Dr. Alicia Thompson will lead the Wichita Public Schools as its future superintendent effective July 1, 2017.
At the end of the meeting, the BOE recessed into a second executive session to interview internal candidates who meet the criteria outlined in the Superintendent Profile.
The Board of Education heard about the status of the Wichita Public Schools’ current budget and what is expected as they begin next year’s budget development process.
Students perform during the All-City Bands and All-City Orchestras Concerts at Century II.
In February, we salute the 310 employees who are being honored for 10-years of service.
4:00 PM - 3:00 PM Swim For A Wish - POOL
11:00 AM - 1:20 PM 11:00 AM - Blood Drive Sign Up - IN FRONT OF PUPIL SERVICES
3:45 PM - 9:00 PM 3:45 PM - Spring Show Rehearsal & Build - AUDITORIUM
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM 4:00 PM - Bearlesque Featured Acts Auditions - CHOIR ROOM
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM 7:00 PM - Project Graduation Chair Meeting - COMMONS
Today is Friday, February 24, 2017!
Your choices for lunch are Garlic Cheese Bread or Stuffed Cheese Breadsticks. Have your ID & selection ready. Any students without an ID will need to wait until the last 10 minutes.
Sophomores and Juniors are you interested in taking classes at WATC during the school day next year? If so please attend the WATC block program meeting on March 2nd during advocacy in the library. Learn the programs that are offered @ WATC with free tuition and some bussing provided as well as textbook rental information. Come to the guidance department for a pass to attend the meeting.
Please join the Self Posi (poz-ee) group Monday, February 27 in room C3 after school. We will learn and talk about self-love in a positive and uplifting group. There will be games and snacks. We’d love to see you there. See Hailey Colborn or Ms. Morris with questions. All are welcome!
Are you interested in learning more about Northwest’s future teacher club? You’re invited to our next meeting today during your lunch time in Mr. Kitchen’s room.
Who doesn't love pancakes? On Saturday, February 25th, Northwest DECA is having a Pancake Feed fundraiser from 9-11am in the Northwest commons area. Tickets will be sold during both lunches starting Wednesday, February 22nd through Friday, February 24th. You can also purchase tickets at the door Saturday morning. We hope to see you at 9am for all you can eat pancakes!
Junior and senior gentlemen planning on attending prom: If you would like a tux or suit rental coupon, stop by Ms. McDonald’s classroom, C17.
Do you have spirit? Do you like to dance? Would you want to be a part of the elite group of dancers that perform for our school? Then come tryout for the Dance Team! Tryouts are being held March 7th through March 9th. There is a mandatory parent and dancer meeting on Thursday, March 2nd and Tuesday, March 7th. To tryout you have to have an up to date physical on file with Mr. Deckinger, a GPA of 2.5, and attend the parent meeting. If you have any questions or want to pick up a flyer go to Mrs. Vogel’s room, D19. Get involved in your school and show your spirit!
This is a reminder that Global Environmental Science will be hosting speaker Craig Wolfe in the auditorium today during advocacy. The topic is Climate Change and you must have a pass to attend. No more passes will be given out after noon today. This presentation is mandatory for all Global Environmental Science students but is open to anyone to attend. If you are interested in attending, please see Ms. McIntire in room C35, or Ms. Abuzeineh in room D10 to sign your agenda before noon today. The presentation will take the entire advocacy period, so you will be dismissed from the auditorium.
Thanks to everyone that participated in spirit week last week. Ms. Commons class won the door decorating competition. Juniors showed the most spirit throughout the week, Sophomores voted the most and showed the most spirit at the assembly, and freshmen won dance attendance. The sophomore class has finally overtaken the Seniors in the COTY competition with a total of 1320 and the seniors are following with 1280.
Congratulations to the girls bowling team for taking 3rd place in their regional and moving on to state next Friday. The individual medalists were Alyssa Smalley and Abbey Jacobs. Three senior guys qualified for state: Zach Hall, Luke Ewertz, and Brandon Kraus. Please congratulate them and encourage them to do well at state next week.
Congratulations to the Northwest Lady Grizzlies Basketball teams. The C-Team capped off a good season with a win over Southeast to finish 11-4. The JV also won last night to bring them to a 17-2 Record, and the Varsity as well got a win which puts them at 8-12 on a three game winning streak and tied for third in their sub-state. The Varsity will host their sub-state game next Thursday, March 2nd. Please come out and cheer them on.
Attention Girls’ Soccer Players: We will have a brief meeting today at 3:20 in the new gym. A schedule for next week’s tryouts will be handed out. You must have a physical to participate in soccer next week.