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National Honor Society Announces New Members
BY: Pam Sonmor-Wintz on November 24, 2020

Whitewater High School established the Minneiska Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) in 1956 to inspire enthusiasm for scholarship, stimulate a desire to render service, promote worthy leadership, and encourage the development of character in high school students. NHS has become a prestigious organization ranking high among college admission officers, scholarship committees, high school faculty & administrators, students, parents and residents of our community.  For many, selection as a member of the National Honor Society is the pinna...

Spanish Club Congratulates Falcon for Win in Ongoing Trivia Contest
BY: Kate McNulty on November 23, 2020

Spanish Club Trivia Results: Congratulations to Jeanette Falcon, last week's Spanish Club Trivia winner. Jeanette was one of 18 club members who guessed the correct answer to our weekly trivia. The question, What are the names of Madrid's two most popular football teams?  brought in a plethora of responses including a few people who thought Barcelona but none as creative as Carolina's, whose guess was the Packers and Bears. Thanks again to all who played, and Congratulations to Jeanette. Hope you enjoy your big chocolate / toffee ba...

Pair Helps Decorate Downtown Windows for the Holidays
BY: Pam Sonmor-Wintz on November 19, 2020

National Honor Society members Abigail Wildenberg and Leiha Kuhnke helped Cozette Moffett decorate the windows of her business, "Cabinets & Design by Cozette," for the holidays on Saturday, November 14. A great way to inspire a festive holiday spirit for the community of Whitewater!

NHS Members Work to Inspire a Love of Learning
BY: Pam Sonmor-Wintz on November 19, 2020

National Honor Society members are inspiring a love of learning by recording themselves reading books to elementary school students in Whitewater.

Houwers Takes Two State Titles
BY: Gina Foucault on November 14, 2020

The Whippets started out strong at State! Our Medley relay (Sophia Fanshaw, Ella Houwers, Grace Foucault, Amber Krebs) finished in 9th place with a 1.63 second time drop and moved up one place from where they were seeded with a time of 1:54.54. Grace Foucault raced well in the 200 Freestyle, placing 13th overall! It was great to see this sophomore qualify in two individual events plus two relays! After finishing in second place last year in the 200 Individual Medley, Ella Houwers took charge and raced hard to win this year. Way to go Ella! Ella’s...

Pair of Alums Share Career Insights in "From Whitewater to Silicon Valley" Presentation
BY: Laura Masbruch on November 12, 2020

Whitewater High School Alums Tim Walsh and Michael Borglin shared some time virtually with approximately 45 of our current students on Wednesday, November 11. Most, but not all, of the audience was made up of current and former computer science students. Tim (Class of 2006) currently works for Google, and Michael (Class of 2008) currently works for Coinbase. Their presentation, “From Whitewater to Silicon Valley – an Alumni Q & A,” was well received by students and staff. The duo spent 45 minutes sharing their experiences along th...

Whippets Place 2nd at Sectional, Qualify 6 Events for State
BY: Gina Foucault on November 07, 2020

It was certainly a great day to be a Whippet! The Whippets won 5 of 11 races and posted 17 out of 19 best times! Every team member scored points toward our team total. Event winners at each of the 4 Sectionals are automatic qualifiers for the State meet with the next 12 fastest times in all Sectionals combined also qualifying. The 200 Medley Relay team started the meet off with a win ensuring a trip to the State meet next Friday. The team of Sophia Fanshaw, Ella Houwers, Grace Foucault, and Amber Krebs posted a season best time with their splits droppi...

Spanish Club Congratulates Kindyl Kilar
BY: Kate McNulty on November 06, 2020

Kindyl's name was drawn from the 28 Spanish Club students who submitted correct answers to this Week's Spanish Club Trivia naming the flowers used to commemorate El Día de los Muertos in Mexico. Obviously, smart students join Spanish Club. The answer by the way is: Cempasúchil (Flor de muerto) known to many of us as MARIGOLDS. Congratulations to Kindyl and all our members who submitted correct answers and to all who participated. No trivia next week since we have Parent / Teacher Conferences. Spanish Club Trivia will return Novemb...

Whippets Race Their Exhibition Swims Well at the Conference Meet
BY: Gina Foucault on October 31, 2020

Whitewater entered the Southern Lakes Conference swim meet on Saturday, October 31, with no chance at medals or a Conference Championship due to a late start to their season. In the SLC Conference, dual meets count towards the Conference title. Whitewater was unable to have dual meets until October 6. Despite this unfortunate situation, the girls raced hard and posted some great times! Listed below is the meet recap along with where they placed in the meet, had they been allowed to place and score. Top 16 places normally score points. The 200 Medley Re...

Computer Concepts Students Dissect Old Computers
BY: Laura Masbruch on October 22, 2020

Students in Cohort B of the Computer Concepts class finished dissecting their old computers today as part of the hardware unit. In the photograph, they are proudly displaying their power supplies.

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.


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. 


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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