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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!

Western Plains

2020-2021 Budget Information

  Click to access:  Form 150   Click to access:  1 Page Summary  

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Seniors reflect on end of high school careers

RANSOM & BAZINE- COVID-19 has had a dramatic impact on many people all over the world, whether it has been financial, economical, mental, physical, or a wide array of other impacts. But for the senior graduating class of 2020, COVID-19 and its impacts hit a different way. Senior year is the year in school that is much-anticipated by nearly all students who pass through the hallways of a school. So much time is spent cultivating . . .

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The impact of COVID-19 on USD 106

BAZINE & RANSOM- Education across the globe was shaken up in a big way with the spread of COVID-19. When stay at home orders and restrictions on group sizes were put into place, paired with general concerns about the spread of the virus, it became quickly apparent that the end of the school year would look different than most. On March 17th, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly announced that school buildings were to remain closed for the . . .

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Buffington, Williams selected for post-season basketball honors

Two members of the Western Plains Healy high school basketball team have been named to the Western Kansas Liberty League all league basketball team. Selection is determined by vote of the WKLL coaches. Bryan Buffington, a junior, was designated as a second team boys selection. Buffington was coached by Jeff Jones.   Tabitha Williams, a sophomore, was named an honorable mention selection for the girls all . . .

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