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WPS-TV School News: May 13, 2013
In this edition of the School News: Communities in Schools host their Annual S.T.A.R. Luncheon, The Excellence in Public Service Awards are presented, Northeast Magnet Leadership Students present Preventative Scenes, Earhart Environmental Magnet hosts the Future Scientists and Engineers Conference, Riverside is awarded the Red Carpet Award for Customer Service, Horace Mann holds an Anti-Bullying Pep Rally. Anchors are Michael Pugh and Keira Martin from Buckner Performing Arts Magnet.
Bond Issue Update: May, 2013
This month we check out the bond projects at Kelly Elementary and Marshall Middle School; visit South High's new fine arts suite; and take a look at the bond celebrations at Colvin, McCollom and Enterprise. Watch
WPS-TV School News: April 26, 2013
In this Edition of the School News: Northeast Magnet Teacher Wins Award, Franklin Elementary Welcomes Arts Partners Artists, Grand Opening for New GraceMed Clinic At Dodge, Jefferson Elementary Artists Win Contest, Horace Mann Hosts “Dual Language Day”, Middle Schools Team Up for Inservice. Anchors are Maggie Dungan and Lexey Cordell from Wilbur Middle School. Watch
Parent Talk: All About KanCare
Sandra Zeh, from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, joins host Sierre Usher to help explain the new KanCare managed health care program that was recently launched. Sandra helps clarify some of the changes to this new low cost program for families who are not offered health insurance through their employer or find it difficult to afford. Watch
WPS-TV School News: April 10, 2013
In this edition of the School News: Spaght students are Inspired by The Kansas City Chief’s Mascot; Candidate Forum hosted by the Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council; Northwest High School Finds a Visual Way to show their Support for Fine Arts, South High School has another Tool for Firefighting Students; Brooks, North, and WSU Team Up for Engineering Project. Anchors are Maddie Surmeier and Cori Carson from Wilbur Middle School. Watch
Parent Talk: Human Growth & Development
Sandy Hysom is our guest. Sandy explains the district’s Human Growth & Development program and provides background on the history of the program in Wichita Public Schools. The HG&D courses are purely optional and parents can review the materials at their child’s school for more information before enrolling their child. Watch
Bond Issue Update
This month, we learn about the bond projects at West High, College Hill Elementary and Pleasant Valley Elementary; check out the new gym at Heights High School; and see how Price-Harris Elementary celebrated the end of their bond construction. Watch
National Academic League 2013 All-Star Match
Students from Wichita middle schools take part in the 2013 NAL All-Star Game. This match pits the East squad of All-Stars versus the West squad and was one of the closest matches ever held in the history of the National Academic League. Watch
Circle of Friends
The Circle of Friends is an innovative mentoring program matching Special Education students with regular education peers. We have several Circle of Friends programs in Wichita Public Schools and are always looking for more! This month we are promoting the SOC (Support Our Circle) Walk at Intrust Bank Arena. Watch this short video for more information. Watch
Fashionetta Scholarship Presentations 2012
Enjoy excerpts of performances and the scholarship program as 17 beautiful young “Pearls” are recognized for their dramatic, musical, fashion and academic talents. Watch
How to Be (or Not to Be) During a Performance!
Students from Buckner Performing Arts Magnet show how NOT to act during a school performance! Watch