Students at Wisconsin Heights Elementary participated in a food drive to support Heights Unlimited. During the first two weeks of December grade levels competed with one another to see which grade could collect the most items. Our 3rd graders came out on top but overall we were able to collect 1,261 items that weighed in at 711 pounds! We are grateful to be part of a community that is so caring! #VanguardPride
It's time to acknowledge and celebrate our #Classof2023 with a #SeniorSpotlight on #VanguardPride senior, Abby Whitish! Plans after graduation: Attend MATC for business and continue acting. Activities during high school: Drama Club Dream job: Being an actor Favorite memory: All the practices, shows, long nights, and events with the drama department! Most proud of: I’m most proud of how far I’ve made it! We're very proud of you, Abby! Congratulations!
WHES 4K-2nd Grade Winter Wonderland Program has been postponed until January 6, 2023. #VanguardPride
Due to inclement weather predicted, WHSD will be closed on Thursday, December 22, 2022. Be safe and happy holidays!
Our elementary lost & found has grown enormously! We have attached pictures of the items currently lost. Please let Courtney in the Elementary School office know if anything looks familiar. Items left after winter break will be donated. Please ask your child to stop by the table to check items before we go on winter break starting Friday, Dec. 23. #VanguardPride
#VanguardPride Speech and OT did their Polar Express event. The students decorated, sipped hot cocoa, and had the story read to them. In the glow of a light, the Polar Express experience is one joyous sight!
It's time to acknowledge and celebrate our #Classof2023 with a #SeniorSpotlight on #VanguardPride senior, Derek Adler! Plans after graduation: Attend college to major in Entrepreneurship to focus on my dream job. Activities during high school: Basketball, baseball, soccer, and football. Dream job: Entrepreneur Favorite memory: Beating a tough Oakfield team my sophomore year when I started as quarterback. Most proud of: I am most proud of recovering from a torn ACL and meniscus in my right knee. We're very proud of you, Derek! Congratulations!
WHES #VanguardPride students reached the second milestone and obtained 10,000 “gotcha” tickets for demonstrating respect, responsibility, and safety! They removed the second piece of the pie 🥧 and celebrated with a pajama day!
#VanguardPride Wisconsin Heights Athletics Week of December 18 - December 24, 2022 https://bit.ly/WisHeightsAthletics
Today is #NationalUglyChristmasSweaterDay! This day started back in 2011 by the Ugly Christmas Sweater Lovers group and now occurs every third Friday of December. Leave a comment and let's see those sweaters! #VanguardPride
The girls JV basketball game has been cancelled for tonight. The girls Varsity will play at 7:00 pm. #VanguardPride
Personal Finance students are ready for tax season! They learned how to complete a 1040 and Schedule 1 Form for taxes and learned how to get a refund and what it looks like to owe taxes. Great skill!!!! #VanguardPride
It's time to acknowledge and celebrate our #Classof2023 with a #SeniorSpotlight on #VanguardPride senior, Amanda Turner! Plans after graduation: Probably UW Madison College. Activities during high school: Choir and FBLA. Dream job: Either cooking or art. Favorite memory: When we would joke around in Ms. Powell's room. Most proud of: My drawing and artwork. We're very proud of you, Amanda! Congratulations!
Mrs. Stenner's 4K class made and played with snow play dough. They also made some snowman pictures while practicing spelling their names. Wow - some of those snowmen are 7 snowballs tall!⛄️ Great job #VanguardPride kiddos!💚
Due to inclement weather, the district is closed on Thursday, December 15, 2022.
The 4th and 5th grade classes took a walking field trip to the Tech Ed 👷🧑💻 rooms where Mr. Hopper and some of his students showed off the variety of projects and classes that students can take when they get into high school! The #VanguardPride elementary students and teachers were impressed with the garden sheds created by the HS construction 🛠️ class, the 3D printers 🖥️ with designs made by students in the CADD class and the bean bag boards made in the manufacturing class. Thank you Mr. Hopper!
Oh no! Santa's stuck in the chimney! What would you do??? Check out answers from some of our #VanguardPride second graders!
It's time to acknowledge and celebrate our #Classof2023 with a #SeniorSpotlight on #VanguardPride senior, Alysa Erb! Plans after graduation: Attend the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and get a bachelors degree in criminal justice. Activities during high school: FFA, Social Justice Group, Connections Team, Student Council, and Skills USA. Dream job: Police Officer Favorite memory: Getting to go to National Convention in Indiana with the Heights FFA Chapter. Most proud of: I’m most proud of the person I am now and the person I want to become in the future. We're very proud of you, Alysa! Congratulations!
Do you want to build a snowman? ☃️ The #VanguardPride elementary students did! What a fun scene!
Mr. Marx's #VanguardPride biotech class worked with Dr. Jon Roll, a UW-Madison professor of Bacteriology and his assistant, April, a Phd candidate, on a biotech lab where they isolated plasmids to make Ecoli bacteria glow in the dark. In a separate lab, students genetically altered yeast cells that they took for the FACS classes and the end result of the lab - yeast glowing in the dark.