Historical Development of Wilmot Union High School

The information below provides a rough snap shot of our district. If you have additional
information you would like to suggest for inclusion, please call the District Office at (262) 862-9005.


1879 – Course of study through 10th grade


1903 – Extended to 4-year high school


1905 – First graduating class: 7 students


1908 – State legislation passed a law to establish Union High Schools


1912 – Union High School District mapped out


1918 – 2-room addition completed


1922 – Separate gym erected
 

1929 – 2 additional classrooms and restrooms were added


1933 – New Year’s morning fire destroyed the building
 

1933 – Construction began on old part of building in May
 

1933 – Building completed in October
 

1950 – District enlarged to include Villages of Twin Lakes and the entire Township of Randall
 

1951 – Building addition: classrooms and gym
 

1962 – Building addition: Science and Home Economics classrooms
 

1969 – Building addition
 

1992 – $3,200,000 Addition and Renovation: gym turned into a cafeteria, new gymnasium added, 13   classrooms added
 

1997 – Enrollment exceeded 900 students
 

1998 – $2,675,000 Removed and Replaced 1933 portion of the school
 

2000 – Enrollment exceeded 1000 students
 

2002 – Enrollment exceeded 1100 students
 

2004 – $39,900,000 Construction and Renovation: Added over 200,000 square feet to existing building including performing arts center, field house, commons, high school offices, guidance offices, green house, technical education workshops, band/choral area, locker rooms, science labs, and multiple classrooms. Additionally, a stadium with artificial turf was built and the Panther Athletic Complex west of Wilmot on Highway C was purchased.

 

  • Wilmot Union High School
  • P.O. Box 8 11112 308th Avenue
  • Wilmot, WI 53192
  • Phone: 262-862-2351
  • Fax: 262-862-6929