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Intermediate and High School Teachers Use Wednesdays to Check and Connect
Posted on 09/14/2020
​Check and Connect Wednesdays are designed to provide secondary teachers with time to work with small groups of students and connect one-on-one with students who are struggling.   READ MORE...
District Receives Donation for Hope Squad from AB Korkor Foundation
Posted on 09/14/2020
The West Allis-West Milwaukee School District received a $9,000 donation from AB Korkor Foundation to help support the implementation of Hope Squads in each secondary school.  READ MORE...
Shining Strings to Perform at City of West Allis Pop Up Art Crawl
Posted on 09/14/2020
The West Allis Pop Up Art Crawl takes place Saturday, September 19, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.   READ MORE...
Schoology Helps Connect Teachers, Students and Parents
Posted on 09/13/2020
We are using Schoology to host virtual learning. The goal is to make learning more streamlined and organized.   READ MORE...
Together or Apart Deeper Learning Continues
Posted on 09/13/2020
“Apart or together, we are working to provide high quality education during this historic time,” said Superintendent, Dr. Marty Lexmond. “We are focused on how to protect the health, safety, and well-being of students, teachers, other school staff, their families, and communities as we prepare for education this fall.”  READ MORE...
James E. Dottke High School Focuses on Project-Based Learning
Posted on 09/12/2020
Dottke’s focus has shifted to delivering a student-driven, project-based learning education to 100% of its students. The school is prepared to serve up to 250 students, grades nine through twelve, of all backgrounds and abilities.  READ MORE...
Gaggle Monitors Student Use of School-Provided Digital Tools
Posted on 09/08/2020
We are using Gaggle to proactively protect students and ensure that they are using these tools safely and correctly.  READ MORE...
Back to School Videos
Posted on 09/07/2020
District Leans on Process for a Return to School
Posted on 08/17/2020
Over the summer, school leaders, teachers, and staff have been working hard to prepare for what continues to be a challenging time.   READ MORE...
Student Registration for the 2020-2021 School Year
Posted on 08/17/2020
It’s time for families to register their child(ren) for the 2020-2021 school year!  READ MORE...
District Leaders Study Race, Equity, and Social Justice Standards
Posted on 08/16/2020
This summer, Deidre Roemer, Director of Leadership and Learning, her team members, and Student Service personnel implemented a Professional Development program centered on our District's equity non-negotiables.   READ MORE...
District Uses Gaggle to Promote Online Safety
Posted on 08/14/2020
This year, our District will use the Gaggle safety management solution to proactively protect students and ensure that they are safely and correctly using school-provided digital tools.  READ MORE...
Learning Pays Off for Class of 2020
Posted on 07/13/2020
We are proud of the scholarship monies awarded to Class of 2020 graduates:  READ MORE...
Nathan Hale High School Distinguished High School Graduates
Posted on 07/11/2020
We are proud to announce the distinguished graduates of the Nathan Hale High School Class of 2020  READ MORE...
West Allis Central High School Distinguished High School Graduates
Posted on 07/11/2020
We are proud to announce the distinguished graduates of the West Allis Central High School Class of 2020.  READ MORE...
Athletic Director Named at Nathan Hale High School
Posted on 07/09/2020
We are pleased to announce that Mrs. Liz Kayzar has been assigned as the Interim Athletic Director at Nathan Hale High School for the 2020-2021 school year.   READ MORE...
Kori Sack Named New Principal at Hoover Elementary School
Posted on 07/08/2020
We are pleased to announce that Mrs. Kori Sack has been approved by the Board of Education as the new principal of Hoover Elementary School.  READ MORE...
Mrs. Connie Bergmann Named Interim Principal at West Milwaukee Intermediate School
Posted on 07/08/2020
We are pleased to announce that Mrs. Connie Bermann has been approved by the Board of Education as the new interim principal of West Milwaukee Intermediate School.  READ MORE...
General Mitchell Elementary School Wins MMSD Award for Green Infrastructure Project
Posted on 06/26/2020
General Mitchell Elementary School, received $115,791.  READ MORE...
