• Timberland Artist Wins Top Awards in Missouri Scholastic Art Competition

    Timberland senior Diana Janikow has received a Gold Key award and an American Vision nomination for her painting called “Heritage Lost” in the 2019 Scholastic Art Competition. Gold Key winners’ artwork will be showcased during a regional exhibit at the Kansas City Art Institute Crossroads Gallery: Center for Contemporary Practice March 19-24, and the artists will be honored at an awards ceremony at the gallery on March 23. The Missouri Gold Key-winning pieces will be submitted to the National Scholastic office in New York to be judged with all the other Gold Key work by artists from regions across the country.

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  • Students from WSD High Schools Advance to FBLA State Competition

    FBLA groups held their District 8 Competition on Feb. 8, at Lindenwood University. At these events, held annually between 20 different schools around the area, there are almost 60 different categories in which to compete - depending on what a student likes. The WSD had 22 students qualify to advance to the State Competition.

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  • Eighty WSD Students Qualify for DECA State Competition

    DECA students in the WSD qualified for the state competitions to be held at the organization’s State Career Development Conference in Kansas City, Missouri, on March 24-26. WSD high schools will be very well represented - with nearly 80 WSD students qualifying for the state competition (41 Timberland students, 26 from Holt, and 13 from Liberty). If they advance from there, students will test their mettle against the rest of the world at the International Career Development Conference in Orlando, FL, April 26 - May 1.

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  • WSD Scores 99.1% on State Report Card

    DESE has released the 2018 Annual Performance Report (APR) data for school districts around the state. The Wentzville School District scored 99.1% in the evaluation system, up from 97.5% last year and the highest the District has scored since the state started using the evaluation tool six years ago. It is also one of the top 10 scores for school districts in the greater St. Louis area.

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  • WSD Teacher Named VFW Post 5327 Teacher of the Year

    Patti Chadduck, a special education teacher at Stone Creek Elementary in the Wentzville School District, has been selected as the Elementary Teacher of the Year by Wentzville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5327. Chadduck, who has worked for the WSD since 2003, was nominated by a parent at her school. “Patti deserves recognition for going above and beyond, insuring that every student can learn and be successful at Stone Creek.

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  • Holt Teacher Named Lindenwood University Nominee for MACTE Outstanding Beginning Teacher

    The future of the teaching profession is here in the Wentzville School District, as Holt High School social studies teacher Sean Haley was recently named Lindenwood University’s nominee for the Missouri Association of Colleges of Teacher Education Outstanding Beginning Teacher Award. The reasons Lindenwood chose Haley are numerous, and exemplify both the kind of teachers the university strives to develop and the kind of leaders Wentzville instructors are proving to be.

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  • THS Counselor Named School Counselor of the Year

    Tammy Braun, a school counselor at Timberland High School, has been named the 2018-2019 Secondary Counselor of the Year for the St. Louis Suburban School Counselor Association (SLSSCA).

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  • Liberty Swimmer Named to US Paralympic National Team

    Hallie Anderson, a junior at Liberty High School, has been selected for the 2019 U.S. Paralympics Swimming National Team. The team, which was announced by the U.S. Paralympics (a division of the United States Olympic Committee), features 35 women and 13 men, including 21 past Paralympians who have won 62 medals for Team USA.

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  • THS Senior Receives 2018 Oustanding Youth Volunteer Award

    THS senior Megan Reiter has been named the 2018 Outstanding Youth Volunteer for the St. Louis Metro Area by Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO). Each year, SOMO bestows awards to those individuals and groups who truly stand out in their area. The Outstanding Youth Volunteer award is based on the volunteer’s performance during the year.

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  • WSD to Host 14th Annual MLK Celebration

    The WSD is proud to be hosting the 14th annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on January 18, 2019. The event is free and open to the public and will be held at Holt High School in Wentzville at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, January 18.

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  • WSD Band Instructor Named 2019 Outstanding Young Educator

    Jacob England, Band Teacher at Wentzville Middle School and Holt High School, has been chosen as the recipient of the Missouri Music Educators Association (MMEA) 2019 Outstanding Young Educator Award.

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  • WSD Receives Clean Financial Audit

    The Wentzville School District 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, 2018. 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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  • Wentzville School District Selects Kaci Lueking as WSD Teacher of the Year

    Kaci Lueking, a first grade teacher at Wabash Elementary School, has been selected as the WSD Teacher of the Year for 2018-2019. This year’s winner is presented by WSD marketing partner Central Methodist University. 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.

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  • Duello's Laura Parn Named Exemplary New Principal

    Laura Parn, Principal at Duello Elementary, has been named Exemplary New Principal by the St. Louis Suburban Elementary Principals Association. This is Parn’s second year as a principal at Duello. Previously, she served as an assistant principal in the WSD at Boone Trail Elementary and Green Tree Elementary and taught prior to that at Peine Ridge Elementary.

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  • Wentzville Musicians Selected for State Honor

    Drew Schulz, a senior at Timberland High School, has been selected as third in the state on French horn in the Missouri All-State Band, and Timberland sophomore Ben Turley was selected as the only bass clarinet in the Missouri All-State Orchestra. On Dec. 1, over 1350 students from across Missouri met at Hickman High School in Columbia, MO, to audition for the honor of participating in the top honor bands in the state. Only 108 students are accepted into the All-State Band and 104 students are accepted into the All-State Orchestra.

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  • Timberland Senior Selected for National High School/Collegiate Honor Choir and Missouri All-State Honor Choir

    Timberland High School senior Ashton Rogers has been selected as a tenor for two prestigious ensembles – the National High School/Collegiate Honor Choir and the Missouri Choral Directors Association (MCDA) All-State Honor Choir. Rogers was selected for the elite choirs based on recorded auditions. He will perform with the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) National Honor Choir at the ACDA National Conference on March 2, 2019, at the Kaufmann Center in Kansas City, Missouri. The MCDA All-State Honor Choir will meet, rehearse, and perform at the Missouri Music Educators Association (MMEA) Conference on January 26, 2019, at Tan-Tar-A Resort, in Osage Beach, Missouri.

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  • WSD Tech Coach Earns International Certification

    The Wentzville School District is proud to announce that Michael McCann, Technology Coach for the WSD, has achieved the distinction of becoming an ISTE Certified Educator. This recognition from the International Society for Technology in Education is awarded to educators who have successfully demonstrated competency in the ISTE Standards for Educators and recognizes those who demonstrate the effective use of technology for learning in meaningful and transformative ways.

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  • Holt Student Receives Excellent Rating at National Writing Competition

    Holt senior Paige Pieper has earned an exceptional distinction at the semiannual National High School Journalism Convention, co-sponsored by the Journalism Education Association (JEA) and the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA). She received an “Excellent” rating in the Editorial Writing category of the highly competitive JEA Write-off competition.

