2022-23 School Supply List
Here are the WPS school supply lists for elementary schools in English, Spanish and Vietnamese.
Kelly Bielefeld named future Wichita Public Schools’ Superintendent
Kelly Bielefeld, Executive Director of College and Career Readiness, will lead the Wichita Public Schools as its future superintendent effective July 1, 2023.
Distinguished Classroom Teachers announced
The Wichita Public Schools is proud to announce the 2023 Distinguished Classroom Teacher Award recipients.
WPS staff surprised with Education EDGE mini grants
Thirty teachers and school-based staff members across the district were recently surprised with Education EDGE Classroom Mini-Grants to support their classroom projects.
BOE approves 2023-24 school year calendar
The Board of Education approved the 2023-24 school year calendar during its January 23, 2023 meeting. The first day of school for all students is August 15, 2023 and the last day of school is May 23, 2024. New for the 23-24 school year, all schools will have Parent-Teacher Conferences on the same dates.
January is Board of Education Appreciation Month
It's a great time to thank our board members for their support of public education.
2022 Turkey Drive
WPS departments and schools came out in force to help our community at the 2022 Turkey Drive, donating nearly 400 turkeys, more than 42,000 side items and more than $30,000.
Superintendent Dr. Alicia Thompson announces retirement
WPS Superintendent Dr. Alicia Thompson announced on November 3, 2022 that she will retire at the end of the 22-23 school year.
Video: Strategic Plan Van visits Harry Street to learn about LETRS
Superintendent Thompson visits Harry St. Elementary to learn more about LETRS training in the Wichita Public Schools and how that supports 3rd grade reading proficiency.