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Carollo Named Academic All-State for Girls' Basketball
BY: Kristen Lippens on May 07, 2021

Congratulations to Kacie Carollo for being selected for the Academic All-State Team for girls’ basketball. She is one of 15 girls in the entire state to be selected for this honor. Way to represent Whitewater Whippet Basketball, Kacie!

WHS Players Offers Free Musical Performances at Cravath Lakefront Amphitheater
BY: Jim McCulloch on May 07, 2021

The Whitewater High School Drama department will be excited to present their Spring Musical, “Summer Shorts” on May 21, at 7pm, and May 22-23, at 2pm, at the new Cravath Lakefront Amphitheater. Live music, singing and dancing is what “Summer Shorts” is all about. We have assembled a patchwork of whimsical and touching stories, skits, and songs from beloved movies and Broadway shows about friendship, family, and summer fun! Just what we all need right about now. Laugh ‘til you cry, or cry ‘til you laugh. Either way, &...

Ten Musicians Advance to State WSMA Solo Festival
BY: Karen Tordera on May 06, 2021

Congratulations to the WHS Music students that qualified for the State WSMA Solo Festival. These dedicated students performed one or more pieces of music at the District Solo/Ensemble in April. Students could perform in both vocal and instrumental events. Each performance was adjudicated and rated. Students who received a 1* rating for their event became eligible to compete at the State level. Students who qualified for State were Maggie Jay (2 events), Marco Wence, Skylar Staebler, Ella Smith, Aldo Rodriguez, Olive Coburn (missing from the photo), Hal...

Volleyball Players, Coach Earn Post-Season Honors
BY: Justin Crandall on May 06, 2021

Congratulations to members of the Whippet Volleyball Team for their recent RVC Honors and All-State Honors! Senior Emme Bullis was named Rock Valley Conference Player of the Year, and Coach Kathy Bullis was named Rock Valley Conference Coach of the Year. Earning First Team All-Conference Honors were Bullis, Kindyl Kilar, and Cora Linos. Cali Kopecky earned Second Team All-Conference Honors, and Kiyla Kopecky and Caleigh Yang earned RVC Honorable Mention. Emme Bullis also earned First Team Wisconsin All-State. Kindyl Kilar was named Second Team All-Stat...

Ferradermis Honors Letterwinners and Seniors at Ice Cream Social
BY: Laura Masbruch on May 06, 2021

Ferradermis held its annual end of the year ice cream social on Wednesday, May 5, with some families attending in person and others joining virtually. Thank you to parents Crystal Aschenbrener, Deana Grall, and Jeannine Volbright for organizing the ice cream and mentor gifts; in order to follow COVID safety protocols, each family had their own table and received their own tub of ice cream! Team Captain Reilly Aschenbrener and Administrative Team Lead Anderson Waelchli emceed the event, summarizing the season and presenting each student with their offic...

Track Opens with Triangular
BY: Justin Crandall on May 05, 2021

The Whippets hosted Jefferson and East Troy on Tuesday evening for a triangular. Due to the overlap of sports seasons, the schools were not fielding full teams, but there were some outstanding individual Whippet performances, especially from the jumpers. On the girls’ side, Kacie Carollo and Crystal Chan finished one and two in the long jump, Kindyl Kilar and Crystal Chan finished one and two in the high jump, and Amanda Tovar and Jenna Caldwell went one and two in the pole vault. Kindyl Kilar and Kacie Carollo also finished one and two in the 20...

Zahn Qualifies for State Cross Country
BY: Chad Carstens on May 02, 2021

On Saturday, May 1, the Whippet CC teams competed against some of the state's best D1 teams in a WIAA Sectional hosted by Whitewater on the WHS campus. The weather was some of the wildest that we have experienced in recent memory with recorded gusts at 39 mph in the area. Teams traveled from as far away as Gibraltar, Fond du Lac, and the Oshkosh area to earn a trip to the WIAA State Meet to be held on Saturday, May 8th. The top two teams and the top five individuals not on those two teams would earn a trip to the State Meet. Trenten Zahn was the hi...

Math Team Claims Conference Title, Gunnink Wins Individual Title
BY: Eric Kendall on April 30, 2021

Congratulations to the Math Team of Reilly Aschenbrener, Crystal Chan, Arno Crowley, Carson Ellenwood, Elijah Grall, Reid Gunnink, Cooper Hammond, Nikole Pelot, and Andrew Rollette for their first place finish in the virtual RVC Math Meet on Thursday, April 29. The Whippets finished 22 points ahead of their nearest competitor, and 5 of the top 6 scorers were WHS mathematicians! Reid Gunnink claimed the individual conference title with Andrew Rollette in third, Carson Ellenwood in fourth, Elijah Grall in fifth, and Arno Crowley in sixth. Coach Eric Kend...

Soccer Downs Cambridge-Deerfield, Will Host Opening Round of Playoffs
BY: Justin Crandall on April 30, 2021

This rainbow accompanied the WHS Boys’ Soccer 7-2 victory over Cambridge-Deerfield Thursday night, April 29. Photo credit to Jenny Rule. The boys are the #4 seed in their part of the WIAA Division II Sectional and will host #5 Edgerton on May 4. Check out the full bracket at

Students Inducted into Language Honor Societies
BY: Alecia Pasdera on April 29, 2021

On Wednesday night, there was a virtual induction ceremony for both the French and Spanish language honor societies: the Société Honoraire de Français (SHF) and the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica (SHH). Because last year's ceremony had to be postponed due to the ongoing pandemic, there were two classes of inductees honored last night. These students have achieved the highest standards of excellence and scholarship in their language studies. Félicitations and ¡Felicidades! Pictured: Sophia Walton (SHF), Colin D...

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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