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  • Wentzville School District Students Celebrate Computer Science Week and Hour of Code

    Students across the Wentzville School District joined millions of other K-12 students learning computer code as part of Computer Science Education Week (December 3-9). "Hour of Code" is a global campaign designed to get students interested in computer science – the skill that programs our modern world.

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  • Kindergarten Registration Dates Set for 2019-20 School Year

    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, 2019.

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  • WSD Schools Make Teacher of the Year Announcements

    District schools each announced their Teacher of the Year recipient for 2018-19 in conjunction with American Education Week November 12-16. Candidates are judged on the respect and admiration of students, parents, and colleagues. Selection is also based on their ability to inspire and educate students of all backgrounds and abilities.

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  • Wentzville Firefighters Provide Coats for Kids

    For the sixth consecutive year, the Wentzville Fire Protection District provided hundreds of new coats to students across the WSD. Since 2013, Wentzville firefighters have supplied our students with over 2,500 new winter coats.

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  • Holt Swimmer Wins State Title

    Holt senior Noah Scheuermann won the Missouri Class 2 State Swimming Championship in the 200 yard freestyle event on November 9th at the St. Peters Rec-Plex and also took second place in the 100 yard butterfly. This is Noah’s first state championship, but he is a five-time medalist over the last three years. Liberty senior Ian Herling won his second state medal at the Missouri Class 1 Swimming Championship the following day by taking fifth place in the 50 freestyle event.

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  • WSD Seeks Community Input to Help Shape Five-Year Plan

    The WSD held three community engagement meetings from November through February seeking input from stakeholders to help shape the District’s next five-year Comprehensive School Improvement Plan (CSIP). The feedback received from those meetings, as well as the feedback received through the CSIP survey, will be used to develop the next plan to set positive goals, define priorities and determine standards for the students and schools in the WSD.

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  • Wentzville Schools Honor Veterans

    Schools across the WSD held Veterans Day celebrations November 9-12 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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  • Two WSD PE Teachers Named Central District PE Teachers of the Year

    Two WSD physical education teachers have been named Central District Physical Education Teachers of the Year at the elementary and high school levels by the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) America. Sally Schulte from Heritage Primary has been named the Central District Elementary PE Teacher of the Year and Melanie Zerr from Timberland High School has been named the Central District High School PE Teacher of the Year.

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  • Wentzville School District Wins State Awards for Communication Efforts

    The WSD has been recognized by the Missouri School Public Relations Association (MOSPRA) for its efforts to inform its community across multiple channels. The District has been awarded First Place for its Facebook page and Awards of Merit for both the Proposition E communication campaign as well as a video about the District's annual Back to School Fair.

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  • LHS Theatre Presents Footloose: The Musical

    The Liberty High School Theatre Department will present Dean Pitchford’s “Footloose: The Musical” on November 15, 16, and 17. This musical will be performed by an all-school cast and crew each evening, beginning at 7:00 p.m.

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  • THS Theatre Presents The Addams Family

    The Timberland High School Theatre Department will present Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice’s “The Addams Family” on November 8, 9, and 10. This musical comedy will be performed by an all-school cast and crew each evening beginning at 7:00 p.m.

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  • HHS Student Elected as DECA District VP

    Holt High School senior Jacob Teater has been elected as the Missouri DECA District 6 Vice President for the 2018-19 school year. State officers were elected and installed during the Missouri DECA Fall Leadership and State Officer Election Conference, held Oct. 14-15 in Lake Ozark, Missouri. The annual state conference was attended by more than 600 high school marketing students and their teachers.

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  • WSD Elementary Schools Celebrate International Walk to School Day

    Students from Green Tree Elementary and Heritage Primary joined schools around the world to celebrate the 22nd annual International Walk to School Day.

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  • HHS Theater Presents Beauty and the Beast

    Holt High School Theater will present Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” on November 1, 2, and 3. This musical will be performed by an all-school cast and crew each evening beginning at 7:00 p.m.

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  • Boone Trail Elementary Celebrates 28th Annual Boone Trail Days

    Life has changed since the days Daniel Boone blazed a trail in St. Charles County, but one thing hasn’t changed – our love for the outdoors. The 28th annual Boone Trail Days is a chance for students at Boone Trail Elementary in the WSD to learn what life was like for Americans who lived in the 1800s.

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  • WSD Foundation Receives $10,000 Grant from GM

    The WSD Foundation has been awarded a $10,000 Community Grant to support STEM education from General Motors. WSD Foundation board members were on hand at the GM Wentzville Assembly plant on October 5th, which was National Manufacturing Day, to accept the grant and disburse the first $1,500 to the 2018 State Champion WSD Robotics Team.

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  • WSD Maintains Strong Financial Rating from Moody's

    Moody's Investors Service has released its Annual Issuer Comment Report for the Wentzville School District. In the report, Moody's maintains an Aa2 rating on the District's outstanding general obligation debt, one of the highest ratings for any school district in Missouri.

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  • WSD Receives Ameren Missouri Incentive for Energy Efficient Construction of Wabash Elementary School

    The WSD has received a $56,000 incentive from Ameren Missouri for energy efficient lighting, as well as heating, air-conditioning and ventilation systems that were utilized in the construction of Wabash Elementary School.

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  • WSD Students Honored with Glory of Missouri Awards

    Twenty-one WSD students have been named recipients of the 2018 Glory of Missouri Award by State Representatives Bryan Spencer, Bart Korman and Justin Hill. The Glory of Missouri Awards were created to recognize students who display virtuous qualities both as students and as citizens.

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  • WSD Students Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists and Commended Students

    The WSD is proud to announce that Jasper Pendino and Sarah Sargent from Holt High School, and Rishi Kondapaneni from Liberty High School have all been selected as Semifinalists in the 64th Annual National Merit Scholarship Program. In addition, Charles Stone from Holt, Zachary Myers from Liberty, and Nathaniel Beattie from Timberland, have all been named Commended Students in the prestigious national program.

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  • WSD Schools Raise Over $126,000 for the American Heart Association

    Schools in the WSD raised over $126,000 last year for the American Heart Association (AHA), the third-most in the state, thanks to students in 17 of its schools who held fundraisers over the course of the school year, including Jump Rope for Heart, Hoops for Heart, and Dodgeball for Heart.

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  • WSD CFO Earns Certification for Fiscal Credibility

    Wentzville School District Chief Financial Officer Pam Frazier has been awarded the Certified Administrator of School Finance and Operations® (SFO®) by the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO).

