According to the founders of Yellow Ribbon, even at Wabaunsee High School, students are at risk of committing suicide. The Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program is an international program dedicated to preventing suicide by making information accessible to anyone and removing barriers for people seeking help.
This week’s Throwback Thursday issue is from the 2001-2002 WHS yearbook. For the sports divider page, the yearbook class decided to focus on sports and activities that students participated in outside of school. Pictured, with his truck on the far right is Ben Berroth, who passed away September 9. The caption reads "Ben Berroth likes... Continue Reading →
The Cross Country team opened its season Saturday at Marysville. Five runners finished in the top 20. Rebekah Stuhlsatz, Kydnal Maike, Jenna Donaldson, Luke Stuhlsatz and Alex Warner all medalled in the top 20.
After e-cigarette use became a widespread issue last year, which seemed to catch administrators, teachers and parents off guard, WHS worked to combat it by educating students about risks and clarifying the tobacco policy in the student handbook to include e-cigarettes. Possessing any type of electronic cigarette device is illegal on school grounds. The policy for use or possession of any tobacco or simulated tobacco (E-cigarette) product, as stated in the WHS handbook, for the first offense is one to three days of out-of-school suspension, contingent upon situation.
The cheerleaders this year sold shakers and cup cakes with poker chips in them for their money making projects. They also sold helium filled balloons at one of the football games and they made banana splits for all of the football players. During the summer they attended a cheerleading camp in Emporia. The Pom Pon... Continue Reading →
Starting school with a bunch of unfamiliar faces can be intimidating. Getting to know the new staff members might help relieve some of the nerves that come with starting the school year.
WHS added three new elective classes to this year’s schedule, Earth and Space Science, Business Law and Intro to Computer Science.
Wabaunsee football won’t get a chance to test itself before it’s first game. The football jamboree between Wabaunsee, St. Marys and Lyndon, originally set to take place at Lyndon tonight, has been canceled. “Lyndon’s field was flooded and Lyndon did not want to travel despite both St. Marys and us making preparations to get our fields ready,” athletic director Jeron Weishaar said.