The USD 329 BOE gathered Monday to narrow the remaining options for a bond proposal. The remaining options include a K-12 in Alma, renovations to the existing buildings or a K-6 in Paxico and 7-12 in Alma. The board will vote Monday on which to propose to the community for a vote in April. Here are some of the highlights of discussion from the special meeting.
For a lot of students, part of the high school experience is working hard for a few extra dollars. The 1998 Charger Yearbook, "Sign of the Times," featured several student jobs.
Jess Rutledge’s senior classes aren’t just studying government, they have been attempting to do some governing of their own. For the last few years, Rutledge has given seniors the opportunity to propose and debate bills of their own in an effort to improve the school. Rutledge said “I wanted them to learn what the legislative process was like; all the arguments and compromises that are made.”
The WHS band and choir are tuning up for their 2019 Winter Concert tonight, featuring holiday classics and some melodious newcomers. The band will perform a french carol called “Echoes de Noel,” “Cartoon Christmas” and “I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas.” The band will also play “The Nightmare Before Christmas,” trombone player senior Luke Stuhlsatz’s favorite song of the set. "It's the most upbeat song we're doing," Stuhlsatz said.
The basketball page in "Welcome to the Jungle," the 1991 Charger yearbook, features two legendary coaches reaching milestones. Girls coach Brenda Holaday reached 100 career wins, while boys coach Steve Murray hit 200. (Current coaches Trevor Keller and Christian Ulsaker are at 2 and 1, respectively, but you can check back in a few years).... Continue Reading →
Coach Jess Rutledge joins Adam Miller, Laurel Barber and Falisha Willier to discuss powerlifting, bathtubs full of hot sauce and college football playoff predictions.
Girls basketball coach Trevor Keller talks to Laurel Barber, Adam Miller and Falisha Willier about the girl's basketball season, his high school glory days and finding a job at Wabaunsee. The team opens the season at Axtell tonight, and competes at home Tuesday, Thursday and Friday in the Wabaunsee Invitational.
This week’s Throwback Thursday issue highlights two academic pages from the 1995 WHS yearbook. Each page shows different activities that occurred in each class throughout the year. On the mathematics page, students are working on assignments with the help of their teacher Julie Schnieder. Students get a break from sitting and homework to lift weights... Continue Reading →
Winter sports season heats up this week with basketball at Axtell Friday and Wrestling at Mission Valley Saturday. The Charger spoke to players from each sport for a preview of the season. Junior Eli Mumpower Describe this year’s team. Seven members. We’re fairly new. Only a couple people have experience. I think we have a lot of potential.