Congratulations to Trevor Smith State 4A Class 132 Wrestling Champion!
Trevor Smith, Winfield High School Sophomore, won the Kansas State 4A Class 132 Wrestling Championship on Saturday, March 1st at the Bicentennial Center in Salina. He wrestled in the Winfield regional championships on February 22nd and won his classification to qualify for the state tournament.
Payton Smith, WHS Sophomore, placed third in the Winfield regional wrestling championships and was a participant in the State 4A Wrestling Tournament.
We are proud of our Vikings!
Vikings on Broadway 2014 is here!
The 10th Anniversary of this annual community favorite promises lots of great entertainment. VOB is scheduled for Thursday, March 13 at 7:30 pm, Friday, March 14 at 7:30 pm, and Saturday, March 15 at 2 pm and 7:30 pm. Once again, the WHS Choir Booster Club will be holding a fundraiser by offering “reserved seating” for $10 a ticket. Tickets for general admission seating will be available one hour prior to each performance. General Admission tickets will NOT have seat numbers on them this year. It will be first come/first serve. To order your “reserved ticket” please call 620-705-5231 or e-mail email@example.com. This year an "upgrade" to a VIP status is available. VIPs will receive dinner provided by Katherine's in the WMS Cafeteria, in addition to their reserved seat. VIP tickets are available all three evenings. They are priced at $25 per ticket. VIP tickets are available by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
USD 465 Foundation Scholarships
WHS seniors and graduates are encouraged to apply for a USD 465 Foundation scholarship.
Information about the scholarship(s) and application forms can be found by clicking on the following link. Please complete a separate application form for each scholarship. Applications are due April 15, 2014.
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KSDE Released District Report Cards
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The first step to enrollment in USD 465 preschool is to participate in a screening. Children must be three years old before the date of the screening.
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Resources to combat underage drinking
Anyone interested in helping prevent underage drinking may want to check out the MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) website called The Power of Parents. There are articles of interest to parents and others concerned about this risky behavior.
PAFT Offers Info for Parents
Your child is born to learn!
That's true even before your baby is born. USD 465's Parents As First Teachers program offers a wealth of resources to parents from pregnancy through their child's third ...more
Congratulations - WHS State Swimmers
Chaz Minkler, Jay Buffum, Jesse Hollingsworth and Corbin Hollingsworth participated in the 200 medley relay and 400 free-style relay at the state swimming meet February 21st and 22nd. Jesse Hollingsworth placed 7th in the 200 individual medley, 6th in the 100 backstroke, and earned 2nd Team All-State Honors. Jay Buffum placed 8th in the 500 freestyle plus competed in the 200 free. Corbin Hollingsworth also participated in the 200 IM and 100 backstroke. The Winfield High School team placed 15th overall among 1A-5A schools. We are proud of our Viking swimmers!
WHS Ag Students Learning Plasma Cutter Skills
WHS Agriscience teacher, Greg Carver, demonstrates to his students Clayton Lauppe, Shea Carver, and Dayne McNutt how to import their design onto the Torchmate program for the CNC plasma cutter. WHS was awarded a grant for a Lincoln Torchmate 4'x4' computer numerical control (CNC) plasma table. The Welding II class and the Ag Business class are working together to learn how to design and produce personalized signs and wall art. Students are starting their own business, Big Blue Metalworks Co., so they can sell items created on the CNC plasma table.
The Kansas State Board of Education has created a series of postcards exclaiming positive information about our public schools. Below is the 5th card celebrating "Great Things are Happening in Kansas!". The focus this week is on the great things happening in Career and Technical Education.
CTE Construction Class at the High School
Tyson Snively and Dayne McNutt, juniors at WHS practice carpentry skills learned during a construction course. These storage sheds are sold to the public when finished.
Lowell Teacher Receives Horizon Award
Elizabeth Wall, 1st grade teacher at Lowell Elementary, was notified by Dr. Diane DeBacker, Kansas Commissioner of Education that she is one of 32 new Kansas teachers selected to receive the Kansas Cable Telecommunications Horizon Award.
The Kansas Cable Telecommunications Horizon Award program is sponsored by the Kansas State Department of Education and the Kansas Cable Telecommunications Association. The award identifies and recognizes representatives of excellent teaching in the elementary and secondary classrooms of the state. The mission of the program is to recognize exemplary first-year teachers who perform in a way that distinguishes them as outstanding.
Congratulations, Elizabeth Wall. We are proud of you!
William Newton Hospital HOSA Healthcare Site of the Month
Winfield High School Health Science Career students have selected William Newton Hospital as the Health Care Employee Site of the month. The hospital has 13 departments and three allied partners that allow high school health career students to "shadow". These departments include: laboratory, rehabilitation services, respiratory, pharmacy, surgery, radiology, emergency, Med/Surg, OB EMS, Cancer Center of Kansas, health information management, audiology, Heart Menders, and recently two physician's - Dr. Todd Peters, pediatrician and Dr. Shah-Haque, internist.
Health career students must complete orientation where they sign contracts to adhere to strict patient confidentiality, maintain professional conduct and appearance. They must follow all guidelines of William Newton Hospital.
Torey Keller Boy's 4A Cross Country Coach of the Year
Torey Keller has been selected the Kansas State 4A Boy's Cross Country Coach of the Year. Torey will be honored at the Kansas Cross country and Track & Field Coaches Association Clinic Luncheon on Saturday, January 11, 2014 in Junction City. This honor follows a successful year for the boy's and girl's cross country teams. The boy's team finished second and the girl's team finished fourth at the state meet. Josh Hanna and Riley Osen placed first and second individually at the state meet. Congratulations, Torey!
Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
A student has been diagnosed with Pertussis (whooping cough). Pertussis is a contagious, respiratory infection that affects the airways and is easily spread from person to person by coughing or ...more
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USD 465 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Assistant Superintendent, 1407 Wheat Rd., Winfield, KS 67156.
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