A Seamless Shift to Online Learning
Posted on 06/22/2020
We were connected from the start. As we move forward, we’ll continue to respond to COVID-19. We’re prepared to help students learn whether they’re at home or at school. And we’ll do everything we can to ensure our students stay on track and life ready when they graduate.   READ MORE...
The Superintendent’s 2019-2020 School Year Wrap Up
Posted on 06/08/2020
We are grateful for the cooperation and flexibility to do things in new ways. As we close out this historic year, I would like to highlight some of our work.  READ MORE...
Recreation and Community Services Department Celebrates New Partnership with Bryant & Stratton
Posted on 06/04/2020
“Coach Gritzmacher and his staff and players will be working with Youth Sports Program Manager, Sam Sujecki to conduct skills clinics and coaching clinics for our Youth Basketball Leagues,”   READ MORE...
Talking With Kids About Race
Posted on 06/03/2020
A letter from Dr. Lexmond...  READ MORE...
New Head Football Coach Named at Nathan Hale High School
Posted on 06/03/2020
After a thorough search and interview process, we are excited to welcome Mr. Scott Flood to Nathan Hale High School.   READ MORE...
Casey Unger Named a Quarter-finalist for the 2021 Music Educator Awards
Posted on 06/01/2020
Unger is a Prelude Strings and Orchestra teacher at Irving Elementary School, West Allis Central High School, and West Milwaukee Intermediate School. She has taught in our district since 2013.  READ MORE...
Shared Journeys Alumni Club Connect During COVID-19
Posted on 06/01/2020
They invited seniors to join the Shared Journeys Alumni Club. They created digital connections and shared on the Shared Journeys facebook and twitter sites. They sent cards and positive cheer messages.   READ MORE...
Frank Lloyd Wright Intermediate Teachers Make Bucket List Dream Come True
Posted on 06/01/2020
Krouse knew she had to make this dream a reality. She decided to ask her colleagues for help. With their support, she collected the money needed to buy a pair of Yeezys.  READ MORE...
Jefferson Elementary Teacher Makes a Surprise Delivery
Posted on 05/29/2020
“I wanted to surprise my students and thank them for their efforts to help children that are sick and in need,” said Kozlosky. “It was so nice to see the students and their families face to face. We really miss each other.”  READ MORE...
#BeTheLightWI
Posted on 05/14/2020
​In April, our Athletic Directors traveled to our fields and the West Allis Athletic Complex in recognition of student-athletes.  READ MORE...
Action Staff Uses Time for Improvement
Posted on 05/13/2020
Action staff set a goal to come out of the “Safer at Home” period professionally better than they were before.  READ MORE...
High School Spring Sports Update
Posted on 05/12/2020
After the WIAA provided guidance regarding high school spring sports, the Greater Metro Conference and Woodland Conference met and came away with similar takeaways moving forward.  READ MORE...
Shared Journeys Hosts Mother’s Day Caravan
Posted on 05/11/2020
We did a Mother’s Day caravan and dropped off a care package on the porch.  READ MORE...
District Celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week with Help from PTA
Posted on 05/11/2020
“We worked to find a variety of ways for parents and students to send their thanks online,” said Mrs. Daphne Leigh, President of the PTA Council.   READ MORE...
The Metropolitan Milwaukee Alliance of Black School Educators Host Gala to Honor Teachers
Posted on 05/08/2020
The following teachers were nominated by their principals to be honored at the 15th-annual Virtual Teacher Recognition Gala sponsored by the Metropolitan Milwaukee Alliance of Black School Educators (MMABSE).  READ MORE...
Little Free Library Helps Make Connections
Posted on 04/22/2020
To the rescue came students, Ben and Chris Jimenez. In April, they rebuilt the Little Free Library on South 58th Street between Greenfield Avenue and Lapham Street.   READ MORE...
Sodexo Features Recipe Created by Irving Elementary School’s Josslyn Welsh
Posted on 04/15/2020
Sodexo selected a creation submitted by Irving Elementary School student, Josslyn Welsh, to be part of its winter promotional series.  READ MORE...
Shift to Online Learning during School Closure
Posted on 04/10/2020
When our district shifted to online learning on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, hundreds of students started connecting with their teachers in a brand new way.  READ MORE...
