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It is Time to Enroll in School!!!!!

Enrollment packets for 2014-2015 school year have been mailed to parents.  Parents will be able to complete the enrollment process on-line through PowerSchool or by clicking the link below. Included in the enrollment packet is a letter with instructions on completing the on-line enrollment along with the log-in and password information necessary to log into PowerSchool, free/reduced lunch application, student health history form, student health history form, student fee sheet and other school information.

If you complete the free/reduced lunch application, it is very important that you complete and sign the waiver form that is attached the free/reduced lunch application. Completing the waiver allows the student(s) curriculum/textbook rental fees and activity fees to be totally or partially waived. (Without the signed waiver, student curriculum/textbook rental and activity fees will NOT be waived.)

Parents are asked to complete the online enrollment and return the student health history form, free/reduced lunch application and waiver, and student fee sheet with their payment to: USD 465, 1407 Wheat Road, Winfield, KS 67156. All enrollment and fee payments are due by Thursday, August 7th. Parents may also pay fees online by clicking the link below.

New students to the district and those wishing assistance with enrollment may enroll at Winfield High School on THURSDAY, AUGUST 7th, from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

All enrollment and fees are due Thursday, August 7th.

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Preschool???

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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PAFT Offers Info for Parents

Your child is born to learn!

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For information about education in the State of Kansas, click on the following link to the Kansas State Department of Education:

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Purchase WHS 2013-14 Yearbook

Go to the following link to purchase a 2013-14 Winfield High School yearbook.

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KSDE Released District Report Cards

The Kansas State Department of Education has released the 2012 school report cards. Report cards reflect a school's demographics, student performance on state assessments, and information on AYP (adequate yearly progress). Report cards for Winfield Public Schools are available at the following website.

http://online.ksde.org/rcard/

USD 465 Budget & Financial Information

If you would like information about USD 465's budget, please click on the following link:

2013-14 Form 150

2013-14 Budget at a Glance


 

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.

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MP900442373-1.JPGJuly 22, 2014 - Online Enrollment Packets Mailed to Parents

August 7, 2014 - Enrollment - Winfield High School, 10 a.m. - 7p.m. (All enrollment due)

August 13, 2014 - New Teachers First Day

August 18, 2014 - All Staff First Day Back

August 20, 2014 - First 1/2 Day for 7th and 9th Grades

August 20 & 21, 2014 - Kindergarten-6th Grade - Parent/Teacher Compact Conferences

August 21, 2014 - First Full Day 7th-12th Grades

August 22, 2014 - First Full Day of School Grades Kindergarten-6th Grade

August 25, 2014 - First Day of School Pre-Kindergarten

2014-2015 School Calendar                              2014-2015 Elementary Supply List                    Food Service Price Increase Explanation

2014-2015 WIS Supply List

Join Us for Free Meals this Summer

USD 465 Food Service will be providing free meals to children up to 18 years of age.  Two new sites have been added and breakfast will also be an option at two of the sites.  (* Indicates new site)

* Winfield Middle School (WHS Lunch Room), 130 Viking Blvd., June 9-July 3, 2014 -- Breakfast 8 am-8:45 am, Lunch 11:00 am-12:00 pm

* Irving Elementary School, 311 Harter Street, June 2-July 10, 2014 -- Breakfast 8:00-8:15 am, Lunch 11:00 am-12:00 pm

  Winfield Intermediate School, 400 East 9th, June 2-July 31, 2014 -- Lunch Only 11:30 am-12:45 pm

  William Medley Administration Center - (Upper Level) Coop Building, 1407 Wheat Road, June 2-July 31, 2014 -- Lunch Only 11:15 am-12:30 pm

Parents are always welcome to eat with their child(ren).  Cost for an adult breakfast is $2.00 and adult lunch is $3.50.

June Menu

July Menu

Winfield FFA Competes in State Career Development Events

Winfield FFA competed in eight state CDE events on the campus of Kansas State University in Manhattan, KS.  CDE's help students build general knowledge of agriculture and career opportunities in agriculture.  Results of the CDE's were . . .

5th place in Nursery/Landscape

29th place - Horse

2nd place - Dairy Cattle

9th - Poultry

11th - Meats

24th - Milk Quality

20th - Food Science

10th - Livestock

Individuals placing in the top twenty were . . .

