WPS students and staff come together to support the United Methodist Open Door Turkey Drive, collecting 1,658 turkeys, 52,393 side items and more than $15,516.
The National Merit Scholarship Program has named three WPS students as semifinalists: Ethan Wessley and Shlok Prabhu from East High School and John Robertson from Northwest High School.
The BOE heard an update on Goal 1 of the Strategic Plan – increase the graduation rate. The presentation shared that WPS has exceeded its goal of having an 80% graduation rate, with 80.4% seniors graduating in 2022.
The BOE heard an update on Goal 3 of the Strategic Plan – increase certifications and college credit. The update included the progress of Graduation +, which is a goal of students earning a high school diploma, plus one or more Market Value Asset.
The Board of Education adopted new mission and shared beliefs statements during their August 28, 2023 meeting. These will drive development of the major goals for the 2024-29 strategic plan.
September 10-16 is National Arts in Education Week and, to celebrate, the district's Fine Arts department will host a celebration at the Wichita Art Museum, Saturday, Sept. 16.
Good morning today is Thursday, November 30th!
The weather today is mostly cloudy at 43 with a high of 49 and a low of 33.
Lunch today is a Corn dog or Wings with bone in and Cornbread. Breakfast tomorrow is a Bagel egg and cheese sandwich.
Friday’s basketball game is a COTY event! The game starts at 7:15, so be at the main gym early to get counted. Come cheer on our grizzlies and support your class.
Northwest Theater is hosting a clothing drive and a canned food drive. Bring donations to G3, Whery’s room. All donations will go to local homeless shelters to help get through the holiday season.
Come grab some hot cocoa on these chilly mornings. The National Honors Society is selling hot cocoa for just $1 each morning this week before school.
This is the last DAY to apply to the Grow Your Own Lawyer Program. If you are interested in pursuing a career in law, please visit the counseling office to pick up an application. You must have a parent or guardian’s signature for the application to be completed. Applications must be turned in TODAY! Please reach out to Ms. Alvarez in the counseling office with any questions. Again applications are Due today!
Educators Rising is having a bake sale on Tuesday, December 5th during lunch. They will be selling tasty treats for $1- $2 in front of Pupil Services.
It is basketball season! Your boys' and girls' basketball teams will kick off their seasons this Friday night at home against Heights. Help us Pack the Den by filling up the student section. Girls tip at 6:00 with the boys following at 7:30.
Student coaches will have their last monthly co-lab this semester today at 2:28 in F8. Please make sure you attend.