Music Education Program Receives National Recognition
Posted on 04/10/2020
Our district’s music program has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education.  READ MORE...
Title I Schools of Recognition Awards
Posted on 04/03/2020
We are proud to announce that five of our schools have received Wisconsin Title I Schools of Recognition for the 2019-2020 school year.  READ MORE...
Free Breakfast and Lunch Distribution During Temporary School Closure
Posted on 04/01/2020
“We have served over 10,000 meals thus far. We are proud to help support families in this way. Any child in need of meals is welcome,” adds Kosnar.  READ MORE...
Irving Elementary School Students Feel the Love for West Allis
Posted on 03/20/2020
Irving students devoted time to learning and exploring the city. Each classroom was given the opportunity to showcase a part of our community.   READ MORE...
Prom King and Queen Reunited after 77 Years!
Posted on 03/18/2020
When the Nathan Hale High School Class of 1943 got together for a small reunion, it was a perfect opportunity for a king and queen to be reunited.  READ MORE...
Filippos Italian Restaurant Hosts Youth Art and Music Month Even
Posted on 03/13/2020
On Tuesday March 10, 2020, artists and musicians from our district were featured at Filippo's, a popular restaurant in West Allis.   READ MORE...
Forward Exams Scheduled
Posted on 03/12/2020
From March 23 to May 1, 2020, the District will be conducting the Wisconsin Forward Exam. It is designed to gauge how well students are doing in relation to the Wisconsin Academic Standards.   READ MORE...
Josslyn Welsh Wins Sodexo’s Future Chef Competition
Posted on 03/12/2020
This year's theme was School Lunch Meal-Reimagined.   READ MORE...
Lisa Colla Shared Journeys Program Facilitator Receives 2020 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Awards
Posted on 03/11/2020
We are proud to announce that Shared Journeys Leader, Lisa Colla, was selected for the 2020 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Principal Leadership Award and Teacher Fellow Award.   READ MORE...
Central High School Teacher Carrie Hanson Named 2020 Herb Kohl Educational Teacher Fellow Award Winner
Posted on 03/11/2020
We are proud to announce that Central High School Social Studies Teacher, Carrie Hanson, was selected for the 2020 Herb Kohl Educational Teacher Fellow Award.   READ MORE...
Parent Satisfaction Survey
Posted on 03/10/2020
Beginning March 10, 2020, parents will have an important opportunity to provide feedback to West Allis-West Milwaukee School District leaders regarding their work.   READ MORE...
Students Empowering Others: One Cup at a Time
Posted on 03/10/2020
Students from Shared Journeys and Lane Intermediate School came together to work on a project for the West Allis Starbucks located on Highway 100.  READ MORE...
District Begins Celebration of Youth Art & Music Month at Inspiration Studios
Posted on 03/09/2020
On Friday, March 7, 2020 over 90 visitors attended the Rogues Artists Group’s opening reception for their ART IN SO MANY WORDS exhibit at Inspiration Studio in West Allis.  READ MORE...
Jefferson Elementary Principal Helps Kick Off Pennies for Patients
Posted on 03/08/2020
When Jefferson Elementary had their kick-off assembly for the Pennies for Patients collection, a very special “penny” led the way.   READ MORE...
Community Read Designed to Stop the Stigma Around Addiction and Mental Health Issues
Posted on 03/06/2020
May is National Mental Health Awareness Month  READ MORE...
Nathan Hale High School Math Teacher Competes in U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials
Posted on 03/01/2020
John Dewitt, a West Allis resident and math teacher at Nathan Hale High School traveled to Atlanta to compete in the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials.  READ MORE...
2020 Census in Critical for our District School-Aged Children and their Families
Posted on 03/01/2020
Starting in March, the U.S. Census Bureau will begin counting everyone living in the United States.  READ MORE...
March is Youth Art & Music Month!
Posted on 02/27/2020
Youth Art & Music Month is March 1 - 29, 2020. Student artwork will be displayed around our community.   READ MORE...
Lisa Colla and Carrie Hanson Selected for 2020 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Awards
Posted on 02/19/2020
We are proud to announce that Shared Journeys Leader, Lisa Colla, and Central High School Social Studies Teacher, Carrie Hanson, were selected for the 2020 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Principal Leadership Award and Teacher Fellow Award.   READ MORE...
