• WSD Board of Education Approves New Principal for Frontier Middle School

    The Wentzville School District Board of Education has approved the hiring of Dr. Laura Rowe as principal of Frontier Middle School for the 2020-2021 school year. Dr. Rowe, who has been serving as an assistant principal at Lakeview Elementary for the past three years, will replace Dr. Jeri LaBrot who has been hired as the new Assistant Superintendent of Student Services for the District. Dr. Rowe has worked for the WSD since 2010.

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  • Wabash Teacher Wins Grant to Transform Classroom

    Wabash Elementary special education teacher Jodi Owens has earned a grant worth up to $20,000 from Freedom Interiors to transform her classroom to suit her students’ needs. The Free 2 Learn Grant provides the winning teacher’s school one fully-furnished classroom, all tailored specifically for students via a 3D scan.

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  • New Boundaries Approved for the WSD

    The Wentzville School District Board of Education has approved new boundaries for all elementary, middle and high schools in the District to accommodate continued growth and a new elementary school and new high school under construction. The new schools were part of Proposition E, a $125 million no-tax-increase bond issue passed by voters in April 2018.

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  • WSD Kindergarten Registration Dates Set

    Dates have been set for the Wentzville School District’s kindergarten registration/screening process. This event is for all children who will turn five BEFORE August 1, 2020. If your child has not been screened at the Parents as Teachers office or his/her preschool this year, appointments are required and can be made online starting December 20, 2019.

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  • WSD Announces District Teacher of the Year

    Amanda Buhr, a seventh grade science teacher at South Middle School, has been selected as the 2019-2020 Wentzville School District Teacher of the Year. This year’s winner is presented by WSD marketing partner Allstate agent John Larson. Candidates are judged on their ability to inspire and educate students of all backgrounds and abilities, as well as their ability to lead and inspire their colleagues. The surprise announcement was made during the Board of Education meeting on December 19.

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  • WSD Hires New Assistant Superintendent of Student Services

    The WSD Board of Education has approved the hiring of Dr. Jeri LaBrot as Assistant Superintendent of Student Services for the 2020-2021 school year. She is replacing Ms. Cheri Thurman who is retiring after 34 years in the WSD and 45 years in education.

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  • WSD Hires New Boone Trail Elementary Principal

    The Wentzville School District Board of Education has approved the hiring of Ms. Kara Welty as Principal of Boone Trail Elementary for the 2020-2021 school year. Welty, who is currently serving as Assistant Principal at Rockwood South Middle School in the Rockwood School District, replaces Michelle Cleve, who announced her resignation last month. Prior to becoming an administrator, Welty was a teacher mentor and technology coach in the Independence School District, taught sixth grade in the City of St. Charles School District, and taught first grade in the Fort Zumwalt School District.

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  • WSD Receives Clean Audit

    The WSD received a clean audit of its financial records, accounting practices and compliance with state and federal requirements during the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2019. The audit, which was conducted by the Daniel Jones & Associates accounting firm and approved by the WSD Board of Education, reported no findings or questioned costs.

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  • WSD Musician Selected for State Honor

    Lily Fisher, a senior at Timberland High School, has been selected as tenth in the state on clarinet in the Missouri All-State Band. On December 7, over 1,400 students from across Missouri met at Hickman High School in Columbia, Missouri, to audition for the honor of participating in the top honor band in the state. Only 108 students are accepted into the All-State Band.

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  • WSD Senior Selected as Nominee for John T. Belcher Scholarship

    Holt senior Cora Sverdrup has been selected by the WSD Board of Education as the District nominee for the John T. Belcher Scholarship. As the District nominee, Sverdrup now has the opportunity to apply for a $1,000 scholarship, which is awarded to a student in each of MSBA’s 17 regions.

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  • WSD Student Earns Perfect Score on ACT

    Timberland High School junior Abby Manner has earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36. Nationally, while the actual number of students earning the top score varies from year to year, on average, only around one-half of 1% of students who take the ACT earn a 36. Among test takers in the U.S. high school graduating class of 2019, only 4,879 of nearly 1.8 million students earned an ACT composite score of 36.

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  • Timberland Senior Selected for Missouri All-State Choir

    Timberland senior Emma Giltner has been selected as an alto for the Missouri Choral Directors Association (MCDA) All-State Honor Choir. Giltner was selected for the elite choir based on recorded auditions. The MCDA All-State Honor Choir will meet, rehearse, and perform at the MMEA Conference January 22-25, 2020, in Osage Beach.

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  • WSD PE Teacher named MOSHAPE Teacher of the Year

    Nicholas Clements, a physical education teacher at Liberty High School, has been named the 2019 Middle School Physical Education Teacher of the Year by the Missouri Society of Health and Physical Educators (MOSHAPE). He received the award for his work as a middle school health and PE teacher at Wentzville Middle School, where he worked prior to his move to Liberty High School this year.

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  • WSD Holds 24th Annual Turkey Trot

    A Wentzville tradition continued on October 29 when approximately 200 students from the Wentzville School District ran in the 24th Annual Turkey Trot. The event occurred at Holt High School, and was organized by the Holt Cross Country team and the Wentzville/Lake Saint Louis Optimist Club.

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  • WSD Schools Celebrate Veterans

    Schools in the WSD held Veterans Day celebrations over the past week to salute the brave men and women who are currently serving or who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Veterans were treated to meals, student performances, and slideshows honoring past and present members of the military, along with special guest speakers.

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