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Upcoming Dates

  • Thursday, September 18 - Starlite Skating Party, 6:00 - 8:00 PM
  • Thursday, September 25 - Math/Reading Night, 5:30 - 8:00 PM

Family Title Night

Come help us solve a mystery this year at our Family Title Night, Thursday, September 25. Have a free hot do dinner in the parking lot from 5:30 - 6:15 PM. Afterward, enjoy a number of fun, outdoor activities for which students will apply what they learned in Math.

From 6:15 - 7:30 PM, make you way to the gym to participate in solving The Mystery at the Governor's Mansion. The evening will conclude around 7:45 PM. We hope your family can join us.

Teacher of the Year Semi-Finalists

Congratulations to Farley Elementary Kindergarten teacher Nicole Meier and Washburn Rural Middle School math teacher Jennifer Wilcox for being named Kansas Teacher of the Year semi-finalists. They were among only six semi-finalists selected from Kansas Region 2, which covers the second U.S. congressional district.

Farley Elementary Kindergarten teacher Nicole Meier Washburn Rural Middle School math teacher Jennifer Wilcox

District Sees Increase in ACT Scores

ACT results were recently released and the average composite score for students at Washburn Rural High School increased to 23.7. This is up .5 from last year. In addition to an increased composite, the scores in each area also increased as did the total number of students tested. The WRHS 2014 totals are listed below (2013 totals appear in parenthesis):

  • Total tested: 311 (293)
  • Composite: 23.7 (23.2)
  • English: 23.1 (22.8)
  • Mathematics: 23.4 (23.2)
  • Reading: 24.3 (23.5)
  • Science: 23.5 (22.8)

The statewide average composite is 22.0. WRHS also exceeded the state average in each subject area.

The ACT is an indicator of college readiness. The composite readiness benchmarks are set at 18 for English, 22 for Math, 22 for Reading, and 23 for Science. The WRHS average exceeded the benchmarks in all areas.

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Pauline South
7035 SW Morrill Rd
Wakarusa, KS 66546



Chris Holman

Pauline South, National Title One Distinguished School
National Title I

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