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  • WSD Students Plant Pinwheels for Peace

    Members of the Timberland High School Art Club planted over 1,000 pinwheels around the exterior of their school in recognition of International Day of Peace. The pinwheels were created by Timberland students, staff and families in conjunction with “Pinwheels for Peace,” a project that was initiated in 2005 by two art teachers in Florida as a way for students to express how they felt about what was going on in the world around them. Timberland art students have participated in the project for the past eleven years. Timberland Art Club students work under the instruction of Fine Arts Department Chair Crystal Wing.

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  • WSD Schools Observe Patriot Day

    Students across the WSD participated in Patriot Day celebrations to remember the lives lost on 9/11 and to honor first responders and community service providers. Crossroads 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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  • Three WSD Teachers Named Missouri PE Teachers of the Year

    Three WSD physical education teachers have earned the title of 2018 Missouri Physical Education Teacher of the Year, at the elementary, middle school and high school levels. Sally Schulte from Heritage Primary has been named the Missouri Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year, Marc Tiernan from Wentzville Middle School has been named the Missouri Middle School Physical Education Teacher of the Year, and Melanie Zerr from Timberland High School has been named the Missouri High School Physical Education Teacher of the Year; all by the Missouri Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (MOAHPERD).

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  • Timberland Student Attends Conference on National Affairs

    Timberland sophomore Abby McCallum became the first student from her school to attend the YMCA Youth Conference on National Affairs in Black Mountain, North Carolina this summer. Only 25 students were chosen to represent the State of Missouri at the 51st annual conference which focuses on increasing awareness of the federal government and how it affects state and international politics.

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  • WSD Expands Technology Initiative to Middle Schools

    The WSD is expanding its 1:1 technology initiative to include seventh and eighth grade students beginning this school year. During the first two days of school, students were issued a personal Chromebook to use both at home and in school for the duration of their time in middle school. The WSD started issuing laptop computers to students in 2011 with one class, and by 2014 all high school students had their own personal device.

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  • Liberty Student Graduates from UMSL STARS Program

    Liberty High School senior Emily Ristevski has graduated with 81 other St. Louis area high school students from the 2018 Students and Teachers as Research Scientists (STARS) program at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. The annual six-week summer program is for academically talented high school juniors and seniors, and pairs them with top research mentors from Saint Louis University, Washington University, UMSL, and the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center.

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  • District Announces Free & Reduced Meal Guidelines for 2018-19 School Year

    The WSD has announced its revised free and reduced meal price policy for school children unable to pay the full price based on family income. In February of this year, the Board of Education voted unanimously to take the Child Nutrition Program out of the National School Lunch Program in an effort to improve meal offerings and increase the number of students who eat breakfast and lunch in the school cafes. The District is utilizing eligibility guidelines under the USDA Special Milk Program to qualify students for free and reduced meals.

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  • Terri Politte Named Finalist for Presidential Award for Excellence

    Terri Politte, Assistant Principal at Boone Trail, has been selected as a Finalist for the 2018 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. The award is the highest recognition that a K-12 mathematics or science teacher can receive for outstanding teaching in the U.S.

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  • Record Number of WSD Students Qualify for AP Scholar Awards

    The WSD is pleased to announce that a record number of students – 143 – from Holt, Liberty, and Timberland High Schools have qualified for Advanced Placement (AP) Scholar Awards. Three WSD students (one from Liberty and two from Holt) received the highest distinction: National AP Scholar Award. Madison McGuire from Liberty, as well as Benjamin Goldstein and Emma Rose from Holt, all 2018 graduates, earned the National AP Scholar Award. Click to read more.

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  • Cheri Thurman Receives 2018 Spirit of Crazy Horse Award

    Cheri Thurman, Assistant Superintendent of Student Services for the WSD, has been named the 2018 recipient of the Spirit of Crazy Horse Award by Reclaiming Youth at Risk. The prestigious award, which originated in 1994, is given each year to an individual whose distinguished contributions through practice, policy development or research, creates courage for discouraged children and helps reclaim our most vulnerable youth.

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  • WSD Named Google Reference District

    The WSD has been named a Google for Education Reference District. According to Google, this distinction is reserved only for districts that demonstrate excellence and thought leadership through the innovative use of technology, including G Suite for Education (formerly known as Google Apps for Education) and Chromebooks, to drive impact and positive learning outcomes.

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  • WSD Hosts 8th Annual Back to School Fair

    The 8th Annual Back to School Fair is Saturday, August 4th at Timberland High School beginning at 8am!

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  • Katie Zak Named Missouri Regional Teacher of the Year

    WSD Teacher of the Year Katie Zak has been named a Missouri Regional Teacher of the Year and is now eligible for selection as Missouri State Teacher of the Year! Mrs. Zak teaches first grade at Lakeview Elementary and has been with the WSD since 2005.

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  • WSD Named Top Workplace

    The WSD has been named to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Top Workplaces list for the fourth time in the past seven years. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey that measures several aspects of workplace culture, including how employees feel about pay, benefits, managers and leadership, just to name a few. More than 1,700 WSD staff members (71%) of District responded to the anonymous survey in April.

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  • Vendor Registration is Open for the WSD Back to School Fair

    Vendor registration has opened for the 8th Annual WSD Back to School Fair which will be held Saturday, August 4th at Timberland High School.

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  • WSD Student Artwork Chosen for Book

    The artwork of incoming Holt High School freshman Janessa Hoffmann has been chosen for publication in Grannie Annie, Vol. 13, a collection of stories written by students across the globe about their families. The Grannie Annie Family Story Celebration is a nonprofit group based here in St. Louis that encourages 4th through 8th graders from around the world to discover, write, and share stories from their family history, and to submit them to The Grannie Annie for possible publication.

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  • WSD Creates Partnership Opportunities

    The WSD has embarked on a new Marketing Program designed to build partnerships with local businesses that will ultimately benefit the District’s students and families. The program has been developed by Derrick Docket, the WSD Marketing Director, who started working for the District in January.

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  • WSD Graduate Wins MoASBO Scholarship

    Hunter Jurotich, a 2018 graduate from Holt High School, has been named the recipient of the Missouri Association of School Business Officials (MoASBO) annual scholarship. Each year, the association awards a scholarship in the school district of their sitting president. The $1,000 scholarship comes from funds provided by the business association members.

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  • WSD Teacher Wins Tool for Teachers Award

    WMS social studies teacher Jerry Cannon has won a $500 Tools for Teachers Award sponsored by Weber Chevrolet. Since 2015, KPLR 11 and Weber Chevrolet have teamed up to tell the local stories of teachers making a difference in the lives of young people all over the St. Louis Metropolitan area. According to the KPLR website, they receive over 100 nominations monthly.