Dr. Marty Lexmond Named Civic Music Association of Milwaukee’s 2020 Educational Administrator of the Year
Posted on 02/13/2020
On Saturday, March 14, 2020, area educators will be recognized as the Civic Music Association’s Music Educators Awards Reception. Superintendent, Dr. Marty Lexmond has been named Educational Administrator of the Year.   READ MORE...
General Mitchell Elementary School Receives Grant from Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
Posted on 02/06/2020
“The areas that were once unusable by the students and our community will become practical, functioning areas that can be used for relaxation and play."  READ MORE...
West Allis Central High School Auto Mechanics Students to Compete at the Greater Milwaukee Auto Show
Posted on 02/05/2020
On February 28, 2020, two of West Allis Central High School’s Advanced Auto Mechanics students, Scott Rennert, and Bo Kassa, are going to be part of a competition.  READ MORE...
Horace Mann Elementary Partners with Zoological Society of Milwaukee
Posted on 02/04/2020
On February 3, 2020, the special guest was Bob, the cockroach!” said Jessica Klein, a 4th grade teacher from Horace Mann’s Team Adventure.  READ MORE...
Snowball Dinner and Dance Planned for February 28, 2020
Posted on 02/03/2020
The Snowball Dinner Dance will take place on Friday, February 28, 2020 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Nathan Hale High School.   READ MORE...
Franklin Elementary School Debuts Video about Deeper Learning
Posted on 02/01/2020
“The video is designed to showcase the commitment we’re making to deeper learning.”  READ MORE...
Troop 8168 Raises Funds for District’s Music Program
Posted on 02/01/2020
Their donation was used to purchase new music for the District Orchestra Festival Concert that will be held in April.  READ MORE...
Spelling Bee Finalists
Posted on 01/31/2020
Our District’s Annual Spelling Bee will be held on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at West Allis Central High School (8516 West Lincoln Avenue, West Allis) in the auditorium. The Spelling Bee begins at 6:30 p.m with a welcome by Superintendent, Dr. Lexmond.  READ MORE...
Hale-Central Robotics Team Receives Sponsorship
Posted on 01/27/2020
The Hale-Central Robotics Team received a sponsorship of $600 from Kevin Meagher, the President and CEO of Corix Utilities, Inc. in Wauwatosa.  READ MORE...
Walker Elementary Conducts Clothing Drive for Purple Heart
Posted on 01/27/2020
Their teachers, Mr. Collins and Ms. Christenson, were excited to report that students collected over 40 bags of clothes for the foundation.  READ MORE...
WE ARE THE DRUM A Celebration of Black History
Posted on 01/27/2020
Capita Productions is hosting two special performances for parents and community members in the West Allis-West Milwaukee School District in February!  READ MORE...
Annual State of the Schools Presentation
Posted on 01/23/2020
We would like to invite you to attend one of our annual “State of the Schools” presentations. We will be discussing a variety of topics  READ MORE...
WAWM PTA Council Founder's Day Carnival
Posted on 01/22/2020
Games, inflatables, rock painting, food, raffles, DJ, silent auction, and more!  READ MORE...
Cecelia Santiago Awarded Civic Music Association Scholarships
Posted on 01/18/2020
On January 18, 2020, West Allis Central High School sophomore, Cecelia Santiago, was awarded a Civic Music Association of Milwaukee High School Certificate of Excellence and High School Scholarship.   READ MORE...
High School Students Prepare to Take Final Exams
Posted on 01/15/2020
As the end of the semester nears, high school students are busy preparing for final exams.   READ MORE...
Attend Intermediate School Preview Night
Posted on 01/14/2020
The Preview Night will include information about intermediate school programming and extra- curricular activities. There will also be an opportunity to meet the staff and tour the building!  READ MORE...
Director of Leadership and Learning Deidre Roemer Talks about Refining Education
Posted on 01/10/2020
The podcast aired on an episode of Strange on Purpose and allowed Roemer to discuss how education is changing for the next generation of learners.  READ MORE...
