Honors Ensemble
BY: Karen Tordera on February 03, 2015

Eleven WHS Choir students participated in the Rock Valley Conference Honors Choir on Thursday, January 29th. They performed at Big Foot Union High Sch...

 
Girls Extend Streak to 17
BY: Judy Harms on February 03, 2015

Whitewater Girls’ Basketball extended their winning streak to 17 with a 60-32 win over Jefferson Friday evening. Myriama Smith led&nbs...

 
Student Teachers Join Staff
BY: Doug Parker on January 31, 2015

Whitewater High School is pleased to welcome four student teachers for second semester. Michael Ploch will be working with Amy Houwers in Special...

 
Swim Team Ends Home Season on High Note
BY: Jeff Behrens on January 31, 2015

Tuesday night, January 27, the Boys’ Swim Team swam its last dual meet at home winning the meet and finishing the season with the best Conf...

 
Students Assist with Book Drive
BY: Pamela Sonmor-Wintz on January 31, 2015

National Honor Society members Ben Zaballos, Isabelle Zahn, Cheyenne Minton, and Sydney Hackney participated in the Whitewater Literacy Book Drive Pro...

 
FFA Sponsors Ski Trip to Cascade
BY: Paul Majors on January 31, 2015

Nearly 40 FFA members, families, and friends traveled to Cascade Mountain ski hill Friday night, January 23rd, for a special ski outing.&nbs...

 
Students Participate in Honors Band
BY: Abi Pulvermacher on January 28, 2015

On Monday, January 26, nine of Whitewater High School Bands’ finest students participated in the Rock Valley Conference Honors Band. Students tr...

 
Gymnasts Prepare to Face Top D1 School
BY: Jen Galbrecht on January 28, 2015

The Whippet Gymnasts came up short Tuesday night against Jefferson scoring 113.925 to their 119.15.Despite the loss, the team still had a number of ou...

 
Pepapalooza Draws 120 Participants
BY: Abi Pulvermacher on January 26, 2015

On Thursday, January 22, fifth through twelfth grade students got together for the 3rd Annual Pepapalooza- District Wide Pep Band. Over 120 students p...

 
Grosinske Named Head Football Coach
BY: Jeff Behrens on January 26, 2015

It is with great excitement that Whitewater High School announces the hiring of Tom Grosinske as the new Head Football Coach for the Whippets.  C...

 
Wrestlers Crown Five Champions
BY: John Schimming on January 26, 2015

It was a good weekend for the wrestlers as they had five champions, one runner-up, one third place finisher, and five fourth place finishers, in a 9 t...

 
Practice ACT Test Session Offered
BY: AJ Paul on January 26, 2015

WHS is offering a practice ACT on Saturday, February 21st. The practice test will be a full test including writing. It will be administered just ...

 
Winning Streak is New Program Record
BY: Judy Harms on January 20, 2015

The Whippet girls held visiting Brodhead to just 7 points in the second half on Monday night as they reach a 14 game winning streak, the longest in th...

 
Free Help Offered with FAFSA
BY: AJ Paul on January 20, 2015

There’s free help available to get money for college! College Goal Wisconsin will host 35 events at 30 different locations across the state...

 
NHS Hosts Power Study Night
BY: Pamela Sonmor-Wintz on January 20, 2015

The National Honor Society hosted an event called Power Study Night for students at Whitewater High School on Wednesday, January 14. Students who...

 
Ceranske Selected for Leadership Seminar
BY: Pamela Sonmor-Wintz on January 20, 2015

Whitewater High School is proud to announce that Heather Ceranske has been selected to attend the Wisconsin Leadership Seminar for high school sophomo...

 
Girls Continue Winning Streak
BY: Judy Harms on January 14, 2015

The visiting Whippets extended their winning streak to 12 after defeating Clinton 73-40 in a Rock Valley Conference crossover game. Four players ...

 
New NHS Members Inducted
BY: Pamela Sonmor-Wintz on January 12, 2015

The 58th Annual National Honor Society Induction Ceremony took place on Wednesday evening, December 3, 2014, at 7:00 pm, in the Whitewater High School...

 
Students of the Month Honored
BY: Joe Lynch on January 11, 2015

The Whitewater Optimist Club sponsors many events and activities for students in our school district. One of those activities is&n...

 
Swim Team Honors Seniors
BY: Jeff Behrens on January 11, 2015

The seniors on the WHS Swim Team were recognized and honored at the dual swim meet between WHS and Elkhorn on Tuesday night. They are Kit Zo...

 
Computer Science Students Practice Recursion
BY: Laura Masbruch on January 05, 2015

AP Computer Science students began their study of recursion today by making copies of themselves to solve a factorial problem. The students solved the...

 
Girls Move to 10-0
BY: Judy Harms on January 03, 2015

The Whippet girls grabbed an impressive non-conference win against Stoughton on Friday, January 2. Whitewater answered the mid-season test through a t...

