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!
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.
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.
Child Study Team Corner
Meet the Child Study Team
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Second Step Videos
District Counselors will be creating Second Step videos for kids to view at home. This website will be updated weekly.
Second Step Resources
Second Step is a Social Emotional Learning program that all students are taught through the year.
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Parent Resources and Support Information
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