Waterloo Junior High Girls and Boys are your SIJHSAA North Regional Champions!! Shout out to Quinn Ahrens, who was the Girls Individual Regional Champion! We are so proud of both of our teams! Congrats to our athletes and coaches!
3 months ago, Cara Brown
bowling
Last home game tonight!
3 months ago, Cara Brown
vball
Congratulations to the WJHS Scholar Bowl team and coaches, Mr. Toennies and Mrs. Rau, on a phenomenal season. They won the Regional Championship this weeked and have a 19-3 season record! Great job!
3 months ago, Cara Brown
scholar bowl
For a spring service project, WJHS has partnered with Waterloo Citizens for a Pool to collect specific plastic items that will be made into tables and benches at the Waterloo Splash Pad coming soon! Study Halls will compete in the month of March to donate the greatest weight of acceptable items for this recycling drive. See the graphic for details, and start saving and sending these items in with your student!
4 months ago, Cara Brown
caps
Just a few dates to note at WJHS: March 22- Trivia Night- (3rd quarter behavior incentive)- 6:30-9:00- more info TBA March 28-April 1- No School- Spring Break April 8- No School due to the eclipse- this was announced at the board meeting April 10-12- IAR tests
4 months ago, Nick Schwartz
Congratulations to the 7th and 8th grade volleyball teams on their success at the Highland Tournament over the weekend. 7th grade brought home 2nd place and 8th grade (pictured) was undefeated for a first place finish! Go Dogs!
4 months ago, Cara Brown
vball
Come out and support our Bulldogs Volleyball teams in their first home match! *Thanks to parent, Jessa Pauline, for the graphic!
4 months ago, Cara Brown
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Next week, Student Council has organized some dress up days to coincide with Kindness Week. We invite all students to participate and focus on being kind in how they speak and act toward one another.
4 months ago, Cara Brown
kindness week
It is our pleasure to announce that Mr. West has been named the WJHS Staff Member of the Month for February! Mr. West has served in many capacities since joining the staff in 2022. He has served students as a PE teacher and Special Education teacher, coached track, boys' baseball, and girls' basketball, and taken on JH Athletic Director duties. He is a true team player and we appreciate all he does to make WJHS a great place for students!
4 months ago, Cara Brown
West
WJHS is proud to recognize these students who were selected to receive the Bulldog Trait of the Month award for January. Our trait this month was CREATIVE! Staff members nominated students who express creativity in all kinds of ways - art, music, problem-solving, writing, and more!
5 months ago, Cara Brown
Jan BTOTM
Save the date: WHS will be hosting an 8th grade parent night on Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 6:30 in the WHS Auditorium. The WHS counselors and administrators will be there to discuss the transition to the high school. Additionally, WHS counselors will be working with 8th grade students the following week on scheduling classes for next year.
5 months ago, Nick Schwartz
See information below regarding 8th grade night for boys basketball and cheerleading! Come out to support these teams in their last regular home game of the season. Teams will be recognized prior to the start of the 8th grade game.
5 months ago, Cara Brown
8th grade night
Shout out to Coach Rader and the 8th grade girls basketball team who picked up some hardware at the Regional Championship last night! Way to go, Bulldogs! We are proud of you!
5 months ago, Cara Brown
8th girls bball
WJHS would like to congratulate Ms. Tina Seymour on her recent recognition as Staff Member of the Month for January! Ms. Seymour is a paraprofessional in our building and also serves as the Director of Kennel Klub for the Waterloo District. Ms. Seymour is a positive, encouraging, and helpful member of our school community. We appreciate all she does to help our students succeed in school!
5 months ago, Cara Brown
Seymour
As we settle into the new year, we are doing a school-wide 'reset'! Staff members are reiterating school expectations, and students are being encouraged to take some time to think about their progress so far. We want to help them recognize and celebrate their successes or reset goals in areas they want to work on in the second half of the school year!
5 months ago, Cara Brown
reset button
Each quarter, nine students are selected by a teacher for their exemplary character. The second quarter recipients were recently awarded with a medal and certificate that includes a write-up from the teacher who nominated them. The winners pictured below are: (front row L-R) Aubrey Fischer, Hazel Rau, Luke Kolweier, Brody Utz, (back row L-R) Bre Devall, Noah Whitaker, Eli Armbruster, Nathan Lewis, and Lydia Huffman. Congratulations to these students who have shown all-around excellent character!
5 months ago, Cara Brown
2nd qtr character
WJHS is excited to share that the students pictured here were nominated by staff members for the Bulldog Trait of the Month for December - RESPECTFUL! This quality is one that we are focusing on in our motto for the year, "We are respectful, responsible, and resilient". Congratulations to these students for being recognized for how they conduct themselves in the school setting and beyond!
5 months ago, Cara Brown
Dec trait
Our lost and found in the cafeteria is overflowing! If your child has lost a jacket or lunch box, it is likely in there. Please have them check or feel free to come in and have a look for yourself. We will be donating lost items at the end of the semester. Thanks in advance!
6 months ago, Nick Schwartz
Lost and Found
The WJHS Staff Member of the Month was announced this week. We would like to congratulate Mrs. K. Miller! Mrs. Miller is the lead teacher in our Special Ed Cross Cat classroom. She wanted to also give a shout-out to the paraprofessionals who work closely with the students in her classroom. This team does a great job making learning fun and meaningful for their students, while also giving them opportunities to learn work skills. Congrats!
6 months ago, Cara Brown
KMiller
T he Positive Behavior Interventions team announced the next behavior incentive at school on Tuesday. Any student who does NOT receive a referral between Dec. 6 and Dec. 20 will earn the privilege to participate in a Holiday Trivia Showdown during study hall on Dec. 20. Any student who earns a referral during that time will not be able to participate in this fun activity. The last few weeks of the semester often see upticks in behavior concerns, so please encourage your students to make wise choices as we cruise toward the holiday break!
6 months ago, Cara Brown