Patrons: Over the past several weeks, there has been increased patron comment about the Wahoo Public School District regarding several topics. The board of education and administrative team would like to take an opportunity to provide information and clarity about these topics. Proposed Health Standards The initial draft of the new health standards proposed by the Nebraska Department of Education was released in March, 2021. The draft of those standards was then available for public comment and response, before being turned back by the state board of education for revision. At this time, a second draft of those health standards is still being revised . . .
The Robotics Club starts in June 2021 for students in 6th-12th grades. The club will meet once a week and as needed, with the schedule being set by the coaches/sponsors. We will be following all Three Rivers Health Department and the State of Nebraska mandated health directives. Teams will practice in Wahoo at the SMC garage located behind Dairy Queen. The cost is $300 per student for the year, which includes the cost of the parts, technology and VEX team registration. We anticipate additional tournament fees. This will vary for each team depending upon how many tournaments they participate in. Please click the below link to access the registration form: . . .
There are many paths available after graduation, and choosing one can be a daunting task for high schoolers. Educators often serve as important mentors in guiding their students through this decision-making process. L ast month, a group of Nebraska teachers took to the skies to enhance their knowledge about one of those paths: the Nebraska Army National Guard . Wahoo High School teachers David Privett and Barb Shanahan, along with ESU2 Digital Learning Director Diane Wolfe, were participants in the 2020 Nebraska National Guard 's Spring Educator Flight Program on June 16, where, among other things, they were invited to board a Boeing CH-47 Chinook . . .
Congratulations to the Wahoo High School Class of 2021! This year's senior class celebrated its final day of school on Wednesday, May 5. Graduation was celebrated on Sunday, May 9 at 1:30 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. Forty-nine percent of this year's graduates plan to attend a four-year college or university, 30 percent plan to attend a two-year college, 14 percent will join the workforce or are undecided about their future choice, and seven percent will enlist into a branch of the military. Seniors will attend 23 different post-secondary learning institutions, the largest numbers attending Southeast Community College (14), the . . .