Students have been hard at work researching history, people, science, art, and popular culture (among other things!). Here are pictures from the fairs where they presented their topics. Please note that the Pond will have its fair later this spring. Read more.
If you're new to Wingra, you might be wondering what this campaign is all about, so here's a short history of how it started, what we've done so far, and what we have planned for the future. Read more.
A big THANK YOU to everyone who has participated so far in the 2010–2011 Wings for Wingra Annual Fund. To date, we've received donations totaling $47,924! Read more.
You can't have a great school without great teachers. Learn more about some of our teachers' awards, honors, research, professional development, and service. Read more.
"Some Thoughts from a Wingra Alum" was published in the fall 1985 newsletter. Lisa Lawrence was a freshman at West High School when this article was written. "Looking back over my many years at Wingra, I realize how much I have learned." Read more.
"I spent the last two years as a graduate researcher at Stanford University making cars drive themselves. My specific project was helping to write the computer code for a car that autonomously raced up the treacherous Pikes Peak Highway in Colorado last summer." Read more.
We have some sad news to share about Leo Langheim and an update about Matthew Thal.
On November 24, 2010, Wingra School celebrated Friends and Family Day with a record turnout. In fine Wingra tradition, we welcomed more than 200 guests into our classrooms to get a glimpse of how we spend our days together. Read more.
Colleen Pardun, P.E. Teacher, organized winter field trips to the Aldo Leopold Nature Center in January. According to one parent, "It was great inspiration and has renewed our appreciation for the winter season here! My daughter has talked about the trip and snowshoeing every day since the Nest's trip." See the slideshow Colleen created!
Check out our new YouTube videos!
All-School Unit Begins, April 4
Our two-week All-School Unit runs through April 15. The whole school takes time to explore the same topic in multi-age groups.
Spring Break Begins, April 18
Our spring break runs from Monday, April 18 through Friday, April 22. School resumes on Monday, April 25.
Duck Day, May 1
We bought our building five years ago this day!
Kids' Night Out, May 12
Older students write, cast, direct, and perform skits at this annual event.
Spring All-School Concert, May 19
Every Wingra student has a role in this annual concert, held at Overture's Playhouse Theater.
Fun Day, June 7
It's one of the most beloved of Wingra School traditions, with the highlight of the day being a toss-up between the dunk tank and the hillside water slide.
Graduation, June 9
Graduation in the Olin Park Pavilion at 7:00 p.m. Congratulations! We're so proud of our graduates!