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Fundraiser scheduled to help WPS employee's fight against cancer

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Doug Worley

Please support Doug Worley by attending Aug. 8 event at Wahoo Eagles Club

Please help us help Doug Worley in his fight against cancer! Doug is a 52-year-old bus driver for Wahoo Public Schools. This past spring, Doug was diagnosed with throat cancer. In the past, Doug has also worked during the summer months with Subbert Irrigation, but due to his illness he has not been able to work since the end of May. As a result, his medical bills are mounting up. We will be hosting a fundraiser for Doug on . . . read more

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NE Library Commission enhances NebraskaAccess with 13 new databases

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Research resources available for free to all Nebraska students/residents

Wahoo Public Schools, in partnership with the Nebraska Library Commission , offers a wealth of online information through NebraskAccess at nebraskaccess.nebraska.gov . As of July 1, 2015, Nebraska residents will have access to a refreshed lineup of 15 databases, including 13 new resources that have been added to expand access . . . read more

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Kaitlin Pace selected for competitive 2015 STARTALK Academy

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WHS freshman Kaitlin Pace has been selected to enroll in the 2015 STARTALK Academy, a 14-day Chinese study on the Campus of the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. Pace is one of only 25 students chosen from over 100 state-wide applications!

WHS freshman will spend two weeks this summer on UNL campus studying Chinese language & culture

The accomplishments of Wahoo High School students this year have been numerous, and WHS freshman Kaitlin Pace has added another success to the list. Pace has been awarded a competitive grant to participate in the 2015 STARTALK program, sponsored by the Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education in the College of . . . read more

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2015-2016 Activity Ticket Information

Student & adult tickets now available for purchase

Activity Tickets: Activity tickets are available for the 2015-2016 school year. All middle and high school students that will participate in an activity (this includes sports, choir, band, speech, etc.) must purchase this activity ticket. If your student is only going out for one activity, he/she still needs to purchase an . . .

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Crockett receives Pinnacle's 2015 'Outstanding High School Leader' Award

WHS junior honored for her leadership skills & potential

In describing leadership, American author John C. Maxwell once commented: "A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way." WHS junior Lauren Crockett has been honored for putting those words into practice. Crockett was recently selected as a recipient of the 2015 Outstanding High School Leader Award, . . .

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McIlhaney earns 2015 NE Young Artist Award

WHS junior honored for her impressive artistic talents & achievement

In the world of sketching, there may be no better compliment than "wow, that's a great photograph!" For many who view the works of Wahoo High School junior Elise McIlhaney, that's a common misperception. McIlhaney has recently been named as one of the 18th annual Nebraska Young Artist Award recipients by the . . .

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WHS Economics students run with the bulls in 2014-2015 Stock Market Game

Dobesh & Jones crowned State Champions in both Fall/Spring games (out of 698 NE teams) & Robichaud/Syverson/Schleiger take Spring Runners-Up (out 400 teams)!

Wahoo High School students are bullish on the Stock Market Game ! “Chasing off the bears and running with the bulls” is what WHS junior Jordan Ptacek said the students in Mrs. Shanahan’s Economics classes have been doing for the past 15 weeks.  Four hundred teams from across the state, including 14 teams . . .

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Tyler Timm selected for prestigious 2015 Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute

WHS junior prepares for intensive summer study with American & European peers @ Purdue University & Washington, D.C.!

"Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn." --Benjamin Franklin Wahoo High School students have demonstrated excellence in many areas, and WHS junior Tyler Timm has added another honor to the list of this year's student accomplishments. Timm has been selected to participate in the . . .

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Tyler Ruzicka is Beijing-bound!

WHS senior awarded a highly-competitive Federal NSLI-Y scholarship; prepares for year-long study in China

"谢谢 @ NSLIY for giving me this amazing opportunity . . . It's a dream that I've had for a long time and it's finally coming true!" (4/8/2015 tweet from @TYnamite1) WHS senior Tyler Ruzicka (aka TYnamite1) wants to be a Chinese interpreter at the United Nations , and he received an announcement last week . . .

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WMS/WHS takes 2nd place @ 2015 SDSU Engineering Expo!

23 students compete against 30 NE/SD/MN schools & bring home numerous honors!

Twenty-three students, representing Wahoo Middle School and High School, participated in the 2015 South Dakota State University Engineering Expo on April 24.  An Innovative Teaching Grant from the Wahoo Public Schools Foundation funded the overnight lodging and meals for the students, which extended the opportunity beyond . . .

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Kody Pope heads to Hollywood!

WHS senior accepted into 4-year program @ prestigious American Musical and Dance Academy in Los Angeles

For those who have followed the theatrical performances of WHS senior Kody Pope over the past four years, it's clear that he possesses a real talent, and ability to make people laugh! That talent has also been recognized on the national stage! On April 22, 2015, Pope received some very good news: after a rigorous . . .

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State and District Databases

Resources available to all WPS students; See Mr. Privett for database passwords

WPS students have access to an impressive variety of databases, which they are able to access in or out of school, 24/7, from any device with an Internet connection. Students are encouraged to use these resources for both personal and classroom-related inquiries. Please contact Mr. Privett (443-4332, ext. 3232 or email dprivett@esu2.org ) . . .

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