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Health Occupations Students Learn from Local Chiropractor
BY: Lynn Weilbrenner on October 18, 2018

Ms. Lynn Weilbrenner's Health Occupations classes had the opportunity to listen to Dr. Ken Schenck talk about chiropractic medicine today in class. They learned what chiropractic medicine is all about, what a chiropractor does, different parts of the spine, and how posture ...

 
Houwers Sets 4th School Record
BY: Gina Foucault on October 17, 2018

Congratulations to Ella Houwers on breaking the school record in the 100 Freestyle with a time of 55.50! Houwers also owns the school records in the 200 Freestyle, 50 Freestyle, and 100 Breaststroke.

 
Homecoming Food Drive Nets Over 900 Pounds of Supplies for Food Pantry
BY: Amy Houwers on October 16, 2018

During homecoming week, the WHS student body held a food drive competition to stock the Whitewater Food Pantry shelves for the upcoming holiday season. Each day, each class received extra points if the daily bonus item was brought in. Bonus items included canned vegetables, stu...

 
Students Weigh Pickup Truck Using Bathroom Scales and Physics
BY: Tony Tautges on October 16, 2018

Students use three bathroom scales and Newton's Second Law to measure the weight of a pickup truck. Without ever putting more than 60 pounds of force on each scale, the students were able to measure the weight of an 8000-pound vehicle. Feel the power of Physics!

 
Cross Country Team to Hold Meat Raffle
BY: Chad Carstens on October 15, 2018

The cross country program is conducting a meat raffle, and we wanted to share how much you can win for as little as $5! There are five chances to win 50 lbs of meat which will include pork (ham, ham steak, brats, breakfast links, pork roast, pork chops, pork steak, and bacon) a...

 
Robers and Kelly Honored as Grandma & Grandpa Whippet
BY: Amy Houwers on October 15, 2018

Each year the Student Council chooses two community members who have been super supportive of the Whippet community to honor as Grandma and Grandpa Whippet during Homecoming. This year the students selected Doc Kelly and Kay Robers. Thank you to these two amazing people for all...

 
Volleyball to Host Regional Game on Tuesday
BY: Kathy Bullis on October 15, 2018

Whitewater competed in the Rock Valley Conference Tourney this past weekend. They went 3-2 on the day. The Whippets started off defeating Clinton 2-1 (22-25, 25-21, 15-8), then lost a close match to Jefferson 1-2 (13-25, 26-24, 8-15), and then went on to defeat Edgerton 2-0 (25...

 

Why Whitewater? - Jun 15, 2017

View our new 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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National Blue Ribbon Honors Announced - Sep 29, 2017

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today recognized 342 schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2017.  The recognition is based on a school's overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.  Whitewater's Washington Elementary School has been named as a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School.  In a statement after being notified, Principal Tom Grosinske commented, "This is a very special day for our students, their families, and our staff.  To be recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education is amazing.  This award is a testament to our school family's energy and dedication in building a school culture that embraces all students and helps them achieve success.

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Upcoming WUSD Referendum - Sep 5, 2018

In WUSD, our revenue limit dictates the majority of the district’s operational spending. A revenue limit, which is impacted every two years by the state budget, is the amount of money a school district receives. WUSD’s revenue limit has not kept up with inflation and has been decreased to declining enrollment. In fact, our revenue limit is currently at 2010-11 levels. 

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