Tradition for Celebrating American Education Week Continues

Images provided by Tom Ganser

School board members Tom Ganser and Jim Stewart, and WUSD School Board Secretary Jaclyn Tueting delivered scones on November 19 for the staffs at Lakeview Elementary School, Lincoln Elementary School, Washington Elementary School, Whitewater Middle School, and Whitewater High School in celebration of American Education Week.  Scones were also given to the Central Office Staff.

Irvin L. Young Library offers virtual Colossal Fossils Paleontology Series

Colossal Fossils Paleontology Series

To register for this Zoom program please visit whitewaterlibrary.org.

The Irvin L. Young Memorial Library is excited to be hosting a paleontology series presented by Colossal Fossils! You will have three chances each week to attend. Choose the session that is most convenient for you and/or your family. Topics include Ice Age Giants (Dec 2, 3 & 5), and Women of Science (9, 10 & 12). Presentations are offered Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m., Thursdays at 1:00 p.m., or Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.

Whitewater High School Student Group Shares a Fun Halloween Safety Tips Video for Children

SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) at Whitewater High School made a video sharing some Halloween safety tips for the elementary schools. As Jake Martin, Co-President of the group, shared the video, he stated, “I think it’s important for many families to see and learn some things.” Our thanks to SADD for sharing this fun piece.

I Can’t Find Grandma! Now What? Genealogy Resources at the Library – Nov. 5

I Can’t Find Grandma! Now What? Genealogy Resources at the Library
Thursday, November 5th at 4:00 p.m.
A virtual public library program.

You’ve been trying out Ancestry from home and you have found some information on your family.  You are eager to find more.  Then you hit a brick wall: “I know my ancestor lived in this place in 1920.  Why can’t I find them?”  Learn some tips and techniques for making your family history research more productive and enjoyable.  There will be an opportunity for a general Q & A after the presentation.
Registration is required for this Zoom program. Please visit the library’s website to register.
whitewaterlibrary.org

November Children’s Crafts – Irvin L. Young Memorial Library

The Irvin L. Young Memorial Library is offering virtual children’s crafts every other Monday in November.
November 9 and 23 at 11:00 a.m.


Visit the Library’s Facebook page or YouTube channel to view live programs or watch recordings of past library programs. Craft kits are available for pick-up each week.

New Items Added to Helpful Links

The Helpful Links area of the Banner’s home page contains links that are frequently updated. One of the most often updates is Newsletters. When each of the organizations listed below updates their email newsletter distribution, Banner staff will update the links listed. Be sure to check back often!

The following newsletters are currently linked:
Seniors in the Park
Studio 84
United Way of Jefferson & North Walworth Counties
UW-W Police
Whitewater Area League of Women Voters
Whitewater Arts Alliance
Whitewater Police Department
Whitewater University Technology Park

Colossal Fossils Paleontology Series Starts Nov. 11,12 & 14 – Irvin L. Young Memorial Library

The Irvin L. Young Memorial Library is hosting a 4-week paleontology series presented by Colossal Fossils! You will have three chances each week to attend. Choose the session that is most convenient for you and your family. Topics include Tyrannosaurus Rex (Nov 11, 12 & 14), Predators & Prey (Nov 18, 19 & 21), Ice Age Giants (Dec 2, 3 & 5), and Women of Science (9, 10 & 12). Presentations are offered Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m., Thursdays at 1:00 p.m., or Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.

Registration is required. To register for this Zoom program please visit whitewaterlibrary.org

Annual Whitewater FFA Fruit, Cheese, and Sausage Sale

Whitewater FFA is taking its annual Fruit, Cheese & Sausage Sale online this year! You can use the link below to place your order. Orders are scheduled to be delivered to the high school on Wednesday, December 16. We will pick up and coordinate contactless delivery to you (within 30 minutes of Whitewater)! Online ordering is available through November 15. You must pay online with your credit card.

TO ORDER: https://app.fundraiseit.org/shop.php?code=B2CCCFor more information, contact Elizabeth Katzman at 262-903-5525 or katela04@whippets.wwusd.org.