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UWW Vocal Jazz Ensemble Works with Music Masters Ensemble
BY: Karen Tordera on February 18, 2020

The UW-Whitewater Vocal Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Sharri VanAlstine, visited the Music Masters Ensemble class on Monday, February 18th. The Music Masters Ensemble shared one of the songs they are preparing for Solo/Ensemble Festival. The Vocal Jazz Ensemble sang three pieces for our students. The visit finished with a chance to improvise 12-bar blues while “trading fours” with the UW students.

Many Gymnasts Score Personal Bests at Platteville Invite
BY: Kelly O'Hara on February 18, 2020

The Whitewater High School Gymnastics team headed to Platteville on Saturday, February 15th, to compete in the 12-team Lisa Steger Memorial Gymnastics Invitational. Out of the 12 teams, there were approximately 60 competitors on each event. The highlights of the invitational included Jenna Caldwell placing 16th on the Vault, scoring a personal best of 8.325, another personal best on the Uneven Bars, scoring a 7.5, and a 7.5 on the Floor Exercise. Halee Peters also had a successful meet scoring a 30.7 in the All-Around, 7.95 on the Floor Exercise, 7.35 ...

NHS Hosts Red and White Ball
BY: Pam Sonmor-Wintz on February 17, 2020

The National Honor Society hosted the Red & White Ball at Whitewater High School on Saturday evening, February 15!

City Manager Visits Government Classes
BY: Dalton Miles on February 17, 2020

Whitewater City Manager Cameron Clapper visited students in two American Government classes on Friday, February 14. Clapper started with an introductory lesson about what is happening in the city which was followed by a student-led question and answer session.

Mayer Qualifies for State in Two Events
BY: Gina Foucault on February 16, 2020

The Whippets had a great Sectional meet with Jack Mayer leading the way with a win in the 50 Freestyle (new school record) and placing 2nd in the 100 Freestyle. Jack will swim next Friday at the State meet in Madison. The team was able to put up 13 best times, 11 top sixteen finishes and 5 top ten times. Way to go Whippets!

Wrestlers Begin Tournament Series Action; Two Advance to Sectionals
BY: John Schimming on February 16, 2020

After a full week of practice and recovery from hosting the Rock Valley Conference Tournament, the Whitewater Wrestling Team hit the road to Evansville to begin their quest for an opportunity to compete in the WIAA State Tournament. The team was placed in a very tough region seeing top teams from the conference for the 2nd week in a row. On this first leg of the state series, individuals must finish in the top two of their weight class to advance to next week’s section tournament, and the top team advances to the team section on Tuesday night. Af...

Aschenbrener Named FIRST Dean's List Semi-Finalist
BY: Laura Masbruch on February 15, 2020

Every dean’s list is about excellence. The FIRST Robotics Dean’s List is no exception. A student in their sophomore/junior year is nominated by their mentors in order to compete for this prestigious award. While the Dean’s List award is partially academic, the award in essence, demonstrates how the applicant developed in the robotics community and their accomplishments within it. Nominated students are screened prior to a regional event using a mentor written essay. Once at the event, the students go through an interview process to se...

UW-Whitewater Professor Works with Choir Members Prepping for Solo and Ensemble
BY: Karen Tordera on February 14, 2020

Dr. Rachel Wood, a voice professor from UW-Whitewater, worked with many Choir students from WHS on Thursday as they prepared for their performances at Solo/Ensemble Festival. Students learned fantastic new ideas and techniques that will improve their singing. The WHS Music Department is fortunate to have connections with the UW-Whitewater Music Faculty!

Trio Recognized by NCWIT for Aspirations in Computing
BY: Laura Masbruch on February 13, 2020

Congratulations to senior Gwynne Sahyun, sophomore Morgan Hartwell, and senior Morgan Stillwagon on their recent recognitions from the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) through the Aspirations in Computing Awards Program. Sahyun was named a 2020 NCWIT-WI Affiliate Winner of the NCWIT Awards for Aspirations in Computing, Hartwell was named a 2020 NCWIT-WI Affiliate Honorable Mention awardee, and Stillwagon was named a 2020 NCWIT-WI Affiliate Rising Star. As stated on the NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Award web site, “Co...

Gymnasts Compete in Dual Meet at Elkhorn
BY: Kelly O'Hara on February 12, 2020

On Tuesday, February 11th, the Whitewater Whippet Gymnastics Team competed against the Elkhorn Elks in their last dual at Elkhorn High School. The gymnasts had a successful meet concluding the competition with a team score of 109.325. The highlights of the meet on the Varsity side included freshman Caleigh Yang scoring a record high on the Balance Beam with a 6.8 and a 7.775 on the Vault. Junior Jenna Caldwell scored an 8.1 on Vault, 7.1 on the Uneven Bars, and a 7.675 on the Floor exercise. Freshman Halee Peters scored a 7.95 on Vault and a 7.0 on the...


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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