Whitewater High School is a fully 1:1 school using Chromebooks. All students are assigned a Chromebook for full time use during the school year. In addition, WHS boasts 4 full computer labs with 24 Windows 10 machines in each. The labs are assigned to specific departments including Business Education, Technology Education, and Computer Science. The After School Study Center operates in the LMC so that students have full access to computers from 3:15 until 5:00 each day.
Promethean Boards and Projection Systems
Each year more and more teachers add a Promethean digital board or a projection system to their classroom so that they can demonstrate concepts to students from web sites, PowerPoints, and specialized software. 100% of classrooms have some sort of projection system.
JEDI Online Courses
Whitewater High School is a member of the JEDI consortium which operates the JEDI Virtual High School. Many students choose to supplement their face-to-face coursework with an online course such as Astronomy or Anthropology. Several Whitewater High School teachers have been instrumental in creating and teaching courses for JEDI. Information on JEDI can be found at http://www.jedivirtual.org/.
Students use Microsoft Office 2016 products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher. They also have access to Office 365. Most teachers are using Google docs, and many are using Google Classroom with their students.
Students have the opportunity to become certified in both software, networking, and programming fields by completing specific coursework. The Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) for the 2016 versions of Excel, PowerPoint, and Word are available through courses in the Business and Information ..More Information