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Every Graduate an Engaged Lifelong Learner

401 South Elizabeth Street
Whitewater, Wisconsin 53190

Main Phone: (262)472-8300
Attendance Hotline: (262)472-8300
Fax: (262)472-8310

Principal: Dr. Tanya Wojciechowicz
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  • National Geography Bee

    Whitewater Middle School hosted a school-wide National Geographic Geography Bee on Friday, December 16.    Special congratulations to 7th grade champion and grand champion overall, Andrew Rollette, son of Jeannine Volbright, Whitewater. Gio Anello, son of John and Lisa Anello, Whitewater, earned 2nd place and is also a 7th grader.  6th grade champion and 3rd place over all went to Joshua Keller, son of Elisabeth Keller, Whitewater.  Additional congratulations go to Elizabeth Houwers, daughter of John and Amy Houwers, Whitewater, as she was the top student for the 8th grade and placed 4th overall.

     

    Andrew will now complete a qualifying test to go on and compete at the state level National Geographic Bee where he has a chance to win a $50,000 college scholarship.

     

    Congratulations to Andrew, Gio, Joshua and Elizabeth!  Good Luck to Andrew as he advances to the next level of competition.

     

     

    Pictured left to right - Andrew Rollette, Gio Anello, Joshua Keller

  • WMS Students Learn About Good Digital Citizenship

    WMS students gathered on Wednesday, November 16 to learn about Internet Safety and preventing Cyber bullying.  Officer Jake Hintz from the Whitewater Police Department shared important information with students about keeping their online profiles private, appropriate shares of information and pictures, preventing and dealing with cyber bullying, and the laws and consequences surroundings these topics.  WMS is committed to providing each student with a safe learning environment, this includes providing support in the event that out of school online events make their way into the school building.  6th grade students will continue learning about responsible online behavior in their required Computers class with Ms. Ketter.  They will get information about what to do if they are a victim or a witness to unsafe use of the Internet or Cyberbullying.  A parent informational session will be held on Wednesday, November 30 from 6-7 pm.  This session will be geared towards parents and guardians who would like to know more about keeping their children safe online.
  • Veteran's Day Assembly

    Whitewater Middle School had an all-school assembly to honor our veterans on November 10, 2016. The assembly was put together by the students in the Veterans History Project. The Veterans History Project is a year-long Social Studies enrichment class. Our keynote speaker was Mr. John Shimming who is a 7th grade teacher and a veteran who served in the Navy for 4 years. His rank was a 3rd Class Electrician. There were 22 veterans that attended the assembly and the students at WMS were very honored to host those who served.

     

  • Civics Education

    Civics education is alive and well at WMS! On October 28th, Senator Janis Ringhand visited WMS to speak to the 7th grade class as part of their study of U.S. government. In Sen. Ringhand's speech, she explained her duties as a WI State Senator and the steps she took to pursue a career in elected office. She then took time to answer questions from the students.
       
    Students taking part in the Veterans History Project travelled to Madison on October 21st to meet with WI State Representative Ken Skowronski, who serves as chairman on the Committee of Veterans Affairs. After the question and answer session, Rep. Skowronski gave the students a personal, guided tour of the Capitol Building. In the afternoon, students learned about various wars from a Wisconsin viewpoint at the Historical Museum and met with the Oral Historian at the Veterans Museum.