Franklin Elementary School Launches Red Pencil Student Produced Newspaper
Posted on 01/08/2020
“A newspaper is real-life. Students must collaborate and use literacy skills to write the articles."  READ MORE...
Best Staff Door at Horace Mann Elementary School
Posted on 01/06/2020
The school-wide theme of the door competition was “anti-bullying”, for anti-bullying week.   READ MORE...
Nathan Hale’s African American Youth Group Make a Connection at Jefferson Elementary School
Posted on 12/17/2019
“It is an amazing experience for everyone involved. Our students have a great time and the littles really enjoy having teenagers in the building."  READ MORE...
Board of Education Approves 2020-2021 School Calendar
Posted on 12/16/2019
On Monday, December 16, 2019, the West Allis-West Milwaukee School District’s Board of Education approved the 2020-2021 School Calendar.  READ MORE...
Board of Education Approves Facility Planning Guide and Process
Posted on 12/10/2019
On Monday, November 18, 2019, the West Allis-West Milwaukee School District approved a Facility Planning Guide and Process to develop a facility master plan through which plans and designs for significant facility renovation or replacement will be developed.   READ MORE...
Nathan Hale High School Profe Geboy-Helfenstein Leads Her Students Worldwide
Posted on 12/09/2019
Students have always been anxious to learn about the world around them. I’ve had the special privilege of helping them experience more than just a language.  READ MORE...
Village of Manor Park Hosts Annual Kids 2 Kids Event
Posted on 12/06/2019
Students were invited to pick out a toy that would be given to a needy child. There was facing painting, cookie decorating, crafts, hotdogs, and a bouncy house.  READ MORE...
Schools Make a Difference this Holiday Season
Posted on 12/05/2019
4K Information Nights
Posted on 12/04/2019
Is your child going to be four-years-old by September 1, 2020? Join us for a 4K Parent Information Night!  READ MORE...
West Allis Central High School Lights Up with a New Sign!
Posted on 12/02/2019
“The sign was an extremely generous donation from the Knights of Columbus,” said Dave Owens. “We are appreciative of their generosity and thankful to Jerry Falk.  READ MORE...
School Closing Due to Severe Weather
Posted on 12/02/2019
Well, it’s winter in Wisconsin! And over the next few weeks (months?) we want to recognize the need to make special preparations for the safety and welfare of students and staff when faced with severe weather conditions.  READ MORE...
Magellan Promotions Donates to District’s Community Closets
Posted on 11/19/2019
“This is a very generous donation,” said Coordinator of Community Relations, Deann Yaklich. Magellan donated winter coats, hats, sweatshirts, sweatpants, and 200 pairs of socks!   READ MORE...
West Allis Central High School Hosts Career and College Fair
Posted on 11/18/2019
The Career and College Fair gave all West Allis Central students the opportunity to learn about a wide variety of careers and hear from nearby colleges and universities.   READ MORE...
Nathan Hale High School Men’s Cross Country Team in Selfless Pursuit of Excellence
Posted on 11/18/2019
The Nathan Hale High School Men’s Cross Country Team is built on love and selflessness.  READ MORE...
Holiday Music to Fill the Air
Posted on 11/14/2019
The vocal cords are warmed up, the instruments are tuned, and the West Allis-West Milwaukee School District’s talented students are ready for their holiday music performances.   READ MORE...
Schools Improve Again on State Report Card
Posted on 11/14/2019
Each year, as part of the state accountability system, the Department of Public Instruction issues report cards for every district and school in Wisconsin.   READ MORE...
Students at Horace Mann Elementary School Get Busy Saving Bees
Posted on 11/13/2019
“One of my goals is to help students understand that learning about something you are afraid of can lessen your fear and open your mind to a whole new world of possibilities,” explains James.   READ MORE...
James E. Dottke Welcomes Special New Staff Member
Posted on 11/13/2019
“We think Wow can make a difference to our students by giving them one more thing that connects them to school."  READ MORE...
First Quarter Report Cards Issued
Posted on 11/12/2019
On Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. first quarter report cards were posted on Skyward. To view your child's report card, please follow the instructions below.  READ MORE...
