Waterloo Junior High School
WJHS Cheerleading Tryout Information Please see the link below for dates, a sign up form, and important information. All athletes must have a current physical on file with the nurse to tryout. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KlHOPQO4YLcM8skvo9Fxg6K5-O6kaiqeegONo9PEQK4/edit?usp=sharing
6 days ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School Parents, Please visit the link below for information regarding our planned return to in-person learning on September 30th. Included is a link to a survey we would like all parents to complete by Monday. https://www.wcusd5.net/article/309106?org=waterloo-jr-high-school Thank you! Dr. Schwartz & Mrs. Cruser
8 days ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Nick Schwartz
We hope you had a great first week of school! It was awesome interacting with so many of you on Zoom! Always remember that it’s a lot easier to keep up than to catch up. If you ever need assistance, please reach out to your teachers. We’re here to help! #WJHSAsOne
about 1 month ago, Nick Schwartz
Waterloo Junior High School
about 1 month ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
Mrs. Rau and Mr. Keim teamed up to create a perspective chalk art drawing at WHS. This lesson is one of the exciting ways that our art teachers will present material remotely! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=buoX0JJOVqY
about 1 month ago, Waterloo Junior High School
 Amber Cruser
WJHS Parents - Tomorrow is the first day of school!! We can't wait to begin this year together! If your child has not done so yet, please ask them to sign into Google Classroom and join each of their classes. If they do not see a class listed, please have them contact their teacher. Email addresses can be found at: https://www.wcusd5.net/o/waterloo-jr-high-school/staff We will also have another virtual orientation this evening at 6pm. If you'd like to join us, you can find the login information here: https://www.wcusd5.net/o/waterloo-jr-high-school/events If you can't make it, the WJHS Remote Learning Student Handbook will give you a good overview of how things will look remotely. In addition, always feel free to contact Dr. Schwartz at nschwartz@wcusd5.net or me at acruser@wcusd5.net if you have any questions. https://www.wcusd5.net/article/280683?org=waterloo-jr-high-school Have a great start to the school year tomorrow! - Mrs. Cruser #WJHSAsOne
about 1 month ago, Amber Cruser
 Amber Cruser
Parents,   Please complete the Zoom Permission Form linked below by August 18th for EACH child attending Waterloo Junior High School. https://bit.ly/3g2qsUx Thank you, Mrs. Cruser acruser@wcusd5.net
about 1 month ago, Amber Cruser
Waterloo Junior High School
6th grade parents & guardians, Although we are beginning the year with remote instruction, we will still need updated physicals and dental exams on file for each student.  You can drop these off tomorrow when you pick up your math workbook.  If you do not yet have these forms complete, please email Stacy Davis at sdavis@wcusd5.net with your appointment date(s).  She can keep this on file until you are able to turn in all completed paperwork.   Thank you! Mrs. Cruser acruser@wcusd5.net
about 1 month ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
WJHS Parents: A few reminders for this week and next: Thursday, 8/13 8am - 6pm (main lobby): - 6th grade math workbooks (all 6th graders) - Chromebook pick up (those that requested) - Yearbook pick up (those that did not pick up over the summer) Virtual Orientation: Monday 8/17 @ 1pm and Tuesday 8/18 @6pm. Links attached in letter below. 1st Day of School: Wednesday, August 19th. All students should check in to all Google Classrooms and participate accordingly. https://bit.ly/3kFSTeO We can't wait to get started this year! #WJHSAsOne - Dr. Schwartz & Mrs. Cruser
about 1 month ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
Cross Country practice will begin August 19th from 3:15-4:45pm. You must have a current physical on file to attend. If you are interested in joining the team, please contact Coach Sebestik at tsebestik@wcusd5.net.
