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Senior Softball Players Make Academic All-State
BY: Ron Sdano on August 03, 2020

Whitewater’s four senior softball players were honored with the WFSCA Academic All-State Award. To be considered for the Wisconsin Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association Award, players must have been on varsity and had a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher. All four seniors have been starters since their freshman season and have GPA’s above 3.50. These girls helped Whitewater to a 16-7 record in the 2019 season which is the best record since the 2000 team went 16-6. Pictured are Alyssa Schumacher, Jacee Johnson, Bryce Hibbs, and Morgan Gransee...


Thirteen Robotics Team Members Earn Activity Letters
BY: Laura Masbruch on July 16, 2020

Thirteen Ferradermis members were officially awarded the first ever Whitewater High School Activity Letters at the team’s virtual ice cream social in early June, but the actual letters have just arrived, and delivery began today. Congratulations to 2020 graduates Colin Chenoweth, Rosie Aschenbrener, Gwynne Sahyun, Brian Apgar, Shawn Chan, Jenna Lee, Morgan Stillwagon, and Sophie Olson and returning members Reilly Aschenbrener, Shane Kinson, Elijah Grall, Andrew Rollette, and Morgan Hartwell! Team members needed to meet a minimum attendance requir...


National Honor Society Elects Officers for 2020-2021
BY: Pam Sonmor-Wintz on June 11, 2020

The National Honor Society at Whitewater High School is proud to announce their new officers for the 2020-2021 school year! Carson Ellenwood was elected President and said, "I am deeply honored to be the next President of the National Honor Society at WHS. Throughout this next year, I hope to put an emphasis on building a better, more mentally healthy community at WHS." Carson has been an outstanding student leader spreading positivity and a sense of community at WHS and helping others achieve academic success in the after school tutorial pro...


Stillwagon Presented with Flag Flown Over State Capitol
BY: Mike Lovenberg on June 11, 2020

Each year a senior demonstrating the characteristics of Americanism is selected to be awarded the American Legion Americanism Award. Americanism is love of America; loyalty to her institutions as the best yet devised by people to secure life, liberty, individual dignity, and happiness; and the willingness to defend our country and Flag against all enemies, foreign and domestic. It is a vital, active, living force. Americanism means peace, strength, the will and the courage to live as free men in a free land. It means a friendly hand to people everywher...


Local Businesses Help Celebrate the Class of 2020
BY: Mike Lovenberg on June 11, 2020

Thank you to The SweetSpot Bakehouse and Nelson’s Bus Service for going above and beyond in helping make our non-traditional graduation festivities that much more festive for the Class of 2020. SweetSpot donated a beautiful individual graduation cake to each senior that walked across the outdoor stage on Saturday, June 6, and Nelson’s Bus staged a special tribute, moving 22 buses into perfect formation in the Central Office parking lot to form a 2020. A video of the bus tribute became part of the virtual graduation ceremony on Sunday, June ...


Student Council Sponsors "Chalk the Walk" Week
BY: Amy Houwers on May 25, 2020

Some students enjoyed the beautiful weather and got outside to participate in the Chalk Challenge last week, and Student Council thanks those participants. WHS Students, have a safe and healthy summer!


Five Place in Walworth County Winning Words Competition
BY: Mary Taggart on May 15, 2020

Every year the Walworth County Arts Council invites high school students who attend Walworth County Schools to submit their writing in either prose or poetry. Several students from Whitewater High School received awards in this year’s competition. In the poetry category, Skylar Staebler won second place with "How Do They Live?", and Jeanette Erchul won third with "In the Dark." In the prose competition, Josephine Treder won first with "The Bench . . . ", Mina Truesdale won second with "Seeing Starlight", an...


Trio Named to WFSCA All-Star Team
BY: Justin Crandall on May 08, 2020

Congratulations to our three senior Whippet Softball players who were voted onto the WFSCA All-Star game. Morgan Gransee, Bryce Hibbs, and Alyssa Schumacher were all voted onto the team based on their career stats and prior performance. Congratulations ladies, we're very proud of you!


Little Mermaid Cast and Crew Members Win Jerry Awards
BY: Jim McCulloch on April 21, 2020

Congratulations to the cast and crew members of "The Little Mermaid" for winning 2020 Jerry Awards. Lauren Harkness (Ariel) and Carter Waelchli (Ursula) won for Outstanding Lead Performers. Emma Van Daele, Josie Hintz, and Hailey Long won for Outstanding Stage Management. Emma was also this years' Spirit Award winner. Lauren, Carter, and Emma will get a chance to show off their talents and represent WHS during the award ceremony on June 7. This year, the show will be presented through video submissions. Due to the COVID- 19 outbreak, only...


Staff Produces Videos During COVID-19 School Closure
BY: Mike Lovenberg on April 09, 2020

Your teachers, administrators, and the whole school staff are missing their students, so they produced a couple of videos for your viewing pleasure.

What do administrators do when the building is empty? Watch the video!

Individual Messages from school staff

What WHS is Thankful For




Why Whitewater? - Jun 15, 2017

View our 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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Project ADAM HeartSafe Schools Celebration - Sep 26, 2019

On Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 the Whitewater Unified School District was designated as a Project ADAM HeartSafe district. This designation has taken over two years to earn with the hard work of the School Health Services Team. Tracie Haugen, an RN representative for the Project ADAM HeartSafe Schools program from the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin/Hermana Heart Institute presented the banners to each school. The ultimate goal of Project ADAM is to provide access to comprehensive and sustained HeartSafe school programming to schools across the entire country. The program has saved 140 lives nationwide. 

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Teachers Matter - May 11, 2020

Every parent, every student, every one of us knows from experience that teachers matter. Everyone has
a teacher who affirmed them, believed in them, cared about them. Everyone had a teacher who
expected excellence when they weren’t excellent, effort when they were tired, and success when they

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