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Suspicious packages lead to evacuation

Emily Lepkowski, News Editor

February 28, 2017

The City of Whitewater Police found two suspicious packages outside of Whitewater High School Monday morning, Feb. 27, causing the school to go into lockdown. Students were moved to UW-Whitewater’s Young Auditorium. According to an updated news release from Whitewater Unified School District and Wh...

Local lockbox ordinance decision pushed back

Ashley McCallum, Co-Editor in Chief

October 13, 2016

Whitewater business owners and community members will remain locked out of a decision on the Key Lock Box Ordinance after the Whitewater Common Council decided to defer final action until its Nov. 1 meeting. A revised version of the ordinance was brought to the Council at the Oct. 4 meeting. The ordi...

Gun bill would affect local schools

January 26, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal Jan. 27, 2016   Whitewater Unified School District (WUSD) Administrator Eric Runez says there’s very little tolerance for those who choose to bring firearms near their schools, but a state bill proposed earlier this month to allow concealed-carry to occur on public sch...

Healthy activities offered to community

Healthy activities offered to community

March 6, 2013

  Working for Whitewater’s Wellness, or W3, is hosting its second annual Wellfest from 12 to 3 p.m. on March 10 at Whitewater High School. The free event is open to all students, staff and members of the Whitewater community. Marci Pasquesi, who works for AmeriCorp Vista and W3, organized...

Information technology class audits local school district

April 18, 2012

Information Technology/Business Education (ITBE) 452 is auditing another school district this spring. For the semester, the ITBE 452 class is conducting an information technology security audit of the Whitewater Unified School District. Dr. Roger Yin teaches the capstone ITBE class for Information Tec...

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