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Wilmot UHS board rejects county recommendation on virtual learning period

The Wilmot Union High School Board voted not to accept the Kenosha County Division of Health’s recommendation to go to all virtual learning from around Thanksgiving until the end of the winter break. The vote took place at a special board meeting held Wednesday, said district administrator Dan Kopp in an email to westofthei.com. On […]

Units responding to Wilmot UHS for alarm

At about 7:27 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for an alarm at Wilmot Union High School. Per dispatch: This is a supervisory alarm. Security is attempting to cancel. Fire department still responding. Share1Tweet1 Shares

Wilmot UHS’ Anna Carroll named 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program commended student

Wilmot Union High School student Anna Carroll has been named a Commended Student in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program, Wilmot principal Amber Torres announced recently. About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although they will not continue in the 2021 competition for National Merit Scholarship awards, […]

Agenda: Wilmot Union High School District Board of Education special meeting Oct. 1, 2020

The Wilmot Union High School District Board of Education is scheduled to hold a special board meeting Thursday, at 4 p.m., at the Haas Auditorium at the school. Agenda items include: Allowing low contact fall sports to continue during virtual learning. A closed session to discuss and take action, if appropriate concerning the employment, promotion, […]

Wilmot UHS closing for 14 days after additional COVID-19 positives

Additional COVID-19 tests at Wilmot Uion High Schools have prompted the school to close for in-person instruction for 14 days starting Friday. The school first reported a COVID-19 positive Sept. 18, but did not close at that time. That most recent positives bring the school’s total number of students with confirmed cases of the virus […]

Wilmot UHS staff member tests positive for COVID-19

A Wilmot Union High School staff member has tested positive for COVID-19, the school administration announced Friday afternoon. School will not be closed, but the student and close contacts will be quarantined. From a news release from the school and county health department: A Wilmot Union High School staff member tested positive for COVID-19, the […]

Wilmot Union High School’s Gabe Handorf named National Merit Scholarship semifinalist

WIlmot Union High School senior Gabe Handorf was named a National Merit Scholarship semifinalist last week. Officials of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 66th annualNational Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,600 […]

Wilmot UHS announces reopening plans for fall

Wilmot Union High School will be opening with a four-day a week face to face/one day virtual or all virtual options for the 2020-21 school year, the district announced last week. School is scheduled to begin Sept. 1. (Note: This date corrected from original version. — DH) Wednesday will be a virtual learning day for […]

Wilmot Union High School 2020 graduation parade coverage (VIDEO)

Wilmot Union High School held its graduation ceremony for the Class of 2020 Sunday. It wasn’t the typical ceremony in the fieldhouse. This was a drive-thru graduation. It started with a parade from the Panther Athletic Complex through downtown Wilmot to the school. Most of the vehicles in the parade were decorated. Here is video […]

Collection for Central vs. Wilmot Soup-er Bowl is Saturday

The Sharing Center needs 3,000 cans of soup and a friendly competition between the local high schools is seeking to fill the need. Soup-er Bowl Saturday, Central vs. Wilmot, will take place May 30, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the schools. There will be a collection site at each school to see who […]

Central and Wilmot high schools recognize 2020 seniors in new ways

Caution around spreading COVID-19 has changed school this spring and many of the year end traditions. In that environment, Westosha Central High School and Wilmot Union High School have come up with new ways to recognize their unique senior Class of 2020. Staff from Wilmot delivered yard signs to seniors last Friday. At many of […]

Wilmot UHS to give drive-by recognition to seniors on May 15

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Agenda: Wilmot Union High School District Finance Committee meeting May 12, 2020

The Wilmot Union High School District Board of Education Finance Committee is scheduled to hold a meeting Tuesday at 6 p.m. Agenda items include: 2020-2021 Preliminary Budget Dousman Transportation Contract A full agenda is available here. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Spring election 2020: Wilmot Union High School Board results

Early results are coming in for the contested race for Wilmot Union High School Board. There are three at-large seats to be filled. At 7:52 p.m., with 7 of 8 polls reporting what may be incomplete results: Kelly Hansen 1,097 Erin Tassone 959 Janine Morgan 893 Steve Turner 671 Jim Walker 632 UPDATE 7:44 a.m., […]

Wilmot DECA members compete at 2020 state conference

The following Wilmot DECA members competed at the State Career Development Conference (SCDC) in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin on March 10-12: Joseph Banish, Barbara Bonogofsky, Jacob Camacho-Running, Cade Girardi, Gabriel Handorf, Jesse Lewandowski, Jacob Maki, and Ian Torstenson.  Over 1,000 students from across the state competed in 44 different events at the Grand Geneva Resort. All […]

Wilmot Union High School to distribute free meals to students

Here’s info from Wilmot Union High School regarding distribution of free meals to WUHS students: Share28Tweet28 Shares

