Wachholz retires as superintendent of West Allis-West Milwaukee schools

July 31, 2014

After 10 years in the top spot in the West Allis-West Milwaukee School District, Superintendent Kurt Wachholz retired Thursday, July 31.

The School Board accepted his retirement in a special meeting Wednesday night.

Wachholz served the district for 35 years. He was a teacher, a coach, district gifted and talented coordinator and principal of Jefferson Elementary School before becoming superintendent.

He also was a graduate of the West Allis-West Milwaukee schools.

The School Board hopes to begin interviewing candidates for interim superintendent on Monday, Aug. 4. The interim superintendent is expected to serve a year while the School Board finds a permanent superintendent.

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