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Two Seniors Mentoring FIRST LEGO League Teams at Elementary Schools
BY: Laura Masbruch on March 04, 2021

The 2021 FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Robotics Season is underway at all three Whitewater Elementary Schools! Ferradermis seniors Carson Ellenwood and Molly Zimmermann are virtually mentoring the teams at Lincoln and Washington, and Lakeview, respectively. Both are helping mainly with programming while the advisors at each site, Sara Brautigam at Lakeview, Valerie Troxel and Chris Nate at Washington, and Lisa Kaminski at Lincoln organize and run the teams with their students in-person.

Harms Named to WBCA Hall of Fame
BY: Justin Crandall on March 04, 2021

Judy Harms, a 2020 retiree of the Whitewater Unified School District, was recently announced as an inductee of the 2021 Hall of Fame from the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association. Harms was a Physical Education Teacher in the Whitewater Unified School District for 33 years. Coaching was a large part of Harms career in Whitewater as she coached 18 seasons; 2000-2018. Highlights in her career included: 244-157 Record; 5 Rock Valley North Conference Titles; 56 Game Rock Valley Conference Winning Streak; 4 WIAA Regional Titles; and 1 WIAA Sectional Tit...

Members Celebrate FFA Week
BY: Paul Majors on March 04, 2021

Members of the Whitewater FFA are among more than 760,000 FFA members across the country. Nationwide, there are 8,739 local FFA chapters in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. This week, Whitewater FFA has been celebrating National FFA Week with daily dress-up days and ag trivia contests, while members enjoyed cupcakes decorated in the official FFA colors - national blue and corn gold - at their March meeting.

Volleyball Opens with a Win
BY: Kathy Bullis on March 04, 2021

Tuesday night the Whippet Volleyball Team hosted their first conference match of the 2021 truncated season. Seniors were honored before play by their teammates. Together, each member played a vital role in the 3-1 victory over the Tiders. Sophomore Caleigh Yang led the way with 18 digs, one being a pancake which led to a Whippet point. Senior Cora Linos dealt out 31 assists. Sophomore Kindyl Kilar (18) and Senior Emme Bullis(16) were a great 1-2 punch, accumulating 34 kills on the night. Additionally, they each added 4 aces from the serving line. Senio...

Foucault Selected to Represent Class of 2023 at Wisconsin Leadership Seminar
BY: Pam Sonmor-Wintz on March 02, 2021

The faculty at Whitewater High School has selected Grace Foucault to attend the Wisconsin Leadership Seminar (WILS) May 21-22, 2021. Grace was chosen for her outstanding leadership skills and leadership potential. This year, the Wisconsin Leadership Seminar will be a virtual event that will encourage leadership development through emphasis on four pillars of personal responsibility, service, inclusiveness, and decision making. Grace is an exceptional student leader, and we are so proud of her. Congratulations, Grace!

All-Conference Athletes Announced; Carollo Named RVC Player of the Year
BY: Justin Crandall on February 28, 2021

The Whippets’ winter sports season officially ended last week. Our Whippets had a very successful season with regional champions, sectional qualifiers, and state qualifiers. We want to congratulate all our Whippet athletes on a great winter! We’d also like to recognize our all-conference Whippets. Each sport had at least one all-conference member. In girls’ basketball, Kacie Carollo was voted Rock Valley Conference Player of the Year! The Whippets will now move into the delayed fall sports season. Volleyball started practice this Mond...

Wrestling Closes Out Season with Awards Presentations
BY: John Schimming on February 28, 2021

On Wednesday night, February 24, student-athletes and parents gathered in the Whitewater gymnasium to present the end of season awards in a different way, just like the entire season we had to do things differently. Although the team saw many adjustments made to their season, from how practices were run, the number of competitions that they could have, protocols for competing and protocols as for who could be in the stands, the wrestlers proved that it was still wrestling and they went out and had a very successful season for themselves as a team and i...

Gymnasts Wrap Up Season at Sectional Meet
BY: Kelly O'Hara on February 21, 2021

The Whitewater Gymnasts competed in Sectionals at Whitefish Bay High School on Friday, February 19th. The Sectional competition consisted of ten teams including Whitefish Bay, Elkhorn, West Bend East, Jefferson, Valders/Roncalli, Waterford, Port Washington, Nicolet and Shorewood. Out of the ten teams there were approximately 50 competitors on each event. Whitewater placed 8th, scoring a 112.225. The gymnasts had a very successful meet achieving many personal bests. Senior Jenna Caldwell completed her final competition with a personal best on the Balanc...

Boys Fall to Lake Mills in WIAA Tourney
BY: Justin Crandall on February 20, 2021

The Whippets traveled to #1 Lake Mills on Friday, February 19, for a second-round game in the WIAA Boys’ Basketball Division 2 Regional Tournament and were beaten, 36-55, which ended the WHS Boys’ Basketball 2020-21 Season. The L-Cats were able to hold the Whippet's leading scorer, senior Jake Martin, to just 5 points. Brock Grosinske led the Whippet scoring with 9 points, followed by Carter Brown with 8, and Wyatt Nickels with 7. The attached photo shows junior Brock Grosinske guarding senior Jaxson Retrum under the Lake Mills basket. ...

Boys Advance in WIAA Tournament Play
BY: Dan Gnatzig on February 17, 2021

The Whitewater Boys’ Basketball Team defeated Jefferson on Tuesday, February 16, in the first round of the WIAA Division 2 Basketball Tournament by a score of 58-51. Next up for the Whippets is a game at #1 Lake Mills on Friday, February 19. Pictured is Jake Martin guarding Jefferson's Aiden Devine early in the game.

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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