School District Newsletter
Holiday Break - No School

Friday, April 19, 2019 and Monday, April 22, 2019
West Allis-West Milwaukee School District’s Music Education Program Receives National Recognition

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.

“This honor recognizes that our District demonstrates a deep commitment to music education,” said WAWM Orchestra Director and Music Coordinator, Mrs. Mary Pat Michels. “It’s something we have proudly earned for five years.” Read more...
West Milwaukee Intermediate School
Hosts Press Conference Regarding School Safety

On Monday, March 18, 2019 at 10:00 a.m., 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. “These tools can assist teachers, administrators, and others who are working to make our schools safer,” said Attorney General Kaul. Read more...
Each week on Friday, West Allis Central High School publishes a blog titled "Central Celebrations" with the phrase "Let's take a moment to celebrate a few of the many things that make Central great!" Click below to see what they are celebrating.

Each week on Monday, Nathan Hale High School publishes a weekly bulletin called "Husky Happenings" Click below to see what is happening at Hale.

Spring Theater Productions

Frank Lloyd Wright Intermediate School
Presents "Yearbook"
May 2 and 3, 2019
7:00 p.m.
Cafetorium
9501 West Cleveland Avenue
West Allis
Click here for flyer.

West Milwaukee Intermediate School
Presents "Once Upon a Mattress"
May 2, 3, and 4, 2019
7:00 p.m.
Auditorium
5104 W. Greenfield Avenue
West Milwaukee
Click here for flyer.
Nathan Hale High School
Graduate Visits and Shares Her Journey

While Spanish teacher, Bridget Geboy-Helfenstein, sees a bright and exciting future in each of her students, she was pleased to learn that 2014 graduate, Jamie Trapp, has really followed her heart and pursued her dreams after high school.

“Jamie was an excellent student that worked hard and was a real leader,” explains Geboy-Helfenstein. “In the short time since she graduated, her journey has been remarkable. She has followed her passion moving away from pre-med to working for the environment.”

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...
2019 Parent Satisfaction Survey

Survey opens on Monday April 1, 2019
and closes on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 

Through this survey, parents have an important opportunity to provide feedback to West Allis-West Milwaukee School District leaders regarding their work.

Click here to complete the survey!
Students Compete in National History Day Regional Competition

On April 13, 2019, five students from Frank Lloyd Wright Intermediate School competed in the National History Day Regional Competition held at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The competition was designed to help students develop their research skills and think critically about history. They competed against students from 97 other schools.
April Is Alcohol Awareness Month
April is Alcohol Awareness Month and was recognized with proclamations from West Allis Mayor, Dan Devine and Village President of West Milwaukee, John Stalewski.

“This can be a hard topic of conversation for parents and children. The West Allis/West Milwaukee Community Coalition website has a variety of resources on to start and continue this conversation with your children”, said Director, Tammy Molter. Visit the website here .
West Allis-West Milwaukee School District Hosts District Solo & Ensemble Music Festival at Central High School

On Saturday, March 23, 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. During the festival, which was free and open to the public, students performed vocal and instrumental solos, duets, trios and small ensembles before an adjudicator. There were 16 performance sites and nearly 700 events performed during the day. Read more...
Access Skyward to Monitor Your Child’s Progress!

Skyward  is the tool that helps parents view student schedules, attendance, and grade reports while logged in on any personal device! We ask that parents access Skyward to track their child’s progress in school (we only print paper records upon request).

Skyward enables parents to make fee payments and manage lunch money accounts. It also allows for increased communication with teachers. It is very important that parents maintain accurate telephone numbers and email addresses on Skyward. Click here  for Skyward Directions.
Sodexo Food Service Now Hiring for Part-Time Positions in the West Allis-West Milwaukee School District!

Work the rest of the school year, have off this summer, and be guaranteed a job in the fall! Sodexo offers:
  • Paid vacations and holidays
  • Work when your children are in school
  • No nights or weekends
  • Follow the same work calendar as students

Apply online HERE and search WEST ALLIS in the City search field. For more information contact Sodexo Manager, Steve Kosnar at (414) 604-4450.
WAWM High School Athletic Camps

  • Click here for Nathan Hale High School Athletic Camps.
  • Click here for West Allis Central High School Athletic Camps.
  • Click here for the Athletics page on our District Website.
Attention WAWM Alumni!

An alumni group is hosting an all city class reunion for anyone that graduated from the West Allis-West Milwaukee School District! Join us for good cause and a special opportunity to connect with old friends and make new ones! Click here for more info!
Mark Your Calendars!

Click here for Forms and Fees, Open House, Orientation, and more back to school dates for the 2019-2020 school year.
Enrollment and Address Changes
Has your address changed? Visit our Enrollment Center !
West Allis-West Milwaukee School District Administration Building
1205 South 70th Street -  5th Floor
Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Proof of Residency is required.  Click here  for more information.

Questions? Contact the Enrollment Center
via email  enrollment@wawmsd.org  or telephone (414) 604-3014.

NUEVOS CAMBIOS DE INSCRIPCIÓN Y DIRECCIÓN
Centro de Inscripción Edificio de Administración del Distrito Escolar West Allis-West Milwaukee
1205 Sur en la calle 70th  - 5to Piso
De Lunes a Viernes: de 7:30 a.m. a 4:30 p.m.

Visite nuestro sitio web:   www.wawm.k12.wi.us
¿Preguntas? Póngase en contacto con West Allis-West Milwaukee Enrollment Center por correo electrónico enrollment@wawmsd.org o por teléfono (414) 604-3014.
Summer’s Coming!
Plan Ahead for Recreation and Community Services Programs

The Summer 2019 Activity Guide has been delivered and can be found on our website at www.wawmrec.com . Online, mail-in, and drop off registration begins April 8, 2019 and phone-in and in-person registration begins April 15, 2019. In addition to the many programs offered like tennis lessons, swim lessons, babysitter instructor, dance classes, art classes and youth sports (tball, baseball, softball and soccer), we have a variety of camps and playground programs for you and your family to choose from. Early registration is recommended to secure a spot and take advantage of the early bird specials. Read more...
“First Look” at New Community Recreation Center

On Wednesday, April 3, 2019 community members were invited to get a “first look” at the permanent home for the Recreation and Community Services Center. 

“Our new center will house registration services, department staff offices, and space for current and expanded programming. In addition, the center will include space for daytime programming for adults and seniors, preschool and early childhood programs, fitness classes, space for special events, community service programs, a gym and most exciting, an indoor walking track,” explains WAWM RCS Director, Shelly Strasser. “Outdoor plans will include an expanded parking lot and aesthetically pleasing landscape. Green space will be maintained on the site to the north of the current softball field location.” Read more...
Mother/Daughter Tea Party

Don’t be late for this really important date, the WAWM RCS Annual Mother/Daughter Tea Party will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Franklin Field House. We invite mothers, grandmothers, aunts, daughters, nieces, and others to join us for a spot of tea, delicious treats, a musical performance by the WAWM Shining Strings Orchestra and special guest appearances.

Our Tea Party is so well received that it won the 2018 Wisconsin Park and Recreation Association Silver Star Award for Special Events. See you there!
WAWM RCS Celebrates Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week

During April, the WAWM Recreation and Community Services Department celebrates the Action 300 and Action 330 Programs as part of the After-school Professionals Appreciation Week . (April 22-April 26)

“Those that work in our after-school programs are at the heart of what we do to serve children,” said Director Recreation and Community Services, Shelly Strasser. “We believe that our professionals make a difference in the lives of these young people and their families. We encourage everyone to join us this week in thanking the after-school professionals in their lives and in their schools.” Read more...