What's New

Revised June Exam Schedule for High School Students
Posted on 05/13/2019
Due to the number of weather-related school closings this winter, the exam schedule for the Week of June 3 through 7 has been adjusted for high school students  READ MORE...
SMART Math Booster Course
Posted on 05/13/2019
SMART is designed to help students improve their math skills!  READ MORE...
Nathan Hale High School Robotics Team Takes Fourth Place in Regional Underwater Robotics Competition
Posted on 05/10/2019
On April 28, 2019, the Nathan Hale High School Robotics Team took 4th place at the Milwaukee Regional Underwater Robotics Competition held at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee  READ MORE...
The Metropolitan Milwaukee Alliance of Black School Educators Host Gala to Honor Teachers
Posted on 05/03/2019
The following teachers were nominated by their principals to be honored at the 14th-annual Teacher Recognition Gala.   READ MORE...
Frank Lloyd Wright Intermediate School Payton Dorger Inspires Math Students to Fear the Deer!
Posted on 05/01/2019
“Payton really ran with this assignment,” said co-teacher, Michael Skurek. “He used over 300 algebraic functions to create the Milwaukee Bucks logo. His work was really impressive.”  READ MORE...
Moody's Upgrades School District’s Rating to Baa2
Posted on 05/01/2019
“The District has worked diligently to resolve the financial challenges of the past and we will always be vigilant when it comes to our resources. The Moody’s rating is significant because it is another step forward."  READ MORE...
Community Coalition Peer Educators Keep Busy
Posted on 05/01/2019
They shared the message of positive and healthy choices and that not all youth use drugs and alcohol.  READ MORE...
West Milwaukee Intermediate School College Experience Inspires Students
Posted on 04/26/2019
National Junior Honors Society visited the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to take a "hands on” college mini-course.   READ MORE...
West Allis Central High School Holds Autism Awareness Day
Posted on 04/25/2019
Students love being involved with the Autism Awareness celebration.   READ MORE...
Collaboration Station Party a Success!
Posted on 04/23/2019
“Our teams were led by High School students,” explains Art Curriculum Lead, Dan Walker. “Each group was asked to imagine, design, and build a community space. It’s an opportunity for students to use their art vocabulary and communication skills.”  READ MORE...
Students Serve as Junior Docents at Milwaukee Art Museum
Posted on 04/19/2019
Students completed a Milwaukee Art Museum partnership program that spanned over three years.   READ MORE...
Wisconsin Title I Schools of Recognition
Posted on 04/17/2019
The West Allis-West Milwaukee School District is proud to announce that three schools have received Wisconsin Title I Schools of Recognition for the 2017-2018 school year.   READ MORE...
WISN Channel 12 Recognizes Hoover Elementary School Teacher Holly Ford
Posted on 04/17/2019
In April, the kindergarten through fifth grade reading teacher at Hoover Elementary School, Holly Ford, was chosen as the Top Teacher!  READ MORE...
West Allis-West Milwaukee Recreation and Community Services Department Celebrates Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week
Posted on 04/15/2019
“Those that work in our after-school programs are at the heart of what we do to serve children,”  READ MORE...
Summer’s Coming! Plan Ahead for Recreation and Community Services Programs
Posted on 04/12/2019
We have a variety of camps and playground programs for you and your family to choose from.   READ MORE...
“First Look” at New Community Recreation Center
Posted on 04/12/2019
“The center has been designed to meet the needs of our evolving and diverse community."  READ MORE...
West Allis-West Milwaukee School District’s Music Education Program Receives National Recognition
Posted on 03/27/2019
The West Allis-West Milwaukee School 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...
West Allis-West Milwaukee School District Hosts District Solo & Ensemble Music Festival
Posted on 03/25/2019
Students from area schools participated in a Wisconsin School Music Association (WSMA) sanctioned District Solo & Ensemble Music Festival hosted at West Allis Central High School.   READ MORE...
West Milwaukee Intermediate School Hosts Press Conference Regarding School Safety
Posted on 03/20/2019
West Milwaukee Intermediate School hosted a press conference for Wisconsin State Attorney General Josh Kaul to announce the release of the Comprehensive School Security Framework and the Wisconsin School Threat Assessment Protocol.  READ MORE...
