WUSD Retirees’ Dinner. Every spring, staff and retirees of the Whitewater Unified School District gather to recognize and celebrate staff who have decided to retire. This year’s honorees represented 165 years of service and commitment to WUSD.
Retirees – Teachers
: 30 years WUSD, including first 5 at Lakeview Elem 5th & 6th grades and next 25 at WMS 6th grade social studies, math, and language arts. Additional 5 years Stoughton Almond-Bancroft, Dodgeland before coming to WUSD.
: 31 years in WUSD teaching kindergarten, 1st grade, and 2nd grade. First 22 at Lakeview followed by 9 years at Washington Elementary School. An additional 2 years teaching before coming to Whitewater.
: All 26 years in Whitewater. Started at Lakeview as 1st grade teacher. Moved in 1994 to Whitewater Middle School for 6th grade social studies and language arts.
: 44 years at Whitewater Middle School teaching physical education (including 4 years at WHS) and health. Her first and only teaching job at Whitewater Middle School.
: 15 years at Whitewater Middle School, first year 6th grade math and social studies, then 14 years 7th grade math and social studies.
Retiree - Maintenance
Don “Doc” Kelley:
18 years at Washington Elementary School.
Retiree – WUSD School Board Member
– 15 years as member of the WUSD School District, including serving as as president, vice-president, treasurer, and clerk.
Pictured (L-R): Dan McCrea, Chris Wilke, Barb Sheffield, Lisa Meyers, and Don "Doc" Kelley. Not pictured: Jay Dermo and Sue Morse.