Video: WPS 2022-23 Year-in-Review
As the 2022-23 school year comes to a close, we're looking back at all the great things we accomplished that helped keep us connected, united and #WPSProud!
Check & Connect program helps keep kids in school
Thanks to COVID-relief funds, the Pando Initiative has implemented a Check & Connect program at four WPS elementary schools to help keep kids engaged in school.
Wilbur science teacher wins Excellence in Public Service Award
Tim Elsen, a science teacher at Wilbur Middle School, received the 2023 Excellence in Public Service Award from the Wichita Public Schools.
WPS named one of the Best Communities for Music Education
The Wichita Public Schools has been named one of the 2023 Best Communities for Music Education by the National Association of Music Merchants. This is the seventh time the district has received this recognition.
Distinguished Classroom Teachers recognized
The Wichita Public Schools recognized the 2023 Distinguished Classroom Teacher Award recipients in their respective categories during the April 10 Board of Education meeting.
Nonprofit helps schools increase engagement through community partnerships
Love Schools, a local nonprofit that seeks to help schools develop relationships with local businesses and organizations, has been helping WPS schools for the past two years.
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.