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.
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.
Superintendent Dr. Alicia Thompson's safety message to families
Superintendent Dr. Alicia Thompson sent a message to families regarding several security issues at schools this week.
Video: 2022 First Day of School
On the first day of school, we had a fun morning welcoming back students and families for another great year of learning!
Wanting educational summer activities? Check these out!
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3D Designing: Only needing a browser, start creating your 3D designs using sketchup.com.
Coding: The way computers communicate is through coding. Coding basics are if/then statements. Using these websites, practice your skills.
Digital Escape Room: There are K-12 levels of these investigative games. Use the given clues to figure out the answers to the locks.
Game Creation: Use kodugamelab.com to create games on PC using this simple visual programming tool.
Music Creation: In musiclab.chromeexperiments, explore, create, & listen to your song.