 
NHS Teams with Local Company
BY: Pamela Sonmor-Wintz on December 23, 2014

The Whitewater High School National Honor Society and Michels Pipeline Construction Company purchased gifts for families in need for the holiday seaso...

 
AP English Lit Hosts Alum as Guest Speaker
BY: Anne Kuske on December 23, 2014

WHS grad Chad Koch spoke with Mrs. Kuske's AP English Lit students on Friday, December 19.  Chad, who earned his master's degree in Creat...

 
Spanish V Students Create Yoga Poses
BY: Kate Kolak on December 23, 2014

Spanish V students practiced using plural commands by creating yoga poses based on animals. Each student selected an animal, designed moves to explain...

 
FBLA Coordinates Giving Tree Project
BY: Cynthia Teal on December 19, 2014

FBLA members recently coordinated their annual Giving Tree project.  After collecting spare change during first hour classes, over $900 was colle...

 
Boys' Basketball Rolls Over Big Foot
BY: Jeff Behrens on December 19, 2014

The Whippet boys notched their second basketball win of the season when they beat Big Foot on Thursday night, 66-39. The leading scorer for White...

 
Physics Students Construct Rube Goldberg Machines
BY: Tony Tautges on December 18, 2014

Physics students display their engineering skill in their build of a Rube Goldberg machine that will ring a receptionist's bell twice. They are ho...

 
WHS Players Nominated for 6 Tommy Awards
BY: Doug Parker on December 17, 2014

Congratulations to the cast, crew, and band of “The Drowsy Chaperone” on their recent Tommy Award nominations including Outstand...

 
Octagon Assists with Toys for Kids
BY: Greg Stewart on December 16, 2014

Members of the WHS Octagon Club helped purchase and wrap gifts for the Toys for Kids program on December 15, 2014.

 
Girls' Basketball Stretches Winning Streak to Seven
BY: Judy Harms on December 16, 2014

The Whippet Girls’ Basketball Team stretched their winning streak to 7 with a 65-44 victory over Big Foot on Thursday night. Rebekah Schuma...

 
Middle School to Raffle Stained Glass
BY: Doug Parker on December 16, 2014

The Whitewater Middle School is raffling off a piece of stained glass in hopes to raise enough money to purchase materials to complete their stained g...

 
Jazz Band Receives Grant
BY: Abi Pulvermacher on December 08, 2014

The WHS Jazz Band received a grant from Madison Jazz Society this past month. This is the 3rd year in a row that the Whitewater High School Jazz Band ...

 
Swimmers Finish Strong at Conference Relays
BY: Jeff Behrens on December 05, 2014

The Whippet Boys’ Swim Team tied for 2nd place at the Conference Relay Championships Thursday night, December 4 - the team's highe...

 
Boys' Basketball Opens Conference Season
BY: Dan Gnatzig on December 05, 2014

The Whitewater Boys’ Basketball Team lost their conference opener against Jefferson on Thursday night, December 4, 53-51. The Whippets led ...

 
Student Council Members Deliver Thanksgiving Dinner
BY: Amy Houwers on December 02, 2014

Student Council delivered a Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings to a family in Whitewater during the holiday weekend.

 
Peer Mentors Work with Younger Students
BY: Mary Geraghty on December 02, 2014

Peer mentors work with kindergarten through 8th grade students in the Whitewater Unified School District, helping them to improve both academic and so...

 
Swimmers Host Alumni Meet
BY: Jeff Behrens on December 01, 2014

The Whippet boys’ swim team hosted their 2nd annual Alumni meet on Saturday, November 29. Lots of fun was had by all.  It was fun to see ou...

 
Stutzman and Hixson Selected to Lead FBLA
BY: Cynthia Teal on November 28, 2014

From a pool of strong applicants, four (4) Region VI FBLA members were selected to serve on the new Regional Executive Council. Emma Stutzman and Sall...

 
Biology Students Pilot Cell Game
BY: Petra Vande Zande on November 24, 2014

On Thursday and Friday, November 20 and 21, Biology students piloted a game developed by Molecular Cell Biology students of Dr. Kris Cu...

 
Spanish Club Gathers for Celebration
BY: Kate Kolak on November 24, 2014

Spanish Club met to celebrate the anniversary of the start of the Mexican Revolution after school on Monday, November 24. They enjoyed tamales, tortil...

 
Programmers Place Second at MSOE
BY: Laura Masbruch on November 24, 2014

Sixteen current and former AP Computer Science students competed at the Milwaukee School of Engineering Opportunity Conference on Friday, November 21....

 
Sallmann Selected as Outstanding Citizen
BY: Pamela Sonmor-Wintz on November 21, 2014

The faculty at Whitewater High School has chosen Hannah Sallmann as the outstanding citizen in the class of 2015. Hannah was selected for her dependab...