Parent Satisfaction Survey Coming in April
Posted on 03/15/2019
On Monday, April 1, 2019, parents will have an important opportunity to provide feedback to West Allis-West Milwaukee School District leaders regarding their work.  READ MORE...
Walking Safely to School
Posted on 03/14/2019
Safety tips for students and parents about walking to school.   READ MORE...
Nathan Hale High School Graduate Visits and Shares Her Journey
Posted on 03/13/2019
On March 6, 2019, Trapp returned to Nathan Hale High School and visited three classes to share her story. Her advice to students is to take risks, follow your passion and study abroad.  READ MORE...
News and Notes - March 2019
Posted on 03/11/2019
Each month, “News and Notes” recognizes the many contributions and achievements of staff, students, and members of our school community. The West Allis-West Milwaukee School District is the 12th largest district in the state of Wisconsin. Over 8,250 students attend our schools and over 1,000 employees work here.  READ MORE...
WAWM Shining Strings to Perform for Wisconsin Music Educators Association
Posted on 03/08/2019
The performance is part of the 2019 “Capitol Concerts for Music In Our Schools Month.”  READ MORE...
Child Development Day
Posted on 03/08/2019
Parents/guardians who have a child between the ages of 2 years 9 months and 4 years old are encouraged to make a screening appointment.   READ MORE...
Sodexo’s Fiesta Fit Future Chef Competition
Posted on 03/06/2019
On March 20, 2019, Sodexo will hosted their annual Future Chef Competition in the cafeteria at Nathan Hale High School.   READ MORE...
Irving Elementary School Music Teacher Receives Certificate of Excellence in General Music
Posted on 03/06/2019
Scott Greger, will be recognized with a Certificate of Excellence in General Music from the Civic Music Association of Milwaukee.  READ MORE...
Spring Concerts in Our Schools
Posted on 03/04/2019
Click here to view information about spring concerts in our schools!  READ MORE...
West Allis-West Milwaukee Community Coalition Launches Peers with Purpose
Posted on 03/04/2019
Peers will be teamed together to present a lesson designed to encourage younger students to resist peer pressure and avoid unsafe choices.   READ MORE...
West Allis Central High School Hosts Black History Celebration
Posted on 02/28/2019
The walls were adorned with biographies and projects submitted by Central students highlighting prominent African Americans and Black History and an incredible spread of food for the soul was provided by students, families, and staff.  READ MORE...
Joseph Elliott Named MYSO John Downey Creation Project Fellow
Posted on 02/25/2019
Joseph Elliott, Junior at Nathan Hale High School was named MYSO John Downey Creation Project Fellow for his music composition: Tango for Strings.   READ MORE...
West Allis-West Milwaukee School District Presents at the Narenwich State Conference
Posted on 02/22/2019
“Mrs. Daugherty and I focused on the strategies our teachers use to build strong relationships with students. We also discussed the importance of creating projects that connect to career pathways and deeper learning for our students.”  READ MORE...
Franklin Elementary School Luncheon Inspired by Fractions and Decimals
Posted on 02/19/2019
“Having students put their thinking into action is what deeper learning is all about,” said Pollard. “Our students took what they learned and applied it to a real life situation!”  READ MORE...
High School Students in Algebra, Geometry, and Algebra 2 Use ALEKS to Gain Skill in Math
Posted on 02/15/2019
Now, teachers (and students) don’t have to wait for everyone to be on the “same page.” Students can work at their own pace to demonstrate mastery of material.  READ MORE...
Congratulations to the Top Six WAWM Spelling Bee Finalists
Posted on 02/14/2019
Congratulations to the top six spellers who will be moving on to compete in the CESA 1 Regional Spelling Bee on Wednesday, February 20, 2019.  READ MORE...
Frank Lloyd Wright Intermediate School 6th Graders Work to Better the Lives of Others
Posted on 02/13/2019
As part of a Deeper Learning Project, teachers Julia Bratel and Nicole Harmeyer posed a serious question to 6th grade students. We asked them what they would do to better the lives of children locally and globally.  READ MORE...
