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9th Street Nearly 50% Complete!

Received the following information from Jamie Cornejo, City of Wellington, who is overseeing the repaving of 9th street between the football field and Woodlawn. Jamie reports that Kansas Pavers is the Contractor for the project and right now.. the project is about 45 % completed.

All curb/guttering and intersections have been completed. Contractor will not be working on the main line (9th street itself), from ball fields to Woodlawn this week. Approx. 8-900 square yards to pour.

Large Crowd Enjoys WMS/WHS Band Concert!

The Knight and Crusader Concert Bands performed Tuesday evening at WHS, before a large crowd on parents and friends. Both bands, under the direction of Mr. David Brody, performed a variety of numbers.

6th Grade Knights
La Bamba and Those Terrific Trumpets

7th/8th Grade Knights
New South Wales Marh and Nocturnal Dances

Crusaders
Le Sabre Concert March
Music of the Night 
West Side Story
Bonds of Unity

Top State Honors for WHS Freshman Jael Catlett!

The Kansas Business Hall of Fame held an Essay Contest recently, receiving 92 entries from 10 Kansas high schools, almost double from last year's entries. A representative from KBHF paid a surprise visit Wednesday to Mrs. Elizabeth Vaughn's class where Freshman Jael Catlett was presented with a certificate for being 1 of the top 3 winners in the State! Jael, along with Jordin MacKenzie, a freshman at Blue Valley North, and Melvin Le, a sophomore from Liberal, took the top spots in the contest!

CTE - America's Future Workforce / Showcase @ WHS April 24th!

Wednesday, April 24th from 6:00PM to 8:00PM, everyone is invited to the Ninth Annual Career and Technical Education Showcase at Wellington High School. It's an after-school event to view the work of students in CTE classes.

We are celebrating the accomplishments of CTE students. We would like for you to celebrate with us! Here is a list of some of the work/activities being showcased:

* construction

* welding

* horticulture

Adam Hatfield Named New USD 353 Superintendent

PRESS RELEASE 03.18.19
USD 353 Board of Education

USD 353 NAMES NEW SUPERINTENDENT

The USD 353 Board of Education has announced the selection of Adam Hatfield as the new superintendent. Hatfield will begin his new leadership role with USD 353 Wellington on July 1, 2019, after the retirement of current superintendent, Dr. Mark Whitener, at the end of the 2018-19 school year.