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  • WSD Ratchet Rockers Win State Robotics Championship

    The WSD Ratchet Rockers Robotics Team earned the title of 2018 Missouri State First Robotics Competition (FRC) Champion as part of a three-team alliance on Saturday, June 9th. They also earned the Robot of the Year Award. The top 25 teams from across the state competed in a one-day tournament held at Liberty High School.

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  • Discovery Ridge Named National School of Character

    Discovery Ridge Elementary has been named a 2018 National School of Character by CharacterPlus, the regional affiliate for Character.org. Discovery Ridge Elementary is one of only 30 public elementary schools from around the country to receive the honor this year.

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  • Over 1,100 WSD Seniors Graduate on June 3rd

    The WSD held three separate high school graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2018 at the Family Arena in St. Charles on Sunday, June 3rd. More than 1,100 seniors from Holt, Liberty and Timberland high schools walked across the stage to receive their diploma.

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  • WSD Robotics to Host State Championship

    The Wentzville School District Ratchet Rocker Robotics Team 1706 and Lutheran High School Roboteers Team 4329 will co-host the 2018 Missouri State Robotics Championship on Saturday, June 9th at Liberty High School. The championship event draws in the top 24 ranked teams from across Missouri competing on three-team alliances with 120 pound industrial grade robots that are designed, built, and operated by high school students.

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  • WMS Teacher Wins Grant for Drones

    Wentzville Middle School (WMS) has received a $500 Karen Battle Memorial Grant from the Gifted Support Network (GSN) out of St. Charles County. WMS Science and Project Lead the Way Teacher Dr. Edward Picone applied for the grant to help purchase multiple drones for use at his school.

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  • WSD Graduating Seniors Awarded Community Scholarships

    The WSD Class of 2018 has been awarded over $134,000 worth of local scholarships during Senior Honors Convocation events. These deserving students from Holt, Liberty, and Timberland High Schools will be receiving their diplomas on June 3rd before they continue on with their post-secondary education. Individual amounts of these awards range from $250 to $4,000.

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  • WSD Seniors Receive Wentzville Water Department Scholarships

    The Water Division of the Wentzville Public Works Department has awarded $3,000 worth of scholarships to three WSD artists. Emily Griesenauer, a senior at Holt High School, Juhaina Aarda, a senior at Liberty High School, and Cassidee Wakefield, a senior at Timberland High School, who each received a scholarship worth $1,000 for their artistic fire hydrants.

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  • THS Theatre Nominated for St. Louis High School Musical Theatre Awards

    THS junior Meg Gorton and the THS Theatre Department were nominated for awards in the Second Annual St. Louis High School Musical Theatre Awards (SLHSMTA) for their production of Spamalot at the SLHSMTA Medallion Ceremony at the Fox Theatre on May 7th. Timberland Theatre was nominated for the Outstanding Production Award, and Meg Gorton was nominated for Outstanding Actress for her role as Lady of the Lake in Spamalot.

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  • Discovery Ridge Receives National Recognition

    DRE has received national recognition for a program aimed at providing students and families an opportunity to learn about different cultures within their school community. The Character Education Partnership (CEP) has recognized Discovery Ridge for Passport Night, naming it a 2018 Promising Practice.

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  • Fire Truck Rides to School

    The Wentzville School District and the Wentzville Fire Protection District (WFPD) teamed up again this year to reward elementary students who have excellent attendance and have laid the groundwork for future success.

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  • LHS Students Win at TSA State Conference

    LHS sophomore Cole Chastain won First Place at the Technology Student Association (TSA) State Conference held at Missouri University of Science & Technology in Rolla April 22-24. Tyler Schultz, Scott Brockman, Lauren Stumpf, Alex Vigor, and Kyle Chastain also qualified to compete at the National TSA Conference for their Second Place win in the On Demand Video category.

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  • THS Journalism Students Earn Top Awards

    Students in the THS Journalism Department earned high honors in a variety of local and national contests this spring. The competitions all involve the 2016-17 yearbook as a whole, individual aspects of this year’s yearbook, and current year publications including online news and broadcasts.

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  • Wabash Custodian Named 2018 WSD Support Staff Employee of the Year

    Ray Tutterrow, a custodian at Wabash Elementary, was named the Wentzville School District Support Staff Employee of the Year at the District Awards Banquet on May 9th.

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  • FMS Student Wins Smart Money Essay Contest

    Janet Musangali, a seventh-grade student at FMS, was named the winner of the 2018 Money Smart St. Louis Essay Contest. She received a $2,000 scholarship sponsored by COUNTRY Financial at a special event on Monday, April 30, 2018 at the St. Louis Public Library. Junior high school students (6th – 8th grades) from across the St. Louis area submitted essays for the annual contest and students were also recommended by a teacher or guardian for demonstrating good money management.

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  • THS Students Earn High Honors at International DECA Conference

    Timberland seniors Danielle Magasano and Tristen Simpson placed in the Top 10 in the School Based Enterprise (SBE) event at the DECA International Career Development Conference in Atlanta, Georgia April 21-24. Magasano and Simpson were accompanied by 22 Holt and Timberland High School marketing students who joined 18,000 of their DECA counterparts for the annual international competition where DECA members are evaluated by business and industry professionals who serve as competitive event judges.

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  • WSD 5th Grader Advances to National Math Competition

    Rafay Cheema, a fifth-grade student at DRE, earned 5th place overall at the Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics (MCTM) State Math Competition held at Columbia College on May 5th. The competition drew nearly 200 fourth, fifth and sixth graders from 75 schools across the state. Rafay is one of only twelve Missouri fifth graders who qualified to compete next at the mathleague.org National Elementary Championship held at Texas A&M University on June 16th.

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  • LHS Student Named US Presidential Scholar Semifinalist

    Liberty senior Alexis Guffey has been selected as a Semifinalist for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program in Career and Technical Education, as announced by the office of U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.

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  • WSD Hosts Food Expo

    The District held a Food Expo at Liberty High School on May 5th to give students and families the opportunity to sample and rate potential food items for next year's school menus. Over 1,500 people attended the four-hour event and the WSD captured more than 350 survey responses rating the available food items.

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  • WSD Musicians Medal at MSHSAA State Solo and Ensemble Festival

    Holt, Liberty, and Timberland’s top musicians competed at the MSHSAA State Solo and Ensemble Festival in Columbia on April 26 and 27. WSD musicians, singers, and ensembles brought home numerous Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals.

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  • Holt Students Win Boeing Engineering Challenge

    A team of students from Holt won the 10th Annual Boeing Engineering Challenge held on the campus of Washington University on May 2nd. Senior Mason Smith and juniors Michael Blunt, Joe Brickey, Ian Deal and Christian Gard, made up team “Delta Force Six” and won the Division 2 Championship out of over 30 teams competing in the glider challenge.

