Whitman School – Continuing Excellence!

Dear Whitman Families, The Whitman team is excited to have our returning and new students with us for the 2015-16 school year.  Our goal is to provide your child with a rich school experience, in a warm and caring environment. The Whitman … [Continue Reading]


Open House/Supply Drop-Off Night – August 27th

We welcome all our families to join us on August 27th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. for our Back-to-School Open House and a chance to drop off students' school supplies. This is a great opportunity for you and your student(s) to meet their teacher(s.) Hope … [Continue Reading]


2015-16 Calendar And School Supply List

  Please click here for the CALENDAR. Please click here for the SUPPLY LIST in English or Español. … [Continue Reading]

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Whitman’s LEGO League Advanced To Regionals!

LEGO League is an important aspect of our STEM school. We would like to shout a huge "Congratulations!" to this year's LEGO League team members, who took Whitman all the way to the regional competition in Mukwonago, WI this year. A special thank you … [Continue Reading]

GE Foundation- Partners with Whitman!

Targeting 185 Milwaukee Public Schools and serving 81,000 Students; The GE Foundation is Developing Futures in Education with Whitman Elementary. Here are just a few statistics that drive their motivation for change: In 2009, U.S. students ranked … [Continue Reading]


Whitman School Honored at Awards Ceremony

MADISON — State Superintendent Tony Evers announced Wisconsin Title I School of Recognition awards for the 2014-15 academic year, an honor that recognizes success in educating students from low-income families. "What a great way to start the school … [Continue Reading]


Whitman Report Card- Closing the Gap!

The Principal and Staff continue to strive at making Walt Whitman Elementary one of the best schools in MPS.  This latest accolade recognizes Whitman in a trend of award winning progress that has Mrs. Sally Schumacher-Stefanovic cheering on her … [Continue Reading]


Whitman named PBIS School of Distinction

Schools recognized as Wisconsin PBIS Network Schools of Distinction are: Sustaining fidelity implementation of critical elements of tier 1/universal PBIS (as demonstrated by a minimum of two consecutive years of Benchmarks of Quality … [Continue Reading]


Our Whitman Family Wishes Your Family A Safe And Fun Summer!

Summer SandAll of us here at Whitman School wish you and yours a safe and fun Summer!  Please click here for fun & free/low cost Summer family activities in the Milwaukee area.

Grab a lemonade, sit under a tree or near the fan, and don’t forget to read this Summer for at least 20 minutes each day! A big “Thank You” to our superintendent, Dr. Driver, for organizing a great reading list for this Summer. (Click here.)