• Schools in the Wentzville School District Honor First Responders on Patriot Day

    Students across the Wentzville School District participated in Patriot Day celebrations to remember the lives lost on 9/11 and to honor first responders and community service providers. Crossroads Elementary, Discovery Ridge Elementary, Heritage Intermediate, and Wabash Elementary held large-scale events this year, while other schools observed a moment of silence and discussed the historic significance of the events on 9/11.

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  • Timberland Counselor Named State Counselor of the Year

    Tammy Braun, a school counselor at Timberland High School, has been named the 2019-2020 Secondary School Counselor of the Year by the Missouri School Counselor Association (MSCA). Braun was eligible for the award after having been named the Secondary School Counselor of the Year in January by the St. Louis Suburban School Counselor Association.

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  • WSD Seeks Public Input on Redistricting

    The WSD has invited stakeholders to provide feedback on draft redistricting scenarios for elementary, middle and high school boundaries to accommodate two new schools and continued enrollment growth. A committee made up of parents, staff, and community members has been meeting publicly since May with Dan Schmidt from MGT Consulting Group to develop the draft scenarios.

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  • WSD Technology Coach Named METC Spotlight Educator

    Wentzville School District Instructional Technology Coach Sam Hardesty Knoll has been selected to be part of the 2020 class of Midwest Education Technology Conference (METC) Spotlight Educators by EducationPlus. Hardesty Knoll is one of 10 Spotlight Educators who will be featured presenters at the 2020 METC for K-12 educators, to be held February 10-12, at the St. Charles Convention Center. Spotlight Educators are being recognized for using technology to make a real difference in teaching and learning for their students and fellow teachers.

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  • Wentzville Student Earns Perfect Score on ACT

    Liberty High School graduate Nawal Cheema 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 two-tenths of 1% of students who take the ACT earn a 36.

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  • WSD Students Qualify for AP Scholar Awards

    The WSD is pleased to announce that 125 students from Holt, Liberty, and Timberland High Schools have qualified for Advanced Placement (AP) Scholar Awards. Five WSD students (three from Liberty, one from Timberland and one from Holt) received the highest distinction: National AP Scholar Award. Carson Brown, Rishi Kondapaneni, and Zachary Myers from Liberty, as well as Nathaniel Beattie from Timberland and Jasper Pendino from Holt, all 2019 graduates, earned the National AP Scholar Award.

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  • WSD Demographic Study Predicts Continued Growth

    The WSD could add up to 5,000 new students over the next decade according to projections in a new demographic study released by MGT Consulting Group. The findings, which indicate the District could top 22,000 students over the next 10 years, were shared with the Board of Education by MGT Project Director Dan Schmidt at the August 15 board meeting.

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  • Amanda Moody Selected for Google Innovator Academy

    WSD Instructional Technology Coach Amanda Moody has been selected for the Google for Education Certified Innovator program. Moody is one of only 41 educators worldwide to be accepted into the program this fall.

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  • Wentzville Educator Selected as Finalist for Presidential Teaching Award

    Lisa Waltenberger, a math and Project Lead the Way teacher at Timberland High School, has been selected as a Finalist for the 2019 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). The award is the highest recognition that a K-12 mathematics or science teacher can receive for outstanding teaching in the United States.

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  • Holt Teacher Named 2019 Canvas Teacher of the Year

    Jennifer Willis-Nichols, a science teacher at Holt High School, has been named the 2019 Canvas High School Teacher of the Year. The announcement was made by Instructure at its annual InstructureCon edtech conference held in Long Beach, California July 9-11.

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  • Liberty Senior Elected 2019-20 Governor at Missouri Girls State

    Liberty High School senior Aminhan Lobster was named the State Governor of Missouri Girls State at this summer’s conference, held at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg from June 24-30. As governor, Lobster will be the Girls State “official head of state,” and participate in various Missouri Girls State activities – including presiding over all of next year’s sessions.

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  • WSD Student Receives Second Place at HOSA International Competition

    Timberland High School junior Jenna Davis received second place on the Bioengineering Academic test at the HOSA (Future Healthcare Professionals) International Leadership Conference (ILC) held June 19-22 in Orlando, Florida. Davis was one of 24 Missouri students who placed in the top 10 at the International Conference attended by over 8,100 students from around the world.

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  • WSD Hires New CFO

    The WSD Board of Education has approved the hiring of Mr. Richard Angevine as Chief Financial Officer for the 2019-20 school year, replacing Mrs. Pam Frazier who has taken a new position in the Webster Groves School District.

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  • WSD High School Journalism Students Earn National Awards

    All three high schools in the Wentzville School District earned state and national journalism honors over the course of the year, including one yearbook entry from Timberland High School that finished in the top three in the country in the Quill and Scroll competition.

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  • WSD Unveils New Logo

    The Wentzville School District has unveiled a new logo for the start of the 2019-2020 school year in conjunction with the District’s new strategic plan, which was approved by the Board of Education in May.

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