Irving Elementary School Runs Pennies for Patients Fundraiser
Posted on 02/12/2019
On February 1, 2019, the Irving Student Council concluded their Pennies for Patients campaign. The students created a spirit week to promote awareness for the Pennies for Patients project for the whole Irving community to be apart of.   READ MORE...
Pershing Elementary School Participates in the Great Kindness Challenge
Posted on 02/11/2019
The Great Kindness Challenge is a proactive and positive bullying prevention initiative that is designed to improve school climate and increase student engagement. The Great Kindness Challenge is a one week event where students are asked to perform as many acts of kindness as possible in school.  READ MORE...
Nathan Hale High School Booster Club Inducts Athletes into Hall of Fame
Posted on 02/09/2019
On Friday, February 8, 2019, alumni, friends and family gathered as the Nathan Hale High School Booster Club held their second annual Athletic Hall of Fame Induction ceremony.  READ MORE...
Franklin Elementary School Textbook Found in South African School
Posted on 02/07/2019
“This little book traveled a long way to Africa. It’s amazing to see that we’re making a difference in the lives of learners across the world!” says Vranes.  READ MORE...
Frank Lloyd Wright Students Help Create Activities for School that Serves Autistic Children
Posted on 02/01/2019
On January 25, 2019, Christine Morrissey’s 8th grade team at Frank Lloyd Wright presented projects to the Superintendent, members of the WAWM school board as well as their friends and family.   READ MORE...
News and Notes - February 2019
Posted on 02/01/2019
Each month, “News and Notes” recognizes the many contributions and achievements of staff, students, and members of our school community. The West Allis-West Milwaukee School District is the 12th largest district in the state of Wisconsin. Over 8,250 students attend our schools and over 1,000 employees work here.   READ MORE...
Innovation Station Opens at Irving Elementary School
Posted on 01/15/2019
Students at Irving Elementary School are excited to work in a newly configured space designed solely to promote problem-solving and collaboration.  READ MORE...
Franklin Elementary School's Dimitrious Foster Competes on Family Feud!
Posted on 01/15/2019
On Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 6:00 p.m., Franklin Elementary School’s Deeper Learning Coach, Dimitrious Foster, completed on an episode of Family Feud.  READ MORE...
Attend Intermediate School Preview Night
Posted on 01/15/2019
The Preview Night will include information about intermediate school programming and extra- curricular activities. There will also be an opportunity to meet staff and tour the building!  READ MORE...
News and Notes January
Posted on 01/14/2019
Each month, “News and Notes” recognizes the many contributions and achievements of staff, students, and members of our school community.  READ MORE...
High School Students Prepare to Take Final Exams
Posted on 01/11/2019
“It’s a time for high school teachers to make a final review of the topics covered and asses each student's knowledge of the subject.”  READ MORE...
West Allis Central High School’s DECA Chapter Competes at District Competition
Posted on 01/10/2019
On January 7, 2019, West Allis Central High School’s DECA chapter competed at Kettle Moraine High School in the District 5 Competition.   READ MORE...
Franklin Elementary School Students Create “Branches of Government” Game Boards
Posted on 01/09/2019
Team Odyssey at Franklin Elementary School is busy creating game boards in a collaborative deeper learning project called "Branches of Government.”  READ MORE...
School Board Election Results 2019
Posted on 01/03/2019
Academic and Career Events Held at High Schools
Posted on 01/02/2019
Each year, high schools in the West Allis-West Milwaukee School District hold Academic and Career Days designed to help students plan for their future.  READ MORE...
Recreation and Community Services Department Holds 45th Annual Alumni Basketball Tournament
Posted on 01/02/2019
For two days over winter break, teams of high school graduates hit the court to relive the glory days by participating in the 45th Annual Alumni Basketball Tournament held by the Recreation and Community Services Department.  READ MORE...
Franklin Elementary School Hosts Student Showcase of Learning
Posted on 12/12/2018
“Every student, 4K through 5th grade, created something for the showcase. We had music, artwork, math projects, graphic novels, poetry, and presentations as part of the event.”  READ MORE...
State of the Schools Presentations Held in December
Posted on 12/12/2018
We are grateful for those of you that attended our presentation. For those that could not, we invite you to read this material.   READ MORE...
