FFA made use of a brand new agricultural facility to host this year’s district FFA Competition. Wabaunsee hosted the competition for the first time ever this year at the recently-constructed showroom. Prior to the new construction, Wabaunsee could never hold all the students and livestock. With the help of over 40 volunteers, all 25 schools were able to participate. The students also participated in fundraising to pay for the event and organize food.
Sophomore Victor Buchanan wrestles a Wichita South opponent. Photos by Mayah Mumpower. Above: Sophomore Weston Johnson wrestles an opponent from Baldwin at Council Grove. Johnson finished 2nd with a record of 4-1.Sophomore Cody Berkenmeier wrestles a Wichita South opponent. He placed 3rd with a 2-2 record. Sophomore Weston JohnsonSophomore Victor BuchananSophomore Calvin Mag Wabaunsee wrestles... Continue Reading →
Shiela Hasenkamp-Keehn brought her presentation, “8 minutes” to WHS students Thursday morning. “8 minutes” was a story about Shiela’s son Parker, who went on vacation in Arizona for spring break in 2016. He was drinking with some friends and chugged a bottle of vodka. After losing consciousness, he died for eight minutes.
Some people find art to be therapeutic, now it literally will be for students at WHS. Due to budgetary cuts, USD 329 has decided to hire art teacher Brianna Guinn to take on the duties of retiring counselor Marilyn Workman at the beginning of next school year.
The wrestling season ended Saturday with two state placers. Senior Derek Wallin placed 5th and senior Eli Mumpower placed 6th.
Slideshow: Anatomy students create fake wounds to celebrate Halloween while studying the integumentary system.
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 →