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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!

Students Advance to National Level of NHD Competition
BY: Greg Stewart on May 06, 2020

It is a great day to be a Whippet! Whitewater High School freshmen Emma Weigel and Alex Martin were selected as national finalists for the 2020 National History Day in Wisconsin program. Emma and Alex, based upon their group exhibit, will be representing the state of Wisconsin at the national competition. The now virtual 2020 NHD National Competition will take place from June 14-18th at the University of Maryland, just outside of Washington D.C. The top two projects in each of the five categories qualify for National competition. Students create a proj...

Virtual Field Trips a Part of Mendez's English 10 Class
BY: Colleen Mendez on May 05, 2020

Every Tuesday, Mrs. Colleen Mendez and her son Isaiah have been "sending" students in her English 10 class on virtual trips. Their weekly adventures so far have included Carlsbad Caverns, the Alaska Kenai Fjords, and Bryce Canyon. She says, “Costumes are very important, and I love how we've been able to scrounge up something new every week. Isaiah helps with the intros and we even have ranger names.”

Van Daele Places Second in National Video Contest
BY: Alecia Pasdera on May 04, 2020

Senior Emma Van Daele won second place in a national video contest sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French. The prompt for the contest was to create a video either in English or French that addressed the idea of "Le Français Chez Moi." Emma created a compelling video all in French that outlined the ways French has benefitted her in her academic and personal life. Félicitations, Emma!

Grosinske Signs Letter of Intent for Track at Troy University
BY: Justin Crandall on May 01, 2020

Congratulations to Abby Grosinske and her college commitment to attend Troy University and participate on the track team. Abby was able to sign her letter of intent in her driveway in front of a small group of family and friends while maintaining social distancing guidelines. Congrats, Abby! Good luck at Troy, and Go Trojans! #1Family #TheWhippetWay

FFA Taking Online Orders for Annual Plant Sale
BY: Paul Majors on April 30, 2020

GREAT NEWS! (Or maybe not, if you didn't order your plants yet.) The FFA has SOLD OUT in just 3 days, and orders can no longer be accepted. Mr. Majors will be sending out confirmation notices to customers so they know how much they owe and how to drive though in order to pick up plants.

The Whitewater FFA is currently holding their annual spring bedding plant sale.
Further information regarding the sale is located at

Class of 2020 Celebrated with Yard Signs
BY: Mike Lovenberg on April 27, 2020

WHS Staff surprised the Class of 2020 at their homes on Sunday, April 26, dropping off yard signs and sharing smiles and warm wishes all while safely social distancing! We miss you all!

FFA Selling 'Support Wisconsin Dairy' Yard Signs; Proceeds to Support Food Pantries
BY: Paul Majors on April 23, 2020

To rally support for Wisconsin’s dairy industry – crippled by the coronavirus pandemic – Whitewater FFA is selling ‘Support Wisconsin Dairy’ yard signs. All proceeds, plus welcomed donations, will be used to purchase Wisconsin cheese and other dairy products for the Whitewater Food Pantry and The Community Space. Each sign costs $10. Following the lead of other FFA chapters from around the state, Whitewater FFA Vice President Elizabeth Katzman felt compelled to bring the idea to Whitewater. “Being from a dairy farm f...

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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