Students in English 9/Strat Lit took a walk to the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library Thursday morning to learn all about what the library has to offer. Besides checking out books, there are so many fun activities to do this summer. If you haven’t been to Whitewater’s library, be sure to check it out this summer. Plenty of books, and activities, will keep you busy!
The Whitewater Kiwanis Breakfast Club honored two high school students at their meeting on Tuesday with Academic Excellence Awards. Broderick Frye and Bennett Miles are each pictured with their parents, along with Steve Ryan of the Whitewater Kiwanis Breakfast Club and Nathan O'Shaughnessy and Mike Lovenberg. Also, Mark Elworthy, District Administrator, and Lanora Heim, Director of Public Services, accepted a donation for summer school bus funding for ELL students. Whitewater Breakfast Club Treasurer Rick Norman presented the check on behalf of Kiwanis.
The Rotary honored the Class of 2019 Top 10% at their luncheon on Tuesday at 841 Brewhouse.
Sara Johnson pitched a complete game to get the win over Waukesha Catholic Memorial by a score of 6-3 on Tuesday night. This was Whitewater’s first game of the regionals after receiving a first round bye. Johnson gave up 8 hits while striking out 5 and walking 0 in getting her 12th win of the season. Whitewater had a 3-1 lead going into the fifth inning when Alyssa Schumacher ripped a change up over the left field fence for a 3 run homerun and a 6-1 Whippet lead. Schumacher also drove in a run in the first inning helping to put Whitewater on top 2-0. Liz Katzman, Cathering Yang, and Kailey Ruhl contributed 2 hits each. Whitewater now travels to Whitnall for a regional final game on Thursday, May 23rd. Start time is 4:30.
Mr. Eric Kendall’s Probability and Statistics students conducted an experiment, adding Mentos to carbonated water to test for a negative linear correlation between the amount of Mentos added and the volume of water left in the bottle afterwards.