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  • WSD Foundation Awards Annual Mini Grants

    The WSD Foundation has announced the winners of the Foundation's 2018 Teacher and Building Mini Grants. On Thursday, May 3rd, Foundation Directors Dr. Curtis Cain and Mary LaPak and Foundation Treasurer Dan Schroeder handed out 17 checks totaling $10,500 to deserving teachers at 14 different WSD buildings.

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  • THS Student Wins Scholarship to Study in Germany

    THS freshman Rachel Ferrell has been awarded the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) Scholarship which covers a year of study and cultural immersion in Germany. Ferrell is one of only 50 students in the mid-west to receive this prestigious scholarship and will be spending the 2018-19 academic year living with a German host family and attending a local school.

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  • WSD Students Selected for Missouri Scholars Academy

    Six WSD juniors have been selected to participate in the Missouri Scholars Academy (MSA), a three-week residential program held on the campus of the University of Missouri-Columbia in June. Gavin Jenkins and Devanshi Patel from Holt, Megan Kruse, Mitchell Harbour, and Alexis Bentley from Liberty, and Logan Brenningmeyer from Timberland are among 330 high school juniors from across Missouri selected for the program.

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  • WSD Students Selected for Girls State

    Fourteen high school juniors from the WSD have been selected to attend the American Legion Auxiliary Girls State of Missouri. The program, founded in 1940 at William Woods College in Fulton, Missouri, changes lives by bringing together dynamic young women for an intense week developing leadership skills, patriotism and a sense of community.

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  • WSD Students Selected for Boys State

    Twenty-three high school juniors from the WSD have been selected to attend the American Legion Boys State of Missouri. Boys State is an eight-day “hands on” experience in the operation and fundamentals of government, and draws together the best and brightest high school juniors to help lead them down the path in individual success and leadership.

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  • LHS Student Wins Annual Cuivre River Youth Tour Competition

    LHS junior Rishi Kondapaneni has been selected as a winner in the Cuivre River Electric Cooperative’s 50th Annual Youth Tour Competition. Rishi, along with classmates Garrett Overton and Christian Tebeau, were honored at a reception on April 11th for having been selected as three of seven finalists out of over 100 entrants from 10 area high schools in the annual contest.

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  • THS Artists and Teacher Earn Honors at State Art Conference

    Two THS art students and one THS teacher earned top honors at the Missouri Art Education Association (MAEA) Art Show in Branson, MO April 5-7. The student and faculty art shows are held annually in conjunction with the MAEA Spring Conference and feature artwork by K-12 students and art educators from across the state.

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  • WSD Robotics Team Reaches Finals in World Competition

    The WSD Ratchet Rockers Robotics Team was part of an alliance that reached the Finals at the FIRST World Championship in Houston, Texas April 19-21. FIRST is an innovative program that encourages young people to pursue STEM education and career opportunities by combining sports excitement with the rigors of science and technology.

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  • LHS Students Win Honorable Mention in C-SPAN Video Contest

    Representatives from C-SPAN and Spectrum visited LHS on April 25th to award Honorable Mention and $250 to three students for their video entry in C-SPAN’s annual student video documentary competition, StudentCam.

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  • WSD Names New Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources

    The WSD Board of Education has approved the hiring of Jennifer Hecktor as Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources for the 2018-2019 school year.

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  • WSD Recognized by Girl Scouts

    The Wentzville School District has received the 2018 Gold Trefoil Award from the Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri (GSEM). The award was presented at a recognition ceremony held at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center on April 14th. The Gold Trefoil Award is given to an outside individual or group for “superior contributions that create a pronounced Council-wide impact.”

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  • WSD Hosts First St. Charles County STEM Olympics

    The WSD hosted the first County-wide STEM Olympics on April 12th at Wentzville Middle School. Over 100 students from Francis Howell, Fort Zumwalt, City of St. Charles, and Orchard Farm school districts joined WSD students in grades K-8 to compete in small group design challenges.

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  • FMS Receives 2018 Athletics Grant from California Casualty

    Student-athletes at Frontier Middle School in the Wentzville School District will benefit from a $1,000 California Casualty Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grant, which was awarded to coaches at the school on April 13th. Frontier Middle School is one of only two public schools in Missouri and 79 public schools in the nation to receive the grant this year.

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  • WSD Student Qualifies to Compete at National FBLA Conference

    Students from Holt, Liberty and Timberland high schools competed at the Missouri Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) State Leadership Conference held at Missouri State University in Springfield, MO on April 8-10. Liberty freshman Jonathan Blasingame qualified to advance to the national conference by taking 3rd place in Mobile Application Development.

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  • WSD Seniors Win State Leadership Award

    Thirteen WSD High School seniors have received the Distinguished Student Leader Award from the Missouri Association of Student Councils (MASC). The students received their awards at the MASC State Convention at Lebanon High School March 10, 2018. Holt seniors Madison Steiner, Allison Meyer, Kaitlynne Woodward, Megan Thornburgh, Emma Westerhold, and Jessica Rothenberger are all members of Holt STUCO, and Timberland seniors Alex Thomason, Caroline Lemen, Payton Campion, Carley Gubera, Sarah Browning, Chrissy Crowell, and Ashley Raines are all members of the THS STUCO.

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  • THS Senior Wins State SkillsUSA Competition

    Timberland senior Jeffery Davis earned first place gold in the Electrical Construction Wiring category at the SkillsUSA Missouri State Leadership and Skills Conference in Linn, Missouri April 5-7. Davis will advance to the national competition in Louisville, Kentucky in June.

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  • District Announces 2018 Support Staff Employees of the Year

    The WSD is proud to recognize all of the hard working support staff employees who go above and beyond for our students and our District. Every year, each building selects their own “Support Staff Employee of the Year,” and the building winners are eligible for the District Support Staff Employee of the Year Award.

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  • WSD HOSA Students Advance to International Competition

    Students in the Holt, Liberty and Timberland high school HOSA (Future Healthcare Professionals) chapters competed in the Missouri HOSA State Leadership Conference in Rolla, Missouri on March 26 and 27. Sixteen students brought home an award and qualified to move on to the International Leadership Conference which will be held in Dallas, Texas on June 20-23.

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  • WSD Students Win SkillsUSA District Competition

    Fifteen WSD students who attend Lewis & Clark Career Center are headed to the SkillsUSA Missouri State Leadership Conference April 5-7 after winning at the District Competition.

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  • WSD Robotics Team Headed to World Championship

    The Wentzville School District Ratchet Rockers Robotics Team 1706 placed second among the finalists in the FIRST St. Louis Regional Competition at Chaifetz Arena March 8-10, earning a wild card opportunity as a member of the finalist alliance to attend the World Championship competition in Houston, Texas April 19-21.

