COVID Vaccination Clinics for Children 12+

In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, the West Allis Health Department will be holding a vaccine clinic at school for students 12 and over to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. Please note, the clinic will be held on site at school without parents present. Read more...
High School Commencement 2021

This year, our high school commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2021 will be held outdoors at the West Allis Athletic Complex in June. Students will receive four Commencement Ceremony tickets.  

“We will hold graduation practices and we will also have a drive-through option. The event will also be live-streamed,” explained Superintendent, Dr. Marty Lexmond. “School principals will be sending out the specific details regarding this important event.” Read more...
8th Grade Completion Ceremonies 

This year, our 8th Grade Completion Ceremonies will be held outdoors at the West Allis Athletic Complex on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. We are very excited to celebrate this important transition.

“This is a special time for our 8th graders and their families and we are looking forward to celebrating a job well done,” said Superintendent, Dr. Marty Lexmond. “Completion helps us recognize the end of intermediate school and the beginning of high school….with lots of great things to come!” Read more...
West Allis Central High School Auto Team Competes in ADAMM Technicians of Tomorrow 
 
On May 7, 2021, Central High School’s automotive students, Cesar Gonzalez-Ruvalcaba and Isaac Fregoso participated in the annual ADAMM Technicians of Tomorrow competition at the Milwaukee Auto Show held at State Fair Park.

The annual competition puts the top high school automotive technology students against one another in a written and hands-on skills competition. The best of the best high school students compete for prizes including Snap-on tools and technical college scholarships. Read more...
General Mitchell Elementary School Students Celebrate Arbor Day by Planting a Forest!

General Mitchell Elementary celebrated Arbor Day in a big way. They planted not one, not two, but over 130 trees. Our students were so excited,” explained Principal Ryan Johnson. “They said, ‘Look! We planted a whole forest!’”  

Over the past three years, teachers have been working with students to plan and prepare to plant a school forest. The collaboration involved West Allis Forestry Department and Happy Mower, LLC.  Read more...
Josh Truchon Named Gatorade Cross Country Player of the Year

In its 36th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company announced Joshua Truchon of Nathan Hale High School as its 2020-21 Gatorade Wisconsin Boys Cross Country Player of the Year. Truchon is the first Gatorade Wisconsin Boys Cross Country Player of the Year to be chosen from Nathan Hale High School. 

The award, which recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the field, distinguishes Truchon as Wisconsin’s best high school boys cross country player. Read more...
Lisa Colla Recognized as an Everyday Hero

In April, Lisa Colla was honored by Spectrum News as an everyday hero that helps change the lives of teen parents. Mrs. Colla is a long-time teacher that has spent the last 10 years running Shared Journeys, our charter school for teen parents and expecting mothers.
 
“It was exciting and humbling to be chosen for this special honor,” said Colla. “I am incredibly passionate about my students and their children and absolutely love being with my Shared Journeys Family.”

“How fortunate I am to be walking alongside our students as they progress on their personal academic and parenting journey. What a joy it is to witness them become confident and successful parents and citizens in our society. Many of our students actually stay right here in our District where they proudly raise their child(ren).”
Leadership & Learning Director Deidre Roemer Featured in Panel Discussion

Ten years ago, a thought-provoking documentary feature film that revealed the growing shortcomings of conventional education methods in today’s innovative world) was released.

As part of the anniversary celebration for this groundbreaking film, the producer, director, writer, and stars of the movie gathered on Zoom to discuss how it influenced practice in schools around the nation. Director of Leadership and Learning, Deidre Roemer, was asked to be part of the event. Read more...
Nathan Hale High School on the US News Best High Schools List for 2021  

Congratulations to the entire Nathan Hale High School community: students, staff, and families, as they have once again been recognized by US News & World Report on their Best High Schools list for 2021. Of the 540 high schools state-wide and 24,000 reviewed nationally, Nathan Hale ranked 204 in the state and 6,856 nationally. By earning a ranking in the top 40%, Nathan Hale achieved status as a US News Best High School 2021. Read more...
FACT TEAM Meetings

Over the last month, our District held three FACT TEAM meetings. On Tuesday, April 13, 2021 results from Google Survey were reviewed followed by breakout group discussion. Based on survey results and breakout discussion related to grade configuration preference, direction was taken to remove two of the possible configurations from consideration. Also based on survey results and breakout discussion related to comprehensive high school pathways, both options will continue to be considered...Read more...
District Retirement/Years of Service

We would like to thank these employees for their years of service to our schools. We would also like to recognize our retirees. Our success would not be possible without the dedication of these staff members. We are deeply grateful for all they have done on behalf of our children.

Easton Scherer Named Statewide Football Player of the Week  
 
On May 7, 2021, Nathan Hale High School football player, senior Easton Scherer, was voted Statewide Football Player of the Week on WisSports.net. He was chosen from a strong group of nominees in Week 6.

“Easton has played football, baseball, track and wrestled during his time at Hale,” explained Athletic Director, Greg Lucas. “He is a great competitor and leader.” Read more...
District-Wide Mountain Biking Team for High School Students to Launch for the 2021-2022 School Year

We are excited to announce that we are forming a District-Wide Mountain Bike Team for high school students (boys and girls) grades 9 - 12. 

Participants will compete in the Wisconsin High School Cycling League with 72 other teams from around the state.  

No mountain bike experience is required and Trek has donated 15 bikes for our team to use. Practice and competition begins in August and runs through the end of October. Read more...
WAWM RCS Receives $80,000 Grant to Develop Community Nutrition Hub in Parks and Recreation

The WAWM Recreation and Community Services Department, in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), has received an $80,000 grant to develop a community nutrition hub to expand access to healthy foods through park and recreation programs and services. The gift is part of a $2.5 million grant NRPA received from the Walmart Foundation to build capacity in park and recreation agencies across the country to serve as intentional community nutrition hubs that improve health outcomes for community members. Read more...
District Recognitions

Each month, District Recognitions are read at our Board of Education Meetings. We are proud and thankful for the many contributions made by the members of our learning community. Together or apart, we are united in our dedication to education!

Please join us as in celebrating all of the following schools and individuals we recognize during the month of May.
Summer Action Adventures Camps

With summer on the horizon, WAWM RCS Department looks forward to the opening of our Summer Action Adventures Camps at Nathan Hale and Horace Mann on June 14th, 2021. Summer camps offer children the opportunity to stay active for ten weeks over the summer. Camp hours are 7:00 a.m. -.5:30 p.m. Camps rotate students through a series of activities, games, crafts, art projects, and much more on a daily basis. Each week is centered around a theme. Read more...
Enrollment Center

Find more enrollment information HERE.

West Allis-West Milwaukee School District Administration Office
1205 S. 70th Street - West Allis, WI 53214
5th Floor

Monday through Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Skyward Student Information System

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).

It also allows for increased communication with teachers. It is very important that parents maintain accurate telephone numbers and email addresses on Skyward.

Help for Skyward:
  • Click here for Skyward Directions.
  • Click here for a complete menu of online tutorials or click “Tutorials” on the Skyward link.
  • Call your School Main Office with questions regarding logins and passwords.