The USD 329 board made several staffing changes at Monday's meeting, approved a religious education program, discussed bond options and addressed sixth grade participation in athletics.
Last week, incoming freshmen toured WHS in preparation for entering high school. We asked them a few questions about their junior high experience.
At the November 18th board meeting, the USD 329 school board will consider a bond issue that will have a major impact on the district.
“It's been a long, thought out process that started with BOE discussions regarding aging facilities that were taking a lot of budget money,” superintendent Brad Starnes said. “It was hard to budget for and we didn't have the budget money to solve the problem.”
250 rushing yards in an entire season would be impressive for our typically struggling football team.
Eighth grade running back Miguel Hernandez hit that mark in the first half of the opening game against St. Marys.
The football team is off to a promising start, with a current record of 4-2 and a combined total of 176 points in 6 games.
“This season has been great,” eighth grader Zach Frank said. “It feels like a completely different team. The leadership and team chemistry are definitely a lot better than last year.”
In honor of tonight's 8th grade promotion ceremony, the Charger has some advice for students as they enter high school. Entering high school can be intimidating. While some are concerned with changing social aspects, others are looking towards college and academics. Luckily for you, we’ve been there and done that, hopefully we can help make... Continue Reading →