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  • LHS Sophomore Aminhan Lobster Selected as Mo-Ark Key Club Lieutenant Governor

    LHS sophomore Aminhan Lobster has been selected as the Missouri-Arkansas (Mo-Ark) Key Club Division 5 Lieutenant Governor for the 2018-19 school year. Division officers were elected and installed during the Mo-Ark District 71st Annual Leadership Conference held March 8-10 in Springfield, MO.

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  • WSD Students Host 2nd Annual Film Festival

    The WSD held its 2nd Annual Film Festival on March 19th at Liberty High School. The Festival highlights films written and produced by students in grades K-12. Winners were chosen in eight categories from over 130 submissions.

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  • Liberty Elected STUCO Officer

    The Student Council (STUCO) of Liberty High School was elected Secretary at the 70th annual Missouri Association of Student Councils (MASC) Convention held March 8-10 at Lebanon High School in Lebanon, MO. This year’s event, “Leadership on Tour,” drew over 1000 student leaders from across the state.

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  • WSD Hosts Annual STEM Olympics

    The WSD hosted its fourth annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Olympics at Liberty High School on March 6th and March 13th. Over 400 kindergarten through 8th grade students participated in small group design challenges, as well as hands-on activities and demonstrations by high school students and WSD staff members.

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  • WSD Seniors Selected for State Academic Honor

    Holt seniors Benjamin Goldstein and Emma Rose and Liberty senior Madison McGuire have been selected for the 2018 Missouri Scholars 100, a statewide program that honors 100 of Missouri’s top academic students in the Class of 2018.

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  • Holt DECA Spring Fling

    The Holt High School DECA Chapter will be hosting the 19th Annual Spring Fling on March 30th at their school from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This year’s theme is Disney and the event will include games, activities and the traditional egg hunts. There will also be themed raffle baskets and guest appearances by the Easter Bunny, McGruff the Crime Dog, members of the Wentzville Fire Department, and Disney Princesses.

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  • WSD Buses Score Outstanding on State Inspection

    The Wentzville School District Transportation bus fleet was inspected by the Missouri State Highway Patrol on March 7th and 8th and was found to have an approval rate of 99.4% for first-time presentations. For reference, the statewide average last year was 90.2%.

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  • WSD Students Excel at State DECA Conference

    Dozens of Holt, Liberty and Timberland High School marketing students joined 1,800 of their Missouri counterparts for the 70th Annual Missouri DECA State Career Development Conference at the Crown Center in Kansas City, MO.

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  • WSD Hires Two New Principals

    The Wentzville School District Board of Education has approved the hiring of Katie Brettschneider as principal of Discovery Ridge Elementary School and Colin Hanna as principal of Heritage Primary for the 2018-2019 school year.

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  • WSD Students Compete at State FCCLA Conference

    Students from Holt, Liberty, and Timberland high schools competed at the 72nd annual Missouri FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) State Leadership Conference held March 11-13 at Tan Tara Resort in Osage Beach, MO.

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  • HHS Theater Presents The Wizard of Oz

    Holt High School Theater will present Frank Baum’s “The Wizard of Oz” on April 4, 5, and 6. This musical will be performed by an all-school cast and crew each evening beginning at 7:00 p.m.

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  • WSD High School Musicians Qualify for MSHSAA State Music Festival

    Congratulations to our high school musicians and singers who qualified for the MSHSAA State Music Festival by receiving an Honor I (highest possible) rating on their solos and ensembles at the MSHSAA District Music Festival held at Fort Zumwalt East High School on Saturday, March 3rd. These musicians will advance to perform at the State Festival at the University of Missouri – Columbia on Thursday, April 26th.

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  • LHS Theatre Presents Little Women

    Liberty High School Theatre will present Little Women: The Musical on March 15, 16, & 17. The musical will be performed at 7:00 p.m. each evening in the Liberty High School Performing Arts Center.

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  • WSD K-8 Students Excel at Regional Science & Engineering Fair

    Students in kindergarten through 8th grade from the Wentzville School District competed in Missouri’s Tri-County Regional Science and Engineering Fair held at Francis Howell North High School on Saturday, March 3rd.

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  • WSD High School Students Excel at Regional Science & Engineering Fair

    Students from the Wentzville School District competed in the high school portion of Missouri’s Tri-County Regional Science and Engineering Fair held at Holt High School on Saturday, February 24th. Timberland senior Nikolos Antonio received overall First Place in the Honors Division for his project “Using a Neural Network to Detect Threats Inside of TSA Images."

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  • THS Theatre Presents The Girl in the Mirror

    Timberland High School Theatre will present Bruce Jacoby’s “The Girl in the Mirror” on March 8, 9, & 10. This drama will be performed by an all-school cast and crew each evening beginning at 7:00 p.m.

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  • LHS Senior Selected as Candidate for U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

    Liberty senior Alexis Guffey has been selected as a candidate for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program in Career and Technical Education. The program was established in 1964, by executive order of the President, to recognize and honor some of our nation's most distinguished graduating high school seniors. In 2015, the program was extended to recognize students who demonstrate exceptional ability and accomplishment in career and technical education fields.

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  • WSD to Opt Out of National School Lunch Program

    The Wentzville Board of Education has voted to opt out of the National School Lunch Program, beginning with the 2018-19 school year. Susan Raster, Director of Child Nutrition for the WSD, presented information to the Board at their February 15th meeting, outlining reasons why the District should step away from the program.

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  • WSD Students Compete at DECA District Competition

    WSD students competed at the DECA District Competitive Events Conference last week, and are moving on to the State competition in Kansas City, Missouri on March 11th-13th. Seventy-one students from Holt, Liberty, and Timberland will advance to the state competition.

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  • Three WSD Seniors Named Finalists for National Merit Scholarships

    The Wentzville School District is proud to announce that Emma Rose from Holt High School, and Emily Henman and Troy Roberts from Timberland High School have all been selected as Finalists in the 63rd Annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

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  • WSD Students Compete at FBLA District Competition

    WSD Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) students competed at the FBLA District Competition last week, and are moving on to the State competition in Springfield, Missouri on April 8th -10th. Students from Holt, Liberty and Timberland won multiple awards and at the end of the day, 28 WSD students qualified to move on to the State competition.

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  • WSD Student Artwork Showcased in SSM Art Display

    SSM Health and the Wentzville School District have partnered to showcase student artwork in a new display called “The Art of Healing” at St. Joseph Hospital in Lake Saint Louis.

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  • Holt Alumni Recognized for GAC Hall of Fame Induction

    Three years ago, the Gateway Athletic Conference created a Hall of Fame and since its inception, eight Holt High School graduates have been inducted into the prestigious group. Those athletes and alum were honored last week during a home basketball game as part of the school’s Hall of Fame Night.

