WMS Fab Five to Host Car Wash
Wheatland Middle School students will be having a car wash that will be hosted by
Bob Ruwart Motors located at 2105 16th Street in Wheatland on June 4th from
10:00 am - 12:00. Donations made will help support their trip to the National History Day competition in Washington D.C.
Early Release Scheduled for the Last Day of School
The last day of school for all Platte County School District #1 students will be this
Thursday, May 26th with an early release @1:00 pm with busses running at that time. Our PCSD#1 staff would like to wish all of our students and their families a happy, restful summer!
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free
With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Platte County School District #1 will be providing free meals to children during this summer. These meals will be made available to all children of school age or younger regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, or disability, and there is no discrimination in the course and preparation of this meal service. Please click here to view more details of this program.
WHS Awards Ceremony Scheduled
Wheatland High School Awards Ceremony will be held on Tuesday, May 17 at 2:00 pm in the high school auditorium. The Wheatland community is encouraged to attend.
Libbey Students Become Authors
At Libbey Elementary, Mrs. Lucas's first grade class became authors and illustrators as they each wrote their very own book! On Wednesday, May 4, 2016, these students presented their books to parents, grandparents, and siblings at Libbey. The students signed picture autographs to end the night! Special thanks to teacher's Melissa Lucas and Hannah Burkett for making this night special and providing editing support along the way. These books will truly be a keepsake. For more photos, please click on our Facebook icon.
2016 Teacher Appreciation Week May 2-6
To recognize our teachers, May 2-6, 2016 has been designated as Teacher Appreciation Week.
Platte County School District #1 would like to acknowledge each of our teachers and their daily commitment to our students.
“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” William A. Ward
2016 Wheatland FFA Banquet
The Wheatland FFA invites you to come celebrate a year of accomplishments. Come enjoy a cream can meal for $5.00 per plate to help raise money for nationals, along with the opportunity to purchase teams of members in our annual labor auction.
Date: May 10th, 2016
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Platte County Fairgrounds 4-H Building located at 59 Antelope Gap Road
Please RSVP by April 26th, 2016. For more information, please call Chase Markel @307-331-5983.
WHS Student Council Invites You to Walk for Wishes
The Wheatland High School Student Council will be sponsoring a 5k Walk for Wishes to benefit Make a Wish of Wyoming. All proceeds will go towards making the wish of a seriously ill child here in Wyoming come true. Join us at Lewis Park on Saturday, May 14th, 2016 for this worthy and fun event. Registration will begin at 8:00 am. The walk will begin at 9:00 am. If you have any questions, please contact Susan Schomburg at 307-322-2075. Click here
to register. For all the details, please click here
for the walk flyer.
WMS Library to Host Spring Book Fair May 12, 13, 16-20
Wheatland Middle School will be hosting their annual 2016 Spring Book Fair on May 12, 13, 16-20. Buy one get one free (BOGO) of equal or lesser value. Please click here to view all the details. We’ll see you there!
UPDATE ON BOOK FAIR--The book fair will NOT be open on Monday, May 16th from 8:15-8:45 pm
EWC/Community Ed Offers May/June Classes
Once again, the Eastern Wyoming College/Community Ed Outreach Center is offering classes to anyone that is interested in learning and having fun at the same time! Please click here to view the classes that are now being offered for the months of May and June. Pre-registration and payment are required to attend these classes. Please call Kathy Garton at 322-2433 with questions and to register. These May/June classes will be the last classes offered until September.
Results Reveal Blue Ribbon Winners at the 2016 Art Symposium
On Thursday, April 21st, Wheatland High School students submitted nearly 80 pieces of artwork into the Annual Wyoming High School Art Symposium held at the Casper Event Center. As there were nearly 6000 pieces of work from high schools from all over the state, Wheatland High School returned with 10 blue ribbons. The 2016 Art Symposium Blue Ribbon Winners are as follows: Avery Hanks (3); Mickenzi Loyd (2); Veronica Jenkins (1); Fermin Valles (1); Kaylee Bloom (1); Danielle Britz (1); Jenni Stoll (1). Congratulations to each of the winners! For more photos, please click on our Facebook icon.
WHS Students Compete in Calculus Bowl
On Friday, April 15th, Wheatland High School students pictured from left to right; Noah Nelson, Briley James, Rylan Shepard, Audrey Lucas, and Bryan Timmerman competed in the Calculus Bowl in Aurora, CO. Each student performed well and we are proud of their hard work!
Register for the Upcoming 2016-2017 School Year
Please complete the registration process on the PowerSchool website for the 2016-2017 school year. Go to https://power2.platte1.k12.wy.us to complete your registration. If you do not know your username and password please contact Jamie or Judy at 307-322-2075 x 5026. Thank-you!
Abraham Lincoln Speaks to the Wheatland Middle School
Abraham Lincoln spoke to 8th graders at WMS on April 14th as part of Mr. Franke's Social Studies class. Abraham Lincoln (John Voehl) spoke for nearly an hour on the historical importance of the Emancipation Proclamation and why it was issued; after which he answered questions from the students. John Voehl is a motivational and historical presenter. This is the third year he has presented to Wheatland Middle School students.
WMS Students Attend the
Wyoming State History Day
On Monday, April 11th, Mrs. Birt, Wheatland Middle School History Teacher, and her history students attended the Wyoming State History Day competition in Laramie. Below are the results of this competition:
Brooke May, Haiden Wiggins, & Gage Brown 1st place Jr. Group Performance "A Trip of Faith" the Exploration, Encounter and Exchange of the Placing Out Program
- Natalie Iacovetto & Danielle Brow 2nd place- Jr. Group Documentary- "The Game Thant Changed Basketball Forever: "The Bear" Explore Integration in the NCAA
3rd place and alternate- KhaylaOtero- Jr. Individual Performance
4th place Quinton Lawrence -Jr. Individual Website
4th place Briley James- Sr. Paper
DAR History Award -Khayla Otero
Florence Sommers Jensen History Award- Khayla Otero
Fred and Flossie Graves Homestead Award- Bailey Fitzwater and Ian Engling
Liz Byrd Cultural Diversity Award- Natalie Iacovetto & Danielle Brow
UW History Department Award of Excellence- Briley Jam
2016 Annual "Run With the Wind" Slated for April 16
The Platte County Parks and Recreation District will host their annual "Run With the Wind" 5K fun run and walk on April 16th, 2016. The starting location will be the Chamber Office located at 65 16th Street and will begin promptly at 8:15 am for walkers and 8:30 am for runners. Please click here to view all the details of this fun event!