Video of Dr. Mark Whitener's Acceptance Remarks
USD 353 School District was 1 of 7 selectees for the KSDE "Kansas Can School Redesign Project"...read more about the project below.
Courtesy of KSDE Website
In support of Kansas’ vision for education, the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) has launched the Kansans Can School Redesign project.
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.
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
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.
At the 2016-2017 Employee Appreciation Program at WHS Wednesday morning, numerous USD 353 personnel were recognized for their years of service and "11" employees of the district were bid a fond farewell as they are retiring. The EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AWARD for this school year was also announced by the USD 353 Foundation. Out of approx. 30 nominations, the honor went to WHS Instructor Karla Defore! Congratulations Mrs. Defore!! Karla has taught in the district since 2006!
The Kansas State Department of Education Commissioner, Randy Watson, accompanied by District #10 State BOE member Jim McNiece who also is presently serving as Chairman of the State Board of Education, visited Wellington and the Wellington School District on Friday. At WHS, Mr. Watson and Mr. McNiece ate lunch with students, exchanging ideas, answering questions, etc.
The District-Wide Enrollment at WHS has concluded. Patrons may continue to enroll at your child's respective school.
TUESDAY, AUG. 8TH
9AM-1PM / 5PM-8PM
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 9TH
All schools enroll at Wellington High School
Casino Reward Cards can be picked up either day.