• Boone Trail Elementary Celebrates 29th Annual Boone Trail Days

    Students at Boone Trail Elementary in the Wentzville School District had an opportunity to participate in a long-held tradition that dates back to the opening of their school. Boone Trail Days is a chance for students to learn what life was like for Americans who lived in the 1800s.

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  • Green Tree Elementary and Heritage Primary Students Participate in International Walk to School Day

    Students from Green Tree Elementary and Heritage Primary joined schools around the world to celebrate the 23rd annual International Walk to School Day on October 2.

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  • WSD Students Plant Pinwheels for Peace

    Members of the Timberland High School Art Club planted almost 2,000 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.

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  • Timberland Student Named National Merit Scholarship Program Semifinalist

    The WSD is proud to announce that Timberland senior Logan Brenningmeyer has been selected as a semifinalist in the 65th Annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Eight more WSD students earned Commended Student status, as well.

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  • WSD Schools Raise $73K for AHA

    Schools in the WSD raised over $73,000 last year for the American Heart Association (AHA), the sixth-most in the state, thanks to students in nine of its schools who held fundraisers over the course of the school year.

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  • WSD Hires Principal for New Elementary School

    The WSD has named the principal for the new elementary school opening next fall for the 2020-21 school year. Dr. Candice Belton, who is currently serving as an assistant principal at Boone Trail Elementary, has been selected to serve as principal at the new school being constructed on Interstate Drive off South Point Prairie Road in Wentzville.

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  • 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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