Saturday, February 9, 2013
There are plenty of ways to support the drama departments at Waukesha West, Waukesha North and Catholic Memorial high schools this weekend.
If you’re in the mood for a little culture and are looking for a way to help support the local high school drama departments, there are plenty of options this weekend:
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Tickets are $12 for the spring musical at Catholic Memorial High School.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Athletes from Waukesha high schools took the next step toward their college careers while signing commitment papers.
Dylan Chmura, a standout Waukesha West High School tight end, officially signed his papers to play football at Michigan State University next fall. Chmura is the son of Green Bay Packers Hall of Famer Mark Chmura. He is among nearly a dozen students from Waukesha high schools who signed their commitment papers to universities and colleges where they intend to continue competing following their high school graduation this fall. Brad Woodford officially committed to University of Minnesota where he is receiving a scholarship for 30 percent of tuition to run track and cross country. Brad said he liked the team and the college, which helped him make his decision in December. Brad also was attracted by the Minnesota campus because he likes to …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Nominees for the United States Service Academies were chosen from a group of applicants residing throughout Wisconsin’s 5th Congressional District
U.S. Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner announced today that 21 high school students from the 5th Congressional District were nominated to join a U.S. service academy – four students are from Waukesha and Pewaukee. Of the 21 nominees, three students from Brookfield were chosen as principal nominees. If the principal nominee meets the academic, physical, and medical standards set by the academy, they are assured an offer of appointment to the academy. The four Waukesha and Pewaukee students are alternate nominees. If the principal nominee does not qualify or chooses not to attend, the three alternates would compete for the vacancy. Alternates are also part of a pool of applicants from which the academies will choose their incoming class. The …
Saturday, January 5, 2013
The Wolverines top the Classic 8 Conference after delivering Arrowhead its first conference loss.
A lot was riding on Friday night’s girls basketball game at Waukesha West High School. Classic 8 Conference rivals Arrowhead High School were undefeated in conference play – 5-0 – but so were the Wolverines. Waukesha West’s girls fought hard to take the top of the conference when they defeated Arrowhead 58-50. The game was close until Michelle Farrow hit a three-point shot in the third quarter, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. "That shot was just enormous, they were steamrolling us," Wolverines Coach Mark Busalacchi told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. "They had all the momentum, we kind of had our heads down a little bit and she was able to make a huge play."
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Fall sports teams honored for their sportsmanship in the Classic 8 Conference.
All four Waukesha high schools had fall sports teams honored by the Classic 8 Conference for their sportsmanship, according to information posted on the Classic 8 conference website. The following schools received honors this fall in Waukesha: Each individual head varsity coach votes on the sportsmanship of their conference colleagues, i.e., all football coaches vote on all football programs. Points are tallied and a winner announced, according to Scott Kugi, athletic director at Muskego High School.
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Charlie Werner, a Catholic Memorial High School graduate whose courage has touched his classmates and their parents.
Editor's Note: Charlie Werner, a Catholic Memorial High School student received the most nominations when Waukesha Patch asked for Person of the Year submissions. We profiled Charlie last spring, so we are sharing why Charlie was nominated for the Person of the Year column on Patch and then reprinting the original story about Charlie. Charlie's courageous journey to overcome a serious leg problem was an inspiration to all of his CMH Classmates. Over 20 students at CMH nominated him for the award. I was his teacher and feel that his positive attitude in the face of tremendous adversity make him a role model for teens everywhere! We were Charlie shortly after the skateboarding accident. Charlie played on the CMH JV boys soccer team with my …
Monday, December 10, 2012
Bill Young, the head coach for the Crusaders football team in Waukesha, received his first WIAA championship in November.
Catholic Memorial football coach Bill Young has been named the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s coach of the year after taking his team to win the Division 3 state championship game last month. Catholic Memorial had a rough start to its season in 2012 during Classic 8 conference play, starting out the season 2-2. But they won every game after a Sept. 14 loss to be the state champions. Their two losses came from Mukwonago High School and Arrowhead High School – Arrowhead went undefeated and won the Division 1 state championship. There are many reasons Coach Young was honored by the Milwaukee newspaper. Here’s just some of Young’s accomplishments as head coach, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: The Crusaders have made the playoffs …
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Team earns 14th consecutive NSCAA/adidas Academic All-American Team Award
Editor's note: The following information was provided to Patch via a news release from Catholic Memorial High School. The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) has once again recognized the academic excellence of the Catholic Memorial High School (CMH) varsity girls’ soccer team. For the 14th consecutive year, CMH will receive the NSCAA/adidas Academic All-American Team Award. The NSCAA gives this award to teams that demonstrate “exemplary performance in the classroom.” The Varsity girls’ soccer team at Catholic Memorial earned one of the highest grade point averages of all schools in the country with a 3.74 average G.P.A. during the 2011-2012 school year. The NSCAA will recognize the team at the NSCAA national …
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Project Lead The Way course addresses an ever-growing need for students across all career paths to explore the new questions and tools opened up by massive data collection and processing.
Project Lead The Way, the nation’s leading non-profit provider of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum and professional development to middle and high schools, announced on Nov. 7 that Catholic Memorial High School has been selected to pilot a new PLTW course in the 2013-2014 school year. The new course is called computer science and software engineering and will be part of the high school’s Pathway To Engineering program from PLTW. The course addresses an ever-growing need for students across all career paths to explore the new questions and tools opened up by massive data collection and processing. The course also exposes students to the high-demand career paths within computer science and information technology…