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NHS Elects New Officers
BY: Pam Sonmor-Wintz on May 17, 2022

Whitewater High School is proud to announce the 2022-2023 National Honor Society Officers! Congratulations to President Aileen Perez, Vice President Josephine Treder, Secretary Kindyl Kilar, and Treasurer Tyler Arnett! Current President Sophia Walton is seen passing the NHS gavel to new President Aileen Perez. It's going to be another great year!

Pair Crack WHS Top Ten at RVC Meet
BY: Chad Carstens on May 17, 2022

Juniors Maddie Buehler and Kindyl Kilar raced their way into Whippet Track and Field program history this past weekend at the RVC Meet hosted at Turner High School. Maddie ran a sensational 100m dash final to place second behind last year's state runner up in that event. Her time of 12.71 catapulted her to the 6th fastest time ever run by a Lady Whippet! Kindyl has shown great promise in the 400 through relay splits and was entered in the 400 open for the first time in an attempt to potentially upset the favorite from East Troy. After running ...

Mr. O Selected as Staff Member of the Month by Student Council
BY: Amy Houwers on May 17, 2022

Student Council is proud to announce that Mr. O'Shaughnessy has been selected as Whitewater High’s Staff Member of the Month for April! Mr. O'Shaughnessy has been chosen because of his dedication to supporting the staff and students at WHS in areas of athletics, academics, and the arts. He is proactive and is always out in the hallways checking in on kids. Be sure to congratulate him and offer him a high five/fist bump. Mr. O'Shaughnessy was treated to his favorite Sweet Spot items, which fun facts are: The Double Bacon Bagel Sandwich...

Soccer Advances in RVC Tourney
BY: Maddy Blain on May 17, 2022

Monday night, May 16, Whitewater hosted the Jefferson Eagles in the first round of the RVC Girls’ Soccer Tournament. The teams played an exciting game that Whitewater won 3-0. Goals for the Whippets were scored by Adriana Dixon (21', 69') and Mayte Navejas (80'). Goalkeeper Marina Linos made four saves for Whitewater. Jefferson keeper Rachel Simonson made 11 saves, defending Whitewater's 18 shots on goal. The Whippets will travel to Big Foot on Thursday for the second round of the tournament. Photo courtesy of Bob and Peter Mischk...

Spanish Language Arts Students Practice Direction Writing by Designing Games
BY: Kate McNulty on May 16, 2022

Students in Spanish Language Arts created games to practice with direction writing skills. After games were completed students rotated to each in order to practice reading and following the directions while attempting to play the games. We learned the importance of writing clear instructions and how difficult it is to do things when we can't understand them. After playing the games, students took time to gather feedback from other game creators so they could improve their games. Next students will be writing reviews of their games for the magazine ...

Track and Field Teams Compete in RVC Meet
BY: Matt Green on May 16, 2022

The Whitewater Boys’ and Girls’ Track and Field Teams competed at the Rock Valley Conference Meet on Saturday, May 14th. There were some great performances on both sides; the boys took 4th place overall, and the girls were 3rd. Many athletes scored in individual and relay events to help propel the teams to their high finishes. The following athletes received All-Conference recognition by placing in the Top 3 in their respective events: Boys: Ethan Dugan: 400m Dash, 2nd place Jack Hefty: 1600m Run, 2nd place; 3200m Run, 1st place CJ To...

Soccer Wraps Up Conference Season with Victory
BY: Maddy Blain on May 15, 2022

The Whitewater Whippets Girls’ Soccer Team had a challenging three game week, with games against Evansville, Elkhorn, and Clinton. In Monday’s game against Evansville, the team played a physical match that ended 9-1 in favor of Evansville. Mayte Navejas scored a penalty kick goal for Whitewater (36’), and Evansville had goals by Emma Stuart (1’, 38’, 53’, 59’), Casey Hill (10’), Melanie Wallisch (13’, 24’), Jaden LeRoy (45’), and Chinna Hermanson (75’). Marina Linos had nine saves ...

Student Council Sponsors Teacher Appreciation Activities
BY: Amy Houwers on May 15, 2022

Student Council celebrated Staff Appreciation week at WHS with several treats. During the week, each staff member received a goodie bag with their choice of chocolate chip cookie or popcorn and flavored water. On Friday, the staff was treated to breakfast before the school day started. Student Council members provided pancakes, donuts, cheesy potatoes, bagels, fruit, muffins, sausage, juice, and coffee. Each WHS staff member had the opportunity to win a hanging basket donated by FFA. Congrats to Mrs. Laurel Ruud, Mrs. Gloria Bilau, and Ms. Crystal Gill...

Mason, Sullivan Win Jerry Awards for Footloose
BY: Jim McCulloch on May 13, 2022

We are proud to announce that Alex Sullivan and Brooke Mason are receiving Jerry awards for their roles as Urleen and Wendy Jo in Footloose! Congratulations, ladies! It was such an amazing show to be a part of. We are so proud of you! You will represent WHS well at the live awards show on June 12th, at the Overture Center. Kayla Mikos was voted by the cast and crew as our Spirit Award winner last January. Kayla is unable to attend the June 12th event. Madison Strickler was the first runner up and will now be representing WHS during the Spirit Awar...

Environmental Science Classes Plant Donated Trees
BY: Paul Majors on May 11, 2022

Doug and Janie Anderson recently donated several trees to Whitewater High School. In cooperation with Ron Kelley and David Friend, members of Mr. Paul Majors' Environmental Science classes dug the holes and planted the trees near the freshman baseball diamond. The trees were purchased as bare-root trees, and this provided a new learning opportunity for all. According to Cornell University, a bare-root tree contains 200 percent more roots than the same tree if it is dug with soil intact and then sold as balled and burlapped. They are also hundreds o...

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. 

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