Tuesday's snow made for great activities on the playground. Check out these sweet Douglas Elementary snow angels.
Monday, January 8th was the first day of rotations for Mr. Gibson’s Health Observations class. 4 of the 5 days during the week, students get the opportunity to shadow medical professionals at the hospital and other local private practices. Pictured is half of this trimester’s class. Back row, from left to right: Emma Wuestenberg, Sophia Nieto, Hannah Trujillo, Brielle Mueller. Front row: Calli Tuchscherer, Abbigail Oldenhoff and Amy Beck.
Due to the inclement weather, Watertown High School has rescheduled Freshman Preview Night to Thursday, January 18. The night will include a presentation by WHS administration, department team leaders, and school counselors highlighting important information for incoming students to consider as they plan for their academic career at WHS. Immediately after the presentation, families are welcome to tour WHS to familiarize themselves with the building and meet with teachers, club advisors, and counselors to help answer any questions about the course registration process in addition to extracurricular opportunities available at WHS. Devices will also be available for families to complete the enrollment process in the WHS Media Center. 5:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.: Orientation & Freshman Course Information Presentation (WHS Auditorium) 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.: WHS Stations and Self-Guided Tour of WHS (Watertown High School) If you are unable to attend the rescheduled event, please make sure to review the Course Registration Website as it contains all the information you will need to help your student register for their 9th grade year. All course requests must be entered into Skyward by Friday, January 26. WHS School Counselors will be available at Riverside Middle School in late January to answer any student follow-up questions regarding the course selection process. Students should begin the scheduling process at home and parents are encouraged to login to Skyward with their student to assist their class selections. If you need further assistance, please reach out to the Student Service Department at 920-262-7550 or the counselor emails listed below. WHS Student Services Amy True - School Counselor (A-He) firstname.lastname@example.org Erikka Olson - School Counselor (Hi-Ph) email@example.com Matthew Dunn - School Counselor (Pi-Z) firstname.lastname@example.org We can’t wait to welcome our newest students to WHS and hope to see you on January 18th!
Shout out to Dylan Morgan and Megan Doherty who took 1st and 2nd respectively in their events at DECA Districts this past weekend. This means that Dylan and Megan automatically qualify for a trip to STATE DECA in February at the Grand Geneva in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Other students medaling this past weekend included Sophia Doornek and Ella Mock. Congratulations to all participants as they studied, prepared, and accomplished new goals. You did an amazing job in representing WHS. It was a GREAT DAY TO BE A GOSLING!!!
Congratulations to Abigail Bartz, Angela Tietz and Emma Westenburg for being selected as the WHS Rotary Students for the month of January! WHS senior students are recognized for their academic achievements, participation in athletics, school organizations, and the contribution to the Watertown Community. Students will join the Watertown Rotary Club each Monday at their weekly meetings and luncheons. Abigail Bartz is the daughter of Josh and Mindy Bartz. Abigail has been active in the following WHS activities: National Honor Society, where she is the lead coordinator for the student tutoring program, Track and Field, Girls Tennis, INTERACT, and Academic Decathlon. Outside of WHS, Abigail is involved in Girls Bowling, Whitetails Unlimited, Feeding America, and Christ United Methodist Church. Abigail is currently working at the Pine Cone Restaurant and plans on attending UW-Platteville to study Biochemistry or Environmental Engineering. Emma Wuestenberg is the daughter of Chad and Kristen Wuestenberg. Emma has been involved in the following at WHS: National Honor Society, HOSA-Future Health Professionals, Girls Soccer, Girls Tennis, and Athletic Leadership. Emma currently is waitressing at Rockwell’s Restaurant. Emma plans on attending a college in Wisconsin to major in Nursing. Angela Tietz is the daughter of Randy and Tammy Tietz. Angela has been active in National Honor Society, Tri-M Music Honor Society, German Honor Society, and FFA while at WHS. Angela is also involved in the WHS Music Department participating in Marching Band, Pep Band, Jazz Band, Carolers, Show Choir and WHS Musicals. When not at school, Angela is involved in the Lebanon Band and Lebanon Luckies 4-H Club. She currently works at the Tietz Family Farms and is planning on attending a four year university to pursue music education.
Mrs. Loftus (Learning Strategist), Mrs. Templin (Art Teacher), and Mr. Roley (Music Teacher) showcased their many talents and spread holiday cheer to the Douglas students as they left for winter break!
Our 2/3 students at Lincoln Stem created gifts of empathy. After observing and interviewing their special person they put their hearts into creating a gift that their classmates would love. Check out their creativity and these smiles!
Are you interested in hosting an AFS student? We are looking for a loving family to host an eCampus International student from Portugal during the fall of 2024. For more information, please contact AFS at the number below.
4th graders at Webster were chosen as grant recipients for an agriculture library, complete with a book barn for storing them! This grant was awarded through the Dodge County Dairy Promotion Committee. Thank you for choosing our classroom as one of the grant recipients!
After baking German cookies and writing recipes in German, WHS 3rd year students participated in the annual tradition of making gingerbread houses. Students in other German classes this trimester will judge their handiwork and determine a winner.
Congratulations to our Endeavor Charter School students who made Honor Roll during Trimester 1! To qualify for Honor Roll in Endeavor, students must earn a 3.2 or higher. It's the #WatertownWay!
Congratulations to our WHS students who made Honor Roll during Trimester 1! To qualify for Honor Roll, students must earn a 3.2-3.499. It's the #WatertownWay!
Congratulations to our WHS students who made High Honor Roll during Trimester 1! To qualify for High Honor Roll, students must earn a 3.5 or higher. It's the #WatertownWay!
These Schurz second graders finished writing different kinds of nonfiction books (how-to, narrative nonfiction, all about, and question and answer) teaching their readers all about a topic they were an expert on. They had a celebration with the other second graders and enjoyed some cookies and juice while they read their books to each other.
Check out this Schurz Elementary crew showing off their Christmas cheer in their holiday sweatshirts!
Mrs. Roth's 4K class at Webster enjoyed decorating their class gingerbread houses. They also got to spend some time with Mrs. Pochop’s 2nd grade SOAR students who shared their writing with the 4K students!
Douglas Elementary 4th graders sent holiday cards to the Elks Lodge to be distributed with the Christmas dinners being delivered on Christmas day.
LEAP Student Council donated $1000 to the Watertown Humane Society for their shelter expansion project. During the month of November, Student Council collected change through their “Pennies for Paws” service project. Students are learning when we do good, we feel good! ❤️🐾
Book club conversations are the best! A good book + working together + building a shared reading life = a day in the life of a fifth grade reader at Douglas!
Becoming an independent reader and discovering books you love is so fun! These Douglas first graders are on their way to a life full of reading and learning!