about 1 month ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
WJHS Parents: As we approach the beginning of the 2020-21 school year, I wanted to share some important information. Please see the attached document for details about orientations, Chromebook and 6th grade math workbook pick-up, and schedules. Please feel free to contact the school office at 939-3457 with any questions or concerns that you might have. We are looking forward to a great (unlike any other) year! #WJHSAsOne https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zr8fvFUxwoxrxGbLbL3o57L_S_1n3O26/view?usp=sharing
about 1 month ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
Parents, Following is the link for information on Junior High tryouts. This is a fluid situation and as we get more guidance we will have more information. Please look over the attached sheet to see when tryouts are and information over the guidelines for tryouts. Thank you for your patience. - Coach Unger, AD https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ExnmRFEhnyUzcjwxGUFxNhI8Id83JadPzJTCz1agpLU/edit?usp=sharing
about 1 month ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo CUSD #5
Waterloo Families, All students will need an internet ready device (other than a phone) with a keyboard, camera, and microphone to engage in remote learning.  If you need assistance with acquiring a device or internet access, please complete the Technology/Internet Access Survey below. Someone will be contacting those who state they need assistance within the next two weeks. shorturl.at/degBF -WCUSD#5
about 1 month ago, Waterloo CUSD #5
Waterloo CUSD #5
Please read the attached letter from WCUSD#5 for information on remotely starting the 2020-2021 school year. shorturl.at/gpsJP
about 1 month ago, Waterloo CUSD #5
 Amber Cruser
Happy Birthday!
2 months ago, Amber Cruser
 Amber Cruser
Happy birthday to all students and staff celebrating this week!
3 months ago, Amber Cruser
 Amber Cruser
Happy Birthday!
3 months ago, Amber Cruser
 Amber Cruser
Happy birthday to everyone celebrating another year this week!
3 months ago, Amber Cruser
 Amber Cruser
Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating this week!
3 months ago, Amber Cruser
Andy Mayer
Summer Reading Opportunity and Free Books! Any student entering 5th-10th grade who would like to participate in a Summer Reading group and have a chance to virtually "visit" with the author, you may pick up a copy of "The Benefits of Being an Octopus" by Ann Braden or "Other Words for Home" by Jasmine Warga on June 19 or June 20 between 10:00 am-noon at the circle drive of Waterloo Jr. High School. There will also be free books ranging from board books through young adult books for students and parents to choose from as well! Check your skyward email for more information!
3 months ago, Andy Mayer
Waterloo Junior High School
Any girls interested in playing junior high basketball during the 2020-2021 school year can join the Remind group to receive updates throughout the summer.  You can join by clicking the link below or texting the number in the attached picture.  If you have any questions, please contact Coach Rader at jrader@wcusd5.net. https://www.remind.com/join/2021wjh
4 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
 Amber Cruser
Happy Birthday to this week's birthday list! Enjoy your special day.
4 months ago, Amber Cruser
 Amber Cruser
Yearbooks are in for WJHS!  Please pick up during one of the following times in the main foyer. Tuesday, June 9th : 8am-11am Wednesday, June 10th : 11am-2pm Questions? Email Amber Cruser at acruser@wcusd5.net. Thank you!
4 months ago, Amber Cruser
 Amber Cruser
Happy June and happy birthday to all of the students and staff who have birthdays this week. Have a wonderful day!
4 months ago, Amber Cruser
 Amber Cruser
Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating this week! Sorry I was late to post for those that celebrated yesterday. I hope you have a fantastic birthday week!
4 months ago, Amber Cruser
Waterloo Junior High School
This is a friendly reminder that we are collecting materials (textbooks, teacher & library books, and paper copies for work not done online) starting tomorrow in the main foyer. Wednesday, May 20- 3:00-7:00 pm Thursday, May 21- 8:00am-2:00 pm Thanks! - Waterloo Junior High
4 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
 Amber Cruser
Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating with me this week!
4 months ago, Amber Cruser
 Amber Cruser
Congratulations to our 4th Quarter Students of Character! To read what their teachers had to say about them, check out the news article here: https://www.wcusd5.net/article/248095?org=waterloo-jr-high-school
4 months ago, Amber Cruser
 Amber Cruser
Congratulations to 8th grader Larkin Nottmeier who placed 6th out of 552 entries in the Water’s Worth It Essay Contest. We are proud of her and the effort she put into research, rough draft writing and revision of her essay! Way to go Larkin!
4 months ago, Amber Cruser
 Amber Cruser
Happy Birthday to all of the students and staff members celebrating with our final week of remote learning. Be sure to give a shout out to Dr. Schwartz - it's a big one for him!
