Wellington Public Schools USD 353 is accepting applications for the following positions:
After School Programs:
WELLINGTON HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ONLY will be dismissed at 11:15AM today!
Grab & Go Lunches will be available for purchase at that time. WHS is hosting a
4A Regional Wrestling Tournament after lunch and all day Saturday.
After School Programs:
It was Washington Elementary's "Donuts with Grown-Ups" Wednesday morning early. Many MUSTANGS were accompanied by family members (parents, grandparents, and more!) and enjoyed juice, coffee (for the older crowd), donuts and each student was given the opportunity to pick out a NEW BOOK to read and KEEP for themselves! SWEET STUFF, all the way around!
Eisenhower held their monthly Character Assembly on Tuesday, this month's theme - "FAIRNESS".
After arriving for the day at school, the students were entertained by the WMS Cheerleaders, who also shared their perspectives on "fairness". WMS 6th Gr Instructor and coach, Ryan Jenkins and student Gavin Witham shared their thoughts on "fairness", reminding all that life isn't always fair but to always look for opportunities to better yourself and compensating for those occurrences.
On Thursday, February 28, the National Honor Society Crusader Chapter at Wellington High School will be hosting a blood drive through American Red Cross. This event will take place from 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. in the auxiliary gym. The blood collected will go towards those in need in the Sumner County area.
Saturday wrapped up the Business Professionals of America State Leadership Conference in Wichita. Melissa Buchanan, Elizabeth Vaughn, and Rane Case shared the results of the 16-student membership at WHS:
Those qualifying to attend the National Leadership Conference in Anaheim are:
Congratulations to our WMS 8th Grade Lady Knights - a group of young ladies that have lost only "2" games over the past "2" years...awesome, and even more awesome - after splitting with Clearwater during regular season, the Lady Knights got down to business Thursday at Rose Hill HS and in the 2019 PATRIOT LEAGUE TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIP GAME, the Lady Knights WON 36-21 and are now the League Tournament Champs!! Congratulations to Coaches Kelsey Whaley and J' Lynn Ledesma and the Lady Knights!! Wellington is proud of you!!
The Knight and Crusader Concert Bands performed at WHS, before a nice-sized crowd Wednesday evening. The 6th grade and 7th/8th grade bands performed, the WHS Crusader Concert Band were the finale!
Nice performances by all, under the direction of Mr. David Brody. A fine concert.
The Wellington FFA Chapter will be holding it's annual Spaghetti Feed and Live Auction on Monday, February 18! Dinner will begin at 5:30pm, with a silent auction going on till 6:16pm and then the live auction at 6:30pm. It will be held at the High school in the commons and auditorium.
Congratulations to the new 4A State Scholars Bowl Champion, Topeka Hayden! Coming in 2nd place today at WHS in the State 4A Tournament was Shawnee Mission-Bishop Miege. 3rd Place honors went to Garnett-Anderson Co. and 4th place to Towanda-Circle. Other 4A State Qualifiers included Winfield, Augusta, Abilene, and Tonganoxie.
Wellington High School (Scholars Bowl Coach Sarah House and the WHS Scholars Bowl Team) will be hosting the STATE 4A SCHOLARS BOWL TOURNAMENT on Saturday, Feb. 9th. The tournament action at Wellington will be just 1 of 6 STATE TOURNEY sites on Saturday. Teams competing at each location are listed below.
CLASS 6A @ WICHITA WEST