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Football Players join UWW Players at Washington for Pick a Day, Come and Play
BY: Tom Grosinske on September 22, 2021

As part of our Pick a Day, Come and Play Week, sponsored by Washington's PATT, members of the Whippet and Warhawk football teams came to school today to play with our students during lunch recess. Our kids were very excited to meet all of the players and couldn't wait to play with them. Whether it was playing a game of touch football, having a blast playing 4-square, or swinging on the swings, a great time was had by all. We are not sure who had more fun, the football players or our elementary students. Afterward, we treated our Whippets to a p...


Swim Team Alumni Giving Back
BY: Gina Foucault on September 22, 2021

Whitewater High School is lucky to have several alumni involved with the Girls’ Swim Program. Sarah Reynolds (2012) is the current Head Coach, Emma DuVal (2012) is the current Assistant Coach, Anna Yeazel (2017) volunteered as a timer, and Morgan Radaj (2019) officiated Tuesday’s swim meet against Jefferson/Cambridge. All four alumni participated in Girls’ Swim while in high school; we appreciate you giving back!


Hammond Named Outstanding Citizen for Class of 2022
BY: Pam Sonmor-Wintz on September 22, 2021

Congratulations Cooper Hammond for being selected by the faculty as the Class of 2022 Outstanding Citizen! Cooper will be participating in the DAR Good Citizen Program and Scholarship Competition this fall. He will be honored with his parents at a Spring Awards Luncheon hosted by the Fort Atkinson-Eli Pierce DAR. WHS is so proud of you, Cooper!


Football Takes on McFarland
BY: Jason Bleck on September 20, 2021

The Whippet Football Team came up short in a comeback attempt against the visiting Spartans of McFarland on Friday, September 17. The first points of the game came from McFarland in the middle of the first quarter, but the Whippets responded with a 10-play drive capped off by an 11-yard touchdown run by Evaristo Soto. The Whippets missed the extra point leaving the score at 6-7. That score was maintained until halftime as the Whippets came up with two big end zone interceptions by Marcus DePorter and Nate Black. McFarland was able to score twice in the...


CC Teams Run Angel Invite at UW-Parkside
BY: Chad Carstens on September 19, 2021

UW-Parkside was the host site for Saturday's CC invitational. The Whippets haven't been there in two years due to COVID, and it was thrilling being back. Although it is very tough to spectate, it is absolutely awesome for runners with the trails, forests, and varying terrain throughout the entire 3.1-mile racecourse. Bouncing back for their second race in the same week, several Whippets came away with strong races and a great effort notched on their belt. Jack Hefty continues to lead the boys and was the 3rd best freshman in the Varsity race th...


Students Create Functional Clothing from Limited Supplies
BY: Lynn Weilbrenner on September 17, 2021

On Monday, September 13, 2021, Ms. Lynn Weilbrenner's Fashion and Interior Design class participated in a fashion show. Students were put into groups and had to create a functional piece or pieces of clothing including accessories using recycled newspapers, toilet paper, tissue paper, aluminum foil, crepe paper, and duct tape. Her students went above the expectations and made it very difficult on the judges. Here are the winning groups: 1st place: Haidenne Pontel, Ryan Kiederlen, and Ilana Lothes; 2nd place: Leah Newman, Makaylyn Benes, and Kasey H...


Swim Competes at Edgerton/Evansville, Collects Donations
BY: Sarah Reynolds on September 15, 2021

The Whitewater Girls’ Swim Team competed against Edgerton/Evansville Tuesday night, September 14. Winning their heats were: 200 Medley Relay - Grace Foucault, Emerson Dunham, Makayla Bazeley and Brooke Bazeley with a time of 2:06.07; 200 IM - Makayla Bazeley with a time of 2:25.82; 50 Freestyle - Brooke Bazeley with a time of 28.76; 100 Fly - Grace Foucault with a time of 1:06.29; 100 Freestyle - Makayla Bazeley with a time of 58.99; and 500 Freestyle - Brooke Bazeley with a time of 6:14.19. We had a handful of swimmers compete in new events for ...


Volleyball Sweeps Beloit Turner
BY: Kathy Bullis on September 15, 2021

The Whitewater Whippets traveled to Beloit Turner on Tuesday night, September 14, and came away with an all level sweep for the second time in a row. The JV2, JV, and varsity all defeated the Trojans in an exciting night of volleyball. Cali Kopecky started the varsity off by rattling off 9 straight points. The Whippets went on to win 25-7. The Trojans had a lot of fight in them and ended up winning the next two sets 25-23 & 22-25. Whitewater dug in in the fourth set and went on to win decisively again 25-13. In the last set, Cali Kopecky once again...


CC Runners Set Lifetime Bests at Invite
BY: Chad Carstens on September 15, 2021

The Whippet CC teams were in Cottage Grove for the Dana Waddell Invitational hosted by Marshall High School on Tuesday, September 14. Fans that were in attendance were treated to a special performance, as the team saw significant improvement over their last meet with many runners throwing down lifetime best race times. The boys started things off first with a strong showing in the top three runners of Jack Hefty (5th), Cooper Hammond (17th), and CJ Tomomitsu (18th). All of these boys earned a medal by being in the top 20 and looked really strong in the...


FFA Members Volunteer at Fire Department Breakfast
BY: Paul Majors on September 14, 2021

WHS FFA members and Advisor Paul Majors volunteered at the VFD breakfast this past weekend. This marks the 150th year since the department was started in 1871. Photo courtesy of Tom Ganser.


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.

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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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