WHS welcomes 3 new students

Three WHS students entered USD 329 at the beginning of the year. Wabaunsee High School’s total enrollment is only slightly lower this year with 134 students, as opposed to last year’s 135. Four students began the year enrolled in online learning, and others will do it on a temporary basis due to quarantines.

Throwback Thursday: 2001 Cross Country

As the WHS cross country team prepares to compete this afternoon at home, we look back on some photos from the 2001 Charger yearbook. The junior high races begin at 4 p.m., followed by high school races. Come watch the runners on the course just east of the WHS football field.

Football looks to continue success after 1st victory

Charger football is off to a 1-1 start behind several standout performances. The team hopes to build on its success as it heads to Troy Friday night.

The team got its first victory Friday night, winning 20-14 over Uniontown. Junior Quarterback Cade Oliver threw for 119 yards and ran for eight yards and a touchdown. Senior running back Derek Wallin and junior running back Aiden Boeckman both scored rushing touchdowns. Senior Tyler Lohmeyer led the team in receiving yards with 50 yards and junior Brayden Meseke had an interception. 

Fall sports adapt to COVID-19 restrictions

At the start of the school year Mid-East League athletic directors and administrators met to establish changes for athletic events to avoid risks associated with COVID-19. While some changes will affect fans, the actual participants in most activities will only experience small changes.

Throwback Thursday: Homecoming ’76

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we’re looking back at Homecoming 1975, year 2 of Wabaunsee High School. 

Current WJH principal Steve Oliver was crowned Homecoming king and Diana Coon Homecoming Queen. 

Homecoming 2020 crowning is tomorrow night at 6:30 before the Football game against Uniontown. The pep rally at 2 p.m. will be streamed on the USD 329 Youtube channel.

Editorial: Homecoming traditions worth effort to modify

Homecoming is going to take on a new Covid-proof look next week as the Chargers prepare to take on the Uniontown Eagles.

Students and staff enacted numerous changes in an attempt to make homecoming fun, but there were some disappointing decisions made. Student Council representatives met with principal Jan Hutley and discussed options for continuing with the traditional homecoming activities safely, although a few are still being prohibited.

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