District News

Booster Club Button Order Form (link) due December 1st.

Chargers for Charity
November 27th at 6 pm
Wabaunsee High School Basketball scrimmages girls followed by boys
Admission: 1 non-perishable food items
All proceeds go to the Community Health Ministry

Elementary Charger Family Service Project
For the December 15th combined Elementary Charger Family Gathering, we will be making Fleece Tie Blankets for the residents at the Alma Manor.  Our goal is to make around 50 blankets.  We are asking parents, staff, and community members to consider donating 3 yards of 60 inch fleece or a monetary donation.  We are asking that donations be sent to Maple Hill Elementary anytime between now and November 27th.  Thank you in advance for your support!

Position Open
The School Board Clerk position has an immediate opening. If interested contact Brad Starnes at bstarnes@usd329.com or call the district office. 

The 12 Days of Giving @ AES!!!

Alma Elementary School will be gathering items for the Santa Express again this year. Throughout the month of December we will be asking for a specific kind of item be brought. Each day the whole school will gather in the lunchroom around the Christmas tree to sing Christmas carols.
Read more and to see items to bring...

Jeanette Loughary as she retires following 26 years of service to Wabausee USD 329 on 
Monday, November 13, 2017 from 6-7 pm at the District Office. Refreshments will be served.

The Leader in Me Measurable Surveys

Parent Measurable Survey Link

Student Measurable Survey Link

Dear Parents/Guardians, Our school is implementing a whole-school transformational process called The Leader in Me, which teaches 21st century leadership and life skills to students and creates a culture of student empowerment based on the idea that every child can be a leader. Starting September 5th our school will be conducting surveys to learn more about key areas of strength and areas of needed growth in our school. 
Read the letter from Superintendent Starnes... 

The Leader in Me on KSNT
The KSNT website has our TV report up:

The purpose in implementing The Leader in Me and overlying theme presented excellently by Bobbi and Jan is to help our students become responsible for themselves and their destinies.  Our mission/job in this endeavor is to help them by facilitating/providing them the “tools” to become effective/successful people.

KSHSAA Activities Journal October PDF
The Cross Country girls made the front page!

Status of Daycare
At the regularly scheduled September 11th Board of Education meeting, the BOE approved 6-0 to accept the lease proposal as submitted by Adventure Time-Shannon Thowe starting October 1st taking over the USD 329 Daycare. Read more...

Chain of Command
Expectations become Reality
The BOE unanimously approved the following guide to help in recognizing who’s responsible and accountable to whom.  Read more...

Collaborative Starts - 2017-18 School Year
Starting September 13th every Wednesday from 8-8:45 our schools will be implementing Collaborative Starts. Read more...

Senior Banners vs Senior Posters
Frequently Asked Questions

Annual Weight Room Fee
At the regularly scheduled August 14th, 2017 Board of Education meeting, the BOE approved an annual $30 weight room usage fee. Read more...

Report Card Access
Parents-access to district/state report cards and our students progress towards meeting state academic achievement standards may be found at:  http://ksreportcard.ksde.org/home.aspx?org_no=D0329&rptType=2

Board of Education meetings are the second Monday of each month at 7:00 pm. All meetings are held at the District Office except October's meeting is held at the MHES library and March's meeting is held in PJH library.

Event Calendar

WHS Charger Newspaper - Latest Issue posted weekly

"Friends of the PTO"
Become a member of the Alma Elementary School "Friends of the PTO" by filling out a form PDF

Wabaunsee High School 2018 Yearbook 
Order Form or Online.

Senior Spotlight for Prom and Graduation
This is for Class of 2018 graduates. Parents can send in pictures and a brief message to be shown in a video at prom and graduation. The deadline is January 15, 2018. The FORM explains what pictures are needed.

Senior Portrait Criteria and Deadline
Senior portraits (digital preferred) for the yearbook are due December 1, 2017.
Alumni panel portraits are due in hard copy form February 1, 2018. Each senior picture should be - waste up shot - wallet size of approx 2.5" wide x 3.5" tall. We will not put any pictures in that are on/near railroad tracks because it is considered an illegal action. Also hats should not be on in pictures. 

Transforming USD 329 Wabaunsee Schools
We invite you to be part of something transformational at USD 329 Wabaunsee Schools. READ MORE....

As required by K.S.A. 72-8254 the following are posted for the public:

KSHSAA Guidelines

These guidelines are from the KSHSAA web site. It clarifies some common misunderstandings and answers questions that parents, coaches, or students may have with regard to off season programs/outside competition during the school year. These are applicable to both High School and Junior High. 

Art News
Transfer Course List
The Board of Regents has released the latest list of courses guaranteed to transfer between our Kansas public universities and colleges. See LINK to view.

Jason Flatt Youth Suicide Awareness Act
Under the Jason Flatt Youth Suicide Awareness Act, all USD 329 staff have undergone suicide awareness and prevention training. The training materials provided under this programming are available by clicking on this link.

Reclassification Proposal Voting Results from KSHSAA

List of First Time Wabaunsee Accomplishments 2016-17

First time we’ve ever had a state FCCLA officer-Lizzie Erikson 1st Vice President
WHS First girls state XC state trophy-Team 3rd