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  • WSD Hires New Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum

    The WSD has hired Dr. Megan Stryjewski as the Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment for the 2018-2019 school year. She presently serves as the Director of Elementary Education and Professional Learning for Lindbergh Schools and is an adjunct professor for the University of Missouri-Columbia.

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  • Liberty Named "Power Up School" by Dairy Council

    Liberty High has been named the 2017 Power Up School of the Year by the St. Louis Dairy Council. High school athletes across the area were encouraged to participate in the Power Up with Chocolate Milk initiative this fall.

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  • WSD Adjusts Boundaries for Two Elementary Schools

    The Board of Education has approved a boundary adjustment that will affect Discovery Ridge and Prairie View elementary attendance areas beginning next fall. The change will affect the Briarchase, Sommers Landing and Belmonte Landing subdivisions along Highway N in Lake Saint Louis that are currently part of the Discovery Ridge attendance area.

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  • WSD Board of Education Votes Unanimously to Place No-tax-increase Bond Issue on April Ballot

    The Board of Education has unanimously voted to place a $125 million no-tax-increase bond issue on the April 3, 2018 ballot to accommodate the continued enrollment growth of the District.

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  • Derrick Docket Named New Director of Marketing

    The WSD Board of Education has approved the hiring of Derrick Docket as Director of Marketing. This is a new position created as part of a strategic plan to open advertising opportunities within the District.

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  • Lakeview's Katie Zak Named District Teacher of the Year

    Katherine “Katie” Zak, a first grade teacher at Lakeview Elementary School, has been selected as the Wentzville School District Teacher of the Year for 2017-2018. 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. “I am very grateful,” Zak shared following the announcement. “There are so many teachers deserving of this distinction.”

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  • District Receives Clean Financial Audit

    The Wentzville School District 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, 2017.

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  • Annual MLK Jr. Celebration & Scholarship Opportunities

    The Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Walk and Celebration will be held at Holt High School again this year in January. In conjunction with the celebration, there are a number of scholarship opportunities for WSD seniors.

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  • WSD Students Participate in Hour of Code

    Students across the Wentzville School District joined millions of other K-12 students learning computer code as part of Computer Science Education Week December 4-10. "Hour of Code" is a global campaign designed to get students interested in computer science. Hour of Code offers web-based lessons in computer coding that are aimed at every age group.

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  • THS Students Win Top Awards at YAG Convention

    Five students from Timberland High School won top awards at the Missouri Youth and Government (YAG) Convention held November 30 - December 1 in Jefferson City. Timberland students have had the opportunity to participate in this program for the past three years. It is designed to give students hands-on experience in government through the legislative, judicial, and executive branches, as well as an understanding the role of media in a democracy.

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  • WSD Assistant Superintendent Named New Warren County Superintendent

    The Wentzville School District would like to congratulate Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Dr. Gregg Klinginsmith on his selection as the new Superintendent of the Warren County School District. Dr. Klinginsmith has submitted his resignation to the Wentzville Board of Education effective June 30, 2018, which will allow him to assist in the transition process once a new Assistant Superintendent of CIA is hired.

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  • Timberland Student Makes All-State Band

    JD Estlund, a senior at Timberland High School, has been selected as third in the state on bass clarinet in the Missouri All-State Band. On December 2nd, over 1,400 students from across Missouri met at Hickman High School in Columbia to audition for the honor of participating in the top honor band in the state.

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  • Holt Students Win WorldQuest Competition

    A team of four students from Holt High School in the Wentzville School District won the World Affairs Council of St. Louis WorldQuest competition and has qualified to compete at the 2017-2018 Academic WorldQuest competition in Washington, D.C.

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  • Heritage Teacher Honored by County

    Heritage Primary Computer Teacher Amy Robb, who also serves as the Wentzville School District K-8 Lead Computer Teacher, was presented with a proclamation on November 27th at the St. Charles County Council meeting for being "a role model for helping prepare the workforce of tomorrow."

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  • WSD Schools Announce Their Teacher of the Year

    Schools across the District announced their selection for Teacher of the Year during American Education Week, November 13-17. Candidates are judged on the respect and admiration of students, parents and colleagues. Selection is also based on their ability to inspire and educate students of all backgrounds and abilities.

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  • WSD Land Purchase

    The Wentzville School District has announced the purchase of 108.9 acres located at the northeast corner of W. Meyer Road and N. Point Prairie in Wentzville. The District entered into an agreement on June 28, 2017 and has completed the due diligence process, confirming that the property will meet the District’s needs to build on the site. Closing is scheduled for the week of November 27th.

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  • WSD PE Teachers Win at State Convention

    WSD PE teachers had a great showing at the Missouri Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (MOAHPERD) Annual Convention held November 10-12 at the Lodge of the Four Seasons. Boone Trail PE teacher Adrienne Pivac was named the Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year for the St. Louis District and Wentzville Middle School PE teacher Marc Tiernan received the Young Professional Award.

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  • WSD Scores 97.5% on State Report Card

    The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) released the Annual Performance Report (APR) data this week for school districts around the state. The Wentzville School District scored 97.5% in the evaluation system, up from 97.1% last year and the highest the District has scored since the state started using the evaluation tool five years ago.

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  • WFPD Provides Coats for Kids

    The WSD partnered for the fifth consecutive year with Wentzville Firefighters to provide over 560 coats for kids in need through Operation Warm.

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  • WSD Schools Celebrate Veterans Day

    Schools across the WSD held celebrations in honor of our service men and women who are serving, or who have served, in the armed forces.

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  • LHS Theater Presents A Night of Comedy

    Liberty High School Theater will present A Night of Comedy on November 16, 17 & 18. The production will include three one-act plays. “Avoiding the Pitfalls of High School Dating” by Bobby Keniston, “13 Ways to Screw Up your College Interview” by Ian McWethy, and “Going to School” by Ed Monk. . A Night of Comedy will be presented at 7:00 p.m. each evening in the Liberty High School Performing Arts Center. Admission is $6 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens and tickets will be available at the door.

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  • THS Theatre Presents Monty Python's Spamalot

    Timberland High School Theatre will present Monty Python’s Spamalot on November 9, 10, & 11. This musical comedy will be performed by an all-school cast and crew each evening beginning at 7:00 p.m. The performance will be held at the Carl E. Reininger Theatre. Admission is $6.00 for adults and $5.00 for students and tickets will available at the door.

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  • Duello Classroom is "Certified Kind" and Wins Pre-Screening of the Movie "Wonder"

    Fifth grade students in Amber Mathews class at Duello Elementary were treated to an advanced screening on October 26th of the movie “Wonder” at Town Square Cinema in Dardenne Prairie as a reward for being a “Certified Kind Classroom.”

