Fuller to teach special education, coach baseball

New WHS special education teacher Lance Fuller is already playing many roles in the district. In addition to teaching, he is the head baseball coach and assistant junior high football coach. Fuller, who grew up in Ottowa, attended Kansas City Kansas Community College for two years, Barton Community College for one year and got his Undergraduate at Fort Hays State University.

Spanish teacher Amer to work as district mental health liaison

After working as the WHS Spanish Teacher for two and a half years, David Amer is adding another role in the district this year.

Amer is now also the district mental health liaison for WHS who works with Crosswinds, an organization focused on giving therapy to those who need it within the school run by the Kansas Department of Education. 

329 Board hires company to promote plans

USD 329 board hired ASA Strategic Funding to help develop and promote a new plan to address facilities issues.  At the April 12 board meeting, ASA Strategic Funding was hired for $12,200 to help promote and develop a new bond. They have worked on over 200 research projects and have a 94 percent success rate. They plan to work with the community to develop a plan that everyone can agree on. 

New counselor excited to join WHS staff

WHS has hired Kevin Sullivan as high school counselor starting next school year. Sullivan attended Kansas State University to get his bachelor and masters degree in school counseling. He is currently the counselor at St. Xavier Catholic School in Junction city and has also worked at several other schools in the area.

Art teacher joins WHS staff

New art teacher Brianna Guinn enjoys gardening and watching TV.

Originally from Tonganoxie, Kansas, Guinn now lives in Silver Lake with her fiancé, three dogs, and cat. She attended Kansas City Kansas Community College, Johnson County Community College, and Kansas University. After completing college she began teaching middle and high school art near Salina in the Twin Valley school district.

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