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TRACK Completion Just Over The Horizon!

The NEW TRACK behind the Wellington Middle School is busy with workers again after the initial 30 day curing period with the foundation layer was completed recently. The final layers are being applied now and completion is anticipated in September. Once the additional layers are in place, the markings will be applied and wah-lah - a NEW TRACK for Wellington! It's going to be nice!!

First Day Back For Students - Lots of SMILES!

The "return to school" bells were ringing across our community today as USD 353 schools opened their doors to students for the 2017-2018 school year. Those "welcoming bells" will continue to ring daily through May 22, 2018! Lots of smiles on lots of faces as friends assemble (students and faculty) and prepare for the positive challenges and rewards that lie ahead this school year and beyond. 

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USD 353 CONVOCATION - The "Dream Team" Shares!

Wednesday was the first day back for the USD 353 Teachers. A breakfast followed by the Convocation took place in the WHS Auditorium. A "Dream Team" made up of both retired USD 353 teachers as well as a seasoned one or two "still on staff" members, presented their individual views about teaching, about kids, about public education, etc. Very enlightening and inspirational to hear from each one. The Crusader Band performed as well as this summers' Kansas Roadmap Reading Campers, who sang "their" song for all in attendance.

USD 353 Enrollment Continues @ Individual Schools

UPDATE: District-wide enrollment at WHS has concluded. Enrollment continues at the individual schools as Day 1 approaches! (Aug. 22nd!) :)

USD 353 District-Wide enrollment commenced on Tuesday
at Wellington High School for all Wellington schools. Doors were open from 9AM - 1PM and then again from 5PM - 8PM. Enrollment is on slate at WHS on Wednesday as well, doors will be open from 9AM - 1PM.

Patrons can pick up their Casino Reward Cards as well through 1PM on Wednesday.

USD 353 Administrators Convene For First 2017-2018 Admin Meeting

With the official start of the 2017-2018 school year just a few short weeks away for the students here in Wellington, the USD 353 Administrators met together on Wednesday for their first admin meeting of this fiscal school year...pictured are:

Top: Zachary Lawrence, Brian Aufdengarten , John Buckendorff, Jamie Ybarra

2nd row: Adam Hatfield, Luke Smith, Heath Peine, Kelly Adams, Dr. Mark Whitener

3rd Row: Ann Shinliver , Erin Sweetwood, Stephanie Smith

KRR Summer Campers Take Field Trip To TANGANYIKA!

Check out the PHOTOS from Week 1 of KRR Summer Camp Journey being held at Kennedy Elementary. There are about 100 students from Kennedy, Lincoln, and Washington who are doing activities in reading, math. science, robotics, community service projects, team building and field trips. The group went to Tanganyika on Friday. Students also eat breakfast, and lunch during the program.