No High School Football Game Friday, October 16. Yates Center High School has won via forfeit by Moran due to not enough players. See you Friday, October 23rd at home against West Elk.
FREE MEALS ALL SCHOOL YEAR!! All Woodson County USD 366 Students will get a FREE Breakfast and Lunch each school day though the end of the School Year!
The Wildcat Volleyball teams traveled to SCC- the JV won their match and the varsity lost in 3 games.
Student Immunizations-According to Kansas regulations all students must have immunizations up to date to remain in school. The Woodson School District has established the first Monday of November, November 2nd for students to be in compliance. Students not in compliance on November 2nd will not be allowed to attend school. Students needing immunizations should have already notified, with a final notice being ready to send out. Please check with your local doctor or with county health should your child need the required immunizations.
School pictures for those students that were quarantined or otherwise absent on September 22 will be taken this Friday, October 16th. Those wanting retakes will need to wait until the scheduled retake day which is November 3, 2020!!
Congratulations to Knox Albert for moving above grade level in Lexia Reading!
If your child has a birthday coming up don't forget the Wildcat Food Service Department will take care of arranging the classroom treats for you! There are several options to choose from.
BOXTOPS FOR EDUCATION!! If you have any Boxtops you have clipped please send them in by Wednesday of this week! Thank you for helping our school!
COVID 19-It has been reported that Yates Center High School has been tested positive for COVID. Thus far, several students have been ordered to quarantine. The school will begin contact-tracing today. If students were in close contact, but wearing a mask, they will not be quarantined. These students will be monitored daily by the school. If students weren’t wearing a mask, quarantine will likely occur. As always, stay safe!
Food bank delivery Today - 10-10-2020!! They will be behind City Hall from 11:00 a.m. till all the boxes are gone! Drive up & stay in your car!! Boxes will be brought to your car!
Wildcats Homecoming Game...with a loss to Sedan
Wildcat Royal Court. With Queen Hannah Vining & King Kaden Petit
Students enjoyed Homecoming festivities today.
October 9 - County Health is reporting three active cases of COVID-19 in Woodson County. The Woodson School District is officially in it's green phase for the week of October 12, 2020. Remember, if you want your students to remain in school, have them wear a mask. This is the surest way they can stay in school should a case of COVID occur in one of the buildings. Stay safe this weekend!
Congratulations to Berkley Morrison for moving above grade level in Lexia Reading!
$943,163 in Distance Learning to Woodson, Franklin, Neosho, and Allen County, Kansas---U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development State Director for Kansas Lynne Hinrichsen today announced that USDA is investing $943,163 to provide science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, (STEM) classes to students in rural areas. The Woodson School District’s allotment of the grant was for $370,724, which includes Chromebooks, an Anatomage Table, Robotics’ Lab, and Virtual Reality Laptops. “Distance learning provides more educational resources to difficult to reach populations,” Hinrichsen said. “This project enhances the focus on rural education. Under the leadership of President Trump and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, USDA has been working tirelessly to be a strong partner to rural America in building stronger and healthier communities, because we know when rural America prospers, all of America prospers.” This Rural Development investment will be used to extend science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, (STEM) classes to underserved areas of Allen and Woodson Counties in rural Southeast Kansas. It will also enable Neosho County Community College to create new STEM distance learning capabilities in Chanute and Ottawa, Kans. to serve surrounding rural areas including Franklin County, Kans. and Neosho County, Kans. schools especially with increased allied health courses needed to improve residents' health and to decrease out-migration. Today’s announcement is in conjunction with a larger announcement made by USDA, where it is investing $72 million in 40 states through the Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant Program These investments will benefit more than 12 million rural residents. USDA Rural Development provides loans and grants to help expand economic opportunities and create jobs in rural areas. This assistance supports infrastructure improvements; business development; housing; community facilities such as schools, public safety, and health care; and high-speed internet access in rural areas. For more information, visit www.rd.usda.gov/ks or call (785) 271-2700.
Enjoy an enchilada meal at the game tonight for $7.00. Sophomores will have enchiladas, chips and a beverage in the concession stand. Perry’s Pork Rinds will also be back! Get a variety of flavors for $6.00 a bag. $2.00 of each sale goes back to the Sophomore class!
Students in Mrs Fountains third grade learned about the election process through a virtual Greenbush class.
Third graders in Mrs. Bauman’s class learned about electric and magnetic interactions through a virtual Greenbush offering today.
District Website – The district website has been revamped. It has a new cleaner look and is much easier to navigate. I hope you find this upgrade and improvement.