New WHS counselor Wendy Leenerts describes her role as a counselor is being there for the kids. “I’m working with kids on their social and emotional well being."
New superintendent discusses goals, challenges for district
The new USD 329 superintendent may be new to the district, but he isn't new to the community.
Oliver assumes role as WHS principal
Wabaunsee High School has a new principal this year, but also an old one. Junior High principal Steve Oliver has taken over at the high school as well.
English teacher works to create welcoming environment
From Reno, Nevada to Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Sierra Page has made her way back to Kansas to become the new WHS English teacher. Page teaches English 2 and English 4 while also acting as a proctor for college English. She will also advise NHS and be a senior class sponsor.
WHS changes staff, policies for new school year
In addition to new some new staff, several policies and procedures have changed for the new school year.
New SRO brings experience to job
New school resource officer Steve Bundy has been in law enforcement for more than four decades.
USD 329 hires Covid coordinator
USD 329 has a new face this year with the addition of Charmin Miller to the staff as Covid Coordinator. Her duties this year as Covid Coordinator are to educate the students and staff on covid safety guidelines and to oversee testing of those who have been exposed to the virus.
Fuller to teach special education, coach baseball
New WHS special education teacher Lance Fuller is already playing many roles in the district. In addition to teaching, he is the head baseball coach and assistant junior high football coach. Fuller, who grew up in Ottowa, attended Kansas City Kansas Community College for two years, Barton Community College for one year and got his Undergraduate at Fort Hays State University.
New FCS teacher ready to compete
Keeley Reddick is ready to continue the success of the WHS FCCLA program.
Reddick will replace Diane Breiner next year as the FCS teacher and FCCLA adviser. Reddick said she was interested in the position because it is close to family and it is a smaller school. She also said that coaching is what had led to her education. Reddick previously coached cheerleading at Council Grove for the last three years.
WHS hires FCS teacher, basketball coaches
At the board meeting Monday night, the USD 329 school board approved multiple new hires for WHS, including a FCS teacher, head boys and girls basketball coaches and a district tech director. Keeley Reddick will be filling the Family and Consumer Science teaching position. “I would say she is very excited and passionate about educating... Continue Reading →