2017 D.A.R.E. Graduation For 5TH Graders Held at WHS

D.A.R.E. Role ModelsThe 2017 D.A.R.E. Graduation Ceremony for area 5th graders was held Wednesday evening at WHS. SRO and D.A.R.E. facilitator Jim Yunker of the Wellington Police Department MC'd the event which includes recognition of the program, the participants and more. Awards are presented to the students for various achievements associated with the D.A.R.E.


Kennedy VolleyballThe KENNEDY COMMONS was rockin' Friday afternoon - it was the students vs the staff in volleyball and IT WAS LOUD!! :) Numerous "student" squads challenged the STAFF, an overall tally was not kept. Lots of smiles, lots of fun - great way to head into the weekend after a hard week of studies! GO CARDINALS!!

Kennedy Principal Gets "PIED" For A Good Cause!

MAPS TESTING REWARD - PIE!A couple dozen Kennedy Cardinals were rewarded in a big way Friday for improving their scores recently during MAPS TESTING! Principal Stephanie Smith, donned in plastic head and body gear, withstood pie after pie after pie to the face as smiles and laughter filled the school just prior to dismissal for the weekend. Kudos to Mrs.

Kennedy Students Enjoy SPECIAL ART With Special Guest!

ART @ KENNEDYAs part of American Education Week, Mrs. Wilmoth's and Ms. Edwards' 4th grade students at Kennedy on Thursday enjoyed a special "hands-on" ART PROJECT with WRC's Marcine Goodrum. More activities planned for today as USD 353 continues it's celebration of AMERICAN EDUCATION WEEK!

Wellington 4th/5th Graders Attend Symphony & More!

Some of Wellington's Fourth & Fifth graders attended the Wichita Symphony's Young People's Concert on Thursday. It was "Gershwin's Magic Key." Afterwards the group had an interesting visit to the Sedgwick County Historical Museum in honor of Kansas Day! A wonderful time was had by all! (photos courtesy of Pamela Thompson and Linda Ballard who are the K-5 Vocal Music teachers!)


D.A.R.E. Graduation Held @ WHS - Jan. 2016

D.A.R.E. GRADUATIONWellington's 5th graders are now official D.A.R.E. GRADUATES after a ceremony Tuesday evening at WHS. WPD Officer Jim Yunker, the school district SRO leads up the D.A.R.E. classroom training for the students here in USD 353. S.A.D.D. members from WHS assisted Officer Yunker with the program.

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KENNEDY CHRISTMAS PROGRAM The WHS Auditorium was full of Christmas Song Monday evening as Kennedy's 3rd and 4th grade classes performed their "CHRISTMAS PROGRAM" under the musical direction of Linda Ballard. A great selection of numbers, all performed wonderfully as family and friends watched on. Awesome Job Cardinals!!

KENNEDY 5TH GRADE Music Programs & Promotion

kennedy elementary music programThe Kennedy 5th Grade Band under the direction of Kaleb Todd and the 5th Grade Vocal Music group under the direction of Linda Ballard performed @ Kennedy Monday evening in front of a crowd of family and friends. The 5th Grade Promotion Ceremony followed. In just 2 short weeks, this group of Cardinals will engage their wings, fly on and become KNIGHTS!

Kennedy Launches Balloons In Memory Of Long-Time Para - Oct. 2014

wms-football-campFamily/Friends of Tammy Putter and Kennedy students/staff honored the memory of the Kennedy PARA for nearly the past 20 years, Tammy Putter, on Friday with a BALLOON RELEASE. Over 300 balloons were sent heaven bound just prior to school dismissing for the day. Tammy recently passed away - her loss as evidenced by this event, was felt by many. Rest in peace.


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