American Heart Association Recognizes the West Allis-West Milwaukee School District for Workplace Health Achievement
Posted on 11/11/2019
For the second year in a row, the District achieved Silver level recognition for taking significant steps to build a culture of health in the workplace.   READ MORE...
A Continued Focus on Restorative Practices
Posted on 11/11/2019
As a District, we’re working to integrate restorative practices into our classrooms and curriculum to create a positive, supportive school culture that focuses on the social and emotional health of our students.  READ MORE...
Nathan Hale High School and MYSO Alum Jessica Everts Wins Concerto competition at Bradley University
Posted on 11/11/2019
On November 9th, Jessica Everts played Hummel’s Fantasia for viola and orchestra to win a Concerto Competition at Bradley University.   READ MORE...
Frozen Jr. presented by Lane Intermediate School Patriot Players
Posted on 11/08/2019
“The students at Lane Intermediate School are incredibly multi-talented. We have high quality singers, talented dancers, and a great stage production."  READ MORE...
West Allis Central High School Showcases Hispanic Heritage
Posted on 11/04/2019
“This event was a great way for our students to learn, have fun, and honor the diversity that makes West Allis Central a great school. We are all proud of our culture and it’s wonderful when we can learn from one another,” said Azevedo.  READ MORE...
Franklin Elementary School Initiate Clubs at Recess Time
Posted on 11/04/2019
Although many of us recall recess as the “best class of the day” for some students it can be chaotic and frustrating. Now several clubs are offered during recess.   READ MORE...
Mill Rate Drops for 2019
Posted on 10/30/2019
For the second consecutive year, the school-based mill rate is dropping for residents of the West Allis-West Milwaukee School District.   READ MORE...
Attention All 8th Graders! Attend High School Preview Night
Posted on 10/24/2019
High School Preview Night is an opportunity for 8th grade students and their parents to learn more about the academic, elective and extra-curricular offerings at high school.   READ MORE...
West Allis Central High School Celebrates Homecoming 2019
Posted on 10/21/2019
Students at West Allis Central High School celebrated Homecoming October 14, 2019 through October 19, 2019.   READ MORE...
Ryan Hammernik Named 2019 Outstanding Administrator by Wisconsin ASTA
Posted on 10/14/2019
Hammernik will receive his award at the WiASTA annual membership luncheon in Madison at the WMEA Conference on October 25, 2019.  READ MORE...
Central High School and Nathan Hale High School Present “Tuck Everlasting"
Posted on 10/11/2019
“We have over 40 students involved as part of the cast, crew, and pit orchestra,” explains Director, Jordan Pollard. “We are thrilled to be the very first high school in the state to put on this magical, family-friendly production!”   READ MORE...
Lane Global Students Write about Health and Wellness
Posted on 10/11/2019
This month, students in the Lane Global program were involved in a Deeper Learning Project designed around health and wellness.   READ MORE...
Caroline Aiello and Jordan Pollard Present at Wisconsin Association for Talented and Gifted
Posted on 10/11/2019
Aiello and Pollard shared how Deeper Learning Competencies (e.g., Content Mastery, Effective Communication, Critical Thinking & Problem Solving, Collaboration, Self-Directed Learning, and Academic Mindset) go hand in hand with Project Based Learning.  READ MORE...
Franklin Elementary School Students Explore “Why West Allis!”
Posted on 10/11/2019
Inspired by the city’s "That's Why West Allis" campaign, Ms. O'Connor, Mrs. Schaefer, and Ms. Hayes asked their students how they would go about convincing families to come to West Allis. The goal was for students to create materials that could be distributed to the public.  READ MORE...
Wilson Elementary School and Madison Elementary School Recipients of New Water Station
Posted on 10/11/2019
Wilson Elementary School and Madison Elementary School will both receive new water fountain/filling stations as part of the Cool Water Program sponsored by Delta Dental.  READ MORE...
James E. Dottke High School Students Taking Part in the #ZooTrainChallenge
Posted on 10/08/2019
Throughout the school year, students from MIlwaukee County have been invited to be part of the #ZooTrainChallenge.   READ MORE...
A Continued Focus on EQUITY
Posted on 10/07/2019
Our focus on equity is about providing a learning environment that promotes personal excellence for all. It means making sure every child gets what they need to succeed.   READ MORE...
