If the 2019 volleyball team qualifies for state this weekend it will seem routine. In 2011 it was a new feeling. In October 2011 the team extended first-year head coach Tracy Capoun's season by defeating Burlingame in the sub-state championship. It was the team's first trip to state in 18 years. Since 2011, the team has qualified for state 5 times.
WHS added three new elective classes to this year’s schedule, Earth and Space Science, Business Law and Intro to Computer Science.
Maddie Alderman “Going to the University of Texas at Dallas, majoring in mathematics and statistics.” Luke Barber “Go to Hays for applied technology.” Jarett Bolinder “School or something.” Austen Bonnette “Going to Highland for EMT next spring.” Connor Brown “Helping parents move to Oklahoma City then coming back and attending either K-State or Washburn.” Logan... Continue Reading →
Issues regarding the loss of electives due to schedule change led the school board to vote in favor of 21-period school days for the 2019-2020 school year. Recently, WHS made the announcement to switch from an 8-hour block schedule to a 7-hour standard schedule for the next school year. After further research, the school board... Continue Reading →
Eight WHS journalism students placed in 11 events at the Kansas Scholastic Press Association regional contest February 28. In the writing contests, students are given quotes and information and must write a story in 90 minutes. The copy editing contest included a short test and a story to comment on. Sophomore Emma Frey placed first... Continue Reading →
WHS students are working to raise funds for the weight room. Students are taking part in a lift-a-thon March 22 to raise money for the weight room. Students asked community and family members to sponsor or donate money for the cause. Weights teacher Garrett Eck is leading the attempt to keep the weight room up... Continue Reading →
Miriam Barton has been hired to fill the Wabaunsee High School English teacher position. Starting in the fall of 2019, Barton will teach English II, English IV, and College Comp. Barton is originally from the Texas Gulf Coast region, but has been in Kansas for several years. She has been married nearly 16 years and... Continue Reading →
Senior Abby Oliver goes to the basket during the 3rd place game against Trego Community High School. Oliver was named All MEL 1st Team, Capital Journal 2A All-State 1st Team, Sports in KS 2A All-Tournament Team and Sports in KS 2A Player of the Year. Photo by Sarah Vanstory. The girls basketball team ended the season... Continue Reading →
Students vote for candidates Thursday morning in Cassell's room. Someone placed posters campaigning for senior Maddie Alderman outside the building. Winter Royalty WHS announced the Winter Royalty candidates Thursday afternoon. Queen candidates are seniors Maddie Alderman, Alyssa Lohmeyer, Kassidi Huff and Kylie Evans. King candidates are Luke Barber, Connor Brown, Tanner Imthurn and Austin Magette.... Continue Reading →
Alma Elementary students paraded through the WHS hallways Wednesday afternoon to show off their Halloween costumes. After the high school, the students paraded through the Alma Manor. Photos by Jayna Keller, Kaelyn Conrad and Kara Hafenstine. Check out a video of the parade: Alma Grade School Halloween Parade