Western Plains is proud to announce that a new superintendent has been hired. Jeff Jones is a familiar name but is new to our district. He will assume the duties of district superintendent and North Campus principal. More information will follow.
We have officially wrapped up another year of school at Western Plains. Thanks to all the students, teachers, parents, and supporters for what was truly a great year! Our students continue to achieve at the highest levels and this continues to be a wonderful place to learn and succeed. The teachers and staff will be hard at work all . . .
Have you ever considered hosting a foreign exchange student? No? Maybe you should give it some thought. If you ask someone who has hosted a student you will hear a great story. If you have room in your house and your heart, it can be an amazing experience. I have been approached by a couple of agencies that . . .
Contact information is vitale to the success of every alumni association in order to plan the annual Reunion Banquet and to assist graduating classes with their individual reunions. The Ransom-Arnold-Brownell-Western Plains High School Alumni Association has secured a website and an email to help keep everyone linked into the association. Please go to rabwp.com to register your contact information online and/or email your contact information to RABWclassreunion@hotmail.com. Don't miss out on the invitations, don't lose contact with old friends. Register with the Alumni Association today.
Merchandise For Sale Baseball Hats (velcro) $17.00 Rally Rags $5.00 Sport Bags $10.00 Stadium Seats $40.00 Wrist Bands $2.00 Contact: Debbie Fairbank-- President 785-731-2352 (work)
RANSOM-Learning about local and national govenment is one of the focal points of study in Mrs. Debbie Hagan's Political Science class. It is extreamely important to be knowledgeable about what is going to around us and the deiceisions that are being made by governmental bodies that affect our every day lives. The Political Science class, which consists of Daniel Hair, Hailey Fairbank, Kelly Flax, Braden Mishler, and Madeline Withington, attened the Western Plains School Board Meeting on Monday, March 9th. The class is studying local government and went to the meeting to get a better understanding of how it is set up and the laws they are restricted by. Attending the Meeting gave them the opportunity to see a small political body function, and the students had the chance to view the meeting's procedures and workings. Senior Madeline Withington learned a lot from attenting the meeting. "It was really informative," commented Withington. Senior Hailey Fairbandk added, "It was interesting to see what the board said about different things and how they conducted their business." The political Science class is not the only class . . .
The following file is the District Calendar in excel and in PDF. 14-15 Calendar (Excel) 14-15 Calendar Also available are past calendars for your viewing. 13-14 Calendar (excel) 2013-14 Calendar (pdf) 2012-13 District Calendar 2012-13 District Calendar (pdf)
RANSOM- State championships in Scholars Bowl competition were held across Kansas on February 14. For the fifth year in a row, the Western Plains team competed at the 1A Division II level. This year, the team returned home with the distinction of having earned the runner-up trophy. All twelve of the teams qualifying for State Scholars Bowl do so by placing in the top three at one of the four regionals held across the state. Pools for state are established by the Kansas State High School Activities Association. The Bobcats found themselves . . .