 
Athletes Sign Letters of Intent
BY: Jeff Behrens on November 21, 2014

Flanked by their parents, Kailey Reynolds and Sarah Schumacher sign their Division 2 Letters of Intent on Wednesday, November 19. Sarah will atte...

 
Freshmen Perform with Honors Band
BY: Abi Pulvermacher on November 19, 2014

Last Saturday, November 15, Allisan Barrett (Horn), Jacob Zuehlke (Trumpet), and Lydia Wiley Deal (Flute) participated in the Sun Prairie Honors Band....

 
Recycling Club Cleans Up Whitewater
BY: Tony Tautges on November 18, 2014

WHS Recycling Club (RC) members spent time Saturday morning, November 15, helping Mother Nature by collecting recyclable materials from Whit...

 
Student Council Delivers to Food Pantry
BY: Amy Houwers on November 18, 2014

On Halloween, Whitewater High School students braved the cold and rain to trick-or treat for canned goods to donate to the Whitewater Food Pantry.&nbs...

 
Fall Musical Opens Thursday
BY: Doug Parker on November 17, 2014

Take in a hot performance of the Whitewater High School Players production of “The Drowsy Chaperone,” November 20-22, at 7:30 pm, in the W...

 
Engineering Students Design Carts
BY: Cody Watson on November 17, 2014

One of the recent projects in the Project Lead the Way Principles of Engineering Class was for students to make Hydrogen Fuel Cell powered carts.

 
FBLA Members Attending Fall Conference
BY: Cynthia Teal on November 15, 2014

FBLA members are currently attending the National Fall Leadership Conference in Minneapolis. In addition to attending the conference, members are tour...

 
Swimmers Place at State
BY: Gina Foucault on November 15, 2014

Congratulations to Sara Foucault and Sydney Zimdars on a great finish to the 2014 season at the State Swim Meet on Friday night, November 14. Sara was...

 
Art Students Design Iron Tiles
BY: Deb Brigham-Schmuhl on November 13, 2014

UW-Whitewater Art professor Teresa Lind and two of her sculpture students came to our Related Arts and Design Class to teach WHS art students about cr...

 
Biology Students Conduct Photosynthesis Lab
BY: Kerri Kachel on November 13, 2014

Students in Ms. Kerri Kachel's Biology class are recording the number of oxygen bubbles given off by Elodea plants during a Photosynthesis Lab.

 
UWW PBL Members Visit FBLA Meeting
BY: Cynthia Teal on November 13, 2014

Recently several UW-Whitewater PBL (collegiate level of FBLA) members spoke to the members of Whitewater's FBLA chapter. They shared information a...

 
Football Players Receive Awards
BY: Jeff Behrens on November 13, 2014

Multiple football players were recognized with awards at the team banquet including Joe Bullis, Angry Dog Award; Tommy DuVal, Outstanding Leadership A...

 
Foucault and Zimdars to Swim at State
BY: Gina Foucault on November 09, 2014

The Whippets finished 5th at the Girls’ Swim Sectionals and will send Sara Foucault and Sydney Zimdars to the State Meet this Friday, November 1...

 
Kindness Matters
BY: Pamela Sonmor-Wintz on November 07, 2014

The National Honor Society sponsored a new program called Kindness Matters during lunch periods October 27 - 31.  Students were reminded of the n...

 
Musicians Perform in Madison
BY: Abi Pulvermacher on November 04, 2014

Nathan Barrett and Anatoly Parker performed on Thursday, October 30, in the WSMA High School State Honors Band and Orchestra. Both students had an opp...

 
Foucault Claims Conference Title
BY: Gina Foucault on November 02, 2014

Congratulations to the Whippet Swim Team on a great Conference meet on Saturday, November 1. The Whippets were able to medal in 6 races, with one bein...

 
Whippets Run at State
BY: Chad Carstens on November 02, 2014

Under sunny, but very cool skies, the duo of Sarah Ziolkowski and Andrea Sandoval ran with immense Whippet pride at the 122nd annual WIAA State Cross ...

 
FFA Assists at Lakeview
BY: Paul Majors on October 31, 2014

On September 29th, FFA members cooperated with Lakeview Elementary School to provide animals and activities for youth of all ages. Activities included...

 
JV Swimmers Wrap Up Season
BY: Gina Foucault on October 31, 2014

On October 28, the JV Swim Team concluded their season at the Elkhorn JV Invite. The girls went 33 best times out of 39 swims! Earning medals for the ...

 
Culvers and FFA Team to Promote Agriculture
BY: Paul Majors on October 30, 2014

Culvers invited FFA members to join with them to promote agriculture on one evening this fall.  FFA members hosted a farm petting area for youth ...

 
WSMA Honors Groups to Perform
BY: Abi Pulvermacher on October 30, 2014

Multiple WHS music students were selected for Wisconsin honors ensembles that will perform this week. Anatoly Parker and Nathan Barrett will be perfor...