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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...
Annual District Spelling Bee
Posted on 01/14/2020
The West Allis-West Milwaukee School 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...
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...
Annual State of the Schools Presentation
Posted on 12/13/2019
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...
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...