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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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Scholars Bowl team welcomes new coach

A new era of scholars bowl is coming to Western Plains, leaving the school buzzing with anticipation. With this new era comes a new coach. Mr. Allen McLain is taking on the role of being the coach, and he intends to continue the strong tradition.  When asked what made him apply for the position he stated, “After I retired, I found that one of the things I missed was not being able to be around others. When I saw that a . . .

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Ag Mechanics class converts bus

Mr. Craig Blocksome’s Ag Mechanics class is getting creative with their latest project; modifying an old school bus and turning it into what the class fondly calls a “redneck camper”. Mr. Blocksome purchased the old school bus at an auction in Kentucky and thought it would be fun and educational for the class to fix it up and make it livable. The class jokingly (or not so jokingly) calls it the “redneck . . .

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CTE Pathway Information

Are you familiar with CTE pathways? 💥A CTE pathway is a sequence of two or more CTE courses within a student’s area of career interest. Pathways are designed to connect high school classes to college, industry certifications, and/or a career. 💥While in high school, students have the opportunity to acquire free technical skills training in the career field he/she is interested in. Students will learn valuable . . .

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District Wellness Policy

Here is the link to our District Wellness Policy:   USD 106 District Wellness Policy If you are interested in participating in the wellness committee, please contact Jeff Jones at 785-731-2352.

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