Enrollment for the WHS Freshmen Experience is now underway - all incoming freshmen are highly encouraged to attend this event on August 13, from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Watertown High School. The Freshmen Experience is a fun, transitional opportunity for all incoming 9th-graders. Students will learn exciting things about the high school, become more familiar with the building, meet WHS staff members, and be able to ask questions to help ease their worries during this exciting transition. While the Freshmen Experience is not a summer school course, we are using Arena Scheduling for registration. Please see the detailed instructions on how to register for this awesome opportunity. You can access scheduling by logging into Skyward Family Access.
about 10 hours ago, Social Media
Freshmen Experience
Webster Elementary School was bustling with activity last week as it held its Kindergarten, First and Second grades concert as well as the Webster PTO annual carnival. A fun time was had by all! #WatertownWay
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🐯🎶 Schurz Elementary School held its annual FIESTA on Thursday, May 9. The evening was filled with music, artwork, delicious food and more! Looking good Tigers! #WatertownWay
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It was a picture-perfect morning last Friday for the annual Douglas Dash at Douglas Elementary School. Throughout the morning, the seven different grades levels were each assigned a 25-minute time slot for their run. As each grade was running, another grade was outside to cheer them on!
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Let's give a #WatertownWay shout out to our WUSD Communications Specialist, Melissa Lampe, for School Communicator's Day! Thank you for all you do to share the good things happening here in the WUSD!
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The Watertown High School Junior Prom was held this past Saturday, May 4, in the WHS Commons. The theme for the evening was “Premiere Night.” This year’s Prom was attended by 400 students, with more than 300 students also attending Post Prom at the Watertown Elks Lodge. Junior Megan Doherty was crowned Queen at the event and junior Xavier Quintero was crowned King. Pictured is the 2024 Junior Prom Court (front row, from left) Queen Megan Doherty escorted by King Xavier Quintero; (second row) Hannah Cookson escorted by Julian Byrne, and Cassidy Peplinski escorted by Cameron Kranz; (third row) Lauren Kwapil escorted by William Wrolstad, and Abbigail Oldenhoff escorted by Brayden Schmidt; (back row) Ava Otto escorted by Teagan McGuire, and Miah Goodle escorted by Slade Bohlman.
13 days ago, Social Media
Prom Court
On Monday, May 6, Riverside Middle School had the privilege of inducting 30 outstanding students into the National Junior Honor Society. These students were recognized for demonstrating excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, character and citizenship. The students are resourceful and dependable problem-solvers who uphold principles of morality and ethics. They are excited to promote school activities and exemplify positive attitudes about life. We look forward to seeing the positive impact they will continue to make in our school and community. Congratulations to the new inductees! #WatertownWay
13 days ago, Social Media
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Let's all wish our very own Watertown Unified School District Nurse Lynn Gilbert a very special National School Nurse Day! We thank Nurse Gilbert for all she does for the staff and students of the WUSD!
14 days ago, Social Media
School Nurse Day
On Monday, April 22, Watertown High School proudly recognized the 48 outstanding students inducted into the National Honor Society (NHS). These students exemplify the four pillars of NHS: Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character. Their commitment to academic excellence, their dedication to serving others, and their integrity in all they do inspire us all. As they join the prestigious ranks of the National Honor Society, we look forward to seeing the remarkable impact they will continue to make within our school and beyond. Congratulations to our newest inductees—they truly embody what it means to lead and excel. #WatertownWay
15 days ago, Social Media
NHS Induction
We're celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week in the Watertown Unified School District! We wish to express our gratitude for the incredible people who have dedicated their lives to preparing the next generation for the challenges and opportunities of the future. Join us in thanking our teachers for all they do!
16 days ago, Social Media
Teacher Appreciation Monday
Last call to purchase a Watertown High School Yearbook! The 2023-2024 yearbooks can be purchased online through the Herff-Jones website: https://www.yearbookordercenter.com/... - The WHS order is number is 3818 (if needed) - The yearbook fee is $50 - Deadline is Friday, May 10 *This is the only way to purchase a yearbook for this school year. Please plan accordingly as no extra yearbooks will be ordered.
18 days ago, Social Media
Happy National School Lunch Hero Day to all our amazing Nutrition Services personnel in the Watertown Unified School District!
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Happy National Principals' Day to all the outstanding building principals in the Watertown Unified School District!
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RMS Students Celebrate Arbor Day with Tree Planting April 25
22 days ago, Social Media
Arbor Day
The students in Mrs. Peters' and Mrs. Roth's 4K classes at Webster Elementary School enjoyed learning about city of Watertown Street Department trucks this past Wednesday. The children asked many questions and learned the differences between a garbage truck and a dump truck. The highlight was seeing both trucks in action! Special thanks to Stacy and the city of Watertown crew for visiting!
22 days ago, Social Media
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Congratulations to the Watertown High School Forensics team on an incredible performance at the WISDAA State Competition on Saturday, April 20 at DeForest High School. The following students earned a gold medal: Caroline Belisle, Julian Byrne, Riley Runke, Elliott Small, and Olivia Sorenson. The following students earned a silver medal: Sophia Anderson, Caleb Lemke, Alondra Lopez, Drew Kaufmann, Alexa Muza, Ciara Schreiber, Lily Small, and Sophie Sullivan. Congrats on a wonderful season!
26 days ago, Social Media
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Last week a group of Mr. Gibson’s HOSA - Future Health Professionals students from Watertown High School qualified and competed at The HOSA State Leadership Conference and Competition held at the Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells. Miliani Trujillo and Ashley Almendarez Martinez took 4th place in the team event - Forensic Science, and Grace Walter qualified for the International Competition held in Houston, Texas by taking second place in Medical Spelling. Great job everyone! #WatertownWay
26 days ago, Social Media
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Twelve Watertown High School students took part in the 2024 National German Exam, with over half winning awards. Achievement awards for better than average performance went to Elisabeth Huhn (Level 2); Kenny Pettitt, Sara Rodriguez Machado, and Brad Vick (Level 3); and Alex Chamberlin (Level 4). Silver medals for scoring above the 80th percentile nationwide went to Emily Page (Level 4) and Jack Zoellick (Level 3). Connor Hawes earned a gold medal for scoring above the 90th percentile nationwide in the Level 4 exam. Great job to all!
about 1 month ago, Melissa Lampe
German Awards
Congratulations to Watertown High School seniors Jacob Johnson and Addison Schuch for being named Herb Kohl Educational Foundation award recipients! The Herb Kohl Educational Foundation recently announced 304 Wisconsin students, teachers, and administrators are the recipients of the organization’s 2024 Student Excellence and Initiative, Teacher Fellowship and Principal Leadership awards. Student Excellence and Initiative Scholarships of $10,000 will be awarded to 187 graduating high school students who have demonstrated academic excellence and initiative and have displayed a broad range of activity and leadership in their community. The Kohl Foundation award program was established by Herb Kohl, former U.S. senator, philanthropist, and businessman who died December 27, 2023. Since 1990, the foundation has awarded nearly $38 million to Wisconsin educators, principals, students, and schools.
about 1 month ago, Melissa Lampe
Kohl Awards
For the 12th year running, the Watertown High School Music Department has earned a spot among the Best Communities in Music Education from the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation. The NAMM Foundation works to advance active participation in music making across the lifespan by supporting scientific research, philanthropic giving and public service programs. So many #WatertownWay accomplishments to be proud of!
about 1 month ago, Melissa Lampe
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