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Welcome to the School District of West Salem, WI


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  • On November 7, representatives from WSSD received the National Blue Ribbon Schools award in Washington, D.C. for West Salem Elementary. Pictured L-R are WSSD Superintendent Troy Gunderson, NBRS Director Aba Kumi, WSES Associate Principal Lisa Gerke, and WSSD School Psychologist Heidi Horton.
    WSES is a National Blue Ribbon School!
    On November 7, representatives from WSSD received the National Blue Ribbon Schools award in Washington, D.C. for West Salem Elementary. Pictured L-R are WSSD Superintendent Troy Gunderson, NBRS Director Aba Kumi, WSES Associate Principal Lisa Gerke, and WSSD School Psychologist Heidi Horton.
  • The 5th graders joined together on Unity Day to send a message of peace and acceptance to all.
    Unity Day Celebrations
    The 5th graders joined together on Unity Day to send a message of peace and acceptance to all.
  • WSMS Bands and Director Ryan Waldhart received the "Tools for Schools" Award for the month of October from WXOW, SSE Music, Brenengen Auto and Dependable Solutions. The award will be used to purchase new music for the Veteran's Day program.
    WSMS Bands win "Tools for Schools" Award
    WSMS Bands and Director Ryan Waldhart received the "Tools for Schools" Award for the month of October from WXOW, SSE Music, Brenengen Auto and Dependable Solutions. The award will be used to purchase new music for the Veteran's Day program.
  • Mr. Brewer's 8th grade PE class learns how to properly ride a bike using bikes the middle school Healthy Living Department received as part of a grant from the Specialized Bicycle Company.
    Learning to Ride!
    Mr. Brewer's 8th grade PE class learns how to properly ride a bike using bikes the middle school Healthy Living Department received as part of a grant from the Specialized Bicycle Company.
  • The high school students gather for the annual homecoming pep rally.
    Homecoming at WSHS
    The high school students gather for the annual homecoming pep rally.
  • On Friday, September 15th, West Salem Middle School and High School bands performed together at halftime of the football game.
    Middle School & High School Band Night
    On Friday, September 15th, West Salem Middle School and High School bands performed together at halftime of the football game.
  • When working at or visiting the Elementary School, please park in the High School lot and walk to the ES. We are trying to prevent drivers from going through the construction zone. Thank you for your cooperation!
    Thank You For Being Patient With Our Construction!
    When working at or visiting the Elementary School, please park in the High School lot and walk to the ES. We are trying to prevent drivers from going through the construction zone. Thank you for your cooperation!
  • This panoramic view shows the current state of construction on the West Salem school campus.
    Panoramic View of Current Construction 6-19
    This panoramic view shows the current state of construction on the West Salem school campus.
  • 2nd grade Mono-Chromatic Portraits are on display at the Hazel Brown Leicht Memorial Library. http://lacrossecountylibrary.org/westsalem.asp
    2nd Grade Art On Display at Hazel Brown Leicht Memorial Library
    2nd grade Mono-Chromatic Portraits are on display at the Hazel Brown Leicht Memorial Library. http://lacrossecountylibrary.org/westsalem.asp
  • Jennifer Shilling addressed the group as well as other important county and state employees, including Judge Bjerke.
    High school students participated in Youth Government Day
    Jennifer Shilling addressed the group as well as other important county and state employees, including Judge Bjerke.
  • High school students raised over $5,000 to donate to the American Cancer Society and had an assembly to celebrate each goal they reached.
    Relay for Life High School Assembly
    High school students raised over $5,000 to donate to the American Cancer Society and had an assembly to celebrate each goal they reached.
  • Photo from Project and Inquiry class at the middle school.
    Project and Inquiry Class
    Photo from Project and Inquiry class at the middle school.
  • Rick Martinson from The Pizza Oven visited the elementary school this week to show the 2nd graders how to make a healthy version of pizza using spaghetti squash. Squash was the Harvest of the Month for the month of March.
    Rick Martinson from The Pizza Oven Cooks Spaghetti Squash Pizza With 2nd Graders
    Rick Martinson from The Pizza Oven visited the elementary school this week to show the 2nd graders how to make a healthy version of pizza using spaghetti squash. Squash was the Harvest of the Month for the month of March.
  • Photo of the Gearbox Heroes, Team 5019 tour of FlexCraft of Houston, MN.
    Gearbox Heroes
    Photo of the Gearbox Heroes, Team 5019 tour of FlexCraft of Houston, MN.
  • Click here to view the district's promotional video. Aerial image courtesy of DEP Enterprises.
    Promotional Video
    Click here to view the district's promotional video. Aerial image courtesy of DEP Enterprises.