Western Plains USD 106 is a school district located in Ness County, Kansas. USD 106 is comprised of the towns of Arnold, Brownell, Bazine, Ransom, and Utica. At Western Plains, we pride ourselves on the ability to serve each student and help them reach their potential with a highly qualified faculty in the comfort of well-maintained facilities. We are proud of what we do at Western Plains and invite you to check out the site. Thanks for visiting!

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Western Plains Scholars Bowl Team Qualifies for State!

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     The Western Plains Scholars Bowl team were Runners-Up at the Regional Scholars Bowl held on February 4 at Ransom and will advance to the State Scholars Bowl for the Sixth Year in a Row!      Team members Daniel Hair, Nick Jasper, Vanessa Mendez, Rachel Cofer and AnnaBelle Withington finished the day with 9 wins and 1 loss.  The team defeated Moscow 40-10, Dighton 40-20, Weskan 40-30, . . .

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'Cat Tracks' Earns Award of Excellence from KASB

 RANSOM-The Kansas Association of School Boards holds a publication contest annually, in which schools can send in entries in various categories. The categories are centered around school publicity, such as websites, school publications, photographs, and more. Journalism teacher Miss Amy Flax entered several WPHS materials into . . .

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"One Big Family": WP's newest employees speak out

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RANSOM- Western Plains North has recently hired two new employees in our maintenance department, Sean Ries and Gertrude Summey.  Both Summey and Ries were most recently employed at USD 303, Ness City. The two are really enjoying their new jobs.  Ries and Summey always have wonderful attitudes. The two of them, along with . . .

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