Editorial | Gay-Straight Alliance club aims to create accepting environment for all

The addition of a Gay-Straight Alliance Club at WHS is long overdue. At the most recent board meeting, USD 329 approved the founding of a Gay-Straight Alliance club. Officially, the board approved the consent agenda which included the item “Per BOE policy & Federal law grant equal access to a non-school sponsored Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) club.” There was no controversy in the discussion for the establishment of this club, and there really shouldn’t be.

Throwback Thursday: 2007 FCCLA

Today on Throwback Thursday we jump to 2007 to take a look at the Future Business Leaders of America club. The club had eleven members qualify for State, where three placed second in the Current Events Relay team event. This year, thirteen FBLA members competed at District Competition and twelve qualified for the State Competition... Continue Reading →

FBLA competes at District Conference

Eleven Future Business Leaders of America members travelled to Herington High School Monday to compete at the Kansas FBLA District III Conference.

These members competed in a wide variety of events that included speaking presentations, testing sessions and performances.

Delfelder speaks at NHS induction: ‘The hardest thing to learn is to listen’

“Be bold, be tolerant, listen, travel, stay focused, do something nice for someone else and be kind,” Former WHS English teacher Laura Delfelder said. 

Delfelder returned to WHS Tuesday night to address the National Honor Society inductees.

At the beginning of the year, during the early planning of the NHS ceremony, the officers gathered together to discuss who they wanted to be the keynote speaker. After little discussion the group decided to invite their former english teacher and NHS adviser, Laura Delfelder. Delfelder happily accepted the request and started creating her speech. 

Born to Run

First grade student Briggs Ibarra runs at Alma Elementary School during running club. The club runs inside when the weather is too cold. Running club is one of three clubs started at AES this year. Photo by Emma Alderman. Running club encourages active lifestyle The track became filled with elementary children and teachers on January... Continue Reading →

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