Skiing with that Old North Wind

Take advantage of every opportunity you are given to live life to the fullest and have fun with excercise and being outdoors. It is blustery and frigid outside, but this IS Wisconsin. We have all been there before; layers, mittens, hats, scarfs, … [Continue Reading]


A Visit from Ronald McDonald!

When Ronald McDonald came to visit Walt Whitman Elementary for some reading fun, he found two great Birthday wishes to grant as well! The entire class got to see Ronald pull Birthday Girl Brenna out of the crowd to wish her well on her special day, … [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]


The Eagle Has Landed

"The Spirit of Education: Dream Flight USA" has docked at Station Whitman Elementary! What an exciting time! This year our young engineers and scientists are learning what life in space is all about with experiments and challenges and problems to … [Continue Reading]


Community Library Project

If the front entry to Walt Whitman Elementary is looking a little different these days, you might want to take a closer look.  5th Graders at Whitman put in allot of hard work and dedication to set up a Community Library right outside the front doors … [Continue Reading]


Whitman School Honored at Awards Ceremony

“Schools which help students succeed deserve to be recognized,” ~Superintendent Dr. Gregory E. Thornton. MADISON — State Superintendent Tony Evers announced 167 Wisconsin Title I School of Recognition awards for the 2013-14 academic year, an … [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]


Office Max Surprises Whitman Staff!

A Day Made Better: Working To Erase Teacher-Funded Classrooms On average, teachers spend $1,000 each* on supplies for their classrooms every year. That's why we joined with Adopt-A-Classroom to create A Day Made Better: An annual, one-day event … [Continue Reading]

Congradulations Mrs. Bellinger!

Walt Whitman Elementary Is Growing!

The Milwaukee Public School Board approved the Walt Whitman expansion to include 7th grade for the 2014-15 school year, and 8th grade for the 2015-16 school year! We would like to thank all the parents, staff, and students for their support. Our Whitman staff and students are proud to have been recognized once again for our achievement in the district. If you are interested in joining our Wildcat family, please feel free to browse our site and see for yourself why Walt Whitman continues to gain attention as one of the best schools in Milwaukee!