5 months ago, Amber Cruser
Waterloo Junior High School
Our remote learning is scheduled to end on Friday, May 15. We will be collecting materials (chromebooks, library books, textbooks, and paper packets) at the following times in the junior high foyer: Wednesday, May 20- 3:00-7:00 pm Thursday, May 21- 8:00-2:00 pm Thanks for all you do. Have a wonderful summer! -Nick Schwartz, WJHS Principal
5 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
Happy Staff Appreciation Week! Wow, watching this video sure makes us miss these students even more (if that's possible). Thank you to everyone who sent in pictures! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjfKGOC-0n0&feature=youtu.be
5 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
Happy Birthday! We hope you have a wonderful week!
5 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
Happy Birthday to all of our students celebrating this week! We hope you are all doing well and we miss you!
5 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
Happy birthday to all of those celebrating this week! Have a fantastic day!
5 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
Happy birthday to all of our students and staff celebrating this week! They are lucky enough to celebrate with our first week of remote learning. Miss you all!
5 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
We miss you WJHS! Here are some familiar faces that wanted to send you a quick little message. https://youtu.be/FGFwo1TyHUY
6 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
It was a great night of performances by our 6th grade chorus, concert choir, and 7th/8th grade chorus. We have such talented students here at WJHS!
7 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
Today only! The first 3,000 receipts scanned will receive 4x box tops. Download the box top app today, select Waterloo Junior High and scan your receipts!
7 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
Any WJHS students who have a TBRS - Ayden shirt, wear it tomorrow to recognize Rare Disease Awareness Day on March 1st!
7 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
Fantastic job to our bands tonight at the Clinic Concert. This concert gives the students a chance to learn from other band directors and gives parents an insight into how the students practice each day. Thank you Mr. Smith, Mr. Hoke, and Mr. Spirakis!
7 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
Good luck to all of our students competing in the IGSMA Solo/Ensemble Contest today at Columbia Middle School. Pictured is our Concert Choir performing Don’t Be Seen.
7 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
Hat day tomorrow!! Bring $1 to support House of Neighborly Services.
8 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
WJHS Yearbooks are available to order now! Students will be receiving order forms today, or you can purchase online: https://www.jostens.com/apps/store/productBrowse/1073633/Waterloo-Junior-High-School/2020-Yearbook/20190724042531753103/CATALOG_SHOP/
8 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
Congratulations to Coach Rader and the 8th grade girls basketball team on their Regional Championship!
8 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
Congratulations to the cheerleading squad for placing 2nd at the ICCA Championships in Springfield today out of 16 teams. Great job ladies!!
9 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
 6th grade volleyball tryouts will now be held on Jan. 6 – 8 at Gardner Elem.  Due to 2 snow days and finding available gym time, this week will not work to get in more than one day of tryouts.  Times will stay as previously scheduled.   Thank you, Coach Esker & Coach Garrett
9 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
6th grade volleyball tryouts are again cancelled for today. They are on for tomorrow. Coaches will let you know if an additional day is scheduled. Thank you!
9 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
Due to the weather, the 6th grade volleyball tryouts for tonight have been cancelled. We will work on a rescheduled day/time and will let you know when that information becomes available. Thank you! Coach Esker and Coach Garrett
9 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School cheerleading took home another 1st place trophy today at the Highland ICCA Invitational. Congrats girls!
10 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
The lost and found is getting full and there are some nice items here! Please check it before winter break as we often donate items that are left for long periods of time. Thank you!
10 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
Tomorrow, 11/27, is a half day of school and there is no school Thursday and Friday. Happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy your break with family and friends.
10 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
Congratulations to our cheer team for their 1st place finish at the Waterloo ICCA Invitational today!
10 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
WJHS: Friday 11/1 - Orange and Black Attack. Wear as much orange and black as you can.
11 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
Picture Retake Day for WJHS is Wednesday, November 6th. If you are wanting retakes, please return your photo pack directly to the photographer. If you were absent on the original picture day, please get your picture taken on Wednesday.
11 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
WJHS: Thursday 10/31 - Scare Drugs Away. Wear a school appropriate costume.
11 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
WJHS: Wednesday 10/30 - Put Drugs to Sleep. Wear Pajamas.