Deidra Shiever - 11th in Horse

Natacha Namphingsone - 13th in Landscape/Design

Rebekah Branch - 19th in Landscape/Design

Shea Carver - 6th in Dairy Cattle

Chad Reed - 1st in Dairy Cattle

Mia Pentz - 14th in Dairy

Chad Reed - 3rd in Poultry

 

Staff Activities for the End of the 2013-14 School Year

The staff is invited to attend the All-Staff Breakfast on Wednesday, May 21, beginning at 7:30 a.m. in the Winfield High School Lunch Room.  The administrators and Board of Education members will be serving breakfast to the staff.  Immediately following the breakfast at approximately 8:45 a.m. will be the All Staff Honors and Awards Assembly in the WHS lunch room. Please come and congratulate those retiring:

  • Paige Cowdrey
  • Marlene Hall
  • Philip Ragan
  • Marilyn Taylor
  • Patricia White
  • Kathy Wohlgemuth

The following staff members will be recognized for their accomplishments along with those receiving their years of service pins for 5, 10, 15  . . . to Winfield Public Schools:

  • Master Teacher - Lynne Gubichuk
  • Outstanding Staff Member - Kim Mercer
  • Rookie Teacher of the Year - Marisa Steiner
  • Secondary KS Teacher of the Year Nominee - Amanda Porter
  • Elementary KS Teacher of the Year Nominee - Lisa Holt
  • Clerical Staff Member of the Year - Debra Stiffler
  • Custodian of the Year - Terry Stoddard
  • Food Service Staff Member of the Year - Marcia Trillo
  • Maintenance Staff Member of the Year - Thane Bailey
  • Para Educator of the Year - Julie Cartagena
  • Tech Staff Member of the Year - Aaron Armstrong
  • Transportation Staff Member of the Year - Crystal Winegarner
  • Substitute Teacher of the Year - Cheryl Shelton

WMS Mathletes Sweep League

WMS students outscored their competitors at the 2014 Pioneer Division III Math Relays in Clearwater.  The contest consisted of two 45 minute tests. Points were awarded for correct answers in computation and problem solving.

The 7th grade team composed of McKenna Bergmann, Garrett Bogle, Jordan Drouhard, Josh Massey and Logan Satterfield scored 336 points against Circle (319) and Wellington (301) students to place 1st in their grade level.  Logan Satterfield was awarded the top 7th grade participant. 

The WMS 8th grade team composed of Garrett Martin, Shelley Morin, Sam Ross, Matthew Thomas and Riley Ziegler scored 345 points to out pace Mulvane (311) and Wellington (295).   

HOSA Wins State Honors

The Winfield Health Occupations Student Association (HOSA) club at the high school recently participated in their state conference.  This year they left the conference with many honors.

  • Parliamentary Procedure - State Champions - Crystal Ankrom, Steven Deere, Steven Durham, Grady Priest, Hunter Rush
  • Interviewing Skills - State Champion - Steven Durham
  • Speaking Skills - State Champion - Connor Fields
  • CPR/First Aid - State Champions - Montana Mansfield, Kirsten Williams
  • Dental Science - State Champion - Patrick Sawyer
  • Sports Medicine - State Champion - Lane Smith
  • Medical Math - State Champion - Kirsten Williams
  • Extemporaneous Writing - 2nd Place - Ashley Corle
  • HOSA Bowl - 2nd Place - Lauren Turner, Nick Lockyear, Emily Sarnacki, Adler Darst
  • Prepared Speaking - 2nd Place - Nick Lockyear
  • Knowledge Test-Transcultural Health Care - 2nd Place - Montana Mansfield
  • Knowledge Test - Pathophysiology - 2nd Place - Mallory Moberly
  • Health Education - 3rd Place - Kayleigh Finney, Miranda Otte, Patrick Sawyer
  • Nursing Assisting - 3rd Place - Mallory Moberly
  • Knowledge Test-Nutrition - 3rd Place - Emily Sarnacki

Congratulations - Trevor Smith State 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!

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!

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

WNMH HOSA MonthWinfield 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.jpgTorey 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! 

USD 465 - Winfield Public Schools is an Equal Employment/Educational Opportunity Agency

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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