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Wetmore’s Winter Concert starts holiday season

This slideshow requires JavaScript. Wetmore High School and Middle School students presented a winter concert on Monday, Dec. 1, with both seasonal and contemporary songs. The concert, under the direction of Seth Stiers, began with the middle school band playing “Welcome to Jurassic Park,” “New World Overture” and “Good King Wenceslas.” The high school band followed with “Simple Gifts,” “Circle of Life” and “Christmas Trilogy.” Next was the middle school... Read More

Wetmore students have fun with Legally Blonde, Jr.

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Wetmore High School to participate in Kansas Youth Leadership Summit

A team of Wetmore High School students and staff are among more than 160 high school students and adult advisors from 15 counties participating in the 13th annual Kansas Youth Leadership Summit (KYLS) held Aug. 3 through 5 at Rock Springs 4-H Center in Junction City. KYLS is hosted by Kansas Family Partnership (KFP) and sponsored by the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT). The program focuses on reducing underage alcohol and drug use and encouraging safety belt use and... Read More

Kyle Shumaker, Shelby Hopkins are named King and Queen of Courts

Kyle Shumaker and Shelby Hopkins are crowned as Wetmore High School’s King and Queen of Courts on Tuesday, February 18, during the halftime of the Cardinals’ varsity boys’ basketball game against Blue Valley. The crown bearers are Wetmore kindergartners Evan Ramirez and Belle Smith. Photo courtesy of Janelle Boden  Read More

Wetmore Academic Center celebrates the season with music

Wetmore Elementary School fifth-grade students performs “Jingle Bell Rock.” Photo courtesy of Linda Boyd Wetmore Academic Center finished up the semester with their winter concerts.  The high school/middle school band and choir concert was held Monday, Dec. 16, starting at 7 p.m. A total of 16 numbers were performed. The Wetmore Elementary School first- and second-grade students sing “Up on the Housetop.” Photo courtesy of Linda Boyd The middle school band played “Away... Read More

Wetmore KAY club hosts Veterans Day ceremony

Wetmore Academic Center music teacher Seth Stiers conducts the kindergarten class as they sing “America The Beautiful.” Photo courtesy of Linda Boyd Wetmore High School’s KAY club honored veterans on Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11, with a ceremony in the Wetmore Academic Center gym. Singing the National Anthem are Wetmore High School students (L-R) Keri Pfrang, Antonio Vinson and Corinne Haverkamp. Photo courtesy of Linda Boyd The ceremony began with the Posting of Colors... Read More

Wetmore Academic Center welcomes new teachers

Staci Honas tackles new classes, middle school scholars bowl Stacy Honas Staci Honas has been hired on to the Wetmore Academic Center staff. She is teaching sixth-grade math and science, seventh-grade math, and fifth-grade math, science and social studies. She also will sponsor the junior high scholars bowl team. Honas grew up in northern Jackson County around the Netawaka area. She graduated from Jackson Heights in 2002 and attended Emporia State University. Honas then transferred... Read More

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