11 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
WJHS: Tuesday 10/29 - Lei Off Of Drugs. Dress in your best tropical gear!
11 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
WJHS: Monday 10/28 - Wear Red to Kick Off Red Ribbon Week!
11 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
We also had individual medalists today at the SIJHSAA cross country meet. 1st - Ali 2nd - Angelynn Great job girls!! Way to represent WJHS!
11 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
We’d also like to congratulate the boys cross country team for placing 3rd!
11 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
Big congratulations goes out to our girls cross country team and Coach Sebestik for placing 1st at the SIHSAA state meet today in DuQuoin!
11 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
Congratulations to our 1st quarter students of character: Kamryn, Brayden, Kaitlyn, Nora, Aaron, Vincent, Logan, Lauren, and Ellie!
11 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
Hat Day $1 - Friday Oct. 18th - benefiting the kids and families of St. Jude's Children's Hospital
11 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
WJHS: Thursday is Orange & Black Day - Get unique and crazy to show your school spirit.
12 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
WJHS: Wednesday is All We Do is 'Win'sday' - Jerseys, sport shirts, referees, & crazy fans
12 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
WJHS: Tuesday is Decades Day - Dress like your favorite decade!
12 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
WJHS: Monday is Class Color Day - 6th Grade (Yellow), 7th Grade (Red), 8th Grade (Blue)
12 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
Congratulations to our baseball team who beat Benton 12-1 to advance in the SIJHSAA state tournament. The boys will play Tuesday at 1pm in Centralia.
12 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
We are encouraging students to support our local teams the rest of this week: Wednesday- Wear Blues gear- First game is tomorrow! 🏒 Thursday- Wear Cardinals gear- Playoffs begin on Thursday!⚾️ Friday- Wear Bulldog Gear- We always wear orange and black on Friday!🐾 LET’S GO!!!!!!!
12 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
Congrats to both our softball and baseball teams and coaches for winning the regional championship! They will be playing in the SIJHSAA state tournament beginning a week from Saturday.
12 months ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo CUSD #5
Last call to be guaranteed a shirt for the Bulldog Color Run on Saturday! Please turn in registration forms tomorrow morning to any school office! http://bit.ly/2md2PSZ
about 1 year ago, Waterloo CUSD #5
Waterloo Junior High School
Congratulations Reese Kite, who finished up regulation play tied for 1st at the IESA State Golf Tournament with a 73. The tournament was decided in playoff holes with Reese ultimately finishing 2nd! https://www.iesa.org/activities/go/results_State.asp?Gender=Girls&year=2019
about 1 year ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
WJHS Students & Staff - please wear red, white, and blue tomorrow, 9/11, in observance of Patriot Day.
about 1 year ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
WJHS Picture Day is tomorrow, September 5th! Forms can be turned in directly to the photographer, or you can order online at: mylifetouch.com with the code EVTDVMSHV.
about 1 year ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
WJHS - All fundraising orders are due tomorrow, August 30th. It is also an early dismissal day. Town students will be dismissed at 11:20am. There is no school on Monday, September 2nd. Have a great holiday weekend!
about 1 year ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
The 4th annual Bulldog Color Run is scheduled for September 28th at 5:30pm. We'd love to see you all there! Click here to register: https://5il.co/9lsc
about 1 year ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
WJHS cross country tryouts are Thursday, August 15th after school until 4:45pm. Please bring comfortable clothes and tennis shoes. Students will meet and finish in the main gym.
about 1 year ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
Don’t throw away those back to school shopping receipts without downloading the Box Top app and scanning them first! New box tops are all digital!
about 1 year ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
If you are interested in purchasing school supplies from School Tool Box, now is your last chance! Orders take 10 days to leave the warehouse before shipping. Visit this link to order: https://www.schooltoolbox.com/stbDirect/index.php?r=site/index#load_school&id=107110
about 1 year ago, Waterloo Junior High School
Waterloo Junior High School
Student schedules are now posted on Skyward for the 2019-2020 school year. Please ensure that all classes are scheduled. Email Dr. Schwartz (nschwartz@wcusd5.net) or Mrs. Cruser (acruser@wcusd5.net) if you notice any issues. Enjoy the rest of summer and we'll see you soon!
about 1 year ago, Waterloo Junior High School