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  • Holt Student Elected as State DECA Officer

    Holt High School junior Julia Meyr has been selected as the Missouri DECA District 6 Vice President for the 2017-18 school year. State officers were elected and installed during the Missouri DECA Fall Leadership and State Officer Election Conference held Oct. 15-16 in Lake Ozark, MO. The annual state conference was attended by almost 700 high school marketing students and their teachers.

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  • WSD Students Participate in Great U.S. Shakeout Earthquake Drill

    Students in the WSD joined over 2.7 million other people across 14 states and took part in the “Great Central U.S. ShakeOut” earthquake drill at 10:19 on October 19th.

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  • WSD Students Qualify for Advanced Placement (AP) Scholar Awards

    The WSD is pleased to announce that 119 students from Holt, Liberty, and Timberland have qualified for Advanced Placement (AP) Scholar Awards.

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  • WSD Celebrates Boone Trail Days

    What was life like in the 1800’s when St. Charles County was the frontier? Students at Boone Trail Elementary found out as classroom lessons came to life and students and staff celebrated the 27th annual “Boone Trail Days” on October 12th and 13th.

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  • HHS Theater Presents The Nerd

    Holt High School Theater will present Larry Shue’s “The Nerd” on October 19, 20 & 21. This comedy will be performed by an all-school cast and crew each evening beginning at 7:00 p.m. The performances will be held at the C.H. Jones Auditorium, and admission is $5.00.

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  • WSD Celebrates Discovery Days

    Students at Discovery Ridge Elementary participated in the eighth annual “Discovery Days” during the week of October 2-6. The event, conceived by faculty members in 2010 before construction of the new elementary school was even completed, focuses on discovery in the physical world.

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  • WSD Student Elected to Missouri State Thespian Board

    Holt High School junior Dominic Barbosa has been elected to the Missouri State Thespian Board.

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  • WSD Celebrates Walk to School 2017

    Green Tree, Heritage Primary and Peine Ridge Elementary all celebrated International Walk to School Day this year by encouraging families to join together and walk to school.

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  • WSD Students Receive 2017 Glory of Missouri Awards

    Eighteen WSD students have been named recipients of the 2017 Glory of Missouri Award by State Representatives Bryan Spencer, Bart Korman and Justin Hill. The Glory of Missouri Awards were created to recognize students who display virtuous qualities both as students and as citizens.

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  • WSD Seniors Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists and Commended Students

    Emma Rose from Holt, and Emily Henman and Troy Roberts from Timberland have all been selected as Semifinalists in the 63rd Annual National Merit Scholarship Program. In addition, five WSD seniors have been named Commended Students in the prestigious national program.

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  • Pinwheels for Peace

    For the 10th consecutive year, Timberland art students "planted" over 1,200 pinwheels in honor of International Day of Peace on September 21st.

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  • WSD Celebrates Patriot Day

    Students across the District participated in Patriot Day celebrations on September 11th to honor first responders and remember 9/11.

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  • Moody's Maintains Top Rating for WSD

    Moody's Investors Service has issued its Annual Issuer Comment Report and maintains Aa2 rating for the WSD, one of the highest ratings for any school district in Missouri.

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  • Liberty Student Takes 2nd Place at International HOSA Competition

    Liberty High School senior Alexis Guffey received second place in the Healthy Lifestyle competition at the HOSA (Future Healthcare Professionals) International Leadership Conference in Orlando, Florida in June.

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  • WSD Community Experiences Total Solar Eclipse

    On August 21, 2017, students, staff and families in the WSD had an amazing opportunity to experience a Total Solar Eclipse.

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  • WSD Opens Two New Schools

    Stone Creek and Wabash Elementary are officially open and will each welcome over 800 students on the first day!

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  • WSD Hires over 120 New Teachers

    The District welcomed its newest teachers to orientation the week of August 7th. Over 2,300 people applied for these positions, so we're confident we have the "cream of the crop!"

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  • Over 4,000 people attended the 7th Annual Back to School Fair!

    The Back to School Fair drew the largest crowd ever on August 5th to Timberland High School.

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  • Liberty Student Chosen for Kode with Klossy

    Emily Brockmann, incoming freshman at Liberty High School, was one of 20 St. Louis girls selected to attend the Kode with Klossy Camp through July 21st. The two-week camp teaches web development skills and shows girls how to build an app from the ground up. Kode with Klossy (featured on the Sunday Today Show) was founded by St. Louis native and model Karlie Kloss with a mission to empower girls to learn how to code and become leaders in technology.

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  • WSD Receives Grant from Mastercard for STEM Initiatives

    The Wentzville School District (WSD) has announced that it has received over $44,000 from Mastercard to support the District’s science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) initiatives.

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  • Timberland Student Participates in Leadership Program

    Emily Treadway, an incoming sophomore at Timberland High School, was selected to participate in the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry's Leadership in Practice program.

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  • Holt Student Wins at National SkillsUSA Competition

    Casey Morgan took 11th Place in HVAC Sheet Metal at the SkillsUSA 53rd annual National Leadership and Skills Conference held in Louisville, Kentucky June 19-24.

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  • WSD Announces Free & Reduced Meal Guidelines for 2017-18

    The Wentzville School District has announced its revised free and reduced price policy for school children unable to pay the full price of meals served in schools under the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program.

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  • Two WSD Educators Named Finalists for Presidential Teaching Award

    Julia Luetkenhaus and Stacey Wade are both 8th grade teachers at Frontier Middle School and both have been named Finalists for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics or Science Teaching.

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  • WSD Begins Teacher Home Visit Program

    The Board of Education voted to approve an agreement with St. Louis-based HOME WORKS! at Heritage Primary and Pearce Hall beginning in the 17-18 school year

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  • Crossroads 4th Grader Advances to National Math Contest

    Rafay Cheema, a fourth-grade student at Crossroads Elementary in the Wentzville School District, earned 6th place overall at the Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics (MCTM) State Math Competition held at Columbia College on May 6th. Rafay is one of only ten Missouri fourth graders who qualified to compete next at the mathleague.org National Elementary Championship held at Texas A&M University on June 24th.

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  • Discovery Ridge Earns National Recognition

    DRE has received the 2017 Character.org Promising Practice in Character Education Award for both its Random Acts of Kindness Challenge and the school’s annual Discovery Days week.

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  • Timberland Drama Nominated for Seven STL Theatre Awards

    The Timberland High School Theatre Department was nominated for seven awards in the First Annual St. Louis High School Musical Theatre Awards (SLHSMTA) for their production of Shrek the Musical.

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