Shared Journeys Hosts Annual Canvas Art Painting Night
Posted on 12/11/2018
Shared Journeys hosted their annual Canvas Art Painting night to raise funds for “Cookies with Santa” a holiday gathering held for students and alumni and their children. Over 50 people attended the fundraiser.   READ MORE...
WAWM School Board Approves 2019-2020 School Calendar
Posted on 12/11/2018
On Monday, December 10, 2018, West Allis-West Milwaukee School District’s Board of Education approved the 2019-2020 School Calendar.  READ MORE...
News and Notes December
Posted on 12/10/2018
Each month, “News and Notes” recognizes the many contributions and achievements of staff, students, and members of our school community.  READ MORE...
Nathan Hale High School Displays Fair Housing Movement Exhibit
Posted on 12/08/2018
“The exhibit is a collaborative effort by the Wisconsin Historical Society, Wisconsin Black Historical Society, Milwaukee Historical Society, and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,”   READ MORE...
WAWM School District Increases Budget for a New Recreation and Community Services Center
Posted on 12/07/2018
The current center on 2450 South 68th Street will be remodeled and an addition to the building will be built.   READ MORE...
New Baseball Scoreboard Installed at West Allis Athletic Complex
Posted on 12/01/2018
In November, a new baseball scoreboard was installed at Belich Field at the West Allis Athletic Complex.   READ MORE...
Partners at Village of Manor Park Make a Difference to Children in WAWM School District
Posted on 12/01/2018
On November 30, 2018, 50 students from Jefferson Elementary School were be part of the Village of Manor Park “Kids 2 Kids” Toy Drive event. Students were invited to pick out a toy that would be given to a needy child.  READ MORE...
James E. Dottke High School Parent Provides Haircuts for Students
Posted on 11/30/2018
“Mervin Estrada, the owner and operator of Razor Sharp Barber Shop, jumped at the chance to come in and provide free haircuts and mentoring to our students,” said Goelz.  READ MORE...
Red Ribbon Week 2018
Posted on 11/30/2018
This fall 32 members of the school organization SADD, Students Against Destructive Decisions, at West Allis Central, West Allis Nathan Hale, and James E. Dottke High School decided to raise awareness through creative messages about drug and alcohol use.  READ MORE...
West Allis-West Milwaukee School District Property Tax Levy Drops for Now
Posted on 11/15/2018
This tax season, the school mill rate is dropping $1.45 per $1,000 of equalized property value for residents in the West Allis-West Milwaukee School District.   READ MORE...
WAWM School District Report Card Shows Improvement
Posted on 11/14/2018
An overall score increase of 4.1 on the State of Wisconsin District Report Card moving from 68.1 on the 2016-2017 to 72.2 on the 2017-2018 scorecard.  READ MORE...
Take Advantage of the Benefits!
Posted on 11/14/2018
Submitting a Meal Application* and Sharing Information Consent can allow us to determine if your child is eligible for these benefits...  READ MORE...
News and Notes - November
Posted on 11/13/2018
Each month, “News and Notes” recognizes the many contributions and achievements of staff, students, and members of our school community.   READ MORE...
Career and Technical Education High School Students Visit Pieper Electric in New Berlin
Posted on 11/13/2018
The students participated in two thought-provoking presentations pertaining to a variety of career opportunities within the Pieper organization.  READ MORE...
Frank Lloyd Wright Intermediate School Students Honor Veterans
Posted on 11/09/2018
On Thursday, November 8, 2018, a group of military veterans were honored at Frank Lloyd Wright Intermediate School with a special presentation and luncheon.  READ MORE...
School Holiday Concerts Make Season Merry and Bright
Posted on 11/08/2018
The vocal chords are warmed up, the instruments are tuned, and WAWM School District’s talented students are ready for their performances.  READ MORE...
West Allis Central Students Talk “Bulldog” to 8th Graders at West Milwaukee Intermediate School
Posted on 11/07/2018
As part of the All Aboard! Eighth grade transition program to high school, a team of West Allis Central High School Bulldogs headed to West Milwaukee Intermediate School to share information about what to expect in the coming year.  READ MORE...
Students at Walker Elementary Report an Outbreak of Self-Control!
