Fall 2010

Friends of Wingra Quarterly eNewsletter

Alumni and Friends

Leo on the drums

An Evening of Jazz Benefit Concert

On Friday, September 10, 2010, more than 200 alumni, current families, staff, and friends enjoyed An Evening of Jazz, featuring internationally-acclaimed jazz musicians Ben and Leo Sidran (alumni parent and student, respectively). Read more.

Rachel and her sister go down a slide.

Alumna Returns as Teacher

Rachel Weinberg attended Wingra from 1983 to 1989 (kindergarten through 5th grade) and is currently a student teacher in the Nest. Read more.


News From You

Catch up with Kirsten Emmerson Ragatz, Elizabeth Hass, Wendy Heavilon Harmon, Stephen Saloutos, and Magie and Julia Aiken. Read more.


Lili and Sarah at PEN

PEN Conference a Success

On Friday, October 29, more than 120 people (including Wingra staff) attended the regional PEN Conference at Wingra. It was an exciting day of playing, learning, and networking. Read more.

Annual fund graph

Wings for Wingra Annual Fund

This year’s Wings for Wingra Annual Fund is underway. The Wings for Wingra Annual Fund is our yearly fundraising effort to support the current operations of the school. Read more.

Christen Ring

A New Face to Wingra's Capital Campaign

We are pleased to announce that Christen Ring will be joining Wingra's development team as our new capital campaign manager. Read more.

Gilmore map

Wingra School Address Change

We haven't moved but our address has. It's now 718 Gilmore Street. Read more.

Child's drawing

Wayback Machine: "What Is Great About Wingra School?"

In spring 1988, students were asked what they especially liked about the 1987–1988 school year and what makes Wingra School "a great place to learn." Read more.


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Upcoming Events

Friends and Family Day

Friends and Family Day is Wednesday, November 24, from 8:30 a.m. to noon.

Nest Open House

Introduce your friends to Wingra! The open house for the Nest (ages 5 to 7) is Saturday, January 8, from 10:00 a.m. to noon.

Winter Concert

Brighten your winter with music. Join us on Thursday, January 20.

Alumni Night

Join us on Thursday, February 3, for this annual alumni event. Share with parents and students about your transition experience to high school.

Open House

Introduce your friends to Wingra! The open house for the whole school is Sunday, February 13, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.