Kohl’s Corporate and Aurora Medical Center Volunteers Make a Difference at Shared Journeys
Posted on 10/07/2019
Volunteers from Kohl's Corporate and Aurora West Allis Medical Center have sent volunteers to help with everything from assembly of new furniture and deep cleaning to organizing baby clothes.   READ MORE...
Nathan Hale High School Celebrates Homecoming 2019
Posted on 10/07/2019
From September 30, 2019 through October 5, 2019, students at Nathan Hale High School celebrated Homecoming.  READ MORE...
Students Represent the West Allis-West Milwaukee School District in Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra
Posted on 10/01/2019
“Our students prepare for auditions. They work hard to be part of this organization,” said Music Coordinator and Orchestra teacher, Mrs. Mary Pat Michels.   READ MORE...
West Allis Central High School’s Black Student Union Members Attend College Fair
Posted on 10/01/2019
“We believe that early exposure to colleges and universities can help our students make better decisions for their future.”  READ MORE...
Jefferson Elementary School Students Go on a Mindset Mission
Posted on 09/26/2019
Jefferson Elementary School went on a Mindset Mission and based on NED:  READ MORE...
It's Homecoming Time for High Schools!
Posted on 09/15/2019
Celebrate Homecoming!  READ MORE...
Frank Lloyd Wright Intermediate School Music Program Accredited by Wisconsin School Music Association
Posted on 09/12/2019
It is a distinguished honor for the school’s music program.  READ MORE...
A Continued Focus on Deeper Learning
Posted on 09/12/2019
We are working to develop school cultures where all students, teachers, and families are valued and empowered to learn and grow.   READ MORE...
Take Advantage of Cost Savings!
Posted on 09/11/2019
Submitting a Meal Application* and Sharing Information Consent can allow us to determine if your child is eligible for these benefits...  READ MORE...
An Urgent Warning Against Vaping
Posted on 09/10/2019
In our area, 16 individuals have been hospitalized with severe chemical pneumonitis, or chemical pneumonia (inflammation of the lungs due to aspiration or inhalation of irritants).   READ MORE...
Milwaukee Repertory Theater to Partner with James E. Dottke English Language Arts Classes
Posted on 09/10/2019
This fall, the students at James E. Dottke High School will be part of an in-school reading residency program sponsored by the Milwaukee Repertory Theater.   READ MORE...
Irving Elementary School and James E. Dottke High School GE Healthcare Community Service Day!
Posted on 08/23/2019
Over 2,100 GE Healthcare employees and retirees are mobilized to selected schools in Milwaukee, Waukesha, and this year: West Allis!  READ MORE...
Shared Journeys Site Approved as “Breastfeeding Friendly”
Posted on 08/12/2019
Over the past year, the staff at Shared Journeys have worked closely with the West Allis Health Department to be approved breastfeeding friendly site.   READ MORE...
Dottke Students Share their Story at District Leadership Team Meeting
Posted on 08/07/2019
The presentation was intended to highlight the success of students who attend the school and the practices used to support those successes.   READ MORE...
West Milwaukee Intermediate School Hosts Science Curiosity Camp
Posted on 08/01/2019
The Curiosity Cube is equipped with the latest technology. It provides a learning environment that allows students to become immersed in specific science topics-from learning about how DNA works to building a custom microbe using a 3D printer.  READ MORE...
Frank Lloyd Wright Intermediate School Sponsors Ford Drive 4 UR School Event
Posted on 07/30/2019
The event raised $7,880 that will be used to fund projects, off-set the cost of field trips, and help meet classroom needs for the students at Frank Lloyd Wright Intermediate School.  READ MORE...
Welcome New Principals
Posted on 07/08/2019
We are proud to welcome new leaders at Jefferson, Walker, and Wilson elementary schools.  READ MORE...
James E. Dottke Sets a Course for Project-Based Learning
Posted on 06/11/2019
To meet the needs of all students, the staff at Dottke has been on the forefront of best practices in Deeper Learning.   READ MORE...
Strategic Planning Process 2016
Posted on 05/03/2016
We are mid-way through our Strategic Planning Process. Click here for an updated information and upcoming event!  READ MORE...