Posted on 11/05/2018
A video news report airing at Walker Elementary School has classmates learning that an “outbreak of self-control” is running rampant in their building.   READ MORE...
West Allis Central High School Students Celebrate Hispanic Heritage
Posted on 11/05/2018
Members of the Latin Pride and Spanish National Honor Society at West Allis Central High School celebrated Hispanic Heritage with a Potluck Dinner and Hispanic Heritage-Día de los Muertos showcase.   READ MORE...
West Allis Central High School AVID Students Visit UW-Oshkosh
Posted on 11/01/2018
Forty students that are part of the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program visited UW-Oshkosh to experience a “day in the life” of a Titan student.   READ MORE...
Madison Elementary School Holds Penny Wars to Help Hurricane Victims
Posted on 10/25/2018
For two weeks in October, students at Madison Elementary School went to “war” using pennies and coins.   READ MORE...
News & Notes - October
Posted on 10/12/2018
Each month, “News and Notes” recognizes the many contributions and achievements of staff, students, and members of our school community.   READ MORE...
All Aboard! The 8th Grade Transition to High School Program
Posted on 10/12/2018
As the new school year begins, staff at both Central High School and Nathan Hale High School are busy preparing 8th graders for their big transition to ninth grade.  READ MORE...
West Allis Central High School News Team Keeps Bulldogs in the Loop
Posted on 10/12/2018
Every morning, the Bulldog News Team at West Allis Central High School is on set ready for “action” as they produce daily video announcements for staff and students.  READ MORE...
Maroon & Gold Goes Pink With Laps for Life
Posted on 10/12/2018
For the past several years, West Allis Central High School's, Think Pink! Committee, has been raising funds for “ABCD” (After Breast Cancer Diagnosis), a local charity that pairs breast cancer survivors with people still fighting the disease.  READ MORE...
WAWM RCS Program Manager Amanda Schwichtenberg Earns Two WPRA Silver Awards
Posted on 10/12/2018
Silver Star awards are the State Association's highest honor bestowed upon departments and professionals for their exemplary work in the field.  READ MORE...
Franklin Elementary School Culture Council Holds Back to School Bash
Posted on 10/11/2018
The evening included opportunities to meet teachers, tour classrooms, and experience a day in the life of a student. In addition, a number of community partners helped engage and empower families with the resources available in West Allis.  READ MORE...
Sodexo Implements New Food Model at West Allis Central High School
Posted on 10/11/2018
“Our new concept, Taste4 (FRESH, FLAVOR, FRIENDS and FUN) was developed for students by students. From its name to the imagery and menus, teens were engaged in every phase of development.  READ MORE...
Students from Lane Intermediate School Lay Wreath at Arlington Cemetery in Washington DC
Posted on 10/11/2018
“The event was part of the 7th and 8th grade trip to Washington DC. We were all really proud of the opportunity to pay tribute to fallen heroes,” said, Principal, Liz Kayzar, “Our students were deeply when they toured the cemetery.”  READ MORE...
Students at Jefferson Elementary and Franklin Elementary Go the Morning Mile
Posted on 10/11/2018
Students at Jefferson Elementary School can begin the day with a Morning Mile running laps before school starts.   READ MORE...
WAWM Community Coalition Youth Create Public Service Announcement
Posted on 10/10/2018
According to Coalition Director, Tammy Molter, the students were filmed during a Peers with Purpose training. “The students were especially anxious to debunk the myth is that “everyone doing it.’ They felt it was a great opportunity to provide the facts about abuse.”  READ MORE...
WAWM Heroin/Opiate Task Force Parenting Workshop
Posted on 10/10/2018
On Thursday, November 8, 2018, the WA-WM Heroin/Opiate Task Force will host a Parenting Workshop from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. at Frank Lloyd Wright Intermediate School.  READ MORE...
Shared Journeys Community Open House
Posted on 10/09/2018
Celebrate the relocation of Shared Journeys!  READ MORE...
FREE DENTAL CARE Coming to WAWM Schools!
Posted on 10/09/2018
During the school year, FREE dental services will be available to students in the West Allis-West Milwaukee School District.  READ MORE...
