The Pioneer League Math Relays held at Wellington Middle School on Tuesday, resulted in strong finishes for Wellington's 7th and 8th grade squads!
As a team, the 7th graders finished 2nd, just behind El Dorado and just ahead of Ark City! The 7th grade team members included Banks Hinshaw, Daniel Garver, Keaton Hartman, Jaxson Irey and Riley Trowbridge.
The individual champion for the 7th grade teams was Gage Patty from El Dorado.
USD 353 Choral Director, Jessica Coldwell, presented her KNIGHT and CRUSADER Choirs in concert Tuesday evening at Wellington High School and much to the delight of those within hearin' distance! Superb performances by both groups, singing some rather difficult selections too.
Mrs. Pam Thompson, directed the 1st and 2nd graders at Eisenhower Elementary on Tuesday, Feb. 27th in a vocal music concert held at Wellington High School. The young children performed very well, singing a myriad of "fun" songs! "Just For Fun", "Tell Me A Joke", "Giggles", "Whacky Do Re Mi", "I Like to Have Fun" and "Miles of Smiles"! See, I wasn't "kidding" - it was "FUN" stuff! Great Job Eagles / Mrs. Thompson!
On Friday, March 9, 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 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. in the auxiliary gym. The blood collected will go towards those in need in the Sumner County area.
Jax Cornejo, son of Jesse and Airily Cornejo, a 7th grader at WMS and winner of this past Fall's Sumner County Spelling Bee, carried that title with him to Hays, Kansas today for the Regional Spelling Bee and made it to the 8th round and finished 8th out of 95 participants and medaled to boot!!!
The word Jax went out on..."efficacy"... but spelled some tough ones up to that point! Wellington is very proud of you Jax!! Way to represent KNIGHT!! That is awesome!
NEA's Read Across America is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2, the birthday of beloved children's author Dr. Seuss.
Miss Kansas, Krystian Fish, visited with the students at Lincoln Elementary School prior to their Student of the Month Program on Friday. Miss Fish, who's hometown is Wichita, attends WSU and is working towards a degree in Psychology. Her "platform" as Miss Kansas is "Remove the Labels: Be Unstoppable".
KRR students at Kennedy, Lincoln and Washington are working hard and are GOING FOR THE GOLD! Excellent improvements are being made, keep up the great work!