Local schools keeping an eye on COVID-19 situation, but staying open for now

Western Kenosha County schools are preparing for the possible need to react to an outbreak here of COVID-19 (corornavirus), but are currently planning to stay open according to the school calendar. While there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Kenosha County, a state of emergency regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus)  was declared Thursday by County Executive […]

Panther Backers Booster Club Expo & Taste of Wilmot is March 8

The Panther Backers Booster Club is hosting its first Annual Expo & Taste of Wilmot on Sunday, March 8, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Wilmot Union High School in the commons. Taste Sponsors will provide samples of their amazing food, Expo Sponsors showing their products, raffles, kids zone with face painting and bouncy, and […]

Wilmot UHS hosts 2020 middle school honors band

More than 60 music students from the grade schools feeding into Wilmot Union High School participated in the Wilmot-area middle school honors band on Wednesday. Students from Lakewood, Randall, Riverview, Trevor-Wilmot and Wheatland Center schools rehearsed for six hours and performed in concert under the direction of guest clinician Richard Tengowski. Tengowski, a veteran, music […]

Wilmot UHS captures 2020 Academic Decathlon regional title

The Wilmot Union High School 2020 Academic Decathlon team are regional champions. Wilmot advances to the state competition in March with the regional win. Wilmot’s winning score was the highest among all of the teams competing in regionals in five sites around the state on Friday. Wilmot competed in the regional at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. […]

K9 search conducted at Wilmot UHS

A K9 assisted search of Wilmot Union High School was conducted Thursday. Here is a statement issued by the school via social media: Share131Tweet131 Shares

Units responding to alarm at Wilmot UHS

At about 5:09 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire Rescue units are responding to a report of a fire alarm at Wilmot Union High School. Per dispatch: This is a fire alarm. UPDATE about 5:18 p.m. — Unit on scene reports no signs of fire showing from exterior, all sides. UPDATE about 5:35 p.m. — Salem Lakes […]

Wilmot UHS to present “It’s a Wonderful Life” Nov. 7, 8, 9

The Wilmot Union High School Theater Department will present “It’s Wonderful Life.” The play will be presented in the auditorium at the school on Nov. 7 at 7 p.m, on Nov. 8 at 7 p.m., and on Nov. 9 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $5. Students are free with student activity pass. […]

Wilmot UHS to host Veterans Day Observance on Nov. 11

Veterans their family and friends are invited to attend Wilmot Union High School’s 17th annual Veterans Day Observance, on Monday, Nov. 11. Activities will include breakfast, individual recognition, and an all-school assembly. The event starts with breakfast and fellowship starting at 7:45 a.m. in the Wilmot High School commons. The assembly will begin at 9 […]

Units responding to Wilmot UHS for medical call

At about 1:52 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to Wilmot Union High School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient has a finger injury. Share14Tweet14 Shares

2019 Wilmot Union High School Homecoming Parade coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Wilmot Union High School celebrated Homecoming 2019 with its pre-football-game parade Friday evening. The parade starts on the fairgrounds makes its way to downtown Wilmot and then heads back to the school. The parade featured entries from the Sheriff’s Department, Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and teams and organizations from the school. Also participating were marching bands […]

Wilmot UHS to host Community College and Career Fair Sept. 18

Wilmot Union High School is hosting a Community College and Career Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 18, from 5-6:30 p.m. in the School Commons.  In addition to public and private college admissions staff, there will be representatives from the military branches as well as area businesses and labor unions.  Representatives from over 20 colleges and 15+ businesses and labor […]

Wilmot Union High School second semester 2018-19 honor roll

Note: This post is sponsored by Subway of Twin Lakes and Paddock Lake. — DH The following students were named to the Wilmot Union High School honor roll for the second semester of the 2018-19 school year. Freshmen — Ruth Ake, Elisabeth Beattie, Emma Beaudoin, Rachael Belderson, Mackenzie Belletini, Elysia Bender, Hayley Benson, Nathan Bollow, […]

Central HS and Wilmot UHS Class of 2019 graduation ceremonies today

Both Central High School and Wilmot Union High School have their Class of 2019 graduations Sunday afternoon. Central’s ceremony starts at 1 p.m. and is available to view via live stream here: Wilmot’s ceremony starts at 2 p.m. Streaming there is by sections of the ceremony at the school’s Facebook page. We expect to have […]

K-9 search conducted at Wilmot UHS Thursday

A K-9 (dog) assisted search was conducted at Wilmot Union High School Thursday morning. From a news release distributed by the high school via email and social media this morning: Today, Thursday, May 23, 2019, Wilmot Union High School, in conjunction with the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department K-9 Unit and other area law enforcement agencies, […]

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