Summer Class Lifts Students to New Heights in Math
Posted on 10/09/2018
This summer, Nathan Hale High School math teacher, Donna Krasovich, headed up a pilot program for students that volunteered to use ALEK (an online math program) and class meetings to prepare to take advanced math courses in high school.   READ MORE...
Autism Insights and Strategies Workshop for Educators
Posted on 10/03/2018
This FREE event is great for Educators including general education teachers, paraprofessionals, administrators and others  READ MORE...
All Schools in the WAWM School District Earn Heart Safe School Designation
Posted on 09/26/2018
The Heart Safe School designation indicates to the public that staff is trained and prepared to respond to a cardiac emergency. A Heart Safe District Designation also includes placement of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) within the school.   READ MORE...
Teachers Visit West Allis Central High School to Observe Social Inquiry Class
Posted on 09/24/2018
A team of Special Education teachers from Batavia, Illinois visited West Allis Central High School to observe the Social Inquiry class led by teachers Sarah Bartosch and Katie Ancel.   READ MORE...
Shared Journeys Featured on PBS 10thirtysix
Posted on 09/21/2018
Watch here!  READ MORE...
American Heart Association Recognizes School District for Workplace Health Achievement
Posted on 09/20/2018
According to Superintendent, Dr. Marty Lexmond, “This award recognizes the work we are doing to promote wellness in the workplace."  READ MORE...
Lane Intermediate Open House includes 9/11 Tribute
Posted on 09/14/2018
"We always want to build a strong foundation with parents and students, and that begins at our open house.   READ MORE...
Teaching is a Work of Heart: Nathan Hale High School Band Director Kristi Wicihowski Marches On
Posted on 09/14/2018
Over the past 11 years, Wicihowski has directed bands at both the intermediate and high school level. Now full-time at Nathan Hale High School, she has over 130 students in band class.  READ MORE...
Three West Milwaukee Intermediate Teachers Share Personalized Learning Presentation
Posted on 09/14/2018
“Doing something new and innovative comes with both failure and success. We are excited to share our experiences with other educators. Our goal is assist teachers that are just beginning the process of implementing personalized learning into their daily instruction.”  READ MORE...
WAWM Recreation and Community Services Director to Present at National Conference
Posted on 09/13/2018
Strasser will present in a Community Wellness session titled “Empowering Youth Impacted by the Opioid Crisis: Providing a Safe, Supportive Environment through Recreation Programs.”  READ MORE...
James E. Dottke High School Opens Dottke Closet with the Help of Brooklife Church
Posted on 09/13/2018
During the summer months, Goelz partnered with Brooklife Church to set up a Community Closet designed to provide students with clothes and hygiene products.  READ MORE...
Celebrate School Attendance Friday, September 21, 2018
Posted on 09/13/2018
On Friday, September 21, 2018, we’re celebrating school attendance with a generous donation from Sodexo, our food service partner!   READ MORE...
Advanced Placement Exam Distinctions
Posted on 09/13/2018
The following is a list of current West Allis Central High School and West Allis Nathan Hale High School students that were recognized by the AP College Board for their academic excellence.  READ MORE...
Dottke High School Offers Program for Adult Education
Posted on 09/13/2018
Adults needing assistance to meet their personal and professional goals can find FREE support at James E. Dottke High School.   READ MORE...
Organizations Donate School Supplies to the WAWM School District
Posted on 09/12/2018
“It’s so important that children have what they need to be productive in school,” said Mrs. Stukel, a retired teacher and organizer of a school supply drive at the Village of Manor Park.   READ MORE...
Nathan Hale High School Treble Choir to Perform at the Wisconsin Choral Directors Association Convention
Posted on 09/07/2018
Treble Choir had been selected to sing on January 11, 2019 at the Lawrence University Chapel in Appleton, WI.  READ MORE...
West Milwaukee Intermediate Partners with Kohl’s Cares Employees to Paint Inspiring Messages for Students
Posted on 08/13/2018
Longfellow Elementary Selected for Universal Design for Learning Funding
Posted on 08/13/2018
Before and After School Programs
Posted on 07/10/2018
Enrollment
Posted on 07/09/2018
Address Change
Posted on 07/09/2018
WAWM School District Awarded School Safety Initiative Grant
Posted on 07/08/2018