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Season Ends for WMS Cross Country Team 
 on October 27, 2017



The WMS Cross Country team concluded the 2017 season by racing at the Rock Valley Conference Championship hosted at UW-Whitewater on October 12th. Despite rainy weather, the team ran hard with all athletes earning personal best times. Great job to all of our Whippet runners on a strong conference performance and a great season overall!

 
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Le Monde Francophone (The French-speaking World)
 on October 27, 2017

  Students in Madame Behrens’s 8th grade French classes welcomed a guest speaker and enjoyed learning about L’Ile Maurice, a French speaking island off the southern coast of Africa. Dr. Praveen Parboteeah grew up on this small island in the Indian Ocean which is known as Mauritius Island in English. French is just one of the three languages that he speaks! His presentation was highly engaging, and students reported that they enjoyed learning about this beautiful island, including its customs, religions, and foods.  A big “M...

 
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Great Lake Apple Crunch at WMS
 on October 17, 2017












 


WMS students celebrated National Farm to School Month by crunching into locally and regionally grown apples during lunch periods on Thursday, October 12.   Thank you to Jelli's Market out of Helenville, WI for providing the delicious apples!












 
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"Make the World More Awesome"  The WMS Attitude is Contagious!
 on October 03, 2017

Whitewater Middle School celebrated the annual Student Council Election on Friday, September 30.  The student body had the opportunity to learn about government, the election process, and the characteristics of being a great leader.  Science teacher, Mike Stutzman, was the master of ceremonies for the event, providing well-delivered words, with humor.  Our keynote speaker, Pastor Amy Waelchli, from Trinity Lutheran Church in Fort Atkinson, and parent in our WUSD school district lead the event with some very wise words.  She shared...

 
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Peer Mentors 2017-2018
 on September 22, 2017

The Peer Mentor program has been in existence for over 10 years. Mentors participate in training in order to work with younger students throughout WUSD to help increase social and academic skills. 

 
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Human Eiffel Tower is Built by 8th Grade Students
 on September 22, 2017







"It's a bird, it's a plane, wait, no, it's a human Eiffel Tower!  These 8th graders in Madame Behrens's class enjoyed the nice weather while building a human replica of this famous French monument.  Students will be learning not only the French language this year, but they will also learn about the diverse francophone world and its many treasures!





 
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Hurricane Harvey Donation Drive Underway
 on September 22, 2017








The WMS 8th Grade Choir is sponsoring a donation drive, in partnership with Badger Veterinary Hospital, to provide donated items for displaced people and pets in the Houston, Texas area.  There are many people and pets who have lost their belongings in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.  Badger Vet will take all donations to Texas at the end of September.  Our deadline for donations is Wednesday, September 27th. All donations can be dropped off in the choir room. Thank you for your help!







 
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7th Grade Native American Day
 on September 22, 2017

Native American Day is an annual integrated enrichment event for 7th graders that was held on Tuesday, September 19th at Whitewater Middle School. Community members and area presenters were invited into our school and helped students learn about Native American culture and values. Students learned how Native American families are different and yet in other ways the same as their own families. This year’s presenters included: Art Shegonee from McFarland – Art was recently honored to be named 2017 Ambassador to this year’s Indian Sum...

 
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