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New Young People's Concert Promo
Students can attend two Wichita Symphony Orchestra Young People's Concerts for one low price! Find out how here.
First In Class: Andrea Belsan
It's the first day of school for first year teacher Andrea Belsan, who is excited to meet her fourth graders for the first time. Andrea shares her hopes for the year, and explains what inspired her to become a teacher. Watch
Summer STEM Academy "Engineering and Robotics"
Student Engineers put their skills to work making robots and devices to help colonize a virtual planet Mars. Watch
New Teachers Voice Excitement On New Year
Wichita Public Schools has another great group of new teachers starting their first year. We caught up with a few of them at New Staff Orientation to find out what they are most excited about going into the start of their new career. Watch
STEM Summer Academy "On the Farm"
Students in the Summer STEM Academy take their learning outdoors to a farm in Towanda, where they learn about various flora and fauna. Kid-powered Rockets provide fun while still keeping the focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Watch
Welcome Back To School!
Superintendent John Allison welcomes staff to the 2014-2015 school year, with help from summer school students and staff at Mueller Elementary. Welcome Back 2014-2015
BOE and UTW Reach Tentative Contract
The Board of Education and the United Teachers of Wichita have reached a tentative contract agreement. Details of the agreement were explained at the Alvin Morris Administrative Center. Watch
Summer STEM Academy: "CSI"
Summer STEM Academy Crime Scene Investigation: Middle School Students use various hands-on scientific techniques to find a suspect in a mock crime at the Summer STEM Academy. Watch
Summer STEM Academy: "Liquids & Gases"
Wichita Public Schools Summer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Academy features a lesson in "Liquids and Gases." Summer STEM Academy Instructor Sherry Silveous explains how fun and easy this lesson can be. Watch
The Education Edge
The Education Edge gives businesses, individuals and district employees an easy way to provide financial gifts to three funding sources: fine arts, athletics and classroom mini-grants. These funds are used to provide students with supplies and resources that are not funded through regular funding sources. Watch
Summer STEM Academy
Wichita Public Schools Summer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Academy features a lesson in "The Science of Sound." Arts Partners artist Aaron Fowler helps students discover the scientific and musical terms used to measure the various attributes of sound. Watch
Summer STEM Academy
An introduction to the Wichita Public School’s first Summer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Academy. Students from pre-K through Middle School take part in various engaging hands-on learning activities. Academy Principal Terrell Davis hosts. Watch
WPS-TV School News - June 16, 2014
In this edition of the School News: McLean Magnet Elementary celebrates STEM Night, The Brooks Flying Challenge continues, Healthy Grant given to help Elementary Students, Celebrity Dancer Du-Shaunt “Fik-Shun” Stegall visits Dodge Elementary, Kensler Elementary teacher gets students Excited about School Work, Minneha Elementary 5th Graders leave Art Legacy for their school, Woodman Elementary replaces tree destroyed by lightning. Riley Sipes from Mayberry Cultural and Fine Arts Middle Magnet School is our anchor. Watch
First in Class: Rosalina Train (May, 2014)
This year we followed Rosalina Train, 7th grade language arts teacher at Truesdell Middle School, as she began her first year of teaching. In this final episode of the 2013-14 school year, Ms. Train explains how she has grown as a teacher, the joys and challenges of teaching middle school students, what her students have told her about her influence on them and what advice she would give others embarking on their first year as teachers. Watch
2013-2014 Year In Review
A look back at the Wichita Public Schools through the 2013-2014 school year, from bond celebrations and new lunch options, to the the temporary relocation of College Hill and the implementation of a new student information system. Watch
Tech Focus: May, 2014
On the premiere episode of the new Tech Focus, we look at how the Synergy Student Information System helps teachers, administrators, office staff and parents keep track of student progress. Watch
Good Apple Awards Spring, 2014
The Good Apple Award program allows schools and administrative support centers to recognize employees, volunteers and school partners who provide exemplary service to the district and its students. Watch
99% Awards Spring, 2014
The 99% Awards program honors one student from each middle and high school in the Wichita Public Schools. Those selected represent thousands of their fellow students in classrooms across the district who are all doing the right thing. Each semester, the students and their families are invited to a special ceremony conducted by the Board of Education in the cafeteria at North High School. Watch
YESS Summer Youth Program
Learn all about the Youth Education Summer Socialization Program! The YESS Program is a 9 week summer program serving students ages 5-21 with developmental disabilities. This fun and exciting program is designed to help students retain what they have learned during the school year, while developing improved communication and socialization skills. Watch
Welcome to Hamilton Middle School
Take an inside look at Hamilton Middle School and see what makes this school in the heart of the city such a great place for students. Watch
First in Class: Molli Sebastian
In this episode, we check out Molli Sebastian's first nine weeks as a teacher, and learn about a few other "firsts," including her first parent-teacher conferences and her first report cards. Watch
Parent Talk: Safe and Civil Schools
Ever wonder what those "CHAMPS" and "ACHIEVE" posters are in Wichita school hallways and classrooms? They serve as a reminder to students of positive behavior in all areas of the school - from classrooms to restrooms! Dr. Randy Sprick joins host Kim Burkhalter to explain the Safe and Civil Schools initiative, which is a proactive and positive approach to classroom management. Watch
CHAMPS/ACHIEVE Bus Expectation Videos
Wichita Public School students learn about proper behavior on the school bus, including CHAMPS and ACHIEVE expectations for the bus ride. Watch
Parent Talk: Transportation Services in Wichita Public Schools
How far must your family live from your neighborhood school to receive bus transportation? Do buses have cameras on board? Does the district's "space available" policy guarantee my child a seat on a school bus? District Transportation Director Fabian Armendariz joins host Sierre Usher to provide answers to these and many more questions, tips on bus safety and explains new behavior expectations for students as we begin a new school year. Watch
WPS-TV Spotlight Newsletter
Welcome Back to School!
New Teachers Voice Excitement for New Year
First In Class: Meet Andrea Belsan
Regular Programs on WPS-TV
Googolplex Premier- September 3
Meet the Media Production Team!
Summer STEM Academy: On the Farm
Summer STEM Academy: Engineering & Robotics